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Freedom Fridays

Freedom Fridays

By Michele Mitchell
Freedom Fridays is the safe place you need to be free and stay free. Your moment and space for inspiration and encouragement. Equipping you with the tools to break free from limiting beliefs and the ability to help someone else do the same. Join creativist and founder of All For Freedom, Michele Mitchell as she shares stories, spotlights others, and speaks up for those who cannot speak for themselves. "You are more powerful and amazing than you could ever imagine. So come on in…it’s Freedom Friday."
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Your Self Check-In | Season 2 Episode 3
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate in episode 3 of season 2, “Your Self Check-In.” In this episode Michele talks about the very important practice of checking in with yourself, and shares some tips to doing it in a way that is low in stress and high in wellness.  Links to articles mentioned:  Her View From Home by Erinne Magee “25 Self Care Questions To Ask Yourself Every Day”  https://herviewfromhome.com/25-questions-for-checking-in-with-yourself HelloRory.com  16 Essential Self-Check-In Questions to As Yourself Every Week  https://www.hellorory.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/checking-in-with-yourself-IG.jpg
08:46
May 7, 2021
Anti-Asian Violence | Season 2 Episode 2
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate in the second episode of season 2. Yeesss...It's a #marchbabies birthday today, and that doesn't mean the advocacy stops. In this episode Michele highlights the elephant in the room that has been sounding off in your social timelines—anti-Asian violence, xenophobia, and hate crimes—and shares how you can be an ally. Links to articles mentioned: Berkeley expert: In times of crisis, anti-Asian violence is an American tradition https://news.berkeley.edu/2021/03/17/berkeley-expert-in-times-of-crisis-anti-asian-violence-is-an-american-tradition/ “7 Ways to Provide Allyship to the Asian American Community” https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.adweek.com/inside-the-brand/7-ways-to-provide-allyship-asian-american-community/amp/ STOP AAPI HATE Website Our communities stand united against racism. Hate against Asian American Pacific Islander communities has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we can stop it. https://stopaapihate.org
11:31
March 19, 2021
What Happened In January? A Closer Look At 2020 | Season 2 Episode 1
Welcome and welcome back to Freedom Fridays Season 2! Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she talks about Amanda Gorman's excellence, the insurrection of January 6th, and challenges you to take a closer look at 2020. Reminding you of your greatness while giving you the boost you need to break free from your limiting beliefs and move forward. Instagram https://www.instagram.com/michelethecreativist Website (Portfolio & Shop) https://www.michelemitchell.art
10:25
February 12, 2021
You Made It This Far | Episode 9
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she uplifts you with the reality of the words “I made it this far,” shares from her experience at the Black Girl Magic Summit by Boss Women Media, and spotlights Melissa Bradley of 1863 Ventures. Reminding you of your greatness while giving you the boost you need to break free from your limiting beliefs and move forward. Spotlight on Melissa Bradley and two of her companies 1863 Ventures  1863 Ventures has programs and resources that accelerate new majority entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth. 1863Ventures.Net Ureeka Ureeka is a community where small businesses gain unprecedented access to the expertise needed to grow their business. Ureeka.biz
09:22
September 4, 2020
You Don't Fit In The Box | Episode 8
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she talks about why you feel disconnected in some environments and situations, and asks a very important question that may change your life (or at least, shake it up a little). Always reminding you of your greatness while giving you the boost you need to break free from your limiting beliefs and move forward. This week’s spotlight is designer & entrepreneur, Janay Nachel. Spotlight on Janay Nachel & Timeframe Memoirs Instagram https://www.instagram.com/janaynachel Website http://www.timeframememoirs.com
09:08
August 14, 2020
Sorry, Not Sorry Pt 2 | Episode 7
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate in part two of "Sorry, Not Sorry." Listen as she talks about how over-apologizing can be a learned behavior, shares good news about sponsorships, listener support, and some other big news. Reminding you of your greatness and empowering you to break free from your limiting beliefs and move forward. Spotlight on Michele Mitchell & All For Freedom Instagram https://www.instagram.com/michelethecreativist Website (Portfolio & Shop) https://www.michelemitchell.art All For Freedom Page YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHgrb6Ib09kxKQ-Xa8leyQ/featured
09:51
August 7, 2020
Sorry, Not Sorry | Episode 6
