Being Black On Earth

Being Black On Earth

By being_BlackOnEarth
Welcome to Being Black on Earth the podcast. I am your host, Se Ire here to present the future of Being Black, knowing that black does not define us or describe us. Black is our collective experience - our circumstance. We are a people! We are a sea into which many rivers flow - people of many nations, admixtures, lands, languages and faiths.
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Toxic Femininity
Toxic Femininity - does it exist and if so what is it. This session I discuss the female role in the creation of a man.
31:49
March 22, 2020
Bonus Episode: CP Time
A big thank you and fair well to 2019 and my season 1 listeners.  Lose the lame New Year's Resolution and do some seasonal soul-searching, instead.  The Gregorian Calendar is yet another form control, removing us from the natural rhythms of Mother Earth.  Solemn Solstice!
31:35
January 1, 2020
Season Two UPDATE!
...being Black on Earth the podcast is returning - back from the FUTURE! I want to thank my loyal listeners and sponsors for being patient with me. I had to go back to the lab and retool. Still tinkering but will have the ship refitted by Spring to bring in the New Year energy. Look for me in the Equinox. Stay tuned in for more UPDATES coming soon.
26:29
November 15, 2019
Minisode 23.5: It's A Matter of Crisis & Gender Matters
A brief on the move toward restorative justice (in schools) & the trend of trauma-sensitive instruction. Also a big shout out to #HR40HEARING
1:59:09
June 25, 2019
Episode 23: The Art of Marriage & Anger
Feel like a good person in a bad marriage? Had a rough time getting through all episodes of #WhenTheySeeUs? Is your anger defining you? The Good guy feels you and is here for you.
54:58
June 6, 2019
Episode 22: Love, Sex & Research
This is an interim episode recorded on the fly, discussing the heavy topics I wrestled with this week and if you're a parent who is also in a relationship you may be wrestling with, too.
49:35
May 3, 2019
Episode 21: America Is A Triflin' Baby-Mama
Another Classic Rant with Baba Shaa - going off on #ADOS, America and more. This episode was done straight from Anchor.FM, therefore, it's completely raw & unedited. In other words - I cuss loud and I cuss a lot.
1:51:00
April 19, 2019
Episode 20: Sowell, Reap Well - Reparations for Mass Destruction A Distraction
So, apparently, Thomas Sowell (poorly) wrote and essay(?), if you want to be strict, for the Jewish World Review back in 2000 about a public call for reparations to Black Americans for slavery.  Thomas Sowell, well-known Black Conservative - the Godfather of Black (Neo) Conservativism.  He's written many books on the issue of race.  He's a prominent sociologist, economist and researcher.  He didn't write that article.  At least, I don't think he did.  To me it reads like a warning to all Black people circa 1920s L.A. Times. It's puerile and menacing like White Supremacy itself - a thinly veiled threat.    Listen in, if you want to hear my brief break down of the article and follow along: HERE! #ADOS #ThomasSowell #Reparations # JewishWorldReview #2000 #BeingBlackOnEarth #AfricanAmerican #Black #BlackAmerican 
42:07
March 23, 2019
Episode 19: Tangibly Black - The Reparations Episode
I went down the #ADOS rabbit hole and stayed awhile.  I'm back and I'm conflicted.  Forgive the delay and thank you for your patience.  I placed the Reading Black Book Review on hold and the continuation of our Nappy Ain't Just Happy series in order to break down and discuss the hottest topic since Heathcliff Huxtable went to prison, Reparations for the #AmericanNegro.  If that isn't Being Black On Earth, nothing is.   If you want to be informed on the #ADOS Movement check out: American Desendants of Salvery  Founders:  Yvette Carnell "Breaking Brown"   Antonio Moore "ToneTalks" www.ados101.com  The works of economist, researcher and Duke professor, William A. "Sandy" Darity National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations In America  www.ncobraonline.org H.R. 40 Bill - Commission to Study & Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act There are piles more, but this will get you started on your trip and get you up to speed enough to out-pace the rhetoric, the weirdos and the trolls.  SUPPORT THE WORK anchor.fm/beingblackonearth patreon.com/beingblackonearth CONTACT ME: EMAIL: blackbeing@inorbit.com FACEBOOK: /beingblackonearth TWITTER: @blackonearth  +  @shaa_goodguy IG: @shaa.being.black
