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By Dr. Phillip D. Fletcher
Weekly podcast on theology, philosophy, nonprofit leadership, and social issues.
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Final episode of Season 3!
August 3, 2020
The Power of the Moment: An Essay to Conway, Arkansas.
July 31, 2020
Booker T. Washington 1895 Atlanta Compromise Speech
We continue great speeches from Black Leaders of the past to chart our future.
July 26, 2020
Race and Your Why
Talking about Senator Tim Scott, Why do you advocate for others, and Marxism.
June 29, 2020
Sameness and Difference: A Zoom Talk Given to Matthew’s Table in Cleveland, Tennessee
A discussion on race
June 25, 2020
Steps to Justice and Reconciliation
Reviewing Dr. King’s approach to nonviolent direct action
June 15, 2020
Frederick Douglass: What Are the Colored People Doing for Themselves?
Essay in 1845 appearing in the North Star
May 18, 2020
Frederick Douglass: What the Black Man Wants
A reading of Mr. Douglass speech to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society in April 1865
May 13, 2020
Reviewing HR 266 and Protest
What is protest? Going over the details of HR 266
April 23, 2020
Quarantine Life: Raw and Unfiltered
The Ideas of Mortality, Health, Freedom, the State, Shame, and How I Have Changed.
April 21, 2020
Talking about Quarantine Life with Mrs. Nicolle Fletcher
The wifey joins me this week as we talk all things quarantine.
April 17, 2020
Proposed HR Bill for 16Year Olds.
$2000 a month for 16 year olds?!
April 16, 2020
Life after Quarantine
How can proceed once this quarantine is over? How can we help others, revisit our relationship with government, and being thankful.
April 15, 2020
Covid Era of Citizen Policing
Looking at shame and political punishment
April 9, 2020
Speaking my Mind while You Stay ar Home.
Just speaking very frankly.
April 3, 2020
Homebound, Spring Break, and Senate Bill 3548
Talking about week 2 of COVID, Spring Break, and Senate Bill 3548
March 24, 2020
Being a Black Male in America Part 2
Discussing mental health, bridging gaps, and creating understanding.
March 15, 2020
Being a Black Male in America Pt1
An interview with Drew Foote about perceptions, frustrations, and progress
March 13, 2020
Ask Dr. Phil
In this edition of Ask Dr. Phil tackles questions submitted about the Anti-Lynching Bill, Hope Village, Political Leadership and Character, Marvel vs Star Wars, Senator Sanders, and more.
February 29, 2020
Freedom, Exclusion, and our American Future
Engaging with Volf and Nietzsche
February 13, 2020
Being Honest in America
Reflecting on America
February 6, 2020
Simone Biles and John Rawls
Talking about the Super Bowl, Simone Biles, and John Rawls Theory of Justice
February 4, 2020
Kobe, Merit, and Productivity
Reflecting on Kobe Bryant. Talking about the difference between merit and productivity
January 27, 2020
Entrepreneurship, Arkansas Refugees, and Ethnic Expectations
Do those in low income situations work hard? What expectations do you have of yourself?
January 14, 2020
Nonviolence, Iran, and War
Reflecting on current events
January 8, 2020
2020 Looking Ahead
New year and new episodes! Plus a new book!
January 6, 2020
Movies, Imagination, and Black America
Taking time to riff on a few topics I love. Also a contest!
December 10, 2019
Practicing Truth, Fairness, Friendship, and Mutual Benefit.
Talk given to the Conway Rotary concerning the poor and homeless.
December 6, 2019
Jesus Christ: Socialist, Capitalist, or Someone Far Better
Engaging with an article on Sojourner’s concerning the vision of democratic socialism and the Bible.
November 19, 2019
Ask Dr. Phil Anything (Well almost Anything🤔)
Answering questions on the Constitution, welfare, leadership, and other topics.
November 9, 2019
Women Entrepreneurs: Jessica Crum and Kate Carnahan
Entrepreneurs, creatives, and do working space
November 6, 2019
Nonprofits and Discerning City Engagement
Dr. Fletcher has a sitdown with leaders in Corning, Arkansas discussing a variety of topics to include building donations and school involvement.
November 5, 2019
Women Entrepreneurs: Joyia Yorgey
Nonprofit founder and executive director of Arkansas Asset Builders
November 4, 2019
Women Entrepreneurs: Teneicia Roundtree
Listen and learn from Conway Entrepreneur Teneicia Roundtree
November 1, 2019
Moral Philosophy: Poverty and Homelessness
A question and answer session with University of Central Arkansas students regarding poverty and homelessness
October 29, 2019
Understanding Quality of Life for Arkansans. A Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion held in Jonesboro, Arkansas with Pastor Iverson Jackson, Felecia Johnson and Dr. Fletcher. Hosted and moderated by Arkansas State Representative Dan Sullivan.
