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EP. 42 Season Finale: Teaching Anti-racism w/ The_Rebellious_History_Teacher

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EP. 59 Royally Racist Pt. 2: The Colonialist Crown
After the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, and as our unofficial part 2 to our season 2 "Royally Racist" episode, we are continuing the conversation around the Crown and the British Empire. Join in the conversation about colonialism, the royal family, and the conflicting opinions of the public regarding the Queen's death by following us on social platforms @RebelsADVpod on Twitter, @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and check out our show notes and resources on our website www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com Don't forget to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts so you never miss an episode. We will be back in 2 weeks with a new episode on our new biweekly schedule, but keep your eyes peeled for exclusive content being launched in the upcoming weeks!
44:34
October 04, 2022
EP. 58 Season 5 Premiere: Forgive Us Our Debt: Student Loan Forgiveness
Welcome back Rebels, to season 5 of Rebel's Advocate Podcast. We are back from a much needed summer break and class is back in session! We are starting the "school year" off right with a conversation on Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness Plan. This season we have decided to get rid of our subscribers only content and now our platform is open to donations from our community. But don't worry, exclusive content is pending and will be released later this season, so stay tuned. If you like what you hear make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts for automatic downloads when we release new episodes every other Tuesday. And don't forget to follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod, Twitter @rebelsADVpod, and go to our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com for show notes and resources. 
45:07
September 20, 2022
Title: EP. 57 Season 4 Finale: Why Do White Men Get to Walk Away in Handcuffs?
In a country with exponentially more gun violence than the rest of the Western world, it is no surprise that we are met with another mass shooting. Join us in remembrance of the 10 victims of the Buffalo shooting, and a discussion on white supremacy, gun violence, and internet safety in the digital age. Season 4 has come to an end and we will be back at the end of the summer with the start of Season 5. Keep in touch on all our social platforms on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod, on Twitter @rebelsADVpod, and on the general interwebs at www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. Make sure to subscribe for access to weekly bonus content all season long, and spontaneous bonus updates during the break for only $0.99/mo. See you next season!
44:33
May 24, 2022
EP. 56 #BansOffOurBodies
With the influx of information surrounding the leaked supreme court opinion draft on Roe vs. Wade two weeks ago, we have prepared an episode including resources, donation options, and action items. We also address the precedent that legislation like this will incur and the consequences of these actions. As always our website rebesladvocate.wordpress.com is the best place to find all links and show notes. Continue the conversation with us on our social platfrosm @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and @rebelsADVpod on Twitter.
47:14
May 17, 2022
EP. 55 See You in Court: Johnny Depp, Megan Thee Stallion, and Celebrity Accountability
On this week's episode we are talking about two prominent media cases, celebrity suits: Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard and Megan Thee Stallion vs. Tory Lanez. Dive deep with us as we discuss domestic violence, violence against Black Women, and mental health diagnoses. Continue the conversation with us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod, on Twitter @rebelsADVpod and on our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com for all show notes and resources as well. As always you can subscribe to support us and get access to our backlog and weekly bonus content for only $0.99/month available wherever you listen to podcasts! New episodes are released every Tuesday. 
48:16
May 03, 2022
EP. 54 Common Ground Ft. Nisha Anand
Our next guest of season 4 is grassroots activist and CEO of Dream Corps Nisha Anand. With over 1.5 million views on her 2020 Ted Talk on The Radical Act of Choosing Common Ground, Nisha has inspired many to consider the “power of working with unlikely partners to find real solutions. To continue the conversation with us make sure to follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsADVpod and on our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com for resources and show notes. You can also subscribe for only $0.99/month for weekly bonus content released after every episode on Tuesdays.
49:41
April 26, 2022
EP. 53 Misguided Media
With an overflow of misinformation sweeping all forums of media, the media often controls the narrative. Join us as we unpack the ways news platforms and social media spread misinformation and how we can better navigate obtaining reliable and reputable resources. As always, you can continue the conversation with us on all our social platforms @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter and at our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. There will be no new episode next week, so make sure to catch up on bonus content by subscribing for only $0.99/month and join us back here with a quest episode on April 26th.
