SEASON 3

It’s Season Three of The PowerPLAY Show! Can you believe it! Thank you so much for your continued support and I encourage you to keep listening and watching The PowerPLAY Show each Thursday wherever you subscribe to podcasts or on our Youtube channel or by visiting thepowerplayshow.com!

Our Season 3 Premiere kicks off with my friend, renown artist Rob Stull. We'll discuss his work, how Hip Hop continues to be one of the greatest influences in his artistry, and Rob pays tribute to his dad, landmark architect Donald Stull.

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This Week on The PowerPLAY Show, I’m letting you in on a journey I’ve been on for the past three months that has changed my life. For years, I struggled with my health – being insulin dependent, high cholesterol – you name it. But one guest on my show last year changed my life. My journey – my coach, O’Neil Anderson is back – and you don’t want to miss this!

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Roberto Mighty

This Week on The PowerPLAY Show, a man whose work stands on it's own! His current projects range from love to cemeteries to what it means to grow old. Filmmaker, multi-media artist and producer Roberto Mighty joins me to discuss his work, the love of his craft and what’s next for the man who continues to create the stories for diverse audiences.

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Lisa Simmons

This Week on The PowerPLAY Show - she is the woman behind the efforts to bring films from filmmakers of color to an international audience. Lisa Simmons discusses her work with the Roxbury International Film Festival and the Color of Film Collaborative – and what she believes makes a great film.

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The Celebrated Activist Artist
with Dana Chandler and Dahna Chandler

He stood up to fight for the inclusion of Black Art – now more than 50 years later, a step forward in a powerful new exhibit at the museum of fine arts. Artist, Activist, and educator Dana Chandler - along with his daughter Dahna Chandler - discuss his career,  experiencing the museum as a child, and what and how much has changed since he began his fight! The Celebrated Activist Artist this week on The PowerPLAY Show!

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We Are The Dream, The Musical
with Denise Gordon and Jestina Weems

They are a dynamic duo embarking on one of the biggest projects of their lives. Denise Gordon and her daughter Jestina Weems are co-creators of the upcoming, multimedia project, We Are The Dream, The Musical – and what they’re out to accomplish is simply extraordinary!

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A Fight For Justice!
with Attorneys Timothy Fraser and Joseph D. Feaster

He boarded a bus on a summer evening and his life changed. A false accusation of sexual assault, an allege unlawful arrest, fired from his job, and that’s not even the half of it. Attorney Timothy Fraser, along with his attorney Joseph Feaster on the fight for their day in court! – This Week on The PowerPLAY Show!

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Making HERstory!
with Commissioner Christine Elow, City of Cambridge

Commissioner Christine Elow makes history – but it’s her story about how she made it to Top Cop that’s truly inspirational. On the final installment of our Celebrating Black Excellence series, I sit down with the newly appointed Police Commissioner for the City of Cambridge - the first woman to hold the position in the department's history! This Week on The PowerPLAY Show!

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EmPOWERing Women Series presents
Valarie Molyneaux, Founder & CEO, VITFriends

March is National Women's Month and I'm kicking off my Empowering Women Series where all month I'm highlighting one of the amazing women from my upcoming documentary film, More Than Our Skin. This week, Valarie Molyneaux, founder and CEO of VITFriends sits down with me to discuss her work - her hopes - and what it means for her to be a part of this important film project. This Week on the PowerPLAY Show!

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EmPOWERing Women Series presents
Alicia Roufs, MN Leader, VITFriends

March is National Women's Month and I'm kicking off my Empowering Women Series where all month I'm highlighting one of the amazing women from my upcoming documentary film, More Than Our Skin. This week, my guest is Alicia Roufs, leader of the Minnesota Chapter of VITFriends. Alicia – the only one of the five women in this film who has had Vitiligo her entire life. Her story and her triumph. This week on The PowerPLAY Show!

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EmPOWERing Women Series presents
Katrina Christian, North Carolina Leader, VITFriends

March is National Women's Month and all month long we’re in our Empowering Women Series where I'm highlighting one of the amazing women from my upcoming documentary film, More Than Our Skin. This week my guest is Katrina Christian, leader of the North Carolina Chapter of VITFriends. Katrina shares her journey and how she’s helping others in her community living with vitiligo. This week on The PowerPLAY Show!

