Busy Being Black
Busy Being Black
Sep 12, 2020
Anthology/Appendix: A Wednesday Affair
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As part of this special series funded by the European Cultural Foundation, I’m delighted to be working with artist and activist Isaiah Lopaz to share exclusive first-listens to his new project, Anthology Appendix – a multimedia project centred around queer Black fiction which includes readings, rituals, discussions and performances.


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Today's story is "A Wednesday Affair". In a foreign land two women vow to remain together as they discuss flight, rescue, tragedy and chance while waiting in line to see if they will be admitted into an exclusive club. A Wednesday Affair explores migration, faith and mental health, and is voiced by Isaiah Lopaz.


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Anthology Appendix launches 1 October 2020. Find out more at isaiahlopaz.com.

QueerWOC
QueerWOC
QueerWOC
Ep 94: It Don't Slap
Money and Nikeeta are back with some awkward squish tension, reading recommendations, and acronyms that help improve our mental health. Money shares some CARDS to stop overthinking, Nikeeta gives a summary of her favorite Angela Davis chapter, we celebrate Afro-German activist Katharina Oguntoye as QueerWOC of the week and answer a question about quarantining while single. Intro by TRUTH of Mother Nature. If you love the intro, listen to their new album Portalz here: https://open.spotify.com/album/0KWoevXqscd4eMWNZpodAE?si=l67fMsjnQUOKuZ89QtCZzA 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 00:16:46 Katharina Oguntoye Afro-German activist Katharina Oguntoye has been honoured for her life’s work against sexism, racism and homophobia with the Lesbian Visibility Award for Berlin 2020. https://www.theafricancourier.de/europe/katharina-oguntoye-wins-berlins-lesbian-prize/ Community Contributors 00:25:16 No new patrons Cash App: M. Martinez / Small Town Shout outs - Lees Summit, MO / St. Paul, MN / Maryville, TN / Nairobi, Kenya / Heidelberg, Germany Mental Moment with Money 00:35:00 Overthinking, I’ve got your CARDS. C - Connect with your body A - Accountability Buddy R - Reframe Mistakes D - Distract Yourself S - Select a scenario Word 01:02:06 https://www.marxists.org/subject/women/authors/davis-angela/housework.htm Topic 01:22:58 How do you deal with being singe through quarantine? Curved Chronicle 01:38:30
1 hr 57 min
FriendsLikeUs
FriendsLikeUs
Friends Like Us
A Malcom X 'By Any Means Necessary' Episode
Tamara Payne is the co-author of The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X written with her father, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Les Payne. Tamara was the principle researcher for her father (while working in commercial real estate). After Les Payne’s sudden passing in 2018, Tamara made it her purpose to finish his life’s work. The Dead Are Arising has been selected as a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award and will be released on October 20th wherever books are sold. Veniece Antoinette is a Podcaster, Content Creator, and Influencer. Veniece found herself on her first podcast, Talk Hvy, in 2014, where she joined fellow co-hosts to discuss pop culture, music, relationships, debate controversial topics, and interview entertainers. Since then, Veniece went to birth “Sip & Spill” in 2016 with her best friend. They Sip on drinks while Spilling the tea on dating and relationships. Veniece and her co-host, Amber, discuss dating from 2 single black millennial women's perspectives and interview men in the entertainment industry to get their honest (tipsy) opinions. Veniece is also known for her infamous TikTok, where she's managed to go viral several times and gained over 200K fans who love to watch her reactions and other comical content. Veniece is known for her passionate, opinionated, and comical point of views. She has been interviewed and guest starred on several shows talking abut current events, dating, hip-hop, sports, sex, and more! While obtaining her Master's in TV & Media Management, she had the opportunity to work with several podcasts production and marketing efforts. The most notable being the “Confronting: O.J. Simpson” podcast which went on to list as the No. 1 podcast for Apple Podcasts. Suzette Simon is the founder of NYLaughs (NYL), a 501(c)3 performing arts nonprofit dedicated to enriching the lives of New Yorkers through laughter and deepening an appreciation of stand up comedy as a unique NY cultural asset by producing free comedy programming in public spaces. For the past 13 years, NYL has offered live comedy performances to diverse audiences in welcoming, accessible public spaces to target populations that might not otherwise have access to or experience with premier live artistic comedic entertainment. It's signature summer series, "Laughter in the Park," is the only program of its kind and NYL estimates having entertained over 25,000 New Yorkers and visitors. Each year it creates a vital space for residents to come together using comedy to explore the most critical issues of our city and times. Though, “Laughter in the Park 2020” was postponed due to Covid-19, NYL was still able to host an online, accessible show called “Laughter in Lockdown.” Connecting through comedy improves the mental and physical health of New Yorkers and acts as a community-building opportunity for those who need it most while also encouraging comedy's next generation and providing greater opportunities for comedic artists to grow their audiences and influence. Suzette also created the #STRONGBLACKBOOBS initiative as a place for others to go for breast cancer information based on her experiences, comedy, self-esteem boosters and support for communities of color. After losing her mother to breast cancer 30 years ago and then being diagnosed herself she has made it her goal to use this comedic, empowering approach on social media to raise awareness for communities of color and breast health. Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf
