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Kitchen Island Tea

Kitchen Island Tea

By Venita Mitchell
Welcome to Kitchen Island Tea. We will be Dishing the Real truth with REAL talk about Real issues in a Real World. Women will be sitting and sharing at the Kitchen Island! So grab your cup and let’s share some Tea!
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Kitchen Island Tea meets BROADWAY!
It's TEA time! Check us out as we spent an afternoon with Composer, Director, Choreographer, Lyricist, voice teacher, and the list goes on and on, the "incomparable" Charles Barksdale from Broadway's Sister Act 2!  Hear his inspiring story.  Talk of the Island is everything Olympics, Vaccine deprivation, Mental wellness and attitude of Gratitude.  So grab your cup and listen in!
July 18, 2021
Celebrating PRIDE!
 The Ladies at the Island have Real Talk with San Antonio, Texas District #2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez. He’s community oriented, ready to make government work for everyone, realistic and calling for positive change.  He is 26 and made history as the first openly gay Black man to be elected to any office in the State of Texas.  You don't want to miss his candid and inspiring conversation at the Island! So grab you cup and listen in. 
June 29, 2021
A SUPER Father's Day Tribute
Join us at the Kitchen Island & meet our “Think out of the box”, super Dad, Dr. David Newby, who meets the challenge of parenting with much Joy. His candid comments are Real Talk with no sugar coating. Plus, Sports, getting back to normal & Juneteenth are topics at the Island. So grab your cup, listen in and be inspired!
June 19, 2021
We Got neXt!
We are back with REAL TALK! The rising stars and activist of the neXt generation are vocal and WOKE! Tune in for our candid interview with the talented singer, songwriter, musician and definite vocal Force For Change, Krys Wright! So grab your cup and be ready to soak in this episode as we discuss sexism, Women's equality and her initiative called Black Education Matters, California(BEM).  Get your pen and paper because your gonna want to take notes!! For REAL!
May 29, 2021
Mother's Day Celebration
WE are back at the Zoom Island catching up and celebrating Mother's Day during the month of May. Join us for an awesome interview with Carol Herrejon, a true Servant of God and Woman of Worth!
May 9, 2021
Talk of The Island!
We are BACK with our very special guest Co-host from New York, Ashley! Tune in as we catch up with Hot Topics, Talk of the Island, Attitude of Gratitude and The New York update! Grab your cup!
April 13, 2021
Introducing The BOSS, Celebrating Women's History!
We conclude a month-long celebration of Women’s History month. Listen in and be inspired not to mention motivated by Texas Superintendent Dr. Dana Bashara! She takes education to a new level!
March 26, 2021
SuperWoman 2021 PT. 2 - The After PARTY
Tune it to the After PARTY
March 19, 2021
SuperWoman 2021
Welcome back to the Island.  We are continuing our celebration of Women's "Her"story Month! So grab your cup of Tea, sit back and be inspired as we have a candid conversation with a Real SuperWoman!
March 19, 2021
Go Girl! Celebrating Women’s History
Join us at the island to celebrate an outstanding Public Servant as we observe Women’s History Month. Featuring Guest Host, GodSon to the Islanders....Chris.
March 7, 2021
The Island Talks 4G!
Tune in as we talk about the 4G's: Greats, Guns, Godson and Gratitude. Join us at the Island as we continue celebrating Black History Greats with our guest Co-host, and Godson Chris. One of the Islander's went to the Gun Range and we all shared how Grateful we are!
February 28, 2021
We're BACK!
Kitchen Island Tea is back with Season 2, 2021!  Listen in and be inspired as the Islander's engage in conversation about An Attitude of Gratitude, Culture,  Black History, Valentines and Love. Join the ladies as they get back to keeping it REAL with a BANG.
February 14, 2021
A Look Back at 2020! Season Finale'
Join us for our season Finale'  as we take a look back on the Ups and Downs of 2020! What did you learn about yourself in 2020 that you will carry into 2021. The Islander's will share 12 funny things to consider as we close the door on one of the most yucky years of our lifetime!  Hello 2021, the best is yet to come. Kitchen Island Tea thanks EVERY guest that contributed to the success of Season 1. You are loved and appreciated!!!!
