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The Black Hand Side

The Black Hand Side

By Patrick A. Jackson
This is my journey to stay connected to my blackness, because there’s always enough black to go around.

Enjoy the stories, conversations and moments of connections as I share my village with all of you!
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I Need A Hero w/ John Perez
We know...we know...it's been a while, but you'll be strong. But get into this episode with John Perez of @PerezPeriodico. Patrick chats with John about all things fandoms, superheroes and even flashback on some of our favorite things to watch growing up.  Follow Patrick @famouspatjackson @blackhandsidepod Follow Michael IG/Twitter/TikTok: @PerezPeriodico Twitch: @PerezPeriodico_JP YouTube: Perez Periodico Email Us: blackhandsidepod@gmail.com
52:33
June 11, 2021
Fighting the Mayonaise Mafia (w/Michael Lamb)
Patrick is back and welcome poet and advocate,  Michael "Miss Mikey" Lamb to the village. They have a candid conversation his journey of allyship in the healthcare field with HIV and using his artistry as a spoke word artist to step up and stand beside black and queer communities.  Follow Patrick @famouspatjackson @blackhandsidepod Follow Michael @missmikey_ Email Us: blackhandsidepod@gmail.com
45:10
January 22, 2021
Let PEACE Begin with ME
I'm BACK, BACK, BACK AGAIN! Welcome to Season 2 of The Black Hand Side! This Season we're continuing the conversation about creating community, but now we're looking at what keeps us grounded in a world that is swirling with contention and chaos. Patrick gives a quick reflection on 2020 and what he's learned that has him moving differently in 2021.
05:41
January 14, 2021
Removing the Mask (w/Ariel Blue)
On this episode of #TheBlackHandSide, Patrick chats with actor, singer and writer Ariel Blue about her journey of stepping into more of herself both on and off stage and what "doing the work" really means. Follow Ariel: @simplyarielblue simplyarielblue.com Follow Patrick: @famouspatjackson @blackhandsidepod patrickajackson.com
40:29
November 20, 2020
Don't Put Us in the Back! (w/Ricardo Robinson-Shinall)
This week on #TheBlackHandSide, Patrick catches up with Ricardo Robinson-Shinall, educator and color gaurd extraordinaire. They chat about diversity in the industry, innovating band performances, and what it means to go after what you want. 
48:05
November 6, 2020
The Science of Affecting Change (w/ M-T Strickland)
On this week's episode of #TheBlackHandSide Patrick chats with M-T Strickland aka Brotha M-T about his app Metric Mate and his perspective of our individual responsibility to affect change and our choice to change the world.  Follow M-T: @brotha_mt on all platforms metricmate.com Follow Patrick: @famouspatjackson on Instagram @famouspatjack on Twitter
50:11
October 30, 2020
The Real H.U. (w/Erica Lee)
On this episode of #TheBlackHandSide Patrick talks with Erica Lee, a Howard University alum about her experiences at Howard, one of the top HBCU's in the country.  Follow Erica: @erlee0217 Follow Patrick: @famouspatjackson | @blackhandsidepod www.patrickajackson.com
51:36
October 23, 2020
As Black As Possible w/Christopher Patterson
On this episode of #theblackhandside Patrick sits down with Christopher Patterson and chats about his journey from learn the music business while at Morehouse to running his own tour management company. The conversation goes deeper as they both reflect on how their experiences after Morehouse allowed them to move from assimilating to the "White Straight Christian Male" to being their authentic selves.  Follow Chris on: @topherpatt The Big Fantastic Touring Company Follow Patrick: patrickajackson.com @famouspatjackson | @blackhandsidepod
38:06
October 16, 2020
BONUS: We Shall Overcome: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Diversity
On this BONUS episode of #TheBlackHandSide enjoy audio from the We Shall Overcome: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Diversity Panel Discussion. This discussion was apart of a larger celebration concert hosted by by the Orlando Gay Chorus, the Central Florida Sounds of Freedom Band & Colorguard, QLatinx, and The Bros in Convo Initiative on Thursday, October 8th. Panel Host: Tatiana Quiroga Panelists: Kathryn Ross - Kathryn Identifies as a queer, first generation, Jamaican America woman. 6 years ago, she found her voice through the art of spoken word. Since then, she has performed at local open mics in the Orlando area as well as with organizations such as Zebra Coalition, Peer Support Space and Safe House. She hopes to inspire others to speak their truth as a form of personal liberation. Brandon Martin - Brandon is an Orlando-area actor, musician, and composer/arranger who has performed at Disney World as well as with local orchestras and theatre companies. Brandon's latest project is a series called "Black and Queer" which highlights Black LGBTQ+ History, and can be found on his Instagram feed @brandonmartinmusic. Patrick A. Jackson - Patrick is an actor, teaching artist and creative based in St. Petersburg, FL and an alumnus of Morehouse College. He is the Adult Education Associate with American Stage Theatre Company and has appeared on stages all across Tampa Bay and Central Florida. Outside of theatre Patrick provides creative support and virtual production services for non profits through his company Live Five Creative and hosts The Black Hand Side, a culture & conversation podcast.
