Season II, Episode III: Talking Global Blackness with Kumi Rauf

In this episode Roger welcomes the founder and CEO of “I love being black” and “Traveling Black” Mr. Kumi Rauf. They discuss global blackness, quitting your job and bossing up, and racism in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to all of this in a thought provoking session of “Black Decisions” Kumi begrudgingly reveals how he likes his grits. From Brazil, to South Africa, and back to Oakland this episode covers every major part of the black diaspora. Tap in and be forever changed.


Season II, Episode II: The East Oakland Collective

On this Episode host Roger Porter flips through the pages of the GhettoSun Times and gives his perspective on Brett Kavanaugh, Bill Cosby, and Lil Duval. Later Candice Elder and Nick Houston of “The East Oakland Collective” stop by to talk about gentrification, Homicides in Deep East Oakland, and the struggles that come with making sure the movement serves the people and not anyone’s political agenda. 

Ep. 10: You working for somebody else

In the season Finale of the "The GhettoSun Times" Roger Porter explains why he thinks the Bay Area is hella racist and has a conversation with entrepreneur Justin Ford. Justin speaks on the birth of his clothing brand Oakland's Own, as well as the importance of going into business for yourself. He also surprises Roger with his performance on an Oakland music quiz. Check it out


Ep. 5: The Prison, The Block, and The Dead

Roger flips through the GhettosunTimes and weighs in on the Bill Cosby conviction and the release of Meek Mill. Then poet/actor/activist/rapper/writer Donte Clark blesses us with his perspective on what the black community needs, how poetry saved his life, and what it was like to work alongside Mahershala Ali in the 2016 film "Kicks." 

Photo: @donblak

Photo: @donblak