I Love Podcasts!

Podcasts have been around for sometime now, but I really just started getting into them in 2017. So now, I think I’ve got a handle on all the best podcast for the black girl working in entertainment who needs both self care and a good laugh. I literally have a podcast to listen to everyday of the week! Note: There are six listed below because I usually listen to a church sermon on Sundays. Podcast are so important to me now, I’m thinking about starting my own in 2019.

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Kurlz on Film: A Journey to Acceptance

I’ve been fully natural for about two years. Surprisingly, accepting my 4C hair wasn’t much of a challenge for me other than getting my moisture levels right. Thankfully, I knew my hair texture going into it, and knew I’d need to spend a little extra time to make it acceptable for the world.

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September Loves Black Women

It's a reason why Fall is one of our favorite seasons, and it's not just because we can comfortably layer our clothes without bundling up for snow. Similar to the feeling we get in January with our new year resolutions, September marks that back-to-school, start of a new cycle feeling where a lot of people focus on ending the year strong. It's a period of reinvention, so does that mean the influx of black women on magazines this September is a prelude to a reinvention in fashion, honoring black women? 

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The Concept of Curated Diversity

I’m at an intersection, more of a crossroads. I am a black woman working in corporate Hollywood. I occupy a space where diversity is a huge issue, in both corporate America and in Hollywood. For the sake of this essay, I’m focusing on diversity within communities of color. I’m not negating the issues of the LGBTQ, disabled, or any other community that feels disenfranchised, I just believe these communities have an edge of privilege when their spokesperson is a white person. It’s the year 2018 and America isn’t fully honoring all of the policies that “Make America Great.” A little history lesson, 54 years ago, there was legislation passed that prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin by federal and state governments as well as some public places.

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