Point NoirMar 19, 2019
S. 84 - A Special Celebration
Today we have some Point Noir first that we can't wait to share with you all. Joining us are Patty Hutchison and Roosevelt Edwards, the mother and uncle of one of our alumni Cedric Hutchison. They share their journey since Ced's passing as well as update us on the amazing projects they've created through their experience. You can find them at www.cedinthecityforever.com and @cedinthecityforever. This is a session unlike any other... don't forget your beveraage of choice :)
S. 83 - What Are Ships Built For?
Well hey there travel fam! We're back just in time to close out the year with an intimate, unedited session from your favourite host, Kimono Jack. Not much more to say besides thank you for your patience and we'll talk again soon!
S. 82 - Flight of the Devoted Composer feat. Jonathan Scales
S.81 - A Different Kind Of Celebration
Welp.. 2 years are approaching quickly for us and the world is turning as fast as ever. Kimono Jack goes solo on this one to talk about the state of affairs and why it's still dope to be in this space with you all. If you want to skip the talk and go straight to the fun, grab your FREE ticket for our 2 year celebration at www.june19.eventbrite.com! Take care out there :)
S. 80 - The Man, The Maestro, The Musiqologist feat. Guthrie Ramsey
S. 79 - Hike A Mile In The Prodigy's Shoes
Joining us today at the point is a literal trial-blazer, Tyler Lau aka The Prodigy (@hikingprodigy). His accomplishments in the hiking world are the stuff of legend, but his dedication to the outdoors, and taking up space are equally important. Sit in for a spell and learn some of the lessons he's encountered along his journey, and how he feels men of color can benefit from the outdoors as well. You won't want to miss this one!
S. 78 - Meet You At The Top feat. Brandin Gause
S. 77 - The Triumphant Return of Cory J! feat @coryj_adventures
The young man joining us today is no stranger to the platform. He was our second guest, and our first passport winner Cory J Adventures! Listen to all he's been up to since receiving his passport, and how he almost didn't make it back after his second trip abroad. Also check out his youtube channel Cory J Adventures as well as his IG for more travel content @coryj_adventures. Also in platform news, we'll be moving to a bi-monthly format, so we'll have more dope transformative travel stories for you in two weeks. Be safe and take care y'all!
S. 76 - The Nuanced Art of Living pt.2 feat. David Andrade
Continuing our conversation from last week, David Andrade aka @thecousindave returns to conclude our chat. Also we celebrate Martinique (Marty) Lewis for women’s history month because she is the definition of diversity and inclusion in the travel space. Find her on IG at @marty_sandiego. Not only is she passionate, creative, and persistent, but she is literally opening doors through her experience and professionalism... thank you! Make sure you subscribed and are following on Twitter and Instagram @pointnoirshow.
S. 75 - Cutting Up with The Cousin Dave pt.1 feat. David Andrade
**Special Session** - Covering COVID 19/Coronavirus feat. Dr. Flanagan
Black History Month Special 2020
S. 74 - Travel Is Not My Escape feat. Ronnell Perry
Joining us today is traveler and culture advocate Ronnell Perry (@afrobuenaventura)! From serving in the Peace Corps, to leading his own transformative trips, he shares with us just a slice of his knowledge and we know you're going to love it! Make sure to read through his blog and check out the upcoming trips he's leading at his website www.afrobuenaventura.com ! Enjoy your stay at The Point
S. 73 - Recipe For Greatness feat. Lavar Thomas
S. 72 - Tiny Home On The Range feat. William Gaines
Festival knees, teenagers in China, tiny homes, the importance of hydration... cop a squat and enjoy this week's adventuresome guest, William Gaines!
S. 71 - Skill Stacked (pt.II) feat. Dexter Thomas
The fiesta continues with Dexter Thomas (@dexdigi) in part II! Dexter is a traveler, writer, PhD candidate, correspondent for Vice media and at this time rocks one of the cleanest flat tops in the game! Hear the end of our convo and be prepared to think a little (or a lot)... a lot of gems coming up!
S. 70 - Skill Stacked (pt.1) feat. Dexter Thomas
Our featured guest for the first ever TWO PART session is Dexter Thomas (@dexdigi)! Dexter is a traveler, writer, PhD candidate, correspondent for Vice media and at this time rocks one of the cleanest flat tops in the game! From his teenage experiences in Japan to his reporting done around the world... we chop it up as well as two observers of culture might. Stay tuned next week for part two!
