68 episodes

Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics -- the one stop shop for women of color who want to hear and talk about the world of politics. Host A’shanti Gholar leads conversations with women changing the face of politics. Episodes include interviews with politicians, candidates, and influencers. Get ready for roundtables, analyzing current events, and more!

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Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics -- the one stop shop for women of color who want to hear and talk about the world of politics. Host A’shanti Gholar leads conversations with women changing the face of politics. Episodes include interviews with politicians, candidates, and influencers. Get ready for roundtables, analyzing current events, and more!

    A House & Senate in Favor: Reproductive Healthcare & The 100 Days

    A House & Senate in Favor: Reproductive Healthcare & The 100 Days

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Jacqueline Ayers, Vice President of Government Policy and Public Relations at Planned Parenthood. They recap the first half of the Biden-Harris administration’s 100 Days, including historic cabinet appointments, the Global HER Act, and having a pro-reproductive healthcare House and Senate.

    • 20 min
    Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis

    Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Carmen Green, VP of Research and Strategy at the National Birth Equity Collaborative, and Melanie Newman, Senior VP of Communications and Culture at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. They discuss the future of Black women’s healthcare in the US, including the Momnibus Act, the domestic gag rule, and the Black maternal health crisis.

    • 32 min
    Presenting: Ordinary Equality

    Presenting: Ordinary Equality

    Thank you for tuning into The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. We are taking a break from our season to highlight another great WMN Podcast, Ordinary Equality. Please enjoy episode three, Breeding a Nation, from season two of Ordinary Equality.

    • 38 min
    “The Floor, not the Ceiling:” The Supreme Court in 2021

    “The Floor, not the Ceiling:” The Supreme Court in 2021

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Bonyen Lee-Gilmore, Director of State Media Campaigns, Planned Parenthood Federation of America. They discuss what’s on the docket for the Supreme Court in 2021, and how those decisions will affect reproductive healthcare in the US.

    • 23 min
    Reproductive Justice & Women in the COVID Economy

    Reproductive Justice & Women in the COVID Economy

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Monica Simpson, Executive Director at SisterSong. They discuss the history of reproductive justice in the US, the effect of COVID-19 on an economy that already underpays Black women, and the need to establish women’s health as a fundamental right.

    • 27 min
    Women’s Healthcare: Keeping Up The Fight

    Women’s Healthcare: Keeping Up The Fight

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Dr. Meera Shah, Chief Medical Officer at Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic. They discuss the state of women’s health care in the US, what its future might look like under the Biden-Harris administration, and the importance of having a government that understands the realities BIPOC folks are facing in our healthcare system.

    • 21 min

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