BLLJ: The Black Vote, Black dollar and Hope

In this new episode, Q breaks down the interview between the Breakfast Club’s Charlamagne Tha God and VP Biden. We discuss polls, the crime bills on the 1990’s, justice reform, the decriminalization of illegal drugs and more. If these stories resonate with you then click the “FOLLOW” button on the right!

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BLLJ: The Fussings

Talib Jasir Fleming is a podcast producer, author, and advocate for the people and their collective power. He is a creative entrepreneur with over 16 years of professional work in marketing and advertising.

Born a twin in Baltimore, MD, he spent his earliest years traversing the backwoods of Maryland’s Eastern Shore under the guardianship of his Great Grandmother. Reared by a village of irrepressible folk, he learned the paramountcy of kinship, love, and the dynamism of language.

Talib is the founder of the Afros & Audio Podcast Festival and Vanguard Podcast Network. He is also a dual certified Life Coach to creatives, entrepreneurs, and podcast creatives. 

Talib received his BA in Public Policy/Urban Studies, Africana Studies and Social Justice (Summa Cum Laude) from St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ.

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Cheryl Inokon: Earn, keep, grow and protect money

“Everyone knows how to earn money, but very few people know how to keep it, grow it, and protect it, and it takes all four to create wealth. I teach women how to do all four of these steps,” this is Cheryl Goldie Inokon’s philosophy toward money. 

Former Bank Executive turned Multi-Million Dollar Fundraiser, and now a Women’s Investment Coach in Los Angeles, Cheryl empowers women to make spending decisions from a place of power. She helps women live the life they envision without depending on anyone else.

Come hang out with Cheryl on Facebook or Instagram: @wisewomeninvest

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Conversations about racism, colorism and Covid-19 in Colombia

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In this new episode of Bootleg Like Jazz we discuss racism, colorism and discrimination in Colombia and what that looks like during this unprecedented time.

Alexander is the founder of Radio Absurda – “Radioabsurda es una exploración a lo que somos y seremos. Afrocentrico ✊🏿”

Podcast: anchor.fm/radioabsurda

Houston-native Traveon Dinell Rogers is a musician, performing artist, photographer and budding filmmaker who draws inspiration from thought-provoking, authentic representations of culture through multimedia content. Armed with a passionate conviction that stages and screens of all sizes are today’s most powerful educational tools, Traveon demonstrates that scholarly endeavors can be explored beyond libraries, lecture halls, and books. https://www.traveondinellrogers.com/

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BLLJ: Meet Jovante Ham CEO of Melanoid Exchange

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Jovante Ham is from Fort Lauderdale, FL and holds a bachelors of Computer Engineering from Prairie View A&M. He also hold a Masters of Engineering Management from Arkansas state University.

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He is the author of the bestselling novel the Hood Scholar and the CEO of the new e-commerce platform @melanoidexchange which gives minority owned businesses an online website while allowing their products to be seen in their marketplace. They charge no fees and have a marketplace made up exclusively of entrepreneurs of color.

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BLLJ: Should we hold our vote hostage?

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2020 is an election year and as the impact of the Coronavirus begins to unravel it is clear to see that Black Americans and Latinos are the hardest hit. This pandemic continues to highlight the growing disparities in those communities leaving many voters wondering if they should vote and will their vote even matter. Join Q in this discussion and watch the video and leave a comment – Do you think we should hold our vote hostage or not? Use #bllj when you leave a comment.

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MEET CAMERON KING A KICK-BOXER, RADIO PERSONALITY AND INDUSTRY INSIDER

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Cameron King is a bilingual radio programmer and digital strategist. Born and raised in Houston, Tx, she has developed an affinity for the Spanish language throughout her travels to places such as Spain and Costa Rica. After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Spanish at the University of Texas at San Antonio, she moved to Puerto Rico to pursue her Master’s in Spanish Translation.

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After moving back to Houston, she hit the ground running to jump start her communications career. As an on-air personality at KPFT 90.1, creating content that is organic, genuine and thought-provoking is her priority. A storyteller from the very beginning, she started as a theater kid at age 10; and as she got older, maneuvered into a multitude of creative spaces. Her goal is to transition from radio into the tv and film industries to appear on-camera, write, direct, and produce.

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Here are a few of the monumental accolades she has received:

  • UTSA’s student-run college newspaper The Paisano and student-run radio station Rowdy Radio
  • UTSA’s student chapter of the American Advertising Federation
  • as a PR intern at the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center, a culturally-based non-profit organization
  • a Project Manager and Social Media Associate for Nice Media Group, a print and digital media management firm. 
  • a Programmer at Houston’s local community radio station, KPFT 90.1 Black on Both Sides
  • E-board personnel for Fashion Week San Antonio and African Fashion Week Houston

A conversation about hope with Vanessa Quillin

Vanessa Rae Quillin is a Teacher, Certified Christian Counselor and Wellness Coach with a B.A. in Psychology from Belhaven University. Her purpose is to help others journey “WELL” through life. Vanessa is passionate about providing practical tools to help others flourish from the inside out. Her counseling platform “Wild Inner Wellness” encourages women and adolescent girls to be unapologetic about their individual wellness journey! Vanessa joins us today to discuss the move to virtual services by places of worship.

Upcoming: Conversations about Bossa Nova

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New show tomorrow at 1 p.m. c.s.t. available here on www.bootleglikejazz.com/episodes – Most importantly go subscribe so you don’t miss it!

Also, click below and watch a snippet from the new show where we dive into the history of Bossa Nova and it’s intersection with Black American music from Raul Orlando Edwards !!! 🎧 🕺🏾

🎥 Alex Qu