49:45
April 12, 2022
EP. 52 Deconstructing and Decolonizing Christianity Ft. Donnell McLachlan
Join us in welcoming our first guest of season 4 to the pod, writer, researcher, and public theologian, Donnell McLauchlan. Tune in as we discuss deconstruction and decolonization of Christinaity, and our experiences with the Church. Make sure to follow Donnell on all platforms @donnellwrites to learn more about his work. And as always you can continue the conversation with us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod, on Twitter @rebelsadvpod, and you can find our resources and show notes on our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. You can also subscribe for only $0.99/month for weekly bonus content available on all platforms. We release new episodes every Tuesday
48:17
April 05, 2022
EP. 51 KBJ x SCOTUS
Over the course of the confirmation hearing of Ketanji Brown Jackson (KBJ) to the SCOTUS, we as the American public have witnessed an overwhelming about of discourse, disrespect, and drama in the courtroom. Join us as we dissect the some of the statements and questions posed by senators like Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Cory Booker. As well as the impact that questions like these have when specifically directed to a black woman in power. As always, follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod on Twitter @rebelsadvpod and check out our show notes and resources on our website www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com. We are back with new episodes every Tuesday, and subscribe for only $0.99/month for weekly bonus content. 
47:08
March 29, 2022
EP. 50 The State of Things
March 2022, two years since the height of the pandemic began, as history will now be divided between pre-pandemic and post-pandemic life. Join us as we dissect some of the benefits and hopes we have for our “new normal” and reevaluate the state of the world around us. Expand on the conversation, ask questions, and suggest guests and resources by checking out our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com and following us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsadvpod. Also consider subscribing for weekly mini-episodes for only $0.99/month. New episodes are available on all platforms every Tuesday.
44:58
March 22, 2022
EP. 49 Womanhood
In honor of Women’s History Month we want to celebrate ALL women. A fully inclusive term especially encapsulating marginalized women and other femme identifying folks. Women’s history is far bigger then white feminism. There is so much more to womanhood than what society makes it out to be. What does your womanhood mean to you? Keep up the conversation on all our platforms @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and @rebelsadvpod on Twitter, and check out our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.WordPress.com for our show notes and resources.
43:15
March 15, 2022
EP. 48 Global Nihilism
In accordance with our support with Ukraine, this week we discuss the importance of speaking out on global injustices. In tandem, we also address doomism and nihilism associated with global injustices and its connection to white supremacy. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.). To continue the conversation make sure to check out our show notes and resources on our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com and follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsADVpod. Don’t forget to subscribe for $0.99/month for access to all our weekly bonus content. New episodes are released every Tuesday.
43:25
March 08, 2022
EP. 47 Protecting LGBTQ+ Youth
This week on Rebel’s Advocate Podcast we are discussing the current legislation that is putting LGBTQ+ Youth at risk. In particular, we review the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill in Florida and the legislation brought forth by Gov. Abbott of Texas equating assisting trans children in gender affirming transition to “child abuse”. Review our show notes on our website www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com for links and resources, and continue the discussion by following us on Twitter @RebelsADVpod and on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod. We are back with new episodes every Tuesday, and subscribe for $0.99/month for weekly bonus content!
42:17
March 01, 2022
EP. 46 People Over Profit
Tune in this week to our latest episode on the Nonprofit Industrial Complex and the hidden flaws behind the world of not for profit organizations. Links to related articles can be found in the show notes on our website www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com for more information and resources to expand the conversation. And as always follow us on all social platforms and subscribe for weekly bonus content released following our episodes every Tuesday.
42:36
February 22, 2022
EP. 45 Black History Month: Things You Should Know
February is Black history month and we want to celebrate by sharing some lesser known black history facts and a bit more about what this month really means. In conjunction with this episode please consider donating to one of your favorite Black creators. And if that favorite creator is Kimona you can venmo or cash app her @KimonaElizabeth. Thanks for listening and don’t forget to subscribe for weekly bonus content.
46:45
February 15, 2022
EP. 44 So You Hate Our Podcast (Dear John Doe)
As we teased at the end of the last episode, this week we are going through our first ever hate mail! To clarify, we are not posting this episode to give a platform for our hater, but rather using them as an example of problematic commentary and to reiterate who we are here at Rebel's Advocate Podcast. And as a friendly reminder we highly encourage dialogue and discourse! We do not expect you to agree with us on everything, but we do expect you to treat us with respect and engage in a productive conversation.  If you want to continue the conversation with us you can find us on Instagram, Twitter and on our website www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com. Don't forget to subscribe on Anchor for $0.99/month for twice the content and we'll be back every Tuesday. 
