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Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey

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You’ve probably seen his work in a newspaper near you, but now, you can put a voice to the name.On Now You’re Talking with Marshall Ramsey, you’ll hear commentary on the latest news, punch-lines from his latest cartoons, interviews with fellow cancer survivors he’s met along the way and compelling s… read more

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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Dr. Tommie Mabry- The Educator's Album

October 12th, 2021

40:14

Listen as Marshall Ramsey speaks with K-12 Educational Consultant, Professional Speaker and Author, Dr. Tommie Mabry, about his new protect, "The …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Hospice Care w/ Marla Singleton

October 4th, 2021

36:22

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day takes place on Saturday October 9th with the goal of improving the quality of life for people affected by serious health problems. Those that have life-limiting illnesses have the …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Tara Blumenthal "Tara Yoga"

September 20th, 2021

39:49

There is no doubt that there is a stress pandemic as well as a COVID one. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic recession have negatively …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Author Robert Mayer “In The Name of Emmett Till"

September 13th, 2021

37:06

The 1955 lynching in Mississippi of Emmett Till shocked the nation and galvanized a generation of civil rights activists who put their lives on the line to battle segregation. Robert H. Mayer shares their stories in his …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: MS Authors; Cushman, Morris and Wells

August 25th, 2021

51:02

The delta variant forced the 2021 Mississippi Book Festival to go virtual this year. On this episode, we are giving you a taste of what to expect as we interview three of the authors who are set to appear: Susan Cushman …

Now You're Talking W/ Marshall Ramsey | The Pandemic and Children's Mental Health w/ Dr. John Damon

August 23rd, 2021

51:09

Just as COVID-19 restrictions began easing and families were taking a deep sigh of relief, the delta variant abruptly entered the scene. With it, it brings new mandates, new anxieties, and new questions. Students may …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | "The Strange Animal Farm" w/ Educator Dr. LaShawna Fant

August 10th, 2021

35:31

Listen as host Marshall Ramsey talks with educator & author, Dr. LaShawna Fant, about her new children's book, “The Strange Animal Farm.” 


For more information about Dr. Fant and her children's book “The Strange …

Now You're Taking w/ Marshall Ramsey | 2021 MS Book Festival

August 2nd, 2021

36:33

It’s August in Mississippi and it’s time for a party; a literary party that is, it’s time for the 7th Annual MS Book Festival. Listen as our guest, Literary Director, Ellen Rodgers- Daniels, gives us a behind the scenes …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Lesley Silver; A Gem in Vicksburg

July 19th, 2021

49:39

On this episode we spoke with Lesley Silver, owner of The Attic Gallery, Mississippi’s oldest independent art gallery. Listen as she talks about …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey| Bobby Rush “I Ain't Studdin' Ya: My American Blues Story”

July 12th, 2021

49:52

Two time Grammy winning blues legend, Bobby Rush is a celebrated blues musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player who is known for …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | "Are You Masking? Feelings About Covid 19"

June 21st, 2021

47:19

This past year, many families faced major changes in their day-to-day lives because of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). With all the unknowns that came with a new virus, many people felt anxious about the "what ifs" and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | MS Children's Museum Moving Forward

June 8th, 2021

50:20

In 1994 a group of community volunteers saw the urgent need to improve the health, literacy, and well-being of Mississippi’s children, and so began …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | National Autism Awareness Month

April 19th, 2021

49:48

April is National Autism Awareness Month so today we’re taking to closer look at Autism and the Autism Center of North MS with Executive Director, Melinda Tidwell and Clinical Director, Shelia Williamson. 


To find out …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Military Women's Summit 2021

March 23rd, 2021

39:29

On today's episode of Now You're Talking, we sit sown with Melissa Wade, Director of External Relations with The Mississippi Department of Veterans …

Now You're Talking W/ Marshall Ramsey | Shower Power: Loving the Homeless back to Life!!

March 8th, 2021

38:23

March is National Women’s History Month so today we’re continuing our look at phenomenal Mississippi women. CEO and founder of Shower Power MS, Teresa Renkenberger and Operations Manager, Mary Ann Kirby.  Listen as …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Author Jenny Simmons, I Can Say No

March 2nd, 2021

42:51

March is National Woman’s History Month so all month long we’ll feature phenomenal Mississippi woman who are making a difference. This week, we’re …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Piney Woods School with President Will Crossley

February 22nd, 2021

36:35

On today's episode, Marshall talks with Will Crossley, President of Piney Woods Country Life School. Listen as he talks about his personal journey …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Author Angie Thomas

February 8th, 2021

59:59

Today we’re sitting down with the New York Times - Best Selling author and Jackson-native, Angie Thomas to talk about her career and her new #1 novel Concrete Rose. 

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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Derick Wright & Presley Lane

February 2nd, 2021

40:56

Today we’re sitting down with Derick Wright, founder and CEO of Jackson-based nonprofit Wright's Foundation for Better Communities, and artist Presley Lane of Presley Lane Studios. Listen as they share their stories and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey| Dr. Robert Luckett

January 25th, 2021

50:51

Today Marshall Ramsey sits down with Dr. Robert Luckett, Associate Professor of the Department of History at Jackson State University and the Director of the Margaret Walker Center. Listen as they discuss everything …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | New Year, What Now, What's Next?

