16 episodes

A show produced by women of color centering women and gender nonconforming folks of color in politics and activism, now featuring video interviews on our new YouTube channel.

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A show produced by women of color centering women and gender nonconforming folks of color in politics and activism, now featuring video interviews on our new YouTube channel.

    LaSaia Wade - Brave Space Alliance

    LaSaia Wade - Brave Space Alliance

    Even before Stonewall, Black trans women have led the movement for change. We're thrilled to introduce you to LaSaia Wade, an open Afro-Puerto Rican indigenous trans woman and the Executive Director of the Brave Space Alliance. We discuss the current moment and the long overdue recognition of the radical Black political framework.

    • 41 min
    Mia Birdsong - How We Show Up

    Mia Birdsong - How We Show Up

    An activist, facilitator, and storyteller, Mia Birdsong has collected stories of building relationships in a fragmented society that prizes individualism in her new book, "How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community." We also tackle how Black women specifically have had to do the work of building community, but white women get the glory.

    • 48 min
    Organizing in Chinatown

    Organizing in Chinatown

    The coronavirus hit right when organizers started census and antiracist initiatives. In this episode, we'll hear from leaders in Chicago's Chinatown: Grace Chan McKibben of Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community (CBCAC) and People Matter's Consuela Hendricks and Angela Lin. 

    • 41 min
    Sayu Bhojwani - New American Leaders

    Sayu Bhojwani - New American Leaders

    Now more than ever, we need to elevate folks who have toiled for better conditions for the undocumented and those living on the margins. We discussed the importance of immigrant leaders and more in our enlightening conversation with Sayu Bhojwani, President of New American Leaders.

    • 49 min
    Deepa Iyer - Solidarity Is

    Deepa Iyer - Solidarity Is

    While organizations preach solidarity, few achieve it and even fewer know what it takes. We're excited to introduce you to Deepa Iyer, Director of Solidarity Is and host of the "Solidarity Is This" podcast, to discuss her work and how we move forward.

    • 50 min
    Ruqaiijah Yearby - St. Louis University

    Ruqaiijah Yearby - St. Louis University

    Racial disparities in healthcare have become even more pronounced during this coronavirus outbreak. We explore the intersection of race, gender, and class with Professor Ruqaiijah Yearby of the St. Louis University School of Law and Institute for Healing Justice and Equity.

    • 25 min

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