7 episodes

Diversity, Inclusion, social justice - these words have been tossed around since the 50s, so why has so little progress been made in our society? In a mix of classy and ratchet, we pull apart myths, tell a lot of truths and address some bold face lies about the struggle of being black in America. We’ll discuss our own personal experiences, shared experiences and external experiences and what stands in the way of progress. Let’s talk about what it’s like to be black, even before it was trendy!

Trendy Black Tanesha Stokes

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Diversity, Inclusion, social justice - these words have been tossed around since the 50s, so why has so little progress been made in our society? In a mix of classy and ratchet, we pull apart myths, tell a lot of truths and address some bold face lies about the struggle of being black in America. We’ll discuss our own personal experiences, shared experiences and external experiences and what stands in the way of progress. Let’s talk about what it’s like to be black, even before it was trendy!

    Episode 5 - Dating While Black Part 2

    Episode 5 - Dating While Black Part 2

    My guests, Davien Anderson and Maiya Marshall, continue the discussion on what it's like Dating While Black. 

    • 39 min
    Episode 5 - Dating While Black Part 1

    Episode 5 - Dating While Black Part 1

    In this episode of Trendy Black, my guests Davien Anderson and Maiya Marshall discuss what it's like to date during two pandemics - Covid 19 and racism. Let's find out if the dating pool really does have pee in it, y'all! 

    • 48 min
    Policing While Black

    Policing While Black

    In this episode of Trendy Black, Richmond, VA Community Police Officer El-Amin and I discuss what it's like being a Black police officer in the current climate. 

    • 1 hr 5 min
    ID&E in Corporate America - The Age of Corporate Social Justice

    ID&E in Corporate America - The Age of Corporate Social Justice

    Diversity and inclusion efforts have been a 'thing' since the 60s, but it seems Corporate America is just beginning to take it seriously. In this episode, my guest, Camille Leak, and I discuss the progress that has been made, or lack thereof and the impetus and sustainability of those efforts. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Black and LGBTQ - At the Intersection

    Black and LGBTQ - At the Intersection

    On this episode, my guests Eryn Delaney and Jordan Smith discuss what it's like to grow up and be grown at the intersection of Black and LGBTQ. 

    • 1 hr
    HBCUs - Creating Leaders and Legacy

    HBCUs - Creating Leaders and Legacy

    In this episode, my guest Juan Shackelford and I discuss the significance of HBCUs in the black community, what it's like to attend an HBCU and myths around the quality of education - academic and social. 

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Mrs Tetin ,

Entertaining & educational

I’m loving this podcast. I’m learning a lot and also being entertained. Tanesha is so skilled at interviewing and guiding the conversation. Love the diversity of topics and guests.

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