Coffee with a Black Guy

In 805conversations by Mark Sylvester

Making connections by being genuine

James Joyce III, the District Director, 19th State Senate District, and Mark had an engaging conversation about an innovative new social impact movement to help bridge the interpersonal and racial divide. There was a lot of ground covered in this conversation, including:
  • How Coffee with a Black Guy got started
  • What brought James to the Central Coast
  • How’s a journalist get involved in public policy and why?
  • What are the three skills needed to become a Journalist?
    • Give before you get
    • Follow your natural curiosity
    • Be genuine
  • What it’s like being the only black face in the room
  • His racism story
  • The Sky High Club (for tall people)
  • His inspiration: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
  • Coffee with a Black Guy on Facebook