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Highlighting The Black
40 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
"Let's Talk About College": Preparing, Dorm Life, Tips + Experiences
"Go to college because you want to succeed... because you want to evolve in different ways that you might've not had the opportunity to before." -LivThe whole before, during + after experiences of college are full of moments that we might have not been prepared for! Walking into a world of managing finances, prioritizing mental health, balancing school + social life, safety + drugs... the list can go on right?!Within this video I wanted to give my most in depth, advice + tips as well something's to expect when branching into this new world. Specifically how to prepare yourself in different ways for DORM LIFE. Before moving into college, I wish I knew a lot of these things, but of course this is based on my college experiences.Yours can look a lot different. Take what you can use, I hope this video was helpful in some or many ways! Comment below if your a graduate or SOON-to-be college student!! FOLLOW + STAY UPDATED!:Instagram: @HighlightingTheBlack ....................Founded by Polymoos:Instagram: @polymoos Website: www.polymoos.com - - - - - - Email: email@example.com-Beat produced by @producedbymelv
28 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Suicide... Cause + Effect, Surviving the Thoughts, Forgiveness + Re-Building.
"Social experiences, actions, words, or media played out with the backgrounds of internalized racism or biases create a continuous domino effect that birth the validation for many of the causes of suicide/suicidal thoughts [for POC]". Suicide is not always an easy topic to discuss, especially for People of Color. With thoughts, attempts + actions resulting in suicide - come contributing factors that impact our mental health. From housing + lack thereof to Colorism + its fatal effect on the lives of minority people. In today's episode, Livy Liv in light of speaking on her own experiences living with suicidal thoughts provides productive, realistic insight. Reacting to exterior social narratives but importantly the ones that come from within. She lets us in on her continuous path of recognizing, listening + acting to always arrive as her true self - re-building without allowing the negative thoughts to define her life. RESOURCE:National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800- 273-8255 ONLINE CHAT TEXT -"HOME” to 741741STAY UPDATED!....................Instagram: @HighlightingTheBlack ....................Founded by Polymoos:Instagram: @polymoos Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: www.polymoos.com - - - - - - Beat produced by @producedbymelv
53 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
Livy Liv + Anthony Dongfack: Founder of Golden Goals - Resumes/LinkedIn, Networking + so much more!
“The resume reviews at my university were only 15min, the resume reviews I give my clients are 2-3hours if they want.” -Anthony DongfackIn Episode 7 of Highlighting The Black, Liv brings on an amazing guest, the Founder of a growing Career Coaching service, Golden Goldens. Which is designed to "help people invest in themselves through career coaching services such as Linkedin, Resumes, Cover Letters, etc. So they can achieve the jobs/positions they deserve". Anthony tells us his journey of growing his skills into a business, as well as how we can step out of our comfort zone to connect with others in order to build our creditability. Build our passions. We get an inside look at how Golden Goals serves the community, assisting us in transforming our professional outlets to reach our desired goals. Covering things like how to represent ourselves as entrepreneurs, artists, or non-students. Those of us who have been fired or quit, specifically due to discriminatory work experiences as People of Color.I am so glad to have had the opportunity in speaking with Mr. Dongfack, join us in listening to our value-packed convo! GUEST:Insta: @YourGoldenGoalsLinkedIn: @AnthonyDongfackEmail: email@example.comFOLLOW THE SHOW!....................Instagram: @HighlightingTheBlack ....................Founded by Polymoos:Instagram: @polymoosWebsite: www.polymoos.com- - - - - - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org-Beat produced by @producedbymelv
45 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Livy Liv + Sunshine Martin: Existing Multiracial, Experiences, Privilege + Identity
"Eventually you'll find your people." - Sunshine MartinLivy Liv brings her close friend, Sunshine Martin to the show for Episode 6! Together they discuss their own experiences growing up and embracing their diversity - internally and externally. As well as speaking on the privileges, and responsibilities as lighter-skin black women. In this conversation, you'll hear their advice on how we as a community can create safer, welcoming spaces for individuals to explore their cultures/races. Actionable ways you can start to "get more comfortable with being confident" in your experiences + knowledge.As well as setting boundaries, standing your ground + reacting to racism.OUR GUEST: - Instagram: @Sunshine9278 - Twitter: @Sunshine9278_....................Instagram: @HighlightingTheBlack ....................Founded by Polymoos:Instagram: @polymoosWebsite: www.polymoos.com - - - - - - Email: email@example.com-Beat produced by @producedbymelv
