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#178 Harriet Tubman

10/23/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this spot of tea episode… we visit Harriet Tubman’s gravesite in upstate NY at the end of our most racist trip ever. We check out the latest issue of Essence magazine and ask what in the fucking patriarchy? Also, pay Black women, celebrity code switching, and white passing at the voting booth. This week’s hot list: Getting laid off is awkward, upstate New York is wack, racist, and...

Duration:01:06:30

#177 White For Pay

10/16/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this episode… Are you Black enough, are you dark enough and is that the same thing? White passing in Hollywood and who gets to claim Black or brown and does white supremacy have anything to do with it. Then demonizing Black children and infantilizing white adults, and are you throwing a party, a conference, or an event just to say you did it? You wack for that. This week’s hot list:...

Duration:01:27:18

#176 Sup With Your White Husband? (with TaLynn Kel)

10/9/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this episode… We rarely talk about interracial relationships because so what, but we’ve got a whole ass Black woman married to a whole ass white man and things get racist at her house, so here we go. We also give a quick New York Comic Con (NYCC) recap and one of our favorite cosplayers gives us a deep dive into what she calls her “fat, Black, geek life” and the role of white...

Duration:02:04:13

#175 Damn Gina

10/2/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this episode… Is your life sh!t on a stick right now? We assure you it gets better and offer tools for getting over the hump. Then we reflect on Kanye’s survival, the Black Women’s March, and how white Latinx folks be wilding on the daily, on the reg and all the time. This week’s hot list: Blue check activism, Black girls disliking sh!t out loud is ok, giddy & in love is cool, just not...

Duration:01:21:59

#174 #NappilyEverAfter... Part 2 (with Ola of The Free Black Women's Library)

9/26/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! This is Part 2 of our review of the Netflix film “Nappily Ever After”! We discuss community, how Black women support and take care of one another, natural hair journeys, desirability, the Black girl magic era and if any of that sh!t existed in this film that takes place in nobody knows when. We're joined by special guest Ola, founder & director of The Free Black Woman's Library. Follow...

Duration:01:40:45

#173 #NappilyEverAfter... Part 1 (with Ola of The Free Black Women's Library)

9/25/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this spot of tea episode… We review the Netflix film adaptation of the book “Nappily Ever After” and we ask… Why??? We split this review into two parts. Please enjoy part one and let us know what you think! Follow our guest, Ola & The Free Black Woman’s Library! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FreeBlackWomansLibrary/ Instagram: @TheFreeBlackWomansLibrary...

Duration:01:00:07

#172 No Wig Shall Hold Me Down

9/18/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this episode… Are Black British actors “taking” Black American roles or is white supremacy just doing what it do? Black trans women are being killed left and right and the media is acting like it’s their fault. And we knew Janet Jackson was blacklisted but do you know the white man’s name who did it? It’s never a conspiracy, always a whole ass white man fvcking with whole ass Black...

Duration:01:17:57

#171 Everybody Can't Be a Doctor

9/12/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this spot of tea episode… The greatest athlete of all time makes us wonder if being a Black woman at work sucks for all of us or just most of us, Elvin stopped us from job shaming so we’ve moved on to goal shaming, and Insecure got interesting again, but then it got weird and possibly sizeist. Why it always gotta be Kelli? This week’s hot list: Mac Miller avoided peak white...

Duration:01:21:29

#156 But But But Wait It Gets Worse

5/29/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture and over tea. Drink up! On this spot of tea episode… Are everybody’s coworkers wild racist or just mine? Living alone or safe space roomates - do either of those things exist in NYC? And how do you date when men are trash This week’s hot list: Black graduates and Black ass degrees, Janet Jackson is still the first Black woman to do things because racism, office hate crimes in the good lords 2018, tips on...

Duration:01:07:15

Dear Black People V2 Chapter 5 & 6

5/23/2018
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Welcome to Queen & J.’s “Dear Black People” podcast! We’re two womanist race nerds reviewing the fvck out of season two of the Netflix series “Dear White People” This week we do a spoiler full review of “Dear White People” volume 2, episodes 5 and 6! We will only include spoilers for the episodes that we are discussing and the episodes prior, so if you’re not a binge watcher, there’s still time for you to catch up! If you’d like to listen to this episode in two parts, we begin reviewing...

Duration:01:28:02

#155 Let People Enjoy Things

5/22/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this episode… White people try to police us off the face of the earth, rapist cops are running rampant on Rikers, and is it so hard to let Black people enjoy things? Black people, we’re talking to you This week’s hot list: Black joy killers, contrarian ass ni**as, Dear White People, policing as a tool of gentrification, cultural celebrations, quarantining Black life, the royal wedding,...

