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79 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
21-01 - Honest AM - Honestly Sis
If asked what is her ultimate objective in life, Honest AM would proudly state that she wants to help activate women to live their best lives. Through her writings, she envisions connecting the hearts and souls of women around the world. Honest AM was born and raised in Detroit. She's a graduate of Hampton University with a Master’s in Business Administration. She is a Project Accountant by day and writer by night. Her resume is growing rapidly, with several featured articles on XONecole, including, “Why Rooting for Everybody Black Should Include Monique and The Gospel According to RiRi". AM is well on her way to becoming a household name.
39 minutes | Dec 14, 2020
Inaugural Show 001 - 19.01.30 - Dr. Tara Doaty
61 minutes | Dec 11, 2019
Show 015 - 19.12.11 - Carly & Corri - The Professionally Petty Show
The Professionally Petty Show was established in 2018 on a black lesbian Facebook group. The Petty was so real and the audience was so solid that Carly and Corri felt that in order to grow exponentially that they needed to establish their own independent platform, thus the two took off to take over the world. Their synergy and friendship is so captivating that they built a whole new family of friends online. By giving advice and sharing their own life experiences they became their listeners play cousins and play sisters. The hosts Carly Jonelle and Corri House meet in 2013 and realized their life experiences had more in common than all of their dating woes. The Professionally Petty show covers topics of love, dating, family, friendships and relationships. Although some topic can take on a serious nature, Carly and Corri knows you can laugh at half of life’s situations and the other half you can just be petty.
46 minutes | Sep 10, 2019
Show 014 - 19.09.10 - Zamara Perri - Founder, Black Lesbian Love Lab
Zamara Perri is the founder and editor of the Black Lesbian Love Lab blog, which showcases black lesbian relationships. She also runs a private Facebook group for women who are seeking to make connections with other like-minded women in a safe space and she coaches women on dating wisely. For many years, she knew that love was integral to a life well lived and until her mid-20s never pursued love with a woman in real life. Once she did, she never turned back. She became convinced that the love stories of black women in love were just as valuable, authentic and uplifting as any others. That is the reason she started this blog. Z is passionate about black love and sharing black lesbian stories. She also writes a column for this blog called Z Speaks. In this column she breaks down everything from her dating nightmares to love lessons learned to advice you should take to her thoughts on the gay rights movement.
47 minutes | Aug 30, 2019
Show 013 - 19.08.30 - Adama Hamadi "Delicious Living Coach"
Adama Hamadi, Delicious Living Coach at Dream Leap Live LLC, is the “human permission slip” for ambitious visionaries that have an innate drive to perform at a high level but feel too scattered to give their goals the attention they deserve. Adama has a background in trauma informed case management, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and workshop facilitation. Through one-on-one coaching, mentoring, and training, Adama helps burned out SuperWomen free up time and energy to do the work that matters. She is passionate about helping women find their voices and take back their power so they can enjoy a truly delicious, burnout-proof life of ease, joy and meaning.
42 minutes | Aug 21, 2019
Show 012 - 19.08.21 - Latisha Atkins - Building Bridges to Success
In 2015, Latisha Atkins, left her work in D.C. Government and returned to her home ward to focus on community issues full time. She established BRIDGES, INC (Building Bridges to Success, Inc), which specializes in community development, community engagement, and community empowerment. “At the heart of our work is the community! We implement trainings, workshops and capacity building programming to strengthen the community's voice and build its capacity to engage others in a shared vision for growth and development.”
40 minutes | Aug 14, 2019
Show 011 - 19.08.14 - RUNGRL Co. Co-Founder & CEO Ashlee Lawson
A District Running Collective crew leader, co-founder + CEO of RUNGRL Co. and RRCA certified running coach, Ashlee has found herself at the forefront of transforming running culture with a specific focus on creating safe spaces and experiences for black (women) runners to connect and thrive. An Ann Arbor, Michigan native and University of Michigan Alum, Ashlee has bled Maize and Blue across DC since 2013. When she’s not out discovering the newest event venues or connecting with creatives, you’ll find her training for her next marathon or snuggled up in front of a TED Talk with a glass of red wine.
46 minutes | May 16, 2019
Show 010 - 19.05.15 - Nina Greene - Entrepreneur
Nina Greene is the owner of Njudawn, a collection of hand poured candles, linen mist and whipped Shea butter and the co-owner of Reign, an online women's clothing boutique. After attending college, Nina relocated to New York, where she worked in the fashion industry as a styist and later became an accessories designer. After moving back to her hometown of Washington, DC in 2010, Nina began development of Njudawn, officially launching about 3 years ago. Currently, Nina is juggling the ups, downs, and in-betweens of employment and entrepreneurship.
40 minutes | May 9, 2019
Show 009 - 19.05.03 - Aiyi'nah Ford - The Future Foundation
Aiyi’nah Ford simplifies her life's work as an endeavor to expose the truth of the collectively oppressed. As a Native Washingtonian, her wealth of experience (10+ years) in social justice advocacy,community organizing, and art-ivist expression has been instrumental in raising awareness and changing regressive legislation on a local and federal level. She currently serves as the Executive Director of The Future Foundation. Her trauma-informed leadership development and political education facilitation are helping us pave the way for leader-full youth in this city and across the Nation. Aiyi’nah is also Founding C.E.O. of STAND Omnimedia™, a diversified digital media brand with a mission to “STAND with and amplify the voices and cultures that are often silenced." Under this conglomerate, she hosts “The One Mic Stand with SimplyNay” and has published “#SucessfullySingle: Confessions Of A Professional Dater”. Aiyi’nah has also contributed to such publications as “Love Letters To Our Daughters: A Collection of Womanly Affirmations” and “Shout It Out: Coming Out Black and Brown”. When she is not fighting for our collective liberation, she is sipping loose leaf tea and wearing a #supportisFREE™ t-shirt.
