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Bilingual Kids Rock Podcast is your place to connect with multilingual families, language experts, and passionate authors from around the world. We share actionable tips and motivational stories. Learn from our experiences so your journey raising multilingual children is enjoyable, manageable, and successful.
 
Hosted by Petronella Lugemwa, the “I Am Multicultural” Podcast sheds light on what it means to be multicultural by sharing story interviews of various interracial, mixed, biracial, blended, interfaith, third culture, immigrant couples, families & friends. SEASON 2 Returns in Fall 2018
 
The multicultural youth program broadcasts the voices of a vibrant segment of the Canberra community who face many challenges. The voices are those of youth who have migrated to Canberra from a foreign country in difficult circumstances, and who are facing the many cultural and social challenges of adjusting to and integrating with the culture of their new home, combined with the everyday challenges facing adolescents, such as choices about values, education and questions about their identit ...
 
The multicultural youth program broadcasts the voices of a vibrant segment of the Canberra community who face many challenges. The voices are those of youth who have migrated to Canberra from a foreign country in difficult circumstances, and who are facing the many cultural and social challenges of adjusting to and integrating with the culture of their new home, combined with the everyday challenges facing adolescents, such as choices about values, education and questions about their identit ...
 
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Communication in a relationship can be challenging when you speak the same language, but what happens when you're studying abroad in a country where you don't know the language and meet the love of your life, who speaks a completely different language. Edit Vasadi & Adam candidly share how they saved their marriage and learned to better communi ...…
 
This week’s multicultural movie is Get Out, the American horror movie about a young black man Chris who goes away for the weekend to visit his white girlfriend Rose’s parent’s estate & during that weekend uncovers a disturbing secret. Watch the trailer HERE
 
When you’ve assimilated & relate better to your American or Western culture, what are some ways that you can still honor your parents and grandparents non-Western heritages? Korie + Frank's interview will give you some insights into the subtle nuances and ways one can connect with your native culture. SEE Photos of Korie + Frank HERE…
 
This week’s multicultural movie is David, the story of an unlikely friendship between Daud, an 11yr old religious Muslim boy living in Brooklyn and an Orthodox Jewish boy Yoav. Watch the trailer HERE
 
In episode 23, Louise, a biracial mom of 3 shares her story of growing up biracial with African-American and Italian - Iranian parents, adopted and biological siblings and how she's now raising her biracial kids and teaching them about their identity. See PHOTOs HERE
 
This week’s MUST WATCH multicultural movie is The Hundred-Foot Journey. Based on the novel by Richard C. Morais, the 100 Foot Journey is the story of a young man Hassan Kadam (played by Manish Dayal), his father and 3 siblings, who immigrate to a small village in France after their home is burned down in Mumbai India. They used to own a well kn ...…
 
Episode 22 is the story of Jackie Murphy, who was born in Ghana, moved to Colorado, became a litigator and why marrying a Caucasian man of Irish descent wasn’t initially part of her plan until she met Dan… and now how she’s cultivating a strong interracial marriage and family while still celebrating her heritage. See PHOTOS of Jackie + Dan here…
 
This week’s MUST WATCH multicultural movie is Coco. Set in Mexico during Dia de la Muertos, Coco is the story of a little boy and aspiring musician Miguel, who despite his family's ancestral ban on music, desires to be a musician like his famous legendary deceased musician & movie star Ernesto de la Cruz, so he sets out on a journey journey to ...…
 
In Episode 21, I’m recapping & sharing the best moments from Episodes 5 - 8 of the I Am Multicultural Podcast. 1. Episode 5: 2. Episode 6: 3. Episode 7: 4. Episode 8:
 
This week’s MUST WATCH multicultural movie is Black Panther based on the Marvel comic book Black Panther and is the story of T’Challa, king of Wakanda, a fictionalized African nation formed by a coalition of multiple tribes who united & harnessed the power of vibranium, a nearly indestructible natural resouce, to develop a technologically advan ...…
 
