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Discussing Black Joy with Yara Shahidi Your Political Playlist

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On this week’s special episode, Emily is handing over the reins to Michele Jawando to host a Juneteenth special with Yara Shahidi. As a 21-year-old actress and activist, Yara has spent the better part of her life as an outspoken advocate. From feminist in STEM to voter engagement to Black representation, she has garnered respect from Hollywood legends to political greats. Together, Michele and Yara unpack what it means to be a Black woman in 2021 and how Black Joy is essential to survival.

Your Political Playlist connects you with diverse and unfiltered conversations with inspiring women who are making waves in politics. Host, Emily Tisch Sussman brings her decades of experience at the progressive forefront to her thoughtful conversations with women at the seat of power and activism. Every week, Emily sits down to talk about new policy ideas and what women want to see from the Biden-Harris administration. Building on the activism from previous seasons Emily is continuing to bring changemakers to the table to show listeners how they can have an impact in politics. Be a part of the conversation by following us on Instagram @YourPoliticalPlaylist.

On this week’s special episode, Emily is handing over the reins to Michele Jawando to host a Juneteenth special with Yara Shahidi. As a 21-year-old actress and activist, Yara has spent the better part of her life as an outspoken advocate. From feminist in STEM to voter engagement to Black representation, she has garnered respect from Hollywood legends to political greats. Together, Michele and Yara unpack what it means to be a Black woman in 2021 and how Black Joy is essential to survival.

Your Political Playlist connects you with diverse and unfiltered conversations with inspiring women who are making waves in politics. Host, Emily Tisch Sussman brings her decades of experience at the progressive forefront to her thoughtful conversations with women at the seat of power and activism. Every week, Emily sits down to talk about new policy ideas and what women want to see from the Biden-Harris administration. Building on the activism from previous seasons Emily is continuing to bring changemakers to the table to show listeners how they can have an impact in politics. Be a part of the conversation by following us on Instagram @YourPoliticalPlaylist.

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