Category Archive: Podcast

May 23

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep: 58 – Colonialism Is Bad For Your Health

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz sits down with Iyapo Moyende Ngina to discuss how “Colonialism Is Bad For Your Health” and how as Afrikans we are not predisposed to diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and cancer, but it’s our social conditions, which leads us to a certain level of …

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May 23

3 Black Actresses Arrested And Assaulted For Using Bathroom At Houston’s, T.I. Calls For Boycott

Houston Restaurant in Atlanta is in the news again, but this time it’s for engaging in racist treatment and physical assault after a police officer dragged three black actresses out of the restroom, through the restaurant and thrown outside in the bushes. Atlanta’s rapper and activist, T.I. has called for a boycott of the restaurant …

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May 12

Necessary Blackness Ep. 57: How Tarik Edmonson Frank Lucas The Sneaker Game

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz sits down with special guest, Tarik Edmonson to talk about the uphill battle in getting “Urban Air Freshener” into a national distribution chain and linking up with Ed Hardy only to be left out the deal. Not one to be discouraged or dismayed by their underhand …

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May 02

Necessary Blackness Ep. 56 – America’s Favorite Dad vs America’s Favorite Rapist

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, we discuss the guilty verdict of Bill Cosby and how the guilty verdict is more about dismantling his legacy then it is about the rape charges. The Bill Cosby verdict is warfare by legal means. Cosby had money, but he didn’t have power. White supremacy has arbitrary power …

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Apr 24

Necessary Blackness Ep.55: Dr. Obari Discuss Mental Health Stigma, Black Manhood & Dynamics of Relationship

Necessary Blacks Podcast got a chance to catch up with Dr. Obari to discuss the stigma of Mental Health in the Black Community. We discuss how to understand and cope with a love one who is facing these conditions. The image of being strong disinclines people from showing vulnerability, which impedes the process to get …

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Apr 23

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep. 54 – Community Building & Boycotting Starbucks

Starbucks Boycott

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast we talk with community activist Kalonji Changa to discuss the community building and the recent fiasco with Starbucks and whether boycotting is the only alternative. Subscribe to Necessary Blackness Podcast Youtube Page & Don’t Miss Another Episode Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | …

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Apr 04

Necessary Blackness Ep: 53 Candice D. McKinley Talks Upcoming Race For School Board

  On this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast we are talking with Civil Litigation and Personal Injury Lawyer Candice D. Mckinley and her race for the Dekalb School Board # 2. We talk about facilitating the growth of our children’s mind and how it must reflect their worldview and how the teachers must share the …

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Mar 28

Necessary Blackness Ep: 52 – Killer Mike Says The NRA Misused His Interview

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, we discuss hip-hop’s iconic rapper Roxanne Shante’s new movie documenting her career, life struggle and how she overcame adversity. We also look into the case of NFL player Michael Bennett’s indictment for allegedly injuring an elderly paraplegic and if this is payback for his stance against Police …

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Mar 21

Necessary Blackness Ep. 51 – Black Voice In Black News

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, we offer valuable insight on everything from race relationship, pop culture to politics, and issues that matter to Black people. This episode is hosted by Rahiem Shabazz and the special guest is Shannon Young.   Subscribe to Necessary Blackness Podcast Youtube Page & Don’t Miss Another Episode Podcast: …

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Mar 14

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep: 50 – Land or Death

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, we talk about White South Africans relinquishing the land to its rightful owners without any compensation and why an important move such as this signifies the dawn of a new day in terms of freedom for Black Africans. The Honorable Elijah Muhammad said, “it’s our enemies desire …

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