Obum Ukabam and Doing It For The Kids

Nov. 19, 2020

Chris and Jesse are joined by Obum Ukabam, who by day is the Head of Admissions & Marketing Manager at Holberton Tulsa, but by night is a leader and volunteer for so many organizations that Jesse actually had to increase his…

Carlos Moreno, The Victory of Greenwood, and Telling the Full Story

Nov. 5, 2020

Carlos Moreno joins Jesse and Chris to discuss the Victory of Greenwood , a project that endeavors to tell the story of Greenwood from the perspective of the heroes and entrepreneurs who built Greenwood and then rebuilt it a…

One Year Anniversary Livestream!

Oct. 22, 2020

#PassionRag

Tyrance Billingsley II, Black Tech Street, and the idea of Ubuntu

Oct. 8, 2020

Tyrance Billingsley II joins Jesse and Chris to talk about Black Tech Street. Black Tech Street looks to build a thriving capitol of Black tech in Tulsa, starting on the grounds of Black Wall Street. Tyrance talks about his …

Tommy Yap and the Tulsa Voter Van

Sept. 24, 2020

Chris and Jesse are joined by Tommy Yap, co-founder of the Tulsa Voter Van, who discusses with us the history of this idea, voter suppression in general, and more importantly how you all can help! The Tulsa Voter Van is rais…

Steve Cluck and the Beauty of Bad Karaoke

Sept. 10, 2020

Is there any other kind?

Episode 28: Jeff Martin and the Philosophy of "What About?"

Aug. 26, 2020

Jeff Martin "sits" down with Chris and Jesse to talk about stories, running a bookstore during a pandemic, and some of his best memories from Philbrook and Magic City Books. Hear Jeff name what he would call his autobiograph…

Episode 27: Tulsa City Councilor Kara Joy McKee Returns!

Aug. 17, 2020

Tulsa City Councilor Kara Joy McKee joins Jesse and Chris, for a second time, to talk about fighting to keep the Black Lives Matter Mural on Greenwood, running for office during a pandemic, and what those City Propositions o…

Episode 26: Dr. John Schumann, College, and Covid-19

Aug. 13, 2020

Chris and Jesse are joined by Dr. John Schumann, President of OU-Tulsa, host of Medical Mondays on Studio Tulsa and has written for national publications such as The Atlantic, Slate, Reader's Digest, and NPR's health blog, S…

Episode 25: Kojo and Onikah Asamoa-Caesar and the Power of Stories

Aug. 6, 2020

Kojo and Onikah Asamoa-Caesar join Chris and Jesse to discuss Kojo's run for Congress, Onikah's drive to open Fulton Street Books, how both of these relate back to the power of stories and what it has been like doing all tha…

Episode 24: Greg Robinson and the Campaign of We

July 30, 2020

Jesse and Chris are joined by City of Tulsa Mayoral candidate Greg Robinson. Greg tells us what in his journey that lead him to running for Mayor, how it is not a campaign of Me, but a campaign of We, and what he learned fro…

Episode 23: Nehemiah Frank and the Black Wall Street Times

July 23, 2020

And the Craziness that was July here in Tulsa

Episode 21: Becky Gligo and the History of Unjust Housing Policy

July 2, 2020

Becky Gligo, Director of Housing for the City of Tulsa and the interim ED for Housing Solutions, joins Chris and Jesse to discuss the troubled and unjust history of housing policy (Redlining) in the city and the United State…

Episode 20: Fostering Connections with Chris Siemens and Evan Taylor

June 18, 2020

Chris and Jesse are joined by Chris Siemens (Executive Director) and Evan Taylor (Director of Community Engagement) from Fostering Connections (Formerly the Tulsa Advocates for the Protection of Children) to discuss about th…

Episode 19: Brandon Oldham and Making Tulsa A More Vibrant And Inclusive Place

June 4, 2020

In what seems like years ago, but was actually only three weeks, Brandon Oldham joined Jesse and Chris to discuss his work on the Vibrant and Inclusive Tulsa (VIT!) Team for the George Kaiser Family Foundation. We discuss ho…

Episode 18: Sam Sinyangwe and We the Protestors

May 24, 2020

Chris and Jesse are joined by special guest, Sam Sinyangwe , co-founder of We The Protestors , an organization building a scalable digital infrastructure to advance policy solutions at every level of government to end police…

Episode 17: Chris Bernard, Hunger Free Oklahoma and Tulsa Kitchens Unite!

May 14, 2020

Chris Bernard, Executive Director of Hungry Free Oklahoma and Tulsa Kitchens Unite! joins Chris and Jesse to discuss the work of Tulsa Kitchens Unite! who partners with locally owned restaurants and caterers (with the abilit…

Episode 16: Mike Brose and the Mental Health Assocation of Oklahoma

April 30, 2020

Jesse and Chris are joined by Mike Brose, the Chief Empowerment Officer for the Mental Health Association of Oklahoma. We ask Mike how the Mental Health Association is not only dealing with Covid-19 but how, as a mental heal…

Episode 15: Laura Bellis, Save Our State and the Take Control Initiative

April 16, 2020

But we are not going to lie, it is mostly about Covid-19

Episode 14: Marc Baizman, Salesforce, Technology, and the Future of Work

April 2, 2020

Marc Baizman joins Chris and Jesse to discuss his work at Salesforce, how nonprofits can use technology to solve organizational challenges, whether Covid-19 will permanently change how nonprofits use technology, and an array…

Episode 13: Mikeal Vaughn and the Urban Coders Guild

March 19, 2020

Chris and Jesse are joined this week by the amazing Mikeal Vaughn, founder of the Urban Coders Guild, a Tulsa-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing Computer Science education opportunities in underserved, under-repr…

Episode 12: Jennifer Solis - Thank You for Being an Advocate

March 5, 2020

Traveled down a road and back again

Episode 11: Aaron Bolzle and Tulsa Remote

Feb. 20, 2020

What does it take to create a more diverse city?