Kyrie Irving just recently returned to the Brooklyn Nets starting lineup after serving a seven game suspension for a tweet that shook up the world. Week's ago, Kyrie Tweeted a link to the documentary From Hebrews To Negros, which is thought of as an anti-Semitic film. Kyrie didn't apologize until after he was suspended. In addition to his suspension, he was given a list of corrective actions to complete before he could return to the court. Black America is unhappy with what happened to Kyrie, but there isn't much we can do to help him. Let's see what Joe and Pat have to say.
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast, Joe & Pat are joined by Professor Carl Tone Jones, as they discuss the Malika Andrews saga. Malika Andrews is gaining a reputation for having hatred against black male athletes. She seems to go out of her way to highlight any negativity surrounding any black male athletes. She was exposed to the public during her failed attempt to protect guilty women during the uncovering of Ime Udoka's cheating. When the Boston Celtic's interim head coach was introduced to the world, Malika decided to tell us about his criminal past. She did the same thing covering the death of NBA player Adreian Payne. She straight trippin!!!
Oh Hell Naw!!! Reports have come out alleging that former NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre, is involved in taking welfare money to build a volleyball stadium for Sothern Mississippi University. This is wild. The quarterback who made over $100,00,000 as an NFL player is resulting to taking from the poor to build a $5 million stadium for his daughter. Wow. Tune in!!
Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears are trippin. I mean trippin hard. Recently Areis Spears said negative remarks about Lizzo in an interview. Following his remarks, the public became aware of a skit he and Tiffany Haddish did years ago. The skit was said to bring awareness to child sexual abuse, but the way the skit was made, it seems as if they were promoting child sexual abuse. They are being sued by the young boy in the skit and his sister who are adults now. The children are adults now and are seeking civil and criminal law suits from my understanding. check out what Pat and Joe have to say.
This episode of the Freedom Train Podcast. Pat & Joe cover the story of an Atlanta woman being arrested in a park after midnight. The woman was accompanied by a man in an Atlanta park last month. A police officer approaches the two to issue them tickets for being in the park after dark. The gentleman complied with the officer, but the woman refused to comply and was arrested. After the arrest, the woman's sister posted a video of the arrest making it seem like she was unlawfully arrested, but when the full body cam video was released, the woman was found to be in the wrong. Check this out!!!
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast, Joe and Pat discuss a crazy ass CPS worker who was encouraging a teenage black girl to become a prostitute. The teen girl was one of nine children to her mother, because the mother could not properly care the the girl she was placed in foster care. While in foster care, she reported to he mother that one of the CPS workers had repeatedly encouraged her to sell her body. The teen told her mother then recorded the CPS worker telling her to sell her body. Tune in!!!
Pastor Carlton Funderburke needs his damn watch from his congregation. This past week, a video went viral of Pastor Funderburke reminding his congregation that they have yet to purchase his Movado watch from Sam's. He called them broke and told them to give up the money they use to feed and entertain themselves and give him the money because God would want that. A few days later, the pastor released an apology video saying the video doesn't represent his true character. Tune in!!
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat cover the Janee Pedescleaux saga. Janee allegedly stabbed her two children, ending the life of one. According to a news report, the father of the children was attempting to gain full-custody of the children because he did think the children were safe. Tune in!!!
On this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Pat & Joe react to the @justperlythings YouTube channel. The topic is do men receive unconditional love? If so, who gives them unconditional love? What's more important for a man, love or respect? Does a man have to become someone valuable to be worthy of love? These are the questions the gentlemen have an answer to this episode. Tune in.
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast, Joseph interviews Mr. Josh Johnson. Mr. Johnson is running for the Leon County Commission seat in the upcoming elections. He is also an educator and art advocate, being the president of the 621 Art Gallery in Tallahassee, FL.
As a teacher, small business owner, and community advocate I truly believe in the word investment. It is a word that I live by and have tried to exhibit all of my life. Leon County is an incredible place and I am rooted in my community and ready to serve.
Like so many folks across Leon County I am ready for a new day in our local government, a day that invests in each and every one of us, not just political insiders and the well-connected.
