A sonic journey across New America with the voices of Black Excellence. Celebrating new conversations on wellness, entertainment and wealth.

This series will take you deep into the world of Black culture and issues.

“This is an incredibly important contribution to the expansion of Black storytelling,” Peppers said. “In this audio series, we will get the chance to dive into the worlds of the award-winning writers, venture capitalists, social activists and advocates for wellness.”

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  • Season 2

  • Season 2 - Episode 10

  • Season 2 - Episode 9: Run Me My Money: A Sports Herstory f. Jemele Hill & Angel McCoughtry

    Black women in sports are showing up and showing out.  The energy, intensity, and the talent — in and outside of the arena — is something to witness.  But a lot of us haven’t seen all that.

    Tune-in as we talk with Emmy Award-winning Journalist, Jemele Hill, and WNBA Legend, Angel McCoughtry.

    From media representation, to the history of the WNBA, to empowering young female athletes. We’re getting into it all.

  • Season 2 - Episode 8: “Leave That to Rinse!” f. Angel Gregorio & Dominique Drakeford

    Tune-in as we talk leftovers, second-hand clothes, and bringing Black sustainability to the global conversation.

    It’s more than glass jars and mainstream minimalism. It’s about working with what you’ve got. And resourcefulness is in our roots.

    The Spice Kitchen Founder Angel Gregario and Non-traditional Educator Dominique Drakeford join us this week to talk about the small, big ways to live sustainably.

  • Season 2 - Episode 7: Well-Seasoned f. Mr. & Mrs. KevOnStage and Bren Herrera

    Black love is passionate! It’s a commitment to putting in the work.

    Content Creators Kevin & Melissa Fredericks and Celebrity Chef Bren Herrera join us this week to dish on new ways to add flavor to your love lives.

    Listen as they share how to make love last, how to spice up date nights, and new ways to cook with creativity.

  • Season 2 - Episode 6: Growing Our Community f. Styles P & Hannah Wilson

    We make do — but we deserve more than that. We deserve the best.

    Yonkers Rapper, Styles P, and Urban Farmer Activist, Hannah Wilson, join us this week to talk healthy eating. Tune-in as they share nuggets of wisdom to shift our mindset and heal our bodies with healthy food.

  • Season 2 - Episode 5: Family Style f. Devale & Khadeen Ellis

    Family means different things to different people. It could be a soul tie, a community, or unconditional love. It’s not always blue skies — sometimes it’s resilience and revolution, too.

    In this week’s episode, we’re showing some reverence for family with dynamic duo Devale & Khadeen Ellis. They share fond memories, major parent energy, and family traditions that anchor them in the Black love we love to see.

  • Season 2 - Episode 4: Rest is Resilience f. Nedra Tawwab & Chris Spencer

    We all know the grind. Generational perseverance has made us stronger. There’s a special kind of strength when we reclaim our rest.

     

    Therapist & NYT Bestselling Author Nedra Tawwab, along with Writer & Comedian Chris Spencer, talk to Gia about setting boundaries and listening to our bodies.

    Tune-in as we talk about delicious naps, the invigorating power of saying ‘No’, and more.

  • Season 2 - Episode 3: Lift As You Climb f. Valeisha Butterfield-Jones & Angelina Darrisaw

    There’s just something about Black women in business. Our infectious passion, our perseverance and our ideas are unmatched.

    Plenty stands in our way — but that ends here. It’s time to knock down barriers and lift as we climb.

    In this episode, Recording Academy Co-President, Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, and Founder & Career Coach, Angelina Darrisaw, talk about what it takes to cultivate success for Black women entrepreneurs.

  • Season 2 - Episode 2: The Victory Lap (ft. Angela Simmons & David Gross)

    Running a business that succeeds is not a sprint, it’s a marathon. It takes grit, tenacity, passion, audacity, and so much more.

    Listen in as Business Mogul, Angela Simmons, and Investment Magnate, David Gross, share their come-up, what they’ve learned, and what it takes to turn your ideas into reality.

  • Season 2 - Episode 1: Home/Land (ft. Green Girl Leah & Master P)

    Intersectional environmentalism, caring for our community, and Granny’s cookie tins.

    We’re kicking off Season 2 by getting real about climate change with Eco-communicator, Green Girl Leah and Rap Icon, Master P.

    In this episode we talk climate justice, inclusion, and having integrity when nobody’s watching.

