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The Culture Soup Podcast®️

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The Culture Soup Podcast is where tech, culture and business collide. Each episode, L. Michelle Smith interviews foremost and emerging thought leaders in the space, with topics driven by hot conversations on social media.


Ep 148: Lessons from the Plantation with Shannon Lanier

In the bonus edition of No Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I'll Just Include Myself, The Remix, we go back to the plantation, and you may wonder why a business book does that.


It was necessary.  If you want to understand the mindset of the primary microaggressive bully for Black women as identified by a large percentage of them responding to a survey I issued, you need to know where she comes from and why she thinks the way she does. This is a generational problem that never healed, and now it has morphed into something even more covert.


To frame up the discussion, I introduce the idea of my friend Shannon Lanier and his famous ancestors.  He is the 6th great grandson of Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings.  This is just one American family, but what he learned could help us all today.


Want to know how it all connects to the book?


HINT: It call comes down to one person and the one decision that s/he makes.  It

You have to listen!


We are streaming late tonight, so be on the look out for it to drop.


And don't forget to get No Thanks, The Remix, exclusively on Amazon.



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