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1stGens is a podcast about first-generation Americans and filling in the blanks beside the hyphen. Get to know co-hosts, Perrine and Skye, as they share their experiences as Liberian-Americans, while always correlating topics back to 1stGens from other countries. Being American isn't always so black and white.
||CleanS2 | E13: Non-Mainstream Media||In Episode 13, meet Valerie, a Nigerian-American, plus size influencer and inclusivity advocate a...||8/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E12: Authentic Self||In Episode 12, “Authentic Self,” meet Johnny, a Dominican-Puerto Rican-American who navigated man...||7/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Episode: News Breakdown||In this Special Episode, Skye and Perrine tackle the never-ending news cycle and how it effects t...||7/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E10: Broken Clocks||In Episode 10, "Broken Clocks," Skye and Perrine challenge the deadlines society places on our li...||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E9: No Sex Ed||Part Two of our mini series on puberty and sex: In Episode 9, "No Sex Ed," Skye dials in once mor...||6/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E8: Puberty Struggles||Part One of our mini series on puberty and sex: In Episode 8, “Puberty Struggles,” Perrine and Sk...||5/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E7: The [Un]Likely Feminist||In Episode 7, “The [Un]Likely Feminist,” meet Giselle (Brazilian-American), as she navigates thro...||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Episode: Feminism for All||In this Special Episode, Skye and Perrine have a candid roundtable discussion about feminism with...||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E5: Boys Don't, Girls Don't||In Episode 5, "Boys Don't, Girls Don't," meet Emmanuel (Ghanian-American) one-on-one as he shares...||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E4: To Raise a Child||In Episode 4, "To Raise a Child," meet Patrice, a Jamaican-American, who navigates raising her tw...||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E3: Grace Beyond Grief||This episode contains sensitive subject matter. Please advise. 1 out of every 6 American women...||3/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode: Wakanda, Wine & Whiskey||In this Bonus Episode, Perrine and Skye sit down with two fellow African 1stGens (Betty, Sierra-L...||3/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2 | E1: Community Roles||We're BACK! In the Season Two premiere of 1stGens, meet our new Roundtable Crew: Jorge, Diana, Ge...||2/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2 Trailer: DANGER!||WE'RE BACK! Get ready and gear up for Season 2 with a whole new Roundtable Crew and a hot theme t...||2/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDACA Special: Dare to Dream | Pt. 2||In this special, bonus episode, we hear a powerful poem by Herrison Chicas and the amazing story ...||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDACA Special: Dare to Dream | Pt. 1||In this special, bonus episode, we discuss DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals progr...||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Uprooted | Pt. 2||In the SEASON ONE FINALE, Episode 13, “Uprooted: Part 2,” Lelai Givens shares her perspective on ...||7/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Uprooted | Pt. 1||In Episode 12, “Uprooted: Part I,” we begin Sam’s two-part story leading up to the Season 1 Final...||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason Finale Teaser||We’re taking a short break to prepare for our TWO part Season One Finale! Stay tuned for Part I o...||7/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Finding Home||In Episode 11, “Finding Home,” meet Caleb, a Japanese-American, who literally calls two different...||6/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Bridging the Gap||In Episode 10, “Bridging the Gap,” meet Brigitte, a Colombian-American, and hear how she, the rou...||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Free Your Mind||In Episode 9, let's “Free Your Mind” and debunk a few stereotypes. This special episode features ...||5/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Breaking Beauty Barriers||In Episode 8, “Breaking Beauty Barriers,” meet the reigning 2016-2017 Miss Liberia in the U.S., G...||5/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Do What You Love||In Episode 7, “Do What You Love,” meet Diana, an Armenian-Russian-American who followed her passi...||4/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Schoolin' Life||In Episode 6, “Schoolin’ Life,” Perrine, Skye and the roundtable crew discuss the importance of e...||4/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: The Name Game||In Episode 5, let’s play “The Name Game.” This special episode features short stories from co-hos...||3/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Keeping Your Culture||In Episode 4, “Keeping Your Culture,” meet Martin, a Cuban/Salvadorian-American father and husban...||3/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Freedom of Religion||In Episode 3 of 1stGens, meet Rufai, a southern bred, black, Muslim, Nigerian-American man. Elvir...||2/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Dating Struggles||Dating can literally be a struggle--especially when you have to meet parents and introduce your s...||2/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Stuck in the Middle||1stgens is a podcast about first-generation Americans and filling in the blanks beside the hyphen...||1/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Important & Relevant
A really captivating, timely, & relatable podcast with some brilliant hosts. Excited to hear more.
I love it
This is a great podcast. Real stories about real experiences from real people. 1stGens is providing a perspective that is greatly needed at this time.
Looking forward to the finale & Season 2!
I have really enjoyed this season & I'm excited to see where the show goes in season 2. This podcast shares experiences that we can all relate to as well as new perspectives that we don't often get to hear. Congrats to 1stgens for a great 1st season!