Poetry and perspective for the young and young at heart. Join hannahfloresthepoet every week to hear her spit bars and spit facts about current issues facing our young people today. Hannah regularly invites guests from around the world on to the show, providing the Gen Z community with a platform to speak their truth, share insight and stay in the loop.
The Phenom: Hispanic Heritage Month & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Today on Punchline!, I have an exciting story to share about a young woman from the Bronx in New York, and her name is Sandy. Better known as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she has risen to fame and works towards amplifying marginalized voices as the youngest female member of the United States Congress. I hope that her journey will inspire you as much as it did for me, while Punchline! wraps up this special mini-series for Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month.
"Azucar:" Hispanic Heritage Month and Celia Cruz
Today on Punchline!, I want to introduce a new mini-series to recognize Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month. Celia Cruz is an iconic pillar of Cuban culture, Afro-Latinidad and the Latinx community. Dubbed the "Queen of Salsa," Cruz's legacy will continue to span across generations and unite the world with her infectious rhythms, beautiful songs and zest for life.
To Write or Not To Write
Calling all writers! Today on Punchline!, I have a special treat for you and your writing futures. Whether fiction, mystery, comic strips, movie scripts or poetry, I’ve got something for you in this special episode with another amazing featured guest: Aybala Turkarslan. She is the founder of publishYOUth and publishYOUth.com, a great online resource for young writers about competitions, publications, advice and more!
Back To What?
Today on Punchline!, I'll be addressing the many concerns that you all may have with heading back to school or campus this season. Along with myself, I have my wonderful new guest: Meghna Kamath, to talk about her perspective as a second-year undergraduate student from the University of Georgia. The Covid Conversation is a platform that she started to educate young people on important public health updates related to Covid-19. Hear us continue that conversation and stay tuned for more of season 3!
My Chair Is Plastic: Intersectional Feminism in Education
Today on Punchline! as part of my newest mini-series, I will be interviewing another amazing guest: Beatrice Atienza from Spain! She is a teacher in training and going into her third year of university. Beatrice and I will have a conversation on including more historical female figures into our history books and talk about her inspiring initiative: The Purple Diary Project.
My Chair Is Plastic: BIPOC Women's Seat at the Feminist Table
Today is August 26, 2020, happy Women's Equality Day! BIPOC (Black, and Indigenous People of Colour) women have been at the forefront of advocating for progressive platforms across the board. To celebrate this day, let’s honor their work and commitment to equality by becoming aware of the racism that exists in feminist spaces. This is part one of a mini-series on intersectional feminism, where the second episode of this series features another wonderful guest and powerful voice!