January 10, 2021
Holiday Greetings, Christmas Eve! Part 2
Get cozy and listen in as we go down memory lane and spill the tea about our favorite things for the holidays!
December 24, 2020
Holiday Greetings, Part 1
Join us at the Island as we Celebrate the season and talk about Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa  with special guests. So grab your cup and get cozy!
December 20, 2020
It's Tea Time!
Join us at the Island as we catch up and Celebrate 31 days of December! But of course we talk about the New Administration coming January 20, 2021 and Covid-19! The magic question is, "Can we get a break from this virus"? Listen in and as always, reach out to us via email or social media., on Twitter: @kitchen_island, and IG: kitchen_island_tea Grab your cup!
December 6, 2020
Catching up 2020!!
We are back at the Island! Listen in as the Islander's catch up on all the Tea from the past, present and future! Tune in as we unveil the elephant in the room!
November 9, 2020
Vote -Venita speaks D-Day
It is time to be led by the Holy Spirit. Exercise your right to vote, now!
November 3, 2020
Ben Speaks - Rock the VOTE! Pt 10
Tune is as Ben encourages us all to do our part as a team!
October 30, 2020
Rock The Vote with Amelia Pt. 9
Listen in as she tells the truth in more ways than one!
October 27, 2020
Rock the Vote with Delton and Laura! Pt.8
Don't give up your right, your Vote matters!
October 20, 2020
Breast Cancer Awareness: Get your Mammogram!
Part 2 of our discussions for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Join our expert Mauri and receive pertinent information that could save your life.
October 15, 2020
Vote - Beverly Speaks PT 7
Exercise your shot to vote!
October 13, 2020
Vote- Pride the Podcast Pt 6
Everyone needs to cast their Vote!
October 6, 2020
Our Breast Cancer Survivor SPEAKS!
It is Breast Cancer Awareness month! We had the privilege of interviewing an amazing Survivor who is thriving in remission. Join us here at the Island for pertinent information and Encouragement!  
October 1, 2020
Vote-Pastor Mitchell speaks PT. 5
Our ancestors paved the way for the Right to Vote!
September 29, 2020
Vote - Patty Speaks Pt 4
Patty spills the Tea on voting!
September 22, 2020
Vote - Cheryl speaks Pt 3
The Tea on voting!
September 15, 2020
Hot topics!
Join us at the Island as we share the Tea about current news to include the 911 Anniversary, Sports, the New iPhone 12, Covid 19, Chadwick Boseman, Voting, etc
September 13, 2020
Vote-Marcy Speaks! Pt 2
Women's Rights to VOTE
September 8, 2020
Vote - Venita speaks Pt 1
Voting inspiration
September 1, 2020
KidZ say, “Do I have to GO back to school?”
KIT speaks with Middle School students about returning to school. Learn what they missed most. Hear how they feel about virtual & in person learning and listen to their advice on staying safe during the pandemic. From the mouths of babes, Real & Candid comments!
August 30, 2020
Relatiohships 101, Part 2
Relationships 101 We are back digging deeper into Relationships. Listen to the ladies of KIT talk about meeting their BFF’s, Relationship Give & Takes, & having a relationship with GOD.
August 9, 2020
Relationships 101, The Real Tea! Pt. 1
Relationships are an integral part of our lives. Join us at the Island as we have Real Talk about what we expect in a relationship, keeping our romantic relationships exciting, what we fear and our real life experiences.
August 3, 2020
Pet Peeves!
We’re back! With a brand new look and a brand new episode. Get to know the ladies at the Island a little bit better with today’s episode about our Pet Peeves! So grab your favorite cup of tea and chill out with us!
