AFROPUNK Solution Sessions
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AFROPUNK Solution Sessions uses the spirit and power of community to tackle the most important conversations about how culture, activism, and politics impact young folks of color in a way that achieves positive results.
||CleanA Conversation With Stacey Abrams||Georgia’s Stacey Abrams is on the verge of becoming the first Black woman to be elected governor in the U.S. AFROPUNK Solution Sessions interviewed Abrams in February 2018, just as her campaign was gaining momentum. Proud to say, “we knew you when||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview: Paul Butler||Yves talks to Paul Butler, a law professor at Georgetown University and author of the book "Chokehold: Policing Black Men".||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview: Matthew Kincaid||Yves and Bridget talk with Matthew Kincaid, the founder of Overcoming Racism. He drops facts on U.S. education, breaking down false narratives, and the importance of having conversations about race early.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview: Michaela Angela Davis and Elenni Davis-Knight||Bridget and Yves sit down with mother-daughter duo Michaela Angela Davis and Elenni Davis-Knight to talk legacy, Black genius, making space in art, music, and beauty, and Black girl fairy dust.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview: Momo Pixel Pulls No Punches||In our "Identity" episode, Momo Pixel kept it real about being herself. In this full conversation, Yves and Momo talk being Black in white spaces, style & aesthetic, and finding your freedom.||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview: Talking Truth and Identity with Raquel Willis||You might remember activist and writer Raquel Willis from our "Identity" episode. Now we're back with Bridget & Yves' full interview with Raquel, a deep dive into speaking your truth and celebrating identity.||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview: Sean Saifa Wall||In episode seven, "In a Box," Sean Saifa Wall shared his family's experience with incarceration. But he had a lot more to say beyond that. In this full interview, Saifa and Yves get into activism, the importance of community, and healing from trauma.||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIdentity||Here at AFROPUNK, we say f**k respectability! Expressing ourselves as we are, for who we are, is what we do. Raquel Willis, Michaela Angela Davis, Lonnie Holley and a bunch of other special guests pull no punches in this special season finale.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitReclaiming Our Space||To be Black in America is to be constantly reminded of your oppression and Otherness. But that hasn't stopped us from healing and making our own damn lanes.||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBus Stop||From the denial of education for Black people to school segregation, the American education system is rooted in systemic racism. Yet America still places blame on the very children affected by this racism||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIn a Box||The prison system is an oppressive machine that affects Black people disproportionately, continuing the a legacy of slavery and government-backed racism. Prison reform isn't an option — it's a necessity. Common Justice offers an alternative.||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBelow the Belt||In this episode, Monica Simpson and Michaela Angela Davis drop facts on reproductive justice, and Bridget and Yves get real about perceptions of Black pain.||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Talk||For most kids, having "the talk" means talking about kids' changing bodies as they enter adolescence. But for kids of color, "the talk" is also about how to survive America. Bridget and Yves talk to Andrea Ritchie about gender, race and violence.||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitActivist||Bridget and Yves explore what it means to be an activist and organizer with one of the Black Lives Matter founders, Patrisse Khan-Cullors.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSkeptic||For some, U.S. politics might as well be sewage -- they don’t want to touch it and don’t want to play in it. Bridget and Yves look at the limits of a two-party system, the limits of government and the ways we can disrupt, dismantle and remake it.||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA Seat at the Table||Today, Bridget and Yves pull up a seat at the table. At this table sit a 19-year-old who ran for city council and Stacey Abrams, who may just become the country's first black female governor.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOdium Phyleticum Virus (Racism is a Virus)||Racism is a virus. It permeates society at the individual and structural level. And just when you think we have a handle on it, it mutates, seeping deeper into the fabric of society. In this episode, Bridget and Yves tear at the fabric.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode Zero||Solution Sessions is a social salon and podcast that proves we have the tools we need to solve the problems that affect our communities. Join us as we have real conversations with our finest experts and you, our fearless AFROPUNK community.||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAFROPUNK Solution Sessions||"We the people resist"||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
We need more podcast like this!!!!
This is some powerful truth your speaking here. I’m a black man living in rural America where I deal with race everyday. I have a boss that treats me like an idiot by overly explaining things to me. Then when he tells me anything he must spend a additional five minutes explaining why he said that so he don’t seem racist. He explanation is usually shallow and dumb but I just play along like nothing wrong because lord forbid I say something. Well thanks for the podcast, keep it up.
This is a beautiful, relevant, and productive presentation of serious issues. This reflects perfectly the amazing insight and activism of the younger generation. Modern and entertaining with a positive and hopeful vibe. Love it. Sharing it with all my friends.
Very interesting podcast!