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B. REAL

By Brandon Mosely

The B. Real podcast is where we will keep it real on social issues, history, news, faith, and everything in between. It’s your one-stop podcast with thought-provoking talk and real content. Enjoy the ride with me and keep your hands up! Please follow the podcast on instagram @b.real_podcast and Facebook B. REAL Podcast

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Mosely for Congress
Mosely for Congress
Brandon discusses what it’s like running for Congress and some of the reasons why he decided to do it. To learn more about Brandon’s campaign, visit brandonmosely.com, where you can contribute, sign up to volunteer, and much more.
39:41
July 19, 2021
The Gender Pay Gap
The Gender Pay Gap
March 24th marked this year's Equal Pay Day, so Brandon discusses in this episode the history of the gender pay gap and what causes the gap. It's time to close the gap for once and for all.
40:06
March 29, 2021
Anti-AAPI American History
Anti-AAPI American History
In this episode, Brandon looks at the long history of Anti-AAPI American history and how it all led to the most recent hate crime from domestic terrorists.
42:33
March 22, 2021
Minimum Wage: Trying To Get By
Minimum Wage: Trying To Get By
In this episode Brandon speaks about the fight for a living wage and the history of minimum wage.
44:23
March 15, 2021
Talking About Real Love
Talking About Real Love
Brandon sits down with three married couples and discusses their love stories, advice, and their definition of love.
01:12:08
February 15, 2021
Our Love Pt 2 Q&A
Our Love Pt 2 Q&A
Rosalyn is back in the studio to answer listener's questions about Brandon and her relationship. This episode is full of love, fun, and advice. ***Show Notes*** Black History Month spotlight Interview with Rosalyn B. Inspired moment Closing remarks
01:03:45
February 08, 2021
Path To The White House
Path To The White House
With Vice President Kamala Harris's historic win, there is a lot of history that created her path to the White House. In this episode, Brandon discusses the historic path of Black women before Kamala Harris and how they shaped America. Shop show gear https://teespring.com/stores/b-real-podcast?page=1
51:18
January 25, 2021
Minding My Business
Minding My Business
Small businesses are facing unprecedented times due to the pandemic. Brandon speaks with three small business owners about surviving the pandemic and keeping their business afloat. The B. Real podcast merchandise store https://teespring.com/stores/b-real-podcast?page=1 Brandie Kekoa Social Media: Facebook-https://m.facebook.com/bekekoa/ Instagram-https://instagram.com/bekekoa?igshid=1tokq3d0fhnbe Twitter-@be_kekoa Website-https://bekekoa.com/ Justine Hudson Social Media: Facebook-https://m.facebook.com/1LoveIE/ Instagram-https://instagram.com/1loveie?igshid=1pkipa7a488f Twitter-1Loveie Website-https://1loveie.com/ Ulises Cabrera Social Media: Facebook-https://m.facebook.com/umc2construction/ Instagram-https://instagram.com/umc2construction?igshid=1qa9mq5a5qs55 Website: https://umc2construction.com/
53:08
January 18, 2021
1.6.21. The Insurrection on Capitol Hill
1.6.21. The Insurrection on Capitol Hill
Brandon speaks candidly about the horrible event on Capitol Hill and what it all means going forward. If you like to share your thoughts, send a voice mail through anchor or an email to bmosely@pushchnage.org New merch website https://teespring.com/stores/b-real-podcast?page=1
32:09
January 07, 2021
Shut Up And Dribble: With Elijah Wade
Shut Up And Dribble: With Elijah Wade
In this episode, Brandon has a conversation with Elijah Wade of UCLA on the business of college sports, COVID-19, and social activism. Elijah brings a great perspective on student-athletes lack of support and rights. Elijah Wade Social Media: https://instagram.com/elijahwade__?igshid=vo6f9cv9v8bb Article on Elijah: https://www.newsbreak.com/california/los-angeles/news/1573247026504/elijah-wade-left-ucla-football-now-he-aims-to-protect-bruins-athletes-in-covid-19-era
53:08
December 14, 2020
A Christmas Podcast
A Christmas Podcast
