48 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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    • 3.6, 361 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!

    Nana Gyamfi: "People come to America for a dream."

    Nana Gyamfi: "People come to America for a dream."

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast! Today’s bonus episode is with Nana Gyamfi—attorney and executive director of Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI). Host A’shanti Gholar speaks with Nana about the Supreme Court's decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the meaning of liberation.

    • 20 min
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: “Let’s run and win!”

    Jennifer Carroll Foy: “Let’s run and win!”

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast! In this season finale, Host A’shanti Gholar speaks with Virginia Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy about her career at the Virginia Military Institute, her work on Virginia’s passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, and her historic campaign to be both the first woman governor of Virginia and the first Black woman governor in the country.

    • 22 min
    Montserrat Arredondo: “Always start within your community.”

    Montserrat Arredondo: “Always start within your community.”

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast! Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Montserrat Arredondo, the executive director of One Arizona—a coalition of community groups that focus on Latino civic engagement. They speak about the importance of engaging new voters and humanizing politics.

    • 15 min
    Imara Jones: “Be brave even when you think you can’t.”

    Imara Jones: “Be brave even when you think you can’t.”

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast! Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Imara Jones, the creator, and producer of TransLash—a docuseries about the experiences of trans people of color at a time of social backlash. They discuss the impact of storytelling in the face of inequality and injustice.

    • 25 min
    Jennifer Epps-Addison & Nse Ufot: “Make the vision a reality.”

    Jennifer Epps-Addison & Nse Ufot: “Make the vision a reality.”

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast! Host A’shanti Gholar speaks to Jennifer Epps-Addison, the president and co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy, and Nse Ufot, the executive director of the New Georgia Project. They discuss why we should shift the culture of civil engagement and how we can own our political power through organizing.

    • 41 min
    Kabzuag Vaj: “People closest to the pain need to lead.”

    Kabzuag Vaj: “People closest to the pain need to lead.”

    Welcome to The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Podcast! Host A’shanti Gholar speaks with Kabzuag Vaj, the co-founder and co-executive director of Freedom, Inc—an organization that focuses on ending violence against people of color, women and youth. They discuss the lack of accessibility for remote learning, the rise of gender-based violence, and the importance of allyship.

    • 39 min

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