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Do you want to step up and do something epic? Follow your dreams, take action, change the world? In The Call, former political strategist Erica Williams Simon hosts intimate conversations with women who have answered their own call. What are the costs and challenges of taking the leap, of living your politics, of being unapologetic? How do you go from wishful thinking to real impact? What is the journey really like? Tune in, get inspired.

Do you want to step up and do something epic? Follow your dreams, take action, change the world? In The Call, former political strategist Erica Williams Simon hosts intimate conversations with women who have answered their own call. What are the costs and challenges of taking the leap, of living your politics, of being unapologetic? How do you go from wishful thinking to real impact? What is the journey really like? Tune in, get inspired.
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Do you want to step up and do something epic? Follow your dreams, take action, change the world? In The Call, former political strategist Erica Williams Simon hosts intimate conversations with women who have answered their own call. What are the costs and challenges of taking the leap, of living your politics, of being unapologetic? How do you go from wishful thinking to real impact? What is the journey really like? Tune in, get inspired.

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English


Episodes

Episode 031: Sarah Jones

9/18/2018
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The last episode of Season 3 features Erica in conversation with the wonderful writer and Tony Award-winning performer Sarah Jones, recorded live in front of an audience. Sarah talks to Erica about the journey to create her own lane for herself and all of the lessons that she’s learned along the way and her new show,“Sell/Buy/Date.”

Duration:00:49:57

Episode 030: Jameela Jamil

9/11/2018
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This week Erica Williams Simon talks with Jameela Jamil. The star of 'The Good Place' is an activist against hate speech toward women, particularly where bodies and weight are concerned, and they spend the episode talking about body image, success and fear.

Duration:00:54:41

Episode 029: Rebecca Cokley

9/4/2018
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This week, host Erica Williams Simon chats with Rebecca Cokley, Director of the Disability Justice Initiative at the Center for American Progress. They talk disability policy, fighting for justice for all, raising woke children and balancing motherhood with a demanding career.

Duration:00:48:40

Episode 028: Glennon Doyle

8/28/2018
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This week, host Erica Williams Simon sits down with writer and activist Glennon Doyle. Together they talk about the balancing act of sharing your true self without tipping into depreciation, and striving for your best without focusing on perfection.

Duration:00:58:47

027: Dascha Polanco

8/14/2018
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In this episode, host Erica Williams Simon sits down with Orange is the New Black star Dascha Polanco. They talk about representation, the hustle and only moving forward.

Duration:00:40:07

009: Mara Hoffman

5/9/2017
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Designer Mara Hoffman discusses how she got her start, the moment she decided to radically shift her business to be more environmentally sustainable and more. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger and Kate Barnett.

Duration:00:54:28

008: Yvonne Orji

5/2/2017
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Actress and comedian Yvonne Orji has received accolades for her role as Molly on the hit HBO show Insecure. This week, Erica sits down with Yvonne to discuss the power of humor and #blackgirlmagic. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger.

Duration:00:55:37

007: Roxane Gay

4/25/2017
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What makes a woman "difficult"? This week, Erica sits down with fabulous writer Roxane Gay to discuss her new book, 'Difficult Women,' and life post-election. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger.

Duration:00:31:32

006: Lena Waithe

4/18/2017
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Erica sits down with writer, producer and actor Lena Waithe whose original, hour-long drama, 'The Chi', is being executive produced by Common and was just greenlit by Showtime. You may have already seen her as the breakout star on Aziz Ansari’s 'Master of None', where she played Dev’s cool best friend, Denise. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger.

Duration:00:45:46

005: dream hampton

4/11/2017
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Erica sits down with filmmaker, activist and your favorite rapper’s favorite writer dream hampton to talk about the cost of telling the truth, never being too afraid to fight and that one time she was cursed out by Nina Simone. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger.

Duration:00:52:35

004: Tiffany Dufu

4/4/2017
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"Chief Leadership Officer" and author Tiffany Dufu shares how to tap into your own leadership potential, find mentors and sponsors, and stay true to your purpose. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger.

Duration:00:55:56

003: Wendy Carrillo

3/28/2017
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Erica Williams Simon sits down with Wendy Carrillo. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger.

Duration:00:46:04

002: Sally Kohn

3/21/2017
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Erica Williams Simon sits down with Sally Kohn. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger.

Duration:00:42:37

001: Jenna Wortham

3/14/2017
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Erica Williams Simon sits down with Jenna Wortham. The Call is produced and edited by Samara Breger.

Duration:00:40:00

Introducing: The Call

3/7/2017
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Do you want to step up and do something epic? Follow your dreams, take action, change the world? In The Call, former political strategist Erica Williams Simon hosts intimate conversations with women who have answered their own call. What are the costs and challenges of taking the leap, of living your politics, of being unapologetic? How do you go from wishful thinking to real impact? What is the journey really like? Tune in, get inspired. Produced by Samara Breger

Duration:00:06:27