Feb 26, 2020
Ep 81: Blickety Black and Queer
Play • 1 hr 46 min
Money and Nikeeta are back for another jam packed #QueerWOC episode. Money shares self-love languages and gushes over Black legends Lucy Diggs Slowe and Mary Burrill. Nikeeta might not have a hair routine, but she talks all things linked to liberating our locs, and we give some tips on how to find Black queer community in college. Where to find us: IG & Twitter - @queerwocpod FB - https://www.facebook.com/QueerWOCpod/ Tumblr - www.QueerWOC.com Listen to us on Soundcloud, Stitcher, Castbox, PocketCasts Contribute to QueerWOC via CashApp: $QueerWOCPod Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/queerwocpod Love us out loud by doing The R’s: Rate, Review, Request, Repost, Retweet, and Reply! Use the hashtag #QueerWOC to talk all things the podcast Send us an email or submit your Curved Chronicles: QueerWOCpod@gmail.com QueerWOC of the Week: 00:06:57 Lucy Diggs Slowe 1885-1937 (Black Women Radicals) and Mary Burrill Lucy Diggs Slowe was, among other firsts, the first dean of women at Howard University, the first principal of the first black junior high school in Washington and a founder of Alpha Kappa Alpha, the first sorority established by African American women. Her partner of 20 years, Mary Burrill, was an English teacher and a playwright well respected by writers of the Harlem Renaissance. The plays she wrote were mostly dramas about the cultural activities of the Black elite during the 1920s. She was the play director of the high school play for 30 years at Dunbar High School - one of the leading Black academic schools in the country https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/03/26/this-pioneering-howard-dean-lived-with-another-woman-s-were-they-lovers/ Community Contributors: 00:16:00 Shoutout to the New Patron Dennis Cashapp: Ernestine (x2) and Sherri Smalltown Shout outs: Glouscester, VA; Yaounde, Cameroon, & Naperville, IL Mental Moment with Money 00:39:00 Self love languages how are we intentional in the ways we love ourselves? Do we know what things register to us as self love? Here are some suggestions, inspired by brown girls who bruja “Embracing your own self is the hardest thing to do, but one of the biggest lessons of being human”: Feel Self-Love (Physical Touch) Absorb Self-Love (Gift giving) Do Self-Love (Acts of service) Think Self-Love (Words of Affirmation) Word 00:58:24 Black hair: Punishment and Politics Topic: How to make Black gay friends? Letter from Femme (they/them) Curved Chronicle: Send us your curved chronicles to QueerWOCpod@gmail.com
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