Season 2: Episode 14 - Black Life White Wife

April 4, 2018

Is it a contradiction to be hugely supportive of "your people," but not be married to "your people?" Some people believe so; I'm not one of those people. In this episode I discuss my interracial marriage.

Credits:
• Intro: Balmorhea; "Remembrance”
• Song 1: Scarface; "Smartz"
• Song 2: Corinne Bailey Rae; ” Like a Star"
• Song 3: Klara Louise; “Woman Woman (piano cover)”

Contact me: cj@normalizedpodcast.com
Website: normalizedpodcast.comSe

Season 2: Episode 13 - Come Clean

April 4, 2018

Being the host of the Normalized Podcast has been an unbelievable experience, but in order to maintain the trust I've gained from my audiance, I must come clean about my struggles with sobriety.

Credits:
• Intro: Scareface; “Smartzl”
• Song 1: Hopsin; " Fly"
• Song 2: Frances; ” Grow"

Contact me: cj@normalizedpodcast.com
Website: normalizedpodcast.com

Season 2: Episode 12 - The Anger

April 4, 2018

In the Season 2 premier I express the anger that has been plaguing me since the election of 45.

Credits:
• Intro: Scareface; “Smartzl”
• Song 1: Fat Joe; " The Shit is Real"
• Song 2: DMX; ” Who We Be"
• Song 3: Dionne Warwick; “What the World Needs Now is Love”

Contact me: cj@normalizedpodcast.com
Website: normalizedpodcast.com

Season 1: Episode 11 - Well it Must be True

April 4, 2018

In this episode I discuss even after being stereotyped myself, I still stereotype others, but is is always wrong?

Credits:
• Song 1: Your Favorite Martian; " The Stereotype Song"
• Intro Masta Ace; “Beautiful”
• Song 2: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis " A Wake"
• Song 3: John the Rajin Cajun Jones; ” I'm Only Human After All"
• Outro: Gang Starr; “Moment of Truth”

Contact me: cj@normalizedpodcast.com
Website: normalizedpodcast.com

Season 1: Episode 10 - Redshift

April 4, 2018

I'm no longer a church going person, but now having two daughters I wonder if I should be getting my family more engaged in church. In this episode I discuss religion and my spirituality.

• Intro Masta Ace; “Beautiful”
• Song 1: Kendrick Lamar; "Pride"
• Book Reading: Lalla Ward; ”The Magic of Reality," Chapter 7
• Song 2: Citizen Cope; “Let the Drummer Kick”
• Song 3: Matisyahu “I will be Light”
• Song 4: B.O.B “Stanley Kurbrick”

Contact me: cj@normalizedpodcast.com
Website: normalizedpodcast.com

Season 1: Episode 9 - Chuck is Disgruntled

April 4, 2018

Does workplace discrimination/racism still happen? Of course, but not always how you may imagine it. In this episode I discuss the questionable experiences I've had in the workplace.

• Intro Masta Ace; “Beautiful”
• Song 1: Big Bill Broonzy; " Black, Brown and White"
• Song 2: Lupe Fiasco; ” Till I Get There"
• Outro: Gang Starr; “Moment of Truth”

Contact me: cj@normalizedpodcast.com
Website: normalizedpodcast.com

Season 1: Episode 8 - Lamar Odom

April 4, 2018

Many times in life my inability to cope with my emotions led to a vicious cycle of self doubt. In this episode I discuss my struggles with mental illness and alcoholism.

Credits:
• Song 1: The Weekend; “Dark Times”
• Song 2: Balmorhea; “Theme 1”
• Outro: Gang Starr; “Moment of Truth”

Contact me: cj@normalizedpodcast.com
Website: normalizedpodcast.com

Season 1: Episode 7 - Me and the Cops

April 4, 2018

In this episode I discuss my run-ins with the police in Germantown and Baltimore Maryland. Was it my race or actions that led to these encounters. Or was it both? Whatever the cause, I still feel the consequences today.
Credits:
• Intro Masta Ace; “Beautiful”
• Song 1: Young Jeezy; " Talk to Em"
• Song 2: Buffalo Springfield; ” For What its Worth"
• Outro: Gang Starr; “Moment of Truth”

Season 1: Episode 6 - Choices

April 4, 2018

In the episode I discus how my daughter’s birth reminded me of a life altering event which occurred 16 years ago. As with many things in life, this event was caused by a string of unfortunate decisions.

Credits:
• Intro Masta Ace; “Beautiful”
• Song 1: Live; “Lighting Crashes”
• Song 2: Lauryn Hill; “To Zion”
• Outro: Gang Starr; “Moment of Truth”

Season 1: Episode 5 - Conflicts Part 2

April 4, 2018

Doing things just to be accepted by others had begun to take its toll on me both physically and emotionally. My actions always had consequences, but sometimes it took years for them to be realized. I had done many things to be accepted by others, now I had to accept the truth about myself.

Credits:
Intro: Dilated Peoples; “Worst comes to worst” (Instrumental)
Song 1: Eric Bibb; "Every Wind in the River"
Song 2: Makaveli; "Krazy" (Instrumental)
Song 3: Miguel; "Whats normal anyway"

Contact me: cj@normalizedpodcast.com
Website: normalizedpodcast.com