102 episodes

“Go Black Boy Go” is a podcast where I share personal reflections on Black queer identity & Black masculinity. Join me, Jalen Thompson, as I navigate raw, intimate, & hilarious conversations with friends, family, artists, & intellectuals about Black & queer culture, life, & history. New episodes every Tuesday.

Go Black Boy Go Jalen Thompson

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

“Go Black Boy Go” is a podcast where I share personal reflections on Black queer identity & Black masculinity. Join me, Jalen Thompson, as I navigate raw, intimate, & hilarious conversations with friends, family, artists, & intellectuals about Black & queer culture, life, & history. New episodes every Tuesday.

    Anthony Hand

    Anthony Hand

    In this episode, I chat with creator, producer, and director Anthony Hand about his feature-length animated film MAXXIE LAWOW: Drag Super-Shero set to be released in Spring 2024. Anthony goes in depth about inspirations for the film and his desire to see more queer films in the mainstream.

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    To stay updated with the film and to get a peak of the adventure reel, go to https://www.maxxie.com/. You can follow the film on IG & Facebook @maxxielawow. Follow Go Black Boy Go on Twitter / IG / tumblr @goblackboygo. Listen on iTunes, Spotify, Anchor, and wherever else you get your podcasts. DON'T FORGET to leave a review on iTunes and share the episodes on your social medias!

    • 19 min
    The 100th Episode

    The 100th Episode

    So happy to reach this milestone. Thank y'all for listening!

    • 42 min
    Sharon's Kids

    Sharon's Kids

    In this episode, I chat with my mother, Tamiko Kelly, and aunt, Keshia Eddins, about their childhood in the 80s, addressing family trauma, and rebuilding relationships with family. Dedicated to Sharon Bonita Golden.

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    Follow Go Black Boy Go on Twitter / IG / tumblr @goblackboygo. Listen on iTunes, Spotify, Anchor, and wherever else you get your podcasts. DON'T FORGET to leave a review on iTunes and share the episodes on your social medias!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Summer 2021

    Summer 2021

    Register to watch the film: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-2021-a-performance-film-tickets-175958997097

    • 43 sec
    Antheny Chhay

    Antheny Chhay

    In this episode, I chat with Antheny Chhay, a student at the University of Oregon and fellow podcaster. We talk about his journey starting his own business in college and what his plans are for his creative endeavors.

    Listen to my interview on Uniquely Eugene: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/04-jalen-thompson/id1582750416?i=1000535541338

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    Follow Go Black Boy Go on Twitter / IG / tumblr @goblackboygo. Follow Antheny Chhay on IG @antheny.chhay and the Uniquely Eugene podcast on IG @uniquelyeugene. Listen on iTunes, Spotify, Anchor, and wherever else you get your podcasts. DON'T FORGET to leave a review on iTunes and share the episodes on your social medias!

    • 19 min
    Kyle Rodriguez-Hudson

    Kyle Rodriguez-Hudson

    In this episode, I chat with licensed clinician and executive director of TransPonder Kyle Rodriguez-Hudson. He talks about the resources that TransPonder provides and shares about his life and queer fatherhood. 

    "TransPonder is a Eugene-area trans-led nonprofit that coordinates and provides support for Lane County’s trans and nonbinary community." Read Kyle's interview from Eugene Weekly: https://www.eugeneweekly.com/2021/08/12/black-trans-lives-still-matter/

    TransPonder: https://transponder.community/

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    Follow Go Black Boy Go on Twitter / IG / tumblr @goblackboygo. Follow Kyle Rodriguez-Hudson on IG @theofficialkyle_harlan. Listen on iTunes, Spotify, Anchor, and wherever else you get your podcasts. DON'T FORGET to leave a review on iTunes and share the episodes on your social medias!

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

borderlandia956 ,

Important content

Highly recommend this podcast to graduate students of color. Jalen offers a comprehensive and complex understanding of academic work and our personal lives. His range of guests shows his dedication and investment in representation and true diversity in the academy. Thanks for creating this platform!

Ari7486 ,

I feel seen!!!

I am in graduate school and I can relate to so many of your experiences. Thank you!

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Black Excellence!

Thank you for this podcast!!!

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