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she talks about how we sometimes misuse the phrase “I’m sorry,” and spotlights the very cool YouTube Creative, TP Locks. Reminding you of your greatness and empowering you to break free from your limiting beliefs and move forward. Spotlight on TP Locks YouTube YouTube.com/tplocks Instagram Instagram.com/tplocks Patreon (Exclusive Content, Merch & BTS) Patreon.com/tplocks
11:12
August 1, 2020
Words For World Changers | Episode 5
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she takes you on an auditory journey of quotes from some of the most creative and culture-shifting minds of our past and present. "Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” —Martin Luther King, Jr. RESOURCES FOR QUOTES 45 Quotes from Black Leaders on Mindset, Progress, and Making an Impact https://bossedup.org/45-quotes-from-black-leaders-on-mindset-progress-and-making-an-impact/ 110 Inspiring Quotes for Black History Month: ‘Freedom Is Never Given’ https://www.google.com/amp/s/parade.com/260134/linzlowe/15-inspiring-quotes-for-black-history-month-freedom-is-never-given/amp/ 20 Motivational Quotes From Black Leaders https://theblackdetour.com/20-motivational-quotes-from-black-leaders/ 9 Inspiring Quotes about Faith from Black Leaders https://www.christianheadlines.com/contributors/scott-slayton/inspiring-quotes-about-faith-from-black-leaders.html Top 40 Inspirational Quotes of Black Entrepreneurs & Leaders https://business.tutsplus.com/articles/inspiration-from-black-entrepreneurs-leaders--cms-30577 10 Uplifting Quotes To Make Your Day https://thriveglobal.com/stories/10-uplifting-quotes-to-make-your-day/ 100 Powerful Motivational Quotes To Help You Conquer Life‘s Challenges  https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.goalcast.com/2017/11/23/powerful-motivational-quotes/amp/
13:32
July 25, 2020
Misguided Allies & More Real Talk On Anti-Racism | Episode 4
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she talks about how NOT to get an anti-racist pass, the harmful effects of misguided allies, and spotlights NYC Photographer Israel Mitchell. Reminding you of your greatness while giving you the boost you need to break free from the lies and move forward. Links & Resources Spotlight on Israel Mitchell Instagram https://www.instagram.com/israelsaidit/ Movie Reference “Do The Right Thing” Apple TV+: https://tv.apple.com/us/movie/do-the-right-thing/umc.cmc.lcpoq9lw7napkt74kemrkeha Prime Video: https://watch.amazon.com/detail?asin=B000I9VOGW&territory=US&ref_=share_ios_movie&r=web Definitions “misguided” https://www.lexico.com/en/definition/misguided “mansplaining” https://www.lexico.com/en/definition/mansplaining “whitesplaining” https://en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/whitesplain Bible Reference “...out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” Luke 6:25 https://biblehub.com/luke/6-45.htm
13:38
July 18, 2020
Saying Goodbye to Expired Relationships & Moving Forward | Episode 3
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she talks about saying goodbye to, and letting go of expired relationships, and spotlights New York DJ Johnny Magnifico. Reminding you of your greatness while giving you the boost you need to break free from limiting beliefs and move forward. Cool News: The podcast page on my website is now LIVE! Whether you prefer Apple, Spotify, Google, or you just want to stay on the site and listen, it’s all there for you to subscribe and enjoy. https://michelemitchell.art/freedomfridays This Week's Spotlight: Johnny Magnifico Instagram https://www.instagram.com/johnnymagnifico/ Sound Cloud Link https://m.soundcloud.com/johnnymagnifico/dance-floor-only-vol-3-3-aif/s-V0f9YoND9gi Cash App/Venmo (all proceeds go directly to the artist) $JohnnyMagnifico If you have a black owned brand or business that you think I should shout out, please let me know. Send a message to contact@michelemitchell.art with the subject BOB Spotlight.
12:50
July 11, 2020
People Pleasing, Being An Ally & More | Episode 2
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she talks about people pleasing, spotlights recording artist and producer, Co Campbell, and defines allyship. Reminding you of your greatness while giving you the boost you need to break free from the lies that said otherwise. Resources & Links Singer, Songwriter, Producer Co Campbell | “Safe With You” Single Release Get it on iTunes & More Platforms>> https://linktr.ee/CoCampbell What does it mean to be an Ally?: Definition and Characteristics https://opseu.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/what_does_it_mean_to_be_an_ally.pdf Allyship and Anti-Oppression: A Resource Guide https://guides.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/c.php?g=285382&p=1900870 The Work of Allyship https://guidetoallyship.com/#the-work-of-allyship
17:20
July 4, 2020
Are You An Anti-Racist? Celebrating Black Excellence & More | Episode 1
Join Michele Mitchell, designer, author and human rights advocate as she shares the difference between being "not racist" vs "anti-racist," celebrates Juneteenth, spotlights a Black-owned business, and poses a question on the scarcity of Black representation in executive roles. All the while reminding you of how amazing you are, and giving you the boost you need to break free from the lies that told you otherwise.
14:06
June 22, 2020