We continue our Political turmoil Podcast with multiple threats that keeps us on our toes and more involved in our communities.  We touch the Democratic party lack of clear leadership.  Local resources, The threat of imminent war with North Korea and thoughts of the political climate that makes us so unsure of our place in the world.

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On this Episode Alicia talks to Jeremy Likness about his time in tech and how he speaks at conferences.  Alicia Invited Jeremy to the Women who Code event but did not get to talk to one of the few men that spoke at their conference.  Here is her chance to give him some time.

Jeremy Likness is an experienced entrepreneur and technology executive who has successfully helped ship commercial enterprise software for 20 years. He specializes in catalyzing growth, developing ideas and creating value through delivering software in technical enterprises. His roles as business owner, technology executive and hands-on developer provided unique opportunities to directly impact the bottom line of multiple businesses by helping them grow and increase their organizational capacity while improving operational efficiency

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This second half of Hardwood & Endzones, Sean continue our conversation about the hiprocracy in sports and the way white supremacy is carried out covertly or intentionally.  Not that this has not been going on but Thanks to our love for Jemele we had to have a segment on her controversial Tweet.  You have to find humor when things seem so bleak.

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Alicia and I continue with our discuss with how tech companies are failing to recognized the cultural challenges that they need to address in order to have a productive diverse staff.   Google started the conversation off from the previous podcast but we speak to the general observation that is not being addressed. 

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October 2, 2017

Dr Resean T. Hodge MD

Dr. Rasean Hodge is a family medicine doctor in Atlanta, Georgia and has been in practice for more than 13 years. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  

Dr. Hodge received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, graduating summa cum laude from Morehouse College in 1997. He earned his medical degree, cum laude, from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, graduating in 2002 and completed his internship and residency in Family Medicine from the Morehouse School of Medicine in 2005.

Dr. Hodge is also a member of the following prestigious medical organizations: Co-President of Family Medicine Interest Group, Resident Alternate Delegate for the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians, American Family Physician Association and the Student National Medical Association. Currently, Dr. Hodge serves as Medical Director and General Practitioner with Premier Chronic Pain Care in Atlanta, GA

******audio has minor static through the interview. I sincerely apologize for the quality of the sound, but hope your still able to support and enjoy the full interview*********

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This episode, we go around the horn with current sports news and some controversial topics that has been plaguing the NFL and our society. We revisit some issues and show respect to others that aren't normally part of the Hardwood and end zone  topics.  

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Alicia and I sit down finally to go over the massive amount of attention Google has been getting from their internal issues with diversity to the women who are calling out Google. Their unequal treatment  with women as well as allowing a less friendly and borderline hostile environments in the workplace.

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The team talks about what the nation is going through when it comes to government services being reduced based on the Trumps appointments to these key positions (EPA, HLS, FEMA, Department of Defense) We look at how this continues to happen when we thought we learned from the flooding last year as well as the Katrina incident during the Bush administration.

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 A Mississippi native, Dr. Hallmon has dedicated her life to serving, educating and empowering her community  A social entrepreneur,  curator,  speaker and passionate educator, Dr. Hallmon is committed to  revitalizing and unifying her community by curating community led events that celebrates the arts, change makers, entrepreneurs, plant based advocates and educators.

 

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On this podcast the team discusses the political backlash and the televised protest of the Neo Nazis, KKK and the Alt right that had a family reunion in Charlottesville Virginia.  The shock and confusion of seeing white people in America march about taking back their America and disgracing other races and minorities.  Yeah we had to talk about this. 

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