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Book File

Changing the Black American Narrative

Jan. 21, 2022

Welcome back! In this episode I share my thoughts combined with Charles Johnson on the need to get away from the old narrative black Americans subscribe to and create a new always changing narrative about the successes of bl…

Black History Month

The Road Map for Black History Month

Jan. 28, 2022

In this episode I provide you with the road map for following the podcast during the month of February. I also share my thoughts on some topics as they relate to Black History Month. Be sure to checkout our webpage at podpag…

Black History Month

Major Daniel Walker

Feb. 1, 2022

This moment in Black History 2022 we recognize the positive achievements of Major Daniel Walker, a former F-22 pilot and a 2010 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy.

Black History Month

Winsome Sears

Feb. 2, 2022

Lt Governor of VA

Black History Month Atlanta Youth Academy Book File

Making a Difference in the Black Community: Atlanta Youth Academy, a discussion with Erin Conrad.

Feb. 4, 2022

This is an amazing discussion with Erin Conrad who is the Director of Development at Atlanta Youth Academy. While the narrative is that no one is doing anything to provide educational opportunities for those in underprivileg…

Black History Month

The Triple Nickeles

Feb. 5, 2022

555th Parachute Infantry Battalion

Black History Month

Lonnie Johnson

Feb. 6, 2022

Super soaker

Black History Month

Gabe Sonnier

Feb. 8, 2022

Janitor to school principal

Black History Month

Carol Swainn

Feb. 9, 2022

Carol’s story in her words.

Black History Month

Lauren Simmons

Feb. 10, 2022

Wall Street

Black History Month

Roscoe Brown

Feb. 12, 2022

Tuskegee airmen

Black History Month

Black real estate moguls

Feb. 13, 2022

Victor MacFarlane and Quintin Primo III

Black History Month

Gen. McGee

Feb. 15, 2022

Tuskegee airmen

Black History Month

LT Emily Perez

Feb. 16, 2022

West Point

Black History Month

Alicia Davis

Feb. 17, 2022

Amazon

Black History Month

Lucy Higgs Nichols

Feb. 18, 2022

Aunt Lucy

Black History Month

Six Triple Eight

Feb. 19, 2022

Black Female hero’s who made sure US WWII Forces got their mail

Black History Month

Dr. Alexa Canady

Feb. 20, 2022

Pediatric neurosurgeon

Black History Month

Dr. Wendy Okolo

Feb. 22, 2022

Recognize Dr. Okolo.

Family Matters

In Memory of my Mother: Carmen Lucia Jennings-Grant

Feb. 25, 2022

In this final full episode of American black history month, I share my personal story of my mother and the life she put into me. She has been laid to rest in St. Thomas USVI. I share personal stories and reflect on the woman…

Black History Month

Andrew J. Beard

Feb. 25, 2022

Inventor

Black History Month

Clara Brown

Feb. 26, 2022

Ms. Brown

Black History Month

Jack Daniels Holsclaw

Feb. 27, 2022

Recognizing Holsclaw

Black History Month

Lois Lippman

Feb. 28, 2022

Recognize Lois Lippman

Military Academies

Are Military Academies still relevant? Part 1

March 4, 2022

In this 2 part episode, I discuss whether or not our military academies are still relevant. My guest are military academy graduates with their own unique take on this matter. This is an episode that must be shared with anyon…

Military Academies

Are Military Academies still Relevant? Part 2

March 11, 2022

Welcome back as I discuss whether or not our military academies are still relevant. If you didn’t have a chance to listen to the first part of this discussion go back and check it out. My guest are military academy graduates…

Military Academies

Military Academies: Useful but not required?

March 25, 2022

In this episode I provide you with a recap of our two part episode concerning the relevance of service academies. I share insight and input I received from you the listeners. If you have not heard the 2-part series please ch…

Military Academies

USAFA’s Way of Life Committee: A black organization that perpetuates the negative black narrative.

April 1, 2022

In this episode I share my thoughts and experiences with the Way of Life Committee. Although I believe they are a useful organization, I share some of their perspective on topics and I discuss why I believe if you don’t go a…

Education

Teachers Unions: Their Stranglehold on the Education System

April 8, 2022

In this episode I discuss our education system and teachers unions with author and entrepreneur, Jim Fini. The single question could be, do students, parents and teachers benefit from having teachers unions or are these unio…

Guest: Jim Fini
Education

Our Broken System: Is College Really Necessary?

April 22, 2022

In this episode, I share my personal thoughts about the need for a college education. I ask serious questions such as why the rush to go to college right out of high school? Why are not talking more about trade schools and s…

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness with Rachael Lawrence

May 6, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. With the effects of the pandemic and our volatile social and political climate, this is a good time to hear a great episode about a delicate and often ignored subject. Honestly answering…

Lawless Chicago: Thanks Mayor Lightfoot.

May 13, 2022

Chicago is drowning in crime and those running the city don’t care. Crime is up, police funding is down, but Mayor Lightfoot has her 20 man personal security detail. People are helping those in Ukrainian but are they helping…

The Victim Cult with author Mark Milke

May 20, 2022

In this episode I have the opportunity to discuss the recently released book “The Victim Cult” with the author Mark Milke. His book takes a deep and unique dive into the victim cult that has gripped the world for centuries. …

Guest: Mark Milke

My Personal Wrap up to Mental Health Awareness Month

May 27, 2022

In this episode I share my personal perspective on mental health issues. As a close friend told me, we all deal with mental health issues from time to time. We need to be kind to each other and recognize we are all living di…

Black Conservatives

Jennifer-Ruth Green Republican running for the US House to represent Indiana’s 1st District:

June 3, 2022

I was blessed with the opportunity to interview Jennifer-Ruth Green who is running for election to the US House to represent Indiana’s 1st Congressional District. The general election is on November 8, 2022. This is an amazi…

Black Conservatives

Interview with Joe E. Collins III Congressional candidate for the 36th district in California.

June 10, 2022

A distinguished Navy veteran, a businessman and a former radio host, Joe E. Collins III is now making waves running for Congress in California. In a very direct campaign ad he says; “It’s time to clean this sh💩r up!” I agree…

Black Conservatives

Rayla Campbell for Massachusetts. This state’s next Secretary of State.

June 24, 2022

This is a great interview with a great lady who wants to make her state great again. This starts by letting citizens know their votes will be counted and do matter. This starts with getting citizens active in their communiti…

Changing the Narrative: We’re not going anywhere!

Aug. 26, 2022

It’s been a long time since Cecil’s been behind the 🎤; He’s back! He’s got a lot to talk about as it concerns the Changing the Narrative brand. Cecil’s working hard to expand and grow his reach and his audience. Stick with h…

9/11/2001

Sept. 10, 2022

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…

September 17: Constitution Day

Sept. 17, 2022

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 …

Voter Suppression 2022 Part 2

Sept. 17, 2022

In this episode I share my thought on why requiring proper ID is not voter suppression,what National Black Voter Day should represent. Being informed and wanting to vote are important. We need to keep our eye open for voter …

State and Local Election are More Important than You Know.

Sept. 23, 2022

As we all get ready for the November midterm elections, I wonder how involved you are in your state and local elections. If you don’t think the mayor matters, ask the citizens of Chicago how their mayor is doing. Wonder why …