The 180

David Treatman Creative

Hey! This is a podcast where with fun games and good conversation we talk about a turning point in our guest's life. We've all had moments when a choice will either keep us right where we are or will take us to the next level. Let's laugh, heal and be inspired together as we discover how our guest made the 180.

Welcome to The 180 with Eric Lockley
Trailer 2 min 14 sec

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There are moments in life that define us. In The 180, award-winning actor and comedian Eric Lockley pulls back the curtain on the moments that challenged and changed his guests. Tune in each week to laugh, heal, and be inspired. Perhaps you’ll find the tools to turn things around in your own life? Support this podcast

Oct 2020

2 min 14 sec

Jessica Frances Dukes, stage and screen actor known for Ozark, Jessica Jones, BOOTYCANDY, and more, joins Eric to discuss the power of mentorship, community, and taking charge of one’s life and career. Keep up with Jessica at @jessicafrancesdukes on Instagram and on Twitter at @jessiefdukes. Support this podcast

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Nov 2020

45 min 50 sec

Eric interviews April Reign: advocate, speaker, and the creator of #OscarsSoWhite. They discuss Black Twitter, major career changes, and representation in the entertainment industry. For the hottest takes, follow April on Instagram and Twitter at @ReignOfApril. Support this podcast

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Nov 2020

51 min 34 sec

Eric sits down with Tony Hillery, founder and executive director of Harlem Grown, a Harlem-based nonprofit using food justice to transform kids' lives. They discuss food insecurity, getting a new lease on life, and helping your community from the ground up. Learn more about Harlem Grown by stopping by one of their community gardens or visiting their website at www.harlemgrown.org. Support this podcast

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Nov 2020

38 min 50 sec

Acclaimed three-named actor William Jackson Harper, best known for playing Chidi Anagonye on the NBC comedy The Good Place, drops by The 180 to talk about his journey from shy middle schooler to Emmy-nominated TV star. Stay up to date with Will on Instagram at @williamjacksonharper and at @dubjackharper on Twitter, and be sure to check out Will's upcoming projects Love Life and The Underground Railroad! Support this podcast

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Dec 2020

57 min 11 sec

Beatrice Dixon, founder of feminine care company The Honey Pot Co., shares her journey from college dropout to badass entrepreneur. Join us as we discuss embracing spirituality, fostering connection, and keeping yourself open to every possibility. Stay Connected with Bea on instagram at @iambeadixon, and find The Honey Pot Co.'s products at a Target near you! Support this podcast

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Dec 2020

39 min 28 sec

In an exclusive interview, Iron Chef, restaurateur, and authority on Spanish-fusion cuisine Jose Garces reveals a big ‘180.’ Chef Garces talks about changing tides in the culinary world and his plan to be at the forefront of what’s next commercially and ethically. Join Eric and the rest of The 180 team on January 6th for a live cooking class at chefgarces.com and find out if all of Chef Garces' pointers have helped Eric move past meal kits! Support this podcast

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Dec 2020

48 min 4 sec

Philadelphia sanitation worker, artist, and activist Terrill Haigler stops by The 180 after a long day on the job. He lets Eric in on what went down on the streets in the height of COVID-19's first wave, and they talk about Terrill's favorite 'jawns,' his humbling road to activism, and his political aspirations. Keep an eye on this man on the up'n'up on Instagram at @_yafavtrashman and learn more about Terrill's plans at yafavtrashman.com. Support this podcast

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Dec 2020

46 min 36 sec

Author, activist, and advertising guru Frederick Joseph swings by The 180 to talk about tokenization and relegation of Black voices. His new book, "The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person," is out now wherever books are sold. Let Frederick know that you want Eric to narrate the audiobook on Instagram and Twitter at @fredtjoseph! Support this podcast

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Dec 2020

50 min 34 sec

Stacey Sargeant, multi-hyphenate extraordinaire, swings by The 180 to talk about her work on, and about, the stage. From the grueling toll of the ballet industry on her self esteem and body image, to equipping herself with tools to tell her own stories, Stacey has been an advocate for authentic voices and appearance in the tales that are meant to reflect us. Stay up to date on her projects at @staceysargeant on Instagram, and check out her new course! Support this podcast

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Jan 6

49 min 6 sec

Ryan Dennis is the Chief Curator and Artistic Director of the Center for Art and Public Exchange at the Mississippi Museum of Art. She drops by The 180 to talk about Black optimism, communal engagement, and equity within a museum setting. Stay connected with Ryan on Instagram at @ryandennistaylor. Support this podcast

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Jan 13

1 hr 2 min

Ron Duprat shares an inside look at his ascent from refugee to celebrated chef, and the responsibilities he's taken on in order to use his voice to make positive change in the culinary world. Follow Chef Duprat on Instagram at @topchefron, and if you stop by one of his many celebrated restaurants, tell them Eric sent you. Support this podcast

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Jan 20

47 min 20 sec

Bryan Terrell Clark, acclaimed stage and screen actor, joins Eric for a conversation about perseverance, faith, and manifestation. Stay up to date with Bryan's multifaceted projects at @therealbtc on Instagram and Twitter, and check out his masterful work on the second season of Snowpiercer. Support this podcast

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Jan 27

48 min 42 sec

Shirel Jones is the founder and class leader of Lil Dumplins, a Detroit business exploring the arts through ballet and movement classes for children. Hear about how the impact Shirel has made on her students, and how they inspire her in turn. Watch Lil Dumplins grow on Instagram at @lildumplins, and stop by for a class some time! Support this podcast