44:23
February 07, 2022
EP. 43 We Need to Talk About Bruno
Welcome to the first episode of Season 4 of the Rebel's Advocate Podcast. We are kicking off this season with a discussion about the wildly popular Disney's Encanto and why it's become such a culturally iconic movie. Encanto is full of diversity, culture, and representation, and tackles major topics like family dynamics, expectations, and rebelling all within a "children's" movie with an incredible score that will never leave your mind. So yes, we do need to talk about Bruno.  We're thrilled to be back and you can find us wherever you listen to your podcasts every Tuesday. You can also find us on Instagram @Rebelsadvocatepod on Twitter @RebelsADVpod and at our website www.rebelsadvocatepod@wordpress.com. Lastly, starting this season you can subscribe for weekly bonus episodes and content on Anchor for only $0.99/month. For a dollar a month you can support your favorite podcasting duo and get lots of extra content. Don't forget to rate and share. Thanks for supporting us always! 
47:19
February 01, 2022
EP. 42 Season Finale: Teaching Anti-racism w/ The_Rebellious_History_Teacher
On our season 3 finale of Rebel's Advocate Podcast we are joined with Lucia Reyes (@The_Rebellious_History_Teacher on Instagram) to talk about teaching anti-racism in the classroom. Lucia is an 8th grade teacher in California who shares her passion for equity in educations and teaching REAL history in her classroom, she even writes and sells her own curriculum! Join us as we talk about critical race theory, equitable teaching, and more on our season finale. We will be back in January with the fourth season of Rebels Advocate Podcast, until then follow us on all platforms @rebelsadvocatepodcast on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter and on our website at www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com.  
47:13
November 16, 2021
EP. 41 Into the Metaverse
This week we’re talking about all things Meta, and by that we mean the launch of Facebook’s rebranding as “Meta” and the domination of social media. Join us in reflecting on the impact of social media and technology on the last two generations (re: Gen Z and Millenials), and the growing impact of Tech monopolies. Continue the conversation with us on Instagram and Twitter and on our website for info and show notes at www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com.
43:30
November 09, 2021
EP. 40 So You Call Yourself A Democrat?
Join us this week for a bit of a “Democratic Check-in” as we go through the most recent issues amongst the democratic party. Are politics really as black and white as they seem? And is the Democratic Party capable of making progressive change while in the majority? Keep the conversation going with us on social media platforms @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram @rebelsADVpod on Twitter and on the general interweb at www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com.
38:48
November 03, 2021
EP. 39 Anti-Fatness and Anti-Blackness with Da’Shaun Harrison
This week join us in welcoming our second guest of season 3 to Rebel’s Advocate, Da’Shaun Harrison. They are an Black trans abolitionist based in Atlanta who serves as the Managing Editor of Wear Your Voice Magazine, and is the author of Belly of the Beast: The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness. In addition to this amazing resume, they are also a public speaker who often leads workshops on the intersections of Blackness, queerness, gender, fatness, disabilities. You can find more of their work at their website dahsaunharrison.com. We are so grateful to have had this amazing conversation with Da’shaun and if you want to continue the conversation with us make sure to follow us @Rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and @rebelsADVpod on Twitter. Be sure to check out our website at rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com for show notes and resources from this episode and more.
54:48
October 26, 2021
EP. 38 The White Man Model and Racism in Healthcare
This week we discuss an issue close to home to us in a lot of ways. Both mentally ill and with connections to the mental health and healthcare industry, we have a lot we want to share, and this is just scratching the surface. Join us as we discuss the nuances and infamous incidents of racism in mental and physical healthcare. As always we encourage you to continue the conversation with us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsADVpod and refer to our resources and show notes on our website www.rebesladvocatepodcast.wordpress.com. Tune in every Tuesday for a new episode and next week as we welcome our second guest of the season!
46:58
October 19, 2021
EP. 37 The Truth About True Crime
This week we dive deep into the world of true crime and the nuances of intersectionality in popularized crime media. Tune in as we discuss racism in missing person cases, law enforcement biases, and more. Find us at rebesladvocatepodcast.wordpress.com for show notes and resources, and lots of links and articles to follow up on this topic. Join in the conversation with us on Twitter and Instagram! We are off next Tuesday but we will be back the following week with a new episode. 
