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ReidMyMindRadio

Stories and profiles of compelling people impacted by all degrees of vision loss and disability. Plus, Reid explores his own experiences becoming blind as an adult in his unique way pairing his words with audio and sound design.

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Reid My Mind Radio - Full Access to Movies & Television...

An episode packed with goodness. First, Alex Koren one of two founders of Actiview, the new startup changing not only the way we consume audio description but the way we think of video accessibility. This episode also includes: A slight rant on access to Audio Description in general. Plus, a special sneak peak into a new project I'm excited to work on with one of Hip Hop's pioneers, Doctor Dre; an original Def Jam artist, Yo MTV Raps and Hot 97 Morning Show host & DJ. Once again, I felt inspired! This time by Brooklyn's own Notorious BIG... and if you don't know, now you know...! Subscribe: Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Tune In, Sound Cloud Follow @tsreid| @reidmymindradio

19mins

16 Aug 2017

Rank #1

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Reid My Mind Radio: Doctor Dre's The Fight Back

Doctor Dre of Yo MTV Raps, NYC's Hot 97 Morning Show, the movie Who's the Man?... is launching The Fight Back! Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and now blind, this fight back is about more than you probably think. This episode features the piece produced for Gatewave radio followed by more personal conversation with Dre. Plus, you know there's only one way to intro this podcast... if you were a morning show listener you know I had to do it...it's the roll call! Listening on Sound Cloud? Push that Follow button!

24mins

15 Mar 2017

Rank #2

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Reid My Mind radio - Getting Back

I didn't plan to take a break from the podcast, but life happens. I'll tell you more about that in this episode plus, an update on a RMM Radio Alumni. Finally, a taste of my new podcast with my co host Doctor Dre from MTV, Hot 97 & more. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Sound Cloud, Stitcher, Tune In Follow @tsreid on Twitter

8mins

20 Mar 2018

Rank #3

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Reid My Mind Radio - A Girl From the South Who Stepped Into NASA

Continuing from the last episode "Black on Audio Description" I present our interview with Denna Lambert. The modern day "Hidden Figures. Listen as we highlight her journey including lessons for those pursuing their own goals, advice for those in positions of power and the various ways aspects of identity intersect with blindness or disability. Subscribe to the podcast: Apple Podcast, Google Play Sound Cloud, Stitcher Tune In Radio www.reidmymind.com @tsreid

25mins

29 Aug 2018

Rank #4

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Walking the Walk with Day Al-Mohamed

Today we spotlight Day Al-Mohamed. We're focusing on her creative endeavors such as writing books, short stories, comic books and scripts. now she adds Film director and Producer to her list of credits. We discuss; writing, film production, the disabled Civil War soldiers known as the "Invalid Corps". Plus hear how she inspired yours truly. Subscribe! Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast Stitcher, Tune In Radio or wherever you get podcasts. Visit www.ReidMyMind.com @tsreid

30mins

8 May 2019

Rank #5

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Up and Moving Again

William Greer is the Director of the Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival. Following an accident causing a TBI and vision loss, he found his passion for running marathons. Plus hear his best/worst films on disability. Subscribe! Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, Tune In Radio or wherever you get podcasts. Visit www.ReidMyMind.com @tsreid on Twitter

18mins

13 Mar 2019

Rank #6

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Reid My Mind Radio - On Black Panther Audio Description - Race, Selection & Time

More on Black Panther? Well, yes, sort of! It's really a good movie that raises some issues about Audio Description that need to be a part of AD conversations. In fact, these issues go further and touch on so called race and disability. I thought i'd begin here... Plus some suggestions as to how we can enhance the Audio Description improving the movie experience for Blind movie goers. Subscribe: Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Tune In Radio, Sound Cloud http://reidmymind.com/ @tsreid

13mins

2 May 2018

Rank #7

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Reid My Mind Radio: Black on Audio Description

Continuing a discussion on my thoughts on Audio Description. This time it's really a conversation. I called a listener who sent me feedback regarding the episodes question. Why didn't Black Panther have a Black person narrating the description? Subscribe to the podcast: Apple Podcast, Google Play, Sound Cloud, Stitcher, Tune In Radio www.ReidMyMind.com @tsreid

24mins

15 Aug 2018

Rank #8

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Getting Back in the Game with Coach Nancy

There are specific concerns around finding employment for people with vision loss, but so much of the process is universal. Nancy Karas, an HR Leader and Executive Coach shares insight to help people find their happiness. Learn the latest approach to finding a job, improve online networking, finding your dream job and increasing productivity. Subscribe: Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, or wherever you get podcasts. Transcripts & more at ReidMyMind.com @tsreid on Twitter

24mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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Disability Representation - Same Goal Different Strategy

exploring the importance of disability representation in the media & the impact on society. The NFB launches #LetUsPlayUs Campaign in protest of the CW "In the Dark" series for not casting a Blind lead. Plus "Blind Face"? Time to explore the necessity