When you’re of a completely different race, culture, religion or demographic from someone else but are genuinely curious about who they are, what they believe in, how do you cultivate a friendship where you can ask the really hard or “dumb” questions? In Episode 20, I talk to Ashley Gerrity about how to cultivate a genuine, interracial friendsh ...…
 
This week’s MUST WATCH multicultural movie is LOVING. Loving is the beautiful love story of Richard & Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for their interracial marriage in Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the United States Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision and define all interracial relationships going forward. Watch the ...…
 
In Episode 19, I’m recapping Episodes 1 - 4 of the I Am Multicultural Podcast. 1. Episode 001: Why 1 Wedding Photographer Launched a Podcast on Multicultural & Interracial Relationships 2. Episode 002: How 1 Dad teaches his Multicultural Kids to Be True to Themselves | Rob Yaskovic 3. Episode 003: How 1 Interracial Couple discovered the true me ...…
 
This week’s multicultural movie review is on the romantic comedy My Big, Fat Greek Wedding. It’s the story of a young Greek woman Toula, who falls in love with a non-Greek man Ian, a high school teacher, and struggles to get her family to accept him (as the first non - Greek Guy to date someone in her family) while she comes to terms with her h ...…
 
In Episode 18, I had a fascinating conversation with multicultural married couple Ilene & Jorge about cultural identity & how it significantly shapes everything from personality, to relationships, to communication styles, traditions to raising kids. Ilene's father is a 2nd generation Russian and Jewish and her mother is Filipino & Catholic. Jor ...…
 
This week’s multicultural movie "Guess Who" is the story of a young black woman Theresa, who comes home for her parent's 25th anniversary celebration, and introduce them to her new boyfriend Simon home who they don’t know is white or that they are engaged. This hilarious romantic comedy starring Bernie Mac, Zoe Saldana and Ashton Kutcher explor ...…
 
Episode 17 is the story of an Indian-Pakistani woman Annum, who as a Muslim wasn’t allowed to date, but fell in love with a South African Jewish man Jordan & how together as a couple, they’re figuring out what married life and kids will look like as an interfaith, multicultural couple. I ask them the following questions to understand how they’r ...…
 
What motivates people? What will motivate you? How can I tap into my potential?
 
This week’s multicultural movie review is on Bend It Like Beckham is the story of the daughter of orthodox Sikh family rebels against her parents' traditionalism by joining a soccer team. Main character is 18 year old Jessminder, who is the daughter of Punjabi Sikhs living in London & becomes friends with Jules played by Keira Knightley & after ...…
 
How did Freud believe our psychic minds are set up and how does it relate to us today? Find out!
 
Episode 16 is the story of a Bolivian - American couple Patricia and Juan Pablo, who despite being born in the same city & country, grew up with very different family traditions & but are now forging their own path & traditions as a family, raising 2 kids. We talk about: How they met & maintained a long distance relationship (she was in Virgini ...…
 
This is a candid talk on my mental illness and my gender. Where I'm coming from psychically.
 
What are the 7+ deadly sins? How will you die? Will you die or live forever? Blessings.
 
We are living in Anarchy right now with the government shut down! There is no federal government! Time to self govern! 😀
 
Didn't get a chance to read the secret? Find out how I use it to get what I want in this world! Blessings.
 
What is PTSD and how does it relate to the black community? Find out in this segment!
 
This week’s multicultural movie review is on Victoria and Abdul. Based on the book by Shrabani Basu of the same name, the film is about the true story of an unlikely but extraordinary friendship between Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Abdul Karim, a tall, handsome Indian clerk. The movie explores how Victoria and Abdul became very clos ...…
 
Rockefeller's monopoly on oil destroyed the holistic medicine industry because of the fact that oil makes pills. Find out how that relates to black America in this segment on drugs and trash.
 
My new business affiliate on 135th and 136th on Frederick Douglas Blvd.
 
Episode 15 is the story of a Korean - Canadian mom, who as a young girl didn't fully embrace her Korean heritage only to marry a blue eyed blonde American Marine, have kids and realize the importance of celebrating her Korean heritage, food and language. In Episode 15, I talk to the witty Jihae Watson, a Korean-Canadian mom living in Arizona ab ...…
 
Explicit. As a sober person, how do I handle the bumps and bruises of love and life? Venting is one mechanism of coping. Find out how I avoid substances to stay healthy and true.
 