12 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
Spoken Word: "1926", History, Violence + Reflection
"Whenever fear comes up, that means I have to do it anyway - conquer it." -Kristen AddisEpisode 5 is an audio performance by Livy Liv, speaking on her written piece, '1926'. Which focuses on a hypothetical experience of a male of color, responding to his first encounter with the "paper-bag test". She sets the scene in 1926, in New Orleans. She expands into his internal struggle dealing with an unjust death as a young adult. There's history to learn here, as well as some picture painting of how colorism can benefit some, and what the consequences might look like for others. Join her in this vulnerable space of creativity. ....................Instagram: @HighlightingTheBlack ....................Founded by Polymoos:Instagram: @polymoosWebsite: www.polymoos.com - - - - - - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org-Beat produced by @producedbymelv
24 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
"Know Us" Part I: My Story
Our "stories can easily be dismissed if someone doesn't put language to it." -Jason Reynolds Liv opens her voice, to reach those who've kept theirs locked away. The creation of a reoccurring series, "Know Us", is a place of refuge for those with a story to tell, of sexually-related trauma + experiences. To become a space for safety, support, care + growth. No judgment. No negative consequences. All the freedom. This is her story. Join in with mindfulness + compassion, she'd love to have you. Questions? or Want to tell your story? ....................Instagram: @HighlightingTheBlack....................Founded by Polymoos:Instagram: @polymoosEmail: email@example.comWebsite: www.polymoos.com- - - - - - Beat produced by @producedbymelv
58 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Livy Liv + Amir Williams: Masculinity, Expression + Social Dynamics
Are there toxic stigmas and standards in the POC Community? How do they affect our romantic and creative expression, and what it means to fulfill the role of being a “man”?In Episode 3 of Highlighting the Black, Livy Liv introduces us to her first guest... Amir Williams! Stepping out and showing up to standards that are so prevalent in the day to day lives of People of Color. Allowing us the ability to question "the parts that felt so normal, to embrace something that's so drastically different” (Amir), it can be a huge awakening experience for so many POC. So today Livy Liv and her guest really dive into topics that have personally affected their growth and expression as well as ones that aren't so commonly addressed socially! Access your potential by letting go of unrealistic lifestyles... JOIN US!Episode available on:Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZtRRGXSCmcju6gpBxG1UYASpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/78LU5AfOGueutmfTINvUNrStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/show/highlighting-the-blackApple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1546472238Website: https://highlightingtheblack.buzzsprout.com .................Instagram: @HighlightingTheBlack.................Founded by Polymoos:Instagram: @polymoosWebsite: www.polymoos.com- - - - -Beat Produced by @producedbymelv
17 minutes | Jan 8, 2021
"This is Love, and You Are?": History, Culture, and Definition
How can we personalize a label, used by millions - if not billions - of others?Let's join in with your host, Livy Liv, in a discussion around this word, "Love". As she introduces us to some recycled definitions and ideas of it, we grow in the conversation to show up to its impact on the lives of People of Color. From traveling back in time to where affection was seen as illegitimate for us, to now stepping into how we can redefine it today.Recognizing the significance of honesty and self-reflection to drown out what we think is expected of others, and ourselves using this word. Video of this episode can be found here:https://youtu.be/LVLH2FTPxLUHighlighting the Black Instagram:@HighlightingTheBlackBeat produced by @producedbymelv
9 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
01. "Allow Me To Introduce Myself!"
Thank you for joining me on my FIRST episode of "Highlighting the Black"! In this brief introduction Livy Liv encapsulates what this podcast brings to the table, who it's aimed to inspire and engage, as well as a friendly start to who she is as your host! You'll get an understanding of the goals of upcoming content, the issues addressed and the transformation through the delicacy she and her guests approach. Highlighting the importance of speaking on our experiences, as People of Color. Giving us the chance to learn and grow through our realities, rather than conforming to its systemic indifferences. Join her on a journey of self and societal awareness, gaining to achieve and succeed!Stay updated on her platforms:Instagram: @polymoosWebsite: @ www.polymoos.comBeat by ProducedByMelv, find him on all platforms @producedbymelv
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