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The Melanin Exchange

The Melanin Exchange

By The Melanin Exchange
Podcast for Black women, by a Black woman sharing ideas about work/life balance, relationships, self-care, and other hot topics. This a platform for Black women to be themselves to connect and exchange similar experiences and perspectives.

The Melanin Exchange is on both Instagram and Facebook!
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The Body Heals Itself
I think I have a new fave episode! Tune in as Tarah and I come together again to discuss all things holistic! She dropped some real gems! Stay til the end to hear a recent personal experience that inspired this episode.
59:59
October 21, 2020
The Not So New Normal
As we all adjust to this "new normal" virtual learning is one of the many ways parents, teachers, and students are now adjusting. Join in as my educator friend, Keshia and I discuss virtual learning from a teacher's perspective and the advice she has for both parents and teachers.
35:51
September 23, 2020
Having & Holding: Balancing Celibacy or Pleasure
Tune in as mother, blogger, and licensed mental health professional, Jovan shares her decision to become celibate three years ago, and now finding herself being open to idea of a "cuddy buddy" if the correct opportunity presents itself.
36:02
September 16, 2020
Shades of Melanin
A discussion with Arkeeda Jones about the historical topic of colorism among Black women in education, social media, and pop culture, and ways to navigate the barriers starting with children. 
38:38
August 19, 2020
Don't Ask Me When I'm Getting Married or Pregnant
Might've shaken the table on this episode. Join myself and our guest, Tarah as we share our thoughts about the pressure for Black women to get married, have children, and why it's important to be mindful of these pressures.
1:02:27
August 5, 2020
A Journey of Alignment
Join Shri-Shanti Shankara and I as she shares her journey of alignment through energy work, healing, and spirituality and her current efforts to help others heal.
1:00:45
July 28, 2020
Black Women in Business...and Everything Else
Conversation with Black women business owners who share their stories and advice as while managing other roles and tasks in their daily lives.
53:27
July 12, 2020
Test to Testimony
Sharing the platform with Brittany C. as she shares many tests that led to a testimony from a failed relationship and career challenges as a Black woman. Despite 2020 being difficult for most we discuss how this year's quarantine has allowed her to heal and self-reflect with 2019 being the year of protection that prepared her for this year's chaotic events.
56:50
July 5, 2020
Are You Issa or Molly? The Importance of Black Women Friendships
Inspired by Insecure's Issa and Molly friendship drama, a discussion between friends about the dynamics and significance of friendship for Black women.
34:45
July 5, 2020
Childbearing: The Woman's So-Called Dream
Being mindful of intentions and beliefs to pressure women to have children. Addressing relevant issues of women's desire to not have children and the reduction of shame.
11:22
May 4, 2020
Facing Your Fears
Inspired by brand strategist, Erin on Demand's YouTube video. Sharing my journey of fears and the path to develop The Melanin Exchange
09:03
March 23, 2020
Love Is...
Discussing Netflix show Love Is Blind related to lack of diversity and thoughts about the show overall. Stay tuned for part 2!
13:52
March 9, 2020
Jhené Does Her Work!
Real and raw, no edits. Review of Jhené Aiko's new album. Discussing the importance of self-healing and being able to appreciate her journey and connect with her words once we've started our own self-healing journey.
09:04
March 7, 2020
No Means NO!
A reminder of issues that impact us and not to forget when they are no longer a "hot topic" or something happens. Setting boundaries around sexual harassment, both big and small.
11:44
January 24, 2020
... And You Are?
Welcome to The Melanin Exchange's podcast for Women of Color.
01:32
January 10, 2020