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Chicago Issues

“We Want Justice!”

April 21, 2021

In the wake of the George Floyd verdict I take a limited look at what justice really is. I reference an article I wrote in April 2013. Much of what’s in my article applies to our system today. --- This episode is sponsored b…

Chicago Issues

Her name was Jaslyn Adams

April 28, 2021

In this episode I discuss the death of babies from gang violence and the various narratives we get feed everyday by the government controlled media. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a po…

“Women and Whisky” with Monica

May 13, 2021

In this episode I discuss my two favorite subjects, woman and whisky. Monica and I share stories and our beliefs concerning women and drinking that brown liquor. It’s fun and informative. Be sure to tune in on Anchor or Spot…

Attacking the Future by Reviewing the Past

May 21, 2021

In this episode, I give thanks for the production of 6 episodes. Improvements are needed and coming. I provide critical updates on episodes 1&3 and challenge the listening audience to take action. Don’t miss this important e…

Focusing on Things that Don’t Matter

May 28, 2021

Today I discuss the importance of thinking for yourself so you aren’t lead by the government controlled media to focus on things that don’t matter. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a po…

Black History Month Family Matters

The Amazing Life of Grandpa Bill

June 4, 2021

It was an honor to share some time with my father in law who tells great stories and is a story of success. From humble beginnings to becoming the patriarch of an amazing family, Mr. Simmons is living his best life at 85 yea…

Permanent Suspension: Why I’m Banned from Twitter for Life-

June 11, 2021

In this quick episode I share the story of my short lived experience with Twitter and why I’ve been “permanently suspended.” Thanks Jack Dorsey and Bette Midler for setting me free! If you’ve been suspended from Twitter or a…

Happy Father’s Day: Special Episode

June 20, 2021

In this episode I share a few words about father’s and Father’s Day. Inspiring words from Justice Clarence Thomas and me.

Book File

The Color of our Skin not the Content of Our Character

June 25, 2021

In the world today we are being told to believe the most important thing is the color of our skin, not the content of our character. In this episode I do a deep dive into Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech speci…

Reboot: Focusing on Things that Don’t Matter

July 2, 2021

In this episode I share my thoughts about a few topics in the media that just don’t matter. Keep your eye on the ball and don’t let the government controlled media distract you. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor…

America

Our Declaration of Independence: Words we should live by

July 4, 2021

In this short and special episode I share our Declaration of Independence. It’s interesting how the words penned in 1776, seem to be words we need to act upon today. Be sure you stay to the powerful end of this episode 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

Chicago Issues

Gun Violence versus Gang Violence: The Problem in Chicago

July 9, 2021

In this episode we explore the differences between gun and gang violence. We then look at the dumpster fire that Chicago is and discuss the lack of action taken by Mayor Lightfoot. You can’t fix the issue until you call it w…

Beer for Breakfast is a thing…in Germany.

July 16, 2021

In this episode we come to you from Berlin,Germany where enjoying a beer for breakfast is all right. We discuss some history of German beer and some fun topics about drinking in Germany. A very fun episode. Enjoy. --- Thi…

COVID-19 and International Travel: “Show me your paper!”

July 24, 2021

In this late dropping episode, I share the trials, tribulations, and confusing experiences associated with international travel during these times of COVID-19.

Military Academies

The Supt of the Day: A Review of a “letter “ sent to the Long Blue Line

July 30, 2021

In this episode I dissect a letter from the Air Force Academy superintendent about its stance on Critical Race Theory. News Flash: I’m an Academy grad so I can do this. You don’t want to miss this episode.🇺🇸 --- This epis…

Book File

An Honest Discussion about being pulled over for Driving while Black: Part 1.