1:49:58
March 14, 2019
Episode 18: Wash & Wobble, Wobble & Wash (ReMix of Episode 6) Ft. Jamila Rowser
BBoE is re-releasing its second-most successful episode, published last year, with slice-of-life, Afrofuturist, comic book writer, creator and producer, Jamila Rowser.  The first release was weighed down by my long-winded gum-bumping.  This time I remixed it to feature 50% more from the Wash Day & Wobbledy 3000 writer and 90% less from the Good Guy.  Jamila drops a lot of game from how to crowdfund successfully to what it takes to be a creative black women in an industry saturated with wypipo.  She encourages more women to try comic books, by paving a lane tackling black and female issues.  If you listened last year, tune in again. This time bring a cousin, co-worker and friend along.  You'll all learn something new like: twerking is harder than it looks and co-workers aren't for touching. After you listen, be sure to stop by her website: jamilarowser.com and sign up for the email list, maybe grab a couple comic books and a handful of Wash Day candles.  Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
40:06
March 4, 2019
The Art of - Being Black: RAW & UNCUT - Book Review (Draft)
As promised (sort of) the Saturday (sort of) book review (kind of).  Alright, I'm lackin'. But I did promise an episode; so, Shaa's pulling up.  It's rough and uncut review of Youneek Studios' debut comic, E.X.O: The Legend of Wale Williams.  I copped it a few days ago and it just arrived yesterday.  My BBOE eval is not based on how "good" it is as much as how BLACK it is - how much does it exude BLACKNESS.  Black is obviously a loaded term, but I simply mean does it represent distinct features of our global condition such as it is.   Being honest, I will need more time with the comics; there are actually four: E.X.O: The Legend of Wale Williams Part One & Two.  And Malika: Warrior Queen Part One & Two.  I haven't had the chance to tuck in to E.X.O's 2nd half or Malika at all.  Tune next Saturday for the full and refined BBOE The Art of Being Black Book Review.  For know, take listen to this roughneck version - laugh at me and cry with me.  It's been a helluva day!
35:52
March 3, 2019
Episode 17: Free Up!
Baba Shaa with the grown man business: no games, no jokes - pure flames, no smoke.  Bringing Being Black On Earth's first Free Up! episode - just a light dose of Being Black to help you all unwind from the weekly grind.  It's the end of White People's Black History Month, but, for US,  it continues.  Dropping a bag of insight and inspiration for The People.  Hope you feel it.  One People! One Blood! Be Safe! Be Good!  Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
29:00
March 2, 2019
BBoE Update: All We Really Need Is Love
Being Black On Earth the podcast stands for solidarity among the people of the collective experience termed The Maafa - The Great Disaster that resulted in the colonization of Africa and the dispersion of many nations of African people to the Americans.  This a platform to heal, rejuvenate and break the spell.  I, Baba Shaa, reaffirm the mission of bringing healing to our people of many nations, lands and languages.  This means: no more political rants and no more mainstream news discussions about popular nonsense.  Going forward this podcast will solely focus on: Highlighting People & Event that Exemplify the Full Experience of... BEING BLACK ON EARTH Spiritual Growth Health Relationships & Parenting Education Business & Finance Children Community History Current Events (as they pertain to the above)
33:40
February 26, 2019
Episode 16: Nappy Ain't Just Happy It's Healthy ft. Ila Ogun Child
