70 episodes

Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics -- the one stop shop for women of color who want to hear and talk about the world of politics. Host A’shanti Gholar leads conversations with women changing the face of politics. Episodes include interviews with politicians, candidates, and influencers. Get ready for roundtables, analyzing current events, and more!

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    • 3.7 • 751 Ratings

Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics -- the one stop shop for women of color who want to hear and talk about the world of politics. Host A’shanti Gholar leads conversations with women changing the face of politics. Episodes include interviews with politicians, candidates, and influencers. Get ready for roundtables, analyzing current events, and more!

    Pro-Vaxxer

    Pro-Vaxxer

    Welcome to the Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to emergency room physician Ruby Long, Assemblywoman Karines Reyes, and Dr. Sonja Hughes, VP of Strategy and Service Excellence at Aetna, a CVS health company. COVID has laid bare the inequities of the healthcare system in this country-- today, we’re talking about vaccination rates, what to do after you’re vaxxed, and how to make sure we’re taking care of ourselves in a world where COVID still exists. And just to be clear: at BGG, we are pro-vaxx.

    • 42 min
    Welcome to Season 7

    Welcome to Season 7

    We knew from the moment COVID-19 pandemic hit that it would disportionately impact Black, brown and indigenous women and women of color. This season on the BGG, we’re tackling COVID and its consequences. Host A’shanti Gholar and guests will explore how the lives of women of color changed during the pandemic, and how we can use this time as an opportunity to make our voices heard and bring about systemic change to improve our lives and those of generations to come.

    • 2 min
    A House & Senate in Favor: Reproductive Healthcare & The 100 Days

    A House & Senate in Favor: Reproductive Healthcare & The 100 Days

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Jacqueline Ayers, Vice President of Government Policy and Public Relations at Planned Parenthood. They recap the first half of the Biden-Harris administration’s 100 Days, including historic cabinet appointments, the Global HER Act, and having a pro-reproductive healthcare House and Senate.

    • 20 min
    Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis

    Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Carmen Green, VP of Research and Strategy at the National Birth Equity Collaborative, and Melanie Newman, Senior VP of Communications and Culture at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. They discuss the future of Black women’s healthcare in the US, including the Momnibus Act, the domestic gag rule, and the Black maternal health crisis.

    • 32 min
    Presenting: Ordinary Equality

    Presenting: Ordinary Equality

    Thank you for tuning into The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. We are taking a break from our season to highlight another great WMN Podcast, Ordinary Equality. Please enjoy episode three, Breeding a Nation, from season two of Ordinary Equality.

    • 38 min
    “The Floor, not the Ceiling:” The Supreme Court in 2021

    “The Floor, not the Ceiling:” The Supreme Court in 2021

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast. Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Bonyen Lee-Gilmore, Director of State Media Campaigns, Planned Parenthood Federation of America. They discuss what’s on the docket for the Supreme Court in 2021, and how those decisions will affect reproductive healthcare in the US.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
751 Ratings

751 Ratings

jurxxsa ,

Thank you!

So accurate and informative, I love the guest speakers.

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Accurate. Inspiring. Relevant

Thank you for doing the research to bring us true and accurate information on our rights, the legislative process and how we can take action in our democracy.

Best,

Judie Saunders

buddha bliss ,

Absolutely loved this show.

Everything that was discussed in this show I feel so strongly about as a Latina woman. This is definitely worth listening too. I am looking forward to hearing more :)

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