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You Are What You Can Afford

12/4/2018
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In this episode, Brittany and Kelly discuss food access and the impact it has on people of color. They explore the socioeconomic factors surrounding access to quality food, their personal lifestyle choices, and food policy.

Duration:00:45:31

Holiday Rant

11/20/2018
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From Capitalism to Kwanzaa. In this episode, Brittany and Kelly rant about the holidays, the pros and the cons. They explore ways to ethically celebrate Thanksgiving, new traditions, how capitalism has impeded on family time, and other things. WARNING: Full Rant Mode.

Duration:00:37:19

Justice for All

11/14/2018
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In this episode Brittany discusses the U.S. criminal justice system and the needs efforts for reform.

Duration:00:41:17

Black Check

11/6/2018
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In this week's episode Brittany and Kelly discuss how communities -- like Black Americans -- define and maintain our culture and what that means for “black checking” and having a “black card”

Duration:00:59:45

Ballot Woes

10/30/2018
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In this episode Brittany and Kelly explore the democratic process-voting, they look at the reality of voter suppression, some interesting campaigns across the country, and the history of voting in America. Resources: NCLS Felon Voting Resource http://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/felon-voting-rights.aspx ACLU Map on disenfranchisement https://www.aclu.org/issues/voting-rights/voter-restoration/felony-disenfranchisement-laws-map Felony Voter Study...

Duration:00:50:59

Diaspora

10/24/2018
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In Season 2 Episode 5 we are talking about the diaspora, and how black culture connects, intersects and differs in America, the West Indies, countries in Africa and more. This episode is mostly about amplifying the struggles and nuances of different black cultures in hopes of better finding unity and a celebration of blackness, while recognizing we are viewing the topic from an American lens. www.blher.com

Duration:00:51:18

Soapbox Edition

10/16/2018
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In episode 4 of season 2 Brittany and Kelly Jeanine dissect some of the crazy news trending on Twitter.

Duration:00:45:44

Welfare Queen

10/9/2018
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In today’s episode we are talking about politics, social services, and the pervasive stereotype of the “Welfare Queen” that has negatively affected black women. www.blher.com

Duration:00:44:28

The Locker Room

10/2/2018
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In this episode Brittany and Kelly are joined by Jahaziel Howard, former overseas basketball player and brother to NBA player Dwight Howard, and Quatavious Cash, professional boxer featured on The Contender. They discuss the politics behind sports and the obstacles black professional athletes face.

Duration:00:45:41

Explore

9/25/2018
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In the first episode of Season 2 Brittany and Kelly Jeanine talk about how traveling has impacted their worldview, definition of blackness, and views on racism at home and around the globe. www.Blher.com Listener survey: https://survey.feedbackly.com/surveys/G3qidYrjW

Duration:00:49:59

Season 1 Best Of: The Issues We Face

9/18/2018
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In this episode Brittany and Kelly Jeanine recap topics from season 1 including immigration, domestic violence and politics. **Help make us better! Fill out our listener survey: https://survey.feedbackly.com/surveys/G3qidYrjW This episode references: http://blher.buzzsprout.com/183177/765036-the-s-word http://blher.buzzsprout.com/183177/753254-the-25 http://blher.buzzsprout.com/183177/742628-america-and-the-immigrant Season 2 kicks off next week! www.blher.com

Duration:00:19:07

Best of Religion & Black Women

9/11/2018
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This episode is a recap moments of season 1 that touch on how religion impacts black women and women of color. We'll dive into patriarchy, gender roles and purity culture. This episode draws from: - Feminism and Faith:http://blher.buzzsprout.com/183177/735436-feminism-and-faith - Pure: http://blher.buzzsprout.com/183177/782375-pure www.blher.com

Duration:00:16:08

An Ode to Self Care

9/4/2018
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In the final episode of Season One, Kelly and Brittany discuss the importance of self care and remaining positive in our crazy world.

Duration:00:31:17

A Black Woman Can

8/28/2018
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In this episode, Brittany and Kelly celebrate the success of black women and discuss the obstacles that many black women experience on their journey to success. This one 's for us. RESOURCES Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier breaking Lawyer dies at 104 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/21/obituaries/dovey-johnson-roundtree-dead.html Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement http://cds.library.brown.edu/projects/FreedomNow/tiffany_joseph_thesis.html Stacy Abrams, Candidate for Georgia Governor...

Duration:00:40:54

Pure

8/21/2018
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In episode 9 Brittany and Kelly Jeanine discuss purity culture and how it negatively impacts women of color. This episode covers the history of purity culture as it relates to racism,modesty and rape culture. www.Blher.com RESOURCES Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper Book: Jezebel Unhinged: Loosing the Black Female Body in Religion and Culture https://jasminelholmes.com/purity-culture-black-women/ http://givemesexjesus.com/ http://www.ezerrising.com/lets-do-better-than-purity-culture/...

Duration:00:46:54

Colorism: It be ya own

8/14/2018
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In this episode Brittany and Kelly explore the topic of colorism. They discuss its roots, personal experiences, and obstacles in addressing the issue.

Duration:00:48:57

Let’s Blame Millennials!

8/7/2018
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Everyone is blaming Millennials and Kelly & Brittany want to talk about it. In this episode they discuss the generational divides and realities for Millennials.

Duration:00:40:50

The S Word

7/31/2018
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A conversation, not an endorsement, on Socialism.

Duration:00:40:23

How To Be An Ally

7/24/2018
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In this week's episode Kelly and Brittany talk about how to be an ally for the communities and people you want to serve. They discuss advocacy and all the nuances that accompany it.

Duration:00:42:17

The 25%

7/17/2018
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In this episode Brittany and Kelly discuss the impacts of Domestic Violence on society. They explore its implications in media, communities of color, and other areas of life. WARNING: This episode is heavy.

Duration:00:41:27