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SPEAKEASY WITH DENENE is a 30-minute podcast hosted by New York Times bestselling author, Denene Millner. On the show, we’re deep diving into the beauty and humanity of blackness. We take one word like BLACK, BEAUTY, or LOVE, and we break down the many ways that word applies to the African American experience.

SPEAKEASY WITH DENENE is a 30-minute podcast hosted by New York Times bestselling author, Denene Millner. On the show, we’re deep diving into the beauty and humanity of blackness. We take one word like BLACK, BEAUTY, or LOVE, and we break down the many ways that word applies to the African American experience.
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United States

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SPEAKEASY WITH DENENE is a 30-minute podcast hosted by New York Times bestselling author, Denene Millner. On the show, we’re deep diving into the beauty and humanity of blackness. We take one word like BLACK, BEAUTY, or LOVE, and we break down the many ways that word applies to the African American experience.

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English


Episodes

2. Fly

11/7/2019
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Host Denene Millner travels outside the country for the first time without her now ex-husband. She documents her journey flying to Madrid with her daughters. Then, she talks with world traveler Demetria Lucas, who explains why it’s important for black people to tour the world. Finally, we hear from one of the flyest performers around ---- Tarriona "Tank" Ball, who talks about finding her voice and soaring in her music career.

Duration:00:31:48

1. Love

10/24/2019
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When it comes to relationships, THE STRUGGLE IS REAL! Making a relationship work for years has its own challenges, but first you have to get invited to the table. On our first episode about love, host Denene Millner and her girlfriends talk about the challenges of dating while black. She also sits down with New York Times bestselling author Tayari Jones about her novel that explores love in the face of social injustice. Finally, singer-songwriter Avery*Sunshine shares the secrets to writing...

Duration:00:33:40

Season 1 Trailer

9/30/2019
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Blackness isn’t just about race. On GPB’s new podcast, we’re deep diving into its beauty and humanity. On each episode of SPEAKEASY WITH DENENE, we take one word like BLACK, BEAUTY, or LOVE, and we break down the many ways that word applies to the African American experience. The show is hosted by Denene Millner, a New York Times bestselling author. In the first season, her guests include writers Tayari Jones, Demetria Lucas, Damon Young, and Nic Stone. We also catch up with musical...

Duration:00:05:02