Ubuntu Radio, Ep #40 --The Brown Liquor Chronicles #3-- Jody Dunn: Time Is On My Side (Part 1 of 2)
Jody Dunn is now a successful home builder and property manager. Along the way, he's amassed and lost small fortunes, been married, divorced, was forced to move in the middle of the night with just the clothes on his back, dealt with the breathe and scope of American ignorance and ingenuity. Jody was a high school dropout, got a [white] girl pregnant at 21, worked his ass off 16 hrs/day, began to maneuver his intelligence and eventually focused his temerity to own a peace and the American dream.
In this episode Jody talks about the following: Being the new Black boy and fighting his way to acceptance, Racism in NC and IN, The real reason he didn't graduate high school, Getting the girl pregnant at 21, What it took to move up in business, Losing all his savings in 2007, Forced to move to IN for the sake of his kids...
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #39--Meaghan Foley--Criminal Minded (Part 2 of 2)
Certified Brain Trainer Meaghan Foley continues discussing:
Defining normality, Working with top athletes and the military, Activity the "Flow" state, Why breathing properly is the most important element for elite performance, The PROCESS IS THE OUTCOME, Reinfording neural pathways to activtae your proper processing, Common mistakes new coaches make, Teaching 8 yr old girls to be tougher, Thanks mom and dad
Her book: Wisdom: The Difference Between Good and Great https://www.amazon.com/Wisdom-Difference-Between-Good-Great/dp/1544980140
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #38 --Meaghan Foley--Criminal Minded (Part 1 of 2)
From small town Connecticutt to training top performers on the world stage, D-I soccer player, LA Galaxy intern, raising younger siblings at 14, brain hacks, life skills, the process[ing] life, using PERCEPTUAL AGILITY to get what you define as success.
Meaghan has a master’s degree in sport performance psychology, and has master certifications in neurolinguistic programming (NLP) and mental and emotional release therapy (MER). She specializes in resilience, performance & mindset, strength & conditioning, imagery interventions and brain hacks... Meaghan is an authentic, charismatic presenter and teacher with over 12 years of coaching and training experience. Her clients include executives and professionals from renowned organizations including Google, EXOS, Pierce Atwood, and the US Military. She also works with elite professional athletes from all over the US. www.opthrive.com
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #37 --Ohene Ash--A Black Millennial--8th Grade Graduation (Part 2 of 2)
Ohene graduates 8th grade this week. In part 2 of our talk he underscores the following... 1990 rap vs rap today, MC Hammer vs Kendrick Lamar, Kendrick vs J. Cole, fav movies, the existential genius in the cartoon Rick and Morty, speaking Blackness to power then and now, Donald Glover/Childish Gambino, the allegory of the cave, expectations for high school and.. and Ohene finally sings for me.
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #36 --Ohene Ash--A Black Millennial --8th Grade Graduation (Part 1 of 2)
Ohene graduates 8th grade this week. He sits down and reflects on the experience of... switching schools from a more diverse to a majority [white] bread population, being called oreo, not fitting in with the Black kids, the ghettoization of youth Black culture, suspensions, getting kicked in the balls for stepping on someone's Jordans, making friends, keeping friends, understanding who you are, being Black, prouder and much more.
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #34--The Brown Liquor Chronicles #2-- Dee: Just A Brotha From North Philly Powering Thru (Part 2 of 3)
The Brown Liquor Chronicles has brothas of a certain age wax on everything while drinking good liquor.
In this episode Dee talks about
Notre Dame Law school and the fallacy of "zero sum"; Passing the bar; Univ of TX business school; Practicing law in Philly; Why he's no longer practicing law; First year [Black] lawyer during the OJ trial 1994; The genius of Johnny Cochran and his infuence of young Black attorneys; An imperfect criminal justice system; Seeking justice regardless
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #32-- The Brown Liquor Chronicles #1. Dee: Just A Brotha From Philly Powering Thru (Part 1 of 3)
The Brown Liquoe Chronicles has brothas of a certan age wax on any and evertyhing while drinking good liquor. Our premioer episode introduces my golf buddy Dee.
Dee grew up in North Philly, an adopted son. He pushed thru high school, thru college, thru law school at Notre Dame then business school at the Univ of Texas. He talks about that journey, from poverty to the heights the corporate world, losing and finding himself in edcuation, all while holding onto his N Philly roots.
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #32 --Chatfied Kent-- The Hidden Treasure (Part 2 of 2)
Finish up the discussion about the film Wilmington on Fire and his role on it; Racism in America, specifically in Eastern NC; why he's estranged from his racist family; what he's teaching his children and the students who watch the film.
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #31 --Chatfield Kent --The Hidden Treasure (Part 1 of 2)
At the age of 7, Chatfield Kent unearthed the bones of a confederate soldier in an unmarked grave near Wilmington, NC. About 50 years later, in 2003, he unearthed historical records that a state commission formed to investigate the 1898 Wilmington Massacre could not. They failed after 10 years. He found all the records and put together a comprehensive report in 27 days. He's subject of Christopher Everett's documentary "Wilmington on Fire".
Ubuntu Radio, Ep #30 --Ms. Antcey (6) --Educated Black Woman Dating in NC --Post Election Blues and Love
The post election blues, comforting students who are immigrant, undocumented, LBGT, other; the power of words in and outside Washington DC; finding love on Tinder, when he owns 7 guns, dating a white guy