After checking in, Antoine and Kennita chat with director/dancer/choreographer Jade Charon. In this episode, Jade tells us about her background (4:10), her experience working during COVID (7:15), working on the dance film Champion Style with Ra
On this episode of Black Imagination, our hosts start off by checking in and Kennita shouting out her latest infatuation (1:00). We then welcome on our guest, writer Matthew Gutierrez. Matt and Antoine go down memory land (4:45), then the conve
On this episode of Black Imagination, our hosts Antoine and Kennita continue their conversation from the prior episode. They start off by talking about their workout regimens, our old snack drawers and diets (1:50), Photo Shoots (7:10), Support
On this episode of Black Imagination, our hosts catch up after a month-plus hiatus. Antoine shares the symptoms that led up to his leave (2:20); the impact of working from home, sick, and Black (6:00); the dangers of pushing through changes in
This week, Antoine and Kennita welcome rapper 3XSimpson to the show to talk about his music-making beginnings with his twin brother, moving to Atlanta, and the growth he has experienced while navigating the music industry.
Antoine, Kennita, a
This week, Kennita and Antoine welcome two good friends and partners of Imagine MKE from Metcalfe Park Community Bridges - Executive Director Danell Cross and Deputy Director Melody McCurtis.
Talking about how everyone is dealing with the winte
On this episode of Black Imagination, we have DeMar Walker from Ko-Thi Dance Company. We talk about Kennita’s dance moves and DeMar’s role in the dance film "The Beckoning” (5:00); his journey with dance, Ko-Thi, and old Milwaukee events (12:30
In the first episode of the new season, Antoine and Kennita interview Joanna Brooks from Embody Yoga. After talking about the start of 2021 and the riot on the Capital (4:30), they dive into Joanna’s journey to Embody Yoga (14:30), Embody’s rol
This week on Black Imagination, it's a Della Christmas Miracle! We saved one bonus episode of the TRUST BLACK WOMEN tour with Milwaukee artist Della Wells. Enjoy the many rich stories Della tells as we talk about how she got into art, the power
This week on Black Imagination, Kennita and Antoine look back on their first season of the podcast. (But don't check out for the season just yet! After this episode, they'll be back in two weeks with one more special guest in 2020.)
The TRUST BLACK WOMEN TOUR is still going strong and today we are talking to Dr. Monique Liston from Ubuntu Research and Evaluation. We start off by asking Dr. Mo, "What does freedom look like to you?" (3:25) and "How do black people build thei
The TRUST BLACK WOMEN Tour makes another stop, talking to Markasa Tucker from the African American Roundtable. After checking in about how we feeling and what is keeping Markasa going, we discuss The African American Roundtable (8:40), her star
We continue our TRUST BLACK WOMEN Tour with Tyanna McLaurin from Marquette University and Milwaukee Film Festival’s Black Lens. Our conversation starts by checking in on each other after the officer that shot Breonna Taylor was not convicted (3
Four days before her tenure with the Milwaukee Health Department concluded, Antoine and Kennita spoke with Commissioner Jeanette Kowalik and her chief of staff Lilliann Paine. They reflect on her time in Milwaukee (9:00), Lovecraft country and
This week on Black Imagination, Antoine and Kennita share their space with Malkia Stampley – mom and wife; TV, film and stage actor; voice over artist; and stage director from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
(2:00) Malkia talks about her childhood and th
This week on Black Imagination, Antoine and Kennita welcome Nicole Acosta - photographer, painter, dancer, DJ, Marketing and Communications Associate for Ex Fabula, and all around cool lady.
Kennita and Nicole start off by sharing a quick memo
This week, Antoine and Kennita talk to Lafayette Crump, Commissioner of the City of Milwaukee’s Department of City Development.
After first having a great laugh about food (2:20), Lafayette talks about his work in the DNC (oh yeah that’s this w
In this bonus episode, Antoine and Kennita talk to Alderwoman Milele Coggs of the 6th District of the City of Milwaukee to check in right before Bronzeville Week.
Alderwoman Coggs talks about her journey back to Milwaukee and why she chose to
This week, Black Imagination welcomes rapper and developer Ray Nitti to the show to talk about how he got his start in rap, the business around music, and his transformation from full time rapper to Milwaukee Mogul.
Antoine and Kennita dive r
Welcome to the latest podcast out of the Imagine MKE podcast shop, Black Imagination!
In this pilot episode, Antoine and Kennita introduce themselves (and get to know each other even more) by chatting about food, the origin of this podcast, the
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