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Celebrating our Melanated Magic through storytelling and candid conversations while amplifying the Voices of Black women. Melanated Conversations was created out of the desire for a sisterly community that fosters positive and authentic expression of our voices on various topics that we experience daily. This is Our Narrative, from Our Perspective. Every Monday, we will connect and share our experiences and powerful stories of transformation.

Celebrating our Melanated Magic through storytelling and candid conversations while amplifying the Voices of Black women. Melanated Conversations was created out of the desire for a sisterly community that fosters positive and authentic expression of our voices on various topics that we experience daily. This is Our Narrative, from Our Perspective. Every Monday, we will connect and share our experiences and powerful stories of transformation.
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Celebrating our Melanated Magic through storytelling and candid conversations while amplifying the Voices of Black women. Melanated Conversations was created out of the desire for a sisterly community that fosters positive and authentic expression of our voices on various topics that we experience daily. This is Our Narrative, from Our Perspective. Every Monday, we will connect and share our experiences and powerful stories of transformation.

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English


Episodes

Episode 17: Fun with our Listeners Favorite "Rapid Fire" Questions

12/9/2019
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In this week’s episode, we have some fun with our listeners favorite segment "Rapid Fire" round. Tune in as the hosts of Melanated Conversations get candid and ask each other random questions. No topic is off the table and no question can go unanswered.

Duration:01:10:03

016: Setting the Standard in Planning Life's Most Important Events with Brittany Sharp CEO of the Sharp Standard

12/2/2019
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In this week’s episode, we amplify the voice of event planning extraordinaire Brittany Sharp. Brittany is owner and creator of The Sharp Standard which is a full-service event planning and interior design boutique curating designs that showcase your life's biggest moments. Brittany has a passion for using her God given talents to create phenomenal events that will leave her clients with memories to last a lifetime. "For me decorating and entertaining just comes naturally." As as child...

Duration:01:22:42

015: Enhancing vision and breaking barriers in eye health with Bonne Vue Eye Vitamin Creator Sarah Bondzie

11/25/2019
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In this week’s episode, we amplify the voice of pre-med student and entrepreneur Sarah V. Bondzie. Sarah’s focus is in the area of Optometry, where she currently scribes for Optometrists and shadows surgeons at Nemours DuPont Children’s Hospital. At the age of 23, under the guidance of her Pharmacist father, she created her very own eye vitamins catered to vision health and whitening the sclera by the name of “Bonne Vue” BVE eye multivitamins. BVE capsules are natural minerals and vitamins...

Duration:00:57:17

014: Power Your Self-Care with a Bath feat. Soul Balm Sisters creator Wahne Tubman

11/18/2019
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In this week's episode, we amplify the voice of Wahne Tubman owner and creator of Soul Balm Sisters. Soul Balm Sisters is a beauty brand focused on using ancient African beauty rituals for wellness and self care. Soul Balm Sisters focus is centered around the bath. The Soul Balm bath experience is about recharging and rejuvenating you! They want to create a sensory experience which helps you connect to your beautiful soul. When recharged, you are able to present to the world the best version...

Duration:01:20:38

013: Personal Finance, Personal Development, & Navigating Adulthood with Daniela Gilet of The Lotus Circle Podcast

11/9/2019
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In this week's episode, we amplify the voice of Daniela Gilet of The Lotus Circle Podcast. The Lotus Circle Podcast is an action-based community targeting millennials, entrepreneurs, and developing adults. Their pillars are predicated on personal finance, professional/self-development and navigating the adulthood space. They help their community engage with industry professionals and provide guidance on how to create and pursue your business goals while conquering the workplace and...

Duration:00:54:40

012: Social Justice Parenting - Parenting from a space of Radical Love feat Dr. Traci Palmer Baxley

11/4/2019
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In this week's episode, we chat with Dr. Traci Palmer Baxley. Dr. Baxley is the creator of Social Justice Parenting and Founder/CEO of Traci Baxley Consulting, a company dedicated to supporting parents on their journey of raising independent, compassionate, and socially conscious children. As a belonging and inclusion advocate and the creator of Social Justice Parenting, she assists families who are stuck in fear-based parenting to transition to parenting from a space of radical love. As an...

Duration:00:52:08

011: You Are Bold and Brave -- Changing the landscape of health-care delivery with Jasmine Berry

10/28/2019
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In this week's episode, we chat with Jasmine Berry MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CHC. Jasmine describes herself as a sassy, slightly intelligent, and energetic certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) and certified health coach (CHC). She's been a nurse for over 8 years, with more than two of them in the provider role as a nurse practitioner. In 2018, she obtained her certification as a certified health coach through the American Council on Exercise (ACE), as a way to expand her nursing career with the...

