30 episodes

Understand Relationships Understand Everything is a podcast created and hosted by licensed marriage and family therapists and professors, Una Henry and DeMarquis Clarke. The podcast focuses on the value of complexity and connection in all forms of relationships. Episodes will be a variety of dialogue between hosts, interviews and Q&A. Be prepared to be thoroughly entertained, educated and impacted on a variety of relational topics related to self-exploration, couple and family dynamics, community and society issues, along with issues of political and social justice.

Understand Relationships Understand Everythin‪g‬ Una Henry and Dr. DeMarquis Clarke

    • Mental Health
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

Understand Relationships Understand Everything is a podcast created and hosted by licensed marriage and family therapists and professors, Una Henry and DeMarquis Clarke. The podcast focuses on the value of complexity and connection in all forms of relationships. Episodes will be a variety of dialogue between hosts, interviews and Q&A. Be prepared to be thoroughly entertained, educated and impacted on a variety of relational topics related to self-exploration, couple and family dynamics, community and society issues, along with issues of political and social justice.

    Blackness in Relationships

    Blackness in Relationships

    This episode DeMarquis and Una talk about the impacts their communities had on their understanding, consciousness and relationship with their own Blackness, racism and issues of social activism.

    • 24 min
    Community Activism: An Interview with Jasiri X

    Community Activism: An Interview with Jasiri X

    This week we had the honor of being in conversation with Jasiri X. He is a hip-hop artist and activist who gained national notoriety for his song, "Free the Jena 6." He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Robert Rauschenberg Award. In addition to creating music, Jasiri is the co-founder of 1Hood Media , a collective of socially conscious artists and activists who utilize art to raise awareness of issues impacting marginalized communities. During our conversation, we talked with Jasiri about the relationship between his passion in music, and his existence as a Black man in this country.

    • 41 min
    Black in Academia: An Interview with Dr. Melody Brown

    Black in Academia: An Interview with Dr. Melody Brown

    This week we had the honor and privilege of being in conversation with Dr. Melody Brown. Dr. Brown is a licensed marriage and family therapist, as well as a gifted and well-respected clinician, professor, public speaker and consultant. During our conversation, we talked with Dr. Brown about the relationship between her passion of teaching in higher education and her existence as a Black woman in this country.

    • 40 min
    The Power of Art: An Interview with Vanessa German

    The Power of Art: An Interview with Vanessa German

    This week we had the honor and privilege of being in conversation with @vanessalgerman. Vanessa is a world renowned sculptor, painter, writer, activist, performer, and poet. Her work has been featured in a wide range of galleries, museums and traveling exhibits all around the world. During our conversation, we talked with Vanessa about the relationship between her art and her existence as a Black woman in this country.

    • 48 min
    Blackness in Communities

    Blackness in Communities

    This episode DeMarquis and Una talk about the impacts their communities had on their understanding, consciousness and relationship with their own Blackness, racism and issues of social activism.

    • 32 min
    Blackness in Families

    Blackness in Families

    This episode DeMarquis and Una talk about the impacts their families had on their understanding, consciousness and relationship with their own Blackness, racism and issues of social activism.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Mike L Angelo ,

Your Best New Podcast This Year

These two (and their guests) do an excellent job of walking the line between professional/insightful and fun/friendly. You will feel like you are present with them, experiencing all the emotions. Be ready to wrestle with and work on yourself. Our woundedness spills into our collectedness. That’s why relationships matter sooooo much.

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