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Girl Truth: What Lens Are You Looking Through?

Girl Truth: What Lens Are You Looking Through?

By The Evoluer House
A podcast by girls of color for ALL, where we share our stories, create our own narratives and talk about things that are important to us!
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Saliendo de Puerto Rico ~ La historia de Jennielee (Español)

Girl Truth: What Lens Are You Looking Through?

Pressure Wounds - Part 1
Associate producer Adina Hill and our newest podcast host, Marmia Day discuss the impact of race & gender on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder in the first of this multi-segment episode.  Please check out our featured musical talent, Ms. Shaunte Daurice, an R&B artist and songwriter from Philadelphia, with vocals that are equal parts smooth, piercing and moving. Get into the anthemic tunes on her debut EP 'Powerless', that tell stories we can all relate to, backed by consistently colorful and complex vocal arrangements. Available on Spotify, Amazon Music & Apple Music. Visit her on the web at
March 4, 2021
Blacks Against The Black Lives Matter Movement
Andrea, Asiyah and Taylor are back discussing their views on Black people who choose not to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
October 7, 2020
The 2020 Riots - Good & Necessary Trouble, or Just Plain Trouble?
Andrea, Asiyah and Taylor share their views on rioting, looting, protests and social unrest.
September 30, 2020
Black Girl Pain
Kaitlyn and Laila discuss the truth, the myths, & the impact of the pain experienced by Black women and girls..   
September 23, 2020
Being Their Older Sister
Asiyah, Jennielee & Taylor discuss the joy and responsibility of being an older sister.
September 16, 2020
Silver Linings
Asiyah, Baiyinah and Janayjah discuss the pandemic from a positive perspective; sharing their personal development, the challenges they have overcome & are overcoming,  and the Silver Linings they have found along the way.
September 9, 2020
Back to School
Asiyah, Jennielee & Taylor discuss their thoughts on the start of a new school year in the midst of the pandemic.
September 2, 2020
Colorism? Toxic Masculinity? Transphobia? In this episode, Andrea, Asiyah and Taylor explore the reasons why it seems the lives of all types of Black women seem to matter less than the lives of others.
August 26, 2020
Navigating a New Norm
In the first episode of our Pandemic & Social Unrest series, Laila and Kaitlyn discuss their feelings about digital learning, restricted social interaction & navigating a new norm in the age of Covid 19.
August 18, 2020
Introducing Asiyah
We open Season II by introducing our newest co-host, Evoluer House graduate, business owner & teen social activist, Ms. Asiyah Ball! Join us as Asiyah shares her view of life through her unique & amazing lens.
August 14, 2020
I Am Not A Terrorist ~ Baiyinah's Story
In our Season One finale. scholar, athlete, & Bowie State hopeful Baiyinah Gough shares her powerful story of who she is & how she, as a 14 year old girl, found the courage to overcome the false perceptions of who she was. 
March 14, 2020
Deep Conversations Part 3 - Cultural Appropriation
In the final segment of this three part episode, Laila, Taylor and Andrea talk about cultural appropriation.
March 3, 2020
Deep Conversations: Part Two - Identity
Andrea, Laila and Taylor continue their conversation with a focus on identity.
February 25, 2020
Deep Conversations: Toleration (Part 1)
In the first of a three part episode - Deep Conversations - Andrea, Laila & Taylor explore levels of toleration & with whom to engage in difficult conversations.
February 18, 2020
Artistic Expression and Political Action
Dario Fo says, “Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics.” In this bonus episode, Laila & Andrea have an impromptu conversation with their producer about the impact of the arts on politics. 
December 16, 2019
Success Goals: College & Other Paths to the Lives We Want
Jamie Johnson said, “When you are born rich, you have all these options. You can pursue a career path that you find interesting; there's no need or pressure to start working to get funds just for survival, which is something a lot of people have to struggle with.”  In this episode, Kaitlyn, Jennielee & Janayjah share their views on achieving success & goals in spite of the limitations girls of color often face.
December 2, 2019
Where To Look for Role Models & How To Be One
“No one came to our neighborhoods with stand-up jobs and showed us there's a different way. Maybe, had I seen different role models, maybe I'd've turned on to that.” Jay-Z  In this episode, Taylor, Laila and Adina discuss their views on looking for and being a role model.
November 18, 2019
Saliendo de Puerto Rico ~ La historia de Jennielee (Español)
Jennielee es una graduada galardonada de Evoluer House que sueña con convertirse en diseñadora de moda. En este episodio muy especial de Girl Truth: What Lens Are You Looking Through ?, ella comparte su historia de vivir a través del huracán María, dejar Puerto Rico y comenzar una nueva vida en Filadelfia. Este episodio también está disponible en ingles.
November 4, 2019
Leaving Puerto Rico ~ Jennielee's Story (English)
Jennielee is an award winning Evoluer House graduate who dreams of becoming a fashion designer. In this very special episode of Girl Truth: What Lens Are You Looking Through?, she shares her story of living through Hurricane Maria, leaving Puerto Rico & starting a new life in Philadelphia. This episode is also available in Spanish.
November 4, 2019
The Use of the "N" Word in Music
Adina, Baiyinah and Janayjah discuss their views about artists and others using the "N" word in music and in life.
October 22, 2019
Fashion as a Human Expression
Jennielee, Kaitlyn and Janayjah share their views on what fashion is and should be.
October 7, 2019
The Hallmark of Humanity
Adina, Baiyinah & Janayjah open their lenses on how society deems "whiteness" as the hallmark of humanity.
September 23, 2019
Stress and How to Manage It
As the 2019 - 2020 school year begins, Laila, Taylor and Adina have a conversation about stress, what it means to them and how they cope with it.
September 3, 2019
Representation of Women of Color in the Media
Adina, Baiyinah and  Janayjah discuss their views on success, invisibility, exoticization and other issues women of color face in the media and because of media.
August 14, 2019
Girl Truth: What Lens are You Looking Through? Bonus Content
Laila & Taylor have an impromptu conversation with our engineer, Len Webb about skin tone discrimination.
July 25, 2019