ANTIDOTE by Amani
AMANI is sick of politics. Tapping in with changemakers, thought leaders and the most influential voices from the culture, ANTIDOTE searches for a cure to today's viral social issues. Let's face it: the old white men in power have no f*cking idea what they're doing. Video episodes available on Youtube.
10. how to find your voice ft. lauren jauregui
Amani catches up with her girl Lauren Jauregui, the singer, songwriter and prolific activist on a mission. The two friends open up to each other about the mental toll of the pandemic during an election year, the emotional aftershock of Amani's arrest, and how fucked up things have gotten. Lauren reveals her secret to staying true to yourself in the midst of all the chaos.
December 14, 2020
09. on this day five years ago
We sit back down with Amani five years after the infamous day that Trump called for a Muslim Ban. She reflects on where we were five years ago: hustling in the early days of MuslimGirl.com, the impact on her young team, and why things can never be the same. Plus: a moment of appreciation for the summer of Fetty Wap (Jersey pride!)
December 07, 2020
08. the aftermath of my airport arrest
Amani gives an update about her viral arrest on an American Airlines flight after she made a first-class passenger "feel uncomfortable." Plus: a shocking part of the story that the media ignored.
November 23, 2020
07. are biden & harris the answer for minorities? ft. linda sarsour
Amani sits down with civil rights leader Linda Sarsour to find out what we can expect for Muslim women and other marginalized communities under a Biden presidency. She shares her honest thoughts about the policy, what's next and how we must empower our people as we move forward. Plus: the story behind Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush's Breonna Taylor face mask on Capitol Hill.
November 16, 2020
06. the 2020 post-election breakdown ft. ayman mohyeldin
It's official: America has chosen its next president. But was that the only choice we made in this unprecedented election year? Amani connects with MSNBC anchor and journalist Ayman Mohyeldin to reflect on how it all went down and what it might mean for the next generation and beyond.
November 09, 2020
05. the youth revolution ft. gen-z campaign volunteers
Amani reacts to the nail-biting 2020 Election Results during a live taping with AMANI 2020 congressional campaign volunteers. They get deep about the impact of this tumultuous political year on young people and how historic campaigns like her own couldn't have been possible without the power of Gen-Z. We've partnered with Lyft to get people to the polls no matter who or what you vote for. Use code "2020VOTE" on Election Day and see lyft.com/vote for more info.
November 08, 2020
04. how to save our democracy ft. rep. ilhan omar
It's election week in the most important presidential race of our lives and Amani is breaking it down with Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. The first Somali-American representative's vocal push for progress has made her Trump's public enemy #1. She explains what this crossroad will mean for the future of America. We've partnered with Lyft to get people to the polls no matter who or what you vote for. Use code "2020VOTE" on Election Day and see lyft.com/vote for more info.
November 02, 2020
03. self-love for survival ft. diane guerrero
Activist, author and actor Diane Guerrero sits down with Amani about growing up in the shadow of failed immigration policies and how self-love became her survival. Amani and the "Orange Is The New Black" star open up about using their sisterhood to navigate challenges in the industry.
October 31, 2020
02. power through community ft. rep. rashida tlaib
Amani and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib check in about the state of progressive values in the 2020 elections. The first Muslim congresswoman pushes back on the idea of “falling in line” and offers building community as our only option. We've partnered with Lyft to get people to the polls no matter who or what you vote for. Use code "2020VOTE" on Election Day and see lyft.com/vote for more info.
October 26, 2020
01. voting as resistance ft. rep. ayanna pressley
Introducing our first guest on ANTIDOTE, the indomitable Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley. The first Black congresswoman from Massachusetts lays down the ground plan for young people in November and makes her case for the vote as an act of resistance. Amani shares a confession. We've partnered with Lyft to get people to the polls no matter who or what you vote for. Use code "2020VOTE" on Election Day and see lyft.com/vote for more info.
October 20, 2020
00. this is the antidote.
America wants us to pick a poison, but Amani is searching for the cure.
October 18, 2020