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Hand Her The Mic

Jul 22, 2020

Democrats have failed to fully embrace the racial diversity of their base even in the Trump era. We discussed that and more with MSNBC analyst and author of the "The End of White Politics," Zerlina Maxwell. She shares her own political journey from local organizer to presidential campaign adviser to...

Jul 8, 2020

As womxn of color seek to create their own spaces and ventures to free themselves from white supremacy in the workplace, we're excited to introduce Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital and Alex Batdorf of Get Sh!t Done. They've created environments where they live their values unapologetically and foster future leaders.

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.