Duration:01:13:04

Dear Black People V2 Chapter 3 & 4

5/16/2018
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Welcome to Queen & J.’s “Dear Black People” podcast! We’re two womanist race nerds reviewing the fvck out of season two of the Netflix series “Dear White People” This week we do a spoiler full review of “Dear White People” episodes 3 and 4! We will only include spoilers for the episodes that we are discussing and the episodes prior, so if you’re not a binge watcher, there’s still time for you to catch up! If you’d like to listen to this episode in two parts, we begin reviewing...

Duration:01:26:26

#154 You're Too Light Skinned For This

5/15/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On spot of tea episode… Does marrying a Black woman mean that you love Black women? Probably not. Also, skin bleaching and who gets to joke about it - 50/50 chance says not you. And as usual a moment in Black hair and a moment in Black ass life. This week’s hot list: Is Chadwick over it? Black trauma and This Is America, misogynoir is mad common, listen to The Black Guy Who Tips podcast,...

Duration:01:11:48

Dear Black People V2 Chapter 1 & 2

5/9/2018
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Welcome to Queen & J.’s “Dear Black People” podcast! We’re two womanist race nerds reviewing the fvck out of season two of the Netflix series “Dear White People” This week we do a spoiler full review of “Dear White People” episodes 1 and 2! We will only include spoilers for the episodes that we are discussing and the episodes prior, so if you’re not a binge watcher, there’s still time for you to catch up! If you’d like to listen to this episode in two parts, we begin reviewing...

Duration:01:12:56

#153 #MuteRKelly (with Kenyette Barnes)

5/8/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this spot of tea episode… R. Kelly has BEEN a rapist. Why are we talking about it now? Special guest Kenyette Barnes joins us to discuss #MuteRKelly, the movement to divest from all things R.Kelly and reinvest in protecting Black women and girls. This week’s hot list: #muterkelly, organizing, activism, to-do lists, misogynoir, sexual violence, divestment, lynching metaphors and...

Duration:00:47:38

#152 White Supremacy Doesn't Care About Your Edges

5/1/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this episode… what the hell is happening on television? We discuss The Simpsons, The Problem with Apu, and a bunch of other shows that are giving us Black joy or causing us Black concern. We explore how white supremacist patriarchal capitalism is trying to fvck with our natural hair routines. And opinions that we didn’t ask for, like Kanye’s, your woman beating cousins on facebook, and...

Duration:01:21:14

BONUS EPISODE #PodinLiveNYC 2018

4/26/2018
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BONUS episode with live podcast interviews from #PodinLiveNYC: Podcast Meetup 2018! Hosted by Little Miss ENT @lilmissENT Produced by Jonathan Mena @jonathanmena Tweet us while you listen! #PodinLiveNYC #teawithqj @teawithqj Interviews include: 00:07:24 - Intro with Queen and J. 00:15:54 - Dallas Penn and Brother Christopher 00:23:26 - The Officially Street Podcast 00:30:21 - Heman Woman Haters Club Podcast with Funny Julius & Taqee Bond 00:37:40 - A Waste Of Time with ItsTheReal 00:45:36 -...

Duration:01:53:43

#151 For Us, By Us, Just Us

4/24/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! Can you have a safe space for Black folks when white folks are in the room? We recap #PodinLiveNYC podcast meetup, we ask what happened to Universal Fancon and give a quick activist update. This week’s hot list: Updated pronouns, #PodinLiveNYC, Queen is in love, J. is rejecting white supremacy at work again, rocks, oils and clear energy, what the heck happened to Universal Fancon? Was it...

Duration:01:18:32

#150 Fix Your Wig

4/17/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this episode… It’s our 150th episode! Beyonce gives us Beychella and we pledge Beta Delta Kappa, Auntie Iyanla is wilding, Taylor Swift is a demogorgon and when we fight police brutality, what are we fighting for, do you know why you’re here and that white supremacy is the enemy? This week’s hot list: #PodinLiveNYC, building community, On My Block, managing our living spaces, The Black...

Duration:01:21:28

#149 Resistance & Brunch

4/10/2018
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Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture over tea. Drink up! On this spot of tea episode… Can you resist in the workplace without losing your whole ass job? The importance of brunch; Pregnancy, poverty and the patriarchy; loving yourself and your sexuality when your body doesn’t do what you want it to do; and we review Cardi B.’s first studio album because we’re from the Bronx and we have to. This week’s hot list: Brunch, Cardi B., Invasion of...

Duration:01:21:46