Cocoa Fly host and journalist Jenee Darden brings a new flavor to stories about women, race, sex and wellness.
Chef Chad Cherry on Serving the Community and the Obamas
After being hospitalized in his 20's, Chad Cherry became passionate about eating organic food. Chef Cherry is the founder of Chef Kulture, a company based in Ft. Lauderdale that educates the community about healthy eating and is fighting food disparities in low-income areas.
Cherry was one of the few chosen to be part of the Red Bull Amaphiko Academy for social entrepreneurs.
He talks to Cocoa Fly host Jenee Darden about his passion to help the community and a special meeting with the Obamas.
Handling Her Business
Cocoa Fly host Jenee Darden interviews women entrepreneurs who are handling their business in unique ways. Zuvaa founder Kelechi Anyadiegwu turned a $500 investment into a $2 million dollar traveling African fashion marketplace. Cosplayer Lisa Lou Who has made bringing our favorite characters to life her business. Black Girls Run co-founder Toni Carey talks about how her organization is making a difference. Black Girls Run is partnering with Lexus for the upcoming Lexus LaceUp Running Series in Orange County, California.
Black Women It's Time to March for US!
Many Black women were turned of by the Women's March following inauguration of Trump. Some felt our issues were ignored. Well, now it's our turn. The nonprofit Black Women United in Sacramento, Calif. decided it's time to put our issues first. On Saturday, July 15th they're taking their voices to the capital of California, along with other major womanist, Black feminist and civil rights leaders. The march is called Ain't I a Woman, in honor of Sojourner Truth's groundbreaking speech.
Cocoa Fly host Jenee Darden talks about the march and Black women's issues with Vocheri Thomas, one of the founders of Black Women United.
Burger Love and a Side Letter to Sweet Potato
Jenee Darden performed stories about family, the O.J. Trial, love, online dating and womanhood at the Nomadic Press Uptown Fridays in Oakland. This podcast includes: "Grandma Wants a Boyfriend," "Life Sentence," "Burger," "Eartha Kitt/Selena Kyle" and more.
Nomadic Press Performance with Jenee Darden, Christine No and Nkechi
Real, Raw and Beautiful describes this literary reading with Cocoa Fly host Jenee Darden, writer and filmmaker Christine No and singer Nkechi. They performed at Nomadic Press Uptown Fridays in Oakland.
This episode is for mature audiences.
Laughs and Real Talk on Race, Bordertown and Disney with Lalo Alcaraz
Political cartoonist Lalo Alvaraz talks to Cocoa Fly host Jenee Darden about his new gig, TV writer for the FOX animated series Bordertown. The show, which is created by the producers of Family Guy, takes a satrical look at immigration.
Alvaraz, who is the creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip La Cucaracha also shares his reaction to the backlash he received for signing on to work with Disney Pixar on the film Coco. The film is about the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, which honors the deceased.