A renown New Orleans visual artist, our Living Legend talks art, inspiration and the importance of following “your” path. Several of her sculptures are displayed throughout the New Orleans Metropolitan area. Commissioned sculptures include, Armstrong National Park “Chief Allison Tootie Montana”, Rev. Avery C. Alexander, “Forever a Crusader” of Civil Rights, the Memorial Plaza, and […]
A trailblazer in the aviation industry our Living Legend from Baton Rouge, La., ran a $2 Billion a year federal agency and guided aviation into the digital age. A retired FAA Administrator, Ms. Whitley is the recipient of several prestigious FAA awards. A graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, La., she earned a Bachelor […]
Part 2 Lyrics for the Soul interview with Kayin White, the son of LD Azobra. Kayin is a Hip-Hop/Rap Artist and performs under the name NWE Yeen. In this episode he discusses why he relates to and performs gangsta rap. He discusses what is behind the violent lyrics and offers a glimpse at what can […]
God the Devil and the Soul of Man. Kayin White, the son of LD Azobra is a local rapper and recordings artist know as NWE Yeen currently living in Houston TX. In Part 1 of his interview, Kayin gives an interesting perspective on how Lucifer is jealous of God’s greatest creation, man. This episode gives […]
The umbilical cord connects the baby to the mother’s placenta. Does the church need to cut the “umbiblical” cord? LD gives his thoughts about church and the community.
The ethnomusicologist on the Blues, origin stories and the mixture of colonizers that made Louisiana its likely birthplace. From the misery of the plantation to the classic blues decade of the women, the Harlem Renaissance to Louisiana festivals and everything in between. The Blues is alive and well.
Picked cotton as a teenager on the family farm and went back to school at the age of 65 to take over the family business in operation since 1958. A woman of destiny, matriarch, successful entrepreneur and Living Legend. LaBelle Demby known for her kind spirit talks about life, business and the need for compassion.
Living Legend Ronnie Moore describes his role in the hundred year struggle that is the civil rights movement. He took on the klan and southern law enforcement in a battle against evil while surviving near miss assassination attempts. He provides a fresh take on what we do now to reach the Promise Land.
The Matriarch of the Family of the Blues a Louisiana Musical Dynasty, Mrs. Shirley Neal “The Mother of the Blues” talks about life growing up in Erwinville, Louisiana her life with Blues legend Raful Neal and raising a family of world renown Blues musicians. An inspirational look at family, hardship and love.
Count Time Podcast honors the life and legacy of warrior, legend Dr. Johnnie A Jones, Sr. who passed away on April 23rd 2022. He was 102-years-old. He fought for the next generation and his legacy will inspire future generations as it has inspired all who knew of him. A civil rights attorney, Dr. Jones was […]
A builder, preservationist and founder of the first African American museum in Louisiana. Kathe Hambrick is the founder of the River Road African American Museum (RRAAM) and the African Burial Grounds Coalition. She contrasts her life growing up in Louisiana and California and the drive that led her to be a prominent museum professional and […]
Happy Easter from the Smart Brotha Media family! Today is Throwback Thursday as LD discusses the resurrection of life and the importance of the light from the east.