• 01:00

    How Has Hip-Hop Influenced Urban Fiction?

    in Writing

    Hip-Hop has not only grown but has expanded and created insane amounts of opportunities for the music industry. It was said to be a phase that wouldn't last but a few years but has since changed the game tremendously. It's hard to deny its role in Urban Fiction with so many stories using the same glamorous approach. However, how much of an influence has it played in the genre is the question. Come along as your favorite Urban Fiction Hosts K.C Baylor and Co-Host Santiago goes indepth about tonight's topic 


    Remember to call in for comments, questions or shout-outs! Also follow to be reminded of future episodes!

  • 01:00

    Arts Culture Beat: Actor Reg E. Cathey

    in News

    Join us for a lively conversation with wide-ranging actor Reg E. Cathey. Best known for his for his roles as Norman Wilson (right-hand-man to Mayor Carcetti) in The Wire, Freddy Hayes (of Freddy's BBQ) in House of Cards, and Martin Querns in Oz, Cathey also has a rich career on stage, recently starring as Prospero in a production of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Cathey has also been a core participant in the Theater of War project, which presents staged readings of anciet Greek tragedies for audiences of service members and civilians as a way of opening up issues related to the experience of war. He talks to ArtsCultureBeat's Miriam Hall and Sara Elkamel about acting for stage, screen, and soldiers.


    Arts Culture Beat is the web magazine of the Arts & Culture MA Seminar at Columbia Journalism School.

  • 00:05

    Culture of Truth: Tolerance

    in Current Events

    Political satire from Culture of Truth, who notes the most ridiculous moments of the Sunday morning political talk shows. Read his Bobblespeak Translations for March 29. Digby and Joan McCarter responded on VS Sundays. Listen here.

  • 00:31

    Episode 36 Straight Talk With Stan Maclin: With Hermelinda Cortés On Morality & Legislation, Mental

    in Motivation

    Join us for this episode of Straight Talk with Stan Maclin. Based out of Harrisonburg, VA, Stan provides up to date commentary, thought, and inspiration on today's current events, pop culture, and spirituality for today's complicated world.

  • 02:38

    The Rob Black Show

    in Politics Progressive

    ROB DISCUSSES THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REAL AND MEDIA MANUFACTURED OUTRAGE, AS IN THE TREVOR NOAH CASE.


     


    PLUS, ROB DISCUSSES ANTI-GAY RIGHT WING HYPOCRITES AND CHANGES MADE TO ARKANSAS RFRA LAW.

  • 01:31

    The Voodoo Wedoo with Master Neil Ripski

    in Lifestyle

    Taoist and Vedic Alchemy must be the foundation of our internal and external practices. Alchemy has been practiced by every culture that still exists. In contemporary, Western, society we value yoga and qigong regimens. If done correctly they allow the practitioner torecover health, make use stronger and in extreme cases of dedication extend life.


    At no time in history has access to such esoteric knowledge been possible. We continue that trend in the show Vedic and Taoist Alchemy. Join Neil Ripski and Jee Singh as they discuss yoga and qigong regimens that should be the foundation of our Karate, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon do, Western Jiu Jitsu & Boxing, MMA and Combatives martial sciences. We will reveal: The Vodoo Wedo in Martial Science.... To day we delve into the taoist alchemy process of Yin Ying Jing.... the essence of cultivating modal behavior...

  • 00:31

    Effective Communication Series - Part 2: Recognizing Individual Styles

    in Jobs

    Brand Expert, Latrice Collins, will conduct a four part series especially crafted to enlighten you and strengthen your communication skills.  This episodes focus is “Recognizing Individual Communication Styles.”


    We are excited that Reggie Carney, President and CEO of Lead Strong Inc., will be our special guest this week.  Reggie will share powerful tools and insight for recognizing different communication styles and tips for improving your communication effectiveness.


    If you are struggling with communicating with one or more individuals in your life, you don’t want to miss this series.


    Part 1: The Power of Emotion Intelligence


    Part 2: Recognizing Individual Communication Styles


    Part 3: Emotions VS Logic, which one will win in a battle?