In this special episode, Brandon invites his close friend John Arreaga of 4th Quarter Fitness and Performance to reminisce about family traditions, music, parties and go through Brandon’s top ten Christmas films. After listening to this episode, feel free to leave a voice mail at https://anchor.fm/brandon-mosely or email bmosely@pushchange.edu Let the B. Real podcast know if you think the list of movies Brandon gives should be considered Christmas movies. Check out John’s gym on ig https://instagram.com/4thquarterfit?igshid=5qqazi4tc4mr or John https://instagram.com/john_4qfit?igshid=1ud22tlpctyr3 Also, for any other information about John podcast and other links, check his link tree https://linktr.ee/john_4qfit
01:21:41
December 07, 2020
Our Love
Our Love
In this episode, Brandon has a fantastic conversation with his wife, Rosalyn. They speak about their love history in this transparent conversation about love, marriage, and children. Email any questions for Brandon and Rosalyn at Bmosely@pushchange.org Follow the Instagram account https://www.instagram.com/b.real_podcast/?hl=en Follow the Facebook account https://m.facebook.com/BRealpodcast/
01:10:55
November 23, 2020
Immigration Policy: Where Do We Go From Here? With Tahmina Watson
Immigration Policy: Where Do We Go From Here? With Tahmina Watson
The B. Real podcast sits down with Tahmina Watson, an immigration attorney, author, podcaster, and activist. We speak about the current immigration policy and where America should go from here, and where America may end up. Tahmina explains President Trump’s effect on immigration here in America and internationally. ***Show Notes*** Tahmina Book: Legal Heroes in the Trump Era: Be Inspired. Expand Your Impact. Change the World Buy here https://www.amazon.com/Legal-Heroes-Trump-Era-Inspired-ebook/dp/B08KC7MBFV/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1YCBWKC892AMA&dchild=1&keywords=legal+heroes+in+the+trump+era&qid=1604038602&sprefix=legal+he%2Caps%2C233&sr=8-1&pldnSite=1#customerReviews Tahmina Podcast: Tahmina Talks Immigration https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tahmina-talks-immigration/id1350535670 Follow Tahmina: Twitter https://twitter.com/tahminawatson  Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tahmina.watson/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tahminawatson Tahmina Website www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com​
59:18
November 16, 2020
2020 Election
2020 Election
This election cycle has been full of drama, joy, anger, and, most of all, history. In this episode, we take a look at how Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won and what does this change mean in America. What will happen to Trump and his ideology and the Republican party? Kristoffer Ealy, a community college professor of political science by trade but a podcast host by passion, sits down with Brandon to discuss all these questions and more. Enjoy and get ready to “build back better” and “make America great.” ***Show Notes*** Kristopher podcast: Real Power Dynamics https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/real-power-dynamics/id1475280089
01:18:55
November 09, 2020
Voter Fraud: Myth Buster
Voter Fraud: Myth Buster
The B. Real Podcast will take a look at the history of voter fraud and current allegations of voter fraud. Is it a reality or just another myth that needs to be busted? **Show Notes** Email or send a voicemail on my podcast website about your voting experience this year. Email me at bmosely@pushchange.org
54:41
November 02, 2020
HBCU Homecoming with Chris Batten
HBCU Homecoming with Chris Batten
In this episode, we take a trip to homecoming, HBCU style. Brandon has a great discussion with Chris Batten about his time at Howard University and what homecoming at HBCU is all about. Get your favorite HBCU pullover and get ready for some drum sounds and stepping. ***LINKS*** Drake Howard Yardfest 2012 https://youtu.be/jLBfjUvBrrE Oprah Winfrey Howard University Commencement Speech https://youtu.be/sIPSkK8O5HM Dr. Greg Carr https://youtu.be/FF8gLDEXEIs Raking of 2021 best Historically Black Colleges and Universities https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/hbcu
01:00:19
October 26, 2020
Voter Suppression
Voter Suppression
Voting is the bedrock of our democracy, but for many Americans, it’s not a simple and easy obtained right. The B. Real Podcast Discuss the history of voter suppression and how it is an evil that people of color still encounter on their way to the ballot box. Register to vote at vote.org Facing voter intimidation call: Spanish: 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA / 1-888-839-8682 Arabic: 1-844-YALLA-US / 1-844-925-5287 English: 1-866-OUR-VOTE / 1-866-687-8683. Bengali, Cantonese, Hindi, Urdu, Korean, Mandarin, Tagalog, Vietnamese): 1-888-API-VOTE / 1-888-274-8683 Check out https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/voting-rights/ for more support. Films, television, and books recommendation 13TH (Film) Black-ish Season 3 Episode 3 ”40 Acres and a Vote” (TV) Black-ish Season 7 Episode 1 “Election Special” The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by  Michelle Alexander One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson
52:56
October 19, 2020
Politicking with Tisa Rodriguez
Politicking with Tisa Rodriguez
Money, religion, and politics the three things not to ever talk about, the B. Real podcast will be breaking the traditional rule. In this episode, we are politicking with Tisa Rodriguez, the Riverside County Democratic Party Chair. Tisa is one of two African American women who hold the position in California. We speak about the democratic party, the national election, and the importance of local elections. Register to vote at vote.gov Email the podcast at bmosely@pushchange.org ***Riverside County Democratic Party Social Media*** Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/RiversideCountyDemocrats/ Instagram-https://www.instagram.com/riversidecountydemocrats/
54:25
October 12, 2020
90's Kids: Films and Television
90's Kids: Films and Television
This bonus episode is all about reminiscing about the ’90s. Brandon invites his old friend David to have a candid conversation through zoom about all the bomb movies and television shows from the ’90s. Get your Cross Colors, Filas, Jinco Jeans, and grab some popcorn from Blockbuster and enjoy this trip down memory lane. This one is for the 90’s Kids.
01:23:52
October 05, 2020
War on Drugs
War on Drugs
In this episode, we discuss the War on Drugs. How did the war begin, who did it affect, and what’s happening today? We will also look at how Breonna Tylor's murder was another casualty. Links Register to Vote https://vote.gov/ CSPAN Episode https://www.c-span.org/video/?95047-1/anti-drug-abuse-act-1986 Iran-Contra Affair https://youtu.be/ccZkcFEyUyc Nixon Campaign Ad https://youtu.be/UcgedBioXDQ War on Drugs article https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vox.com/platform/amp/2016/5/8/18089368/war-on-drugs-marijuana-cocaine-heroin-meth War on Drugs Timeline https://www.history.com/.amp/topics/crime/the-war-on-drugs Check ou Snowfall on FX and Hulu
58:38
September 28, 2020
School-To-Prison-Pipeline
School-To-Prison-Pipeline
The B. Real Podcast will take a look at the school-to-prison-pipeline, and how the pipeline was built, and the effect on students of color, especially black students. Lastly, we will look at ways states and school systems are trying to dismantle the pipeline. Video Excerpts 6 year old arrested: https://youtu.be/TJmHNEqxpTw 14 year old body slammed by SRO: https://youtu.be/lb1E6Uu79ko
55:54
September 21, 2020
Medical Racism
Medical Racism
With this episode, we take a look at racism in the medical field throughout history and how it contributes to the mistrust in the black community and it’s health issues. Email: Bmosely@pushchange.org or send voicemail through anchor
49:17
September 14, 2020
Labor Day: Civil Rights Unionism
Labor Day: Civil Rights Unionism
What does Labor Day, the Labor Movement, and Civil Rights have in common? In this episode the B. Real podcast discuss the history of organize labor and it’s connection to the Civil Rights Movement.
47:11
September 08, 2020
The Gospel of Social Justice
The Gospel of Social Justice
We have a special guest, Pastor Lance Penland and we discuss the place of the Black church concerning social justice. We speak about the history of the church during the civil rights movement, what can be done today, and why there is such a gap between the white evangelical church and the African American church concerning police brutality.
58:39
August 31, 2020
Sundown Town, USA
Sundown Town, USA
B. Real Podcast will take a look at the history of Sundown Towns and define what they are and the effect they have had on America. We will speak about what caused them and if they are still around today.
43:18
August 24, 2020
Black Behind The Camera
Black Behind The Camera
The B. Real podcast has a special guest Kwestin Fisher a film student from UNLV. Kwestin and Brandon discuss the importance of black films and how vital black directors and writers are. We even talk about our top 5 black film list. Send a voicemail of your top 5 on my anchor page.