Shaa Goodguy hands the helm over to the First Born.  Ila spent the last six month sifting through stands of information on Black women and hair care.  What she found will blow your wig back and might be better to leave it there.  In this segment, Ila leads an interview with Dr. Jessica Helm of the Silent Spring Institute, who spent several years studying the effects of toxic chemicals found in hair products marketed to African American women. Many of the chemicals found in these products are banned by the EU and regulated by the state of California. The study found high concentrations of these chemicals in black women who were already showing adverse health conditions associated with these chemicals, namely asthma, fibrosis and other hormone-related health issues, including infertility.  Listen close to this episode as Dr. Helm will drop some tools and jewels on how to combat this chemical killer. If you enjoyed this episode, please rate us or reach out.  We'd love to hear from you:  Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com  FB Page: beingblackonearth Be the first to sponsor our efforts: patreon/beingblackonearth
55:20
February 23, 2019
Episode 15: BBOE ReMix - Afromath & Negronomix Pt. 5 Studi Studee Study
 The 5th and final part of the ReMix series wraps up with Melancholy Jones speed-reading the pages of Professor Ronald G. Fryer, Jr's  Analysis of Racial Differences in Police Use of Force - a much vaunted evaluation of the apparent disparity in police shootings of unarmed black men (and boys).  The claim of those who say that the Negro problem is everything but historical and systemic racism, proffer Fryer's study as proof that police are a wholly unbiased band of benevolent brethren in blue.  Yet, just within the first six pages, Melancholy discovers those cocksure claims to be somewhat flaccid.  This completes the ReMix series - a funner, faster (played at 1.25x speed) version of the previous episode: An App For Black hosted by Shaa's alter ego, Melancholy Jones, with a few added extras. Thank you for listening.  For further discussion and constructive feedback email us: BlackBeing@inorbit.com   Follow us!   Twitter(s): @Shaa_Goodguy @BlackOnEarth IG: @Shaa_Goodguy Facebook.com/beingblackonearth Sponsor us!   patreon.com/beingblackonearth anchor.fm/beingblackonearth
45:56
February 22, 2019
Episode 15: BBOE ReMix - Afromath & Negronomix Pt. 4 From Afromath To Niganomics
The ReMix series continues.  In part 4, Melancholy Jones launches into the numbers.  The capitalizing of humans have sparked great political battles and at least one whopping war.  In 1899, W.E.B. Du Bois tackled the affects of generations of slavery in his book, The Philadelphia Negro. He spent a year compiling data to explain the "Negro Problem".  One hundred and twenty years later the "Negro Problem" is still being studied and debated.  Melancholy Jones presents some of the most boastful if not brightest minds on the subject as they decipher the Numbers. *played 1.25 speed* Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
32:22
February 22, 2019
Episode 15: BBOE ReMix - Afromath & Negronomix Pt. 3 iCon
Part 3 of the ReMix series discusses, at break-neck speed, the commodification of Blackness.  Black bodies were used to sow the land of the free and lay the foundations for the home of the brave.  Later, caricatures of these African captives were used to sell everything from stage shows to pancake syrup.  On hundred years beyond the days of Great America, Gucci, Moncler and  now Burberry have rediscovered the marketing power of The American Negro.  Melancholy Jones counts the ways in which countries around the world and throughout time have built their wealth exploiting Africa and her children - the latest player being China. *played 1.25 speed*  Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
28:36
February 22, 2019
Episode 15: BBOE ReMix - Afromath & Negronomix Pt. 2 Skin Trade
Melancholy Jones is back to host part 2 of the ReMix series (played 1.25 speed).  In light of the recent hubbub around brand name clothing lines using Black Face to market products, this segment summarizes the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade, stopping to linger on the branding of the world's most lucrative domestic product: The American Negro.    Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
35:26
February 22, 2019
Episode 15: BBOE ReMix - Afromath & Negronomix Pt. 1 - Pre Crime