October 23, 2019
Quality of Life: Radio Interview with Paul Harrell
Dr. Phillip Fletcher discusses quality of life and CoHO with Conduit News Radio Host Paul Harrell.
October 22, 2019
Understanding the Racial Experience: Relationships, Humility, and Context
Talking about understanding the racial experience and the most helpful way for White brothers and sisters can participate.
October 20, 2019
Serving as Effective Board Members
Nonprofit organizations depend on the presence and activity of effective board members. Effective board members demonstrate leadership, accountability, and sustainable practices.
October 10, 2019
Discussion and Questions on Homelessness with St. Peter's Episcopal Church
What's going on beautiful people! Learn about my participation in working with the homeless in Conway and take part in this Q/A with members St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
October 7, 2019
The Noema of Rap and Hip Hop: Reflecting on the Work of Public Enemy, Ice Cube, and Lecrae
Talk given at Hendrix College reflecting on the spoken works of musical artist in the genre of Rap/Hip Hop.
October 3, 2019
Leading Effectively from Start to Finish
Looking at the stages leaders can move through to effectively begin and sustain an organizational event or program.
September 29, 2019
A Discussion on Attention: Living a Wild and Precious Life.
How are you paying attention to your wild and precious life?
September 20, 2019
Perspectives on Poverty
Keynote address at the University of Central Arkansas
September 18, 2019
Ask Dr. Phil: The Feel My Thoughts Episode.
Engaging in some question and answer this week!
September 13, 2019
The Spiritual Alphabet: Helpful words for people and our society.
We sit down with Dr. Jay McDaniel, retired professor of Hendrix College to discuss the Spiritual Alphabet.
September 11, 2019
Public Service and Leadership Collaboration
Keynote address at Hendrix College for Honors Students
September 10, 2019
HEROIC PERSONS: KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO CAPCA STATEWIDE CONFERENCE
What do people have to offer to those in need?
September 7, 2019
Human Dignity and Business
Talking about Reading lists, Gun Control, and Business
August 22, 2019
Looking at recent events in America as a springboard to look at cultivating civility.
August 11, 2019
Human Dignity and Faith
Today we talk about the Democratic Debates, Immigration, and Faith.
June 29, 2019
Human Dignity: So What is It?
In this episode we define human dignity. We also interact with material by Dr. Glen Loury and CNN Journalist Drew Kann.
June 16, 2019
An Introduction to Human Dignity
Introduction to the new series on Human Dignity
June 7, 2019
The Future of White Brothers and Sisters in America
Lecture given at the monthly event the Public Square
February 26, 2019
Interview with UJIMA Maternity Network
Today we meet with the UJIMA Maternity Network discussing maternal health among Black women in America.
February 19, 2019
The Public Sphere and Nonprofit Leadership
Lecture at Hendrix College discussing The Public Sphere and Nonprofit Leadership
February 3, 2019
Ask Dr. Phil Anything(Well Almost Anything)| #Philmythoughts
Question and answer day on almost anything
December 21, 2018
Civility: The Shared Reality and How to Cultivate more Civil Opportunities
Reflecting on Cameron Dominy’s thoughts on Civility
December 8, 2018
Leadership: The Process
Interview with Dre Zeno owner of Zeno Fitness and Antonio Grate.
November 30, 2018
A Discussion on Poverty
Reflecting on a recent tweet by Arkansas State Representative
November 19, 2018
Love, Caravans, and Social Media
What does it mean to be human in the context of love?
November 16, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Zach Throneberry
November 4, 2018
Reflecting on Meet the Candidates
November 4, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Maureen Skinner
October 13, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Senator Jason Rapert
September 21, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Andy Hawkins
Candidate for District 70
September 7, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Asa Hutchinson
Continuing series on Poverty in Arkansas
August 18, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Spencer Hawks
A Discussion on Poverty in Arkansas
August 13, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Tara Ward
August 3, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Jared Henderson
July 13, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Jackie Wright
July 6, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Shelia Whitmore Isby
June 22, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Christi Berry
June 8, 2018
Meet the Candidates: Rene Henderson
June 1, 2018
Birth Disparities in the African American Community
Podcast interview with Nicolle Fletcher, founder of Birth By Design Doula Services
April 8, 2018
March 21, 2018
Expectations and Courage in our lives
March 21, 2018
Faith and Fitness Pt 2
Part 2 of our discussion with Dre Zeno about faith and fitness.
February 14, 2018
Faith and Fitness Pt 1
An Interview with Dre Zeno about faith and fitness.
February 14, 2018
Journey in a Human Experience
Our human experiences involve many changes and evidences of grace we should celebrate.
February 12, 2018
Process Theology Pt 2
Part two of our interview with Dr. Jay McDaniel
February 1, 2018
An interview with Dr. Jay McDaniels and a discussion on Process Theology.
February 1, 2018
Episode 1: Who is Man?
Who is Man?
January 25, 2018