  • Season 1

  • Season 1 - Episode 1: The New Testament f/ Anthony Sparks, Eboni K Williams & Shukree Tilghma‪n‬

    Join us for gems from The Real Housewives of New York’s first Black cast member, attorney and late-night TV host, Eboni K Williams; and talk diversity with producer-writer, Shukree Tilghman, from This Is Us. In our season premiere, we explore perspectives and discuss genre-bending narratives. These inspiring, bold creators propel the culture of Hollywood to represent the Black experience in its fully-formed greatness.

  • Season 1 - Episode 2: Fearless Finance ft. Arian Simone & Kelle Rozel‪l

    We look through the lens of Black Wall Street with investor Arian Simone into how we should invest, protect and grow our resources to build long-lasting legacy. In the spirit of abundance and with a heart of gratitude, this powerful co founder of Fearless Fund shares her motivation with us.

    And there are new horizons for Black generational wealth; as we hear from Kelle Rozell to jumpstart to our financial planning now and into endless possibility.

    Special thanks to Gia’s Dad.

  • Season 1 - Episode 3: Your Body is a Temple ft. Chef Akhi & Pinky Col‪e

    How we eat is revolutionary. This week we get into food with celebrity chef and farmer, Chef Akhi, and (!) Pinky Cole from Slutty Vegan in ATL.

    We’ve reclaimed our relationship to healthy food and the sustainability of fresh produce.

    With more and more access to information, the movement to ‘Be More Vegan’ is front and center of the social discourse.

  • Season 1 - Episode 4: Everybody Eats ft. Samantha Foxx, Lauren Ash & Wendell Holme‪

    The mind • body • soul connection is our greatness. Health and healthy choices are the center of our soulful theme this week. Hear real stories from wellness experts and holistic practitioners like Samantha Foxx from Mother’s Finest Urban Farms, Lauren Ash, founder of Black Girl in Om, and wellness coach Wendell Holmes.

  • Season 1 - Episode 5: Art As Power ft. Kimberly Drew, Larry Ossei-Mensah and BLK MKT Vintag‪e‬‬

    Black visual artists elevate the diaspora to surface much of the ingenuity we see in our daily lives.

    A prismatic vision of possibility — at the intersection of art and culture, we delve into the role art plays in society and how Black people see themselves. Larry Ossei-Mensah, ARTNOIR Founder and an ArtNet 2020 Innovator, plus the Founders of Brookyln’s BLK MKT Vintage.

  • Season 1 - Episode 6: The Black Family ft. Kenya Barris and Judge Lynn Tole‪r‬

    There’s a beat that permeates the culture, and almost every Black family. Our homes are filled with music, love, soul, food, laughter and faith.

    This episode we’ll get into the history and the joy with Judge Lynn Toler (also a mother) and Writer-Director Kenya Barris (also a father) of Black-ish— on how our family units have evolved.

  • Season 1 - Episode 7: The Two Americas ft. Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Jamira Burley, and Mike Mus‪e

    Plans, policy, apology and advocacy are what we need now. In this episode, we’re calling it all out.

    54 years ago, Dr. MLK Jr.’s powerful speech, The Other America, ignited a new hope for our great nation.

    On this hard-hitting episode, we’re joined by three powerful voices; social advocates reshaping the political landscape. What does the future hold for Black greatness today?

  • Season 1 - Episode 8: We Got Now ft. Lisa Gelobter, Sherrell Dorsey & Wanona Satche‪r‬

    Creativity, problem solving, and the improvement of early technologies have all stemmed from Black history. We now see it in the networks of Black technology entrepreneurs, and in the advent of safe spaces for the development and incubation of emerging concepts.

    In this cultural moment, Black folks are hyper focused on innovating and building a future that is safer by design — and evermore equitable.

  • Season 1 - Episode 9: Black Women’s Health ft. Melanie Fiona, Dr. Brandi Jackson, Dr. Brittani James, Dr. Jessica Richardson, & Sasha Mitchell-Fuller

    Black mothers and Black women are the heart and soul of the Black community. It’s important that we recognize disparities that are shortening our lives and inevitably taking away from our greatness. On this episode of More Than That, we are taking a microscopic look at Black Women’s health and self-advocacy — these systemic challenges must be overcome with the guidance of experts and careful awareness of Black Americans.

  • Season 1 - Episode 10: Corner of Freedom Blvd. + Joy Ave.

    Today we’re showing up for Juneteenth 2021 with Detroit griot Marsha Music, host Baratunde Thurston, and image-activist Michaela Angela Davis. These are the voices of Black expression — told on the front porch with our future at the forefront. Join these icons for a celebration of our legacy as a People. From our family to yours, Happy Juneteenth!