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The Black Futurist podcast with Bryndan Moore

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Welcome to The Black Futurist podcast, the show that explores the vision and impact of the people and innovation pushing the boundaries of our imagination. Through our series of interviews with creators and executives (read: brilliant people), we explore topics such as career, relationships, motivat… read more

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Addressing Death in Law Enforcement Custody with Dr. Roger Mitchell & Dr. Jay Aronson

August 22nd, 2023


On this episode of The Black Futurist podcast, host Bryndan D. Moore is joined by two remarkable individuals who are shedding light on a grave societal matter that demands our attention: Dr. Roger Mitchell Jr. and Dr. …

Aqua Mayne and The Importance of Aquatics Training with Dr. Angela Beale Tawfeeq

August 9th, 2023


It is a life skill to be able to swim.

Beyond saving ones own life, there are opportunities to safely come to the aid of others, and beyond that there are professions that are unlocked by our comfort and ability to …

Bringing BIPOC Voices to Tech Policy Discussions with Mike Johns

June 12th, 2023


In this episode of The Black Futurist podcast we delve into the world of technology and its impact on humanity with our special guest, Mike Johns, a …

The Future of Television: Exploring the Advantages and Challenges of ATSC 3.0 with Tim Hanlon

May 31st, 2023


In this episode of The Black Futurist Podcast, host Bryndan D. Moore sits down with Tim Hanlon, a media executive and industry expert from Vertere Group, to delve into the world of ATSC 3.0 and its impact on broadcast …

What Impressed us at NAB Show 2023

April 24th, 2023


This was my first year attending The National Association of Broadcasters NAB Show, and it proved an incredible look ahead into the technologies that …

The Show Between the Show - Current Events March 2023

April 7th, 2023


"The Show Between the Show"

This episode of The Black Futurist podcast is an inside look at one of the real life conversations we have behind the …

Chat GPT 4 and the Far Reaching Implications of Competent AI

March 23rd, 2023


We're now on Youtube @TheBlackFuturist

Be sure to comment on this episode. Give us a thumbs up, and subscribe to the channel. #theblackfuturist podcast Welcome to another episode of The Black Futurist podcast! In this …

The most educated, nuanced and nerded out conversation ever about Kindred S1, E1-2

March 7th, 2023


The queen of science fiction, Octavia Butler's book Kindred, originally published in 1979 has been adapted for television and told in modern time.

Exploring Diversity and Innovation at CES® 2023 with Melvin Wilson

February 17th, 2023


In this episode of The Black Futurist podcast, host Bryndan D. Moore is joined by Melvin Wilson, founder of Solve Innovation Group, to discuss their …

Automotive Innovations seen at CES 2023 with Hardie Tankersley

February 7th, 2023


What did the exhibitors at CES 2023 show us in the automotive and mobility categories? What did we learn and based on what we saw, what do we think is coming to market?  How will the market be changed?

The Black …

CES 2023 - Day 2 - Which Market-Ready Tech Impressed Us Most?

January 11th, 2023


CES 2023 was chock-full of amazing tech that's ready to hit the market.   

In this episode of The Black Futurist podcast, we'll take a look at the …

CES 2023 - Day 1 - Tech Innovations & Misses. What Impressed Us?

January 9th, 2023


This bonus episode of The Black Futurist podcast, which was recorded live at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2023) in Las Vegas. We discuss the …

ChatGPT: The Hazards and Benefits of Using AI Writing Tools

January 1st, 2023


In this episode of The Black Futurist, host Bryndan D. Moore and co-host Dr. Maurice Dolberry are joined by guests Lavell Flamon and Chef Brent …

Women in the Construction Trades and STEAM Careers with Tami Gamble (The Girly Shop Teacher)

December 15th, 2022


Join us as we sit down with Tami Gamble—the self proclaimed Girly Shop Teacher, Howard University Alum, construction foreperson and educator.   

In this video, Tami shares her career story and how she realized her …

The Impact of The Coach Prime Effect w/ Dr. Rhadi Ferguson - On Deion Sanders departure from Jackson State U Football

December 5th, 2022


On the day that Coach Deion Sanders led the Jackson State University Football to the final regular season win in their undefeated season, he took to …

Navigating Hollywood & New Movie "The System" with Director Dallas Jackson

November 16th, 2022


Dallas Jackson is a writer, producer and director who has been consistently pursuing his filmmaking ambitions in Hollywood with ever increasing …

Music Super Producer Ron Lawrence on the Impact of Howard University and His Return to Howard Homecoming

October 1st, 2022


Visit to learn about this signature event during Howard University Homecoming.

