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The Chicken Boxx is hosted by our multigenerational AFRO team: Kevin MPECKABLE Peck (Generation X), VP of Technology & Marketing, Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper (Boomer Millennial), Publisher & CEO & Courtney Alexander (Millennial), Digital Marketing Editor
Viewers enjoy discussions on current events, challenges, and common cliches with the Black community through fact-based research, historic contexts, and experts from several fields as guests.
Aug. 17, 2023, Black People V. Afro Beats – Guest Naomi Achu, a Cameroon-born singer, songwriter, and rapper, discusses Afro Beats v. Fusion. She also highlights her career and how she started in the music industry.
Aug. 10, 2023, Black People V. Small Business – Guest Carl Brown highlighted starting a small business and the proper protocols and practices associated with registering and growing your small business.
Aug. 3, 2023, Black People V. Anger – Guests Kristi and Fael Jenkins joined us to speak about love, rage, liberation and how to re-channel anger by practicing healing techniques. They also discussed the practice of Yoga/Meditation and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and their Yoga Mouth Studio.
July 27, 2023, Black People V. Skateboard Parks – Guest Doc Cheatham spoke about building a Skateboard Park in the Baltimore area, and working with local politicians to come to a resolution to ensure the park is made for the youth since a budget was previously allocated for the Skateboard Park.
July 20, 2023, Black People V. Math – Guest Akil Park discussed stigmas associated with math and how parents can help improve children’s relationship with the subject. He also speaks about his Business, All This Math which provides math tutoring to individuals and small groups seeking math assistance. And All This Math has a YouTube Channel where youth, parents, guardians, and teachers can get free math support at their convenience.
July 13, 2023, Black People V. Black Restaurant Week – Guests Chef Chris and Derek Robinson highlighted Black Restaurant Week in the DMV area and Chris’s Vegan restaurant, Soultarian, in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
June 29, 2023, Black People V. Men’s Health Month – Guest Chinazom Sunny Nwabueze joined us for an engaging conversation about Men’s Health.
June 22, 2023, Black People V. Organ Donation – Guest Lisa Spicknall emphasized the significance of organ donation, and how to sign up for a donor.
June 15, 2023, Black People V. Food Insecurity – Guests Wayman Scott and J.C. Faulk highlighted food insecurities in Baltimore City. And the Bmore Community Food project.
June 8, 2023 Black People V. Juneteenth Own Your Freedom – Guests Zaury, Monique, The Savvy Fashionista, Sharron (Ms. Critique Johnson, Cheryl D. Gray, Thomas View String of Pearls, shared about the importance of Juneteenth and the Juneteenth Own Your Freedom Event.
June 1, 2023 Black People V. Legal Tech – Guests Kisha A. Brown, Joey McCall, James Brinkley II discussed legal technology and their startup companies.
May, 25, 2023 Black People V. Jazz Fests – Guest Kevin Alexander joined us to discuss the 13th annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival in Prince George’s County MD.