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.
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.
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*