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Epi Dat's It

Epi Dat's It

By Epi Dat's It
Welcome to our podcast where we share our experiences as 1st generation Haitian Americans through different perspectives and explore many topics, sharing our culture and creating a safe space. Join our discussion as we explore our Haitian history and our family's journey that make us the 1st generation Haitian American.
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Sagittarius Full Moon
We speak about the Super Blood Full Moon. We really dive into, what we need to let go of to be able to move into this new season in our lives. Truly being held accountable to be able to truly accomplish our goals.
46:57
May 28, 2021
Cuzzo's Camp Quarantine: Beach Edition
The Cuzzo's are on the beach!!! We speak about rest and what it looked like growing up.
32:48
May 21, 2021
Haitian Heritage Month
It's Haitian Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness
38:55
May 8, 2021
Life Changing Decision
Tune in as we talk about making tough decisions that bring us more in alignment with our purpose and what those decisions looked like for our parents. What life-changing decisions have you made?  DM us at @epi.dats.it on Instagram  Epi Dat's It
47:19
April 29, 2021
ROLE MODELS
We see how growing up, what we saw as Haitian influence to where we are now, through social media influence.
47:52
April 23, 2021
What we are watching
We are going through shows  we watched in he past
01:05:55
April 2, 2021
Are Ya'll Respectable
We dive into Black Respectability and how that has governed the way we have maneuvered throughout our lives. As well as how we are unlearning these narratives. Join us in is conversation. 
38:11
March 24, 2021
Adulting to Adults
We speak our take on how we are navigating coming into adulthood while having conversations with our parents. We have some cuzzo on this episode.
01:05:14
March 19, 2021
Reprocess with Intention
We sit back and go back to our original goal with this community. To Donate and/or Volunteer, Checkout Miami Community Fridge https://www.instagram.com/miamicommunityfridge/ Book Recommendation: Professional Troublemaker: THE FEAR-FIGHTER MANUAL By LUVVIE AJAYI JONES https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/645702/professional-troublemaker-by-luvvie-ajayi-jones/ Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good by adrienne maree brown https://www.amazon.com/Pleasure-Activism-Politics-Emergent-Strategy/dp/1849353263
34:09
March 3, 2021
What We Learn in 2020
We get into some of the things we learned from 2020. We have some cuzzo on this one
01:01:30
February 23, 2021
Darude Session
We take it easy this week, and we take some Buzzfeed quizzes.
45:38
February 12, 2021
Code Switchin'
We speak of the evolution of assimilation to code switching, and how that has effected our experience as first generation.
46:39
February 4, 2021
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Happy new year… again!!! This week we dive into how everyone is just not feeling it. We explore the topic of failure and how our upbringing played a major role in the risks we take as adults. Join us as we have a vulnerable conversation on EPI DAT’s IT!
51:03
January 29, 2021
What We Don't Do
Soraya and Lisa-Fania discuss what we could do when we were young that we can not do now. As well as what we didn't appreciate what we had that we currently love now.
40:02
December 10, 2020
Bonus Dating Episode
In the first season we talk about Dating While Haitian. So In the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown, we attempted to do a dating experiment. See how it set it up....
22:18
November 20, 2020
Just Being
We are finally back. And just being...
34:13
November 11, 2020
Season 4 Intro
We are back. Leaning into this change that we collectively experience has been a process. But together as cuzzo we have supported each other through this time. We want to share and allow space to support you through this time. 
03:56
October 28, 2020
What Ya'll Doin?
How are you guys doing? Find things that feed your soul!  DM us @hey_fania and @soso.grace to tell us what you have been doing?
31:31
May 6, 2020
Bun & Cheese Ft. Akie Smythe
The sound of First Generation is a Diaspora . Today we have Akie Smythe who is a mixture of Sierra Leone, Jamaican American. He is also half of In Good Company Miami. Listen to his journey.
55:24
April 15, 2020
Expectation vs. Reality
We are living in a time of change. We are now, individually as well as collectively, trying to maneuver and figure out what our reality is. Join us are we unravel some of ours dreams and aspiration.
49:35
April 9, 2020
Autonomy
Were you taught to have space or control over your own self growing up? Well guess what, being First Generation, that is not a luxury.
