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Examines the representation of black women in art and culture. Through discussions about the complex intersections of our race, gender identity, class, sexual orientation and faith each guest’s story affirms black women’s experiences and lets them know they are not alone.

Examines the representation of black women in art and culture. Through discussions about the complex intersections of our race, gender identity, class, sexual orientation and faith each guest’s story affirms black women’s experiences and lets them know they are not alone.
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United States

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Examines the representation of black women in art and culture. Through discussions about the complex intersections of our race, gender identity, class, sexual orientation and faith each guest’s story affirms black women’s experiences and lets them know they are not alone.

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@bwapodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Monuments & Memorials

3/26/2019
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Nikki and Amena talk about how Nikki is trying to change the narrative around Civil War monuments and memorials through her art.

Duration:00:59:36

Fe’minite’ Noir Part 2

3/19/2019
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Tashia Harris discusses the ways black femininity has been appropriated, co-opted and suppressed.

Duration:00:38:25

Fe’minite’ Noir Part 1

3/12/2019
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Tashia Harris discusses the ways black femininity has been appropriated, co-opted and suppressed.

Duration:00:59:43

Sankofa

3/5/2019
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Chereese Phillips discusses how genealogy and looking into our history and roots can impact black families. She shares tips for black people in search of their ancestry. Amena, Nikki & Chreese share stories from their families and their own journey with finding their roots.

Duration:00:53:12

Christianity Stole My Faith

2/26/2019
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Mambo Elizabeth Ruth explains aspects of some African Traditional religions. She discusses the ways slavery and faiths like Voodoo have shaped practices such as Hoodoo and Christianity. The hosts and guest share their experiences, both good and bad, with faith and the black church.

Duration:00:57:22

You Make Me Sick!

2/19/2019
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Dr. Lovie Jackson Foster talks about the connection between health outcomes in the black community and the oppression black people face. She makes the link between mental and physical illness and slavery. Dr. Jackson Foster outlines steps we can take to help guard our bodies and minds against a world that has traumatized us.

Duration:00:59:24

Start Here

2/19/2019
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Meet your hosts Amena and Nikki and find out what Season 1 of The Black Woman Aesthetic Podcast is all about.

Duration:00:12:03

The Black Woman Aesthetic Premieres 2/19/19

1/24/2019
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Features discussions about the complex intersections of race, gender identity, class, sexual orientation and faith. Guest’s stories affirm black women’s experiences and lets them know they are not alone. Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Duration:00:03:45