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The Colored Girl Beautiful

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The Colored Girl Beautiful is a narrative podcast exploring the beautiful juxtapositions of black womanhood. In each episode, host Aseloka Smith, will share the story of a black woman searching for balance between strength and vulnerability, friendship and independence, love and ambition, and everything in between.

The Colored Girl Beautiful is a narrative podcast exploring the beautiful juxtapositions of black womanhood. In each episode, host Aseloka Smith, will share the story of a black woman searching for balance between strength and vulnerability, friendship and independence, love and ambition, and everything in between.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Colored Girl Beautiful is a narrative podcast exploring the beautiful juxtapositions of black womanhood. In each episode, host Aseloka Smith, will share the story of a black woman searching for balance between strength and vulnerability, friendship and independence, love and ambition, and everything in between.

Twitter:

@cgbpodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

4435999577


Episodes

S2E2: Candace: On Owning Anger

4/10/2021
Today we talk with Candace who explores how anger was a concept she had to come around to. Candace writes an article for the Huffington to post about her feelings that goes viral. We hear from Candace about how her feelings developed over time and let to her writing this story. Huffington Post Article mentioned in the story https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5ed0ff24c5b6392ca7780981 Support The Podcast If you're looking for ways to support the show, head over to our support page for a...

Duration:00:18:09

S2E1: Morgan: On Growing Into Herself

11/24/2020
We're back for season 2! And we've got our first episode we talk to New York Times Bestselling author Morgan Jerkins about coming into her own. This conversation is tiny little sliver of her story so you should definitely check out all of Morgan's writing to learn more! Wandering In Strange LandsThis Will Be My UndoingCaul BabyZora Support The Podcast If you're looking for ways to support the show, head over to our support page for a few suggestions! We appreciated anything you're able to...

Duration:00:18:09

The Colored Girl Beautiful - Season 2 Trailer

11/19/2020
Be sure to tune in to The Colored Girl Beautiful November 24, 2020 for the premiere of Season 2 wherever you get your podcasts! If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com And be sure to follow us on social...

Duration:00:03:43

Farewell Till Fall - Plus Church Announcements

7/29/2020
Hey folks, just wanted to provide a quick update for you! We're taking a break to prepare for season 2 and we want to hear your stories! See a list of topics and submit them to us at coloredgirlbeautiful.com/stories. Listen to Nichole's podcast!! It's AMAZING and you're DEFINITELY going to love it! It's called The Secret Adventures of Black People https://the-secret-adventures-of-black-folk.simplecast.com/ Make a Direct Contribution to the...

Duration:00:01:47

Minisode 118: History - Colorism

7/7/2020
This week we talk to Dr. Karsonya Wise-Whitehead (Dr. Kaye) about colorism and some of its origins. Dr. Kaye's Twitter: @kayewhitehead Some of Dr. Kaye's Work: https://www.amazon.com/Notes-Colored-Girl-Diaries-Frances/dp/1611173523/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=karsonya+wise+whitehead&qid=1594131066&sr=8-2https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1627201181/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i3 Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate Support The...

Duration:00:13:05

Minisode 117: Beauty - Representation Matters

6/23/2020
This week we talk to Sherri Lumpkin of the Rag Baby Exchange (http://www.ragbabyexch.org/programs.html) who helps us to release negativity and to find our inner doll. Sherri's Instagram: @lumpkinsherri Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate Support The Podcast If you're looking for ways to support the show, head over to our support page for a few suggestions! We appreciated anything you're able to do!...

Duration:00:10:03

Minisode 116: Rest

6/9/2020
Today, a call for rest Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate Support This Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/support Sign Up for the Newsletter If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com And be sure to follow us on social...

Duration:00:05:43

Minisode 115: Beauty - Journey to You

5/26/2020
This week we hear from the lovely, Charnell (https://www.justcharnell.com/) who encourages use to find our own journey to confidence. Charnell's Instagram: @justcharnell Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate Support The Podcast Support the show by checking out this week's sponsor, Audible.com. Start your free trial with any title you choose by signing up at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/audible If you're looking for suggestions on...