TOGETHER WE WILL
Click here to access Mr. Johnson's website
From Broken To Beautiful
SILA LOTT is an author, writer, and mother of two beautiful boys. She believes in encouraging, uplifting, and inspiring heartbroken women with the word of God and her testimony. She manages an inspirational Facebook page and website titled: Sil.Inspiration. Sila is also a student at Florida State University. Sila has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. and hopes to inspire single mothers that they too can still fulfill their dreams and reach their goals despite emotional setbacks and life trials. Sila currently resides in Tallahassee, FL and is a proud member of Oasis Christian Center. Follow at: www.silalottbooks.com
From Broken to Beautiful: A Self-Help Guide to Heal From Heartbreak aims to encourage, uplift, and inspire heartbroken women through the word of God and inspirational testimony. In these pages you will learn:
· How to have a good attitude and think more positively about your situation
· How to forgive so you can let go of the pain and experience peace
· How to love yourself again so that you can be happy alone
· How to detox from your past so you can experience healing in your heart
· How to remain joyous so you no longer feel controlled by your feelings
· How to be encouraged and seek after God’s purpose in your life
· How to refuse negativity so you do not look back, but keep moving forward
You can order my book online through Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Broken-Beautiful-Self-Help-Guide-Heartbreak/dp/1633573184/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2MOAJW12TWLC9&keywords=from+broken+to+beautiful+a+self-help+guide&qid=1657594680&sprefix=from+broken+to+beautiful+a+self-help+guide%2Caps%2C77&sr=8-1
Ericka J. Cromartie, is the head Girls’ Basketball Coach at Florida A&M University
Developmental Research School, where she ensures each team member masters the skills
of playing basketball through exposure to the game.
Coach Cromartie is the daughter of Jerome and Claudette Cromartie and a current
resident of Midway, Florida. Her mom played a strong leadership role in her community
which inspired her to get involved and give back to her community. The city of Midway
maybe a small city, but its traditions, atmosphere, and community support makes it much
bigger at heart.
Following Ericka’s graduation in 2001 from FAMU DRS, she attended Miles College in
Birmingham, Alabama on a four-year basketball scholarship. Upon graduating from Miles
College, Ericka returned to the state of Florida to attend The Florida State University,
where she earned a Master’s Degree in Physical Education. Ericka began her teaching and
coaching career in 2008 at Crossroad Academy Charter School in Quincy, Florida. In
2012-13, Ericka was given the opportunity to teach at her alma mater (FAMU DRS) and
earned her second Masters Degree in Sport Management from Florida Agriculture and
Mechanical University (Fall 2013).
During the 2014-15 seasons, she began coaching girls’ basketball at FAMU DRS, in which her
team won the 2A State Championship and she was voted the “2A Coach of the Year.” The
following season (2015-16) season, her team won back to back State Championships, and she
again was voted “2A Coach of the Year”. At the end of the 2016-17 seasons, Ericka Cromartie
led her team to the state championship for the third time, becoming the first team of any sport
in Tallahassee, FL to win three championships in a row. In 2017, Coach Cromartie was named
the Florida 3A Girls Basketball Coach of the Year (third coach of the year award) and was
named the “2017 Florida Girls Basketball Coach of the Year!” In 2018, Coach Cromartie lead a
young, but talented team to the 2018 3A State Final Four! This made a total of 4 State
Appearances in 4 Years! Coach Cromartie thanks GOD for giving her the opportunity to mentor
and coach student athletes to become the best they can be. Finally, in 2019, 2020, & 2021, 2022
Coach Cromartie lead her team to more Final Four appearances making 8 Final Four appearances in 8 Years. Coach Cromartie was also named the 2021 All Big Bend Coach of the
Year! Since Coach Cromartie has been to FAMU DRS, at least one of her players has signed a
Basketball Scholarship every year under leadership. Her motto is, “Its bigger than basketball!’
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat tackle the controversial topic of the overturning of Roe v. Wade. The U.S. Supreme Court reached the decision to reverse the Roe v. Wade decision, giving the decision to allow abortions to the states, no longer being regulated on a federal level. In addition to the debates over abortion rights, the Supreme court made decisions on 11 other topics that affects our every day lives. Yes, we should give abortion rights our attention, nut not our full attention, to the extent that most of us have no idea what other decisions were made. IS America falling a part in-front of our faces, but we are too blind to see what's happening in our faces? Tune in!!
Supreme Court Decisions:
On May 23rd, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, and declared by Clarence Thomas, that the Federal Courts can no longer review evidence to help overturn convictions where inadequate legal representation was present. This would mean the number of innocent going to prison will increase. Innocent people will suffer at the hands of lame ass representation. This is something that will greatly affect black communities and others who have a history of being failed by the justice system. Tune in!!
During the 2022 Southern Baptist Convention, leaders within the Southern Baptist churches released a 205 page list of alleged sexual predators that spans 20 years. More than 700 cases of alleged sexual abuse were documented from 2000 to 2019, but the list was hidden from the proper authorities. Even though the alleged abuse was known by church officials, the list was still kept hidden. Because of the secrecy, more children became victims of sexual abuse. Now the list is public and the names of the alleged predators are public record now. Moving forward, how will the church learn to protect it's children from current and future sexual predators? Tune in to hear what Joe & Pat have to say.