1 hr 51 min
You Down?
You Down?
iHeartRadio & Shondaland Audio
Your Vote, Your Voice! with Jess Morales Rocketto
The 2020 election is just days away! OOD and Jess Morales Rocketto (Executive Director of Care in Action) unpack how this year’s election goes beyond checking a box for Biden or Trump; ‘down ballot’ issues and black women running for office // on the ballot.  OOD and Jess also share resources for voters such as places you can register to vote on election day, and why you should obsess over your registration status. RESOURCES: Black Women Running for Office via #BlackHer: https://blackher.us/the-black-womans-guide-to-the-2020-election-2/#WHO Same Day Voter Registration: https://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/same-day-registration.aspx By the Numbers: Black Women and the Election: https://www.higherheightsforamerica.org/by-the-numbers/ Black Women Vote: https://blackwomenvote.com A Case for Why: https://www.law.georgetown.edu/poverty-inequality-center/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/girlhood-interrupted.pdf  Fun Scoops of Info: https://www.benjerry.com/whats-new/2020/03/prosecutors-quiz  Voter Bot: https://www.usvotefoundation.org/GoVoteBot She Se Puede: https://twitter.com/she_sepuede Issues Discussed: CAREN ACT: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/24/briefing/caren-act-911-san-francisco.html BREATHE ACT: https://breatheact.org/learn-more/ Need OOD’s advice? Send your dilemma to OODpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on social, @obamasotherdaughters on instagram, @OODimprov on twitter, and @ Obama’s Other Daughters on Facebook.
1 hr 4 min
Inner Hoe Uprising
Inner Hoe Uprising
Inner Hoe Uprising
37: Ass 2 Ass with U
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1 hr 23 min
Work in Progress with Sophia Bush
Work in Progress with Sophia Bush
Cloud10
Jessica Malaty Rivera
Welcome to another episode of our new video series, Need to Know, where actress, activist, and host of the @workinprogress podcast @sophiabush sits down with experts to get the answers to your most pressing questions about life right now. Our guest today specializes in translating complex scientific concepts into impactful, effective, judgement-free information, making it accessible for diverse audiences...the brilliant Jessica Malaty Rivera (@jessicamalatyrivera). Jessica is a microbiologist, ID epidemiologist, and science communicator that has dedicated the last 15 years of her career to infectious disease epidemiology, public health policy, and vaccine advocacy. She is currently serving as the Science Communication Lead for The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic, in addition to remaining an active member of the COVID-19 Dispersed Volunteer Research Network and an expert contributor for NBC Bay Area and CNN. In addition to the incredible work that she does professionally, Jessica is a wife and mother raising two children under the age of 5 years old. Sophia & Jessica discuss how she became interested in epidemiology, her life-changing internship with a human rights firm, racial disparities in public health, the current pandemic and how her and her family are coping with it, the danger of misinformation, how science disproves conspiracies...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: GreenChef (GreenChef.com/WIP80 and use code WIP80) Rothy’s (Rothys.com/SOPHIA)
1 hr 25 min
Next Question with Katie Couric
Next Question with Katie Couric
iHeartRadio
TURNOUT Episode 3: ‘A guerrilla act of subversion’
This week on Turnout, Katie Couric explores how disinformation is used to suppress the vote and how it’s being tackled by activists and citizens alike. While disinformation has been used to subvert the voting process for decades, long before the internet, it is now thriving online like never before. “Bad actors” are lurking behind your screen and on your social media platforms, eager to sew chaos and distrust in the election system. But, fear not! There’s hope and also something YOU can do. Jesse Littlewood from Common Cause shares tips for how to spot disinformation on the internet and what to do about it (hint: don’t engage!). And, in an effort to provide some sort of check to Facebook’s unbalanced power, British investigative journalist Carole Cadwalladr tells us how her group, the “Real Facebook Oversight Board,” plans to hold Mark Zuckerberg’s feet to the fire.  More about the guests and organizations featured in this episode: Jesse Littlewood is the vice president for campaigns at Common Cause. As part of its election protection work, Common Cause has launched a Stop Cyber Suppression program, where you can report disinformation or join the Common Cause Action Team’s Social Media Monitoring program. Carole Cadwalladr is a British Pulitzer-nominated investigative journalist who broke the Cambridge Analytica story after working with whistleblower Christopher Wylie for a year. The Real Facebook Oversight Board Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
34 min
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