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Espresso Talk Today

Jun 24, 2022

Real Talk Show!  Summer is here and people are traveling again! Here is an idea: Visit Black history sites! Many of these places are unknown. Others are ignored. Terrible shame! These sites are informative, exciting, and affordable. The Espresso Talk Today team is joined by educator Kirk Wadi for another Real Talk show....


Jun 17, 2022

Harambee! The Espresso Talk Today team is celebrating Juneteenth! We present an original, based-on-fact story read by Marlene Slaughter. In the second part, Elder Mel reads a narrative by her great-grandaunt, Miss Rosina Hoard who had been enslaved in Texas. We also discuss the meaning of Juneteenth,...


May 27, 2022

What's in a name? A lot! The Espresso Talk Today team is holding its second Real Talk show! In this show, we are in the beautiful African country of Ghana and experiencing a naming ceremony! Listen to our Real Talk about the naming ceremony, the importance of names, and why Black people were stripped of their names...


Apr 21, 2022

"Know Thyself" is the fundamental basis of growth and learning. This axiom from the sages of ancient Egypt (Kemet) has been denied to African Americans.  Instead of learning the truth of their great culture and history, Black Americans have been "miseducated" to believe in the inferiority of Blackness and the...


Apr 15, 2022

Robert E. Lee Memorial Statue (Richmond, VA). Edmund Pettus Bridge (Selma, AL). Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Obelisk (Birmingham, AL). Buffalo Bill Cultural Center (Kansas). Columbus Day holiday. Gone with the Wind. What do these have in common? They remember the history of White Americans.  However, many...