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EmPOWERing Women Series presents
Millicent Meadows, Connecticut Leader, VITFriends

March is National Women's Month and all month long we’re in our Empowering Women Series where I'm highlighting one of the amazing women from my upcoming documentary film, More Than Our Skin. This week my guest is Millicent Meadows, leader of the Connecticut Chapter of VITFriends. Millicent shares her journey of being diagnosed as a teenager and how she works to help other teens live with their beautiful skin. That’s Coming up next on The PowerPLAY Show!

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EmPOWERing Women Series presents
Patricia Rossy, Vice President, VITFriends

March is National Women's Month and all month long we’ve shared our Empowering Women Series where brought you one of the amazing women from my upcoming documentary film, More Than Our Skin. Our last episode features Patricia Rossy, Vice-President of VITFriends. Patricia shares part of her journey and how she uses her voice and beauty to bring attention to this widely, misunderstood disease. This week on The PowerPLAY Show!

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The Slap
with Attorney Joseph Feaster and Filmmaker Calvin Lindsay

It’s been more than a week – and most of us are still in a state of shock. The conversations range from what’s wrong with him to how is he’s doing. And millions on social media are sharing thoughts, memes and anger over the slap seen around the globe. But at the core is the institutional rage black men have and continue to take out on one another. This time – for the entire world to see. So where do we go from here? The conversation this week on The PowerPLAY Show!

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A PowerPLAY RePLAY "Fade To Black"
with Steve Lucas

Fade up – cue music – dissolve still store – cut live – fade to black. Words my guest this week has uttered for decades – and he had a little cameo in front of the camera as well. For 40 years, Stephen Lucas directed the major news stories that changed our world, and this week, he talks about his path, what he misses and doesn’t miss – and what’s next for the newly retired young man – that's this week's PowerPLAY RePLAY!

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Defining You with Helena J!
Part 1

This week on The PowerPLAY Show - It’s not often I have the opportunity to be on the receiving end of interviews, but that’s what’s happening on this two-part special co-production with Defining You with Helena J. We discuss how I got into this business;  when I learned my purpose; and of course my film project, More Than Our Skin.

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Defining You with Helena J!
Part 2

This week on The PowerPLAY Show - Part 2 of my special co-production with Defining You with Helena J. We discuss the changing business of journalism and how I got started on my current film project, More Than Our Skin. Part 2 of Defining You with Helena J coming up next on The PowerPLAY Show!

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A PowerPLAY RePLAY
with Dominique Womack

This week on a PowerPLAY Re-PLAY - we revisit my conversation with KidsPeace’s own Dominique Womack. Kids Peace is a non-profit organization devoted to helping children with emotional and behavioral challenges. 

Dominique has dedicated years to helping them raise money for programs that help both foster children and foster parents have the emotional support and materials to continue to raise the youth through all circumstances. 

And this year, she continues the tradition with the second annual Art Gallery of Hope fundraiser which displays art from kids that are looking for their forever homes and kids that want to help raise awareness for those in need.

My sit-down with Dominique Womack - next on this PowerPLAY RePLAY!

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A PowerPLAY RePLAY
with Lisa Simmons

This Week on a PowerPLAY RePLAY - she is the woman behind the efforts to bring films from filmmakers of color to an international audience. Lisa Simmons discusses her work with the Roxbury International Film Festival and the Color of Film Collaborative – and what she believes makes a great film.

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A PowerPLAY RePLAY
with The Power Couple

This week on a PowerPLAY Re-PLAY - They work in ministering the next generation of youth – she is a best-selling author…he is soon to be a best-selling author – and they ain’t done yet! The Power Couple – Brandon and Crystal McLean - Coming up next on This PowerPLAY 
RePLAY!

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In HER Glory
with Yolanda "Yogii" Barnes

Yolanda Barnes, or Yogi with 2 eyes as she’s known, has been writing since the age of 13. Her talent, her performance, and her story - Our conversation coming up next on The PowerPLAY Show!

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Making A Difference
with Rosa Rodriguez Williams

Rosa Rodriguez Williams’s work has transcended community-based organizations, cultural institutions, and higher education. - Our conversation on belonging, inclusion and justice coming up next on The PowerPLAY Show!

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One Day At A Time
with Wendy McAdams-Flores

A new study found that people who experienced multiple COVID-related stressors were more likely to feel the toll of the pandemic, as socioeconomic inequities in mental health continue to widen. My guest this week has literally been through the storm and is here to share her story and hopefully help others heal. My sit-down with Wendy McAdams-Flores - coming up next on The PowerPLAY Show!

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