S. 69 - Heritage of Courage, Soul of Curiosity feat. Rondel Holder
Joining us today is marketing guru, podcast host, and adventurer Rondel Holder (@kingronthedon)! You may recognize him from his podcast Soul Society 101 (@soulsociety) where he's been encouraging community and travel for all members of the African diaspora. We talk about his adventurer origin story, his journey home to Africa, and the future of travel content for the community. Get ready!
S. 68 Living Inside Out feat. Joshua McCoy
S. 67 - 2019 Recap/2020 Preview
S.66 - The Blackalachian feat. Daniel White
Everything you didn't know you needed to know about the outdoors is being brought to you today by Daniel White (@theblackalachain) AKA The Blackalachian. From hiking the entire Appalachian trail to trekking bogs in Scotland, his perspective and story is one not to be missed. Tune in!
*Edited by Wize Grazette (icn.dj)
S.65 - A Dream Come True feat. Jack Whitmill Jr.
If today's guest seems familiar... it's because Jackie (@sirjvice) is another one of our passport winners here to share his first international experience! Already an accomplished professional drummer, Jackie was invited to Paris to play for one of his musical heroes and caught quite a bit of the Parisian experience in the process. Grab that refreshing beveraage, find a comfy chair, sit back and enjoy today's session.
S.64 - Spiritual Selfie feat. Kory Williams
Joining us today is the talented Kory Williams (@korywilliams). From his first trip (just three years ago) to his most recent adventure, he has cultivated an appetite for making international moves and has the talent to capture it on camera. You'll hear how his travel perspectives have shifted and what new adventures await... you won't want to miss this!
S.63 - Known Name In The Travel Game feat. Leroy Tyler IV
S.62 - Adventures In The Key of Bb feat. Daniel Gerona
What's better than an adventurer traveling the world playing music? Two! Joining us today at Point Noir HQ is Daniel Gerona (@danielgerona), musician and adventurer extraordinaire! We toast a few refreshing beverages and talk travel, Filipino food and culture. If you're hip to get a taste of what all of this travel has brought him check out his pop-up food concept Not Your Lola's (@notyourlolas) and witness it for yourself. This is another great one... tune in!
S.61 - Crafting Community feat. CJ Goulding
Do you love the outdoors? We sure do! Meet CJ Goulding (@goulding_jr) a brother who is not only diversifying the outdoors but building community while doing it. We talk about the benefits of nature for men of color and all people, as well as some top tips for navigating potential challenges. We have a tonne of fun with this one. Bring your camping gear, another great session awaits!
S.60 - Proud to be BLACK feat. Lionel Hamilton
It's another passport winner session! Joining us today at The Point is recent passport winner Lionel Hamilton (@l.hamilton5084) here to tell us all about his first trip abroad! You can feel the energy in his voice as he describes his time in Cartagena, Colombia taking in all of the sights, bites, and culture. This is a fun one... sit back and relax, you're home at The Point!
S.59 - The Only Real Good feat. Bashir Mussa
Winner's Circle #3
S.58 - The Power of Shifting Gears feat. Nick Barreiro
S.57 - Kimono Chronicles - Paris Pt. 1
S.56 - Priest of Positivity feat. Phil Calvert
S.55 - The Travel Life Hits Different feat. Gabe Sheffield
S.54 - Wordly Wisdom, Local Action feat. Wize Grazette
S.53 - The Chubby Diaries feat. Jeff Jenkins
S.52: The Podaversary! + Kimono Chronicles feat. Kimono Jack
S.51: Modeling & Practice feat. José Guadalupe Adonis Gonzalés Rosales
S.50: Goodness Going Global feat. Goodness Daramola
S.49: Solo Globe Trotter feat. Roobens Fils
S.48: Sheeps Is Life feat. Alex Piechowski-Beget
S.47: Why Wait?! feat. Kevin Pollard
S.46: The Iranian Nomad feat. Ali
S.45: Travel Within Yourself feat. Gabbok Bokongo
Welcome to the Point! Joining us today is Gabbok Bokongo (@gabbok17) a lifelong adventurer. Follow his journey from the unique and unfortunate conditions of his first trips abroad, to his inspiring father-daughter trips around the globe today. His voice is one all his own, and you'll love how direct and to the point he is about his observations and philosophy on traveling. As always.. this is another keeper!