36 minutes | Apr 30, 2019
Show 008 - 19.04.29 - Trenell Eaton - I Am Beautiful Because
Trenell Eaton, is a woman of God first and a superhero mother to her son. Born and partially raised in the District of Columbia, Trenell developed a resilience to her childhood traumas. Despite her shortcomings, she was able to overcome the adversity of having survived multiple episodes of homelessness, abuse, and poverty. Instead of falling victim to statistical outcomes she decided that she would use her plights to build a platform for herself and women and girls just like her across the world. Trenell earned a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Morgan State University and is completing her Masters of Jurisprudence in Child Law and Policy at Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. Currently she manages special education schools for the DC Public Schools and serves as an advocate for children in her community. In addition, Trenell is the founder of the non-profit organization I Am Beautiful Because, a woman’s awareness organization that supports women and girls who have been victims of child sexual abuse. This is seed that was planted from her own person experience with child sexual abuse. "I needed a hero so, I became one" -Trenell Eaton At the age of nine, Trenell was violated by a perpetrator who she was fond of. Going untreated, she found herself making destructive decisions and building unhealthy relationships that were not conducive to her well-being. As she grew older, she began to recognize that her life was being heavily impacted by her abuse. This led her to seek treatment for her own healing and ignited a passion for educating and ministering to women and girls who too have fallen victim of childhood sexual abuse. Her goal is to raise awareness about the epidemic and provide meaningful solutions for survivors. “I needed a hero so I became one,” is the motto that she lives by. Through her spiritual journey Trenell discovered that her story was parallel to so many other women and girls. In understanding this, she is often reminded that she has a gift that is waiting to be delivered to the hands of another survivor. This of which is her greatest motivation and therefore she continues to reach and provide guidance for women and girls who are survivor of sexual trauma.
56 minutes | Apr 13, 2019
Show 007 - 19.04.13 - Omar "The Creative" Kashif
Omar Kashif has more than 20 years of entertainment experience, partnerships, collaborations, event production and artist management. The creator of DC’s renowned Black Alley band whose existence spans a vast resume including SXSW, recordings with Grammy nominated artists, White House performances, and internationally headlining showcases. The “creative” that is Omar and his successful entrepreneurial pursuits began on the campus of HBCU, Morgan State Univ. as a promoter of popular parties and excursions. A Florida born, DC raised, man of the people; Omar has a proven track record of profitable partnerships, successful event execution, and project management. Omar’s real skill is his ability to recognize talent, build strong teams, and implement exceptional customer service. Omar is truly a man of the community. No matter the capacity, Omar has a unique ability to help others overcome challenges, set goals, and attain desired results.
57 minutes | Mar 17, 2019
Show 006 - 19.03.17 - LaKisha Covert - Educator, Life Coach, CEO
#WOMENSHISTORYMONTH Lakisha Covert is an author of the Best Seller, “Try Success, It Won’t Bite: How to Live Your Best Life Through 10 Principles of Self Excellence” and a certified life coach specializing in personal growth. She is also an award winning educator with over 20 years of experience working with people. She is the founder and CEO of a non-profit called The Christmas Experience, Inc. that serves children and families in need during the holidays www.tchristmase.org . Lakisha is a wife, and busy mom of four children. Her passion is being an I.T. (Inspire and Transform) Specialist, helping people realize dreams and reach their destiny. She has been featured on the Forte People First and One Sharpens Another Podcasts. To learn more and for inquiries, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
43 minutes | Mar 8, 2019
Show 005 - 19.03.08 - LaToya Archibald "The Doula"
As we immerse ourselves in Women's History Month, our guest for today, International Women's Day, is LaToya Archibald. LaToya serves as doula and birth justice advocate. She is committed to eliminating the maternal mortality rates for Black women in Washington, DC through providing emotional support, physical comfort measures, an objective viewpoint and evidenced based information while nurturing and protecting women's memories of their birth experiences. She moved to Washington DC in 2003 to attend Howard University and has spent the last 11 years working in educational equity, environmental justice and development.
42 minutes | Feb 20, 2019
Show 004 - 19.02.20 - Wylie K AKA Mr. Miami
WK&F Group LLC is a full scale event marketing and promotions company based out of the nation’s capitol, Washington, DC. They host tastemaker events throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area, as well as annual weekend events held in Dallas, Miami, NBA All-Star weekend, NFL Super Bowl and CIAA weekend. In the 15 years since the company has been founded, WK&F Group has hosted in excess of 75 events and entertained a host of notable personalities such as: Sanaa Lathan (Actress) Doug E. Fresh (Rapper/Celebrity Host) Joe Clair (Comedian) Reesa Renee (Performing Artist) Emily B (Reality TV Star) Sam Madison (NFL Super Bowl Champion-Retired) Allen Iverson (NBA All Pro-Philadelphia 76’ers) Rajon Rondo (NBA — Boston Celtics) Dave Chapelle (Comedian) Red Grant (Comedian) Lance Gross (Actor) Larenz & Lahmard Tate (Actors) John Singleton (Director) Trey Songz (Performing Artist) MC Lyte (Celebrity DJ/Rapper) Jadakiss (Performing Artist) Lorenzo Thomas (Miami/Washington DC Radio Personality) Big Tigger (DC/Atlanta Radio Personality and BET Host)
62 minutes | Feb 13, 2019
Show 003 - 19.02.13 - Ms. Taunya
53 minutes | Feb 6, 2019
Show 002 - 19.02.06 - Uncle Andrew
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