January 5th, 2021

51:40

In years to come we’ll think of 2020 as “the year of the pandemic,” the year that shifted our comfort zones in more ways than we could ever imagine …

Now You're Talking W/ Marshall Ramsey | The MIND Center

December 14th, 2020

37:43

There are 35.6 million people living with dementia worldwide and those numbers are expected to double by 2030 and triple by 2050. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month so today we’re sitting down with …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Scott Albert Johnson

December 14th, 2020

41:29

During this worldwide pandemic people from all walks of life have been impacted, but for the live music industry and creative community the pandemic is proving to be the most devastating challenge they ever had to …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Jeff McManus

December 7th, 2020

38:55

Our guest today grows things, he grows plants, he grows people and he grows ideas. Jeff McManus, Chief Cultivation Officer of the Jeff McManus Group, …

Now You're Talking W/ Marshall Ramsey | MS Blood Services

November 30th, 2020

38:29

It's the season for giving and what better gift to give than the "Gift of Life" On this episode we talk with Merle Eldridge, Director of Donor Recruitment with MS Blood Services about the importance of giving blood …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Salvation Army Holidays 2020 Season

November 2nd, 2020

40:49

It’s the beginning of November and the beginning of the holiday season. With a worldwide Pandemic, an unusually active hurricane season and so many …

Now You're talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Dr. Nashlie Sephus Making Moves in MS!

October 12th, 2020

40:21

When you think of the city of Jackson, the “hub of technology” is not the first thing that comes to mind, but successful Amazon Engineer and Jackson, …

Now You're Talking W/ Marshall Ramsey | Maggie Wade Dixon; Behind the Camera

October 5th, 2020

44:47

On this episode Marshall sits down with award - winning news anchor, and journalist, Maggie Wade Dixon.  Listen as she shares with us her journey in media and talks about important lessons she’s learned along the way.  

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Bobby Rush

September 28th, 2020

41:11

Marshall Ramsey talks with Grammy award winning Blues Legend, Bobby Rush, about his experience with Covid-19, his new album, "Rawer Than Raw" and more....

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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Robert St. John

August 10th, 2020

51:16

Robert St. John is a restaurateur, chef, columnist, and author and has spent almost four decades in the restaurant business. Listen as Marshall talks …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Remembering Charles Evers

August 4th, 2020

48:45

Charles Evers, older brother of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, was described as an opinionated, outspoken man who wasn't afraid to shake up …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Back To School

July 20th, 2020

52:09

As districts begin releasing back-to-school plans and students begin to prepare to return to the classroom many teachers, parents and educators …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | MS State Flag Removal Reflections

July 13th, 2020

48:25

Today on "Now You're Talking" Marshall speaks with Senator Hillman Frazier and Pamela Joiner, Director of the Two MS Museums about their thoughts and reflections on the change of the MS State Flag, the retirement …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | MS Dept of Veterans Affairs

July 9th, 2020

50:26

The Mississippi Department of Veterans Affairs has a long history of supporting our state’s veterans and their dependents through superior service, care and assistance. Today we’re talking with Executive Director Stacey …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Entrepreneur & Author Tommy Rice

July 6th, 2020

46:57

Listen as Marshall Ramsey sits down and talks with successful Entrepreneur, Songwriter and Author, Tommy Rice about his business his music and his …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Dr. Tommie Mabry

June 22nd, 2020

47:47

Now You're Talking is a show about the most interesting people and stories of Mississippi. On this episode, Marshall talks with Educational …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Dr. John Perkins

June 15th, 2020

49:28

For 59 years our guest today has championed civil rights and community development and racial reconciliation by establishing nonprofits, writing several books and speaking all over the world! Dr. John Perkins is with us …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Racial Inequalities in America w/ Dr. Robert Luckett

June 8th, 2020

50:27

On this episode of Now You’re Talking, Marshall Ramsey sits down with Dr. Robert Luckett, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Jackson State University and Director of the Margaret Walker Center. Listen …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey | Mississippi Tourism and the New Normal

June 1st, 2020

50:38


School is out, summer is here and the beginning of tourism season is upon us but with strict CDC guidelines regarding the evolving COVID-19 outbreak …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Toni Seawright, A COVID 19 Survivor's Story,

May 18th, 2020

48:10

The Coronavirus Pandemic has wreaked havoc throughout the world and many people have been affected by it in one way or another. Today we sit down with former Miss Mississippi and COVID-19 survivor, Toni Seawright.  …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey | Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week w/ Dr. John Damon

May 4th, 2020

51:31

It’s easy to know your child needs help dealing with a fever or a broken bone, but mental health problems can be harder to identify. Today we celebrate National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week with our guest Dr. …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey| Small Businesses and The Path Forward

