By Hana Baba and Leila Day
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The Stoop podcast digs into stories that are not always shared out in the open. Hosts Leila Day and Hana Baba start conversations and provide professionally-reported stories about what it means to be black and how we talk about blackness. Come hang out on The Stoop as we dialog about the diaspora.
||CleanEpisode 18: Afro-vegan stirrin' the pot||Black veganism and Joloff rice||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Black, Queer and Free||Black homophobia is real- and we meet two influential people who are fighting it - each in their own inspiring way. Bishop Yvette Flunder, and author and activist Darnell Moore are Black, queer and free. This episode is delves into the language we...||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 16: Black Kiwi, thick skin||He is from Rwanda, grew up in New Zealand and lives in Australia. Architect, Jean Yves Dushime has a unique diaspora story, not just because of where he lives but because of how he has chosen to handle situations that would make many of us very...||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 15: The African Writer's Dilemma||Who gets to choose which African stories get told? We meet three writers, each of them pushing against a mostly white US and UK-based publishing industry in their own way. Guests:Siyanda Mohutsiwa, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, & Namwali Serpell ...||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: The birth of Solomon||Black women birthing||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Are you a 4C?||Getting tangled up in the black hair chart||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Breaking the line||Black skin is my leotard||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Pretty for a dark-skinned girl||Struggling with colorism. Still.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2 Preview||New Season on the Stoop||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStoop Bonus: Black women are something else||Black women are something else||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Stoop on the couch||Season Finale||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Back to Africa||We explore the phenomenon of African immigrants returning to the continent from the US through the stories of three 'returnees'. Guests include actress Maame Adjei, award-winning author Yaa Gyasi, and radio entrepreneur DJ Taha Roubi.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Angry black woman||Tone it down, Angry black woman. A conversation with two black women in the corporate world who sometimes tone it down in order to avoid stereotypes. What's behind the Angry black woman stereotype, and what's it doing to people psychologically? We...||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Coming to America||Many immigrants imagine the US to be heaven. A a moneymaking, perfect paradise but when they get here, it's a different story. We meet African immigrants who tell their stories of Coming to America, and what the wish they knew before they came. ...||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Music from the hyphen-line||When you're from an immigrant community, becoming a successful musician isn't an easy journey. We meet 3 dope diaspora musicians: Meklit Hadero, Oddisee, and AlSarah - each with their own struggle that comes with belonging to two identities-...||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5 : You called me African what?||"You're black, but you ain't BLACK black." Like many African kids in the US, Stoop host Hana Baba was ridiculed for being from Africa. She was called names like "African booty scratcher." And the name calling came only from the black...||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: The problem with "sounding white"||Breaking down voice, stereotypes and linguistics||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: PAUSE||Let's hit pause and take a breath. Hosts Leila Day and Hana Baba break from the chatter of stoop talk to send out a special double episode that allows for a moment of grace, a place where one can catch a breath and regroup in order to move forward....||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: Why is it so hard for some black folks to say I love you?||"It's not hard for a black man of my caliber to say I love you." But is it? Many black people say they never heard I love you much growing up, including both Leila and Hana, hosts of The Stoop. In Episodes 2, we examine the reasons why we...||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: Nice tribal wear. Now take it off.||Can African Americans appropriate African clothing?||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreview The Stoop||Preview Season 1 of The Stoop to hear the funk and flavor of the stories to come in Season 1, starting Summer 2017. Subscribe now to make sure you don't miss an episode. We'll be dialoging about the diaspora all season long. The Stoop podcast...||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Five star first episode, you have a new listener!
Long time Code Switch listener and enjoyed the first episode of The Stoop that previewed there. Looking forward to more!
Yes. Yes. Yes
I'll be on the stoop
Just listening away.