The Black Landscape

The Black Landscape

The Black Landscape is a series of conversations that spotlight Black people doing significant work in the SF Bay Area communities in various industries including the arts, local government, local authors, the Peralta College system, labor unions, retail and costuming design, tech, and more! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theblacklandscape/support

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May 12, 2021 52 min

An Oakland native, Adesha made her solo debut singing for hundreds of people at The War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco at the tender age of six. By age ten she had starred and co-starred in musicals, she sang a jingle for a commercial, and had performed solo at a few of San Francisco’s live music venues. Years of training from singing in church; vocal coaching from her mother Deltrina Johnson, a trained gospel singer; and nu...

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Kevin Jenkins has served on the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees since December of 2020. Kevin is a proud alumni of the Peralta Community College District. He earned his Master’s of Public Administration from CSU East Bay and a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies and Planning from SF State University. Kevin has worked in local government for many years, working to influence systems to improve the lives of people ...

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April 14, 2021 39 min

D’Shaun Campbell founded Succeed Consultant Firm to cultivate strong relationships with entrepreneurs and business owners. Campbell assists in vision execution from goal formulation to insuring process completion to success. Passion and undeniable skill presented D’Shaun with complimentary positions at multiple faith-based organizations including Dream Team Affairs, 1C13 Productions, Faith in the Bay, and currently Chief Operations...

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March 24, 2021 48 min

Professional dancer, choreographer, teacher, and small business owner (Raycreations Greeting Cards), Erik Lee's artistic work aligns with but is not limited to the culture of the Bay Area: socio-political activism, spirituality, and artistic explorations of the African diaspora. 

Join us as we talk about humble beginnings, the weight and joy of being a role model for children, and the undemanding ease of how he started his gree...

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March 10, 2021 30 min

Tajianna Okechukwu (she/her) is an emerging actress and filmmaker. Join us as we talk about the duality of being behind and in front of the camera, bringing a Nigerian-American perspective to Hollywood, and that recent Jordan commercial!

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Music Video: Janel Chanté - "Queen"
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February 24, 2021 39 min

Ave-Ameenah Long is a travel photographer and nonprofit administrator. 

Listen in as we talk about global Blackness, travel photography, youth empowerment, and the movement for Black Trans Lives.

Avé-Ameenah Long Instagram: @Keep_it_diasporac

Oakland SOL Revival: Instagram @Oakland_SOL_Revival

Music Video: Qing Qi - IDWIW (I Do What I Want)

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February 10, 2021 23 min

Andre Spearman is a community organizer, Social Justice Warrior, nonprofit leader, and amazing father!
Follow him and his nonprofit, A Journey to Success, on Facebook

To learn more about labor unions, visit the SEIU Local 1021 website.
To learn more about the Faith in Action Network, click here.

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January 27, 2021 34 min

Noah D. James III (he/him) is deaf/ hard of hearing. He is a Sickle Cell Warrior whose artistic voice has grown and flourished into curating performance art, poetry, and a thriving podcast. His mission is to encourage and uplift sickle cell, chronic, and mental health warriors to continue to to pursue life. 

He is the Co-Artistic Director of Visceral Roots Dance Company and has toured, taught, and thrived as a professional dancer f...

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January 19, 2021 40 min

Regina Evans is a native of Oakland, is a Poet, Playwright, Actor, Entrepreneur, Modern Day Abolitionist and a Survivor Leader in the fight against sex trafficking. She is the Founder of Regina's Door, a vintage boutique located in downtown Oakland. Regina's Door is an artistic safe haven and healing sanctuary for at-risk youth, homeless youth, young Oakland Creatives and survivors of human trafficking.

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