Derrick Day is a Phoenix-based Speaker, Author, Executive Director of a Global Consulting Firm and makes a profound Pews’ premier!
The episode’s Foreplay commences with Glenn and Derrick discussing our guest’s amazing dreadlocks, the influence of Ron O’Neal’s and Chris Rock’s respective movies, Ultra Sheen, the Lovings, and the power of genetics. Then we learn of Derrick’s upbringing (“a cross between ‘Good Times’ and ‘What’s Happening'”), the impact of his parents breakup, his grandfather’s “tough love”, Viktor Frankl’s take on suffering, the importance of a support network a doting mother, Derrick’s “exercise in fill-in-the-blanks” with his dad (“a cross between Vince Lombardi and Bill Cosby), the lasting emotional trauma on the black community from Cosby’s destroyed legacy, Derrick’s take on the lack of black male role modeling, black-on-black crime, Trading Places, his blighted Detroit boyhood neighborhood, operating in love, sex used as a tool in slavery, why the afore mentioned Mr. Rock said, “You wouldn’t want to be me. And I’m fuc$ing rich”, the so-called grace movement, differences on statue removal, the purpose of Christ, plus a sh%t ton more! The Post Game Show includes music from The Jeffersons. It ain’t going to be boring.
Powerful and poignant adult content, insight, humor and spirituality. NSFW or children. A portion of all proceeds donated to combat human sex slave trafficking and genital mutilation.