Hello Somebody

Hello Somebody

Hello Somebody! Senator Nina Turner is back with a powerful podcast that brings together some of her most influential and inspirational friends, as well as everyday people doing good work on behalf of social justice and human rights. The show will touch on fierce themes from perseverance to resistance, Nina and her guests will share, ignite and conspire for better.... Show More

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March 4, 2021 48 min

In our first episode of the Hello Somebody COVID-19 Series, Senator Turner speaks with Dr. Gregory Carr, Associate Professor and Chair at Howard University’s Department of Afro-American Studies. With shocking clarity, we learn the irreversible truths behind why black folks -- in particular -- are more hesitant to get vaccinated. From Eugenics, to “snatching bodies,” to health policy based on anti-blackness, to even the Atlanta Chil...

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Original Broadcast 09/03/2020

SNT shares the mic with her friend Jennifer Farmer, the PR Whisperer who has written the best love letter there is, “First & Only: A Black Woman’s Guide to Thriving at Work and in Life.” These two life-long besties share the love in this episode that is all about that – LOVE. Lean in and learn how we can do good and do well; how love of self is one of the grandest forms of resistance out there – esp...

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Senator Turner and former Bernie Sanders Press Secretary Briahna Joy Gray dissect their collective experiences with misogynoir – which is the specific distrust, hatred and prejudice toward black women. Listen in as these to sister-friends pridefully sling chocolate donuts at some historical moments in their fight for justice and offer some insight on how you can (and should) do the same when faced with similar, spiteful adversity. ...

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SNT illuminates tech wizard and modern-day historical figure, Freddie Figgers. The Black community has a lot of historical greats, some that flourished during times when solely because they were Black, nary a soul heard about their patents and their brilliant minds. Let’s not do that with Mr. Freddie Figgers. SNT inspires you to learn more about this patent-holding African-American miracle maker who is making the world a better pla...

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Senator Turner talks not “Civil Rights” but “Silver Rights” with Jacob Walthour, JR., CEO of Blueprint Capital Advisors, LLC. Robbed of his proprietary assets in the state of New Jersey, Mr. Walthour shares how he is not only fighting the system but proving that systems can (and should) be revolutionized by not being quiet. Get a glimpse into what an African American asset-management company goes through when nobody is looking and ...

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*Warning: This episode contains a description of violence.

Our fearless leader, Senator Nina Turner, gets back into formation with organizer and Freedom Fighter, Sister Martese Chism of National Nurses United. Get on this emotional rollercoaster with these two bold, non-conforming, “good-trouble” troublemakers as they shout to the heavens about policy and power, sacrifice, listening to elders, and of course, their eye glass game. He...

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January 22, 2021 58 min

Former leader of the Black Panther Party, Chairwoman Elaine Brown retells the incredible story of Michael Lewis convicted of a 1997 murder at age 13 in Atlanta and sentenced as an adult to life in prison. Through this young man’s experience (one of millions), Senator Turner and Chairwoman Brown look at the chilling system of incarceration in this country, the criminalization of Black people, how there has been no effort to change t...

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January 14, 2021 50 min

Recorded in August 2020, we're republishing LET'S SLAY THE DRAGON because less has changed than more -- and we need a reminder.

On July 27, 2020, Medicare For All, which SNT is a large proponent of, was voted down. She’s pissed, she’s fired up, she’s calling on Jesus to help us rise up, to help us unite, to help us get to a day of reckoning that says ‘No’ to a corporatist system that has run amok. Through a call to us and to...

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Our former history professor SNT prophesizes with respected historian, author, activist, intellectual and educator, Dr Barbara Ransby. These two history teachers make an intersectional analysis on where we’ve been and where we’re going by looking specifically at the Black woman’s experience in America and how that affects ALL people. Looking back to our foremothers and sisters like Ella Baker and Anita Hill, Turner and Ransby – bon...

