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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 67-Understanding Islam and Creativity with International Storyteller and Father of 9, William Mustafa


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Today’s Interview was absolutely powerful!!!  I had the unique opportunity to interview my Cousin; the world-traveling artist with a dynamic story…William Mustafa!  William is an internationally recognized creative that takes Art to the next level.  He’s also the father of 9, a practicing Muslim and lives between the USA and Italy.  We actually conducted this interview while he’s in Milan, Italy!  During this interview we discuss:

-Entrepreneurship at an early age

-The Practice of Islam

-International Travel

-Being Married to someone of a different culture and religion

-the challenges of having 3 kids before he was 19

and so much more…

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 66-“I came Alone, I stand with 10,000”-Maya Angelou…Timeless Wisdom


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Today’s quick episode references a quote from Maya Angelou…Simply put, You are NOT alone!  make sure to share this episode with family a friends!!!!  Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Stitcher or Google Play.  Follow @BlackFathersNOW via Instagram and Facebook and @BlkFathersNOW via Twitter

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 65-Our Black Family’s trip to Cancun (Sneakers and Planes)


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Today’s episode is the first installment of a periodic segment we’re calling, “Sneakers and Planes”.  The Sneakers and Planes segment of Black Fathers, NOW! is here to inspire you to venture out and have dynamic experiences locally and around the world.  Whether by Sneaker or by Plane, get out and see and experience the world!!!  This episode dives into the specifics of my family’s trip to Cancun Mexico a few months ago.  It was the first time my kids got their passports stamped.  Enjoy, Take notes and get out and see the world!!!

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 64-Its Not Quicksand, Thats Just Gum on the Bottom of your Shoe (Perspective and Wisdom)


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This quick thought provoking episode spawned from a recent conversation i had with a young brother who’s contemplating a new chapter in life.  For each and every one of you…take a look in the mirror and truly analyze whats going on.  If you’re honest, most of the time the “Quicksand” that you envision is simply “Gum on the bottom of your shoe”.  Make sure to leave your comments and thoughts on this topic.  Follow @BlackFathersNOW via Instagram and Facebook and @BlkFathersNOW via Twitter.  I look forward to connecting with YOU.

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 63-Harrison Anderson creator of Melanated Fathers of America


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Today’s Guest is Father and Entrepreneur from Sacramento California, Harrison Anderson.  Harrison is the Founder of www.MelanatedFathers.com .  In our dynamic conversation we disucss:

-Stephon Clark

-Becoming a Father of 4 children by age 23

-the Journey of Becoming an Entrepreneur

-the impact of losing his parents early in life

-the inspiration behind “Melanated Fathers of America”

and so much more…

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Mike D

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 62-The Story Behind the New Book, “Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto”


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Today’s Episode dives into the Back Story and unique inspiration behind my new book, “Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto”.  Make sure to visit Amazon and Grab a copy via Paperback or Kindle: Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto Link

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I quickly dive into the 10pts of the Manifesto and present the case for why every Black Man and every Woman Connected to a Black Man needs a copy of this!  Enjoy!

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 61-Coming of Age in the 1960s as a Black Man in Greenwood, MS with Mac McSwine


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Today’s Episode is AWESOME!  We get a history lesson from my Friend and Neighbor Mac McSwine.  Mac is a Retired businessman, Husband, Father, Grandfather and All Around Solid Guy!  In this episode we dive into his experience coming of age in Greenwood Mississippi at the height of the Civil Rights Movement and how all of this has impacted him as a father and Grandfather.  Some of the Things we discuss:

-Finishing HS in 1964 during the historic Voter Registration Movement in Greenwood organized by SNCC

-What the Civil Rights Movement was REALLY about

-Experiences participating in protests and demonstrations

-Civil Disobedience

-Graduating from College the Month After Dr. Martin Luther King, jr was Killed

-His participation in the Poor Peoples Campaign in Washington, DC and so much more…

If you live in Knoxville, TN or are from Mississippi and know Mac McSwine…Let him know that you heard his story on Black Fathers, NOW! Podcast.

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 60-The Importance of Knowing Yourself (Wisdom)


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Today’s Quick Episode Dives into the concept of “Knowing Yourself”.  This is a Quick Listen!  make sure to share with friends and family.  Also, PLEASE visit Apple podcast, stitcher or Google Play and give us a great rating!!!!  I would really appreciate it.

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep. 59-Love, Laughter, Life Lessons and Fatherhood with Comedian Doug Williams


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This Episode’s Guest is Comedian, Producer, Father and my frat brother (Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc) Doug Williams. 

Doug has an AMAZING Story!  We walk through his journey all the way from Montgomery Alabama to Hollywood California.  We dive into how a night in a Huntsville Alabama Comedy club and an encounter with his Mentor Steve Harvey helped to change his trajectory.  Some of the topics we discuss:

-Experiences on BET’s Comic View, Showtime at the Apollo and his own Comedy Central Feature

-What it was like to create, produce and host Starz Network’s First Original Comedy series, “Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand Up”

-Forming a Production company with his Wife

-How Domestic Violence Classes helped him to Reprogram himself to Think THEN React…and So much more…

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Black Fathers, NOW! Ep: 58-How You Gonna Win if You Aint Right Within? (Wisdom)


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Today’s Quick Episode references a Powerful line from Lauryn Hill’s Album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill from 20yrs ago.  “How You Gonna Win if You Aint Right Within?”  Thats the Question!!! Tune in and leave your thoughts.  Please visit www.BlackFathersNOW.com and follow @BlackFathersNOW via Instagram and Facebook and @BlkFathersNOW via Twitter.  Subscribe to the Podcast via iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or Google Play and PLEASE PLEASE Leave a rating and comments!

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Be Blessed Well and Wise!

Mike D

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