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Join host, Selma Idris, CEO of The Brown Crayon Project and some of the dopest humans from all over the planet as we discuss what's broken and how we're going to fix it. | This podcast was created to inspire and edify folks both curious and committed to bettering the connection and the exchange of wealth between Africa and her diaspora. | New episodes on Tuesdays.

The Brown CE‪O‬ The Brown CEO

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Join host, Selma Idris, CEO of The Brown Crayon Project and some of the dopest humans from all over the planet as we discuss what's broken and how we're going to fix it. | This podcast was created to inspire and edify folks both curious and committed to bettering the connection and the exchange of wealth between Africa and her diaspora. | New episodes on Tuesdays.

    Sudan Uprising Continues, With Monica Dennis of Black Lives Matter + Move to End Violence and Sudanese-American Journalist, Isma’il Kushkush

    Sudan Uprising Continues, With Monica Dennis of Black Lives Matter + Move to End Violence and Sudanese-American Journalist, Isma’il Kushkush

    Monica Dennis, Black Lives Matter + Move to End Violence







    On the Agenda today is Sudan Uprising continues with Monica Dennis, a core organizer with#BlackLivesMatter NYC, and co-director of Move to End Violence.







    Join us as Monica helps us work through some ideas and strategies to stand in solidarity with black lives, including the people in Sudan.









    Sudanese-American journalist, Isma’il Kushkush, joins us via telephone to help frame our discussion and better understand the international hands at play in the massacres of June 3rd and the obstruction of a civilian-ruled democracy in Sudan.









    What’s going on in Sudan? We encourage you to seek real sources + this is an essential start: Sudan Uprising Master Document (Bit.ly/sudanuprising). Thank you to L. Awad for creating and updating this great resource.







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    Guest: Monica Dennis















    Guest: Isma’il KushkushHost: Selma Idris

































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    Recorded at Brooklyn Podcasting Studio

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Loving Each Other with Playwright + Filmmaker Donja R. Love

    Loving Each Other with Playwright + Filmmaker Donja R. Love

    Donja R. Love on the set of “Fireflies” at the Atlantic Theater Company as seen by Peter Bellamy







    On the agenda is a conversation with award-winning playwright, poet, and filmmaker, Donja R. Love.







    Donja’s recent work, a trilogy named The Love Plays, sets the scene for a discussion on the idea of Radical Softness, our mental health and the necessity of love between us.







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    Recorded at Brooklyn Podcasting Studio

    • 53 min
    The Culture With Archivist + Founder of The Gates Preserve, Syreeta Gates

    The Culture With Archivist + Founder of The Gates Preserve, Syreeta Gates

    Syreeta Gates as seen by Lenny S.







    On the agenda is a conversation with art collector, curator and archivist, Syreeta Gates.







    Syreeta is on a mission to solidify the culture of Hip Hop as history. Join us for a conversation about her journey establishing The Gates Preserve and her recent work on the documentary “Write On! The Legend of Hip-Hop’s Ink Slingers” and the hip-hop culinary experience “Yo Stay Hungry”.







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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Run Like G.U.R.L. With Filmmaker Melanie Williams Oram

    Run Like G.U.R.L. With Filmmaker Melanie Williams Oram

    Melanie Williams Oram







    On the agenda is a conversation with film director and producer, Melanie Williams Oram.







    Join us as we talk to Melanie about her latest work, Run Like A G.U.R.L., a film about how and why an unprecedented number of women candidates joined forces with a wave of females grassroots activists to make 2018 the new “Year of the Woman.”, and the ‘fixes’ we need to think about as we approach the 2020 elections.







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    Recorded at Brooklyn Podcasting Studio

    • 1 hr 16 min
    The Board Meeting: 01

    The Board Meeting: 01

    Welcome to our first board meeting.







    On the Agenda is a review of the learning from the first 8 sessions and the updates we’ve shared with you thus far.







    Join Selma, Dougie + Josh as we recap our first few episodes and address general comments and questions we’ve received from our listeners.







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    • 49 min
    Healthy Conversation, With Editor-In-Chief of Womanly Magazine, Attia Taylor

    Healthy Conversation, With Editor-In-Chief of Womanly Magazine, Attia Taylor

    Attia Taylor, Editor-In-Chief Womanly Magazine







    On the agenda is a conversation with Attia Taylor, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Womanly Magazine, a print magazine that delivers important health information to women of color and binary people through the use of art.







    Join us as we talk to Attia about her journey as an artist, women’s health advocate and daughter that inspired her to create the gorgeous, scientifically sound all around super-dope magazine created to fill the information gaps we often see in our communities.







    “…it felt natural for me to look to other creatives to build a publication that could reach people through art – whether that be through film, music, literary, or visual art. It’s a bit like hiding the medicine in the food.” – Attia Taylor







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    Guest: Attia TaylorHost: Selma Idris











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    Recorded at Brooklyn Podcasting Studio

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

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Brooklyn Love

Well done. Dopeness. Thank you for letting us in this world of black artists and entrepreneurs.

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Great discussion!

Loved the first podcast, can’t wait to hear more!

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Diasporadic

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