THE RICKY JONES SHOW

THE RICKY JONES SHOW

Episodes

June 13, 2021 49 min
Ricky discusses race and education in America’s K-12 schools and colleges with Dr. John Marshall in the middle of the growing controversy around critical race theory.
Mark as Played
Ricky and Dr. M. Brandon McCormack discuss the importance of the year 1619, the legacy of slavery and the current state of race in America.
Mark as Played
Ricky takes a solo ride and talks about why the Derek Chauvin doesn’t change America.
Mark as Played
April 18, 2021 51 min
Ricky is joined by Savvy Shabazz who tells the story of how he became a teenage drug dealer and eventually tried to build a different life two decades later after family and legal trauma.
Mark as Played
Ricky takes a solo ride and discusses the historical context of why cases like Derek Chauvin killing George Floyd have not necessarily ended in convictions. He also brings back the Furious Five, EJI Moment and pays tribute to Ronald Isley, the “ultimate zaddy.”
Mark as Played
Professor, lawyer and former United Nations official Shruti Rana joins Ricky to discuss recent and past violence against Asian Americans.
Mark as Played
On the anniversary of the death of Breonna Taylor, Louisville super lawyer Steven Romines walks Ricky through the insane legal odyssey of Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, who was charged with shooting one of the officers who raided Taylor’s home. On a lighter note, Romines also tells the stories of how he ended up a Phoenix Suns’ NBA layup line and how a chance encounter in a bathroom led to him singing the national anthem at an...
Mark as Played
Ricky talks to the “Voice of the Mothership,” Ben Johnson, about his Philadelphia upbringing, his experience at legendary Florida A&M University, food and so much more. It’s a jovial ride with the man behind one of the best voices on the planet.
Mark as Played
Ricky discusses the new film “Judas and the Black Messiah” as well as the real world Fred Hampton, Black Power Movement and Black Panther Party with social movement expert and historian Dr. Shirletta Kinchen, Associate Professor of Pan-African Studies, University of Louisville
Mark as Played
February 14, 2021 50 min
In this Valentine’s Day special, Ricky and Dr. Veronica Duncan, one of his ex-girlfriends, explore love and relationships through the lens of their own sometimes turbulent time together in graduate school.
Mark as Played
February 7, 2021 49 min
Past Kentucky Poet Laureate and University of Kentucky Professor Frank X. Walker talks art, struggle, love and life.
Mark as Played
In finale of Season 4, Mawuli Mel Davis returns to the Mothership to give his take on the major challenges of 2020: political upheaval, COVID and the relationship of race and the state.
Mark as Played
Phillip Bailey returns to the show to discuss the nuances of Election 2020 nationally and statewide.
Mark as Played
“Fargo” showrunner Noah Hawley commented, ““There is a certain madness that comes from being a thing and then denying with your last breath that you are that thing.” America is in deep denial. Republicans understand and prey on it. Is voting alone the solution?
Mark as Played
Ice and Cube and 50 Cent are the latest to get in trouble. Do they deserve “cancellation”? Has “cancel culture” gone too far?
Mark as Played
October 18, 2020 49 min
Ricky takes the Mothership on a solo flight and explores the impact of Donald Trump from 2016 to the present as we approach Election 2020.
Mark as Played
Citizen researcher Dan Delaney tells the story of the day the city of Louisville went crazy and felt it needed to protect its white women. Also, the Mad King Donald Trump goes off the rails at the first presidential debate and then gets COVID. Fox News host Tucker Carlson comes to Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron’s rescue. Police allege that a black female politician allegedly tried to burn down a library. Ricky is headed for divorce cou...
Mark as Played
The Breonna Taylor Civil Settlement, Guest: Taylor Family Attorney Lonita Baker
Mark as Played
What went wrong with the Breonna Taylor Case? Guest: Breonna Taylor Family Atty. Lonita Baker
Mark as Played
Black Superheroes and Villains: Guest, Dr. Jonathan Gayles
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    The Piketon Massacre

    The most notorious mass murder in Ohio’s history happened on the night of April 21, 2016 in rural Pike County. Four crime scenes, thirty-two gunshot wounds, eight members of the Rhoden family left dead in their homes. Two years later a local family of four, the Wagners, are arrested and charged with the crimes. As the Wagners await four back-to-back capital murder trials, the KT Studios team revisits Pike County to examine: crime-scene forensics, upcoming legal proceedings, and the ties that bind the victims and the accused. As events unfold and new crimes are uncovered, what will it mean for all involved? What will it mean for Pike County?

    Morbid

    It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.