42 episodes

Welcome to the Being Black Podcast where we aim to navigate the complexities of Being Black in the various spaces we find ourselves in! Our podcast is seasonal! Each season will be 10 episodes with a specific theme tying our conversations together! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast and follow us on Instagram to stay up to date on when episodes are coming!

The Being Black Podcast Camille Smith

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Welcome to the Being Black Podcast where we aim to navigate the complexities of Being Black in the various spaces we find ourselves in! Our podcast is seasonal! Each season will be 10 episodes with a specific theme tying our conversations together! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast and follow us on Instagram to stay up to date on when episodes are coming!

    Navigating the Soft Life with Priscilla

    Navigating the Soft Life with Priscilla

    For this week's episode of the Being Black and Creating Space series, we're talking to Priscilla. Priscilla O. Agyeman, MPH is the founder of Saddie Baddies®: a virtual safe space for Black and multiracial people to destigmatize mental health and initiate collective healing. Saddie Baddies® is dedicated to bridging the gap between mental health awareness and minority communities through digital discourse, workshops, virtual and live events, and creative collaboration.Join in as we talk to Priscilla about her lived experiences, the story of the saddie baddies, and her vision and hopes for the future!Resources:Follow Priscilla on instagram! Follow saddie baddies on instagram! Listen to the Soft Life Pod!Subscribe to my monthly newsletter at iamcamillesmith.com for sneak peaks on guests!Follow our Instagram!IG: @thebengblackpodcast @iamcamillesmith

    • 53 min
    The Journi with Keith and Kree

    The Journi with Keith and Kree

    For this week's episode of the Being Black and Creating Space series, we're talking to Keith and Kree Reid. Brothers Keith and Kree are wardrobe creative directors and CEOs of, The Journi. Philadelphia’s First Black-owned same day luxury wardrobe concierge service established in 2015. Servicing the Philadelphia area and luxury residential properties.Join in as we talk to Keith and Kree about their two-step journey to become stylists, the creation of The Journi, and their mindset on where they're going next!Resources:Follow Keith on instagram!Follow Kree on instagram!Follow The Journi on instagram!Subscribe to my monthly newsletter at iamcamillesmith.com for sneak peaks on guests!Follow our Instagram!IG: @thebengblackpodcast @iamcamillesmith

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Being Mindful with Britney

    Being Mindful with Britney

    For this week's episode of the Being Black and Creating Space series, we're talking to Britney Turner. Britney Turner is a multi-hyphenate who moved from Chicago to New York six years ago to pursue her dream career of working in fashion and beauty. As a curator of all things entrepreneurship and wellness, she loves to share tips with her audience on how they can become a more balanced boss by infusing the right mindset habits into their daily routine.
    Join in as we talk to Britney about her experiences being a creative, launching her businesses The Boss Up and Meraki, and the importance of mental health and wellness as an entrepreneur!
    Resources:
    Follow Britney on instagram, The Boss Up Inc., and Meraki!
    Subscribe to my monthly newsletter at iamcamillesmith.com for sneak peaks on guests!
    Follow our Instagram!
    IG: @thebengblackpodcast @iamcamillesmith

    • 35 min
    Pivoting with Tayo

    Pivoting with Tayo

    For this week's episode of the Being Black and Creating Space series, we're talking to Tayo Kuku Jr. The Nigerian native began his career in Civil Engineering, but soon shifted his focus to follow his passion of photography— a medium through which he explores and celebrates human life and experiences via captivating imagery and visual storytelling.
    Join in as we talk to Tayo about his experience as a photographer, pivot from his 9-5 job to full time entrepreneurship, and advice he has for others trying to do a similar thing!
    Resources:
    Follow Tayo on instagram and twitter!
    Subscribe to my monthly newsletter at iamcamillesmith.com for sneak peaks on guests!

    Follow our Instagram!
    IG: @thebengblackpodcast @iamcamillesmith

    • 48 min
    Spoken Word with Rashan Brown

    Spoken Word with Rashan Brown

    For this week's episode of the Being Black and Creating Space series, we're talking to Rashan Brown. Rashan Brown aka Rush (The Mic) is a Spoken-Word Poet, Actor, Public Speaker, Executive Producer, Educator and Founder of poetry me, please. PMP is a spoken-word poetry platform that provides a stage for poets across the world to showcase their talents through creative verbal expression. Since the founding of poetry me, please in 2021, Rashan has hosted NYC's largest poetry showcases with an average of 300 attendees and ranges over 400 on a bi-monthly basis.
    Join in as we talk to Rashan about his experience as a poet, as a Black man in the space, and starting Poetry Please and being an entrepreneur.

    Resources:
    Follow Rashan's Instagram and Poetry Me Please on Instagram!

    Subscribe to my monthly newsletter at iamcamillesmith.com for sneak peaks on guests!

    Follow our Instagram!
    IG: @thebengblackpodcast @iamcamillesmith

    • 51 min
    Get Moving with Coach Zha

    Get Moving with Coach Zha

    For this week's episode of the Being Black and Creating Space series, we're talking to Coach Zha! Zha is the founder of @coachzha and @blackgirlspilatesclub. Zha created @blackgirlspilatesclub, a digital and live wellness community created to celebrate, invigorate, and educate Black womxn and girls on the art of Pilates. As a solidcore instructor and mat pilates instructor in training, Zha is ensuring Black womxn and Girls feel supported and seen in this space to be able to focus their efforts on training and not microaggressions.
    Join in as we talk about Zha's journey creating Black Girls Pilates Club, how she's gotten to where she is, and how she navigates the wellness space as a Black woman!
    Resources:
    Follow Coach Zha's instagram and Black Girls Pilates Club instagram!
    Subscribe to my monthly newsletter at iamcamillesmith.com for sneak peaks on guests!
    Follow our instagrams!
    IG: @thebeingblackpodcast @iamcamillesmith

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Howl C. ,

Love it!

Great podcast! I love listening to this podcast to get my day started. It’s cool to hear stories and experiences of other young black creatives and professionals.

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Refreshing

Just recently started listening and it’s been really good to hear Black people talk about their everyday experiences and journeys. This is something that a lot of us need to listen to.

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