Ep 14: Fashion, The Biz, Ghana, and NYC w/Ngaa Bedell & Patryce Williams

Ngaa Bedell is a multi-talented creative with experience in a variety of disciplines including painting, sculpting, graphic design, and photography. She currently works with Studio 189, a clothing line co-founded by actress Rosario Dawson and Abrimah Erwiah based in Accra, Ghana. Her desire to work with a company that produces "ethical fashion" is part of what drew …

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Dear Carefree Black Girl, Never hesitate to care for yourself FIRST. I know. 'Selfish' is a bad word among many. But learn to own your moments of selfishness. Use them to care for yourself rather than punish others. Realize that those moments of self-care, of filling your own cup, make it possible for you to …

Ep 12: Wine, Spirits, and Travel w/Magdala Francillon

Today's guest is Magdala Francillon, a lover of the art and science of wine making and creator of Waiter Can I Have. Magdala just returned to NYC after an enviable business trip to France where she spent some time frolicking through vineyards, enjoying amazing French food, discovering varietals, and learning more about the process of …

Ep 10: Talkin’ Broadway Black w/ Creator, Drew Shade

Andrew Shade is the Founder and Editorial Director of Broadway Black, an online platform which is dedicated to highlighting the achievements and successes of African-American theatre artists on and off the Broadway stage. I first encountered this platform in 2016 when many artists in the theatre community) were lamenting the closing of Shuffle Along and questioning …

Ep 9: Shahidah Foster; Black Girls Learn Languages

Meet Shahidah Foster, a self-proclaimed army brat and language enthusiast. A native New Yorker, Shahidah grew up Bushwick, Brooklyn surrounded by Spanish speakers. In Junior High, she elected to take up French and later moved with her mother to Germany when she was 13. Not wanting to be in Germany or learn the language, she continued to …