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Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories

Storytelling Podcasts

The mission of this project is to Take Notice (to listen, to hold space) by amplifying Black stories, experiences, and voices. Conversations on family life, finding joy, and interests of folks in our country who encounter racism on a daily basis. A portion of these discussions will be dedicated to holding space for guests who are comfortable sharing their personal experiences with racism. Stories help us all learn and connect. We are here to listen. To Take Notice.

The mission of this project is to Take Notice (to listen, to hold space) by amplifying Black stories, experiences, and voices. Conversations on family life, finding joy, and interests of folks in our country who encounter racism on a daily basis. A portion of these discussions will be dedicated to holding space for guests who are comfortable sharing their personal experiences with racism. Stories help us all learn and connect. We are here to listen. To Take Notice.

Location:

United States

Description:

The mission of this project is to Take Notice (to listen, to hold space) by amplifying Black stories, experiences, and voices. Conversations on family life, finding joy, and interests of folks in our country who encounter racism on a daily basis. A portion of these discussions will be dedicated to holding space for guests who are comfortable sharing their personal experiences with racism. Stories help us all learn and connect. We are here to listen. To Take Notice.

Language:

English


Episodes

Season 1 Finale w Darius Heggins

7/6/2021
Our final episode of Season 1 features a conversation with host Allison Preisinger-Heggins and co-creator, partner, and Season 1 guest, Darius Heggins. They discuss the podcast from its creation, issues and conversations that came out of the process of creating the podcast, and what's next. Thank you for Taking Notice with us this season. We will be back in the Fall of 2021 with the second season. Listener Survey Guest Application

Duration:00:43:29

End of Season Catch-Up Part 2

6/22/2021
A collection of unheard audio clips from each of the guests interviewed for the second half of the first season of Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories Featuring: Rosemary Mupambwa Sistah Yvette Dubel Shea Black Dr. Lydia Hughes-Evans Visit takenoticepodcast.org for info on each of our guests!

Duration:00:44:08

End of Season Catch-Up Part 1

6/8/2021
As we begin to wrap up the first season of Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories we wanted to share a collection of clips and unused audio from each of our guests in the first season. This is Part 1 of 2 episodes, featuring: Joy Stanford DarNesha Weary Reggie Garrett Kevin Kibet Melany Bell Shea Rose

Duration:00:51:02

Micro-Interviews Part 2

5/25/2021
Part 2 of our Micro-Interview session at Black Coffee Northwest in Shoreline, Washington. Recorded April 17, 2021. This episode features: Antoinette Hamilton - Nefertiti Holistics Melanie - Student Rachel Thabior - Barista & Social Media Black Coffee NW MaeLea - Manager Black Coffee NW

Duration:00:35:42

Micro-Interviews Part 1

5/11/2021
April 17, 2021 we set up our portable recording gear at Black Coffee NW in Shoreline, Washington to conduct micro-interviews with anyone who was interested in participating. We enjoyed a beautiful day of connection and community while hearing from 8 individuals who joined us for an interview. This is part 1 of 2 of those interviews speaking on family, joy, entrepreneurship, and community. Guests in this episode: Colina Bruce | Noir Lux Candle Co. @noirluxcandleco Josais Jean-Pierre |...

Duration:00:36:56

Dr. Lydia

4/27/2021
We are pleased to release our conversation with Dr. Lydia Hughes-Evans, in which Dr. Lydia talks about her experiences navigating a variety of dichotomies throughout her life, her educational experience, and inspirations. We also discuss a bit about her work as an entrepreneurial and love coach. Social Media/Web: Pure Momentum Consulting Boss Ladies In Love Career Pivot Coaching Instagram: @LaylaBlooming Facebook: Lydia Hughes LinkedIn: Dr. Lydia Hughes- Evans Mentioned: Tri-Valley...

Duration:00:56:56

Shea Black

4/13/2021
Mentioned: sheablackenterprises.com @sheablack.art (instagram) @shea_black_art (twitter) Langton Seattle In this episode I speak with visual artist, Shea Black. We ended up talking about the importance of art and creativity in getting through difficult times and finding hope. Shea discusses her family as well as the joy in her new surroundings. Shea Black is a Seattle artist looking to spread love, positivity, empowerment and unity through her art. She believes that now is the time for...

Duration:00:53:32

Yvette Dubel

3/30/2021
Mentioned in this Episode: Web Antiphon Empowered Innovation we.net A Cure for Racism Project IG: @yvettedubel Mediocre by Ijeoma Oluo White Rage by Carol Anderson Yvette Dubel is your go to person for the perfect blend of innovation know how, vision and wisdom. She is an artist-researcher, founder CEO of WebAntiphon Group, author of "Why Brand Risk Management Innovation is a Game Changer", creator of the Empowered Innovation System[CFAaP] and a personal innovation mentor. Dubel...

