1 hr 39 min

Take it to Church ft. Marissa Pina The Truth Report

    • Society & Culture

In this episode we talk to documentary filmmaker Marissa Pina about her film, Black Girl Church (www.blackgirlchurch.com (http://www.blackgirlchurch.com/)), which zooms in on a cultural institution for Black women -- the beauty supply store.We learn from Marissa what it takes to dedicate your time and talent to exploring a topic that most others would not and the personal and professional sacrifice one must make to be a storyteller on behalf of mariginalized communities.****GIVEAWAY****Follow us for a chance to win our guests' fave products at instagram.com/TheTruthReport (http://instagram.com/TheTruthReport)Prize will include products from Marissa's favorite things at Honey Baby Naturals and Botanika Beauty!****ABOUT OUR GUEST*****Find Marissa Pina at instagram.com/MarissaPina (http://instagram.com/MarissaPina)Find Black Girl Church at BlackGirlChurch.com or instagram.com/BlackGirlChurch (http://instagram.com/BlackGirlChurch)****EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS****(8:10) Why many Black women are so sensitive about their hair. "Black hair is art..."(17:00) Why Marissa has to talk about her identity daily(24:29) How Marissa reckons with the "n word" as a biracial person(30:05) We break down the concept of "thirst traptivism" and the GOAT of it instagram.com/kendricksampson (http://instagram.com/kendricksampson)(32:20) On Black Girl Church and what inspired it(47:20) What creators should think about when telling Black and Brown people's stories and owning their narratives(57:41) Why Black ownership is critical and Nipsey Hussle ("If you don't love him, get off my dam--just stop listening.")(1:00:30) Why Koreans dominate the Black hair market(1:08:15) Marissa checks Kamari (!!!!) and straightens her out(1:11:55) "Bitch stop accepting free work."(1:15:00) What it really takes to produce a successful, highly-profiled film(1:17:55) Lightning Round(1:26:39) Marissa talks about being called a Rachel Dolezal(1:32:12) Marissa shoots her shot at Elaine Welteroth, Ava Duvernay and more... Music: by KC Bandz (c) Black Jacket Entertainment

In this episode we talk to documentary filmmaker Marissa Pina about her film, Black Girl Church (www.blackgirlchurch.com (http://www.blackgirlchurch.com/)), which zooms in on a cultural institution for Black women -- the beauty supply store.We learn from Marissa what it takes to dedicate your time and talent to exploring a topic that most others would not and the personal and professional sacrifice one must make to be a storyteller on behalf of mariginalized communities.****GIVEAWAY****Follow us for a chance to win our guests' fave products at instagram.com/TheTruthReport (http://instagram.com/TheTruthReport)Prize will include products from Marissa's favorite things at Honey Baby Naturals and Botanika Beauty!****ABOUT OUR GUEST*****Find Marissa Pina at instagram.com/MarissaPina (http://instagram.com/MarissaPina)Find Black Girl Church at BlackGirlChurch.com or instagram.com/BlackGirlChurch (http://instagram.com/BlackGirlChurch)****EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS****(8:10) Why many Black women are so sensitive about their hair. "Black hair is art..."(17:00) Why Marissa has to talk about her identity daily(24:29) How Marissa reckons with the "n word" as a biracial person(30:05) We break down the concept of "thirst traptivism" and the GOAT of it instagram.com/kendricksampson (http://instagram.com/kendricksampson)(32:20) On Black Girl Church and what inspired it(47:20) What creators should think about when telling Black and Brown people's stories and owning their narratives(57:41) Why Black ownership is critical and Nipsey Hussle ("If you don't love him, get off my dam--just stop listening.")(1:00:30) Why Koreans dominate the Black hair market(1:08:15) Marissa checks Kamari (!!!!) and straightens her out(1:11:55) "Bitch stop accepting free work."(1:15:00) What it really takes to produce a successful, highly-profiled film(1:17:55) Lightning Round(1:26:39) Marissa talks about being called a Rachel Dolezal(1:32:12) Marissa shoots her shot at Elaine Welteroth, Ava Duvernay and more... Music: by KC Bandz (c) Black Jacket Entertainment

1 hr 39 min

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