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Fancy Black Lady
34 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
15: Protect Your Peace!
Lately, it seems like there's something waiting around every corner to stress us out. We talk about redefining priorities and what it takes to protect your peace, especially in your home. This episode mentions adult themes.
32 minutes | Sep 23, 2020
14: Women Of Action
Jamila and Landria welcome renowned activist and Supermajority Co-Founder Cecile Richards for a conversation about finding your sweet spot for taking action.
40 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
13: The Muddy Middle
There's the vision, there's the outcome, and then there's the muddy middle. In this episode, we talk about learning to love the process and taking control of your story.
39 minutes | Sep 2, 2020
12: Chasing Motherhood
Ah, motherhood. Is it everything you expected it would be? Jamila and Landria rip right through the fantasy of new motherhood and get right down to reality. The consensus: It's not the for the faint of heart.
35 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
11: Performative Acts and Keeping It Real
Co-hosts Jamila and Landria discuss the weaponization of the term "performative acts," the perils of keeping it real in certain spaces and the value of Black women's voices -- all the voices.
33 minutes | Aug 22, 2020
Bonus: Favorite Episode - #ShareTheMic
In this re-release of one of our most popular episodes, Jamila and Landria discuss the #SharetheMic phenomenon and what it means for Black professionals. They unwrap the unstated expectations and explore whether the real goal is to share the mic...or something else.
36 minutes | Aug 15, 2020
Bonus: Kamala Harris, Michelle Obama, Megan Thee Stallion
In this bonus episode, we talk about what Michelle Obama and Megan Thee Stallion have in common -- and what we have to do with it. Plus, Jamila's strange encounter with a Kamala Harris doubter.
40 minutes | Aug 7, 2020
Bonus: Stress As Your Superpower
Jamila and Landria talk about stress...the eye-twitching, panic attack-inducing kind; and enlisting all of the tools at hand to defeat it. Oh, and chilaquiles.
39 minutes | Jul 31, 2020
10: Full Plates and Fancy Black Ladies
Co-hosts Jamila and Landria talk about the importance of filling your plate with meaningful -- not busy -- work, the coming fallout of pandemic-era schooling, and unicorns.
32 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
9: Self-Help vs. Helping Yourself
Co-hosts Jamila and Landria have a candid discussion about what self-help means to them. They circle back to the "you don't really know me" text and discover that extending grace and patience keeps them calm when interacting with people who have not done the work of helping themselves...yet.
36 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
8: The Gift We Give
In this episode, co-hosts Jamila and Landria share two very different stories of challenges they've experienced as they explain their lives as black women. They talk about the times when they choose to stay silent, and those times when they use ALL the words. Each is powerful. Each a gift.
33 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
In this episode, Jamila and Landria discuss the #SharetheMic phenomenon and the implications of what this means for Black professionals. They unwrap the unstated expectations and explore whether the real goal is to share the mic...or something else.
32 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
6: Embracing Pookie & Nanae
Co-hosts Jamila and Landria have a candid discussion about the importance of embracing all the elements of us. They tackle the evolution of this thought process and where they are now with embracing themselves...Pookie, NaeNae, body parts and all.
38 minutes | Jun 17, 2020
5: Forged In the Fire
Forged in the Fire. Whether it's due to personal or world events, nearly everyone can relate to being in this place. In this episode, Jamila and Landria discuss this tender topic and their personal Forged in the Fire moments -- and the beauty that lies on the other side. #forgedinfire
43 minutes | Jun 8, 2020
4: We Speak Their Names
FBL co-hosts Jamila and Landria discuss raising children who dream big amidst the reality of violence against Black and Brown people in the United States. They share their perspective on forgiveness, creating boundaries, the evil of silence and parenting during protests. Reference: Article on "Thoughts on Forgiving Amy Cooper" Source: The Root
32 minutes | Jun 7, 2020
3: WhatJoe Said / Part 2
Jamila and Landria discuss Joe Biden's talk to America in the wake of the protests and the senseless deaths of African-Americans. What kind of empathy do we need from our leaders? The co-hosts unwrap the layered topic of trauma, communication, and doing what you can from where you are.
33 minutes | Jun 7, 2020
2: What Joe Said | Part 1
Fancy Black Lady co-hosts Jamila and Landria tackle "What Joe Biden Said" communication gaffes. They talk about what happens when some people get a bit too comfortable with Black audiences and how to lean into certain communication mistakes.
44 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
1: Making Friends As an Adult
Jamila and Landria discuss what friendship means as a grown woman. Where do you begin? How do you make a new friend? And what makes for a meaningful friendship? The co-hosts talk about extending grace, the effect of illness and death on friendship, turning off your corporate persona and exposing your inner self, and the magic that happens when you find your "person."
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