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The Parker Edison Project: Family Legacy And Culture Handed Down

Entertainer Celeste Noel Parker, also know as

Above: Entertainer Celeste Noel Parker, also know as "Hattie Noel," is pictured in an undated poster on a page from the Parker-Rollins family book.

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How does family legacy contribute to culture? In the season 1 finale, host Parker Edison talks with his brother about their family legacy. Then he sits down with underground hip-hop ... Read more →

Aired: June 16, 2021 | Transcript

How is a family legacy handed down?

In a new episode of the KPBS Explore podcast, "The Parker Edison Project," Parker talks with his older brother about their family legacy and the hand-me-down hustle.

Then, Chris Reyes discovers how a song can form the foundation of a friendship decades later.

Parker also talks with underground hip-hop royalty Masta Ace about how family inspires his music.

The show wraps up with Sojourn, who returns with an exclusive musical performance for the finale of the first season of the show. Listen closely for a very special guest who closes it all out.


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What comes to mind when you think of American culture? The Parker Edison Project works to expand the cliché answer to that question. It's a podcast that zooms way in on what really makes a culture — food, music, style, sex, fashion and more. Join host and co-creator Parker Edison for insightful conversations about creativity and community, all through the lens of Black America. This is the Parker Edison Project, a sonic exploration of what's considered American, where each episode starts with a thought-provoking talk and ends with a musical bang.

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