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I Was Born In A Country That No Longer Exists ft Alvaro A. Ayo

Aug. 3, 2022

Way before Facebook groups became infamous as meeting places for extremists, and all manner of toxicity. Alvaro and I would meet in one founded by an amazing man who unfortunately is no longer with us today. Thus began our f…

Guest: Alvaro A. Ayo
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Ep 124 : Your Food Is Going To Heal You When You When You’re Homesick ft Gwen Chaingam

May 25, 2022

Self-taught illustrator Gwen Chaingam, who is obsessed with cats, takes us to Bangkok Thailand through her life over there and shows us how the power of being influenced by pop culture can lead to following one's passion. Ch…

Guest: Gwen Chaingam
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EP 123: People Should Be Coming To Us ft Ninoska Carolina

May 18, 2022

Mott Haven Film Festival Founder and Executive Director Ninoska Carolina joins us in this memorable episode to talk about the story behind her names, films, growing up in NYC and establishing a film festival. Connect with Ni…

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EP 120 : The Idea Of Making Films Started Early For Me ft Rahman Oladigbolu

April 13, 2022

Rahman Oladigbolu came out of a seven-year illness battling sickle cell and began pursuing his dream of making movies. Rahman's battle with sickle cell will bring back memories to me and at the same time remind me of the nee…

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EP 113: I Want To Bridge The Gap With The Diaspora ft Corey Gumbs

Feb. 23, 2022

We wrap up Black History Month with the founder of the Black Podcasters Association Corey Gumbs. Corey walks us through amazing family history, high school, and so much more leading to the birth of The Black Podcasters Assoc…

Guest: Corey Gumbs
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EP 108 : You Have To Navigate The Waters ft Cesar Benoit Jnr

Jan. 19, 2022

Cesar is one of Brooklyn's coolest dads, he is also a romantic. Cesar blesses us with more love stories than I was expecting. This man loves his daughter, wrestling, hockey, Valencia CF, and more. If you frequented the sport…

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EP 98: Stop Villainizing People Who Need Help ft Safi Lynch Wilson

Oct. 13, 2021

We need people like Safi Lynch Wilson in our lives. Another favorite of mine on Instagram that I highly recommend to EVERYONE! Safi is a clinical social worker, therapist, military spouse, and mother. I love listening to Saf…

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EP 95 : Someone Who Plays Strings ft Nalasi Mendy

Sept. 29, 2021

I have known today's guest for close to a decade back when I lived in Texas. Nalasi Mendy always struck me as a simple yet fun-loving gentleman whom I could crack jokes with but I never dug into his background. After I left …

Guest: Nalasi Mendy
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EP 94: Let‘s Live & Not Just Exist ft Rasheed Ojerinde

Sept. 22, 2021

If you aren't following Progressive Migrant on Instagram, you are missing out on a lot! I start most of my mornings with the affirmation statements from Rasheed. Rasheed Ojerinde LMHC, LMFT, is a dedicated bicultural mille…

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EP 84: You Can Live & Breathe Art ft Laudelina Martinez

July 7, 2021

Laudelina Martinez opened my eyes to the world of art in ways that haven't been done before, from her name to defining art, Nuyoricans, and life. Art is beyond everything that I had assumed it be, it is our life. Laudelina b…

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EP 77: Wellness Is Accessible to You ft Tawanda Asamaowei "The Namaste Bae"

May 19, 2021

Tawanda Asamaowei is one of the coolest women in my family and I am super proud to call her my cousin. Come meet the only Tawanda Asamaowei in the world as we dive into her immigrant story that begins in Northeast USA with s…

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EP 19: Forgive For Yourself ft Kari Carter & Karrel Huggins

Feb. 12, 2020

Heads Up: There's some talk of trauma and abuse during this episode! We have a returning guest in Karrel, and she is not alone this time, her sister Kari Carter is in the house as we return to the beautiful Trinidad and Tob…