15 episodes

My Melanin is a group of Black professionals that look to discuss the Social Determinants of Health as it relates to the Black experience. As persons of African descent living in Atlantic Canada, My Melanin is a place to help inform, facilitate, and connect the diaspora in the Atlantic region and beyond! Acknowledging our rich diversity and culture, this podcast will explore the multifaceted experiences of the diaspora through meaningful and insightful conversations.

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My Melanin is a group of Black professionals that look to discuss the Social Determinants of Health as it relates to the Black experience. As persons of African descent living in Atlantic Canada, My Melanin is a place to help inform, facilitate, and connect the diaspora in the Atlantic region and beyond! Acknowledging our rich diversity and culture, this podcast will explore the multifaceted experiences of the diaspora through meaningful and insightful conversations.

    “Hope is Passive”

    “Hope is Passive”

    The crew sit down with DeRico Symonds, Halifax Community Advocate, to discuss and dissect the many layers of race and racism experienced in our society, lessons learned, and creating spaces and legacies for the future. If you want to learn more about our guest visit www.dericosymonds.ca.

    • 46 min
    With Skills, We Build p. II

    With Skills, We Build p. II

    The crew are back and chop it up with Amber Grosse, Child & Youth Supervisor at the YMCA, about building skills, connecting with youth, and creating thriving environments.

    • 42 min
    With skills, We Build p. I

    With skills, We Build p. I

    Dee, Kitso, and Mohamed sit down and talk about the intricacies of education and the workplace.

    • 59 min
    We Have a Legacy

    We Have a Legacy

    The crew sit down with a trailblazer in education and everyone’s favourite principal, ‘Ms. Karen Hudson’.

    • 58 min
    Black is the Blueprint

    Black is the Blueprint

    The crew are back and have a lively discussion with Bria Symonds, BSW RSW, on the complexity of the Black gendered experience.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Strength that Raised Me p. II with Dr. Barbara Hamilton-Hinch

    The Strength that Raised Me p. II with Dr. Barbara Hamilton-Hinch

    Dee, Kitso, and Mohamed sit down with Dr. Barbara Hamilton-Hinch, Assistant Vice-Provost Equity and Inclusion Dalhousie University, to discuss the implications of the built environment and childhood experiences on the development and health of our Black communities.

    • 57 min

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