HER With Amena Brown
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HER With Amena Brown is a podcast centered on elevating the voices, stories, and experiences of women. Spoken word poet and author Amena Brown invites her guests to share their successes, mistakes, lessons, laughs, and triumphs around each season’s theme.
||CleanEpisode 23: Life After Divorce with Micky ScottBeyJones||Amena talks with Micky ScottBey Jones also known as The Justice Doula about life after divorce. Micky shares how her work as a birth doula informs her current work in justice and activism. Micky also shares her personal experience of divorce and gives..||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: The Path to Education with Dr. Alma Zaragoza-Petty||Amena talks with podcaster and education advocate, Dr. Alma Zaragoza-Petty, about how she overcame obstacles on her path to education. Dr. Zaragoza-Petty shares the barriers first generation students encounter on their path to higher education and why..||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 - Finding Your Role with Javicia Leslie||On this bonus episode, Amena talks with actress Javicia Leslie who is featured on the CBS show God Friended Me. Javicia shares her audition journey and what she’s learning from playing her character, Ali, who is sister to an atheist podcaster brother.||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Finding Home with SueAnn Shiah||Amena talks with musician, filmmaker, and emerging theologian SueAnn Shiah. SueAnn shares the journey of making her documentary HuanDao about her return to her parent’s home country Taiwan for a biking pilgrimage. Amena and SueAnn talk about the power||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Building a table with Truth’s Table - Ekemini Uwan and Christina Edmondson||Amena talks with two-thirds of the three hosts of the popular Truth’s Table podcast: writer/speaker and public theologian, Ekemini Uwan, and academician and mental health therapist, Dr. Christina Edmondson. Amena, Ekemini, and Christina discuss how...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Processing Grief Through Poetry with Theresa Davis||Amena talks with author, poet, educator and poetry slam champion Theresa Davis about how we can use writing to process grief. Theresa shares how she became a performing artist and how she teaches young students to use writing to process difficult...||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: The Power of Getting Lost with Kat Armas||Amena talks with travel blogger and co-owner of coffee roasting company, The Running Over, Kat Armas. Kat shares her story of quitting her job to travel the world and the lessons she learned from getting lost. Amena and Kat discuss what we can learn...||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Finding Your Inner Leader with Jo Saxton||Amena talks with author, speaker, leadership coach, visionary, and podcaster, Jo Saxton. Amena and Jo discuss healthy leadership and the tensions between what we perceive as leadership and what leadership looks like in real life. Based on the themes...||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Found Freedom with Natasha Sistrunk Robinson||Episode description: Amena talks with international speaker, leadership consultant, diversity and mentoring coach, and author Natasha Robinson. Exploring the themes of Natasha’s new book, A Sojourner’s Truth: Choosing Freedom and Courage in a Divide||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Her Podcast Season 2 Florence Mugisha||Episode description: Amena talks with Florence Mugisha, co-founder and director of women’s ministry at Africa New Life Ministries. Florence shares the story of her home country, Rwanda, post-genocide and how education for children and vocational...||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Season 2 Intro - Here Breathing Live||The theme for Season 2 is “Lost and Found.” This season Amena and her guests explore themes of surviving and processing loss, finding the joy in getting lost, returning home, finding freedom, and building something new. Listen here for a live...||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Healing the Body with Helen Hale||Amena talks with dancer, curator, and embodiment scholar Helen Hale about how we can learn to listen to our bodies. Helen shares what she’s learning about the healing process, being a full-time artist, and how dance and floral design connect to her to||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: The Body Native with Kaitlin Curtice||Amena talks with Native American author, speaker and worship leader Kaitlin Curtice about why the voices and leadership of Native leaders is necessary and important. Kaitlin shares about her book Glory Happening and how the process of laboring is...||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: How to Body an Emcee with Mahogany Jones||Amena talks with emcee, activist, and U.S. Music Ambassador, Mahogany Jones, about hip hop and why art and justice are connected. Mahogany shares her story as a battle emcee and how she uses her influence to better the lives of women and girls. For...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Body Language with Kathy Khang||Amena talks with author, speaker, and yoga teacher, Kathy Khang about the importance of using our voices and the ways our bodies speak to us. Kathy shares from her new book Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up and gives some tips...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: The Body Politic with Nish Weiseth||Amena talks with writer, author, and podcaster Nish Weiseth. Nish co-hosts the podcast Impolite Company and shares how to navigate the intersection of two tough topics: politics and religion. For more information about Nish visit...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Body of the Paragraph with Deidra Riggs||Amena talks with blogger, speaker, and author Deidra Riggs, about the craft of writing, the importance of speaking and writing truth to power, as well as a guest appearance from Deidra's dog. :) Deidra shares her journey as an early adopter to...||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Body of Art with Mikkoh||Amena talks with multi-disciplinary artist Mikkoh about the connections between art, activism and wellness. Mikkoh shares how her journey as an immigrant influences the art she makes and how she uses her platform to elevate the art of Asian American...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Training the Body with Anowa Adjah||Amena talks with Curvy Fit Master Trainer and inventor of the Lose the Gut Keep the Butt workout, Anowa Adjah, about how to accept and care for the body you are in. Anowa shares how to make your health and wellness a priority and how to access your...||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Every Body is a Gift with Hilary Yancey||Is it possible to forgive God? Amena and Hilary discuss healing, faith and what happens when life doesn’t happen the way we expect. Hilary talks about her new book Forgiving God and how her journey as the parent of a child with complex physical...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Pastoring the Body of Christ with Mayra Macedo Nolan||mena and Mayra Macedo Nolan talk about calling and what it means to serve in and with community. Mayra shares her journey of how she lives out communal pastoring, how pastoring connects to justice, and why it’s important for our calling to have...||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Dignity of the Black Body With Austin Channing Brown||Amena and Austin Channing Brown talk about the dignity of the black body and Austin's new book I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Austin shares her journey of becoming unapologetically black, how she uses her voice to speak...||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: The Body Politic with Ifeoma Ike||Amena and Ifeoma Ike talk about The Body Politic. Ify shares her journey in government and law, how to effect change inside of a broken system and why marginalized people should get involved in government and politics. Check out Ify and Turquoise's...||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Introduction | Girlfriend's Poem Live||--||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
🤩 I’m so inspired!
Why do I feel so inspired after listening to one of the sessions! One thing I love about the guest is you can hear and experience the passion they have for the things they do. The elevation of their voice, the excitement, and the way they can go over the events that lead them to those life changing decisions is just wonderful. I love it! Having that passion for the things we all do is so needed, it carries us through the good and the bad times and I just love hearing that come from people out there going against the norm or what most people would say they should be doing! Great job on picking these wonderful women!
This whole podcast #IssaWord
Love the #Words and knowledge and humor... Real talks with real people.. I’ve learned a lot through this podcast and I appreciate to awareness of culture, loss, strength, freedom, understanding and grace... I love learning about the difference artists, speakers, pastors, entrepreneurs, and activists that are featured here.
Learning and Loving With Amena Brown
I learn and look up something new every time I listen to Her with Amena Brown. And I appreciate that several times throughout my listening time with Her I will laugh out loud.