Duration:00:08:59

Minisode 114: Work - Different

5/12/2020
This week, Tina (https://www.tinascottlassiter.com/) is back and reminding us that it's ok to be different by sharing some workplace wisdom. Tina's Instagram: @tsl103 Tina's also got some really amazing artwork! Check out her etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/artfullyTSL and support her artwork Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate Support The Podcast Support the show by checking out this week's sponsor, Audible.com. Start your free...

Duration:00:08:11

Minisode 113: Personal Appearance - Creating Your Narrative

4/2/2020
This week, Jewels Dodson (www.jewelsdodson.com) encourages us to create our own narrative as she shares her story about what she learned from women in her family who were important to her. Jewel's Instagram: @jewelsthegem Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate Support The Podcast Support the show by checking out this week's sponsor, Audible.com. Start your free trial with any title you choose by signing up at...

Duration:00:09:28

Minisode 112: Love - Self-Love

3/17/2020
This week, Kimberly reminds us to take care of ourselves as we care for those around us. Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com And be sure to follow us on social...

Duration:00:08:02

Minisode 111: Love - Romantic Love and Loss

3/3/2020
This week, Tina shares a bit of her love story with us. We're swooning! Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com And be sure to follow us on social...

Duration:00:05:47

Minisode 110: History - Black Women's Suffrage

2/18/2020
In this minisode, we continue our history theme and hear again from Dr. Karsonya Wise-Whitehead about suffrage for Black women in the early 1900's. Make a Direct Contribution to the Podcast https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com/donate If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com And be sure to follow us on social...

Duration:00:06:59

Minisode 109: History - Club Women

2/4/2020
In our first bonus episode for the season, we learn about Club Women from Dr. Karsonya Wise-Whitehead. If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com And be sure to follow us on social media! http://www.twitter.com/cgbpodcast http://www.instagram.com/coloredgirlbeautiful http://www.facebook.com/coloredgirlbeautiful What the heck are...

Duration:00:09:19

S1E8: The Colored Girl Beautiful Learns to Love Herself

1/7/2020
In this episode Aseloka talks to a friend and mentor Tina about how she balances who she is with how others percieve her and the self acceptance that can often come with age. If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com And be sure to follow us on social...

Duration:00:28:40

S1E7: Google Podcasts creators program Showcase

12/24/2019
This week we're taking a bit of a breather for the holidays. Instead of airing our final episode for the season, we're sharing some bonus content from the Google Podcast creators program showcase that happened back in June. Be sure to tune in on January 7 for the final episode of the season! But we won't be away from your feed for long. Stay subscribed after the last episode for bonus content too! If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes...

Duration:00:12:33

S1E6: Loss in the Life of the Colored Girl Beautiful

12/10/2019
This week we take a departure from our normal episode structure to talk about grief and loss. Aseloka shares an unexpected moment of grief that hit her during her interview with Jasmin in Episode 5, The Colored Mother Beautiful. She debriefs that moment and talks about the importance of making space to process feelings of loss and grief, especially when they catch you off guard If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's...

Duration:00:14:48

S1E5: The Colored Mother Beautiful

11/26/2019
In this episode Aseloka talks to her friend Jasmin, a working mother of an adorable 7-year-old with another little one on the way. They discuss Madame Hackley's writing and her assessment of Black motherhood as both a privilege and a responsibility. Aseloka expresses her concerns about being about to manage such an important endeavor. If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at...

Duration:00:26:50

S1E4: How the Colored Girl Beautiful Finds Purpose

11/12/2019
In this episode Aseloka reflects on Madame Hackely's writings about racial responsibility and Aseloka's own conflicts between wanting to do all that she can for the race, while also staying sane. She'll debrief these feelings with this week's guest, Heather Smith, who will share how a late night Youtube rabbit hole, a trip to Brazil, and her experiences as a chef, led her to better understand her racial responsibility. If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of...

Duration:00:25:35

S1E3: Liberating the Colored Girl Beautiful

10/30/2019
Aseloka discusses Madame Hackley’s advice on how women should present themselves with guest, Andrea Renau and producer Nichole. The three women discuss the particularly complicated role hair often plays in a Black woman’s ability to appear presentable. If you'd like to get an email about new episodes and learn a bit more of the behind the scenes of the show's making, you can subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.coloredgirlbeautiful.com And be sure to follow us on social...

Duration:00:29:42