30 episodes

The So-Called Oreos Podcast is hosted by four friends who identify as being labeled an "oreo," a term describing a person who is "black on the outside and white on the inside." Each episode, Kia, Janae, Rachel, and Amari discuss topics on being labeled "too black" or "too white" in society and how this effects our everyday life.

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    • 4.9, 32 Ratings

The So-Called Oreos Podcast is hosted by four friends who identify as being labeled an "oreo," a term describing a person who is "black on the outside and white on the inside." Each episode, Kia, Janae, Rachel, and Amari discuss topics on being labeled "too black" or "too white" in society and how this effects our everyday life.

    "So You Want to Address Your Own Privilege"

    "So You Want to Address Your Own Privilege"

    The oreos get introspective and address the ways they have privilege in society. First, the hosts explain where the term "privilege" came from and why we have such a hard time addressing our own privilege. Afterwards, they touch on the many ways one can have privilege outside of race and gender and share personal stories on how they realized they were privileged in certain aspects through classism, ableism and sexuality. Thank you for your support and as always please continue to subscribe, share and follow us on social media!Email: socalledoreos@gmail.comTwitter: @socalledoreosInstagram: @socalledoreosFacebook: www.facebook.com/socalledoreos/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMDdVCa3NcWfaYBNF-RkzkQAudience Survey: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQL…A8rq69gQ/viewform

    • 1 hr 27 min
    "So You're Trying to Support More Black-Owned Businesses"

    "So You're Trying to Support More Black-Owned Businesses"

    The oreos share some stats on black-owned businesses and the struggles they have faced during Covid-19 as well as the increase of efforts to support black-owned businesses after the killing of George Floyd. Following the discussion of why we need to make a conscious effort to buy black, each host interviews a black business owner.Camille Hugh, Cards That Make You lol (@institchesgames)institchesgames.com/Zari Taylor, Zari Alyssa PNG (@zarialyssa.png)docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQL…LBgDNyZw/viewformPatricia Striggles, The Motherland Plug (@themotherlandplug)www.themotherlandplug.comTiffany James, CAAB Culture (@caabcustoms)www.caabcustoms.com/ Thank you for your support and as always please continue to subscribe, share and follow us on social media!Email: socalledoreos@gmail.comTwitter: @socalledoreosInstagram: @socalledoreosFacebook: www.facebook.com/socalledoreos/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMDdVCa3NcWfaYBNF-RkzkQAudience Survey: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQL…A8rq69gQ/viewform

    • 1 hr 32 min
    "So You're Reassessing Your Love Life Because of Covid-19"

    "So You're Reassessing Your Love Life Because of Covid-19"

    In this episode, the hosts share some stats on key trends around what the future of dating looks like as well as what some of the current pain points of dating during COVID are based on a survey from Iris, a NY-based dating app. Later, the four women dive into how their personal dating standards and ideas have changed since COVID-19 swept the nation and read audience responses to the situation as well. Amari and Janae talk about their past situationships, Kia encourages listeners to expect more from their partners, while Rachel doles out sage wisdom about how to keep a relationship strong.Thank you for your support and as always please continue to subscribe, share and follow us on social media!Email: socalledoreos@gmail.comTwitter: @socalledoreosInstagram: @socalledoreosFacebook: www.facebook.com/socalledoreos/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMDdVCa3NcWfaYBNF-RkzkQAudience Survey: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQL…A8rq69gQ/viewform

    • 1 hr 53 min
    "So You Want to Be an Ally to the Black Community"

    "So You Want to Be an Ally to the Black Community"

    In this episode, the Oreos break down what exactly it means to be an ally. From checking your privilege to buying from black-owned businesses, the hosts give in-depth explanations on every way you can be an ally in every aspect of life.We Shouldn't Talk About This Podcast: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/we-s…is/id1494905754Thank you for your support and as always please continue to subscribe, share and follow us on social media!Email: socalledoreos@gmail.comTwitter: @socalledoreosInstagram: @socalledoreosFacebook: www.facebook.com/socalledoreos/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMDdVCa3NcWfaYBNF-RkzkQAudience Survey: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQL…A8rq69gQ/viewform

    • 1 hr 38 min
    "So You Need To End a Toxic Friendship"

    "So You Need To End a Toxic Friendship"

    The four women briefly discuss the current protests and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 before heading into the topic of ending toxic friendships. Janae gives us the red flags of a toxic friend and Kia discusses why the longevity of a friendship may be the reason why its hard to cut off a friend and why that should not be a factor. The four later share personal stories on how birthdays seem to be a time where toxic friends expose themselves, how friends have different tiers, and Janae goes in depth on the time she actually was the toxic friend.Thank you for your support and as always please continue to subscribe, share and follow us on social media!Email: socalledoreos@gmail.comTwitter: @socalledoreosInstagram: @socalledoreosFacebook: www.facebook.com/socalledoreos/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMDdVCa3NcWfaYBNF-RkzkQAudience Survey: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQL…A8rq69gQ/viewform

    • 1 hr 33 min
    “So You Want to Break the Stigma of Mental Health”

    “So You Want to Break the Stigma of Mental Health”

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month so of course our mental health expert, Rachel Fowler, decided to interview a therapist for this special episode! Rachel is joined by Shae Nicole Williams, a therapist who helps women and marginalized populations heal from trauma, enhance their self-care needs and nurture growth from the inside out. Williams discusses everything from how to heal from childhood trauma, getting older generations to break the stigma on mental health (10:50) and tips on finding a therapist that is a fit for you. She enlightens us on the damage of self diagnosing (33:00), why a mental health diagnosis can’t be done after one session and goes in depth on why the journey to forgiving other starts within (37:00).You can find Shae Nicole Williams at her website www.shaenicole.com or on Instagram @traumahealher.Thank you for your support and as always please continue to subscribe, share and follow us on social media!Email: socalledoreos@gmail.comTwitter: @socalledoreosInstagram: @socalledoreosFacebook: www.facebook.com/socalledoreos/YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMDdVCa3NcWfaYBNF-RkzkQAudience Survey: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQL…A8rq69gQ/viewform

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Crazytoe926 ,

Personal and Insightful

Really amazing podcast that takes a personal view on a nuanced subject.

Tdixon508 ,

A very powerful podcast!

I enjoyed the episode on being an ally to the black community. Much respect to you ladies for creating necessary content!

mommalabs ,

Love it!

Super amazing podcast with the best host! Highly recommended!

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