What does it mean to grow up Black, plus-sized, Queer, and neurodiverse? It's a lot, says Khaaliq Crowder, our guest on this episode. From being made fun of for his weight to having only acquaintance-ships with White people, there are many challenges. Listen to today's episode to see how he navigates the challenge of intersectionality. To leave a comment, check out our blog page.
CONTENT WARNING: The following episode describes rape culture and sexual assault, so listener disrection is advised.
As a part of our 2021 Noise series, we are talking consent once more. In this episode, our Rwebel in Chief interviews her best friend and former co-director Genevieve Antoine.
In the wake of Dani Leigh's latest faux pas, our Rwebel in Chief hops on the podcast with her siblings to talk about colorism in the entertainment industry and even in their family. See the text version of this story here!
I once said, "The only rhythm I have is in my poetry," and I still believe that to be true. In this episode, I walk listeners through my process of creating raps, which is my poetry set to music. Check it out now!
In one song, I say, "Call me Zola Reaux today - first of her name and one of one." As I produce my 3rd novel, I want to bring readers into "Afromerica" little by little. Enjoy the first official preview of "Chaos and Magic."
With my health insurance having an expiration date and my family's health concerns, I thought it would be timely to talk about health in the Black community and Black women's health. Really, I wanted to be Relieved from the stress that comes with trying to stay healthy in America.
Since 2006, and some experts might say it started before that, Chicago's Black population has been on the decline. Eager to understand why, I asked over 40 Chicagoans, "Have you considered leaving?" Listen now to hear some of the responses!
Many people like to quote Malcolm X when talking about the issues the Black woman faces in America, but this is disingenuous to a certain degree, since there are many Black women who have said the same. In this episode, host Jay. Tha Poet centers the voice of two Black women as she and her guest dialogue about believing Black women.
Take a trip inside Dr. Beatrice Akala's African home. After returning from South Africa, I wanted to snapshot my trip, so I use a moment from the last day of my trip to talk about gender (in)equity in South Africa and some other highlights from my visit to the Rainbow Nation!
This is part of a two part episode series about my South Africa trip. Before I took my 8,000 mile journey, I wanted to be ready to learn, laugh, live, and love. I wanted to be receptive, and I set the tone in this episode.
In this second episode of Rwebel Radio, I highlight interviews I had with past and current members of Northwestern University’s National Pan Hellenic Council just ahead of several founders day’s for the council. In these conversations, I reflect on how the NPHC is an inner space designed to uplift.
In this episode, I look at difference as it pertains to the extent of one's activism. I spoke with Pierce Cruz, who debuted six pieces at the Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago, Ill. We discussed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., modern Black activism, and the fear of being a revolutionary.