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Hand Her The Mic

Jun 24, 2020

Even before Stonewall, Black trans women have led the movement for change. We're thrilled to introduce you to LaSaia Wade, an open Afro-Puerto Rican indigenous trans woman and the Executive Director of the Brave Space Alliance. We discuss the current moment and the long overdue recognition of the radical Black...

Jun 10, 2020

An activist, facilitator, and storyteller, Mia Birdsong has collected stories of building relationships in a fragmented society that prizes individualism in her new book, "How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community." We also tackle how Black women specifically have had to do the work of...

May 20, 2020

The coronavirus hit right when organizers started census and antiracist initiatives. In this episode, we'll hear from leaders in Chicago's Chinatown: Grace Chan McKibben of Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community (CBCAC) and People Matter's Consuela Hendricks and Angela Lin. 

Apr 29, 2020

Now more than ever, we need to elevate folks who have toiled for better conditions for the undocumented and those living on the margins. We discussed the importance of immigrant leaders and more in our enlightening conversation with Sayu Bhojwani, President of New American Leaders.

Apr 15, 2020

While organizations preach solidarity, few achieve it and even fewer know what it takes. We're excited to introduce you to Deepa Iyer, Director of Solidarity Is and host of the "Solidarity Is This" podcast, to discuss her work and how we move forward.