In episode 64, we bring you the latest in the news on this week’s SocietyNow! We dive into Kanye West’s releasing his new song “XCTY” about his sister in laws. We also breakdown Trump calling for NFL Players to be suspended. Plus, we discuss Papa John’s founder John Schnatter suing Papa John’s because of the unexplained way in which the company has treated him since the publication of a story that falsely accused him of using a racial slur. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In episode 63, we welcome James Greathouse (@greathouselive) to hot topic show on this week’s SocietyNow! We breakdown Trump attacking LeBron on twitter after an interview he had with Don Lemon. We also dive into Dak Prescott response to 'Get Out' mural after anthem comments. Plus, we discuss how EA sports is doing damage control after it was discovered that Colin Kaepernick’s name had been censored from YG’s song “Big Bank” on the soundtrack for “Madden NFL 19”. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In episode 62, we bring you another amazing show on this week’s SocietyNow!. We breakdown R. Kelly addressing sex cult accusations on new 19 minute song “I Admit” We also dive into Anne Hathaway calling the fatal stabbing of Nia Wilson at a subway station in Oakland, California is unspeakable while condemning white privilege. Plus, we discuss how all 50 states have legalized breastfeeding in public. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In episode 61, we have another thought provoking show on this week’s SocietyNow. We dive into Morehouse College considering establishing a transgender policy for the all male college. We also breakdown the justice department reopening the 1955 Emmett Till’s brutal slaying investigation after new information was found. Plus, we discuss Papa John’s founder John Schnatter regrets resigning as chairman after using a racial slur during a training session. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In episode 60, we welcome Antwi Atuahene (@noiretnoire)to our wonderful round table on this week’s SocietyNow! We discuss his journey into his business NoiretNoire (http://noir-et-noire.com). We breakdown T.I. buys his old neighborhood in Atlanta. Plus, we dive into SheaMoisture haircare and skincare products founder Richelieu Dennis announced a $100 million fund for women entrepreneurs of color at the 2018 Essence Festival. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In episode 59, we welcome Spencer Foreman (@4man_p413) to another influential show on SocietyNow! We dive into the Dancing Doctor agrees to give up medical license after several malpractice suits. We also discuss Chili’s being under fire for a manger calling police on black people talking in the parking lot. Plus, we breakdown Lebron James signing a four year contract to play with the Lakers for $154 million. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 58, we welcome guest Danielle White (@Danilovenwa) to this amazing show on SocietyNow! We breakdown Trump response to Maxine Waters’ call to action: “Be Careful What You Wish For”. We also dive into Parents reportedly told they can reunite with children by choosing voluntary deportation, but they may choose not to so that their children can go through the immigration system. Plus, we discuss mourners seek justice in Antwon Rose’s fatal shooting by police officer. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 57, we welcome Ryan Delaire (@Pretty_flacko56) to this informative show on SocietyNow! We dive into children separated from parents at The border heard In heartbreaking new audio clip. We also breakdown Beyonce and Jay-Z joint album ‘Everything Is Love’ and new music video. Plus, we discuss UC Berkeley to offer a course on Frank Ocean this fall. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 56, we welcome Dr. Sonya Sloan (@Sonyasloanmd) to our round table on SocietyNow! We breakdown the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Ohio’s aggressive purging of voting rolls by targeting people who haven’t cast ballots in a while. We also discuss what inspired Dr. Sloan to started her STEM and Art Summer Camp. Plus, we dive into Colin Kaepernick’s legal team seeking subpoenas for President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and other campaign officials relating to the quarterback’s collusion case against the NFL. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 55, we welcome back Carin Pinto (@caringabrielle) to this thought provoking show on SocietyNow! We dive into Janet Jackson asks police to check on son while in father's care. We also breakdown statitics show black unemployment is at an all-time low, but that statistic is not so impressive once appropriate context is added. Plus, we discuss the NAACP filing federal suit against Betsy DeVos and Department of Education for dismissed hundreds of civil rights complaints. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 54, we welcome Shervonne Edwards (@shervonne_edwards) to SocietyNow! We breakdown Meek Mill was scheduled to visit the White House to discuss prison reform, but canceled after talking to Jay-Z. We also dive into Lawyer who went off on employees for speaking Spanish is kicked out of office space. Plus, we discuss Nelson Winbush relishes talking about his grandfather’s time as a African American Confederate soldier. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 53, we welcome Crystal Lareice (http://coldhardfash.com/) to talk about her design magazine on SocietyNow! We dive into Mashonda Pens book on co-parenting with Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz. We also breakdown how racist NYC lawyer and Oakland BBQ Becky show that even “educated” folks can be racist too. Plus, we discuss the shooting at Santa Fe high school in Santa Fe, Texas. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 52, we welcome Dr. Jannis Moody (http://www.drjannismoody.com) to enlighten us about mental health awareness on SocietyNow! We breakdown the backlash Kanye West has received for his Twitter rants. We also dive into the University of Florida under fire after shoving Black students off stage during graduation for dancing. Plus, we discuss CNN correspondent Van Jones appearance on the Ellen Show to talk about racism and police violence. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 51, we welcome guest host Kathy Lewis (@kathleen_killem) to another awesome show on SocietyNow. We first dive into the shooting in a Tennessee Waffle House and how it impact gun reform. We also discuss Atlanta’s Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms launching of groundbreaking prison job training program. Plus, we breakdown R. Kelly may be serving jail time for sexual assaults. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 50, we discuss Beyonce making history as the first black woman to headline Coachella. We also dive into Starbucks CEO goes on apologizes as protests continue over Black mens’ arrest in Starbucks. Plus we breakdown Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney visited Meek Mill in prison after the #FreeMeekMill movement . All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 49, we welcome guests Dannie Kelly (@dannieckelly) and TréVoy Kelly (@trevoykellyphotography) to this week’s SocietyNow. We dive into the blockbuster hit Black Panther being the highest grossing Superhero film. We also breakdown the retrial of Bill Cosby for sexual assault charges. Plus, we talk about Melissa Harvil, the first Black woman to own a NASCAR team. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 48, we welcome Stefani Farris (@thesoulcialbutterflyagency) to another informative show on SocietNow! We discuss her successful company Soulcial Butterfly Agency (http://www.thesoulcialbutterflyagency.com/) We also dive into a Houston black teen getting 20 college admittance letters to the best universities and getting full ride scholarships. Plus, we breakdown the study conducted that show woman who have natural hair have low self-esteem. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 47, we welcome Carin Pinto (@caringabrielle) to discuss the latest news on SocietyNow! We dive into police saying the man linked to the deadly bombings in Austin, Texas, and surrounding areas recorded a 25-minute-long "confession" to his crimes. We also breakdown the stunning portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian being relocated to the third floor to accommodate the droves of people coming to see it. Plus, we discuss the survivors of the deadly shooting rampage at Parkland, Florida high school are set to lead thousands to Washington, DC to “March for Our Lives” for stricter gun control law in the nation. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In this episode 46, we welcome Mia Wright (@MiaWright) to another amazing show on SocietyNow! We dive into what motivated her to write her book “Unthinkable”. We also breakdown why the nation does not like Secretary of Education Betsy Devos. Plus we discuss the debate about Bruno Mars being cultural appropriate. All this and more on #SocietyNow!
In episode 45, we welcome Terrance Bolton (@terrancebolton80) to the table on SocietyNow! We dive into Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland faces perjury charge. We also breakdown how Will and Jaden Smith have helped Flint schools. Plus, we discuss the Obamas producing an original series with Netflix. All of this and more on #SocietyNOW!