2.3.2022 The Black Business Round Table: Saabir Lockett & John Jones III & Janani R.
WELCOME listeners to today’s episode of the “Black Business Roundtable!” I am your host Doug Blacksher broadcasting to you LIVE from the city of Diversity Oakland California! Black History Month is upon us and THIS MONTH our Podcast lineup of guest WILL LIGHT IT UP! This is a historic time as President Joe Biden plans to nominate a BLACK WOMAN to the United States Supreme Court in the very near future!
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Today’s show highlights:
Tonight we will discuss updates on the Oakland City Council DISTRICT 4 upcoming political race. In addition we will speak with two gentlemen that were both previously incarcerated and their Past and HOW they have turned their lives into serving others.
Our Guest Today include:
-Weekly Check-in w/ Dr. Ashley Coleman- PsyD, Department Chair/Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of the West.
-Janani Ramachandran, ESQ., She continues to be our Social Justice Warrior fighting for Oakland one day at a time! Let’s congratulate Janani Ramachandran and her NEW CAMPAIGN RUN for Oakland City Council DISTRICT 4 and she was born and raised in the EAST BAY! Catch up with Janani anytime at Centro Legal De La Raza website www.centrolegal.org or via her NEW website: and NEW Instagram @Janani4Oakland
-Guest-John Jones III – Formerly incarcerated, now an advocate transforming his community by channeling his experiences and expertise on issues related to Criminal Justice reform. Visit: or
-Guest-Saabir Lockett – A former gang member from Los Angeles County sentenced to life in prison at 19 years of age. He changed his life in prison through obtaining a college education and fought for and won his freedom after 21 years. Call: 510-893-7106 Visit: or follow Saabir on Instagram: @SaabirLockett
Now for the National Political Highlights and Several Elections:
-Marcus Flowers is a BROTHER, Proud Army Veteran, Husband, Father and Patriot. He is a Georgia DEMOCRAT running for CONGRESS to UNSEAT (and just OUT FUNDRAISED) Marjorie Taylor Green. Learn more Instagram: @Marcus4Georgia or (He is also coming on our show in FEBRUARY 2022!)
-Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock a DEMOCRAT helped flip Georgia BLUE (Along with Senator John Ossoff) is running again for the U.S. Senate. Learn more on Instagram: @raphaelwarnock or
-Stacey Abrams a DEMOCRAT is running to unseat Republican Brian Kemp for GOVENOR of GEORGIA. Learn more on Instagram: @StaceyAbrams or
-Val Demings –a DEMOCRAT is running for the 2022 Florida Senate Seat! Visit or Instagram: @valdemings
The News of the Day:
On this day Feb 03, 1948: Black Woman and Her Children Sentenced to Die for Defending Themselves. Courtesy of EJI (Equal Justice Initiative) Visit www.calendar.eji.org – for more information and to read the full story of this day in our Black and Brown History!
Chef Karter Louis of “Soul Slice” Restaurant and Catering in Oakland California has joined our Advertising Family! Located at: 5849 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94608, Phone: (510) 879-7689 Website: – Support this Black Owned Business and Let us CATER your Next Event!
A special Shout out to Doni Glover of and Current Sponsors “Soul Slice” Restaurant and Catering with Chef Karter Louis and Magnolia Engineering and Construction
To join our “BBRT” ADVERTISING family or to be a possible guest on the show reach us via our email: firstname.lastname@example.org INCLUDE Your COMPANY NAME, ADDRESS, WEBSITE, Company Phone Number & Social Media Page INFO to our email address: email@example.com
We also have a network of Shows hosted by Mr. Doni Glover such as “Chap & Friends” on Mondays, “Party Marty Let’s Talk” on Tuesdays, “SISTABIZ with Nicole and Tamara” on Wednesdays,” BlackUSA Crypto News with Kamal Hubbard” on Friday and Sundays “Sixty Minutes – In Black USA” with Michael Haynie so be sure to CHECK OUT these Black Voices and guiding lights of our community!
Thank you Audience for tuning in and Remember together we can Listen, Learn and SHARE because I know you care! This is Doug Blacksher of the Black Business Roundtable, God Bless and Good Night!
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