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Feb 3

48 min 29 sec

Step into our studio for a game of What's that Jam? with jam-maker, entrepreneur, and general badass Ashley Rouse. Ashley's "Trade Street Jam Co." has grown from a kitchen hobby to a leader in the vegan spread world. Order a selection of Ashley's concoctions from tradestjamco.com, and join us today at 6pm EST on Instagram over at @tradestjamco and @the180pod to learn how to make cocktails using the jam of your choice! Support this podcast

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Feb 10

56 min 32 sec

Starr Busby - singer, songwriter, composer, actor, and so much more - graces The 180 with her rejuvenating energy. Join us for a conversation about value, worth, and clarity. Stay up to date with Starr's latest news on all socials at @starrbusby_alive, and please leave a review if you're enjoying the show! Support this podcast

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Feb 17

48 min 10 sec

Sensational musician Mykal Kilgore joins Eric for today’s episode of The 180. Taking a pause to reflect amidst an exciting Grammy campaign, Mykal drops gems all episode long. This is one you won’t want to miss! Go listen to “A Man Born Black” at mykalkilgore.com, and wish Mykal luck at the awards this year at @mykalkilgore on all socials! Support this podcast

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Feb 24

50 min 29 sec

Multi-hyphenate heavyweight, Ameenah Kaplan, stomps onto The 180 to inspire us to follow the beat of our own drum. Breaking expectations and chartering an individual path, Ameenah's interview is a necessary reassurance as we close in on a full year of pandemic life. Stay up to date with Ameenah's work on Instagram @Ameenahkk! Support this podcast

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Mar 3

1 hr 2 min

Actor, dancer, choreographer, and so much more - Nicco Annan stops by The 180 to reflect on the change and the tests that prepared him for his big break. Nicco's portrayal of Uncle Clifford on the hit show P-Valley was recently named one of the best TV performances in 2020 by The Hollywood Reporter. Go binge season 1 on Starz now, and follow Nicco on socials at @alldaynicco to be the first to know when season 2 is out! Support this podcast

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Mar 10

56 min 9 sec

From aspiring zoologist to award-winning children's book author and activist, Innosanto Nagara has made quite the 180 from Z to A. Join Eric as he walks through Inno's fascinating and unexpected journey, and be inspired to create the change you'd like to see in your life! Be sure to keep up-to-date with Inno's latest news at @InnosantoNagara. Support this podcast

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Mar 17

58 min 13 sec

Finance fixer extraordinaire Shawn Rochester equips Eric with the tools to liberate his wallet. The two discuss the importance of role models, good information, and responsibility. This episode is a must-listen. Arm yourself with Shawn's strategies and formulas at goodstewardllc.com! Support this podcast

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Mar 24

1 hr 6 min

Balancing professional opportunities and personal obligations is difficult for everyone. Reaia Ball sits down with Eric to talk about how loss made her reevaluate her whole trajectory. Keep up with Reaia to follow the outcome of her 180 at @missreaia on Instagram! Support this podcast

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Mar 31

44 min 35 sec

Lock It Plates inventors Johny and Christopher discuss the path their invention followed from inspiration to execution. Join Eric for this wonderful story of how a small idea can create a big impact, and get your set at www.lockitplates.com! Support this podcast

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Apr 14

55 min 25 sec

Detroit lover Candice Fortman sits down with Eric to talk about her "180." Join us to learn about Candice's extensive background in radio and journalism, and her work to diversify newsrooms and journalistic spaces! Support this podcast

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Apr 28

1 hr 9 min

First-generation Nigerian reporter and editor, Antoinette Isama, sits down with Eric to talk about her "180." Join us to learn more about her background in journalism as well as FourTwo Creative, the newly-launched agency she co-founded that aims to elevate the standard for how African cultures are interpreted, represented, and engaged with, on a global scale. Check out what she's up to @justantoinette on Instagram! Support this podcast

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May 19

58 min 44 sec

For the 25th episode of The 180 Eric is joined by Joseph Cuillier, a New Orleans-based artist, designer, educator, and the co-director of The Black School and Black Love Fest. Joseph's interdisciplinary practice explores social practice, education, textile art, installation, digital image making and design. His visual work engages with fashion as architecture, abstraction as a technology, and Black radical pedagogy to disconnect history and create counter narratives. Go learn more about what Joseph is up to at www.josephcuillier.com. Thank you, listener, for being a part of The 180 family as we celebrate this milestone release! Support this podcast

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Jul 7

1 hr 4 min

This week, Eric is joined by DeWanda Wise, the star of She's Gotta Have It, Fatherhood, and the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion. Join us to hear all about the Boss Ladies DeWanda has worked with, how Eric is single-handedly responsible for her meeting her soulmate, and the unique advice DeWanda's family gave her growing up. You can stay up to date with DeWanda at @dewandawise on Instagram, and be sure to check out Fatherhood and both seasons of She's Gotta Have It, available on Netflix now. Support this podcast

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Jul 21

1 hr 4 min

Join Eric for a conversation with trailblazing author and literacy activist Wayétu Moore. Learn how Wayétu freed herself from societal expectations and took command of her life and her voice, and share this episode with a friend who would be inspired by her journey! Be sure to stay up to date with Wayétu's exploits on Instagram at @wayetu. Support this podcast

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Sep 2

49 min 12 sec