31:40
April 1, 2020
HairPart 2
Continuing our first convo about our hair journey
51:34
March 27, 2020
Dat Rona
We are living through weird times, and just finding a way to get through it. For more information about the World Status and the United States please check out https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/
47:35
March 18, 2020
Thank You, Next
Relationship, whew child the ghetto. We dive into some of our experiences dating. How we have learned and grown from these experiences.
01:12:42
March 12, 2020
Get to Know Us
Soraya and Lisa are the voices you hear every week. Let's get to know more about them and what makes them tick. DM @epi.dats.it on Instagram.
32:03
February 12, 2020
Feme Djol
It's been a tough week. We just wanted to give you something light. Dissertation of growning up Black/Haitian.
41:40
February 5, 2020
Public Health
This week we dive into the difference between the crack vs opioid epidemic. As well as that lovely Mary Jane, and different Alternative Medicine we can use. The cuzzo really reach into their bags on this one. Hope you enjoy!!
52:20
January 28, 2020
Making Friends
How did you make friends when you were younger? Was it hard to make friends being from a Haitian household? Soraya and Lisa dive into why making friends was a process. And having Haitian parents caused more anxieties.
41:47
January 21, 2020
Break Up
Hey it is hard to end relationships, whether be relationships, situationships, toxic family, business relationships, etc. Soraya and Lisa dive into some reason why. Steps on moving forward.
27:03
January 13, 2020
Decade Over
Happy New Year!! We dive in at the end of 2019 with a quick chat with two cuzzo about the end of the decade. @iloria_tess and @gme92_ joined us.
56:14
January 6, 2020
Pet Peeves
You know those little details we were chastised as kids growing up Haitian, now have become our pet peeves.
01:23:33
November 18, 2019
Code Switching
Growing up in Miami is a different experience for a First Generation Haitian American. We give insight on how we grew up and how we made it living in Miami. Remember Miami and not Florida.
44:00
November 7, 2019
Networking and Anxieties
The Cuzzo go to a Networking event. We talk about how we attended The Black Professional Networking Summit this past weekend. How we over came some of our Anxieties, as well as be inspired to forge our own paths. This is short and sweet today. Thank you to BPN for this beautiful summit https://mybpnetwork.org/ And thank you to @ingoodcompany for the tickets.
25:34
October 23, 2019
Imposter Syndrome
We have some Cuzzos today. We dive into Imposter Syndrome and how to overcome it.
38:53
October 14, 2019
The Journey of the Cuzzo's Hair
The Cuzzo talk about our hair journey. From permed hair to natural hair. And ohh it has been a journey!
47:41
October 8, 2019
Haitian Home Remedies
Haitian Home Remedies
31:59
September 25, 2019
Back to Life, Back to Reality
We Back!! The Cuzzo's are back for Season 2. Today we talk about college experiences. How each of us maneuver through situations in life. For Donations to Bahamas Relief: https://mthsmile.com/
57:49
September 9, 2019
Are you Haitian?
 Listen in as we discuss how we define our Haitian American identity through our parents experiences as well as our own experiences navigating through this thing called life.  
43:47
July 13, 2019
Haitian and Money
Let talk about Money! This has always been a touchy subject in the Haitian community. Not anymore. We get into how money has influence our parents and us. Let get into it.
43:04
July 13, 2019
Fashion
 Join our conversation as we discuss the Haitian fashion trends from our parents and how that influenced our fashion choices. Where we learn the true definition of Frais (fresh)! 
43:40
July 13, 2019
Therapy for a Haitian
Join us as we dive into mental health and stigmas attached to mental health. We explore our culture through storytelling, comedy and conversation. Although there are differences, there are many similarities between all of us, EPI DAT's IT!
44:02
July 13, 2019
Dating while Haitian
 Dating while Haitian, we share our experiences as 1st generation haitian americans through different perspectives on our culture while creating a safe space: 
50:01
July 13, 2019
Haitian Food
Being part of the African diaspora, traditions such as food, hold a huge importance in our community. Haitian food is the key to our hearts. Join the Cuzzo's while we talk about how Haitian food has influence us as Haitian Americans.
37:25
July 13, 2019
Welcome
 Welcome to our podcast where we share our experiences as 1st generation Haitian Americans through different perspectives and explore many topics, sharing our culture and creating a safe space. Join our discussion as we explore our Haitian history and our family's journey that make us the 1st generation Haitian American. 
36:39
July 12, 2019