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The Show About Stuff: The Stephen Davis Show

A fun show about history, performing arts, music and television and films host by Stephen Davis, business exective and playwrite. Two of the sponsors is WHEN THE BREAK HAPPENED IN ORANGEBURG COUNTY (www.thebreakinorangeburg.com)...a new play written by Stephen Davis which is coming to off Broadway in New York later this year and...THE_BREAK_STORE (www.thebreakstore.com), an online store. On our first podcast...you will be told what "The Break" means!ūüėČ It will have guests, including descendants of the characters of the play. Sit back and enjoy...stuff!ūü§ó

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 My guest is Aminata Njeri, an author, having just recently released a book entitled "Whispers of Wisdom",  a  Pastor,  a leaderologist,  She is the Executive Vice President of Bryan Educational Leadership Group. She has imparted her pearls of leadership wisdom to over 100,000 people. This is a magnificent episode the magnifies the theme of this Podcast, "Progress Despite Obstacles." It is a story of a teenaged mother on welfare, whose mother and her domestically abused by father, abused by her her husband who threaten to kill her. She was raped by her best friend's husband... she did exactly as Maya Angelou wrote..."and still I rise." She became the first in her family to attend and graduate from college. Her story is an inspiration to all.You should not miss this episode. It is so wonderful!  Produced, directed, edited and host by Stephen E Davis.
55:23 2/22/24
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My guest is North Carolina native Dr Dee Banks, MD.ūüĎŹ Dr Banks is an infectious specialist who has been at the frontline of health care of two of the most deadly epidemics in human history...HIV/Aids and Covid-19. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Her story is fascinating, dramatic, yet so funny. Take time to see a great episode.ūüĎŹ I am sure you will love it. ūü§óProduced, directed, edited and host by Stephen E Davis.
61:34 2/15/24
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My guest... Award winner International seasoned performer/vocalist Berklee's own Alumni with honors, Grammy Voting member, flourishing multi talented pianist,and guitarist ,Whitney Marchell Jackson has performed at prominent concert events for the World Cup ,Dusit Dubai Hotel, United Nations, Apollo, New York Blue Note, Parkers Thompson Hotel, Berklee on Campus (standing ovation),Pier 84, Rutgers University, Numerous venues and festivals in Japan, Hawaii ,Canada,and USA. Music in Jazz, American, Songbook, blues,latin and some pop standards. Whitney Marchell Jackson had a credited acting and pianist role where they won the Best Feature Film at the QueerX Film Festival 2022 for Poets are the Last Destroyers. She worked with Dee Dee Bridgwater (duet)Art Deco Festival, Quincy Jones, Wayne Newton,Herbie Hancock, Opened For KISS, Bill Withers, Donny Hathoway, and has recorded three albums. Recently,on Channel 13 with a interview and performance . Receives international radio air play for her last three albums. Marchell Plays piano and guitar ASCAP songwriter. Teaches where students have been on movie Harriet, Tina Turner Boradway show, And received 100 plays on the radio. Whitney also is now taking the vocal performace undergraduate program at berklee. JazzTimes magazine quotes Whitney as a "Formidable singer with a scorched soulful Jazz sound."  She always has a great audience attendance,reviews and helps promote her gigs on radio and social media. A marvelously funny, wonderful episode.Produced, directed, edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis 
57:27 2/8/24
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"Give Me Just A More Time"! Beach Music at its best. Sounds of the 70's with guest Ken Knox, Thomas Hunter, Brandon Stevens...Chairmen of the Board and their musical director... Jerry "Midas" Hardison. A marvelous, nostalgic episode with a 70's group who are still doing it!!! Enjoy! Produced, directed, written and host by Stephen E Davis.
61:02 2/1/24
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Andrew Ramroop, OBE  is a Master Bespoke Tailor who owns the very famous Maurice Sedwell Tailor Company on trendy and famous Savile Row in London. This is a heart warming and inspiring story of "Progress despite Obstacles". A must hear episode! Produced, directed, written, edited and hosted by Stephen E. Davis.