Aug. 6, 2021

I drive while black all the time. That being said this episode is meant to stimulate conversation about a very misleading subject matter. Everyone talks about having a tough conversation. Sometimes the toughest part is a dif…

Chicago Issues

The Death of Officer French: A special early episode 🇺🇸

Aug. 12, 2021

In this podcast I weave together 2 stories that involve a simple traffic stop. Both stories end with someone dying unnecessarily. Chicago is hell and needs to be cleaned up ASAP. Where is the 24/7 news coverage outside of Ch…

Book File

An Honest Discussion about being pulled over for Driving while Black Part 2

Aug. 13, 2021

We continue the discussion about the concerns associated being pulled over for driving while black. Emotions run hot but great advice is provided. Don’t miss the fun. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easie…

Chicago Issues

Her name was Serenity Broughton: A special early episode

Aug. 19, 2021

In this episode, I discussed the murder of another seven year old girl. She was murdered by gang members at 2:30 PM, while her mom was putting her in the backseat of their car. Where is the national concern? Where is Black L…

Remove that Racist Rock!

Aug. 20, 2021

In this episode I run to my safe space to get away from a racist rock. Come join me in this fun and informative discussion about a racist rock….

Book File

Colored, Negro, Black, African American 🇺🇸

Aug. 27, 2021

A quick trip into the names American blacks have used over the years. It’s about learning, teaching, and gaining understanding. Listen and learn.

“The Impossible Dream” A Conversation with Coach Mike Davis

Sept. 3, 2021

In 1976-77, Coach Davis inspired, motivated and changed the lives of a small group of boys. He took a team that went 3-4-1 to a 7-1 record and the first football title for the school. My days at Rome Catholic High and being …

Online Dating 🤦🏾‍♂️

Sept. 10, 2021

In this episode I share my personal ( well not too personal) experiences with online dating. It’s an interesting journey into what is the unknown for many. Tune in for the fun.

America

9/11/2001: Special Episode

Sept. 11, 2021

In this episode I revisit the events of 9/11/2001 and call for us as a nation, to unite in spirit as we did so many years ago. I close with an article written by Cornel Nistorescu, a Romanian, entitled “Ode to America”, writ…

America

Celebrating September 17, 1787.

Sept. 24, 2021

In this episode I talk about Constitution Day and present a breakdown of the preamble that was provided to me by a friend who graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1983. Perhaps if we understood the preamble …

Major Walker

Revisiting Major Daniel Walker

Oct. 8, 2021

In this episode I provide you with an update on the life and times of Major Daniel Walker. I also provide commentary on an article written about Major Walker in Black Enterprise magazine. If you’re new to the podcast, check …

I’ll be Back!👍🏾

Oct. 15, 2021

In this episode I share my plans for Changing the Narrative with Cecil Grant. I discuss my plans for season two and what I plan to do while I press the “pause” button on my podcast. Be sure to tune in!

Book File Major Walker

“You’re big, you’re black, you have a deep voice; you’re intimidating.”

Oct. 22, 2021

As we pause for bit, I’m going to air my top 5 podcast. My very first podcast comes in at #5. Enjoy and share with friends and family. We dive into an interview done by 60 Minutes of an Air Force fighter pilot who is leaving…

Chicago Issues

The death of a child in Chicago is NOT as important as the mysterious death of Gabby Petito

Oct. 29, 2021

As we continue our “best of” series, coming in at #4 is episode 30. Please share this with family and friends. Chicago needs our help and our prayers. In this episode I point out why the death of anybody, but specifically a …

Family Matters

#3 From a Barber to a Barbershop owner

Nov. 5, 2021

This was a very special episode and enjoyed the interview. In this episode I introduce you to the barber who has cut my hair for 15 years. She has been though a lot,but tough times have not stopped her from becoming who she …

Book File

#2 Lift Every Voice and Sing: The Negro National Hymn.

Nov. 12, 2021

The NFL opened their 2021 season with a lot of pomp and circumstance to include the singing of " Lift Every Voice and Sing". People across the country took issue with that because the implication was this was the "Black Nati…

Family Matters

#1 Talking with my Sister

Nov. 19, 2021

In this episode I talk with my sister about her life. She has overcome a lot to become the person she is today. She’s still growing and learning. Each day is an opportunity to get better. I’m proud of her and where she’s hea…