053: The New Nuclear Family, Race in America, and Santa Fe Shooting

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!

052: Kanye West Backlash, University of Florida Under Fire, Van Jones on The Ellen Show

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!

051: Tennessee Waffle House Shooting, Atlanta Mayor Launches New Prison-Job Program, R. Kelly May Serve Time.

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!

050: First Black Woman to Head Coachella, Starbucks CEO Issues Apology, Meek Mill Get Visit from Philadelphia Mayor

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!

049: Black Panther Highest Grossing Superhero Film, Bill Cosby Retrial, Meet Melissa Harville

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!

048: Black Teen Gets Full Ride to 20 Colleges, The Soulcial Butterfly Agency, Women with Natural Hair Have Low Self-Esteem

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!

047: Austin Bombing Confession, Michelle Obama’s Portrait is Moved, March for our Lives

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!

045: Texas Trooper Faces Perjury Charge, Smiths Help Flint, Obamas on Netflix

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!

041: Raven-Symone Bashes Hip-Hop, Texas Gives 1st Patient Medical Marijuana, Eagles Players Skip White House

In episode 41, we welcome guest host Christina Sanders (@ThePoliChic) to dive into conversations surrounding our Society NOW. We discuss Raven Symone bashing hip-hop artists and their alleged background. We also recognize Texas giving our their 1st patient approved medical marijuana. Plus, Super Bowl winning Eagles’ players decide to skip the White House.   All of this and more on #SocietyNOW!

040: Comedian Monique Cries Pay Disparity, Jay Z Calls Trump ‘Superbug’, Former Felons Voting Rights Restored

In episode 40, we continue to bring you the important news in our society NOW. We discuss the pay discrepancy issue comedian Monique has brought to the forefront with her issues with Netflix. We also take a look at the Jay-Z interview where he calls President Trump a “superbug”. Plus, former felons in this particular state are having their voting rights restored.   All of this and more on #SocietyNOW!

039: Adoptions Banned in Ethiopia, Women’s March 2018, Welfare Beneficiaries

In episode 39, we continue to give you the news that surrounds your society NOW! We discuss the idea of abortions now being banned in Ethiopia and the ethical dilemma behind it. We also look at the women’s march that’s happening in America. Plus, we take a look at welfare beneficiaries and who these payments are actually going to. All of this and more on #SocietyNOW!

038: Jeff Sessions Called to Resign, H and M’s Coolest Monkey Blunder, Fire and Fury

In episode 38, we bring you all of the society news happening in 2018 NOW! We start with Attorney General Jeff Sessions being asked to resign from his current post. We also discuss the absolute marketing blunder behind H&M using a young afro-european boy to wear a “coolest monkey” sweater. Plus, The Fire and Fury book is out now that exposes an internal look at the Trump campaign and the first family isn’t happy. All of this and more on #SocietyNOW!

037: Oprah Sells Majority of OWN, George Zimmerman Threatens Jay-Z, Trump Bans Words Used by CDC

In episode 37, we welcome guest host Vincent Powell (@vincentpowell) to discuss things occuring in our Society NOW. We start with the recent shock that Oprah has decided to sell majority of her OWN TV network. We also look into the threats from George Zimmerman to Jay-Z over an upcoming documentary. Plus, Trump has decided to ban words used by the CDC.  All of this and more on #SocietyNOW!

036: Presidential Sexual Allegations, Keaton Jones’s Bullying Campaign, FAB: Forward and Beyond

In episode 36, we welcome guest host Brandon Montgomery (@RealBmont) to discuss his movement called Forward and Beyond (FAB). We also take a look at the state of America with the growing number of sexual allegations in our government including the Trump accusations. Plus, we discuss the Keaton Jones bullying situation that has been turned upside-down with the racist backings.   All of this and more on #SocietyNOW!

035: Rupaul Claims “Touched” by Trump, Libyan Slave Trade, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam

In episode 35, we continue to deliver the important new surrounding our Society NOW. We discuss the allegations made by Rupaul stating that Donald Trump touched her inappropriately in the past. We also give an update on the modern day slave trades that are happening in the country of Libya. Plus, HBO has decided to remove Russell Simmon’s name from the classic Def Comedy Jam reboot.   All of this and more on #SocietyNOW!