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Decoding 40

Decoding 40, the podcast where we fearlessly and ferociously explore, debate and laugh at the complex inner workings, issues and thinking of today’s grown a** black men.

Sep 18, 2020

The crew starts this episode with the Check-In and Rick talks homeschooling toddlers via remote learning, Vin decides to get a brand new puppy aka his third dog in the last 10 years, L.O. is on the last episode of This Ghetto House, and  Mack is finding his zen with a therapist and a life coach.

This week we welcome Muta’Ali Muhammad, an award-winning film director from Westchester County, NY.  His latest feature documentary “Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn" aired on HBO in August. His past documentary films include the award-winning "Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee”, which featured notable guests including Harry Belafonte, Alan Alda, and Spike Lee. Muta’Ali is determined that his artistic body of work be wholly focussed on what he calls “Love, Art & Activism”. Muta’Ali is also the grandson of Hollywood royalty, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.

Other topics include the bold vision of Ashley Scott and Rene Walter as they facilitated the purchase of 97 acres in Wilkinson County Georgia; and the Verzuz battle between two of our new favorite aunties: Patty Labelle and Gladys Knight.

You’ll hear all of this and more on this episode of Decoding 40.

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