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In this podcast, young people in coastal North Carolina explore pressing regional issues and showcase youth leadership, skills and civic values. Produced by Working Narratives and GRITS.

In this podcast, young people in coastal North Carolina explore pressing regional issues and showcase youth leadership, skills and civic values. Produced by Working Narratives and GRITS.

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United States

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In this podcast, young people in coastal North Carolina explore pressing regional issues and showcase youth leadership, skills and civic values. Produced by Working Narratives and GRITS.

Language:

English

Contact:

9196368668


Episodes

Looking Back At November: Caregivers Awareness Month

12/1/2021
Before we get into the Christmas spirit, we're taking a moment to reflect on November, which was National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. We talk about what it's like to be a caregiver as a teen and tips we have to offer. Then, we chat about our dream homes. And Brealyn definitely has an opinion on this. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Brianni. Music: Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Feel -...

Duration:00:18:59

Arabia Leaves For Tanzania

11/4/2021
On this episode of She Rocks, we officially say good bye to Arabia, who is moving to Tanzania in Africa. We ask her about her move, what she's excited about, and when she's coming back (spoiler alert - don't plan on seeing her anytime soon). Joining us today is our newest producer Brianni! Brianni introduces our fun topic about our favorite sports and activities. And Jonaiyah says she's gotten really into a new sport she's going to try this year. Want to find out? You'll just have to listen...

Duration:00:21:22

Looking Back On September: National Self Awareness Month

10/14/2021
Today, we talk about National Self-Awareness Month, which was in September. We talk about the things we're doing to take care of ourselves. And, as usual, we bring you the latest in fashion & entertainment, and we also talk about our thoughts on the government vaccine mandates. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Music: Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter...

Duration:00:22:05

Reflecting On The Shooting At New Hanover High School

9/17/2021
Two weeks ago, we met up to reflect on the shooting that took place at New Hanover High School on Monday, August 30. We discuss our thoughts on the charges filed against the student involved in the shooting. We also talk about the damage from Hurricane Ida and relate it back to our experiences during Florence in 2018. In other segments, we bring you the latest in fashion & entertainment, and we chat about our favorite vacation spots. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by...

Duration:00:28:44

How We Feel About Sha’Carri Richardson's Disqualification

8/24/2021
Earlier this summer, we met up virtually to talk about top news stories and to check in about how we were spending our summers. As usual, we bring listeners the latest trends in teen fashion and entertainment. For our hot topic, we talk about the disqualification of Sha'Carri Richardson from the Olympics. Was this appropriate? We share our thoughts in this episode of She Rocks Teen Radio. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia...

Duration:00:20:00

A Conversation With Christopher Everett

7/15/2021
Today, we have a very special episode for our listeners. We sit down with the writer and director of Wilmington on Fire, a documentary that tells the story of the 1898 massacre in Wilmington, North Carolina. We ask Everett about his journey as a Black filmmaker from Laurinburg, North Carolina. We talk about the events of 1898 shown in Wilmington on Fire, and we discuss what Everett has in store for us in his future films - like the sequel he's currently working on, Wilmington on Fire...

Duration:00:39:38

Pajamas and Bonnets: When And How We Wear Them

7/12/2021
In this episode of She Rocks, the GRITS team talks about what they're doing for summer. But first, we cover a tragic news story from late spring in California and our thoughts on it. We talk about fashion and entertainment. And we debate our latest hot topic: is it cool to wear our pajamas and bonnets out of the house? We have a lot to say on this, so tune in to hear what we have to say. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Brooklyn, Giggles, Jonaiyah...

Duration:00:13:39

How We Prepared For EOG's

6/11/2021
Last month, we took our EOG's, or End-of-Grade tests. We talk about the ways we prepare for tests and give tips to listeners. We also revisit the killing of Makiah Bryant in Ohio and how we're feeling about it. We end the episode by discussing our favorite creative outlets. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Music: Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter...

Duration:00:12:17

When Can We Get A Break?

4/30/2021
Kamhara Nixon-McKoy asks listeners, "When can we get a break?" She's referring to the two police murders that directly followed Derek Chauvin's conviction in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kam and the rest of the She Rocks team reflect on what these murders mean to them as young Black women. The team also takes you through the latest in fashion and entertainment, and we talk about what it's like to be in school during the pandemic. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn...