Tickets may be purchased here -> Bison Honors …

Creative Uses For Augmented Reality w/ Brandon Stephens, fashion designer

August 8th, 2022


Brandon Stephens is a budding fashion designer whose curiosity for tech has shaped his latest collection.  Brandon discovered browser-based augmented …

The Futurist's Guide to Mitigating Gun Violence w Dr. Rhadi Ferguson

June 1st, 2022


This is not yet another reactionary cry for help in the wake of America's most recent tragic and incredibly sad mass shooting.  Instead, in this conversation I've invited two incredibly accomplished and highly educated …

Hip-Hop Mashups by Aaron Phillips AKA UltraMag7

May 28th, 2022


Hip-Hop is alive, ever evolving, and creative as ever.

Today’s example comes courtesy a Hip-Hop historian and pop-culture aficionado who is …

Blockchain Solutions to Bias in Testing w Dr. Damon Bryant

May 10th, 2022


Dismantling racism doesn't happen by simply one self-diagnosing as being "not racist," it requires actively engaging in dismantling systems and processes that are inherently biased according to race, socio-economic …

Sometimes Violence is Required w Dr. Rhadi Ferguson

April 21st, 2022


Rhadi Ferguson gave me a 7 minute warning to jump on a vide call to discuss the "Mike Tyson on a plane" episode. 

Obviously we disagree.


Dr. Rhadi Ferguson, 4x National Judo Champion and Judo Olympian, understands and …

Strategies for Parents of Students Impacted by the Pandemic w/ Cydnia Young

April 18th, 2022


The COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on just about every aspect of life, all over the world.

Parents may have noticed declines in academic performance by their students once all learning went virtual.

What are the …

Better outcomes for Black families with one action?

March 24th, 2022


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The beauty of The Black Futurist is that the conversations we host here were going to happen regardless.  This show is the …

CES 2022 pt. 3 and DEI when done correctly feat. Alana Cheeks Lomax

February 10th, 2022


Hosts: Bryndan D. Moore & Dr. Maurice Dolberry

Guest: Alana Cheeks-Lomax

Alana Cheeks-Lomax is a mission driven strategist with over 10 years of …

Reflections of CES 2022 - Part 2 - with guest Tony Winders

February 6th, 2022


I've recently returned from Las Vegas, after hosting tech tours (StoryTech / CTA) during Consumer Electronics Show (CES). CES® is one of the largest and most influential tech event in the world — and can be a proving …

Reflections of CES 2022 - Part 1 - Matt Moroz and Hardie Tankersley

January 25th, 2022


I've recently returned from Las Vegas, after hosting tech tours (StoryTech / CTA) during Consumer Electronics Show (CES). CES® is one of the largest and most influential tech event in the world — and can be a proving …

"Awakening" book, with Sci-Fi author Ted Cummings

October 12th, 2021


Guest: Author Ted Cummings

Host: Bryndan D. Moore

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Discussing Prison Abolition with Amber Crowder, and Tesla Model 3 Test Drive

July 28th, 2021


In this episode we're joined by Amber Crowder (Hines), recently released from Federal Penitentiary, now using her humor and network to shed awareness of the challenges for families and individuals negotiating the prison …

Bridging the Digital Divide. The Path to Digital Equity with Vickie Robinson

July 20th, 2021


The digital divide is the economic, educational, and social inequalities among communities, and people caused by a lack of access to technology. 

Explaining Critical Race Theory, and Kelle Rozell of Black Dollar Index

June 30th, 2021


Critical Race Theory has been thrust into the National discourse recently, as Florida Governor Rick Desantis lead the political charge of Republican …

Valuable Lessons we can Learn from Neighboring Communities w/ Alfonso Wright

June 2nd, 2021


Alfonso (nickname: Tito) is an author, a computer geek, and is an owner of the incredible tea room and loose leaf tea brand Brooklyn Tea.  He has lived in diverse communities including Washington, DC, Buckhead, Atlanta, …

Coping with Loss... and our families have seen plenty of it during the pandemic.