April 27th, 2020

51:09

Reopening the state following the Coronavirus shutdown will be a gradual effort, but what precautions will still need to be taken remains unclear. …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Sign language interpreters serving community during COVID-19 crisis

April 20th, 2020

47:41

Getting information to the deaf and people with hearing loss isn’t easy, especially in a pandemic when information is constantly changing. Listen as we talk with Ben Wagenknecht, Director of the Office on Deaf and Hard …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Quarantine Edition

April 13th, 2020

51:01

As the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to effect the world, many businesses, entertainers and individuals are feeling the crimp caused by the outbreak as events are canceled. Today we’ll speak with event planner and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Effects of Covid-19 in MS

April 6th, 2020

50:59

As the Coronaviris Pandemic continues to effect the world, many Mississippi organizations are feeling the impact. Listen as our guests, Michelle Hartfield, Director of Community Relations with the Salvation Army and …

Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Mississippi-Faith, Food & Music

March 30th, 2020

50:51

The COVID-19 Healthcare Crisis has effected the entire world in so many ways and businesses are feeling the wrath of the coronavirus pandemic more than ever. Today we will speak with three guests from three different …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | University Press of MS- Seetha Srinivasan & Craig Gill

March 9th, 2020

49:52

March is National Women’s History Month and month long we are highlighting stories of phenomenal Mississippi Woman. Our phenomenal woman this week is …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Judy Alsobrooks- Meredith

March 3rd, 2020

50:19

In honor of National Women’s History Month throughout the Month of March, we will highlight stories of phenomenal Mississippi Woman. We’ll start this month with Dr. Judy Alsobrooks-Meredith, retired professor, former …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | "What Would Elvis Think"

February 24th, 2020

51:02

Mississippi’s best storytellers most often are the ones born and raised here, so today, we celebrate some of Mississippi best storytelling with publisher and author Johnny Lowe, author Wendy Harms and author John …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | How We Fly

February 18th, 2020

48:40

Today we sit down with three amazing artists, Adrienne Domnick, Sabrina Howard & Talamieka Brice to get a behind the scenes look into their combined art show, “How We Fly”, opening at the MS Arts Center Saturday …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Marilyn Tinnin

January 27th, 2020

51:40

Today Marshall sits down with Marilyn Tinnin, founder, of Mississippi Christian Living magazine, longtime publisher/editor and author of her new book “Mae Mae’s Grandmother Book: Life Lessons for Our Grandchildren (Big …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Author James D. Bell- “Maximilian’s Treasure”

January 16th, 2020

50:44

On this episode Marshall sits down with James D. Bell, award-winning author, retired judge and special circuit judge, who recently published his second novel, "Maximilian's Treasure," based on a real-life experience he …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Radio Personality & Author Tambra Cherie

January 6th, 2020

51:08

The holidays are over and it’s a new year, the time when most people start thinking about change. Most people start off strong but midway the …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey| Michelle Hartfield & comedian Elvis Mujic

December 16th, 2019

51:45

When you think of the Salvation Army you may think of "Red Kettles" at Christmas time but they are so much more than that so today we sit down with Michelle Hartfield, Director of Public Relations with the Salvation …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: New Stage Theater's "A Christmas Carol"Christmas Carol

December 2nd, 2019

53:16

The holidays are upon us and nothing says Christmas quite like “A Christmas Carol” so today we have the pleasure of sitting down with the Director, …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey- Author Bob May "Have Fun Dammit"

November 25th, 2019

51:19

Today our guest is Newton native and Veteran broadcaster turned author Bob May. He’ll discuss his new book “Have Fun Dammit” a story about being able to have fun even in dire and serious circumstances. Plus Michelle and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Stewpot Community Services

November 18th, 2019

50:37

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things we have, the people we love and giving back to others so today we’re sitting down with our friend Jill Buckley Executive Director of Stewpot Community Services and John …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey| "This Magic Moment" with William Morris

November 4th, 2019

51:26

Today we have the pleasure of sitting down with William Morris, author and founder/president of The William Morris Group. We will talk with him about his new book “This Magic Moment”, an inspiring story of Bill’s deep …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Domestic Violence; 12th Annual Latasha Norman 5K Walk/Run

October 28th, 2019

50:26

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month so today we sit down and speak with Shanice White, Lead Therapist for the Latasha Norman Center …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Angela Westbrook- Southern Grace Angelic Gowns

October 21st, 2019

50:53

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month so today our guest is an amazing women who turned tragedy into passion and awareness. Angela Westbrook, Vice President of Southern Grace Angelic Gowns is here to talk …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Rickey Cole

October 14th, 2019

50:34

Today our guest is Laurel, Mississippi native and former chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party, Rickey Cole. Ricky is a fifth generation …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey : Film Natchez

September 30th, 2019

50:19

Natchez is quickly becoming a leading film industry destination, so today we’ll sit down and speak with Devin Klugh director of Film Natchez a non-profit working to bring film economy to Natchez and Thor Juell Vice …

Now You're Talking W/ Marshall Ramsey: Nat'l Foster Care Month with April Bigham

May 6th, 2019

May is National Foster Care Month so today we sit down and talk with Foster Child Activist and former foster child, April Bigham

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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: MS Thrive- Child healthcare & Development Summit with Dr. Susan Buttross

April 22nd, 2019

Today our guest is the host of MPB's Southern Remedy relatively Speaking, Dr. Susan Buttross. She’s here to discuss the importance of early childhood development and the “Mississippi Thrive” Child Health and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey:Conductor William Garfield Walker, from the Birthplace of American Music to the Center of Classical Traditions

April 15th, 2019

Today our guest is multi-talented Mississippi native and orchestral conductor William G. Walker.