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SNT hangs with her girlfriends (Dr D and Councilwoman T) to shoot the sh*t on what matters: HOPE, health care, vaccinations and joining the Angry Black Girls Club for free! Jump on this joy ride that hits the pinnacles and the valleys of friendship, evolution, the heart of Black women, and what has been (a sucky) 2020. Hello Somebody!

 

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Protesters outside Councilwoman Sample’s home 

https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2020/...

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December 24, 2020 41 min

Nina has a philosophically lyrical conversation with Dr Cornel West, author, philosopher, activist and whom she refers to as an “intergalactically known intellectual.”

Under the guise of comparing the blues to our painful current times, this Blues Brother and Blues Sister get low down and dirty about love – that type of bounce-back love that is needed to heal our current catastrophe, that type of love that the Blues songs encapsulat...

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Senator Turner (aka “Nina Berner”) talks political parody with guests Joy Marie Mann and Patrick Cote, authors of the book, The Yass Kween Chronicles: Coverage of the First Annual Resistance Forum. With chapters like, “The Caucasity of it All”, “Trickle Down Feminism” and “Make America Blue Again”, these three laugh to keep from crying as they discuss what inspired this cathartic book: the absurdity that is the reality of politics ...

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December 10, 2020 35 min

Feeling stressed and sedentary? We’ve got you covered! Our Hell-Raising Hula Hooper talks fitness with certified trainer (and cousin), Josh Hollingshead of Power Fitness. With exceptional tips on everything from relaxation, to how to age gracefully, to three workouts you can do from home quarantine, after this episode, you’ll learn how to be a B.E.A.S.T.! *

*Being Exceptional Always Starts Today!


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Find Josh online here: 

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Senator Turner and Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, two proudly maladjusted women from the Island of Misfits, talk power and responsibility in this poignant episode that inspires us all to do great things and to take no shit. Recorded just prior to the start of the George Floyd uprising, their impassioned discussion on using your voice (no matter the size of your personal platform) to speak truth to power during crisis is gravely prof...

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Senator Turner has a special Thanksgiving message just for you!

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Senator Turner and Maj. Danny A. Sjursen (author, historian, anti-war progressive) break down the very real and very alarming state of how our government defines safety and how toxic masculinity fuels it. These two are both done being polite as they discuss the impending threat of current-day civil war, because as Major Sjursen says, "The veneer of civilization is very thin." Listen to this chilling episode today. #HelloSom...

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November 19, 2020 43 min

Senator Turner and Teffannie J. Hale reunite as Two Gospel Girls! There’ll be times in your life when no one else is around to encourage you – you have to find that place within yourself. For guidance, listen to this episode full of affirmations to help you get through. SNT knows that between losing jobs, contracting COVID-19 and passing from it, and experiencing the vitriol and negativity in our political world – people are hurtin...

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SNT reconnected with CONGRESSWOMAN Cori Bush post-election. Listen in for new content!

It doesn’t get any better than this! SNT speaks sister to sister with Cori Bush and congratulates her on what was her recent win as the Democratic nominee for Missouri’s 1st congressional district. From Cori’s opponent using her personal trials and tribulations against her, to the joy Cori’s father felt upon her victory for the people, SNT and her...

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November 5, 2020 21 min

This election cycle has SNT coming in HOT! With an immediate demand that we form an affiliation not with a party but with humanity, this Hell-raising Humanitarian explains that a moral mandate must be met, in this country – beginning yesterday. We must light a powder keg – NOT of violence, but one that ignites impactful leadership that provides a vision for the people, one that explodes with cohesiveness and one that actually provi...

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Go VOTE! With the election near, we’re re-releasing this activating episode with Susan Sarandon:

Nina holds a sister-girl chat with Actor-vist, Susan Sarandon (aka #SSEnterprise). Banking on hope and with open hearts (although heavy with today’s environment), these two hell-raisers discuss what it means to act for magnificent change; to not be intimidated by power; to invent a new democracy and to question - why is Tarzan – Lord of ...

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