31mins

24 Apr 2019

Rank #10

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Reid My Mind Radio - Tony the Traveller

Tony Giles, the author of two books capturing his journeys, has visited 7 continents and continues to travel to cities and countries around the world - independently. As a person who is blind and has severe hearing loss, we learn how he began traveling alone, how his early education paved the way for his exploration along with several valuable take aways for anyone! Subscribe : Apple Podcast, Google Play, Sound Cloud, Stitcher, Tune In Radio www.ReidMyMind.com Follow @tsreid on Twitter

22mins

18 Apr 2018

Rank #11

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Floating Above the Lane with Prince Bri M of Power not pity

Prince Bri M,the producer and host of Power Not Pity - A podcast that aims to amplify the lived experiences and perspectives of disabled people of color everywhere. We talk: being Black, non-binary and disabled., Accessibility & Disability Justice, Podcasting. Bri is also from the BX so the episode is set between some BX Love on the intro and outro! Subscribe! Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, Tune In Radio or wherever you get podcasts. Transcripts available at www.ReidMyMind.com @tsreid on Twitter

31mins

19 Jun 2019

Rank #12

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No Half Stepping with Loud Steps Indoor Navigation

In this conversation with Paul Colgan, Director of Business Development at Boni Loud Steps - an Indoor Navigation application, we talk about their approach to development, securing a permanent installation and other exciting pilot programs such as one currently underway in New York City. Subscribe to the podcast: Apple Podcast, Google Play, Sound Cloud, Stitcher, Tune In Radio... http://reidmymind.com/ Follow @tsreid on Twitter

20mins

12 Sep 2018

Rank #13

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The 2019 Rap Up ... Yes Rap Up

A brief update from me regarding the podcast & the future. this episode features an original production I'm calling the RMM Radio 2019 Rap Up. It features my daughter Raven Reid along with yours truly spittin' that fire! I even created a video availab

17mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #14

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The Art of Access with Cheryl Green

Meet Cheryl Green, a filmmaker focusing on disability identity and culture and making media accessible. She began making films after acquiring disabilities from brain injury. Hear why she views Captions and Audio Description as an artistic part of the film/media and a means of achieving disability justice and equity. Subscribe!: Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, Tune In Radio or wherever you get podcasts. Visit www.ReidMyMind.com @tsreid on Twitter

31mins

27 Mar 2019

Rank #15

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The Making of Blind Leaders

Megan Aragon is the Director of Knowledge Advancement Programs with AFB. Hear all about the new Blind Leaders Development Program and how it can help you reach your career goals. Megan's own story of adjusting to vision loss exemplifies the ideas behind the BLDP. This is a must listen for anyone struggling to accept their own blindness. Subscribe! Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, Tune In Radio or wherever you get podcasts. Transcripts & more at ReidMyMind.com @tsreid

15mins

23 Oct 2019

Rank #16

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Joe Strechay: When Preparation Meets Opportunity

An RMM Radio O.G (Original Guest) is back! Joe Strechay, Blindness Consultant tells us all about his work on the new series See from Apple TV Plus. Yes, he was hanging out with the cast, but the job required some real sacrifices. Hear his advice for his 19 year old self who didn't know what to think when first facing blindness. Subscribe wherever you get podcasts! Transcripts available at ReidMyMind.com. Holla Back!: 1 570-798-7343 ReidMyMindRadio@gmail.com Follow @tsreid

24mins

4 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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Because We Are Captivating

Third time on the podcast, Stephanae McCoy is the co-founder of Captivating Magazine. Hear her journey from once believeing there was no future to empowering women with vision loss to see their Bold, Blind Beauty Captivating selves!Plus Steph is a part of #Spark SaturdayPCB... Subscribe: Apple, Spotify, Google or wherever you get podcasts. Transcripts available at www.ReidMyMind.com Follow @tsreid on Twitter

16mins

9 Oct 2019

Rank #18

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We've Been Here: Black Disability History

Today, we're honoring two historic Black Women of history. Followed by Leroy Moore Jr. of The Krip-Hop Nation. We talk; the importance of including Black Disabled men & women throughout society & culture his latest publication; The Krip Hop Nation Graphic Novel Volume 1 all with a Hip-Hop appeal! Subscribe! Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast Sound Cloud, Stitcher, Tune In Radio or wherever you get podcasts. Visit www.ReidMyMind.com @tsreid on Twitter

20mins

27 Feb 2019

Rank #19

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Audio description: More than Movies Television and Theater

Most people familiar with Audio Description have probably experienced the art access through movies, television or live theater. Kat Germain, a Describer from Toronto Canada tells us about providing description during conferences, sporting events and more. Subscribe! Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, Tune In Radio or wherever you get podcasts. Transcripts & more at ReidMyMind.com Follow @tsreid on Twitter

18mins

28 Aug 2019

Rank #20