This is a BBOE ReMix of Episode 14: An App For Black presented in a 5-part series, hosted by my alter ego, Melancholy Jones (played 1.25 speed).  In this segment, we revisit the new law enforcement tool, Predictive Policing in greater detail and greater speed.     Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
29:00
February 22, 2019
Episode 14: There's An App For Black
There's a new sheriff in town and they call it Big Data.  The new and rapidly growing trend in law enforcement is Predictive Policing or Pre-Crime.  Tom Cruise will not save minorities from this report.  Several major U.S. cities have already implemented the program, including Chicago and Los Angeles with thirty more waiting in line to catch the next wave in combating crime.  Cheerleaders of this trend obviously didn't heed Philip K. Dick's ominous warning.  Predictive Policing has major flaws: Facts (and data) don't care about your feelings and algorithms don't parity for bias.  The data driving the robot cops is supplied by flesh-and-blood police officers, who have proven, historically and unabashedly, to show prejudice.  If metrics prevail in policing, there won't be any people at which to point a finger.  After all, how can a computer be racist? Want discuss this week's episode or make a comment, send a thoughtful email to: blackbeing@inorbit.com or find our Facebook page: being black on earth. Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy  
1:28:53
February 20, 2019
Episode 13: Skin In the Game ft. Meshaun Labrone
Good people! Welcome to episode - lucky number - 13.  Today, I sit and talk with one of my oldest friends, the multi-talented MESHAUN LABRONE about his body of work, his drive to keep hustling  and many other topics.  It's a long episode - BBOE record!  I also play select tracks from the soundtrack of his latest project, SPOOK, currently a one-man show.  Every. Single. One is a BANGER!  We track from artists: Redd Fidel, Avey Carter, Eddie Fontaine and of course, Meshaun himself, who in addition to being a singer, is an actor, playwright, filmmaker, poet, activist and just a GOOD DUDE.  Sit back and enjoy this fireside chat between two old boys.  Follow Meshaun! Look for him under Meshaun Labrone and his two most recent projects: "Power!" Stokely Carmichael and Spook.  MUSIC (played w/ creator's consent)  1. Innocent by Meshaun Labrone @3:03  2. Spook by Redd Fidel ft. Meshaun Labrone @41:45  3.Hashtag by Avey Carter @1:42:20  4. One Day by Eddie Fontaine @2:30:05  Remember to subscribe to Being Black On Earth on your favorite podcast app.  Get the latest episode instantly! Your favorite podcast Being Black On Earth is NOW on ITUNES!!!   Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
2:30:46
February 10, 2019
Episode 12: Yajaira Writes ft. Yajaira De La Espada
In this episode, I introduce you good people to writer, educator and aspiring inventor, Yajaira De La Espada.  We discuss the lack of diversity in children's literature.   Yajaira gives advice to parents on how to work with neighborhood schools and ensure your babies are being exposed to positive images involving people of color.  Also, she shares her journey toward becoming a published author with her debut book that takes young readers on an alphabetical tour of the island of Puerto Rico.  Find her on social media as Yajaira Writes. The track playing during the intro and outro is "Amaze Yourself" by DJ Quad   Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
1:45:14
February 4, 2019
Episode 11: Black Is A Term of Endearment ft. Shelemyah Ashima
This is the Original Episode 2 - an interview with my Latina wife about Hispanic culture: What it's like managing an "interracial" relationship and raising black daughters. She touches on the brutality of Spanish-brand colonialism and its lasting effects on Latin America.  Shelemyah goes into detail about the African cultural influence on her Cuban (paternal) side and African heritage on her Ecuadoran (maternal) side.  Being a Yoruba practitioner, birthworker and healer, she addresses the rarely spoken of, much neglected need for healing in the global black community, most especially for the black women   Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
