5 Mics

5 Mics

By 5 Mics Pod
Monte, Ayo, James, Tim and D.No are 5 Mics. Tune in weekly as the fellas dive into numerous topics from 5 unique points of view.
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Epi 6: "Beluga Whales Have Knees"
In today’s episode the fellas cover: *Beluga whales have knees - From mermaids to aliens to robots and AI, the pod kicks off with an interesting and random convo. *WNBA national anthem walk off - What is the right way to protest and how do we make change? *Continued impact of co-vid 19 from professional sports to every day life *We’re still fighting, but how? - We discuss and debate how to continue the fight for equality when change seems difficult to impossible. And much more.
1:05:28
July 29, 2020
Epi 5: "Entanglement"
In today’s episode the fellas dive into several topics including: “Entanglement? You mean, relationship?” - All 5 mics give an in-depth opinion on, not just the Will & Jada situation, but the complicated nature of relationships and whether or not monogamy is ideal. Real life vs. celebrity life - Should we even use celebrities as role models in the first place? What the hell, Mr. West? - We discuss the infamous Kanye west and his latest PR stunts. Nick “Cancelled” Cannon - Nick Cannon came under fire for allegedly making ‘racist’ and ‘anti-Semitic’ statements. We pick apart what he said and share our two cents. We dive deep into a few core topics this episode. Sit back and get ready for a deep conversation.
1:04:08
July 15, 2020
Epi 4: "Who Got the Uber?"
In today's episode, the fellas dive into a number of topics including: Is the 4th of July canceled? How do we deal with holidays, monuments, and American legacies with racist ties? A local "me too" moment hits MN & a broader conversation about sexual assault allegations and sexual encounters altogether. "I don't want no minute man" What's the appropriate length for sex? Continued discussion on race including "Can you be pro-black and in an interracial relationship? And much more!
1:13:44
July 11, 2020
Epi 3: "Micheal C. Jordan"
In today's episode, the fellas cover many different topics including: *Cam Newton's signing to the Patriots and whether or not his contract was fair. *Co-Vid Part 2 - Will there be a second wave? How will the lockdown work this time? Just how bad is the virus? *The Seattle CHOP Zone shootings & how the media pick and choose when black lives really matter *Continued discussions on police brutality & when cops should use force *How change can actually occur? What are the solutions to the problem? How can we change our broken institutions? And much more! We dive deep in this episode and cover damn near everything currently going on in society. Oh, and BTW, ARREST THE COPS WHO MURDERED BREYONA TAYLOR!!
1:11:00
July 4, 2020
Epi 2: "Who is Laurel?"
5 Mics is back with episode two of the Pod. The fellas come to the mic to discuss: *Finding leaders to continue the movement and inspire the youth *Stories of being stereotyped as a black male *How black people can take ownership of their success and save themselves *Reaching - how the media goes too far trying to break new stories *How the institutions, media and politicians, have failed us and what to do about it
1:09:35
June 27, 2020
Epi 1: "We still fightin'"
5 Mics opens up their first episode and dives into a bevy of topics. How to continue the fight to make long-term gains for equality. What it’s like to be a black man in America. Representation in entrepreneurship, economic empowerment, and making ownership cool. How black people can gain access to the resources and education they need. Monte, Ayo, Tim, James & D.No are 5 Mics.
1:09:56
June 22, 2020