While Black: A Podcast on Black Excellence, Social Justice, and Bias Obliteration

While Black: A Podcast on Black Excellence, Social Justice, and Bias Obliteration

While Black: A seriously opinionated podcast bringing you the real and the sometimes raw on anything happening while black.... Show More

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Lisa Cunningham is a dope producer, significant influencer, was there during the infancy of Atlanta hip hop...She is also a lesbian woman who is optimistic about the future of black folks and the LGBTQIA community.  These are the reasons the we sought her out - we wanted to sit down and learn how to be the best ally possible to the LGBTQIA community.  If we are honest we as black people want strong allies and i think th... Read more

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October 15, 2019 85 min

David Banner blesses this episode of While Black and delivers in full and as expected.  We sit and talk with him about everything from his mom and childhood;  superman and slavery, Atlanta to Mississippi and of course politics.  He hits the ground running and delivers very needed information. If you know Banner at all then you know what kind of episode this is.

Make sure to go and follow Mr Banner in all that he does and ... Read more

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October 15, 2019 63 min

On todays episode of While Black we sit down with Nic Stone author of the New York Times best seller "Dear Martin".  For any of our long time listeners you have heard Vince mention this book many times.  

Nic shares details on her upcoming projects (DOPE BOOKS AHEAD) and shines light on the political and racial high school world that Justyce, Manny, SJ, and Jared on share and navigate inside of Dear Marti... Read more

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Note: This is part 2 of HBCU Love and doesn't include all our normal upfront interaction, introductions, and laughs... if you have not checked out part 1 we suggest you go back and listen to part 1 first

Today's episode is part 2 on HBCU's and college admission with Dr Sonya Okoli and its just as amazing and informative as part 1. (Go check out part 1 "HBCU Love" if you have not listened)  

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White Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger was convicted and sentenced to 10 years for the murder of Botham Jean.

This episode is far from our normal format - we skip all of our normal upfront banter (No While Black Isht - No Dope Quotes) instead we head straight into the details and break down the Amber Guyger Trial for you.  We brought back Criminal Defense attorney Ecleynne Mercy (IG: MercyLaw_GA) and Criminal Defense at... Read more

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September 28, 2019 44 min

Do HBCU's really matter?

Why do HBCU's exist?

On this episode of While Black we sit down with Dr Sonya Okoli, one of the most sought after educational analyst in the game, and she delivers nothing but the facts and the need to knows about why our beloved HBCU's matter so much.....even and especially today

Simply put this is a HBCU lovefest!!

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September 21, 2019 56 min

One of the DOPEST While Black Episodes yet - Papi Picasso takes us on a poets journey through black culture.  His ability to communicate with street smarts and boardroom strategy only adds credibility to his name.  Papi Picasso has dope lines embedded into his everyday conversation and his ability to tell the truth of our lives, of our hoods, and of our hopes as men, women, fathers, mothers, and black people is undeniable.

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She's too curvy, he's too broad, they are too dark, can you give us more exotic....Black models hear it all and its all related to the accepted American beauty standard.  It impacts you and its definitely impacting our brothers and sisters in the fashion and modeling industry.

Today we sit down with Mari and learn much more about modeling:

  • What makes it difficult for black men and women
  • The crazy s... Read more

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  • September 7, 2019 64 min

    Black people are a multidimensional, multifaceted, and multitalented group of people and some of us even play the Cello. 

    Meet today's guest, Okorie "OkCello" Johnson, a house music appreciating, Morehouse graduated, ex-hockey playing cellist that has graced stages, backroom, videos, and albums for music greats such as India Arie, De La Soul, and Big Boi (check the Kill Jill Video - SUPER DOPE). 

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    August 31, 2019 63 min

    On todays episode of While Black we sit down with Nic Stone author of the New York Times best seller "Dear Martin".  For any of our long time listeners you have heard Vince mention this book many times.  

    Nic shares details on her upcoming projects (DOPE BOOKS AHEAD) and shines light on the political and racial high school world that Justyce, Manny, SJ, and Jared on share and navigate inside of Dear Marti... Read more

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    August 24, 2019 57 min

    Get ready! - We really cant say much more than that. 

    Initially we planned to talk about the 2nd amendment and gun rights for black folks but our guest Kimoni Sadiq had a wealth of opinions, incredible experience, shining intellect, and a fearless personality that led us into an unexpected conversation about the origin of black people, the power in unity, and the fact that there are definitely black people in the future.<... Read more

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    August 17, 2019 53 min

    When was the last time you gave thought to how improv or comedy speaks to the black agenda?

    If your answer is "I cant recall ever thinking about that" then hit play and listen to two members of the African American Improv Troupe The Dark Side Of The Room chat improv comedy and how they make their mark while continuing to shine light on what it is to be black in America today.

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    August 10, 2019 85 min

    David Banner blesses this episode of While Black and delivers in full and as expected.  We sit and talk with him about everything from his mom and childhood;  superman and slavery, Atlanta to Mississippi and of course politics.  He hits the ground running and delivers very needed information. If you know Banner at all then you know what kind of episode this is.

    Make sure to go and follow Mr Banner in all that he does and ... Read more

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    While we are busy recording episodes for Season 3 we didn't want to leave you with nothing so we want to introduce our family podcast - Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color Podcast.  They are supporters of While Black and we are supporters of them.  We've talked about them a few times on While Black and they are the only podcast with intro music as dope as ours!!

    If you have an interest in the crazy world of serial... Read more

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    On this episode we go deep into cannabis and medical marijuana.  Answering questions on THC, CBD, legalization, criminalization, and how to be a part of this emerging industry (LEGALLY).

    As this industry continues to grow and expand this is an important episode to check out and learn from

    Stanley Atkins (The Cannimedic) really breaks it down!!!!

    Tune in and listen up!!!

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    On todays episode we sit down with dietician and nutritionist Johane Filemon and get real about the food we put in our bodies.  We chat everything soul food to Sugar and keto to LaCroix.  If you have questions about the food you are putting in your body or looking to make a change to the healthy then this episode is one you absolutely have to listen to.  

    Catch up with Johane on her Wonderfully Nutritious IG page @won... Read more

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    While Black was blessed to sit down with the fun fly and fabulous Arian Simone.  Arian is simple put "DOPE".  She is an entrepreneur, an inspirational speaker, an angel investor, and a best-selling author.  Her book Fearless Faith + Hustle is a 21 day devotion positioned to help you get from here to there and to do so with FAITH and HUSTLE.

    Do yourself a favor and check it out then go follow &... Read more

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    EPISODE WARNING: Adult themes discussed

    The cream rises to the top but in this case we are talking about Sasha Cream. Sasha is a porn star, entrepreneur, model, video vixen, and author that we are damn near sure you've heard of.

    Check in to hear what it's like being black in porn as well as how she finessed her first $2500 dollar gig into her own empire inclusive of books, a production company, a business ... Read more

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    Today While Black sits down with Dr. Blue a Neurologist who went viral last year for a tweet on patient care and the power of diversity in the medical field.

    It's a dope conversation on creating more color and diversity in the field and what it is like to be a black doctor trying to change the world with medicine, science, and empathy.

    Follow him on Twitter: @Oga_DoctorBlue

    Don’t forget get social wi... Read more

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    Buckle Up and Get Ready - Dr Adria Welcher takes on a journey through the educational system and the “black middle class”.  We get personal on this one because not only is it so important but it is so highly relevant to every single one of us.

    Please pay attention because she holds no punches and gives it to you real and raw.

    We touch on what it is to be black and middle class, burning the bridge behind us, trackin... Read more

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