Duration:00:57:10

010: Emerging Butterfly: Surviving the heartbreak of infertility, depression, and bad relationships ft. Constance G. Jones

10/21/2019
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In this week's episode... We have a conversation with Co- founder, author, and philanthropist - Constance G. Jones of Elevate foundation and author of the upcoming memoir Emerging Butterfly-- which is set to release in January 2020. Constance is one of 9 children and battled three demons in her household: alcohol, abuse, and absence. Constance shares the story of how she survives the heartbreak of infertility, depression, and bad relationships to become an influential philanthropist,...

Duration:01:02:55

009: The Power of Support feat. Support is Sexy Founder Elayne Fluker

10/14/2019
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In this week's episode... we highlight founder, business coach, and support advocate - Elayne Fluker of Support is Sexy. Elayne is the host of the Support is Sexy podcast -- one of few podcasts that features the stories of women entrepreneurs five days a week, where they share the wins and the lessons during their journey of entrepreneurship. She has interviewed more than 450 women entrepreneurs around the world and the podcast has generated more than 600,000 downloads. Elayne is also the...

Duration:01:02:10

008: Cope, Hope, & Bury feat. Yana Reynolds

10/7/2019
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In this week's episode... we highlight one of the creators of Melanated Conversations and founder/writer of Literally Yana, Yana Reynolds. Yana shares her story of reemergence from depression through the art of therapeutic and expressive writing. She illustrates her journey of pushing through the pain of what she refers to her most difficult year to discovering her life purpose, and how she encourages others to write-it-off. Melanated Mention/Melanated Moment in HERstory (1:52 - 5:45):...

Duration:01:05:57

007: Natural Hair Diaries ft. Shana Brown

9/30/2019
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On today's episode... Have you considered the Big Chop? Are you transitioning? Are you relaxed? Whether you're relaxed or natural this is the episode for you! In this episode, we talk about why we chose to go natural and we even share insecurities that we each struggled with as we embarked on our journey. Melanated Mention (00:45 - 11:00): Shana Brown Shana is a self-taught freelance make-up artist out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. With no formal training, Shana has perfected her...

Duration:02:23:02

006: Representation Matters Part. 2 - Beauty Edition

9/23/2019
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On today's episode... We chat about why representation matters in the area of beauty. Melanated Mention (00:50 - 5:30): Dr. Kristian Henderson of Blk+Grn BLK + GRN is an all-natural marketplace by all Black artisans that connects women with natural lifestyles to quality Black-owned toxic-free products. From the BLK + GRN website: At BLK + GRN, we never bring in junk—only joy. If it’s not sustainably made, plant-based, or cruelty-free, we don’t put it in our homes, on our melanin or...

Duration:01:17:06

005: Representation Matters

9/16/2019
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On today's episode... We introduce our show segments produced in our episodes, discuss the topic of the day, and end the show with a round of rapid questions. Melanated Mention (15:57 -18:30 ): Bridgette Jones, Virtual Assistant Extraordinaire Bridgette Jones is a freelance virtual assistant that specializes in meeting the needs of small businesses and non-profits. Bridgette offers services that help busy entrepreneurs increase their productivity and get their lives back "I help...

Duration:01:04:19

004: Religious vs. Relational

9/9/2019
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On today's episode... We introduce our show segments produced in our episodes, discuss the topic of the day, and end the show with a round of rapid questions. Melanated Mention (15:30-19:45): Jasmine Conley of JAX by Jasmine Photography and Art Services JAX by Jasmine provides a wide range of skills and talents and would love to work with you individually to create something one of a kind whether its a piece of art, a mural, portraits or whatever! Jasmine really adores the process of...

Duration:00:50:05

003: Miss Me With The Spades

9/2/2019
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On today's episode... We tackle the topic of spades and give our [unpopular] opinion and thoughts on the game. Melanated Mention (16:40 - 20:51): Wahne Tubman of SoulBalmSisters SoulBalmSisters is a luxury bath bomb (aka balm) company that specializes in the art of the bath. Her bath balms have been featured at Essence and Fox News. Check her out and find out how you can power your self-care with a bath. www.soulbalmsisters.com| IG: soulbalmsisters | FB: soulbalmsisters Melanated Moment...

Duration:00:36:45

002: Appreciate Don't Appropriate

8/26/2019
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On today's episode... We introduce our show segments produced in our episodes, discuss the topic of the day, and end the show with a round of rapid questions. Melanated Mention: Latiesha Holiwell of BakeMyLife Personal Baking Service BakeMyLife provides custom desserts & exceptional baking services all over the DFW metroplex. They believe in sharing love & joy through high quality exceptionally tasty hand-crafted desserts. www.bakemylife.com | IG: BakeMyLifeDFW | FB:...

Duration:01:10:14

001: Intro to Melanated Conversations

8/9/2019
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A sneak peek at what to expect from Melanated Conversations. This show is a weekly dialogue on all things relating to the black woman's perspective from the black woman's perspective. In this episode, hosts Terrian & Yana provide insight to the creation of the podcast. OUR NARRATIVE FROM OUR PERSPECTIVE! Connect with us Click Here To Join The Melanated Conversations Collective [music: "Fly" by Makaih Beats]

Duration:00:12:17