Black in the Middle Podcast
Middle class, middle of map and just always stuck in between #blackculture and #whiteamerica. This is a podcast of three black friends who grew up in the burbs and how the battle of nature vs nurture turned them into the men they are today.
Black in the middle
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Behind the Episode
This is the "I get that from my daddy episode. Do you ever look at your parents and see yourself in them. What's their reaction when you do something that reminds them of you? In this episode of Black in the Middle, the crew recalls times when they had an epiphany...
Emotional intelligence (EI/EQ) is the ability to understand, use and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict. It manifests itself in several ways:...
This episode 'audiofies' the paradox of choice right before your ears. Are you presented with too many options in life? Do you truly believe the choices you make are your own or could they be a part of a man-made construct built to lead you down a path? Welcome to the...
Anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure. People with anxiety disorders usually have recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns. We don’t care how strong you are or think you are, we all suffer from or have things that make us anxious. The crew opens up about what creates anxiety in their lives and how they deal with it on a regular basis. Tune in and let’s grow together.
What is a conspiracy there you believe in Do you even believe in them? Was Jesus divine or just a really good dude? What fuels the success of a conspiracy theory? UFOs? Yes or no Covid: man-made Chinese lab-bat or Mother nature scorned?
Do you dream at night? What about day dreaming? The crew talks about dreams and how they evolve throughout life as well as the impact they had on life. Travis wanted to be like Mike, Tim and Herm wanted lambos but you’re going to have to listen find out which dreams they had and achieved. Other questions answered in this episode, “Why do we kill dreams [of others]?”, “How can we raise our kids to chase their dreams?” and more!
In order to answer this question the crew not only takes a look inward and reflects on the lives the’ve led but also explores pop culture, black culture, and America when it comes to the racial equity gap across systems. Oh, and twerking. Twerking was definitely analyzed and graded on the MLK scale of approval. Listen to the episode to find out the results.
Is this episode of the Update, Herman defends Overboard again (ugh), gum sales across the globe are down and we all know why, Travis binged #BlackAF and patronized a few black owned restaurants while falling off the healthy eating train and the pod is Facebook...
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