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Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Jane Gautier-Shadoin "The Butterfly Project"

April 8th, 2019

Today we sit down with Jane Gautier-Shadoin, Founder & Director of “The Butterfly Project” an organization that helps market and sale jewelry made by survivors of human trafficking rings to help support themselves …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: National Autism Awareness Month with Dr. Jim Moore

April 1st, 2019

April is National Autism Awareness Month so today we’ll sit down and speak with Dr. Jim Moore, Director of Autism Solutions for Canopy Children’s …

NOW YOU'RE TALKING W/ MARSHALL RAMSEY: PAUL WOLF PUBLISHER OF "FIND IT IN FONDREN"

March 25th, 2019

Paul Wolf, Fonder and Publisher of "Find It In Fondren" and "Explore Lefleur" magazines discusses his journey to where he is today, his philosophy of …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Keith Johnson- Delta Blues Prince

March 18th, 2019

Today we sit down and talk with singer/songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player and "The Prince of the Delta Blues” Keith Johnson. We’ll talk with him about his younger years growing up as the great nephew of Muddy …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: “Sweet Potato Queens” The Musical

March 11th, 2019

Jill Conner Browne‘s life as The “Sweet Potato Queen” is coming to the stage in a New Musical “Sweet Potato Queens” at New Stage Theater on March 13th 2019 and today we sit down and take a "behind-the-scenes" look with …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: The MIND Center- Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

March 4th, 2019

Today we sit down and talk with Audiologist, Dr. Sarah Faucette and Denise Lafferty, Chief Operations & Strategy Officer with the MIND Center …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Judge William Alsup- "Won Over"

February 25th, 2019

Our guest today has dedicated his life to transforming the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science and the arts. Judge William Alsup is here to talk with us about his new memoir, “Won Over”. A story …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Author Cara Meredith

February 4th, 2019

Today our guest is Cara Meredith, the daughter-in-Law of civil rights activist James Howard Meredith, We’ll spend time getting to know Cara and talk …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Leigh Bardugo: King Of Scars

January 28th, 2019

Today our guest is #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and creator of the Grishaverse, Leigh Bardugo. We’ll sit down and talk with her about her new & highly-anticipated installment in the …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Get2College with Stephen Brown

January 14th, 2019

Our guest today is Stephen Brown, Assistant Director of Outreach with “Get2College” A program of the Woodward Hines Education Foundation that …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Jerry Mitchell: The Next Chapter

January 7th, 2019

Today we’ll sit down and talk with National Award winning, Pulitzer Prize finalist, Author and investigative reporter, Jerry Mitchell. We’ll talk …

Now You're talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Interview with Santa

December 18th, 2018

This week we’re bringing you a special holiday edition with a very special guest: Santa Claus! That’s right, Santa took time out from his busy …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Two MS Museums One Year Later!

December 10th, 2018

On December 9th 2017 almost exactly one year ago Mississippi made history by opening the Museum of MS History and the MS Civil Rights Museum. So today we’re going to take a look at the two MS Museums one year later and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey; Dyelicia Ball- a Father for Christmas!

December 4th, 2018

December has officially arrived and what better way to start off the season than with a heartwarming story about receiving the perfect gift of love. Today our guest is Dyelicia Ball, a woman who took a chance and found …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Jackson Council PTA, Still Making A Difference

November 26th, 2018

The Mississippi PTA was founded in 1909 at Lake Chautauqua in Crystal Springs and over 100 years later the MS PTA is still a powerful voice for …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Stewpot Community Services- Jill Buckley and Karen Cotton

November 19th, 2018

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things we have the people we love, and giving back to others, so today we’ll talk to a woman who knows firsthand how giving back can affect people’s lives forever. Jill …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Charles & Talamieka Brice

October 29th, 2018

Today our guests are husband and wife design team Charles and Talamieka Brice. We’ll talk with them about their Family, Brice Media, and of course the amazing mural that is displayed on the South wall of Barack H. …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, Andy Gipson

October 16th, 2018

Today we sit down and talk with Mississippi’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, Andy Gipson. We’ll talk with him about his family, faith and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Revival Roads; Jason Beverly's Fictional tour of Mississippi

October 8th, 2018

Today our guest is Dr. Jason A. Beverly a Mississippi author who often incorporates the use of tradition, history, urban legends, folklore, and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: The “Fairy Monitor” More than a Fairy tale!!

