Think About It with Jayden Miller

Jayden Miller


Jayden covers educational topics related to American Government and Economics in a factual, yet opinionated and sometimes humorous way. New episodes weekly. Check him out at

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61 episodes

The Real Reasons Coach Deion Sanders is Hated

Those who don’t want Deion Sanders or any Black athlete to talk about race are evoking a shameful history in America. Sanders stands in the tradition of Black athletes who are not content to simply entertain White people.

Oct 02
America, What?/Healing after a Narcissistic Relationship

Healing is essential when coming out of a relationship with a narcissist. Jayden Miller shares his advice from personal experience and experts. Also, what is going on in the United States? Can we do better? A podcast that will surely make you want to listen.

1h 3m
Aug 27
In a Relationship with a Narcissist? End this Toxic Relationship! ASAP!

Female narcissists are often skilled at masking their narcissistic traits, so identifying them can be tricky. But there are some tell-tale clues to look for that reveal their true nature. Listen carefully as Jayden Miller educates you on how to cope with the narcissistic woman in your life and why you should leave this toxic relationship.

1h 6m
Aug 13
Mass Shootings on the Rise

Gun violence is a fixture in American life - but the issue is a highly political one, pitting gun control advocates against people who are fiercely protective of their right to bear arms. Every mass shooting in the U.S. raises calls for better policies to prevent such tragedies. There's evidence suggesting that certain kinds of laws may reduce deaths from mass shootings, say scientists who study the field — but those policy options are not the ones usually discussed in the wake of these events. What are we to do?

Apr 16
Chris Rock KOs Will Smith on Netflix

Will Smith slapped Chris Rock a year ago. I'm still smarting. Where's our apology? Each day, Black professionals take on the obligation to conduct ourselves in ways that don't feed those who need little prompting to question not merely our qualifications – but also our legitimacy Academy Awards 2022 Best actor nominee Will Smith smacked presenter Chris Rock in the face with an open hand and shouted a vulgarity at the comedian for making a joke about his wife's appearance at the Oscars ceremony. Chris Rock opens up a year later in his Netflix special. He got his revenge.

Mar 07
What is the Best Type of French Fry?

French fries have long been embraced by American cuisine (despite being stolen from overseas). In France, the French like to claim fries were invented by Parisian chefs who created the recipe just before the onset of the French Revolution. Fries are available at almost every fast food chain in the states. From Wendy's to McDonald's to Burger King, there's an opportunity to get a side of fries. But whether that potato is cut into zigzags, shaved into curls, or finely julienned into matchstick-size pieces, everyone has an opinion on which shape is the tastiest. When it all comes down to it, preference for french fry shape is usually based on how crispy, crunchy, and dippable a fry is produced by a particular potato-cutting method.

Mar 02
Tips on How to Balance Your Life

Mental health means striking a balance in all aspects of your life: social, physical, spiritual, economic and mental. Reaching a balance is a learning process. At times, you may tip the balance too much in one direction and have to find your footing again. Your personal balance will be unique, and your challenge will be to stay mentally healthy by keeping that balance.

Feb 25
Be a Parent to Your Child

Throughout my educational and life experience, I have learned the importance of parental involvement in a child’s life. The involvement can take many forms: being a role model, instilling good habits, being consistent in discipline, and building good relationships. This can be done by taking the time to nurture a relationship with grace and love. Equipping children in such ways can help them overcome various life challenges.

Feb 21
Super Bowl 57 Fun Facts

The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League. It is played between the winners of the league’s American Football Conference and National Football Conference. The game is a result of a 1966 merger agreement between the NFL and the AFL. With these facts about the Super Bowl, let us learn more about its teams, venue and related interesting facts.

Feb 12
Is Abortion Really Unconstitutional?

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., suggested that there may be a constitutional right to abortion baked into the 13th Amendment — an area she said went unexplored by the Supreme Court in its momentous decision last year overturning .

Feb 07
Tyre Nichols - Still So Much to Learn

Another victim with a different name - Tyre Nichols. The newly released videos of his police beating captured the brutality that his family and authorities had already foreshadowed: He was punched and kicked while being restrained. He pleaded to go home and repeatedly yelled for his mom. As a nation, when will we truly learn from these seemingly constant issues of mistreatment at the hand of authorities - entrusted to protect.

Jan 28
Do You Go to Church? Why?

Recent studies have confirmed what most of us have already figured out. People aren’t going to church the way they used to. Attendance and involvement are down across every denomination and in every demographic. No age group, no ethnic group, no area of our country has been immune from this new reality.

Oct 23, 2022
Deadly Attacks Against Police Must End

Everyone has to come together and recognize that violence against our police officers is intolerable just as violence in other parts of our communities is intolerable as well.

Oct 18, 2022
It's Not What You Say, It's What's in Your Heart

Los Angeles City Council member Nury Martinez has resigned as the legislative body’s president after making racist remarks about a fellow council member and his Black child.

Oct 10, 2022
Trevor Noah - Comedy in America Went Global

Trevor Noah is leaving “The Daily Show” after hosting one of Comedy Central’s hallmark programs for the last seven years.

