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Each week on “University College” we will discuss…
82 - The Lost Episode
Feb 3 • 48 min
Welcome back to University College Podcast! This episode was in our lost files, but we were finally able to get the files to save correctly! Topics: - What Have We Been Up To? - Kamala Harris announces intent to run - Buzz Feed Fiasco - Soulja Boy -…
81 - Shut Down Sh*t Show
Jan 16 • 55 min
New year, new you? Not so much for POTUS. This week, we discuss the path from owning the shut down to blaming the Democrats for it—and more importantly the impact on the American people. Recently, it was announced that Michael Cohen, Trump’s former…
80: Happy All That Stuff
Dec 27, 2018 • 48 min
You all didn’t really think we’d let 2018 close out without another episode, did you? In this episode, Curtiss, Mike and I discuss the latest Trump news, and the fallout for Kevin Hart and Marc Lamont Hill. Also, don’t look now—but Mike had to…
79 - When the Dust Settles
Nov 14, 2018 • 49 min
w/ Guest Jason Keene
78 - The Extraordinary Kashman!
Oct 5, 2018 • 41 min
As we count down to #PVHC2k18, we sit down with friend and Prairie View alumnus, Krystal Ashade. She has an amazing story that begins with a life-changing diagnosis at 12 and picks up with her authoring her first book titled “The Extraordinary Kashman.”…
77 - No Knock!
Sep 30, 2018 • 51 min
G8, Rosenstein, & Cheerios Re-Visisted
Ep 76 - Is it Racist?
Sep 10, 2018 • 53 min
& Just Do It
Ep 75 - Flipmode
Aug 28, 2018 • 35 min
Last week, there was legitimate breaking news every day. It turns out, Michael Cohen’s “love” for Trump wasn’t unconditional after all. In fact, several people closest to Trump spoke to investigators under immunity last week. We take a look at…
74 - I Promise
Aug 13, 2018 • 46 min
& Welcome Back “Power”
Jul 12, 2018 • 25 min
w/ “Who Gotta Go?”
72 - Power Returns!
Jul 6, 2018 • 69 min
& Immigration, Auntie Maxine, and Los LeBrons
71 - All Over the Place
Jun 28, 2018 • 57 min
Thumb Sucking, T.O., & Kim Kardashian
70 - Adulting
May 28, 2018 • 68 min
What Nobody Tells You About Maturation
69 - This is America…Sort Of
May 16, 2018 • 44 min
Being Weird, Woke, and Interracial Dating
68 - Enemy of the State?
Apr 26, 2018 • 61 min
Comey, Cohen, and Coleman
67 - Them vs. Us?
Apr 19, 2018 • 61 min
#HBeyCU, and More
66 - The Lost Episode
Apr 4, 2018 • 48 min
Porn, Hud, Movies
65 -
Mar 20, 2018 • 46 min
w/ Jamian Lattin-Simms & J. Albert Nicklos
64 - #WakandaForever
Feb 22, 2018 • 43 min
This week, we dive deep into the smash hit film, “Black Panther” and discuss everything from the character develop, its portrayal of strong, Black women, and why representation matters. There are a few spoiler alerts, but we hope you’ll join us.
63 - Blacks Should Vote Republican
Feb 8, 2018 • 22 min
You Can Always Come Home
62 - State of Dis-union
Feb 1, 2018 • 29 min
Donnie J’s First SOTU
Ep 61 - The GOP’s Shutdown Shitshow
Jan 31, 2018 • 20 min
What exactly happened with the government shutdown from a couple of days back? Mike, Curt, and I break it down. Let us know your thoughts about the new shortened show format as well! Reach out at [email protected], or @ucollege on…
60 - Hell Hath No “Fire and Fury”…
Jan 10, 2018 • 21 min
Like a Trump Scorned
59 - #Oprah2020
Jan 9, 2018 • 21 min
Hope 2.0 or A Challenge to Be Better?
