I was invited to appear on ESSENCE Now's Kitchen Table Talk for a discussion called "Talking To White People About Race" with Essence's Christina Coleman, Jezebel's Rich Juzwiak, and Daveen Trentman, co-founder and Production Director of the Soze Angency, hosted by the lovely Makho Ndlovu.
There was wine. There was pizza. There were some uncomfortable truths.
Last month, I joined a squad of mental health advocates and practitioners on a panel at the Human Rights Campaign to close out Minority Mental Health Month. We discussed mental and emotional issues among LGBTQ folks of color. There were two panels that day. You should totally watch both, but the one I'm on begins at around 42 minutes in.
In the latest installment of An Extraordinary Recap, we're joined by Broadway Black managing editor and chicken fried scribe George M. Johnson to discuss the latest and greatest in of the fifth episode of the second season of HBO's Insecure, "Hella Shook."
In this episode, we're joined by Ebony Magazine Power 100 honoree, Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, and criminal justice advocate Marlon Peterson to discuss the challenges of retaining your humanity while incarcerated, whether or not mass incarceration should be abolished, and how we as a community failed Kalief Browder. Additionally, we discover the origin of Alex's asshole ways, Procter & Gamble just might get a plate at the cookout, and Jay provides a candid update on his physical and emotional well-being. Intro courtesy of Keithron Powell.
In the latest installment of An Extraordinary Recap, we're joined by our beige brother from another Panama Jackson of Very Smart Brothas and writing ass writer Law Ware to discuss the latest and greatest in of the fourth episode of season two of HBO's Insecure, "Hella LA."