41:27
October 12, 2020
Dear Old Morehouse
This week on #TheBlackHandSide we're celebrating 5 episodes and October being HBCU month! Patrick kicks things off with reflecting on memories from his time at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. From pretending to be a freshman to get to financial aid to staying up all night before the homecoming game.....welcome to 'Da House! Follow Patrick: @famouspatjackson | @blackhandsidepod www.patrickartjackson.com
32:04
October 9, 2020
Teach the Children (w/ Briana Spence, April Burwell & Crystal McIntyre)
This week on #TheBlackHandSide, it's all about the children! Patrick chats with Briana Spence (@craftyk.gifts),  April Burwell (@learnlovelead_) and Crystal McIntyre (@ms.shelfcare) about their experiences as educators in and out of the classrooms, what it's like to parent and teach, and adjusting to leading/teaching in this current COVID climate.  Follow Patrick: Instagram: @famouspatjackson | @blackhandsidepod Facebook: facebook.com/PatJackson814 Learn about your Ballot: ballotready.org Register to Vote: whenweallvote.org #BREONNATAYLOR
50:03
September 25, 2020
The Privilege of Improv (w/ Michelle J. Gilliam)
"Yes, AND!" Patrick chats with Founder & Artistic Director of ImprovMKE, Michelle J. Gilliam about the world of improv comedy, what privileges we have to be improv artists and how was create safe spaces for black artists and audiences.  Follow @improvMKE on Instagram for more details on classes and shows! Support ImprovMKE's Scholarship Fund: https://gf.me/u/yjsnb3 ----- Follow Patrick! Instagram: @famouspatjackson | @blackhandsidepod Facebook: facebook.com/PatJackson814 #RIPChadwickBoseman #WakandaForever
01:02:09
September 12, 2020
Money Don't Grow On Trees! (W/ Lawrence Parker)
This week on #TheBlackHandSide, Patrick welcomes Lawrence Parker into the village to chat about wealth management and leaving a legacy to impact the community. This weeks guest: Lawrence Parker, Wealth Management Advisor (@how_i_build) EVERY VOTE COUNTS! Let your voice be heard! Whether you do it in person or by mail, please register and exercise your right! Click here to learn more information.  Thank You to our Sponsors Anchor - learn more at anchor.fm Our mission is to democratize audio. We believe everyone should be able to have their voice heard, regardless of background or experience level. If you've ever tried to start a podcast, you know all the logistical barriers that can stand in your way. At Anchor, we aim to remove all of these barriers. Our goal is to make podcasting easy and fun, without sacrificing the quality every podcaster deserves. Follow #TheBlackHandSide Online! Instagram - @blackhandsidepod ------ Host: Patrick A. Jackson (@famouspatjackson) Music: Robb-Rock (@robbrockmoninoff)
55:07
August 28, 2020
Bring Your Village With You (ft Tiara Chante, Chauncey Smith, Cameron Gachett & Kyrah Brown)
This week on #TheBlackHandSide, Patrick kicks off our very first season with some of his "village" and has a candid conversation about the importance of developing your personal village and the power of community.  This weeks guests: Tiara Chante Dr. Kyrah Brown-McCullough (Facebook.com/mchequitylab) Dr. Cameron Gachett Dr. Chauncey Smith (@teachchauncey) SAY HER NAME: #BreonnaTaylor It's never too late to join the movement. Click here to support the fight for justice. Thank You to our Sponsors Anchor - learn more at anchor.fm Our mission is to democratize audio. We believe everyone should be able to have their voice heard, regardless of background or experience level. If you've ever tried to start a podcast, you know all the logistical barriers that can stand in your way. At Anchor, we aim to remove all of these barriers. Our goal is to make podcasting easy and fun, without sacrificing the quality every podcaster deserves. Follow #TheBlackHandSide Online! Instagram - @blackhandsidepod ------ Host: Patrick A. Jackson (@famouspatjackson) Music: Robb-Rock (@robbrockmoninoff)
01:01:36
August 11, 2020
Welcome to The Black Hand Side
Give me five....on the Black Hand Side! Get to know host, Patrick A. Jackson as he shares his story about his "why" in creating BHS! Look out for our official launch and release of Episode 1 on August 14th, 2020.
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July 9, 2020