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Lola's Ink

Lola's Ink

By Jenna Hanchard
Lola's Ink is a podcast where we explore stories of Black girl liberation
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"Don't Forget the 'U’ in Us"

Lola's Ink

"Don't Forget the 'U’ in Us"
In this episode, Jenna Hanchard explores why she was afraid to start this podcast and pursue her storytelling dreams after leaving her career in local news. Jenna Hanchard is in conversation with her career coach, mindfulness consultant and teacher Shian Chuan who helped her part with her fears and self-limiting beliefs. She's also in conversation with her sister-friend Daryllyn Harris who is also a clinical counselor and PhD candidate. Her research focus is the lived experiences of African-American women who have undergone depression feelings and who have received therapeutic interventions to build an understanding of facilitators and barriers for mental health service utilization for Black women.
August 23, 2020
Dear Lena: You are Black. You are Proud. You are Khmer
This is a love letter to Jenna Hanchard's daughter, Lena.  Lena is Black and Khmer. In this episode,  Jenna talks to Nneka Julia Odum Robinson and Moni Tep. The two Black and Khmer womxn share some of the experiences that helped shape their racial identity. They share words of wisdom, love and guidance for Lena. 
August 02, 2020
"Black People Are Always Imagining Another World"
In this episode, Jenna Hanchard talks to writer and historian Brittany Carter. Her writings on state violence, Black kinship, and President Donald Trump's impeachment are everything you need to make sense of this very moment.  *PLEASE NOTE: THIS EPISODE INCLUDES AUDIO FROM KENNETH WALKER'S 911 CALL* 
July 19, 2020
In a World Full of Karens be an Elizabeth
In this episode Jenna Hanchard is in conversation with Elizabeth Jarvie and Jodi-Ann Burey to explore how white woman can put their allyship into action.
July 05, 2020
"Power Concedes Nothing Without a Demand"
In this episode, Jenna Hanchard talks to her father about revolution, the current uprising and the momentum required for change.
June 21, 2020
What Happens When a Black Girl Decides to be Free?
Lola's Ink is a podcast where we explore stories of Black girl liberation 
June 03, 2020