Hon. Everett Mitchell: Greatness should be normal
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by Angela Russell
2d ago
The Honorable Rev Everett Mitchell is currently running to be on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court.  In this episode, Judge Mitchell discusses why he decided to run for the Wisconsin Supreme Court, his southern roots and its impact on his baking abilities, the codification of race within US history, his vision of how law can be a force for good, the role of beauty in changing the narrative and distortion of Black images, and much more.     #BlackOxygenPodcast #BlackInWisconsin #DopeBlackPodcasts #WisconsinSupremeCourt #Wisconsin #Madison365 #EverettMitchell #Law #Justice ..read more
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Dee Kendrix:  Learning to love every part of myself
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by Angela Russell
2w ago
Deirdra “Dee” Kendrix is an Intuitive Coach & Executive Strategist, who also happens to be a recovering corporate executive. Dee’s personal mission is to create authentic spaces of Grace and Transformational Growth. Dee is also the CEO and Chief Strategist of DC Global Group; a boutique firm with a niche expertise in organizational (culture) behavior and leadership advisory & development. In this episode of Black Oxygen, Dee discusses moving from the east coast to Wisconsin, her journey of discovering her inherent beauty, the connection between grace and beauty, the difference between ..read more
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Charles Payne: Beauty is the way you see the world and yourself
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by Angela Russell
3w ago
Charles Payne is a Madison transplant, a certified teacher, and self-taught social artist, originally from Michigan. Payne is a Shop One Educator/Artist Residency Finalist and a 2022 TMT New Play Development Playwright. Their play ‘Da Classroom Ain’t Enuf’ was an American Players Theatre New Voices: Creating the Classics of Tomorrow semi-finalist and a Wisconsin Wrights 2022 New Play Development project finalist.  Payne is an Isthmus contributor, a Madison Magazine contributor and the Arts + Literature Lab’s inaugural ALL Originals Prize winner. In this episode of Black Oxygen Payne ..read more
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Ali Muldrow: All things beautiful
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by Angela Russell
1M ago
Ali Muldrow says, “beauty is about reclaiming all the good in your life.” In this episode of Black Oxygen, Ali discuss the conflation of beauty with perfection, her trip to a cabin in rural Wisconsin, developing and maintaining friendships as adults, when she first understood the depth of her own beauty and much and much more. #BlackOxygenPodcast #BlackInWisconsin #BlackWomenInWisconsin #BlackWomenDroppingGems #BlackWomen #Madison365 #DopeBlackPodcasts #AliMuldrow #BlackLeadership #BlackLeadershipInWisconsin #BeautifulWisconsin #WisconsinIsBeautiful #Doula ..read more
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Season 8 - Beauty
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by Angela Russell
1M ago
A message from Black Oxygen host Angela Russell about next season, which will be all about beauty. New episodes drop starting January 9th ..read more
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Dr. Amy Lewis: Systemic oppression in music education
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by Angela Russell
1M ago
Originally from Kansas City, MO, Dr. Amy Lewis recently moved to Wisconsin to join UW-Madison as research associate as an Anna Julia Cooper Fellow in the Mead Witter School of Music. Granddaughter of Grammy nominated jazz pianist Jay McShann, Dr. Lewis grew up surrounded by music - but she didn’t think she’d go into music education. In this episode of Black Oxygen, Dr. Lewis discusses her family's history in music, her research on systemic oppression and racism within music education, and the role of experiencing joy as a part of liberation. She says, “if we can’t create spaces that bring us j ..read more
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Deshawn McKinney: on forgiveness
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by Angela Russell
2M ago
Madison-based writer Deshawn McKinney’s book of poetry called “forgive me father” is riveting.  The poems explore the themes of masculinity, alcohol addiction, and the potential for forgiveness. In this episode of Black Oxygen, Deshawn discusses vulnerability, forgiveness, family,  the need to create spaces where people can feel like they belong and so much more. Born and raised in Milwaukee, now living in Madison, DeShawn encourages us to see beyond our bubbles and says that good public discourse can help shatter our bubbles. #BlackOxygenPodcast #Madison365 #DeshwanMcKinne ..read more
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Keith Stanley: Loving and leaving Wisconsin
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by Angela Russell
2M ago
Keith Stanley, the founding Executive Director of Near West Side Partners, is leaving Wisconsin. In this episode, Keith discusses his family’s journey to Wisconsin from Arkansas, provides an an incredible overview of the near west side of Milwaukee (including how Nat King Cole recorded an album there),  his opportunity to take on a new adventure in North Carolina and so much more.  His love for Milwaukee is palpable throughout this entire episode and I learned so much. #BlackOxygenPodcast #Madison365 #KeithStanley  #NearWestSidePartners #Wisconsin #Milwaukee #414 ..read more
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TR Williams: We are at a pivotal moment in US history
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by Angela Russell
2M ago
TR Williams, born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, knows that Wisconsin has the possibility to be a great state for everyone. In this episode of Black Oxygen, TR discusses her family's migration to Wisconsin, her journey back, and being a Black leader here. In this conversation, Williams reminds us that the US is in a pivotal moment in history and that we all have a role to play. #BlackOxygenPodcast #Madison365 #DopeBlackPodcasts #BlackInWisconsin #BlackLawyers #BlackWomenLeaders #MilwaukeeLeaders #Milwaukee #414 #Wisconsin #BlackCulture #BlackWomen #WisconsinWomensPolicyInstitute #BlackWomenInWis ..read more
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Candace Thomas: Life is like theater
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by Angela Russell
3M ago
To actor Candace Thomas, Wisconsin feels like a second home.  Candace is currently part of the Forward Theater production Feeding Beatrice which runs through November 20, 2022 in Madison, WI.  In this episode of Black Oxygen, Candace discusses her connection to Wisconsin, her journey into acting, and the role of theater in teaching folks about empathy.  We also discuss her role in Feeding Beatrice and what she’s learned about herself in this production. #BlackOxygenPodcast #BlackActors #MadisonWisconsin #Madison365 #DopeBlackPodcasts #FeedingBeatrice #BlackInTheat ..read more
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