58 - Christmas Crabs in a Bucket
Dec 23, 2017 • 37 min
& Cornell West’s Twitter Fingers
57 - At Least ‘Bama Didn’t Elect a Pedophile
Dec 15, 2017 • 41 min
(Still Racist Though)
56 - 1, 2…Mueller’s Coming for You
Dec 12, 2017 • 55 min
and Happy Founders Day
55 - The GOP’s R. Kelly Problem
Nov 16, 2017 • 41 min
The Open Secret of Roy Moore
Ep 54 - To Tax or Not to Tax
Nov 7, 2017 • 36 min
That is the Question
53 - Issa Indictment
Nov 2, 2017 • 48 min
Presidential Walls are Closing IN
52 - #PVHC2k17
Oct 26, 2017 • 42 min
Homecoming week at an HBCU is an amazing experience. If its #PVHC2k17, its even more special. This week we take a look at what Prairie View’s homecoming means to us. Before we tackle that we take a quick look at the Weinstein scandal, and debate The…
51 - Trump, Jemele, Puerto Rico and More
Oct 18, 2017 • 48 min
University College is back with Episode 51! This week, we discuss Trump and his continued response to Puerto Rico. We also discuss Jemele Hill’s suspension from ESPN. Has her twitter fingers gotten her into trouble, or is she standing up for the…
50: Milds and That Yak in ‘Bama
Oct 9, 2017 • 49 min
This week, we compare and contrast Trump’s presidential performance in Puerto Rico versus Las Vegas. Did he live up to the role of Consoler-in-Chief, or did he shoot an airball? We also discuss Cam Newton’s sexist comments directed at a woman reporter.…
49 - Season 2 Premiere
Oct 2, 2017 • 56 min
Welcome back to University College! Now in our second season, we kick it off by discussing the recent intersection between politics and sports. From POTUS rescinding invitations to the White House to professional sports owners and players expressing…
48 - Trump’s American History X
Aug 17, 2017 • 67 min
Episode 48 is an open discussion about free speech, race in America, and much more. Is Trump America’s president, or simply the president of his base? Now more than ever…Listen. Discuss. Engage. (Be Civil). Be the Change.
47 - Knuck If You Buck
Aug 13, 2017 • 81 min
w/ James Coleman
46 - Take Me to Church
Jul 31, 2017 • 56 min
with Pastor Clarence C. Moore
45 - KyME Irving Wants Out
Jul 27, 2017 • 34 min
In this edition of University College, we discuss Trump v. Sessions, and the latest healthcare votes. We also look at Kyrie Irving, LeBron, and what it means for the Cavs. Finally, we discuss “Power”. GHOST. IS. OUT!
44 - Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?
Jul 21, 2017 • 76 min
with Jacqueline Currie
43 - “Power” Trippin’
Jul 12, 2017 • 45 min
and Smokeless Fires
42 - Happy 444th of July!
Jul 6, 2017 • 86 min
w/ Jason Keene
41 - “Power” Returns, #FreeGhost
Jun 28, 2017 • 52 min
Trump, Kaepernick & Power
40 - w/ Co-Founder Gina Paige
Jun 21, 2017 • 45 min
Trace Your DNA. Find Your Roots.
39 - What Do Trump and Durant Have in Common?
Jun 19, 2017 • 61 min
Both are the most hated men in their profession
Black Business Profile: Tour for Diversity in Medicine
Jun 12, 2017 • 37 min
Special Guest: Dr. Alden Landry
38 - Back to Basics
Jun 2, 2017 • 57 min
We’d like to welcome all of our listeners to Episode 38 of University College. This week we provide updates on recent “high profile” cases involving police offer-involved shootings of African Americans in Tulsa, Miami, and Cleveland. Should a…
37 - Shining City On a Hill
May 29, 2017 • 61 min
w/ Special Guest Okey Enyia
UC Soundbyte: Trump Gonna Trump
May 20, 2017 • 14 min
In this #UCSoundbyte, Curtiss, Mike and I discuss why Mike refuses to acknowledge that there is there…there. Do we believe that Trump can be quiet long enough to let the investigation run its course? What does it mean that there is a resounding…
Black Business Profile: Mila’s Journey
May 19, 2017 • 28 min
In a very special episode of our Black Business Profile series, we speak with Jamila Barefield about how her colon cancer diagnosis led to her creating Mila’s Journey, a charitable organization that seeks to bring awareness to colon cancer and the…
36 - Dumpster Fire or Much Ado About Nothing?
