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Mario Armstrong moved to weekends on The Power!

Friend of Life Full Circle Radio, Mario Armstrong, is now a weekend staple on Sirius XM’s Power 128.

Mario has been a guest on Life Full Circle Radio on a couple of occasions, informing our audience on all things tech. He actually was on our show, the moment it was announced, legendary tech innovator, Steve Jobs passed away. You can check out that show here.

If you want to get an entertaining mix of tech knowledge and digital advocacy, you don’t want to miss his show. Check out his website and show times here.

Are Supporting Abortion and Supporting a Woman’s Right to Choose the Same?

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By Miguel Lloyd

This week on #LFCRadio, we are asking the question, are supporting abortion and supporting a woman’s right to choose the same thing? Now before you answer that question emphatically, one way or the other, I want you to think about that question for a minute.

If we are to not think critically, and just respond down party lines, your answer with be swift, cause your blood pressure to rise and you might even start looking for your closest picket line to jump on. But if you remove most of your emotion, you might see, how this is one the biggest dividing lines in our society today.

is this argument about contraception, woman’s rights, morality or religious control? Join us Wednesday night for this discussion on #LFCRadio!

Miguel Lloyd is a blogger, radio host and Media entrepreneur. He hosts a weekly talk show called Life Full Circle Radio. The show includes super producer, Nikkia Ganey with hot topics, Seshmi Robertson with Entertainment, Elton Gumbel with Sports and Alton Drew with the Politics365.com Politics segment. Join us this and every Wednesday night for the lively conversation by clicking HERE!

ESPN’s Bomani Jones Goes in Hard on Allen Iverson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESPN Contributor and Sirius XM Radio host Bomani Jones went in hard on NBA Legend, Allen Iverson, by going as far as questioning his manhood in examining his life and career. Is this the last we will hear of Allen “BubbaChuck” Iverson? Will he respond to critics like Jones and others on or off the court? Stay tuned.

Black in America: My Thoughts

By Nikkia “Kia” Ganey

Sunday night, along with thousands of people worldwide, I pulled up to my couch to watch part 4 of the CNN Black in America series.  For the past 4 years, CNN and Soledad O’Brien has been exploring different aspects of life in America as an African American. This Sunday they explored “The New Promise Land- Silicon Valley.” This series followed eight black entrepreneurs immersed in Silicon Valley’s startup scene as part of the NewMe Accelerator. Still, the high tech center of the United States is dominated by young males who are mostly white and Asian.

I was under the impression that the series would follow African American people who have changed their careers, moved to Silicon Valley and are now working in software, technology and computer industry…people like me. True, I do not live in Silicon Valley, but my entire career is based online. As a Google and MSN Paid Search Analyst I am in a Male and white dominated world. In my current position I am the only African American who works for the company.  Even with being a minority in my company and my field I truly enjoy it, but this is not the direction that I thought my career would take.

 As an African American student in high school I had no clue what I wanted to do with my life, but I knew I wanted to be successful. I remember getting my acceptance letter to Florida A & M University thinking “Oh crap…what am I going to do at this school for 4 years”.  The day of Freshman Orientation I decided on the spot I was going to go into journalism. I loved to write, I loved the news and I knew it was something that would get me to my ultimate goal of being successful. I graduated with a degree from FAMU and an impressive under graduate portfolio.

I immediately started applying for jobs and saw that journalism jobs were few and far between. Instead of letting the fear of living at home with my mother for the rest of my life, while I wait for my big break, I decided to broaden the scope of what I was looking for. I was offered a job as a copywriter for a marketing company in Daytona Beach Florida. The job was an eye opener, I started creating print pieces and online materials to promote different products. I wrote scripts for online commercials, copy for websites and even got to review and critique new websites. I made the decision to stay in online field just as the bottom fell out of the economy and I loss my job, but the change was the best decision I could have ever made. As the economy tanked, my career was still going strong and doors flung open. Fast forward 4 years and now my entire career is based online.

I am a paid search analyst by day, I produce an online radio show at night and I freelance as an online marketing consultant for non-profit and for-profit organizations. Of everything that I do, I love the radio show the most. I love that while I am producing I can interact with fans on various social networking platforms. I love my career and look forward to going to work every morning. I talk about what I do to my friends and family and I notice that their faces glaze over in boredom, even though I am bouncing off the walls describing the new products that Google is testing this week, the new Ad Center editor tool or new articles that have come out about new innovations being released to improve marketing a product online.  I understand that the online world seems boring and it’s not the first choice for African American’s coming out of high school, especially African American women, but the industry is shifting and the capabilities of technology are growing every second, meaning new career opportunities are opening up constantly.

I would have loved for the Black in America piece to show more African American’s like me who have transitioned into an online tech career and have moved to Silicon Valley and are now working for companies like Intuit, eBay, Salesforce and Google.  I would love to see more women like me who have transitioned into the tech world and are flourishing, but maybe next time…

Join Nikkia as she helps produce Life Full Circle Radio. The show is hosted by Miguel Lloyd.  Nikkia Ganey will also have hot topics, Seshmi Robertson with Entertainment, Elton Gumbel with Sports and Alton Drew with the Politics365.com Politics segment. Join us this and every Wednesday night for the lively conversation by clicking HERE!

Talking Tech with Mario Armstrong

By Miguel Lloyd

Join us on Oct. 5th for the conversation. Click HERE to listen live or on replay!

In a very short amount of time, the Internet has gone from a forum for the government and the military to disseminate the first emails, to the place that turns 20 year olds into millionaires overnight. Although there was a “bubble burst” in the business of the Internet, it hasn’t stop the millennial generation from finding new ways to keep us occupied and make a ton of money in the process.

On our next show, we will have tech expert, Mario Armstrong. Mario can be seen and heard on mediums including CNN, NBC, SiriusXM and in your trusty Google Search engine, talking about everything tech. He is considered one of the foremost experts on all those gadgets, apps and tablets that you still can’t figure out how to use. We are going to pick his brain a bit about things like the pending release of the new iPhone 5, Steve Jobs retirement and the new Amazon Fire. We are also going to talk about how we can make all these social networks work to grow our businesses. Finally, we will dig into his socially conscious side, and discuss why your kids need to be picking up a math book faster than a football. You may have the next Mark Zuckerberg playing Madden in your living room as long as you nurture the talent. I know it is going to be a lively and fun conversation!

Of course, as always, we will have our super producer, Nikkia Ganey with hot topics, Seshmi Robertson with Entertainment, Elton Gumbel with Sports and Alton Drew with the Politics365.com Politics segment. Join us this and every Wednesday night for the lively conversation by clicking HERE!

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