May 10th, 2021


The pandemic has been rough on many families.

On January 12, 2021, Drew Moore, my Dad, passed away.

Not knowing that this would be the topic of the …

It's the Lessons off the Field... with Coach Desmond Dunham

April 7th, 2021


Desmond Dunham is one of the most decorated high school coaches in the country and boasts National All-Americans, National championships, and …

Capitalism, when practiced correctly... with Tarik Brooks, President of Combs Enterprises

March 26th, 2021


As the President of Combs Enterprises, Tarik A. Brooks oversees all business operations and investments owned by Sean “Diddy” Combs. This diverse …

The Message and the Messenger w Cameron Trimble - National Director of African American Paid Media for Biden Campaign

December 14th, 2020


Cameron Trimble is the National Director of African American Paid Media for the Biden / Harris Campaign.  

This means he was responsible for shaping the messaging and the vectors to effectively reach African-American …

Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic w/ Meedie Bardonille - What we've learned

November 16th, 2020


If you caught our previous episode, you heard our friend Meedie Bardonille, RN, BSN, FCN, current chair of the DC Board of Nursing, talk about the …

The Power of the Vote w/ Meedie Bardonille, Lavell Flamon and Rudy McGann

November 9th, 2020


The 2020 Presidential election touts the most votes cast in any United States election ever.

It only took an incredibly polarizing incumbent …

Your Man O'Shea - Ice Cube, his CWBA, and public response

October 16th, 2020


This conversation started on and lead to us inviting Dwayne Meekins to the podcast.

Host: Bryndan Moore

Co Host: Dr. Maurice Dolberry

Lovecraft Country: A Deep Dive on Episode 7 - Applied Lessons from I Am, Hippolyta's Journey, and a Jay-Z worthy Triple Entendre

October 5th, 2020


Guest: Dr. Ericka Goodwin

Host: Bryndan Moore

Co-Host: Dr. Maurice Dolberry

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Bonus - 3 Life Changing Takeaways from Lovecraft Country Ep 7 - I Am - We were guests on Dr. Ericka Goodwin's livestream

September 30th, 2020


We were recently guests on Dr. Ericka Goodwin's live stream to discuss her 3 life changing observations from Lovecraft Country episode 7 - I Am.

This was fun and we will still definitely be recording our own TBF episode …

Parenting During the Pandemic - The Super Fantastic Show Reunion with guest Eric Roberson

September 14th, 2020


Host: Bryndan Moore

Co-Host: Dr. Maurice Dolberry


Dr. Rhadi Ferguson - 4 time National Judo Champion and 2004 Judo Olympian

Jada …

Lovecraft Country: A Deep Dive on Episodes 1 and 2, and Jordan Peele's "Hits blunt moments."

August 24th, 2020


Lovecraft Country, airing on HBO, and is the on-screen interpretation of the novel by the same name by Matt Ruff, created by Misha Green (Underground, Helix, Spartacus) and Jordan Peele (Key & Peele, Get Out, …

On the Selection of Kamala Harris for Vice President w Inga Willis

August 18th, 2020


Guest: Inga Willis

Co-Host: Dr. Maurice Dolberry

Host: Bryndan Moore

#TheBlackFuturist #KamalaHarris #HowardUniversity #HBCU #AlphaKappaAlpha

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Hyper-masculinity vs Emotional Literacy with Therapist Cydnia Young

July 28th, 2020


Guest: Cydnia Young

Host: Bryndan Moore

Co-Host: Dr. Maurice Dolberry

Cydnia Young is a psychotherapist at Hampton University working with …

Science and Black Male Introspection with Dr. Roger Mitchell, Jr.

July 20th, 2020


Dr. Roger Mitchell is a renowned physician and scientist.  More importantly he'll tell you, he is my very good friend.

In this episode of The Black Futurist we touch on health disparities in America, scientific …

Black Leadership, Integration, and HBCUs with David Banner

July 14th, 2020


Before podcasting was a thing, there were still great conversations.

As a guy whose father was locally known as the Black MacGuyver, I was blessed …

The Power of Symbols pt. 2 - The United States Flag w Dwayne Meekins

June 29th, 2020


I’ve been having a running conversation about the weaponization of symbols.

This may impact the way you protest.

