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18 minutes | Oct 29, 2017
Women In Yellow
The urgency to support women’s rights is still present. If you’ve been scrolling through your social media, you may have seen images of women from cities across the U.S. and the world wearing yellow, gold, tan and beige with the hashtag Unity in Color. This photography series was created by a woman named Jasmine Solano. In this episode you’ll meet Jasmine and find out why she chose the color scheme. And, you'll meet Ciarra Walker, the organizer of Philadelphia’s Unity in Color photo.
31 minutes | Sep 3, 2017
Moms Speak Out: Talking about race with children
This week, we have a conversation with Lisa Nelson-Haynes and Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown about how to discuss race with children.
18 minutes | Aug 27, 2017
This 19-year-old organized a March for Black Women in Philly
This week, Sunday Conversations went to the March for Black Women demonstration in Philadelphia. The mission of the march was to address the racial, social and economic concerns of black women and to show solidarity. More than 100 people gathered at City Hall with signs. India Fenner, a 19-year-old Temple University student, is the young woman who organized the march. You'll hear the voices of black and brown women talk about why a march like was needed.
42 minutes | Jul 25, 2017
Live at the Philadelphia Podcast Festival with Zinzi Clemmons
This is the live taping of Sunday Conversations with Zinzi Clemmons, author of "What We Lose" at the 5th Annual Philadelphia Podcast Festival.
26 minutes | Jun 18, 2017
Her Son's Killer Lived Next Door
This week, we sat down with Dorothy Johnson-Speight. She’s the founder and executive director of Mothers in Charge which is a non-profit that advocates for families affected by violence and provides counseling and grief support services when a loved one has been murdered. This year, they're celebrating 14 years of service in the community.
31 minutes | Jun 11, 2017
She tells love stories, but not the romantic kind
This week I met with Jos Duncan. She’s the founder and Chief Storyteller at Love Now Media—a multimedia production company that focuses on storytelling and initiatives that promote justice, wellness and equity. Love Now Media is producing a series of love-themed videos, workshops and events throughout Philadelphia over 11 days. Now, these stories aren’t the romantic kind of love, and Jos breaks it down how she finds defines love and we’ll get a chance to listen to some of her love stories.
34 minutes | Apr 16, 2017
Moms Speak Out: How can we be better mothers
Meet Lisa Nelson-Haynes and LaNeshe Miller White. Lisa has two teenagers and LaNeshe has a two-year-old girl. These moms break it down about finding a community of other mothers, the role of Dad and what it's like raising black children.
30 minutes | Apr 9, 2017
An Urgency to Illustrate Joyful, Black Women
Meet Veronica Marche Jamison. She's an illustrator in the fashion, beauty and hair industries. Some of her clients are Shea Moisture, Essence, Bloomingdales, TJ Maxx/Marshals/Home Goods, Marie Claire and Hallmark.
29 minutes | Apr 2, 2017
A Museum for the 'Ordinary, Extraordinary Colored Girl'
Meet Vashti Dubois. She's the owner of The Colored Girls Museum in Philadelphia. The museum is in Vashti's home, and it celebrates the experiences of everyday black women and girls. “We have an issue of young women really not having places to go and see themselves in all of our complexity and diversity." --Vashti Dubois
24 minutes | Mar 26, 2017
Having a Heart Attack at 20
Nicole White was just 20 years ago, when she got news that she was in the early stages of having a heart attack. Doctors were stunned that at her young age, she needed open heart surgery. Now, as a survivor, Nicole is celebrating her 15th heart anniversary.
30 minutes | Mar 19, 2017
Giving Birth to a Preemie
Dianna Tymes is a new stay at home mom of an amazing preemie born at 23 weeks and two days gestation. She created a blog called "Kaden's A Warrior" where she documents her journey of becoming a new mom.
28 minutes | Mar 11, 2017
After a Divorce, She Found Yoga
Jazmyn teaches a class called Yeye Yoga. In the Yoruba language the word Yeye (pronounced yay-yay) means mother. These classes draw on the spiritual wisdom of goddess mythologies that originated in Ancient Kemet, India and West Africa to create healing and awareness in the body. Listen to how yoga has taken Jazmyn on a healing journey, made her a better mother and how she introduces other women to this yoga style.
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