10 episodes

Toronto is a media and cultural hotspot. But the diversity that makes the city special isn’t often reflected in the stories we hear and the discussions we have. Black Tea will change that. Writers Andray Domise and Melayna Williams are here to bring important and uncomfortable Black community conversations out in the open, and to have some laughs while doing it.

Black Tea Frequency Podcast Network

    • Philosophy
    • 4.8, 124 Ratings

Toronto is a media and cultural hotspot. But the diversity that makes the city special isn’t often reflected in the stories we hear and the discussions we have. Black Tea will change that. Writers Andray Domise and Melayna Williams are here to bring important and uncomfortable Black community conversations out in the open, and to have some laughs while doing it.

    Welcome to Season 2

    Welcome to Season 2

    B(l)ack by popular demand, Black Tea season 2 is bringing the same unapologetically Black content, unfiltered raw opinions and dope guests. We’ll be getting into all things Black, and much tea will get spilled. We are going to explore art, politics, pop culture, sports, economics and more beyond a single story or simple representation. Version … Continue reading "Welcome to Season 2"

    • 1 min
    Black Queer Visibility

    Black Queer Visibility

    The Black community often replicates the harmful and oppressive structures of white supremacy on it's queer members. What are some ways we can build stronger ties between the broader Black community and LGBTQ+ people?



    Guest: Kim Katrin Milan, Human Rights Educator and Writer

    • 45 min
    2018 Best in Blackness

    2018 Best in Blackness

    This week, Melayna, Andray and A.Harmony break down this year's best (and worst) moments in Blackness by spilling as much tea as possible. 



    Guest: Writer and Hip-hop artist, A.Harmony

    • 30 min
    Black Film & TV

    Black Film & TV

    Yes, diversity is a buzzword, but it also represents essential strides in the film and television industry related to viewership and box office returns. For some reason, that shift hasn’t resonated in Canada. How can we change that?



    Guest: Amanda Parris, Television and Radio Host, Writer.

    • 39 min
    Blackness, Sports and Activism

    Blackness, Sports and Activism

    Growing up, the athlete was portrayed as shallow, unintelligent, and unconcerned with the affairs of the world. This has never been the case with Black athletes, so why are white sports fans continually surprised? We talk to Donnovan Bennett from Sportsnet about the implications and stakes surrounding the activist athlete.



    Guest: Donnovan Bennet, Sportsnet Host, Writer

    • 43 min
    Black Art in Canada

    Black Art in Canada

    Why do Black artists in this country have to leave home to find their fame? And why are we only happy to claim them after they’ve already made it somewhere else? How can we offer better support to our artists early on and what can we do to help our Canadian artists stay in Canada and still find global success?



    Guest: Dalton Higgins, Author

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
124 Ratings

124 Ratings

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Solid Recommendation

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Melayna doing phenomenal work

Dope and organic podcast, touching on topics that affect us daily while speaking her truth respectfully.

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Melayna is the best

Melayna is so raw and real, it is refreshing in the current podcast landscape. Wherever she posts I’ll follow!

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