List of Alleged Southern Baptist Sexual Predators: https://sbcec.s3.amazonaws.com/FINAL+-+List+of+Alleged+Abusers+-+SBC+REDACTED.pdf
A few weeks ago, comedian Mo'Nique went slap off on comedian D.L. Hughley during a comedy show in Detroit. Originally, Mo'Nique stated that she went off on him because of a contract dispute. Then she said she went off because she had a vendetta against him because of things he said in the past. D.L. Hughley offered her the spot to perform in HIS comedy show in Detroit. So Mo'Nique accepted the invitation to perform with D.L. just to go on stage and attack him verbally. This is ugly and Joe & Pat are giving their opinions. Tune in!!
In this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast, Joe & Pat react to social media influencer and comedian B. Simone, as she criticizes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In a podcast discussion, B. Simone decided to analyze the life and accusations of Dr. King cheating on his wife. She said he wasn't a great man because of the allegations of infidelity. Her criticism of Dr. King rubbed a lot of people the wrong way because it seemed as if she was saying we shouldn't hold Dr. King in high regards because of the alleged infidelity, while she is benefiting from his life's work. Tune in to see what the gentlemen have to say.
In this episode of the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe & Pat analyze the Buffalo and Uvalde shootings. Within a two week period, two armed gunmen killed a great number of people in mass shootings. The Buffalo shooting was race based, and we are still learning more about the Uvalde shooter. Once again Americans are battling in the gun control debate. Joe and Pat believes the focus should be on restricting the ease of buying guns, and creating a culture that doesn't produce domestic terrorist. How can we better protect our fellow Americans, how can we end racism? Tune in!!
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat get some things off of their chests about the state of the black community. Across the board, black America is riddled with disparities, in conjunction with systematic racism. We have more children born into single parent homes, we don't own or control anything in America, our wealth is declining, our health is declining, but a large number of black people think we are progressing. The gentlemen have used statistics over the years to prove the conditions of black America, but the narrative is we are closing the wealth gap and growing as a people. This episode is the gentlemen giving perspective on the conditions of black America, via a slight rant. Tune in!!
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat get into the Amber Heard Johnny Deep trial. Originally, Johnny Deep was said to be the perpetrator of intimate partner violence against Amber Heard. Johnny was guilty in the court of public opinion, he even lost many acting jobs. Years later, evidence surfaces which allegedly points to Amber Heard as the perpetrator of intimate partner violence. The gentlemen are reacting to information learned through the legal proceedings and the seemingly unraveling of Heard, may be what Depp needs to clear his name. Tune in!!!
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat go on a rant about the trash relationship condition between black men and black women. Is this the end of black marriages, black families, and black America? The death of Mr. Kevin Samuels further revealed the rift between black women and black men. Unrealistic expectations, childishness, lack of unity, lack of self/group esteem, lack of family, lack of resources, and black people just not giving a damn, are factors contributing to the decline of black America. We can see things are bad, what will we do about it?
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat are covering the story of the alleged sex cult leader, Eligio Bishop aka Nature Boy, was arrested for rape, false imprisonment and three counts of “prohibition on nude or sexually explicit electronic transmissions, according to DeKalb County Police Department. Over the past few weeks a few former members of Nature Boy's cult Carbon Nation spoke out about the abuse they suffered at the hands of Nature Boy. His wife is one of the people speaking out against him about how he imprisoned and abused her. The cult was in existence for over 10 years and Nature Boy was able to manipulate the members of Carbon Nation to support his cult. Tune in to see what the gentlemen have to say.
The year 2022 has brought a lot of emotions and controversy surrounding women's colligate swimming. Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas is the center of the controversy because of her competition in and dominance of women's swimming. Many of the ladies competing against Lia feel they have no chance to win, no matter how hard they train. Many other swimmers feel that Lia should be able to compete because there is no biological advantage. Lia was a low-ranked swimmer when she competed against men for 3 years. Competing against women for 1 year and she is the most dominant swimmer in the sport. Tune in!!!
Former star quarterback for the Houston Texans Deshaun Watson, will not face criminal charges and is now the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. After 22 civil lawsuits were filed against Deshaun Watson on April 15, 2021, alleging sexual assault, a grand jury decided no criminal charges will be filed against Watson after reviewing all of the evidence available. Days after Watson was found not guilty, he was traded to the Cleveland Browns and earned a $250 million contract. What will Watson's future hold? 22 civil suits are still against him, and the NFL's investigation is not completed.
A few Sundays ago the Oscars had its most memorable moment. Will Smith slapped Chris Rock after Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith. Over the last 3 years, the marriage of Will and Jada was the subject of much public discussion, because of the conversations at Jada's Red Table Talk show. From the show, we learned Jada had an "entanglement" with R&B singer August Since Jada and Will's entanglement conversation much of Smith's marriage was made public via the Red Table show. as a result of the Smith's information being revealed. Will and Jada's marriage has become a joke on social media. Many believe that the stress from the marriage and the jokes about the marriage are what set Will Smith off at the Oscars. Others believe that Chris Rock had it coming because of his joke about Jada. Tune in to see what Joe and Pat have to say.
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