8 episodes

Welcome to Brown Sugar: The Podcast, where we have candid conversations about everything from careers to culture, race to relationships, identity and anything in between. Grab your tea, we’ll bring the sugar! New episode out every two weeks...

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Welcome to Brown Sugar: The Podcast, where we have candid conversations about everything from careers to culture, race to relationships, identity and anything in between. Grab your tea, we’ll bring the sugar! New episode out every two weeks...

    Episode 7: Politics Over Punani (Part 1)

    Episode 7: Politics Over Punani (Part 1)

    This week's episode is centred around the question of if you can be pro-black and date outside your race. To dissect this question, we’ll be discussing what exactly being “pro-black means, the importance of the black family and whether or not who you...

    • 39 min
    Episode 6: Brown Sugar Spills the Tea

    Episode 6: Brown Sugar Spills the Tea

    In Episode 6, we play a card game called 'We're Not Really Strangers' which aims to dig deep and reveal intimate truths. We reveal our biggest fears, insecurities, embarrassing memories and life lessons and learn not only more about each other, but our...

    • 37 min
    Episode 5: How To Win The Oppression Olympics

    Episode 5: How To Win The Oppression Olympics

    In episode 5, we dabble in a game of the Oppression Olympics i.e. the competition that arises when minority groups try to ascertain which group is the most oppressed, competing for a "prize": a seat at the table. Are there finite seats at the table or...

    • 46 min
    Episode 4: This Court Deems You Cancelled

    Episode 4: This Court Deems You Cancelled

    In Episode 4, we'll have a chance to dissect what exactly "Cancel Culture" is and the many nuances to this ever expanding debate through a fun game of to cancel or to keep. We’ll also be joined by two guests Diyora Shadijanova and Xi Bovell to see what...

    • 44 min
    Episode 3: When Do You Off Your Wig?

    Episode 3: When Do You Off Your Wig?

    This episode centers around dating as a black woman. We discuss the beauty standards surrounding hair and when we'd feel comfortable being wigless in front of a new partner. Black women face a constant seesaw of being either fetishised or deemed...

    • 50 min
    Episode 2: #StopBlackPeople

    Episode 2: #StopBlackPeople

    In Episode 2, we dissect a term called 'white fragility' (coined by sociologist Robin D'Angelo), which describes the disbelief and sensitivity that white people exhibit when they are told they are complicit in society’s institutional racism. Should the...

    • 47 min

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