46:19
September 19, 2018
Episode 10: Return of the Pilot Episode ft. Ila Ogun Child
  Have you ever wondered why black women wear head wraps? Well, if you don't know, you gon' learn today! No more lame AF transitions! No more Angry Black Guy Rants! I promised the next episode would be edited and carefully crafted. Here it is! Being Black On Earth got its smoove back. The Official Pilot Episode is here (on CP time), but BLACK in full effect. Listen to my daughter speak on what it is to Be Black (and Hispanic) on Earth. She drops bombs that definitely bowl her pops over. Be there when the secrets come out. And my baby-girl proves that she is definitely Black, Proud and up on Game. This is Shaa, the Hood Goodguy! Be Here! Beware! Be Good! Support & Sponsor us on... Anchor.FM/beingblackonearth Patreon.com/beingblackonearth Contact US!  We'd LOVE to hear from you Email: blackbeing@inorbit.com Facebook: facebook.com/beingblackoneearth Twitter: @BlackOnEarth Instagram: @Shaa_Goodguy
34:25
September 6, 2018
A Heartfelt Update
Shaa Goodguy here! That's right! I'm still here banging it out. In this interim episode leading up to the (finally!) Official First Episode - in production, now - I do a short review of Making of The Five Heartbeats. After you pocket my two cents, keep listening for a minute more for excerpts from the next episode. Let's see if y'all still wanna hang with the Being Black Gang.
16:02
August 28, 2018
Episode 7: Be A Fly Unicorn
Greetings Beings! This is Shaa Goodguy and I am Being Black on Earth. This episode I discuss celebrity school openings, the mythological black male mentor and other fly shit. I kept it Spudd Webb short and Kool Aid sweet for y'all. Let a brotha know how you feel. Hit me on Twitter: @blackonearth FB: /beingblackonearth and IG: Shaa_Goodguy. Be good to each other. Be good to yourselves.
36:27
August 8, 2018
Episode 8: A Damn Black Experience
This is Shaa Goodguy. I am Being Black on Earth, hitting y'all with a midweek episode just for the love of you. I discuss my Podcast Curse, the Summer of Retrograde, my first radio spot with High Priestess Hetheru Maatmwt of Inner Light Radio and a couple of DBEs (Damn Black Experiences). If you want to know more about the High Priestess, check out www.innnerlightradio.com. You should be able to find my interview on there. Continue to check me out on Twitter @blackonearth. The website is finally up: www.beingblackonearth.com and find me on Facebook @beingblackonearth. If you are moved to give monetary energy, I just launched a patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/blackbeing. Leave comments. Let a Being know what ya feel and be good to yourselves. Be good to each other!
50:05
August 8, 2018
Episode 6: I See Black People ft. Jamila Rowser
Greetings Black Beings! You are tuning into episode #4 of the Being Black On Earth Podcast and we're only getting better. This episode I briefly discuss Luke Cage 2nd Season - No Spoilers, the latest Becky Patrol incident and other Being Black news. The highlight of the episode is an interview with comic book creator and writer, Jamila Rowser on her debut comic Wash Day. Tune in and listen good! Check her out at Jamilarowser.com. Continue to follow me, Shae Goodguy on Twitter and Instagram. The Facebook page is Being Black on Earth. Email me at blackbeing@inorbit.com
1:25:08
June 26, 2018
Episode 5: Good Hair Better Lies
Peace & Solidarity First Beautiful Black Earth. Shaa the Hood Goodguy is back with another ONE. This episode I make a confession on, cover a few issues and relay my sister's journey back to Natural Hair.
26:50
June 23, 2018
Promo #1: To Be Angry All the Time
Greetings Black Beings! Peace to the Black planet. Welcome to the Being Black On Earth podcast where we will rave, rant, celebrate and vent what it is to be Black on Earth. This is a pre-pilot episode of me mostly ranting, raging, yelling at my kids and kicking with y'all. It's rough; it's raw, but I decided to publish as is because it's real. It will get better; we will get better together. Please give it a listen. Feedback is a much appreciated. Brrrrap!
1:01:17
May 28, 2018