What is Islam really about? What does the qu'ran actually say? Especially about war? The surface is scratched in this tell all segment.
 
Is resurrection real? Is reincarnation fact? Can I be born again? What are the secrets? Listen in!
 
Why should you rest in Saturday and why should you cover your hair? An easy talk that touches on Jesus as well.
 
Are you wondering how I realize I have a power and where it comes from? How does one tap into their own psychic potential? This short talk tells all.
 
This week's multicultural movie review is on The Joy Luck Club. Based on Amy Tan’s book of the same name, The Joy Luck Club is the story of the relationships between 4 Chinese women and their Chinese – American daughters. Watch the movie trailer HERE Find out where you can watch the movie HERE Learn more HERE…
 
Sound waves aren't particles but molecules are! Listen to the expansion on asexual reproduction and inoculation creation. And of course spirit.
 
Episode 14 is the story of how Nathalie from Martinique & Casey from the United States quickly figured out if they were a good match for each other using humor & vulnerability. We talk about: • What it was like growing up in a Martiniquan dual language household vs a black American family household • Growing up in a strict French Caribbean hous ...…
 
A caller asked what are the pros and cons between the hypersexual and Asexuality. Find out what these words mean and what are the drawbacks of either!
 
How do the laws of motion relate to your life? Applied physics.
 
Is the Purge real? Short answer, yes. How does it relate to you and reproduction? Find out!
 
Secrets revealed about how to reproduce asexually and why you're already doing it.
 
This week's multicultural movie review is on Hasan Minhaj's Homecoming King. In his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj weaves humorous & heartbreaking anecdotes to tell his life story as an Indian - American Muslim. Rated 8.3/10 on IMDB, the film is absolutely hilarious and does a good job of giving viewers insights into the immigrant and mul ...…
 
Episode 13 is the story of a blond kid who wanted to belong in a place where no one looked like him. In Ep 13, I talk to Nathan Holritz, father of 2, minimalist & CEO of Photographers Edit about this third culture experience as a foreigner or “gaijin” growing up in Japan & what he did to immerse himself in Japanese culture, even though he looke ...…
 
This week's multicultural movie review is on The Big Sick. The Big Sick is the multicultural story of Pakistani-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (as himself) & Emily Gordon, (played by Zoe Kazan) as Kumail’s white American girlfriend. They fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. Watch the movie trailer HERE Find out where you can watch ...…
 
Episode 12 is the story of Alex Barnett, a New York based comedian, writer & white, Jewish multiracial dad, married to an African - American woman (who converted to Judaism) & why it was important for him to raise his 6yr old biracial son in the Jewish faith. We talk about: His love story with his black wife why his wife converted to Judaism Wh ...…
 
Episode 11 is the blasian love story of Chie Davis, who leaves behind her family in Japan to move abroad (the 1st in her family) and in the process falls in love with a famous African-American musician Dennis Davis, 25years older than her. See photos of Chie + Dennis David & detailed Show Notes HERE
 
Episode 10 is the story of my brother-in-law Ken & his outsider perspective as an American traveling to Kampala, Uganda to get officially engaged to his fiancé (my sister) as part of the traditional Ugandan engagement ceremony, the kwanjula . Along the way, he questions the why behind each Ugandan tradition vs his upbringing & makes a compellin ...…
 
In Episode 9, I interview Ria & Jon, a Chinese – Filipino couple who met in the Philippines about how they’ve learned to communicate, love and resolve conflict despite their different cultures and the clever disagreement conflict management gimmick they’ve developed to say sorry and apologize. Resources mentioned: Hashtag: #JRSeestheWorld The M ...…
 
In episode 8 of the IAM podcast, I chat with the cheerful, award winning media producer & diversity champion Anna Lauren Tufecki about her love story with her Turkish Muslim husband Eren & how together they’re pioneering & redefining what love & faith looks like in a healthy, fulfilling Christian – Muslim marriage. We chat about: Anna Lauren’s ...…
 
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