Formerly known as "Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio," Be Heard Talk is an award-winning weekly talk show that is committed to informing, educating, and empowering Millennials. We talk race, politics, and culture every Sunday and stream our show Facebook Live. A new podcast is released every Tuesday.
Derek Chauvin’s Judgement Day: How Long Is The Sentence For Justice
The former Minneapolis police officer has finally been sentenced for killing George Floyd. But has justice really been served?
On this episode of “Be Heard Talk,” Selena Hill and Shavar Jeffries unpack Derek Chauvin’s sentencing and next steps to transform the institution of policing in honor of George Floyd’s legacy.
In addition, Evan Mastronardi and Michelle Hope discuss Brittany Spears’ attempt to end her conservatorship, the new abuse allegations against Chris Brown, and the debate surrounding the name of Michael B. Jordan’s new Rum.
Colorism In The Heights: Addressing Anti-Blackness In The Latinx Community
“In the Heights” has reignited long-standing conversations around colorism in the Latinx community. But this isn’t just an issue in Hollywood. How can we stop the erasure of Afro-Latinx people in society?
On this episode of “Be Heard Talk,” Selena Hill, Karina Cabreja, and Stanley Fritz unpack the recent controversy surrounding the lack of Afro-Latinx representation in “In the Heights.”
In addition, the team discusses the return of “Bennifer,” the New York City mayoral race, and whether or not Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday is an act of performative justice.
Juneteenth: The Blackest Holiday In America
It's the Black Independence Day, but the fight for freedom continues.
On this episode of “Be Heard Talk,” SelenaHill speaks to Iheoma U. Iruka, Ph.D., a professor and social justice researcher at UNC-Chapel Hill and co-founder of RISER, about the history of Juneteenth and the ongoing struggle for liberation.
In addition, Evan Mastronardi and Damond Stubbs join Selena to discuss VP Kamala Harris' controversial message to immigrants, Kim Kardashian’s Photoshop fail, and new guidelines that give employers legal rights to mandate their employees receive COVID vaccinations.
Fat, Black, And Queer: What It Means To Be Marginalized In America
It’s June. We have pride, but not freedom. The fight for equality continues.
On this episode of “Be Heard Talk,” Selena Hill and filmmaker Amber J. Phillips discuss the release of her documentary, “Abundance,” which touches on the intersection of race, sexuality, and body image.
In addition, Evan Mastrondari and Michelle Hope unpack the rise in transgender hate crimes, Facebook’s continued promotion of conversion therapy content, and the latest news of the U.S. Capitol insurrection.
George Floyd’s Legacy: One Year Later
George Floyd’s murder sparked global outrage. But the fight for reform is far from over. How can we dismantle the systems of injustice in honor of George Floyd?
On this episode of “Be Heard Talk,” Selena Hill, TV host Erica Cobb, and special featured guest Mike Muse, the co-founder of LawChamps, unpack the impact that George Floyd has had on policing, prisons, and calls for reform a year after his murder.
In addition, Evan Mastronardi joins Selena to discuss the anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre, BLM’s support of Palestine, and the DA’s decision to not press charges against the cops who murdered Andrew Brown Jr.
Gaza Under Attack: The Fight For Palestinian Freedom
Dozens of Palestinians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes. Protests for Palestine have erupted worldwide. Will there ever be peace in the Middle East?
On this episode of "Be Heard Talk," Selena Hill speaks to Taher Herzallah, the grassroots organizing director of American Muslims for Palestine, and Nerdeen Kiswani, the founder and chair of Within Our Lifetime - United for Palestine, about the recent escalation of violence in Palestine, the history behind the Israeli occupation in Palestine, and how allies can stand in solidarity with Palestine.
Evan Mastronardi and Michelle Hope also join Selena to unpack the latest Derek Chauvin murder case, Chrissy Teigan's past cyberbullying attacks against a teenager, and the ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney from House Republican leadership for refusing to support Trump's election lies.
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Enjoying the show! It’s always nice to hear women share their opinions openly and unabashedly. Hope you guys keep getting new listeners!
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