July 18, 2020
"Bridging Hope: Racism Yesterday, Today and Hope 4 Tomorrow" Pt. 2
Back at the Island continuing the conversation of the "State of the World".   We discuss how African Americans live their lives on high alert, 24/7 and what that feels like!  Through the Island discussion,  all 6 of us realize that we all have the same HOPE
June 28, 2020
"Bridging Hope: Racism Yesterday, Today and Hope 4 Tomorrow" Pt. 1
Welcome back to the Island. Today's episode 1 of a 2 part series gathers two groups of women, 3 Black and 3 White,  from different world's.  Join us as we Bridge Hope through candid discussions on Systemic Racism, White Privilege, Black History and Affirmative Action,   In this 2 part series we hash out the realities of the world and discuss what the Bible says about Good vs Evil, Right vs Wrong and Hate vs Love. 
June 21, 2020
"I Can't Breathe"
The Ladies at the Island continue dialogue on the issues of Racism and how recent racial events have effected them and the World. They ask the question, Where do we go from here? Special guest,  San Antonio's Poet Laureate Andrea "Vocab" Sanderson stops by the Island for an enlighting interview on Poetry and the Literary Arts. She talks to us about  how we should write out our feelings especially during this critical time of unrest. It is National Ice Tea Day, so grab a cup of ice,  pour your favorite tea and listen up.
June 10, 2020
What’s going on?
A Kitchen Island Tea special Edition: The Kitchen Island crew is in pain and heartbroken over the recent killings of African Americans by those sworn to protect. The ladies give their thoughts, share their emotions and discuss what we can do moving forward. There is HOPE!
June 1, 2020
Still Spilling the Tea while Physical distancing!
 The ladies of the Kitchen Island Tea update listeners on their Stay At Home activities during the pandemic and they continue a month long celebration of Mothers. Texas State Representative Barbara Gervin Hawkins shares how a busy Mom in business, education and government makes it through life and now the pandemic. She is very enlightening, inspiring and will encourage YOU! Grab your cup!
May 23, 2020
What did Momma say?
The Ladies of Kitchen Island Tea are sharing again, while observing social separation. Hear about their stay at home happenings and join in their celebration of Mothers and their unique and often funny impact on our lives. Wow! Have we become our Moms? Next, Stay tuned for Featured guest, Attorney Camille Stearns Miller as she gives us the scoop on P.P.P. Loans, Emergency Paid Sick leave, safety precautions for employees, etc as they all relate to COVID-19.
May 9, 2020
Pride and A New York State of Mind!
Bloopers may be included in this episode, smile, as The Kitchen Island engages in a candid discussion with the Cast of the digital show,  Pride The Series, The Cast spills the Tea about the shows first two seasons and what to look forward to in their upcoming 3rd season. Then the Island switched gears to talk about their life  living in New York City, the Epicenter of the Pandemic! The Pros and Cons of Coronavirus.
April 26, 2020
Education vs Coronavirus
The Kitchen Island ladies have 3 candid REAL talk interviews about the Pros and Cons of working from home, homeschooling and the NEVER-ENDING Spring Break!  This is Real talk about the effects Covid -19 has had on Education, so far!  Guests include:  Mrs. Marcelina Garcia , 2012 Teacher of the Year, 7th Grade Special Education/English Language Arts teacher of Northside ISD in San Antonio, TX,   - Mrs. Alexis Knox-Miller, Middle School Assistant Principal  of District 11 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. - Ezra, 12 year old, 7th  grader.
April 11, 2020
Life during the Pandemic!
During this episode the ladies have a candid conversation about Covid - 19 with anesthesiologist, Dr. Yolanda Tecuanhuey. What is Reality vs Myth about the virus and real talk about Social/Physical distancing.  “Through this rough time we find the silver lining with laughter” AKA “Covid made me do it, Covid tic-tock” segment.
March 30, 2020
Women’s History Month and the NEWS of the Day!
Real talk about the Coronavirus, Women’s History month and a whole lot more Tea at the Kitchen Island
March 14, 2020
Sit back and relax with a cup of tea and getting to know your four new favorite DivaZ from central Texas dishing their “truth”.
March 1, 2020