67:47 1/25/24
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Grab a beverage, a comfortable chair and listen to the poignant, heartfelt yet super funny conversation with Carlyle G Leach, author of SIX DAYS IN DECEMBER...My Father's Journey Home. Carlyle's father, Dr. Thomas Leach was a larger than life character and this tome captures very elegantly and lovingly his wonderful qualities in the last 6 days of his life. All of us have or will experience the death of a loved one. This is a wonderful example of how to deal with those sad moments. Not to be missed! It is my great hope you view this conversation and then go out and buy Carlyle's book!ūüĎŹūü§ó ‚̧¬†Produced, directed, edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis.
59:04 1/18/24
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A marvelously enlightening and heart warming episode of the struggles and triumph of two wonderfully gifted and determined creative people. Singer/songwriter, producer Keira Wesley-Busher who resenting released her debut album SONIC COMFORT and Award Winning Film Producer/Director/Actor Kenya Cagle, Present of Caglevision, whose new film on Amazon Prime, MY KING, has won Best Drama at the Couch Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival among others. Wonderful conversation with both.Produced, directed and host by Stephen E Davis
63:36 1/11/24
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My guest is Elizabeth Van Dyke...the Producing Director of Woodie King's New Federal Theater in New York...is an award-winning producer, actress, and director who has directed plays all over the country and received honors for her work. It's a wonderful,¬† thought- provoking study of the American Theater and it's inner workings of creating and staging of a play production... a must- hear!ūüĎŹProduced, directed and host by Stephen E Davis
54:27 1/4/24
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My guests are Valerie Graves and Toni Borrero , Pioneers in the World of Advertising for Women of Color... Valerie on the creative side and Toni on the business side. They have fascinating stories about their lives, choosing to navigate a white male dominated industry during the 70's and 80's and succeeding despite obstacles. Dramatic... yet so funny! Take time to see it.ūüĎŹ You will love it.¬†Produced, directed and host by Stephen E Davis
84:39 12/28/23
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Part 2 of a powerful episode about two professionals Frank Wheaton, Esq and Dr Robert Jamison, Phd. Both gentleman have had not just one amazing career but have overcome many adversities that were heartbreaking but so inspirational the way they overcame them. Wonderful episode! Stephen E Davis...Producer, Director, Writer and Host.
46:11 12/21/23
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A poignant, heartwarming yet truly inspiring story of two professionals...Frank Wheaton, Esq and Robert Jamison, Phd. You will truly cry, laugh and clap as these two men truly brings to life our mantra "Progress despite Obstacles". A must listen to episode...Part 2.Produced, directed and host by Stephen E Davis. 
46:11 12/14/23
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A marvelous episode with my friends actress Sheila Frazier-Atchison, Tony nominated actress Starletta DuPois and Margaret Bush Ware, former personal assistant to the legendary Sammy Davis, Jr. Three "fine" ladies with such Hollywood wonderful stories! Sheila was the gorgeous actress featured in movie "Superfly" and the talent coordinator for Black Entertainment Televison. Starletta was nominated for a Tony for here Broadway role in The Mighty Gents. She is a veteran actress of over 50 films working with a Who's who of Hollywood. Margaret was not only the legendary Sammy Davis Jr personal assistant but also the talent coordinator of his television show. It's a marvelous episode. Enjoy! ūü§óProduced, directed and hosted by Stephen E Davis.¬†
51:54 12/7/23
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My guest, Bobby Sanabria, is a 7 time Grammy nominee. He is noted drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, conductor, producer, documentary filmmaker, bandleader...and most important to me, educator. He has played with some of the all time greats, including Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Ruben Blades, Randy Brecker, to named a few. He was named Percussionist of the Year in 2011 and 2013 by Jazz Journalist Association. He has a radio show in the New York area entitled, "Latin Jazz Cruise" on WBGO FM (wbgo.org). Simply a magnificent episode not to be missed! Produced, directed, edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis.  
59:19 11/30/23
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My guest is former Essence Executive Editor and author Audrey Edwards, who has written a delightful book entitled "American Runaway ".  The book is about her leaving her home in Brooklyn NY to move to Paris on 1/19/21 because Donald Trump was being inaugurated POTUS. Fascinating book and a marvelous read. Produced, written, directed and host by Stephen E Davis.