October 1st, 2018

Today our guest is Linden Barefield of Meridian. We will talk with Linden about her new children's book titled, "Fairy Monitor.” Listen as she …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Operation Shoestring: Teaching Children, Inspiring Families!

September 24th, 2018

Operation Shoestring continues to help shape a better tomorrow for children and families in Jackson and today we have the pleasure of speaking with Executive Director, Robert Langford. We’ll talk with him about the …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Dawn Dugle- Telling the BRAVO Story!

September 17th, 2018

Our guest today is Dawn Dugle, an award-winning storyteller and writer who travels the country teaching businesses and non-profit organizations how to tell and share their stories and she’s here today to share her new …

Now Your're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 10th, 2018

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month so today we'll talk with with Molly Portera, Director of the Division of Outreach and …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: The MIND Center

August 27th, 2018

Today we welcome Melissa Robinson and Patricia McClure of the MIND Center at UMMC to talk about their program and their upcoming benefit concert featuring the Pop legend, Cyndi Lauper which will takes place on October …

Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey: Brenda Travis; Mississippi’s Exiled Daughter

August 20th, 2018

Today our guest is Civil Rights Movement veteran Brenda Travis. We sit down and talk with her about her new memoir “MS Exiled Daughter: How My Civil Rights Baptism Under Fire Shaped My Life". Mrs. Travis recounts how …

Now You're Talking With Marshall Ramsey: Back 2 School, College Bound

August 6th, 2018

As your college student heads off for their first year, you know that there will be many challenges ahead, both for them and for you so our guest …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Woodrow Hartzog-“Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies.”

July 30th, 2018

Hot off the press is Professor Woodrow Hartzog’s new book, "Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies". This is a …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Skylar Laine; After American Idol

July 16th, 2018

Our guest today is American Idol’s 11th season top 5 finalist Skylar Laine-James. We’ll go behind the curtain to find out what she’s been up to …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Blues Musician Grady Champion

July 9th, 2018

Today our guest is Mississippi based Grammy award-winning songwriter, entertainer and musician Grady Champion. He has been captivating audiences for more than two decades so today we will go behind the curtain to find …

Now You're Talking: Remembering Gina Carter-Simmers

July 2nd, 2018

WJSU General Manager Gina Carter-Simmers, a fierce advocate in the war against breast cancer who organized the Beauty of Cancer photo exhibit and Wig Project, lost her valiant battle against breast cancer last Tuesday …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Maximus Wright

June 25th, 2018

On today’s show our guest is Mississippi's own, author, motivational speaker, Soulpreneur/Filmmaker, Maximus Wright. We’ll talk with him about his …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Author Brandi Perry

June 18th, 2018

Today our guest is award –winning author & brain surgery survivor Brandi Perry. We will speak with Brandi about how she overcame this life-changing surgery and begin to chase her dreams.

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Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Summer Rocks!!

June 4th, 2018

Today we are rocking out with The Bacon Brothers and Heart Society. We’ll talk with Kevin and Michael Bacon about their new album, being on tour and …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: George Malvaney- Ex-Klansman Turned Executive

May 21st, 2018

Today our guest is George T. Malvaney, an Ex-Klansman turned Executive. We will talk to him about his new book “Cups Up: How I Organized a Klavern, …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: “35 Million Years down the Chickasawhay,”

April 23rd, 2018

Today we will take a behind the scene look into the documentary “35 Million Years down the Chickasawhay,” and speak with the co-producer and host, …

Now Your Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Tommie Mabry-Making a Difference!

April 16th, 2018

Today we will speak with, CEO, Author, Educator and motivational speaker, Tommie Mabry about his amazing life story and how has taking his life experiences and turned them into a platform for change.

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Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Dr. Robert Luckett, an Advocate for Equality

April 10th, 2018

Today our guest is Dr. Robert Luckett, Associate Professor at Jackson State University in the Dept of History and the Director of the Margaret Walker Center. We’ll get to know him and learn just why he was voted …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: “The Artful Evolution of Hal & Mal’s”

April 3rd, 2018

Today on our show we will talk with Mississippi restaurateur, promoter, arts advocate and an all-around renaissance man, Malcolm White. We'll get to …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Deborah Hunter; Behind the Apron!!

March 26th, 2018

March is National Woman’s month and all month long we’ve featured amazing women of MS and today we end this month’s celebration with a woman who is …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Flonzie Brown Wright, a Pioneer, Visionary and Steel Magnolia

March 19th, 2018

March is National Woman’s month and so each week we're featuring amazing Women of Mississippi and today we have the pleasure of speaking with an amazing women who has carved out a niche in Mississippi’s history. Flonzie …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Fannye Cook: Mississippi's Pioneering Conservationist

March 5th, 2018

March is National Woman’s month and for the entire month we will feature women of Mississippi who have had an impact on our state and world!! Today we will speak with Libby Hartfield, and Dr. Cathy Shropshire about the …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Stacey Spiehler, from Homeliness to Happiness

February 27th, 2018

Today we will speak with Stacey Spiehler, a woman who came full circle in her struggle with prescription drug use, homelessness and domestic …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Rich History, Soul Food and Romance

February 12th, 2018

On today's show we will talk with Broadcast Journalist, Howard Ballou about his interesting past, Dr. Brinda Lewis will tell us why we call it soul …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Rays of Hope in Mississippi!!!