44:16
October 04, 2021
EP. 36 Fact or Cap: General Strike
A few weeks away from the 2021 General Strike on October 15th, we discuss the flaws and inevitable problems associated with the event and generalizing strikes. Is it even plausible, and what can you expect? Tune in this week and every Tuesday and join in on the conversation on  Instagram and Twitter. Be sure to visit our website rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com for our show notes and resources.
46:31
September 28, 2021
EP. 35 What a Performance: Met Gala and "The Activist"
This week we discuss performative activism on the tails of recent controversial events. We discuss the CBS show "the Activist" and the highlights, or rather low lights of the Met Gala. Don't forget to join in the conversation with us on our Instagram and Twitter and check out our show notes on on our website rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified of our latest episodes, and we'll be back with another episode next Tuesday!  
45:04
September 21, 2021
EP. 34 Intersectional Environmentalism & Veganism w/ QueerBrownVegan
On this week’s episode we introduce our first guest of season 3 to the podcast. We are joined with QueerBrownVegan as we discuss environmentalism, climate doomism, and veganism in the context of his platform and experiences. We are so thrilled for our listeners to tune in this week for Isaias’ interview with us! And as always you can find us on Instagram, Twitter and the general internet for show notes, resources and more! Don’t forget to follow Isaias on all platforms @QueerBrownVegan and join his 98k+ following. More episodes and guests like this to come, and mew releases every Tuesday!
45:21
September 13, 2021
EP. 33 Giving Back: Hurricane Relief and Mutual Aid
Join us this week as we recap the aftermath of hurricane Ida and the over impact of natural disasters on individuals and communities. Follow along while we unpack infrastructure issues, evacuations, and mutual aid. As always you can find our episode notes and resources on our website  www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. Also be sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release every Tuesday!
45:07
September 06, 2021
EP. 32 Christianity: church vs. The Church
This week Kimona and Erinne discuss the nuances surrounding religiosity through the lens of Christianity. Tune in as we discuss personal experiences as raised Christians, as well as dissecting the differences between the Church as an institution and the church as a body of believers. Be sure to check out our episode notes and resources on our website  www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. And as always make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release every Tuesday!
44:40
August 31, 2021
EP. 31 Cancel Culture is Canceled
What is cancel culture; and when, if ever, should someone be "canceled"? Join us this week as we discuss cancel culture and the nuances of freedom and accountability in the age of social media. And as always be sure to check out our episode notes and resources on our website  www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. And make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release every Tuesday!
47:19
August 24, 2021
EP. 30 Community Care: Eviction Moratorium
Tune in to this week's episode of Rebel's Advocate as we discuss community care and the Intersections between the eviction moratorium and the COVID-19 pandemic. Join in the conversation on the federal extension of the eviction moratorium, grassroots activism, and performative action. BE sure to check out our episode notes and resources on our website  www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. And as always make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release every Tuesday!
42:51
August 16, 2021
EP. 29 Reframing the Radical
Season 3 of Rebel’s Advocate podcast commences with Kimona and Erinne reflecting on reframing the radical. Join us as we discuss reframing politics as you age and grow in your journey of allyship and advocacy work. Be sure to check out our episode notes and resources on our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. And as always make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release every Tuesday!
44:38
August 11, 2021
EP. 28 Season 2 Finale: Liberation is Love and Action
Wrap up Season 2 with us as we chat about liberation and highlight movements like #FreeBritney, #FreePalestine, and Black Liberation. The culmination of our second season of Rebel’s Advocate Podcast comes full circle with the call to liberation through love and action. We will be back with Season 3 in August! Keep up to date with all things Rebel’s Advocate throughout the break on our website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com, @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release!
43:50
July 06, 2021
EP. 27 June 19, 1865
On June 19th, 1865 the news of the liberation of slaves from the Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas, almost 2 ½ years later. Today, in June 2021 we celebrate, and here’s why. Join us in a conversation around critical race theory, voting rights, and celebrating Juneteenth in a modern context. Check out our show notes for an extensive list of resources on our website  www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. And as always make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release. Tune in next Tuesday for the Season 2 Finale of Rebel's Advocate Podcast!