44:34 11/23/23
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My guests are: Joseph N Jackson, inventor of the cable remote control and other inventions: Carlton Brown, architect and Real Estate Developer; and John Atcheson, Hair Salon Owner/ Operator. A marvelously funny yet informative episode. You will love the wonderful conversation!Produced, directed, edited and host by Stephen E Davis
58:11 11/16/23
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This is a heart warming, enlightening and a very personal conversation with the King of Black Theater on Broadway, WOODIE KING JR! He founded and operated the New Federal Theater in New York City for 51 years until his retirement. The Theater is still going strong. I do thank this giant of a man to allow me to record him for my show. Guests include ¬†Broadway Tony nominated STARLETTE DUPOIS and "TV'S" Love Boat "Issac" TED LANGE. ¬†Sit back and ¬†listen on Podcast to this terrific, historic conversation... you will love it. ūü§óProduced, directed, edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis.
51:20 11/9/23
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My Guest is KIM WESTON-MORAN, Actress/Producer/Director/Teacher. Kim is CEO of RA/RHYTHMCOLOR Associates and Founder/Producing Artistic Director of POTPOURRI! World Works Series, in it’s 8th year. She was Associate Prod. for the National Black Touring Circuit for 7 yrs.A veteran award-winning actress known for her character work. Kim has shared the stage with phenomenal artists, including: Minnie Gentry, Bill Gunn, Roxie Roker, Phyllcia Rashad, Gylan Kain, Patricia O’Connell, Anthony Chisholm, Ellen Dolan, S. Epatha Merkinson, Charles Weldon, Barbara Montgomery, Reggie Montgomery, Marjorie Johnson, Count Stovall, Bill Cobbs, Dominique Morisseau and Darnell Williams. It is a great episode that evokes wonderful memories of being in the theater in New York City in the 70's forward. And you get to know who her famous father was!
69:09 11/2/23
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Dr. Randall Maxey, MD, PhD is an experienced physician specializing in internal medicine, nephrology, and cardiovascular pharmacology offering 40+ years of clinical practice and clinical and bench research in developing health services for populations of color, including in the continental US, US territories, and the continent of Africa. He is the past President and Chairman of the Board of the National Medical Association (NMA), and the founder and CEO of the Black Health Trust, which provides credible health information regarding health disparities in COVID-19, provided by a panel of nationally recognized physician experts in over 20 specialties, which has a reach of over 10,000 viewers. He has extensive experience with developing and growing medical and healthcare membership organizations including the National Medical Association, NMA/AMA Commission to Eliminate Health Disparities which had over 54 national organizations. Dr. Maxey has made contributions to research regarding the prevention and treatment of renal failure, especially in cases complicated by cardiovascular disease. Produced, directed, edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis
61:13 10/26/23
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The Show About Stuff guests former dancer at the Oakland Opera, David Lee, President of KD New York, who invented Vegetable Cashmere(TM) and Lincoln Berry III, President of Grab Vision Group, inventor of GrabTV. It is a marvelous informative yet funny episode. You will enjoy.Stephen E Davis Producer, Director, Writer and Host. 
73:33 10/19/23
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My guest is B.K. Fulton, former Vice President Mid Atlantic Region, Verizon Communications,  President, Verizon Virgina. He is now a major entrepreneur in film, stage and television investment through his Company, Soulidifly Productions, LLC. His restaging of the iconic production of THE WIZ is due on Broadway in April of 2024.His company, Ario, LLC, an augmented reality productivity software company, invented EZ Reader, the world's first ophthalmologist approved digital reading glasses app. B.K. has been recognized as one of the "50 Most Influential African Americans in Technology."You are going to enjoy this episode!  Produced, directed, Edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis
49:09 10/12/23
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Just a great episode with the marvelous vocalist, producer, actor/director and Banana Puddin' Jazz impresario Rome Neal! He is a stable on the NYC jazz scene. He is know for his laid back jazz style as well as serving Banana pudding at his Banana Puddin" Jazz series beginning in 2003 at the legendary Nuyorican Poet's Cafe in NYC, which he is also Chairman of the Board. Under his leadership they are currently undergoing a $50 million renovation... what a legacy!Produced, directed, edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis.
64:52 10/5/23
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Part 2 of a marvelous conversation with Dr Hattie Washington, tenured professor and former vice president at Coppin State University in Baltimore,. She was the operator of a foster care home, Aunt Hattie's Place. She is also the author of DRIVEN TO SUCCEED and AUNT HATTIE'S COOKBOOK. A simply wonderful episode you don't want to miss!Produced, directed, edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis. 
