LD Azobra formerly Lyman White, formerly of the LSU Tigers and the Atlanta Falcons interviews Living Legends and those whose stories need to be heard. His time at Oakdale Federal Prison along with his perspectives as a "Black" man who has traveled the world, inspires insightful, emotional and sometimes hilarious discussions. Website: https://smartbrothamedia.com/count-time
How do you celebrate Superhuman Day? We hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend. This year we celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington and the 160th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. And today we celebrate Superhuman Day. We all have a lot to celebrate! Todays episode describes Superhuman Day and starts with the inspiration of Ethan Hawke and Amanda Gorman. How will you celebrate?
August 28th is the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where the moral leader of our nation, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the famed I Have a Dream speech. Todays episode commemorates this day with a replay of the speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
He reminds us of "that steady flame of conscience and courage" that fuels the struggle; an...
Did you know that August is National Black Business Month? We have some of the latest reports on the celebration and how it came about. Includes an LD excerpt from Who R U? and 8 Ways to Empower Black Businesses. Click Here to listen to Inspiration - National Black Business Month along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
Black businesses have been around for centuries. Estimates are that Black entrepreneur...
A renowned civil rights attorney, our Living Legend reminisces about growing up in Baton Rouge and becoming successful. Click Here to listen to Interview with Robert Eames along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
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Today we have an impromptu speech given by Ms. Lauryn Hill at a Jalen Brown-hosted Event in 2018 at NBA All-Star Weekend. We hope that you too are inspired. Click Here to listen to Inspiration - Lauryn Hill along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
Lauryn Hill is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is one of ...
Today we celebrate the dedication of the Heritage monument and the 75th Anniversary of the desegregation of the US Armed Forces. The Louisiana Heritage Monument honors the brave service and sacrifices of all African-American Veterans and their families from Louisiana and throughout the country. It is located in the Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park at the State Capitol. This episode includes remarks by Governor John Bel Edw...
Our Living Legend describes growing up and running a corner store that is quickly approaching its 80th anniversary of operation in Donaldsonville, LA. One of a few that have survived the heyday of corner grocery stores.
Click Here to listen to Interview with Michel Bellina along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
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The Ghetto Messiah discusses "family," trauma, rebirth and the challenges of life all in his unique brand of humor, irreverence and insight. Click Here to listen to Interview with Arthur Silky Slim Reed along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
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An inspirational 4th of July episode that will make you think. A Jamaican-born immigrant, our Living Legend describes what happens when access and opportunity are given to young people. A sharp reminder of the folly of the recent Supreme Court ruling which killed Affirmative Action social justice policies.
Click Here to listen to Interview with Tech Visionary Yusuf Henriques along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos...
A world renown artist, our Living legend describes his life growing up in Louisiana and how he learned his craft. "Everybody's got a story," sums up the 40 years of the woodcarver creating 3D art from centuries old cypress to capture Louisiana life. Everybody needs a Watson!
Click Here to listen to Interview with Artist Henry Watson along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
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Our Living Legend an attorney and former LSU football great describes growing up in Lake Charles, the importance of mental health and of course some great LSU stories.
Click Here to listen to Interview with Thad Minaldi along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
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A pioneer, the first African American elected to a judgeship in Baton Rouge, LA; served as a District Court and Circuit Court of Appeals judge; Chancellor of the Southern University Law Center; and author. Our Living Legend gives his history and describes the importance and value of relationships and coalition building in becoming an agent of change.
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Our Living Legend a 93 year old trailblazing former justice of the peace gives a Scotlandville history lesson along with great stories from his life and time serving as Justice of the Peace. An interesting glimpse of African-American life 1940's - 1970's.
Click Here to listen to Interview with Judge Henry Allen along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
An economist and Dean of Southern University College of Business, our Living Legend has over 30 years of experience in teaching, research and service. Insightful discussion of North Louisiana Delta life in the 50's, the start of his academic journey and the importance of education for our future.
Click Here to listen to Interview with Dr. Donald Andrews along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
Memorial Day is an annual day of remembrance to honor all those who have died in service to the United States during peace and war.
Our Living Legend is an attorney and decorated soldier who served in the Army during the Vietnam War. This episode is full of history and colorful stories about the military and growing up in North Louisiana. There will be more to come from Attorney Wayne.
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A Trailblazer, our Living Legend filmmaker and civil rights activist to the highest order discusses his connection to Emmett Till and the development of the documentary and recent film.
Learn about the 1955 Trinity Killings and their role in the establishment, growth and effectiveness of the civil rights movement in the United States. Click Here to listen to Interview with Keith Beauchamp along with notes, transcript, p...
Description of life growing up in Colfax, LA by an expatriate living in Pram Pram, Ghana.
Click Here to listen to Interview with Diana Kimble along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos. Our Living Legend describes the trauma of the Colfax massacre and its effects on her family and community which lead to a long journey of self-discovery and finally peace on the continent of Africa.
Happy Mother's Day!
Click Here to listen to Interview with Henry Turner, Jr. along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
Our Living Legend gives a look behind the scenes of the Baton Rouge Blues Era and its impact on the music industry. A teenage Henry Turner, Jr. began his career in funk and blues music traveling the juke joint circuit accompanied by Zack the Cat, a shotgun in the trunk, 38 under the seat, 22 in the pocket and a six i...
Click Here to listen to Interview with Alexander Pierre Tureaud, Jr. along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos.
Epic look at creole life in New Orleans from the 1800's to the mid seventies, legendary lawyer A.P. Tureaud, Sr. and the fascinating life and wisdom of A.P. Tureaud, Jr. and his family. Our Living Legend is an educational consultant, artist, civil rights activist and public speaker. He is a retired sc...
Click Here to listen to Interview with Dr. Stephen Finley along with notes, transcript, pictures and videos. One of the most important episodes we have presented. Our Living Legend, a scholar of religious theory, makes sense of African-American religion and culture in a way that you won't get anywhere else. He explains why we misunderstand the Nation of Islam, the Mother Wheel and what we don't remember about Martin and Ma...
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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