Duration:00:56:27

Sistah Lois

3/16/2021
Sistah Lois Youtube IG: @sistahafrikan Mentioned: Jade Electra | DJ Relentless Louise Cloverly Bennett Our conversation with Sistah covered her time growing up in Manitoba, moving out to Toronto with her son, encounters with racism, and her joy of music and the arts. A section of our conversation will be shared in a later episode where she recounts her experience working for CN Railway. Bio: Sistah Lois (pronounced “Loyce”) is an incredibly talented singer, actor, creatrix across...

Duration:00:46:27

Rosemary Mupambwa

3/2/2021
Mentioned in this Episode: Rosemary's Website Follow on Facebook: @roseslifecoach Follow on Instagram: @rosemary.trish Converge Media We had such a pleasant time speaking with our guest on today’s episode, Rosemary Mupambwa. She is an Author of the book "Exhume or Heal: A Widow's Memoir, Getting Her Groove Back", Speaker, and Internationally Certified Life Transformational & Relationship Coach, and Retreat Leader. She has a background as a College Lecturer, Domestic Violence...

Duration:00:50:44

Monique Hebert

2/16/2021
Mentioned: Monique Hebert National Alliance on Mental Illness Northwest African American Museum Zia Larson's Ray of Light Foundation Ad: King County Equity Now Monique is a writer originally from Ohio and currently living in Seattle, WA. She graduated from Cleveland State University in 2014, and is currently studying Film & Media Studies at Arizona State University. Already quite accomplished, she self published a book about living with an anxiety disorder in 2018, has written for The...

Duration:00:43:14

Darius Heggins

2/2/2021
Darius Heggins is a father, dog trainer, and former event worker. Darius grew up in the Seattle area and now resides on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State with his wife, who is also the host of Take Notice! In this episode (which is the first ever recorded for this project!) Allison and Darius discuss his experiences growing up in different neighborhoods around Seattle and his views on our current culture and the one he grew up in. Natural Concepts Dog Training Mentioned in this...

Duration:00:31:23

Shea Rose

1/19/2021
Shea Rose www.shearose.com Allison had the pleasure of speaking and reconnecting with immense talent, Shea Rose - singer, songwriter, music curator, and style icon. They discuss Shea's career origins, the experience of listening to your own instincts, and her experience growing up in Boston, MA. Shea Rose has possessed numerous titles throughout her career: singer, songwriter, style icon, and music curator are just a few. Her music, influenced by soul, hip-hop, and rock, speaks to...

Duration:00:41:09

Melany Bell

1/5/2021
Melany Bell is a Seattle based Artist and scientist. The works she does comes thru inner-vented, Holographic learning tech, for Artists and Amateur's. Our connected spaces and where there is negative space for interpretation, finds Shape, finds Sound, Frequencies, frequently found being Us on pages. She teaches and trains recreating, representing, & reflecting the state of a Mind, for the race to BE Human… Melany Bell is teaching a workshop at Seattle Rep: Find info here! Mentioned in this...

Duration:00:45:05

Kevin Kibet

12/15/2020
Kevin Kibet is a global villager, with Nandi, Kenyan, East African, and American influence. A curious soul, forever endeared by and applying self to justice. In this episode we discuss social justice, family life in Kenya, and how Kevin ended up living in Seattle. Mentioned in this Episode: Community Passageways ACLU

Duration:00:41:31

Reggie Garrett

12/8/2020
In this special episode, Allison talks with PNW local and musician Reggie Garrett about his lifetime of work in the industry, history's influence on the image of black success, and what it means to him to challenge societal expectations. Website: www.reggiegarrett.com Reggie Garrett has been performing throughout the U.S. and Canada for a number of years. Based in Seattle, Washington he performs mostly original songs mixed with pop covers and more traditional style folk ballads. He is the...

Duration:00:52:59

BONUS: Darnesha Weary

12/3/2020
Special BONUS episode featuring Darnesha Weary discussing the Grand Opening of Black Coffee Northwest in Shoreline, Washington. Be sure to follow Black Coffee Northwest on social media!

Duration:00:07:32

Darnesha Weary

12/1/2020
On this episode, Allison interviews Darnesha Weary: Operations Director and Owner of Black Coffee Northwest in Shoreline, Washington. Darnesha shares her experiences as a Black female business owner, and discusses her dedication to making her coffee shop a place where she can truly support her community. Support Black Coffee Northwest! Darnesha suggests supporting the following organizations: Zuris Donutz Dee's Designs She Stands in Strength Walnut St. Coffee

Duration:00:51:39

Take Notice with Joy Stanford

10/27/2020
Joy Stanford Running for State Representative - 26th District Website: www.joyforwashington.com Facebook: JoyForWashington ● Twitter: @Joy4WA ● Instagram: @Joy4WA Mentioned in this episode: King County Equity Now Emerge Washington Our very first episode features Joy Stanford - healthcare and housing advocate and educator, running for State Representative in Washington's 26th Legislative District. If elected, she would be the first female Black representative for the district. Joy...

Duration:00:41:36

Preview! Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories

10/20/2020
A short preview of what's to come in the new podcast entitled Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories. Subscribe, share, and get in touch if you're interested in being a guest on the show or submitting a short story! www.takenoticepodcast.org

Duration:00:04:03