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!
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.
“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.
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.
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.
Vaccines, Trust, and the Global Pandemic
Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Dr. Krishna Upadhya, Vice President of Quality Care and Health Equity at Planned Parenthood. They discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, its disproportionate effect on BIPOC communities, and how to better ensure Americans can trust the vaccine.
And So We Begin
Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Listen as host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Alexis McGill Johnson, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. They discuss the historic Biden-Harris administration, from promising cabinet picks to the importance of Vice President Kamala Harris’ place in the White House.