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Straight Talk w Dean and Marc

Straight Talk with Dean and Marc


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“Straight Talk with Dean and Marc” formerly The Voice of The People is a podcast that touches many aspects of our society ranging from politics and social justice to entertainment and sports. We feature guests from various backgrounds who motivate, encourage and provide tools to pursue goals and dreams whether those dreams are entrepreneurial, corporate or personal. The show is hosted by Marc Lee and the 6th Man Dean Geronimo. Here's what some of our past guests are saying about the show.... It's people like Marc that care about the little guys like me that make the sun shine and the flowers grow. Listening to his podcast has become the high point of my week..... Cliff Latshaw, President at Newbasstone. It was a delightful, interesting, and fun interview that felt more like a conversation with an old friend as Marc Lee and I talked about the book and related topics and swapped a few stories. Dean pitched in some comments along the way. Peter Davidson, Author. As a guest on the show, I enjoyed the conversation about the connection between science and art, between activism and Afrofuturism. Marc has been a longtime friend and supporter of the Arts, especially regarding blues music and film, and it was easy having this conversation. Dean carried us down the road with his politically informed charm. I look forward to being back on the show to pick up where we left off and to carry us into what Sun Ra would say, The Spaceways! Darrell Stover, Poet and Educator You have such a wonderful radio voice and a great demeanor with your guests on your blogtalkradio show "Straight Talk With Dean and Marc." I had fun talking with you about my new book "Dear Passenger: Welcome to My Wacky World as a Flight Attendant." I hope all our friends tune in for an entertaining time. - Elizabeth Calwell, Flight attendant and author...

Upcoming Broadcasts

In Celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we are glad to have Patricia Michaels and Jana on the show.... Who knows my cousin might even appear...... Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo is a world-renowned Fashion and Textile designer. She was in Season 11 of Project Runway, and the Smithsonian's, National Museum of the American Indian awarded her the inaugural "Arts & Designs Award", and was a speaker at the Bill & Melinda Gates Scholar Foundation. Her work as a Native CEO of her PMWaterlily LLC, takes her around the world to places like New Zealand, South Africa, Canada, Europe, USA and at least twice a year to NYNY for fashion week; to do fashion, lectures, presentations, workshops, fund raisers, artist in residency and inspirational speeches. She has a home collection with, ?Akin Homes? and uniforms for Hotel Chaco. Her biggest driving force are her 2 beautiful children Gabriel & Margeaux, the elderly, youth and empowering women. Her cottage industry encourages a women's voice and support organizations like, Community Against Violence, American Indian College Fund, Big Brother & Big Sister, Art Smart, Preservation of Native Culture and Natural Resources. She is currently being filmed for an unscripted TV series about her and her companion Jame's lives. She also sits on Taos Historical Museum Board and her works are in museums, museum shops and boutique galleries throughout the USA. Social media and public relations are key to keep the original Native voice authentic. www.pmwaterlilyfashion.com Jana Maria Mashonee, better known by her stage name, Jana, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, author and philanthropist. She is a multi award winning artist and a great lady who has also appeared in powerful documentaries and is a advocate.

On-Demand Episodes

In the first hour, Me and Dean have a discussion about various issues including the current political landscape, the Black Girl Magic campaign that elected several African American Judges in Texas, The California Wildfires, Trump missing... more

Maria Isa is a singer, songwriter, actress, rapper, activist and international recording artist born in Minnesota to NuyoRican (Puerto Ricans from New York) parents. Raised on St. Paul's West Side, Maria soaked in the melting pot of... more

Robin Michele Carroll on our show...She started writing at the tender age of nine, and in Junior High she created a soap opera... She was told that the subject matter was too mature, and that she was no longer allowed to share it with her... more

For a long time, Tim Jackson has been a friend of mine and one of this area's top poets. I am very pleased that we are able to get him as a guest on this weeks Podcast. Da Poet Tim Jackson stands before an assembly hungry for his words.... more

On Today's episode, we will be hearing from some great innovators and amazing people.......Among our guests will be Kandis Florian, the Music Director for Christ Central. I am looking forward to this great conversation with another friend...... more

Alice Sarti, a Poet who calls NC home, has used our poetry to discuss a lot of hard hittings issues like sexual abuse and being seen as a outsider by some. We are very pleased to have this talented woman on as our guest to talk... more

Throughout the United States, folks are often belittled because of their size, their scruffiness, or other aspects of their life. Our guest today, Margeaux House, believes in being comfortable with herself...She is obsessed with beauty, style,... more

Veronica Conway, who has been called "The Secret Weapon' by her clients is a award winning entrepreneur and founder of three coaching companies, including the Black Professional Coaches Alliance, the world's first coaching... more

Our guest, Ms. Bundles, will be joining us to speak about the documentary she has developed for Netflix about noted African American entrepreneur CJ Walker that will air on Netflix. Ms. Bundles is a direct descendant of America's... more

Neither Julius Tillery or Roger Brown are forgetting their rural roots and both are doing positive things. Tillery founded Black Cotton in NC and is reclaiming this crop, a crop that still has negative connotations for many in the South. Mr.... more