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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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”

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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

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Season 1: Episode 4 - Conflicts Part 1

April 4, 2018

As I hit my teenage years, the effects of my mom losing her job and struggling to make ends meet were starting to take hold. I was extremely insecure and with no father figure to guide me, I began to seek approval and acceptance from others.

Credits:
Intro: Dilated Peoples; “Worst comes to worst” (Instrumental)
Song 1: Smif-N-wessun; "Sound Bwoy Bureill"
Song 2: R. Kelly; "I'm a flirt" (Instrumental)
Outro: Beatnuts; “Do you Believe” (Instrumental)

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

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Season 1: Episode 3 - The Lesson

April 4, 2018

After cheering on my four year old daughter in her soccer game, I realized the most valuable lesson I learned from growing up without a father, was how to be one.

Intro: Dilated Peoples; “Worst comes to worst” (Instrumental)
Song 1: Lupe Fiasco; “He said she said”
Song 2: Jay Z; "Where have you been." (Instrumental)
Song 3: Isreal Kamakawiwo’ole; “Somewhere over the rainbow”
Outro: Beatnuts; “Do you Believe” (Instrumental)

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

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