May 17, 2017 • 55 min
University College Episode 36 is now AVAILABLE! This week, we take a close look at how your own personal bubble shapes the type of media you choose to consume. How is it that two opposing groups can view the same fact and yet reach two distinctly…
35 - Listener Mailbag
May 5, 2017 • 61 min
Episode 35 of University College is now available! This episode marks our first “Listener Mailbag”. This week, Curtiss, Mike and I took some of your questions and discussed them during a live recording. Questions: Does Black privilege exist?…
34 - Donnie J., Shea & Bey
Apr 28, 2017 • 55 min
Welcome back to the U.C.! As we near the end of Donnie J’s first 100 days, we pause to look back on his wins, losses, and everything in between. Also, did the Black community over react to the Shea Moisture ad campaign or was there actual reason for…
UC Soundbyte: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Apr 24, 2017 • 20 min
In this #UCSoundbyte, Curtiss, Mike and I review the @HBO Original Film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Does this movie (based on the book of the same name), starring Oprah Winfrey, properly deliver the right dosage of information about…
33 - Black Conservatives
Apr 21, 2017 • 79 min
Welcome to Episode 33 of University College! After an extended break, we are back with a very interesting discussion. Do Black Trump supporters actually exist? Its not the political unicorn you’ve been lead to believe is a fairy tale. We sit down with…
32: Giving Back with ESPN’s Darren Haynes
Mar 29, 2017 • 65 min
University College, Episode 32 is now live! This week, we sit down with ESPN’s Darren M. Haynes to discuss his career in sports journalism, his beliefs on giving back to his community, and his self-described most important role—being a father. If…
University Hits 10k Downloads!
Mar 25, 2017 • 0 min
We have a long way to go, but we are pleased to announce—because of all of you, our listeners, University College has hit the 10k download milestone. You all trust us with one of your most valuable resources, your time. We appreciate it, and won’t…
U.C. SoundByte - Trumpcare
Mar 24, 2017 • 11 min
Today, the repeal and replace proposal for Obamacare was relegated to a no-vote. The Republicans in Congress were not able to get enough support to push the the proposal to a vote, marking a pretty significant defeat for President Trump, Speak Paul…
31 - Hip Soul w/ King Henry
Mar 23, 2017 • 79 min
This week, we are pleased to welcome Henry Williams (aka King Henry) to the show! Henry discusses his passion for music, his musical influences and the intersection between social issues and hip hop. What was the album that changed his life? What does…
30 - Burning Sands
Mar 19, 2017 • 55 min
In Episode 30, we take a very special look at the Netflix original movie, Burning Sands, starring Trevor Jackson and directed by Gerard McMurray. While we discuss the film’s plot, characters, and its depiction of underground hazing, we have to…
29 - Black Sports Online
Mar 15, 2017 • 24 min
Interview with Robert Littal
Black Business Profile: Blvck Supply
Mar 10, 2017 • 24 min
In this edition of University College Black Business Profile, we interview Evelina Monroe, owner of Blvck Supply. She discusses the genesis of the idea for the business, what inspires her to create, and the empowerment that comes with owning her own…
28 - GIANTS with Vanessa Baden Kelly
Mar 7, 2017 • 56 min
Welcome back to University College! This week, we are pleased to have Vanessa Baden Kelly as our special guest! She is one of the co-stars of GIANTS, a kick-ass series on YouTube that is written and produced by James Bland. GIANTS chronicles the…
27 - Get Your Money Right
Mar 4, 2017 • 87 min
Special Guest Jarmar Dupas
26 - Alternative Medicine
Feb 27, 2017 • 56 min
An Interview with Dr. DJ Sims
25 - Physical & Mental Transformation
Feb 22, 2017 • 70 min
Improving Your Self-Confidence Through Physical Fitness Practices
24 - Be The Change
Feb 16, 2017 • 68 min
In Episode 24, we talk with Brittany King, of The…
23 - Oja Express (Economic Empowerment)
Feb 5, 2017 • 71 min
*Language NSFW* Episode 23 hold back absolutely …
Special Episode: Women’s March and Muslim Ban 1.0 Protest
Feb 2, 2017 • 37 min
In this very special episode we discuss the recent Women’s March and Muslim Ban protests with a very special guest, Jainy Savla. She tells us what made her participate, what she learned and whether she believes it could be the start of a new movement….
