A Mother’s Love

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Peter and Phil sit down and talk the Thursday before Mother’s Day and pay homage to their mothers.  What’s a mother’s role and how did Peter & Phils’s mothers impact them in their upbringing and where they are now?  Join us this week.   — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message

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The N Word : Part One

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In this episode, Phil expands the conversation with Peter and discusses his hesitancy in using the N – word even in speeches, as well as recalls a time when he remembers hearing it on the news in Jackson, Mississippi.  Peter asks Phil to explain what an “Uncle Tom” is, and the conversation leads to a chat regarding the power of history and words.  Don’t miss this courageous conversation! — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message

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The Barbershop

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Peter and Phil discuss a place where many a courageous conversation has taken place among men – the barbershop!  Join us for a fun chat this week about the barbershop’s role as a source of news, laughter, and serious discussion.  — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/support

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Patriotism

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Phil asks Peter to define patriotism and then goes on to share his own views on the matter.  How has the definition changed since the 1700s and is there cause for concern with today’s representation?  Do minorities have to work harder to ‘prove’ they’re patriotic? Answers to these questions and more in today’s episode! Join us.  — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/support

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Perfectly Molded: Educating & Standing Up For Our Youth

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Peter and Phil discuss the importance of molding our youth through camps, programs, and PTA involvement. What are some ways we can all be more actively involved in our schools and bring more programs directly to under-served youth?  This week, join the discussion and tell us what you think by visiting our website, http://www.peterandphil.com & leaving your thoughts in the comment section. — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/support

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If They See It, They Can Be It

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When Peter sees Phil’s 100 Black Men of America shirt (an organization that supports and uplifts African-American males & the local community) it sparks a conversation on the importance of mentoring.  Why is it important for our youth to see themselves in others and be shown different experiences?  How can we all contribute more of our time or resources to help? Join us as Peter & Phil answer these questions and more! — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/support

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The Great Debate

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The new movie Purge sparks a conversation between Peter & Phil on gun control and our second amendment rights.  Many won’t even broach the subject, but these two dive right in! Why is this such a hot issue, and does it suggest a deeper problem?  Are we so polarized now that we can’t even have civil debates on key issues that affect the country? How do we fix this? Answers to those questions and more on this week’s episode! Join us.  — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/support

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Hervis Rogers

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Hervis Rogers, of Texas, was arrested on charges that he voted in the 2020 Democratic primary while on parole. He could now face as much as 20 years in prison. This podcast is a discussion of that incident, recurring voter disenfranchisement, and possible solutions to this ongoing issue. Join Peter & Phil for another great discussion.  — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/support

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The Indignity of Racism

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This week Peter continues last week’s conversation on religion, and Phil shares a story about his childhood experiences of ‘being seen and not heard.’  They both point out how it’s an uncanny parallel of how many minorities still feel (seen, but not heard) even into their adulthood.  Join us for another awesome courageous conversation! — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/support

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A Civic’s Lesson

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Peter & Phil discuss the undermining of democracy and the disenfranchisement of the black vote through legislation. In current news, Phil & Peter react to (R) Senator Ted Cruz’s tweet (shared last week regarding the Russian army), as well as touch on the relevance of the new psycho-political thriller series on Amazon, ‘Them.’  Please listen & share.  — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ppcourageousconversation/support

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