Panama Jackson, co-founder of VerySmartBrothas.com, hosts a weekly podcast where he shares stories, discusses pop culture and engages in conversations about culture with a who's who of folks. Welcome to a podcast about All Black Everything. This podcast is Blaaaaaaacktastic!
Panama is joined by award-winning author and Rhodes Scholar Topé Folarin to talk about their respective times at Morehouse College and what that HBCU administration life is all about, Topé's journey to becoming a writer, his debut novel, A Particular Kind of Black Man, and last but not least, Res' 2001 album, How I Do, a favorite album of both Panama and Topé. In between those topics, they also talk about Topé's upbringing as the son of Nigerian immigrants in Utah, some of the awards he received and how Oprah Winfrey was kind of his guardian angel for a little while. This podcast is Blacktastic.
Buy Topé's novel, A Particular Kind of Black Man
Produced, Recorded, Edited and Mixed by Panama Jackson
Intro: "Morning Rituals" by Berto Antonio
Outro: "LMK" by Berto Antonio
Music used by permission from Berto Antonio's 2020 release, WRTHY, available on all streaming platforms.