Dope Black Dads Podcast

Dope Black Dads Podcast

Dope Black Dads Podcast

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
The Dope Black Dads Podcast is an adult-only podcast for all parents or adults preparing for parenthood. Lead by Marvyn Harrison with contributions from the Dope Black Dads leadership as well as a host of special guests from the world of healing, media, parenting, TV/film, music, and beyond. We discuss everything from co-parenting, masculinity, the black experience all the way to our favourite Netflix show. Don't listen if you're expecting conversations about nappies! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
  1. June 23, 2022
    11 min
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    Helping Your Child With Anxiety
    Growing up in the age of anxiety can be challenging for both parents and children. Anxiety can present quite differently depending on the age group. In this episode, we explore ways parents can support their ki…
  2. June 09, 2022
    53 min
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    The Gravity of White Supremacy
    Author, broadcaster and educator, Jeffrey Boakye, discusses issues surrounding education, race, masculinity and popular culture. His new book, ‘ I Heard What You Said’ aims to bring a necessary call to action i…
  3. June 06, 2022
    50 min
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    Turning Trauma into Art
    In this episode we are joined by award-winning director, choreographer, and writer, Lanre Malaolu. We talk about his experience as a Black actor, his journey into the acting world and his most recent stage prod…
  4. May 30, 2022
    41 min
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    Parenting & Culture, Marriage & Separation
    In this episode Marvyn Harrison is joined by Bushra Shaikh. The two talk about the ways parenting changes as your child enters teenage years, breaking traditional roles in parenting, marriage and separation as…
  5. May 26, 2022
    7 min
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    6 Parenting Hacks To Help With School Runs
    Join Marvyn Harrison as he gives out 6 parenting hacks to help with school runs. From setting up the kids uniforms to easy and healthy breakfast meals. What's one parenting tip you live by? Dope Black Dads is…
  6. May 19, 2022
    9 min
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    Naming Your Child
    In this episode, we talk about naming your child after a woman who picked a name for her little boy has been left questioning her choices after staff at their nursery made a seemingly innocent comment. Has anyo…
  7. May 16, 2022
    1 hr 4 min
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    Masculinity In The Modern World
    We're back for part 2 in South Africa with Khaya, Pule and Sfiso. In this episode they join Marvyn in a conversation about the weight of black masculinity in the modern world. What does masculinity mean to you…
  8. May 12, 2022
    13 min
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    Can 4-year-olds shop on their own?
    Today's dilemma is about a parent who sparked outrage online after asking if she can send her 4-year-old son to go to the shops on his own. Do you think children should be given more independence at a young age…
  9. May 10, 2022
    1 hr 9 min
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    Masculinity In The Modern World
    Marvyn is back in South Africa with Khaya, Pule and Sfiso. In this episode, they discuss what masculinity means to them as Black men in the modern world. Dope Black Dads is a place where we are changing the nar…
  10. May 05, 2022
    12 min
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    Parenting And Discipline
    In this episode we talk about a dad who has been told that he uses the 'time out' method too frequently with his daughter after she gave herself a time out after a meltdown. Do you think he's being too hard on…
  11. May 02, 2022
    58 min
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    Community, Conservatism and Self-Determination with Shaun Bailey
    Shaun Bailey joins Marvyn to discuss the sense of community that has motivated him. They discuss his views on conservative politics and how they are influenced by the values he gained growing up as part of a st…
  12. April 28, 2022
    12 min
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    'I helped my daughter with her first period - my furious wife says it wasn't my place'
    Happy Thursday! In this episode, we talk about a father who recently helped his daughter when she started her first period. However, his wife wasn't happy, feeling as though he'd overstepped into her role as a…
  13. April 25, 2022
    41 min
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    Fatherhood and Childhood Dreams
    Marvyn sits down with Khaya, Pule and Sfiso. The four fathers speak about their childhood dreams and the dreams they see in their children. Dope Black Dads is a place where we are changing the narrative and hav…
  14. April 21, 2022
    46 min
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    How Do Your Kids Inspire You?
    This week Donald is joined by Umar, Stephen and actor Okezie Morro, who created Tata Storytime which is a platform where Black actors tell black stories for kids.  The group discuss how his daughter was the ins…
  15. April 21, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    Overcoming Baby Loss
    ***Trigger Warning*** This episode contains discussion about suicide and Baby Loss.Baby Loss is something that affects so many in the Black Community but so rarely spoken about. In this episode Donald shares hi…
  16. April 21, 2022
    1 hr 2 min
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    Who Is The Best Black British Footballer of All Time?
    Former footballers, Troy Townsend, Marcus Gayle and Michael Duberry join Donald this week to reflect on the passing of the young footballer Jeremy Wisten They discuss mental health support within football, deal…
  17. April 21, 2022
    43 min
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    William Adoasi: Fatherhood as an Entrepreneur
    Entrepreneur and CEO of Vitae London William Adoasi joins Donald on this week's podcast to discuss everything from his journey to fatherhood, becoming a successful business owner and the importance of family al…
  18. April 21, 2022
    43 min
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    Black Men with Mixed Children
    Marvyn welcomes two new dads to the community - actor Oliver Alvin Wilson and personal trainer Tyrone Williams. They discuss how their work and industries have been impacted by the COVID-19 lockdowns as well as…
  19. April 18, 2022
    42 min
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    Child Q, Black Children Overpoliced and Disproportionately Sanctioned
    In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Anna and Dr. Aziza from Black Female Doctors UK, a non-profit organisation of medics, dentists, surgeons, scientists and PhD holders aimed at empowering and supporting each…
  20. April 11, 2022
    52 min
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    Money, Budgeting and Financial Planning
    In this episode, we are joined by Ken Okoroafor, The Humble Penny. Having achieved financial independence at age 34, Ken is now on a mission to help 10,000 stressed professionals, entrepreneurs, and families. W…

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