22 - The Week That Was
Feb 1, 2017 • 65 min
This week we look at Trump and the latest batch of executive orders. We also discuss the Women’s March to the extent that we can. We discuss the current state of the media and how it covers President Trump. Is the media responsible for the current…
21 - Inauguration: The Beginning or the End?
Jan 19, 2017 • 77 min
Hail to the…chief? We’re back for Episode 21 of University College! We cover quite a bit this week, including: President Trump’s inauguration, his inauguration speech, boycotts and protest scheduled for post-inauguration, Trump’s cabinet picks and…
20 - Obama’s Farewell
Jan 17, 2017 • 58 min
We are back in Episode 20 with a full breakdown of President Obama’s final address to the nation! We also discuss the new intelligence report about President-Elect Trump, and the Congressional Black Caucus and its fight to keep a controversial…
19 - 2016 Year in Review
Jan 16, 2017 • 57 min
In Episode 19, we take a look back at the year that was 2016. Trump, Syria, elections, Kaepernick, Black Lives Matter and much more topics are covered. We also discuss what we want the podcast to become in 2017 and what we’d like to see in the coming…
18 - This Christmas
Jan 15, 2017 • 43 min
In Episode 18, we get back to basics with the true meaning of Christmas—or at least what Christmas means to us. We are joined by special guest, Quinn Raye, owner of @EgoLashes. Join us for a great discussion about fun, family and some nostalgia along…
17 - #1GottGo
Jan 14, 2017 • 57 min
In Episode 17, we pay homage to the #1gottago Twitter account. Special guest Dayton Kendrick (appeared in Episode 4) helps us debate which one has to go out of the options provided. Is your mother’s cooking better than your wife’s? What’s the best…
16 - 13th Documentary
Jan 13, 2017 • 54 min
In Episode 16, we review “13th,” the Netflix original documentary by Ava DuVernay. We also discuss the policies, politicians, and American events that have led to “law and order” governance and the impact these policies had and continue to have on…
15 - Trump’s America
Jan 12, 2017 • 57 min
Last week we discussed reactions to President-Elect Trump’s historic win. This week, we look ahead to what the next four years could be like in Trump’s America. We have a very special guest to discuss his thoughts on being a Muslim in America and his…
12 - Culture Vultures
Jan 11, 2017 • 70 min
Is cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation the same thing? Can you do both simultaneously? In Episode 12, we are joined by Breonna Brownlee (@BreWrites) for an insightful discussion about culture vultures, where to find them, and who some of…
13 - HBCUs
Jan 11, 2017 • 62 min
This week, we discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). We share personal stories from our time on the yard at Prairie View A&M University. We also discuss whether HBCUs are still needed, and what purpose these institutions…
14 - Decision 2016: The Aftermath
Nov 22, 2016 • 70 min
The 2016 Presidential Election is now over, and Donald J. Trump is the new President-Elect. We take a look at the stats, discuss what this election means for minorities—particularly African Americans, and how to move forward in an uncertain future….
7 - Fatherhood
Oct 9, 2016 • 56 min
Join us in Episode 7 for a refreshing look at our views on fatherhood, family structure, and the joys (or pains) of fatherhood. We take a close look at issues involving the standard of beauty presented to our daughters, whether the disciplinarian is…