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Espresso Talk Today

Jul 29, 2022

Real Talk Show! Mel and Robin are joined by a special guest for their Real Talk: African tour special, Samuel Kweshie Ametewee.   The Espresso Talk Team visited Ghana in May. Sammy was our amazing tour specialist.  We welcome our homeland brother to have a Real Talk with us. He will tell us what makes Ghana such...


Jul 1, 2022

John Henry, the famous steel-driving man, was a Black Freedman born in the 19th century. He was known for his strength and hard-work ethic.  In a famous challenge, he faced and defeated the steam machine.  He became a legend. But his story is true. The Espresso Talk Today team is honored to share his amazing story with...


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...