    Part 4: Navigating Through Company Culture and Management Styles

  • 00:31

    Sharlyn Lauby on Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers

    in Social Networking

    Sharlyn Lauby @Sharlyn_lauby, President of ITM Group Inc & Author/Speaker of “Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers” drops by @DriveThruHR  to share her insights on how to make meetings more effective.


    DriveThruHR was designed to be a captivating and easy-to-digest lunch discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals.  Each 30-minute episode features a guest speaker who shares her or his knowledge and experience in human resources. Our hosts and special guest cover a wealth of topics, including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR, every day at 12:00 pm Central Time.  The radio program is hosted by @williamtincup, @Thehrbuddy @TheOneCrystal & @MikeVanDervort..  The #1 HR show, with amazing HR conversations and follow us on the twitters at  @drivethruhr and #dthr.


    http://www.facebook.com/drivethruhr

  • 01:18

    The Politics of Faith with Rodney Sadler

    in Politics Progressive

    Host Dr. Rev. Rodney Sadler discusses Politics of Faith including progressive politics, American politics, culture, demographics, social justice, economic justice,  history, society, social change,  community action, community organization, and more!


    Mr. Gerrick Brenner is the Executive Director of Progress NC, an entity in NC that with both 501 c 3 & 4 expressions seeks to utilize the traditional and social media to influence the public to support progressive policies in North Carolina.  He is currently heading up the "NC Left Me Out" Campaign in NC to push for Medicaid Expansion.  Before becoming a foundation executive, Gerrick was a television reporter for Raleigh/Durham's WTVD, Fresno's KFSN and KMPH, El Paso's KDBC, and Billings' KTVQ.  Gerrick has also served as a professional baseball umpire in a previous life...  Today we will speak with Gerrick about the work of Progress NC and the ways that religious communities can interface with this group.


    Our second guest is Rev. Robin Tanner the Lead Minister of Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church in Charlotte NC.  She holds a BA in Psychology and Religion from University of Rochester and a M. Div. from  Harvard University Divinity School.  Robin has served in ministerial positions in Mass and in New Mexico before taking on role here in Charlotte.  A consummate social activist and leader Rev. Tanner has been the president of the Charlotte IAF Affiliate Group Helping Empower Local People (HELP), she has been active in promoting LGBTQ inclusion and in marriage equality struggles in our state and in our nation.  She is also a prominent leader in the Moral Monday Movement and led a bus load of her  congregation to surrender themselves for "civil disobedience," or as she says it "Moral Obedience" on the day when we had the largest number of witness bearers (154).

  • 01:42

    Listen Give Live | Episode 108

    in Culture

    Join Gail Davvis and Jaee Logan for LISTENGIVE and SAVOY Sound bites about music, arts, culture, society, youth, education and giving back.


    Join us with Special Guest, S. Thomas, P. Derival and Y. Chow of the The Hip-Hop Conservatory, sharing their career journey and their inspiration of why they do what they do.


    Visit ListenGive.com to learn more information.  Don't forget to LIKE our Facebook Page LISTENGIVE.

  • 00:33

    Bridging the Gap Between Strategy and Implementation

    in Business

    On April 1 my guest will be Bec Morse, Founder and CEO of Bec Morse Consulting, which helps purpose-driven businesses achieve their growth potential. 


    Using her proprietary method, the Simple Profits Matrix, Bec's proven approach helps businesses to discover the path from strategy to competitive growth without compromising unique company culture.  With a focus on sustainable solutions, Bec offer practical advice that aligns every business activity towards profit.


    A Program Manager by trade and a business transformation agent by vocation, Bec spent almost 20 years building capability and improving efficiency in small businesses, medium-sized companies and global enterprises.  She has learned the hard way that growth isn't easy, but it can be simple.  


    When Bec is not getting businesses into alignment, she is doing yoga, enjoying her husband's culinary creations, or piloting age-appropriate lessons on the value of communicating well with her four-year old and two-year old sons.

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