43:49
June 21, 2021
EP. 26 Something To Be Proud Of
June is Pride History month and this week your favorite (queer) co-hosts are celebrating! Tune in this week as we discus Pride month, Pride history, co-opting Pride, and so much more. Be sure to check out our show notes and resources on our website including donation platforms, articles, and more at www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. And as always make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release.
48:35
June 15, 2021
EP. 25 Persevering Through Backlash
Welcome back to another episode of Rebel’s Advocate podcast. Join us this week as we discuss advocacy backlash and confronting the issues that arise with being a vocal ally and advocate. Be sure to check out our show notes and resources on our website  www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. And as always make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release
45:20
June 07, 2021
EP. 24 Mental Health Matters
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so this week Kimona and Erinne discuss the nuances and stigma around mental health. Join us as we openly discuss mental health issues and the importance of de-stigmatizing and normalizing mental health care and mental illness. Be sure to check out our show notes and resources on our website  www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. And as always make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram, @rebelsADVpod on Twitter, and to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release. We’ll be off next week, but will be back with a new episode every Tuesday!
46:45
May 18, 2021
EP. 23 Let's Keep it 100
On this week’s episode Kimona and Erinne recap and discuss the first 100 days of Joe Biden’s presidency. Join us as we unpack many of the hits and misses in areas like the climate crisis, racial justice, the economy, immigration, and COVID-19 in President Biden’s term thus far. And as always if you like what you hear make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and @rebelsADVpod on Twitter and on our new website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be notified when our new episodes release. We’ll be back with a new episode next, and every Tuesday.
46:57
May 11, 2021
EP. 22 The People's Pod
Join your co-hosts as we answer some of the questions YOU have asked. Tune in as we tackle conversations around colorism, the student debt crisis, and utilizing your social platform. This week we come to you from the same place, as we recorded live in the same room for the first time since the podcast began! Join us as we have some fun and address some of your biggest questions. And as always if you like what you hear don't forget to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Also follow us on Twitter @rebelADVpod and on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and find our show notes and resources on www.rebelsadvocatepodcast.wordpress.com. Tune in for a new episode every Tuesday!
43:42
May 04, 2021
EP. 21 - Baby Abolitionist
Tune in to the latest episode of the "people's pod" as Kimona and Erinne discuss abolitionism and movements like defunding the police and ACAB. From topical concerns to the prison industrial complex, this episode packs in a ton of information, opinion, and resources. As always if you like what you hear make sure to subscribe and follow us on Twitter @rebelsADVpod and Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and check out our website for show notes and resources at rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com. We are back with a new episode every Tuesday. 
46:30
April 20, 2021
EP. 20 Navigating White Spaces: WOC in Academia Ft. Christie-Belle Garcia, PhD
This week Erinne and Kimona welcome Christie-Belle Garcia, PhD to the people's podcast. Tune in for a thorough discussion into navigating white spaces and being a woman of color in academia. We were so thrilled to host Dr. Garcia on our podcast and share this space to talk about advocacy and higher education. As always if you like what you hear make sure to subscribe wherever you listen to your podcasts and follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsADVpod and of course check out our website rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com for show notes, graphics, and resources. New episodes out every Tuesday.
48:23
April 13, 2021
EP. 19 Allyship 101
This week Kimona and Erinne review allyship and actionable steps to be a better ally. They tackle topical issues like the Derek Chauvin trial and Asian hate crimes in America and a shared root problem, white supremacy. As always if you like what you hear follow us on @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and @rebelsADVpod on Twitter and check out our website rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com for show notes and resources! We're back every Tuesday with a new episode.
47:36
April 06, 2021
EP. 18 Looking Back and Looking Forward: A Year in Quarantine
Join Kimona and Erinne on this week’s episode as they reflect on their personal experience over the past year in quarantine and the impacts of COVID-19. They discuss many of the changes and losses of the last year, lockdown experiences, vaccines, and social responsibility. And as always if you like what you hear make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and @rebelsADVpod on Twitter and on our new website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com.
