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Parables from the Projects

Parables from the projects inspires hope in the hood. 

Jun 6, 2021

Gordy and Mia connect with another Dad and Daughter—Brother Da'ee and Akiya McKnight! Brother Da’ee was formerly incarcerated and is now a Criminal Justice Advocate helping to prevent young men from going to prison and from reentering prison after they have been already. He is particularly focused on Fathers and...

Jun 11, 2020

Too many names of Black men and women to count have been murdered at the hands of police at disproportionate rates. These facts have an adverse effect on the minds of Black people when they interact with any type of law enforcement. 

In this episode, Gordy and Mia both speak about their encounters with police, the state...

May 30, 2020

The month is May and the year is 2020. In the midst of a pandemic, another pandemic is being exposed - one that has plagued Black people in America for over 400 years. Mia and Gordy talk about George Floyd and the protests. 

As promised, Gordy still takes it back to 1998, the year he married Toshua Long, and tells their...

May 22, 2020

In the Season 3 premiere - Mia and Gordy share stories of struggle and triumph in front of a live online audience. We hear not only about their time in the 90s, but also a larger clip from our Bonus episode where we played a selection of Mike Tyson speaking about Gordy’s pickpocketing prowess.


May 13, 2020

In this bonus session, you'll hear a preview of what Iron Mike Tyson thought of Gordy growing up...

Also, Mia and Gordy want to check in and let the listening family know about their live event coming up on Tuesday, May 19th! 

They also speak about what they've been doing since 'The Rona' hit the globe and celebrate the...