February 6th, 2018

February is Black History Month and what better way to start this month off than with a guest who knows the importance of celebrating Mississippi's …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Healthy Mississippi!!!

January 29th, 2018

On today’s show, we’ll feature two guys who are all about living healthy and eating well, put them together and you have a Healthy Mississippi!!! …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: New Year, New You!!!

January 22nd, 2018

Today our show is about a New Year, and a New You!!! so today, we will talk with guest who can help you live your best life, Shana Hansen, Project …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Angie Thomas "The Hate U Give"

January 8th, 2018

Today our guest is Angie Thomas, the debut novelist who turned racism and police violence into a New York Times Best selling book. We talked with …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Making a difference

December 18th, 2017

Our guest today make a difference not only throughout the holidays but every day. Rex Baker, Executive Director of Gateway Rescue Mission and Rusty …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: The evolution of Rita Brent

December 11th, 2017

Our guest today is no stranger to MPB. Cherita Brent or shall we say Comedian Rita B is here today to talk with us about her life after Mississippi Public Broadcasting as a stand-up comedian, host and actor. we'll find …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: The author & the illustrator

December 4th, 2017

Today we will speak with two extraordinarily talented people. One, is a native of Jackson, MS and author of the children’s book Meet McKenzie Mason, Chauncey Citchens and the other is an American comic artist, …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Two museum’s one unforgettable experience!!

November 27th, 2017

Four years ago, ground was broken for two world-class museums, The Museum of MS History and the MS Civil Rights Museum and today we have the pleasure of speaking with MS Department of Archives and History Director, …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Making a Difference

November 20th, 2017

Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away and with the hustle and bustle of Christmas, Thanksgiving can get lost in the smoke but not today. Today we want to slow down and take time out to focus on what Thanksgiving …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: "A Story Tellers Tale"

November 14th, 2017

On today's show we have the pleasure of talking to two of the most interesting people in Mississippi. Tom Ramsey, Entrepreneur & Chef and Katie Eubanks, publications editor with The Clarion-Ledger and Editor of …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: A Hero's Story

November 6th, 2017

On today’s show Clinton Body shop owner and aviation enthusiast John Mosley tells us the incredible tale of how one airplane helped bring WW2 hero’s story back from the lost pages of history. Hear how Vicksburg native …

Now You're talking with Marshall Ramsey: Domestic Violence Awareness

October 30th, 2017

On today's show we're going to take an inside look at Domestic Violence and showcase centers around the state that are helping bring awareness, …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Alzheimer’s Stories, Music and the Mind

October 23rd, 2017

It’s all about Alzheimer’s Awareness on NYT so today we’re going to take an inside look at The Mississippi Chorus Alzheimer’s Stories Concert Event, and speak with Mary Kim Smith, Executive Director of Alzheimer’s …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Fighting Cancer through Art & Funding

October 16th, 2017

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month so today our guest, Robby Channell, spokesman for Baptist Medical Center talked about the "Fund for the Girls" program and how they are supporting Mississippians by breaking down the …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Meagan O’Nan, People Are Good!!

October 9th, 2017

Today our guest is Speaker, Author and Peace Warrior, Meagan O’Nan. She will discuss her company Huvinity, and her quest to build peace one person at a time. We’ll also chat about the latest headlines in the weekend …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria

October 2nd, 2017

On September 20th Hurricane Maria made landfall near Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, as a major Category 4 hurricane around 6:15 a.m. ET with 155 mph winds, according to the National Hurricane Center. It was the first Category 4 …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Suicide Prevention Awareness

September 25th, 2017

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in Mississippi,so on today's show we welcomed Patti Herrington, a woman who lost her son to suicide but turned her pain into her purpose by creating Firefly Outreach, an …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Hand Picked to Love!!!

September 19th, 2017

Today our guest is Renee Smith-Mader. Join us as we go inside her unique and heart - felt story as she talks about her experience of being adopted …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Remembering 9/11

September 11th, 2017

9/11 changed America fundamentally, far more than outsiders realized at the time. For Americans it genuinely was a new Pearl Harbor, an attack on the …

Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: G.I. Jane

August 28th, 2017

On today's show we welcomed Natascha Donald, (G.I Jane) Competitive Bodybuilder, Fitness Trainer and motivational speaker as she talks about her journey from being an overweight single mom in an abusive relationship to …

1 Nasty Women & a great musician!!

August 22nd, 2017

Today on Now You'r talking, we welcomed Kaye Phillips, co-author of “Nasty Women Project: Voices from the Resistance” as she discussed her life, the book and upcoming projects. We also spoke with musician Seth Power as …

A birth mother's quest to meet her son after 51 years!!

August 15th, 2017

If you asked her, Rita Likins Brady would tell you there is only one thing missing in her life: the baby she gave away 51 years ago. We spoke with …

Mississippi music legend, Steve Azar!!!

