Incase you missed it, lets unpack all the episodes of the Cape Flats Karma Podcast Show!
Episode 1: Rise Regardless of your Size!
Earl Albert Mentor and three powerhouses come together for an uncomfortable dialogue around Cultural Differences, Racial Inequality, Racial Segregation & Toxic Masculinity in these challenging times!
They speak about our prejudices, personal struggles, etc., and how we can best use entrepreneurship as a vehicle to help break down cultural barriers in the Far South Valley. Our collective experiences, capacity for contribution, desire for guidance, and ability to grow make this exchange essential in the conversation about fostering cultures that support positive masculinity and cultural differences in this Valley!
Let’s learn from each other!
Episode 2: Toxic Masculinity
Earl Albert Mentor is joined by Ricardo Herdien, Luke-D and Jasmine Johnson-Mazwi where they engaged in uncomfortable dialogue when men actively avoid vulnerability, ignore personal traumas, and exhibit prejudiced behaviors against women in our high-risk communities!
Episode 3: Ghetto Elements
Earl Albert Mentor, Ricardo Herdien, Luke-D, Clement Ystertong Kilah and David Plofstof Deej unpack Ghetto Elements!
Growing up in our ghettos takes an extreme amount of effort. The intense efforts to navigate through dangerous territories and hope you make it out alive. But, in these ghettos, we birth beautiful, resilient, powerful, and passionate people who have master degrees in survival. In this episode, we speak truth to power on the heavy load we carry when surviving under strict conditions. We explore the subject, Ghetto Elements.
Episode 4: Women in Leadership
Earl Albert Mentor, Ricardo Herdien and Luke-D are joined by Bridgette Wyngaard, Mutheera Rademeyer and Yusra Davis dive into Women in Leadership!
Women are powerful agents of change within our high-risk communities on the Cape Flats. Still, women continue to be vastly under-represented in decision-making in politics, businesses, and communities.Women as leaders and decision-makers at all levels are critical to advancing gender justice and gender equality—and to furthering economic, social, and political progress for all that reside within our under-resourced communities.We are joined by three influential, passionate, and resilient young women leaders who are at the forefront of changing the status quo in our communities in the Far South Peninsula.
Episode 5: Art Activist
Cape Flats Karma Podcast Show follows Jean America’s life trajectory through his art and hope to provide a significant retrospective of his work. His story is inseparable from the movements he has been part of, which in turn shaped his artistic style and praxis to highlight our struggle within our high-risk communities.The question we ask:* Why aren’t visual artists receiving the much-needed support in our communities?* Why aren’t government officials/ ward councilors/ sub-council not providing spaces for our artists to express their artistic talents in our communities?* An many more burning issues around the support of our visual artists in our communities.Are you ready to listen?Are you ready to support?Are you ready to help?
Episode 6: Women in Leadership Part 2
Cape Flats Karma has to bring back Women in Leadership Part 2 with special guests: Ramona Lamb, Mutheera Rademeyer and Yusra Davis. Women are powerful agents of change within our high-risk communities on the Cape Flats. Still, women continue to be vastly under-represented in decision-making in politics, businesses, and communities.Women as leaders and decision-makers at all levels are critical to advancing gender justice and gender equality—and to furthering economic, social, and political progress for all that reside within our under-resourced communities.We are joined by three influential, passionate, and resilient young women leaders who are at the forefront of changing the status quo in our communities in the Far South Peninsula.
Episode 7: Arts and Activism
ART & ACTIVISM with #KingOfTheDrums NV Funk is going to be fire. A dynamic performer, producer, entrepreneur, and all-around master of his art, NV Funk combines the creative power of the arts to move us emotionally with the strategic planning of activism necessary to bring about social change.What we admire about this dynamic artist is how he challenges and changes power relations as a so-called coloured artist in a cut-throat industry in South Africa and Africa as a whole.
Episode 8: T.H.U.G L.I.F.E
The Hate You Give Little Infants F&$@ EveryBody’ For an already disenfranchised group of youth within our high-risk communities on the Cape Flats, that is now more susceptible to social problems, lack of self-confidence, embarrassment, and low self-esteem that have led to aggressive and dangerous, violent situations within our ghettos. We ask the question: “How can we foster our youth with equal opportunities to social development skills that promote personal development within our communities?”