Duration:00:12:07

Saying Goodbye To Amari

4/22/2021
In this episode of She Rocks, we talk to Amari about her time at Girls Rocking In The South (GRITS), which co-produces this podcast. We ask her about her accomplishments so far and what she has in store for the future. We also bring you updates in news, fashion, and entertainment. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, and Arabia Earth. Music: Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Deep Blue Sea...

Duration:00:21:52

Arts & Resilience: Our Conversation With Carolynn Phillips Of The JUST US Program

3/31/2021
In this episode of She Rocks, we talk about our feelings surrounding the two national tragedies that happened in the last few weeks. After we delve deep into what we make of these events, we cover our usual segments: fashion and entertainment. We welcome Carolynn Phillips of the JUST US program to tell us about how she's teaching middle school girls resilience and having hard conversations with them about identity and history. Check out her students' work at the Cameron Art Museum starting...

Duration:00:25:01

Women's History Month, Pt. 2: Queendom Living With Angel George And Myiesha Gore

3/25/2021
Today, we talk through the new stimulus package that's been passed and what it means for us. If you've noticed the new photos posted with our latest episodes, we're welcoming two guests to this episode who did our makeup for the shoot: Angel George of Peachy Customz and Myiesha Gore of Epitome Makeup. We ask them about how it feels to start their own business and the women that inspire them. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra...

Duration:00:23:35

Women's History Month, Pt. 1: Setting Boundaries In Relationships & Our Favorite Female Celebrities And Characters

3/11/2021
Hi everyone! We're back for another episode of She Rocks Teen Radio, moving from one exciting month (Black History Month) to another: Women's History Month. We're saving the bulk of our conversation about women's empowerment for our next episode, but today, we talk about how to set boundaries in relationships. If something uncomfortable or inappropriate happens, what should you do? We answer tough questions about how we'd handle situations and scenarios to make sure we're respecting...

Duration:00:19:10

Reflecting On February: Black History & Valentine's Day

3/2/2021
When the GRITS team got together in February, we had a lot to talk about. In fashion, there's been tons of trend for Valentine's Day, and in entertainment we talked about disturbing news related to football player Chris Wheeler. On a brighter note, February was Black History Month! So we went through people throughout history who we want to highlight for their lives and work: everyone from Althea Gibson to Ira Aldridge to Cicely Tyson and a more modern figure - Amanda Gorman. And after we...

Duration:00:16:44

Checking In: What's Up With 2021 So Far?

1/26/2021
We're getting together to talk about how things are going, and so far, it's been kind of crazy. Between Trump's impeachment, celebrity scandals, and trying to tackle our New Year's Resolutions - we've got a lot to cover in this episode of She Rocks. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group. Support the show...

Duration:00:17:51

New Year's Resolutions

1/13/2021
Today, the She Rocks team is talking about our resolutions and goals for the New Year. We bring you the latest news on COVID-19 and talk about what we did with our families over the holidays. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:13:45

Staying Covid Safe Through The Holidays

12/17/2020
In this episode, we bring you the latest updates on how Covid-19 is impacting our lives, and we talk about what we've been up to so far this holiday season. Amari and Brealyn give us the new trends in fashion and entertainment, and we talk about how we plan to stay Covid safe through the holidays. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music...

Duration:00:18:05

Responding To The 2020 Election & Continuing School Through COVID

11/17/2020
She Rocks team members Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Iryanna (Giggles) Nixon, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth get together to reflect on the outcomes of this election season and talk about what school's been like through the COVID-19 pandemic. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Iryanna (Giggles) Nixon, Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group. Support the show...

Duration:00:15:38

Tips And Tricks For School During COVID-19

9/22/2020
Arabia talks about tropical storms Nana and Omar as they barrelled towards the coast at the start of September. Jonaiyah talks about the latest tracks that slap, and Amari and Giggles give us tips and tricks to stay focused getting back to school. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Iryanna (Giggles) Nixon, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:13:57

Cyberbullying

8/19/2020
In this episode, Amari, Jonaiyah, Brealyn, and Arabia talk about cyberbullying. They also tell us how Hurricane Isaias affected them, what's new in music, and how they feel about the possibility of TikTok shutting down. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group. Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)

Duration:00:15:59