Oct 04, 2022
Defund the Police? No, Defund Stupidity!

Liberals and activists want to defund the police. But what do communities of color want - in the wake of rising crime? Communities of color do not want to defund the police. They want to defund liberals and activists that are nowhere to be found when there children are murdered by criminals - that also want to defund the police, so they can prey on the innocent. Defund stupidity!

Sep 25, 2022
A 'Born and Bred Racist'

A ‘born and bred racist’ recounts his life in the 1960's evangelical church and how books and experiences changed his thinking.

Sep 18, 2022
Queen Elizabeth: The Universe Changes the Future

Queen Elizabeth was not supposed to be queen. Her father, King George VI was the second in line for the throne after his elder brother King Edward VIII back in the 1930s. However, Edward decided to abdicate the throne according to rules and protocols of the royal family as he wanted to marry twice-divorced Wallis Spencer, who was socially and politically unacceptable as a prospective British queen – in 1936.

Sep 11, 2022
I'm Back! San Diego and Missing People...

Season 3! San Diego - you have to visit Mission Beach, the Musical Instrument Museum near Phoenix, Arizona and Missing People.

Sep 04, 2022
The World is A Mess! Mass Shootings and Racial Attacks to Name A Few

A gunman perched on a rooftop opened fire on crowds attending suburban Chicago's Highland Park Independence Day parade, killing seven and wounding nearly 50 community members. A black man is shot at 90 times while fleeing police in Akron, Ohio. The former Japanese Prime Minister is assassinated. White liberals showing their true colors in racially attacking Clarence Thomas. What the heck?

Jul 10, 2022
What was the Supreme Court Thinking?

The Supreme Court just overturned one of the most famous and controversial rulings in modern history. A five-justice majority of Republican appointees ruled that Roe v. Wade and a following case, Planned Parenthood v. Casey, were wrongly decided. It’s a political earthquake - one that will reverberate for months and years to come.

Jun 26, 2022
The Gun Control Debate: What are the Real Issues?

While stricter gun control laws may make mass shootings slightly less common, research suggests that the rhetoric of both parties may not tell the full story. Rather than federal gun control laws, policies that focus on violence prevention at the community or individual levels may be more effective at preventing mass shooting deaths.

Jun 05, 2022
The Fourth Amendment: Limited Student Rights in Schools

The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects people against unreasonable searches and seizures. Public school students have constitutional rights just like everyone else. However, certain rights are limited. The right against unreasonable searches and seizures is one such right that faces some restrictions and/or limitations. Let's discuss it with Tanisha Miller.

May 31, 2022
The Fourth Amendment: When Can the Police "Search" You?

The Fourth Amendment requires the government to obtain a search warrant based on probable cause prior to conducting a search of people or their things. We will discuss what this means via the United States Supreme Court case of Terry versus Ohio.

May 15, 2022
Roe vs. Wade: Abortion - Your Thoughts - Pros and Cons

Roe v Wade is the court decision that protects the right to an abortion in the US up to the point a fetus can survive outside the womb, widely regarded as 24 weeks gestation. A full-term pregnancy is 39 weeks gestation. The 1973 ruling is among the most controversial in American history and has been subjected to many legal challenges over the year – but has survived until now. Let's explore the pros and cons of abortion. Your thoughts?

1h 9m
May 07, 2022
Let's Think About the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence was written in 1776 by Thomas Jefferson. It was a list of grievances against the king of England intended to justify separation from British rule, and it expressed "self-evident truths" of liberty and equality. Let's explore it from another perspective.

1h 0m
May 02, 2022
The Infamous Dred Scott US Supreme Court Decision

The Dred Scott case, also known as Dred Scott v. Sandford, was a decade-long fight for freedom by a Black enslaved man named Dred Scott. The case persisted through several courts and ultimately reached the U.S. Supreme Court, whose decision incensed abolitionists, gave momentum to the anti-slavery movement and served as a stepping stone to the Civil War.

Apr 04, 2022
Why the Miranda vs. Arizona US Supreme Court Decision is Important

Reading an accused his rights is now an ingrained part of law enforcement procedure and considered integral to protecting everyone’s Fifth Amendment rights, but it wasn’t always that way. History is loaded with examples of coerced confessions, dating back to the Spanish Inquisition and even earlier to the Roman Empire. Today, we often take the protections afforded by our Bill of Rights for granted, including our Fourteenth Amendment due process rights and our Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

Mar 27, 2022
Continued Impact of the US Supreme Court Decision Plessy vs. Ferguson

In 1896, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld state-imposed racial segregation in Plessy v. Ferguson, a civil rights case involving Louisiana train cars. One of the most famous Supreme Court decisions, the case solidified the "separate but equal" doctrine as the law of the land and allowed racially divisive "Jim Crow" regulations to take hold in southern states.

Mar 20, 2022
Why Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Will Make a Difference

President Biden has just announced Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Stephen Breyer. In 2022, 160 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, we are on the verge of having our first Black female Associate Justice. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is extraordinarily accomplished and should be on any president’s list of highly qualified, exemplary High Court candidates, not because of her gender or race but because of her resume and her qualifications.

Mar 02, 2022