55:10 9/28/23
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A marvelous conversation with Dr Hattie Washington, tenured professor and former vice president at Coppin State University in Baltimore,. She was the operator of a foster care home, Aunt Hattie's Place. She is also the author of DRIVEN TO SUCCEED and AUNT HATTIE'S COOKBOOK. A simply wonderful episode you don't want to miss!Produced, directed, edited and hosted by Stephen E Davis. 
59:28 9/21/23
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Famed Beverly Hills attorney Frank Wheaton has represented many famous people including Milton Berle and Essie Mae Washington-Williams, the Black daughter of the late segregationist Senator Strom Thurmond from South Carolina. But you will have the pleasure of learning about his truly inspiring different careers. Dr Robert Jamison, Phd, story is about the exhilaration of overcoming one's negative environment and climbing the ladder of success; only to fall to the depths of despair and prison for a charge he says he did not commit;  come even bigger and more successful that before. A wonderful episode produced, directed and host by Stephen E Davis. 
43:38 9/14/23
The Show About Stuff! The Stephen Davis Show
A wonderful episode with Playwright Diane Harris, and Sound designer, actor, director and former NYC police officer David Wright.
43:48 9/7/23
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"Tracing Your Family History"This wonderful episode features LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson Esq, former President of Board for Certification of Geneologists, Dr Jennifer D. Williams, Educator/ School Administrator and Bro Fatiyn (Ernest Stroman), Producer/Host Openline Radio Show, WBLS Radio, New York and of Rev Al Sharpton Radio Shows. This episode highlights my own family discovery and the importance physically, mentally and morally of knowing who you are and where you came from. It is a powerful yet fun episode. You'll love it!ūüĎŹūü§ó
38:00 8/31/23
The Show About Stuff! The Stephen Davis Show
This wonderful episode feature LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson Esq, President of Board for Certification of Geneologists, Dr Jennifer D. Williams, Educator/ School Administrator and Bro Fatiyn (Ernest Stroman), Producer/Host Openline Radio Show, WBLS Radio, New York and of Rev Al Sharpton Radio Shows. This episode highlights my own family discovery and the importance physically, mentally and morally of knowing who you are and where you came from. It is a powerful yet fun episode. You'll love it!‚̧ Enjoyūü§ó
60:01 8/24/23
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The Marvelous McBroom Sisters: Marsha, Dana, Lorelei, Durga...Forces of Nature! Marsha was a model extradinare and is a great educator and humanitarian; Dana an educator at Fashion Institute of Technology in NY, Author of Grace Jones's " Pull Up to the Bumper" and an actress in "Leadbelly"; Lorelei Background Singer with Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart and creator of a new YouTube Video Show "Who Influenced You"?; Durga, Background Singer with Pink Floyd, Blue Pearl, Songwriter and an accomplished actress. Simply a marvelous not to be missed episode.ūüĎŹ
40:13 8/17/23
The Show About Stuff! The Stephen Davis Show
The Marvelous McBroom Sisters: Marsha, Dana, Lorelei, Durga...Forces of Nature! Marsha was a model extradinare and is a great educator and humanitarian; Dana an educator at Fashion Institute of Technology in NY, Author of Grace Jones's " Pull Up to the Bumper" and an actress in "Leadbelly"; Lorelei Background Singer with Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart and creator of a new YouTube Video Show "Who Influenced You"?; Durga, Background Singer with Pink Floyd, Blue Pearl, Songwriter and an accomplished actress. Simply a marvelous not to be missed episode.ūüĎŹ¬†
42:15 8/10/23
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A marvelous episode with my friends actress Sheila Frazier-Atchison, Tony nominated actress Starletta DuPois and Margaret Bush Ware, former personal assistant to the legendary Sammy Davis, Jr. Three "fine" ladies with such Hollywood wonderful stories! Sheila was the gorgeous actress featured in movie "Superfly" and the talent coordinator for Black Entertainment Televison. Starletta was nominated for a Tony for here Broadway role in The Mighty Gents. She is a veteran actress of over 50 films working with a Who's who of Hollywood. Margaret was not only the legendary Sammy Davis Jr personal assistant but also the talent coordinator of his television show. It's a marvelous episode. Enjoy! ūü§óProduced, directed and hosted by Stephen E Davis.¬†
51:54 8/3/23

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