A sonic journey across New America with the voices of Black Excellence. Celebrating new conversations on wellness, entertainment and wealth.
This 9-part 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.”
Listen to Full Episodes Below
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.
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.
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.
Episode 4: Everybody Eats ft. Samantha Foxx, Lauren Ash & Wendell Holmes
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.