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Mucho Art

art, authenticity, know, lifestyle, podcast April 1, 2020

In this episode, I’m getting personal with Sofia Enriquez, an artist based in the Coachella Valley, whose works explore androgyny, her intercultural identity, and feminism. Her practice consists of murals, large scale paintings, as well as her fashion collection MUCHO, consisting of one of a kind painted garments.

Here’s my conversation with Sofia, and how to connect with her:

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Sofia’s Art

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Indian Food for Thought

activism, food, podcast, society March 25, 2020

In this episode, I’m chatting with Sana Javeri Kadri, founder of Diaspora Co., a direct trade spice company working towards a radically equitable, sustainable, and more delicious spice supply chain.

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Sana, who was born and raised in Mumbai, decided to start her business after working at the intersection of food and culture there.  She discovered that farmers made no money, and spices changed hands upwards of 10 times before reaching the consumer–glaringly similar to the business model enacted during the western, colonial conquest of the Indian subcontinent.

Here’s my conversation with Sana and how to connect with her:

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About Sana

To The Senate, and Beyond

america, fashion, podcast, politics, society March 18, 2020

In this episode, my guest Jaime Harrison and I discuss his historic Senate race, his experiences on the campaign trail, and what’s to come if he defeats the incumbent candidate and notable Trump ally, Lindsey Graham.

Prior to running for Senate, Jaime served as an aide to legendary South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn; and, in 2013, was elected the first African American chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party. 

Here’s my conversation with Jaime Harrison, and how to connect with him:

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Jaime’s Campaign

 

The Multifaceted-ness of Blackness

blackness, identity, Millennials, muslim, religion, society March 11, 2020

In this episode, Najma Sharif and I chat about the many ways to be Black, a woman, a Muslim, and the experiences that have come with each of those identities.

Najma is a writer, visual artiste, and founder of The Rader Zine. Najma’s work has been featured in major publications like Teen Vogue, Playboy, Bitch Media, Paper Mag, Vice, Fader and Highsnobiety, amongst others. In her pieces, she discusses pop culture within the lens of capitalism, black and Muslim identity, feminism, and history.

Here’s my conversation with Najma and how to connect with her:

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Najma’s Work

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Growing A Grassroots Movement

activism, know, podcast, politics March 4, 2020

In this episode, I’ll explore the makings of immensely successful grassroots organizations, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America founded by my guest, Shannon Watts.

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Moms Demand is the grassroots wing of Everytown Demands Action on Gun Sense, and spurred the organization of Students Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Shannon started the group via Facebook one day after the heartbreaking Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that took place in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012.

Here’s my conversation with Shannon, and how to connect with her:

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Moms Demand Action website

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Fight Like A Mother by Shannon Watts