51:05
March 30, 2021
EP. 17 Is Representation Enough?: On Media Portrayals Ft. I’Aliyah Wiggins
This week Kimona and Erinne introduce the first guest of Season 2 to the podcast, I’Aliyah Wiggins. I’Aliyah joins our co-hosts as they discuss media portrayal and what representation in television and film really means. Media portrayals of various identities such as race, queerness, and gender expression make cameos in film and television in contemporary times, but is representation enough? Join us this week and every Tuesday for a new episode. And as always if you like what you hear make sure to follow us on social media @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and @rebelsADVpod on Twitter and on our new website www.rebelsadvocatepod.wordpress.com!
46:16
March 23, 2021
EP. 16 Royally Racist: Meghan and Oprah's Chat
This week Kimona and Erinne discuss the recent Oprah Interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. They discuss the nuances of the interview and the implications of racism and colorism evident among the Royal family as disclosed by Meghan herself. With a whole lot of rambling, Kimona and Erinne tackle a topical scandal and the exposure of the Royal family following Oprah's interview. As always if you like what you hear follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsADVpod. Also make sure to subscribe, rate, and review on Apple podcasts. We're back every Tuesday with a new episode. 
48:03
March 16, 2021
EP. 15 What's Your Why: A Tale of Two Origin Stories
Everybody loves a comeback! After a brief hiatus, Kimona and Erinne are back with the launch of Season 2 of the Rebel's Advocate Podcast. This week brings you back to the origin stories of Kimona and Erinne's core value systems and what their "why" is for their advocacy work. As always if you like what you hear follow and subscribe on all platforms and leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. You can find our signature cocktail, a bingo board, and much more on our social media pages @rebelsadvocatepod on Instagram and @rebelsADVpod on Twitter. We're back with new episodes every Tuesday. 
46:47
March 09, 2021
EP. 14 Walk the Walk: A Recap and a Break
Our first ever season of Rebel's Advocate Podcast is coming to an end with this week's season finale. With 4 months of podcasting under their belts the co-hosts are taking a much needed month of rest and recuperation as well as an effort to focus on branding and living up to this podcast's full potential. Tune in to this week's episode for a recap on some of the season's biggest highlights like: white fragility, post-election feelings, the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration, and allyship. As always, if you like what you hear make sure to follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsadvpod and subscribe and rate us wherever you listen to podcasts. Make sure to stay tuned on all platforms for a month of interactions and posts all over our social media during Black History Month. We'll be back in March with new episodes every Tuesday! 
45:09
February 01, 2021
EP. 13 Topical: Inaugural Thoughts
This week on Rebel's Advocate, Kimona and Erinne have a topical conversation on the Inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States. Tune in to hear about our reactions to Joe's speech, accountability, and what we expect of the upcoming four years, as we reflect on the last four. As always, if you like what you hear don't forget to follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsADVpod. And to help others like you find our pod, don't forget to subscribe on whatever platform you listen and rate us on Apple Podcasts. We post new episodes every Tuesday. 
45:29
January 26, 2021
EP. 12 Not Your Girl Boss
This week Kimona and Erinne discuss "hustle culture, but in pink".  We unpack the misogyny behind the hashtag "Girl Boss" sweeping the Internet and store shelves and what it really means to be a successful woman. As always, if you like what you hear don't forget to follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsadvpod, we have lots of fun and interactive posts to come so make sure to follow us for our latest updates. We're back every Tuesday for a new episode. Don't forget to rate us on Apple Podcasts and subscribe wherever you listen. 
45:09
January 19, 2021
EP. 11 White Supremacy & A Coup (Klux Klan)
Dive deep with us as we tackle the recent events that developed in the United States in the last week. Last Wednesday, January 6th, the United States faced an attempted coup at the Capitol building, led by white supremacists and domestic terrorists. As outlined in our GOTV episode we talked about what to do if a coup occurred, but now what do we do now that an attempted one has occurred? Listen to this week's episode as we discuss the coup, white supremacy, and the institutions that enable people like them to exist in contemporary society. And as always, if you like what you hear, follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsadvpod and rate us on Apple Pods. 
46:04
January 12, 2021
EP. 10 You Can't Out Hustle a Pandemic
With the start of the new year and an abundance of "new year, new me" rhetoric across social platforms, we dive into conversation about hustle culture and toxic positivity. This week Kimona and Erinne discuss our views on stimulus checks, side hustles, and surviving a pandemic. If you like what you hear, don't forget to follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and Twitter @rebelsadvpod and give us a 5 star rating on Apple Pods. We release new episodes every Tuesday. 