Co-Host: Dr. Maurice Dolberry


Modern and future applications of Video Games and Game Technology

June 8th, 2020


In 1977 kids were enamored by the magnetic attraction of the single button joystick and paddles that allowed us access to the digital world through the Atari 2600.

In the 40 plus years since the release of that system, …

Creating a Future through Investing w Joel Rodney Harrison

June 1st, 2020


The investment information shared in this episode contains what I consider to be in the must-learn category.

Parents, play this with your teens.  Couples, discuss your financial philosophies together (preferably BEFORE …

Updating what we know about COVID-19 with Dr. Brad Wilson

May 25th, 2020


Guest: Geneticist, Dr. Bradford Wilson

Co-Host: Dr. Maurice Dolberry

#TheBlackFuturist #COVID19 #HowardAlumni

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Kool G Rap to Kenya Barris, The Power of Biographic Fiction

May 18th, 2020


6 HBCU Alums walk into a record store...

Yeah right, it's the COVID-19 era, and were all quarantined, BUT this IS the conversation we would have had …

Understanding the Novel Coronavirus w Dr. Bradford Wilson

April 27th, 2020


Like many of you, I've been tuned into the news and reading daily on the science concerning, and impact of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.

As a …

The Future of Fertility with Geneticist Dr. Brad Wilson

April 20th, 2020


The conversation in this episode has ALREADY BEEN hugely hugely helpful to couples looking to conceive a child.

One in six couples will have …

Addressing Health Disparities in Black America w/ Dr. Jorielle Houston and Dr. Maurice Dolberry

April 13th, 2020


During this COVID-19 pandemic, the African-American community is suffering disproportionately high mortality rates.

Simply stated, that means Black people are unequally contracting and dying from this virus.

The reasons …

Emergency Medical Holograms - Telemedicine the future of healthcare w/ Dr. Ericka Goodwin

April 6th, 2020


If you're a fan of Trek you're aware of the term EMH. 

It stands for Emergency Medical Hologram, and in simple terms, it's a computer generated image …

Successful homeschool strategies for parents w/ Dr. Maurice Dolberry

March 31st, 2020


Dr. Maurice Dolberry, earned his PhD in multicultural education at the University of Washington.

At the time of this recording, the world is facing …

"If Minorities Ran America..." Author Ted Cummings Explores an Interesting Alternate Reality

March 23rd, 2020


We're joined in this episode by science fiction author Ted Cummings. 

Ted's book Slumber was born of his curiosity around what the state of Black …

Are Fewer People Practicing Religion w/ Eric Roberson and Pastor Matthew Watley.

March 18th, 2020


Podcast Bonus - 

This segment starts with the pre-show conversation between me my friend, singer/songwriter/producer Eric Roberson.  A short snippet of this conversation was published as a promo to the podcast episode, …

The Future of the Music Business, with Eric Roberson.

March 16th, 2020


Based on what we see happening today, via technology, culture, etc, what are the future trends we'll see in the music business?

How has the …

Creating the Foundation for Personal Freedom w/ Janay Smith

March 9th, 2020


Janay Smith is a serial entrepreneur.

Trained as a mechanical engineer (Howard), a product designer (Stanford), and an attorney who has worked in each career path, is now enjoying building her skills as a stand up …

What is Black culture and will it survive? Plus Picard ep 5 w/ Dr. Maurice Dolberry

March 2nd, 2020


"I'd like to see a brother from Cleveland, in every episode [of Star Trek.]"

I felt the need to elaborate on this comment from episode 1 so with the …

The Future of Criminal Justice w Rev. Dr. Charles Boyer and Douglas Coppin

February 24th, 2020


Rev. Dr. Charles Boyer  

Salvation and Social Justice - 

Bethel AME Church Woodbury - 

Douglas Coppin 

Pre-Trial Services -

Free Education. Morehouse College alumni gift, Lebron James I Promise school with Light Watkins

February 17th, 2020


Pre-podcast episode number 2 follows up on the recently announced partnership between Lebron James' I Promise School, and Kent State University, …

Does Sci-Fi have a Black people problem? Also Picard premier, DS9 and Star Trek TOS.

February 11th, 2020


Bryndan Moore with guest host Dr. Maurice Dolberry.

Pictured in the episode art, our homeboy Shawn Andrews with Seth McFarlane from the set of The …

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