Linda Burnham Knows Where The Hope Is
Lady Don't Take No
by Alicia Garza
1M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes back activist, writer, and strategist, Linda Burnham. Garza asks Burnham to break down fascism, and what we can do to save our threadbare democracy. Plus, Garza brings all the news you can use with her roundup: 100 days of bloodshed in Gaza, the Donald and Joe show, and the “Chocolate Emmys”! Required Reading: Power Concedes Nothing   Lady Don't Take No on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube & TikTok Alicia Garza on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube & TikTok This pod is supported by the Black Futures Lab Production by Phil Surkis Theme music: "Lady Don ..read more
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Cole Brown & Natalie Johnson's Book of Love
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by Cole Brown, Natalie Johnson, Alicia Garza
4M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes two guests this week: Cole Brown, an author, producer, and political commentator, and  Natalie Johnson, a writer and illustrator who focuses on racial justice and gender equity. Brown and Johnson just published a collection of letters and illustrations on the subject of Black love called Black Love Letters. The collection features contributions from Brontez Purnell, Morgan Jerkins, Reverend Al Sharpton, and Dr. Imani Perry, among many others. Garza, Brown and Johnson take a deep dive into this extraordinary collection of essays and illustrations. Alicia’s roundup foc ..read more
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Tony! Toni! Toné!
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by Raphael Saadiq, Timothy Christian Riley, Tony! Toni! Tone!, D'Wayne Wiggins, Alicia Garza
4M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes D’Wayne Wiggins, Raphael Saadiq, and Timothy Christian Riley, collectively known as Tony! Toni! Toné!, who have reunited for their first tour in 25 years. The group shares about their Oakland roots, and what led to their current tour which celebrates the 30th anniversary of their Sons of Soul album. Tony! Toni! Toné! on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook D’Wayne Wiggins on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Raphael Saadiq on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Timothy Christian Riley on Instagram Lady Don't Take No on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube & TikTok Alicia Garza ..read more
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Terrance Woodbury Is Getting It Done with Data
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by Terrence Woodbury, Alicia Garza
5M ago
Alicia Garza Terrance Woodbury, co-founder & CEO of HIT Strategies, the leading millennial & minority-owned public opinion research firm in Washington, DC.  Woodbury explains how data can be racist, and why collecting good data is so important for Black communities. Garza brings all the news you can use with her roundup: The passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein, Governor Newsom is making moves, both good and savage, and the appointment of Laphonsa Butler to the US Senate. Terrance Woodbury on Twitter and Instagram Hit Strategies on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & YouTube Lady Do ..read more
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Paris Hatcher’s Black Feminist Future
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by Paris Hatcher, Alicia Garza
5M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes Paris Hatcher, the Founder of Black Feminist Future (BFF) – a national Black feminist organization that builds and amplifies the power of Black feminist leaders, organizations, and movements. Garza asks Hatcher how her long career in Black feminist organizing started, and the catalyst for Black Feminist Futures. Garza and Hatcher also speculate on what the democrats would need to win in 2024.  Plus, a packed news roundup touching upon RICO charges on Cop City protestors, Mitch McConnell, the Proud Boys leader getting 22 years, and the Cop City organizers that just wo ..read more
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Elaine Welteroth Doesn’t Need Your Permission
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by Elaine Welteroth, Alicia Garza
7M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes award winning journalist, producer and New York Times bestselling author, Elaine Welteroth. Garza asks Welteroth about being a fierce advocate for Black maternal health. Also, Welteroth talks about her experience being a judge on the Project Runway, and what it was like being the youngest ever Editor-in-Chief for a Conde Nast publication (Teen Vogue) in 2017. Also, Welteroth defends the “bay area-ness” of the city of Newark, California. Alicia’s roundup focuses on the fires in Maui, imminent Republican presidential debates, an Alabama ass whoopin’, and the Ladies First hi ..read more
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Art and Activism with Fredrika Newton
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by Fredrika Newton, Alicia Garza
7M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes Fredrika Newton, President and Co-founder of The Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation. Garza and Newton talk about the legacy of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, misconceptions, and the comparisons drawn to the BLM movement. Newton also shares about her unexpected path into activism, and her revolutionary love with Huey P. Newton.  Alicia’s roundup focuses on climate catastrophe, Carlee Russell, losing our icons, and Cube on Carlson. It wasn’t all bad, as lady loves the news about Snoop standing in solidarity with SAG-AFTRA. Lady’s Love Notes is back, and it’s the ..read more
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The Outright Badassery of Bozoma Saint John
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by Bozoma Saint John, Alicia Garza
8M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes Bozoma Saint John, author of the critically acclaimed memoir, The Urgent Life. Garza and Saint John talk about her astonishing journey which led her to be inducted in the Marketing Hall of Fame in 2022, and how she became Special Envoy to The President of Ghana. Alicia’s roundup focuses on Republican propaganda;  over the counter birth control, the UGA strike, and the 10th anniversary of the start of Black Lives Matter. Bozoma Saint John on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook Subscribe to the the pod Alphabet Boys Lady Don't Take No on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, You ..read more
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I Spy the FBI with Trevor Aaronson
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by Trevor Aaronson, Alicia Garza
8M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes Trevor Aaronson,  investigative journalist and the creator, reporter, and host of the podcast Alphabet Boys. Aaronson lays out the case that the government secretly undermined the Black Lives Matter movement in the summer of 2020, and he has the receipts to prove it! Alicia’s roundup focuses on the Tusla survivors claims for reparations dismissed, and Ajike Owens killer undercharged in Florida.  The week wasn’t all bad, with Keke Palmer’s roommate, who eff’d around and found out. Plus, social media gets a much needed upgrade with Threads and Spill. Lady’s Love N ..read more
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Uphill and Onward with Jemele Hill
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by Alicia Garza, Jemele Hill
9M ago
Alicia Garza welcomes back Jemele Hill, author of the critically acclaimed memoir, Uphill. Garza asks Hill about her experience publicly sharing her family’s struggles in her memoir, and their reaction to the book. Also Hill breaks down the monumental shifts that are happening in news media. Alicia’s roundup focuses on the orange menace possibly getting prison time, Ajike Owens* killed by her white neighbor, and Lateefat Simon for Congress! Contribute to the “Justice for Ajike Owens and Her Children” gofundme campaign. Jemele Hill on Twitter and Instagram Jemele’s podcast: Jemele Hill is Unbot ..read more
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