50:58
August 17, 2020
Anti-Immigration: Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
Anti-Immigration: Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
The B. Real Podcast will take a look at the history of anti-immigration in America and the historic playbook of oppression and fear mongering over the years. We will also take a look at current policies like asylum and why families are migrating to the USA from the Northern Triangle.
46:52
August 10, 2020
Reparations: 40 Acres & A Mule
Reparations: 40 Acres & A Mule
The B. Real podcast will take a look at the history of reparations and the historic origins of reparations. During this episode, we will address why  African Americans are still looking for redress. Also, what reparation is and the plans that are being talked about.  
49:54
August 03, 2020
Lawrence Bender: Who Shot Ya?
Lawrence Bender: Who Shot Ya?
In this episode, we take a look at the Lawrence Bender police shooting from June 2019. Lawrence's brother Clarance describes in detail what led up to the shooting and the police response ever since. After this episode be sure to visit the links below. ***Show Notes*** Introduction Interview B-Inspriation  Closing Remarks Rialto Police Edited Video: https://rialtopolice.com/lawrence-bender Petition To sign: https://www.change.org/p/county-of-san-bernardino-department-of-justice-free-lawrence-bender?recruiter=1111265254&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=tap_basic_share District Attorney Jason Anderson  (909) 382-3665 publicaffairs@sbcda.org PUSH 9 Points and web site: pushchange.org
46:47
July 27, 2020
Black on Black Crime: Myth Buster
Black on Black Crime: Myth Buster
B. Real will take a look at the history of Black on Black Crime as a term and its effect on the black community. We will also look at if the tern is correct and why there is crime in black communities to begin with. This term has been used forever and it is time to get to the bottom of it.  ***Show Notes/Outline*** Intro: Introduce topic  1st segment: History of the term 2nd segment: The truth of black on black crime 3rd segment: The effect of black on black crime 4th segment: What can be done B Inspiration: Own your dreams Closing Remarks Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/b.real_podcast/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BRealpodcast ***Resources: Below are some of the articles I used to research this subject. These are the ones that influence the outcome of this episode the greatest. The older articles show the evolution of the term and also shows some opponents of the term had it right over 30 years ago.  Ebony Black on Black Crime Edition  https://books.google.com/books?id=K3bfmTebrYQC&lpg=PA113&ots=M1ti9b3bGU&dq=ebony%20black%20on%20black%20crime%201979&pg=PA135#v=onepage&q=ebony%20black%20on%20black%20crime%201979&f=false "Black on Black" Crime: The Myth and the Reality https://www.jstor.org/stable/29766208 Stop using ‘black-on-black’ crime to deflect away from police brutality https://www.cleveland.com/news/2020/06/stop-using-black-on-black-crime-to-deflect-away-from-police-brutality.html The Origins of the Phrase 'Black-on-Black Crime' https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-11/examining-the-origins-of-the-phrase-black-on-black-crime ‘Black-On-Black Crime’ Is A Myth, And Here’s Why https://www.scarymommy.com/black-on-black-crime-is-myth/ No such thing as ‘Black-on-Black’ crime https://www.phillytrib.com/commentary/michaelcoard/coard-no-such-thing-as-black-on-black-crime/article_fbeb06e3-b5c2-5782-9de0-2580aa73497f.html
40:06
July 20, 2020
What in the 4th of you lie?
What in the 4th of you lie?
Brandon Mosely our host of the B. Real podcast, will take a look at the history of the 4th of July and why African Americans as a collective started to embrace Juneteenth. This episode will take a hard look at the Declaration of Independence and its famous author, Thomas Jefferson. We will take a deep dive into his ideas of liberty and his personal life. This episode is an attempt to inform the listeners of the history of our founding document, and what African American leaders thought of it and the 4th. So grab some BBQ and some tea because we are about to watch some fireworks. Show Notes/Outline Intro: Host introduction 1st segment:Declaration of Independence history and context of the document 2nd segment: Missing passage about slavery 3rd segment:Thomas Jefferson person like and sins 4th segment: Fredrick Douglas and his 4th of July speech B Inspiration: 2020 Closing remarks  
42:24
July 12, 2020