August 7th, 2017

Today our guest was Mississippi native, Steve Azar, an American country music artist, hit songwriter, and producer. We went inside his story as he discusses his music, family and life as a "Modern day Renaissance Man". …

Wonderful World of Art

August 1st, 2017

On Today's show we explored the wonderful world of art. Our guest were Cassandre Connolly a Jackson Public School Art Teacher with Siwell Middle …

Natural Talents

July 25th, 2017

On today's show we discussed finding your natural talents and how you can use them, Also we welcomed Claire Holley, an American folk …

Hidden Dangers

July 25th, 2017

Today on Now You're Talking we discussed with Dr. Freda Bush the effects of early sexual behavior with teens and spoke with Neil Woodall as he shared his story of triumph with prescription drug abuse.

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Author Felix Anderson's “Wake up Call”

July 11th, 2017

Today on Now You’re Talking with Marshall Ramsey, we discussed following your dreams, is it ever too late to give up on your dreams? We also …

Silas - Viral Music Sensation

June 26th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with rapper, Silas, about his viral music video and latest album – The Day I Died. Plus, Bryce Yelverton talks about conquering cancer and serving the youth.

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Corvette Club of Mississippi

June 20th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with the President and Vice President of the Corvette Club of Mississippi.

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Award-Winning Author – Darden North

June 12th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with mystery and thriller award-winning author – Darden North about his new, highly-acclaimed novel, The Five Manners of Death.

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Peggy Brown and the King

June 6th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with Peggy Brown about her love for the Blues in Mississippi, and a legendary artist she manages named King Edward Antoine.

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Chad Wesley Visits

May 23rd, 2017

Talamieka Brice talks about her involvement in the book, Pantsuit Nation. Guitarist and singer-songwriter, CHAD WESLEY, talks about his methods for …

Stevie J Blues

May 16th, 2017

Marshall speaks with Stephen Johnson, better known as Stevie J Blues! He’s played with many greats – from Shirley Caesar to Bobby Rush, but has gone …

Tonya Boyd Cannon

May 1st, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with Tonya Boyd Cannon who began singing in church in Mississippi, gained national recognition for her appearance on THE VOICE, and now she has a new album – Muzic is Life. Later, guitarist and …

Grieving the Loss of Loved Ones

April 17th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey lost his father last year and his mother this past weekend. Listeners called in with thoughts and stories about grieving deceased loved ones. Plus, journalists Katie Eubanks and Dustin Barnes exchanged …

Athletes and Artists

April 11th, 2017

Marshall speaks with triathlete - Joey Lee, who lost his wife to cancer then turned to fitness to heal. Plus, singer-songwriter, Kobe Singleton talks about his music career spanning from Jackson, MS to Japan!

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Postpartum Depression

April 3rd, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with actress, television and movie director, Cleta Ellington about the movie business. Plus, therapist and mother - Stephanie Brewer Hathorn, opens up about her struggles with postpartum …

Greg Iles Joins Marshall

March 20th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with best-selling author, Greg Iles, about the Natchez Burning Trilogy. Plus, Gina Carter talks about her breast cancer battle and why she decided to go public about it.

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Beth Ann Fennelly

March 14th, 2017

Marshall speaks with Mississippi’s Poet Laureate, professor, and author – Beth Ann Fennelly. Also, 15-year-old Maisie Brown talks about being an …

The Battling Sands

March 7th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with TV Anchor, Mike Sands, about his battle with cancer. Cassandra Welchlin shares a special story about her grandmother, Eva, and the influence she had on her life.

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The Oscars

February 27th, 2017

Film enthusiast, producer, and director – Anita Modak Truran talks about film in Mississippi, and the interesting turn “The Oscars” took last night! Plus, legendary entertainer – Lee King, who used to work with James …

Vasti Jackson

February 14th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey and Paul Lacoste chat with McComb native and Grammy-nominated artist, Vasti Jackson. Plus, writer and editor – Katie Eubanks shares …

Women for Progress

February 6th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with Dorothy Stewart, the founder of Women for Progress, and Jazz singer-songwriter Rhonda Richmond who tells her story through song and traces music history from Africa to America.

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A Wink and a Nod

January 31st, 2017

Kim Smith has a special story about her dog, Wink, who almost died from an abusive incident. He lived and she tells his story! Later, restaurateur Jeff Good joins us to talk about why he chooses Mississippi to house …

Trials and Triumphs

January 24th, 2017

Nathan Dunaway encourages people to do a “Jack Attack” in memory of his late grandson, Jack. Robert St. John is helping with community relief after the recent tornado in Hattiesburg. Erin Passons of the Nasty Women …

Paul Lacoste Visits

January 4th, 2017

Marshall Ramsey speaks with Paul Lacoste about surviving a severe case of the West Nile Virus and cancer, and how a spiritual breakthrough changed …

Pastorship and Prayer

December 20th, 2016

Marshall Ramsey speaks with Reverend CJ Rhodes about pastorship and prayer.

