Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468
Pay To Play? : 3/15/18
This week on the Rhoden Fellows podcast, Bill talks with CBS local sports reporter, Jamal Murphy and former professional basketball player Ed O'Bannon about whether college athletes should be paid. They also discuss how O'Bannon took on the NCAA and won.
Influential Athletes: 3/2/18
Black History Month and the Winter Olympics have come to a close, but Bill, Donovan and Isaiah will celebrate black greatness and history whenever they get the chance. This week, they start with the new NFL Network Film, Breaking Ground, about the way HBCU athletes influenced the NFL. Then they touch on the newest NCAA scandal and why some people didn't watch the 2018 Winter Olympics. Spolier alert - Isaiah has never tried curling.
Black Panther : 2/16/18
The Black Panther is getting a lot of attention this week. The new Marvel film is in theaters, and star, Winston Duke shares what it's like to play a villain and be a part of one of the biggest and black film projects in super hero history. Then award-winning director, Stanley Nelson talks about producing a film about the Black Panther party, and how some people confused the two. His current film, Tell Them We Are Rising - about the history and importance of HBCUs in America.
Super Bowl Edition : 2/5/18
In this Super Bowl edition of HBCU 468, Bill, Simone, Isaiah and Donovan discuss the big game - including the halftime show. They debate over Nick Foles' future and whether Carson Wentz still be charged with leading the Eagles. They also hear from Malcolm Jenkins about the Players Coalition and why he decided to stop protesting.
The Black Athlete/ Evelyn Lozada: 2/1/18
Bill, Simone, Donovan and Isaiah discuss the State of the Black Athlete collaboration between ESPN The Mag and The Undefeated. Then Kyla, Miniya and Simone chat with Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada about the upcoming season, her life and more.
Dramatic Moments: 1/24/18
After the Patriots defeated the Jaguars, Bill and the Fellows (Isaiah Smalls, Simone Benson and Donovan Dooley) share their favorite jaw-dropping, game winning moments.They also debate whether Black history month is celebrated differently in predominantly black spaces.
Detroit Love : 12/27/17
Bill Rhoden and Kyla Wright speak with the infamous host of The Breakfast Club, Angela Yee about her career journey and her love for Detroit. Then CBS local sports reporter Jamal Murphy joins the conversation to discuss some of the hottest stories in 2017 - #metoo, LaVar Ball, and Kaepernick.
Celebration Bowl Debrief : 12/22/17
This week on the Rhoden Fellows podcast, Bill and the Fellows debrief about the Celebration Bowl with Senior News Editor, John X. Miller. We break down everything from the players - like Devante Kincaid, Brandon Parker, Lamar Reynard - to the promotion for the event in Atlanta.
Celebration Bowl Preview : 12/15/17
On this week's episode of the Rhoden Fellows podcast, Bill talks about the upcoming Celebration Bowl in Atlanta with the Bowl's Executive Director, John T. Grant, and North Carolina A&T's Sports Information Director, Brian Holloway. Then he and the Fellows speak with Isaiah Johnson - actor in "Hamilton" and "The Color Purple."
Misconduct & Pledging Social Change: 12/6/17
Bill Rhoden and the Fellows discuss the new rules for avoiding sexual harassment and the NFL's latest proposal to donate money to social justice organizations. Undefeated Senior NFL writer Jason Reid and ESPN NFL Insider Josina Anderson weigh in on the conversation.
The Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 11/22/17
30 for 30 producers Andrew Mambo and Taylor Barfield discuss the UFC documentary, and Basketball Wives star Royce Reed talk stardom and Hollywood sexual assault allegations.
Rhoden Fellows: 11/13/17
Bill Rhoden and The Fellows discuss the 125th Commemorative Classic football game between Johnson C. Smith and Livingstone College. And Kelley Carter talks Blacks in Hollywood
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 11/2/17
This week Bill and The Fellows talk bWorld Series with Pedro Gomez and campus safety with Grambling State University police chief Howard Caviness.
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek: 10/30/17
The Rhoden Fellows share the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, The Fighter Inside.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 10/24/17
The Rhoden Fellows talk about the historic relationship of Homecoming Weekend on HBCU campuses with Howard AD Kery Davis and Ms. Grambling 2017, Jimmitriv Roberson.
HBCU 468: 10/17/17
The Fellows discuss the National Anthem and sporting events with Marine, Ron Terrell, and get advice from Steve Harvey Show digital producer Amber McKynzie on social media.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 10/9/17
Jets linebacker Demario Davis talks to The Fellows about how NFL players are focused on getting out the right message regarding protests, and a recent meeting with owners.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 9/25/17
Cardinals rookie WR Chad Williams from Grambling talks about making an NFL roster and feeling like he belongs, despite not coming from a so-called big-time college program.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 9/19/17
Bill Rhoden talks to James 'Shack' Harris about being a pioneering black quarterback in the NFL. The Fellows also talk to Grambling Athletic Director Paul Bryant about the program's history and whether Historically Black College and University football teams can recapture the glory of their past.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 7/19/17
The Fellows say Boston's Jayson Tatum is the NBA rookie to watch, and they can't believe Kobe Bryant didn't make the Undefeated's 50 Greatest Athletes list, but Tim Duncan did.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 7/14/17
This week on HBCU 468 The Fellows talk to Justin Tinsley about NBA free agency, and Jay Z's 4:44 album. They also spoke to 2012 Olympic silver medalist Brigetta Barrett.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 6/29/17
The Fellows provide their insight into Phil Jackson's failure running the New York Knicks and the impact of Chris Paul going to the Houston Rockets.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 6/23/17
The Fellows talk to Bob Ryan about his 50 years covering the NBA, and Newsday's Kimberly Martin discusses being the only Black female NFL beat writer in the country.
Rhoden Fellows - HBCU 468: 6/16/17
In this week's edition the Fellows talk to Marcus Thompson II about covering the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and his book, "Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry".
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 6/8/17
This week the Rhoden Fellows discuss Black athletes and activism, LeBron's response to the racial epitaph on his property and Tiger Woods recent DUI.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 469: 6/2/17
Recognizing the one-year anniversary of Muhammad Ali's death, ESPN senior writer Tom Junod joined The Fellows and described in detail writing about Ali's last day and funeral.
Rhoden Fellows - HBCU 468: 5/31/17
Mark Jackson breaks down the NBA Finals, claiming LeBron can pass Jordan as the best ever. The Fellows also talked to Tom Junod about his story on, The Greatest, Muhammad Ali.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 5/25/17
The Fellows talk to Undefeated General Editor Kelley Evans about covering the Grizzlies for the Tri-State Defender in Memphis, and then discuss recent commencement speeches.
Rhoden Fellows - HBCU 468: 5/18/17
James Harden's play against the Spurs has the Fellows discussing his legacy. They also talk to black students at predominantly white colleges about their experience on campus.
Rhoden Fellows: HBCU 468: 5/11/17
Stephen A. Smith praised Isaiah Thomas's compelling effort in the playoffs, and explained Kevin Durant's impact on Golden State. He also talked about attending an HBCU.
The Rhoden Fellows - HBCU 468: 5/3/17
Before the Falcons signed Taylor Reynolds as a free agent out of James Madison, he expected to get drafted. Reynolds talks to about the process leading up to the NFL Draft.
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