46:36
January 05, 2021
EP. 9 Holiday Special- 🎶It's the Most Capitalist Time of the Year🎶
In honor of the holiday season, Rebel's Advocate brings you our first ever Holiday Special! This week we dive into Capitalism around the holidays, the "Grinch Who Stole Christmas", and the "meaning" of Christmas. More importantly, we debut our first ever GIVEAWAY! That's right, we are giving away one copy of "White Fragility" to one of our lucky listeners and you can enter now! Rules for the Giveaway are at the end of the episode and ends 12/28 at 11:59 PM EST. The winner will be announced the following day Tuesday 12/29. Follow us on IG @rebelsadvocatepod and on Twitter @rebelsadvpod, and if you like what you hear don't forget to rate us on Apple Podcast.
45:59
December 22, 2020
EP. 8 F*ck Your Diet and Other Thoughts on Fatphobia
On this week's episode Kimona and Erinne dive into the topic of fat-phobia in America and the nuances that are layered into it. We discuss body shaming, body positivity, and fat-phobia around the holidays. Join us as we delve into the myths and problems with BMI and other components that contribute to the American fear of becoming fat. 'Fat' is not a bad word, and we want to address it here. And if you like what you hear don't forget to rate and subscribe to the podcast and join us every Tuesday for a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @rebelsadvpod and on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod.  
50:03
December 15, 2020
EP. 7 Let's Unlearn White Feminism Together
On this week's episode Kimona and Erinne talk about intersectional feminism and the women who inspire it, like Kimberlé Crenshaw and Angela Davis. Dive in with us as we talk about white feminism, bourgeois feminism, and "breaking the glass ceiling".  And if you like what you hear, don't forget to subscribe and rate our podcast on Apple Podcast. We launch new episodes every Tuesday but you can keep updated with us regularly on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and Twitter @rebelsadvpod. 
49:36
December 08, 2020
EP. 6 The "B" in LGBTQ+
This week we discuss erasure and biphobia in and out of the queer community. As two bisexual identifying women, we discuss what it's like to be bi and the tropes and stereotypes associated with our identities. Join us as we unpack both positive and negative personal experiences, general stereotypes, and erasure of bisexual identities. Don't forget to rate and review our podcast on Apple Podcasts and follow our social pages for frequent updates. 
50:25
November 24, 2020
EP. 5 Identity, Appropriation, and Land Back ft. Mia Beverly
On this week's episode we welcome the first ever guest to the Rebel's Advocate Podcast, Mia Beverly. We discuss the intersections of identity and what it means to be an Afronative. Mia is a member of the Sandhill Band of Cherokee and Lenape and a vocal activist on social media. Follow her on Instagram @mia_angeline_ and on TikTok @Marinateforanhour. Also visit our link tree ~ https://linktr.ee/rebelsadvpod ~ for a list of resources on the Land Back movement, decolonization, and other essential resources curated by Mia for our listeners! 
01:00:18
November 17, 2020
EP. 4 Rest is Radical
Today is the 2020 Presidential Election. And we are still in the middle of a global pandemic. The world feels like it is upside down and Americans are in a constant state of civil unrest. During these stressful and unpredictable times it is important  more now than ever to dedicate time to for ourselves to rest. Listen to this week's episode as we unpack self-care practices and the importance of taking time to rest as an advocate; because you can't pour from an empty cup. 
55:48
November 02, 2020
EP. 3 GOTV
Get out the Vote! Today, we are officially one week until election day which means we need to get out and vote! This week on Rebel's Advocate Kimona and Erinne are talking about settling for Joe and the ethics of voting (or not). Visit vote.org for information and resources for voting in the 2020 Election. 
50:43
October 27, 2020
EP. 2 Miss Bieber
Society hates black women: a personal experience. Listen as co-hosts Erinne Benedict and Kimona Dussard discuss Kimona's experience with viral TikTok fame and the greater implications of social media trolling. 
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October 20, 2020
EP. 1 The Devil Needs No Advocate
Welcome to the first ever episode of the Rebel's Advocate Podcast co-hosted by Erinne Benedict and Kimona Dussard. Listen to us anywhere you get your podcasts with new episodes every Tuesday. Follow us on Instagram @rebelsadvocatepod and Twitter @rebelsadvPOD. 
09:49
October 20, 2020