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5th Child

December 14th, 2016

Marshall Ramsey speaks with Seneca Wilson - The Motivational Poet about using poetry as an escape and a tool to motivate. Plus, hip-hop artist, 5th …

How To Turn Your Life Around

December 5th, 2016

Marshall Ramsey speaks with Tommie Mabry who overcame a lot of odds in his childhood to become an author and motivational speaker. Plus, a couple members of the band – The CUT, talk about their first EP and upcoming …

Feeding the Soul

November 29th, 2016

Marshall Ramsey speaks with Carlyn Hicks about FeedJxn, an initiative to help those impacted by homelessness in Jackson, MS. Plus, filmmaker, …

Novelist Writes Powerful Historical Story, Rapper Shares His

November 15th, 2016

Marshall Ramsey speaks with author, historian, and professor - Katy Simpson Smith. Plus, rapper, D'Andre Jones talks about an incurable muscular …

Life of Brian

November 8th, 2016

Military veteran - Brian Lamar talks about his experiences in Afghanistan and the British Army, shares a scary Hurricane Hunters story, and how he became a food writer.

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The Fear of Public Speaking

November 1st, 2016

Award-winning public speaker and Jazz singer, Pamela Confer discusses her techniques public speaking, like humor. Plus, Cherita Brent interviews Marshall about his new cartoon book, Drawing the Line.

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Kelly’s Political Dresses and “Reference” by Teneia

October 25th, 2016

Kelly Jacobs of north Mississippi recently made a dress in support of Hillary Clinton, wore it outside the Democratic National Convention, and now the New York Historical Society Museum has it on display. Plus, …

Kimberly Campbell Makes a Big Career Move

October 18th, 2016

Former Elected State Legislator of the MS House of Representatives, Kimberly Campbell talks about her experiences in the legislature and her new job as the State Director of the AARP. Plus, the Burnham Road Band out of …

Breast Cancer Thriver & Survivor

October 10th, 2016

Kiwana Thomas Gayden talks about the battle she’s trying to win against Inflammatory Breast Cancer. Funmi Franklin explains why she has an organization for plus-size women.

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Classic Television and the Arts

October 4th, 2016

Jon Salem - Assistant Director of the Greater Jackson Arts Council talks about the council's role in the arts community and facing budget challenges. …

From Serving in Iraq to serving on the City Council

September 28th, 2016

Councilman Dekeither Stamps talks about his tour in Iraq, finding faith in farming, and serving the city of Jackson. Plus, percussionist, Adib Sabir discusses his latest project with The Paperclip Scientists.

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Mississippi scores a show on Netflix and Stevie Cain Performs

September 23rd, 2016

Brittany Wagner had a big role in the series, Last Chance U, on Netflix - a documentary featuring the football season of East Mississippi Community …

A Mississippi Blues Legend and Diabetes Champion

September 13th, 2016

Marshall speaks with Jessie “Guitar” Robinson, and Mary Fortune – Executive Vice President of the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi and longtime diabetic.

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From Death Bed to Dance Studio

August 30th, 2016

Stevens-Johnson syndrome survivor, Kennitra Thompson, talks about overcoming a rare disease and a death scare to owning a dance studio.

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How to Play the Dating Game; How to Take Your Career by Storm

August 23rd, 2016

Author and Pastor Roderick Richardson discusses his new book, I Can’t Keep Dating Like This. Plus, Marshall Ramsey speaks with cartoonist and animator, Tim Fielder about achieving success through new media and being …

Aaron Coker Performs Live

August 16th, 2016

Felix Anderson talks about losing his mother to domestic violence and his new book, Wake Your Successful Self Up. Plus, Aaron Coker performs his hit …

Accepting the Call to Ministry

August 9th, 2016

Pastor CJ Rhodes discusses being called to ministry at a young age and the tie between religion and politics. AJC of the Envelope Pushers talks …

Katina Rankin's New Book

August 1st, 2016

Marshall Ramsey speaks with long-time News Anchor, Katina Rankin about her new children’s book: Up North, Down South: City Folk Meet Country Folk. …

Sheriff Victor Mason

July 26th, 2016

Marshall visits with Hinds Count Sheriff Victor Mason and CEO/Co-Founder of The International Museum of Muslim Cultures, Emad Al-Turk.

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Marshall Speaks with Seth Power

July 19th, 2016

Marshall Ramsey speaks with up and coming artist, Seth Power, and Cody Cox talks about running a record label and his new music project. Listeners answer the question: what do we need more or less of to make the world …

Ben Coes Joins Marshall

July 12th, 2016

Marshall visits with New York Times-bestselling author Ben Coes about his new political thriller "First Strike" and "The Free State of Jones'" Newton …

Marshall speaks with Senator Hillman Frazier

June 28th, 2016

Marshall speaks with Senator Hillman Frazier. Almost one year ago, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. We hear how research, prayer, and faith helped save his life.

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LEE KING JOINS MARSHALL

June 27th, 2016

Marshall Ramsey speaks with entertainer and promoter - Lee King and his son, Entertainment Lawyer – Kamel King.

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