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  • George Floyd Murdered By Minneapolis Police

    Episode 1

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss a Minneapolis Black man, George Floyd, was killed by 4 police officers while being detained. One officer held his knee on Floyd's neck for nearly 10 minutes eventually suffocating him to death after Floyd repeatedly begged for help and said he could n...

  • John Boyega Speaks Out On Racism

    Episode 2

    On this edition of Culture Minute, actor John Boyega took to Twitter to deliver a message denouncing racism in response to the death of George Floyd. He was met with angry twitter users seemingly upset that he was calling out racism. Boyega took to instagram live to further clarify his standpoint.

  • Lil Wayne Claims Black People Aren't Doing Enough To Help Themselves

    Episode 3

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Lil Wayne joining Fat Joe on Instagram Live to discuss the situation involving the Minneapolis police and the death of George Floyd. In the interview, Lil Wayne stated that Black people aren't doing enough to help themselves.

  • The NFL Dropped The Ball With Lack Of Support To Colin Kaepernick

    Episode 4

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss the NFL's statement in response to the death of George Floyd and the ongoing protests stating that they embrace the responsibility in tackling systemic racial issues and will work together with its players and teams to address the issues. This comes a...

  • Ajike AJ Owens, Bre’Asia Powell, Ms Jacky Oh!

    Episode 5

    On this segment of Culture Minute, Gentel Sharrie and Adonis Armstrong discuss Ajike "AJ" Owens, Bre’Asia Powell, Lil Baby, and Ms Jacky Oh!

  • Jim Brown Passes Away at 87

    Episode 6

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss the passing of iconic NFL Hall of Famer, activist, and actor Jim Brown at the age of 87. We discuss his impact and legacy on this edition of the Culture Minute.

  • Tupac Receives A Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Episode 7

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Tupac receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union going 50/50, and the Denver Nuggets winning the NBA championship!

  • Tyler Perry Rumored to Buy BET

    Episode 8

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss rumors surrounding Tyler Perry buying BET, J. Cole becoming part owner of the Charlotte Hornets, Offset and Quavo reuniting and more!

  • Supreme Court Bans Affirmative Action For College Admissions

    Episode 9

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss the Supreme Court's decision to overturn affirmative action for college admissions, Beyoncé and Kelly coming together to give back to their community by providing 31 new homes in the Houston midtown area, and more!

  • JT Launches 'No Bars Reform' For Formerly Incarcerated Women

    Episode 10

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Las Vegas police executing a search warrant at home in relation to the Tupac murder case, JT launches 'No Bars Reform' for formerly incarcerated women, Jay-Z raises $20 million through his Shawn Carter Foundation to support education for individuals f...

  • Sha'Carri Richardson's Historic Triumph & Reggie Bush's Heismen Legal Battle

    Episode 11

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Sha'Carri Richardson's historic World Champion victory at the 2023 World Athletics Championship, Reggie Bush fighting for his Heisman Trophy as he takes on the NCAA in defamation lawsuit, Michael Oher challenges false adoption story from 'The Blind Si...

  • Beyoncé's Tour, Diddy's Icon Award, and Rap City Documentary

    Episode 12

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Beyoncé's renaissance tour, her role as the honorary Mayor of Santa Clara for a day, Diddy receiving the Global Icon award at the VMAs, his donation to HBCUs, the upcoming release of a Rap City documentary, and more!

  • Tupac Murder Arrest, Writers Guild Win, and Damian Lillard Trade

    Episode 13

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Tupac's murder case, the Writers Guild's victory as SAG-AFTRA negotiations are underway, Damian Lillard's trade shaking up the NBA, and more!

  • Shaq & Allen Iverson Return To Reebok | Latto Donates $35K To High School

    Episode 14

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Shaq and Allen Iverson being named President and Vice President of Basketball for Reebok, Usher receiving the keys to the city of Las Vegas, Latto donating $35K to her high school and more!

  • Puma Names A$AP ROCKY as Creative Director & Chris Brown's 'Bussin' Cannabis

    Episode 15

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Puma appoints A$AP ROCKY as creative director for the Puma X F1 collaboration, Chris Brown unveils 'Bussin' cannabis strain at star-studded halloween party, Howard University's establishment of the first figure skating team in HBCU history, and more!

  • Mississippi Officers Plead Guilty; Lil Kim's Memoir, Simone Biles Triumphs

    Episode 16

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss the six former Mississippi officers who pleaded guilty to assault charges. Lil Kim completes writing her upcoming memoir 'Queen Bee,' opening up about her journey in the music industry, personal challenges, and breaking barriers in hip-hop. Simone Bil...

  • Angela Bassett Receives An Oscar & Monique Speaks Out About Taraji P. Henson

    Episode 17

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Angela Bassett receiving an Oscar, Monique speaking out about Taraji P. Henson, 21 Savage set to release his biopic, and more!

  • HBO Cancels Issa Rae's 'Rap Sh!t' & Marlon Wayans Set To Star In New Horror Film

    Episode 18

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss HBO canceling Issa Rae's show 'Rap Sh!t', Marlon Wayans set to star in Jordan Peele's latest horror film, and more!

  • Discrimination of Black Women in Corporate America

    Episode 19

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss the discrimination of Black women in corporate America, Nicki Minaj and Megan Thee Stallion feuding through music, Garrett Morris set to receive a star on the Hollywood walk of fame, and what it's like being an upcoming actor in LA!

  • Nia Long to Play Katherine Jackson in Michael Jackson Biopic

    Episode 20

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Nia Long taking on the iconic role of Katherine Jackson, getting in our own way in love, legendary actor Carl Weathers passed away, and more!

  • Chris Brown Addresses NBA and Ruffles & YSL Attorney Facing Gang Related Charges

    Episode 21

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Chris Brown addressing the NBA and Ruffles for keeping him off the celebrity all star game, YSL attorney facing gang related charges, emotional availability in relationships and more!

  • Wendy Williams Lifetime Documentary Receives Backlash

    Episode 22

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss the controversy behind the Wendy Williams Lifetime documentary, Keyshia Cole makes a surprise appearance for students at Ron Clark Academy and more!

  • 'A Different World' Cast Reunites for HBCU Tour

    Episode 23

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Charlamagne tha God apologizing to Reesa Teesa for his "big back" remarks, Drake agrees to pay off a fans home after his mother passed away, the "what are we" question in relationships", 'A Different World' cast reunites for HBCU tour and more!

  • Donald Trump Wins GOP Nomination After Nikki Haley Suspends Her Campaign

    Episode 24

    On this edition of Culture Minute, we discuss Donald trump winning the GOP Nomination after Nikki Haley suspended her campaign, Bishop Lamont Whitehead found guilty of fraud, the Oscars recap and more!