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Black Men Speak Podcast

May 21, 2022

Nearly two decades ago, Andre Norman was serving a 100-year sentence in prison, but he was
no regular prisoner. A natural-born leader, he rose to be the top gang leader within the
facility, running all the daily gang activity.
After an epiphany in solitary confinement, Norman made the decision to turn his life
around....


May 14, 2022

Lavar Jacobs founded Not Just October in memory of his mother, Kim Jacobs, who passed away from breast cancer in 2009.

Not Just October is dedicated to increasing awareness around breast cancer and its effects on families and helping breast cancer patients, survivors, and their loved ones lead a more comfortable...


Apr 24, 2022

Dwayne Taylor was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. Attended St. Patrick's Grammar school and then Marist H.S in Bayonne NJ.  In 2003 He became a Jersey City Firefighter, where he is currently a battalion chief. In a full-circle moment in 1950, Thomas Gerald Taylor, Dwayne's Grandfather, became the...


Mar 14, 2022

The only way we can transform the health of Black Men is to replicate a program that is working. We have found such an organization and it's called the Rebalanced - Life Wellness Health Association by Founder and CEO Aaron G. Perry. Frustrated by his own medical challenges, Perry created his own medical team to...


Feb 5, 2022

In Part of our Black Men Speak Health Challenge, we talk about some challenges around the problem of black men's health with guest Derrick Lane of BlackDoctor.org and two guests who are taking on the challenge Tim Davis, and Joe Winters.