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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!

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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!

    Welcome to Season 3

    Welcome to Season 3

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics -the podcast all about amplifying the voices of women who are too often forgotten in media coverage. This season is in collaboration with She the People. She the People is creating a politics we have not yet seen, one grounded in love, justice, and belonging. Their aim is to inspire the hearts and minds of everyday people and turn non-voters into voters.

    We are highlighting She the People's list of 20 Women of Color to Watch in 2020. From Aimee Allison to Joy-Ann Reid, host A’shanti Gholar speaks with influential women of color who are playing a transformative role in the 2020 elections and beyond.

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    Encyclopedia Womannica: Ida B. Wells

    Encyclopedia Womannica: Ida B. Wells

    A'shanti Gholar guest hosts Encyclopedia Womannica, a daily podcast about groundbreaking women from history. In this episode, A'shanti tells the story of Ida B. Wells (1862-1931). Ida B. Wells was born into slavery and became a journalist, educator, civil and workers’ rights activist and suffragist. She is best known as a leader of the anti-lynching movement.

    • 6 min
    What Can We Expect in 2020?

    What Can We Expect in 2020?

    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. In the season finale, A’shanti speaks with Tiffany Loftin (Director of the NAACP Youth & College Division), Emily Crerand (National Campaigns Director of League of Conservation Voters), and Anisha Singh (Director of Judiciary and Democracy Affairs at the Planned Parenthood Action Fund). They talk about what we can expect from the 2020 presidential election and how women of color are shaping our democracy. This episode was recorded live at the George Washington Graduate School of Political Management.

    Special thanks to ActBlue for sponsoring this episode. 

    • 58 min
    Women of Color Leading Progressive Organizations

    Women of Color Leading Progressive Organizations

    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. In this episode, A'shanti speaks with Rahna Epting (Executive Director of MoveOn), Karundi Williams (Executive Director of re:power), and Yvette Simpson (CEO of Democracy for America). They talk about the future of progressive movements and what it takes to lead national organizations as women of color.

    Special thanks to ActBlue for sponsoring this episode.

    • 47 min
    LaTosha Brown: “The world needs us.”

    LaTosha Brown: “The world needs us.”

    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. In this episode, A'shanti speaks with LaTosha Brown, the co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund. LaTosha talks about what led her to fight for voting rights, the importance of giving back, and how we must protect our right to vote.

    • 29 min
    Women's March 2020

    Women's March 2020

    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. In this special bonus episode, A'shanti speaks with Women's March Board Members Isa Noyola, Lucy Flores, and Samia Assed. They talk about how they got involved in politics and activism, and share how the Women's March will show up on January 18, 2020.

    • 24 min

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