You Down?

You Down?

Four hilarious and opinionated friends, Ashley Holston, Maame-Yaa Aforo, Shakira Ja’nai Paye and Yazmin Monet Watkins, come together each week for laughs and brutal honesty as they offer their unique perspective and comedic take on the culture.... Show More

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October 20, 2020 63 min
The 2020 election is just days away! OOD and Jess Morales Rocketto (Executive Director of Care in Action) unpack how this year’s election goes beyond checking a box for Biden or Trump; ‘down ballot’ issues and black women running for office // on the ballot.  OOD and Jess also share resources for voters such as places you can register to vote on election day, and why you should obsess over your registration status. RESOURCES: Bl...
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Black culture has repeatedly been taken and commodified, but is there a way to appreciate and not appropriate? Where's the line and who has crossed it? What role does power and intent play? From Halloween costumes to Adele's Bantu knots, the girls get into it. Need OOD’s advice? Send your dilemma to OODpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on social, @obamasotherdaughters on instagram, @OODimprov on twitter, and @ Oba...
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This week the girls sit down with poet, author, and one of their favorite black girls, Mahogany L. Browne. Mo shares her take on Black Girl Magic, why it’s so important, and how black women can protect their joy. The girls also give advice on a juicy letter and share their favorite Black girl magic tricks.  Need OOD’s advice? Send your dilemma to OODpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on social, @obamasotherdaughters on instagram, ...
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September 29, 2020 51 min
On this episode, OOD unpacks whether or not they are down with “the swirl.” Interracial relationships can be a touchy subject in the Black community and the girls are getting into all the awkward moments; from the repercussions of dating outside your race to the experience of being the only black person at your significant others family reunion. Oh, the trauma!    Need OOD's advice? Send your dilemma to OODpodcast@gmail.com...
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September 22, 2020 73 min
OOD talks about the pressures they’ve felt surrounding what they thought their bodies should be and how they combat the constant bombardment of society and the media telling women they aren’t good enough as they are. Get tips on dancing naked in the mirror and partake in an exercise in hyping yourself up. Cause you beautiful boo! We all are, we just have to have the confidence to see it.  Need OOD’s advice? Send your dilemma to OOD...
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September 15, 2020 52 min
OOD chats with creative, marriage and family therapist, Randé Dorn about everything from what to expect when you go to therapy, to tools to ground yourself during these unprecedented times. Bless your water and join the ladies for a mentally therapeutic convo.   Need OOD’s advice? Send your dilemma to OODpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on social, @obamasotherdaughters on instagram, @OODimprov on twitter, and @ Obama’s O...
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September 8, 2020 57 min
This week OOD is debunking stereotypes one Nickelback record at a time and discussing how stereotypes of Black women affect their lives.  Need OOD’s advice? Send your dilemma to OODpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on social, @obamasotherdaughters on instagram, @OODimprov on twitter, and @ Obama’s Other Daughters on Facebook.
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September 1, 2020 58 min
OOD shares their very different college experiences and decide if getting an education was worth the debt of always having Sallie Mae on their backs. They’re talking HBCU homecomings, being young and out of their element, and educated Black folks who twerk.   Need OOD's advice? Send your dilemma to OODpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on social, @obamasotherdaughters on instagram, @OODimprov on twitter, and @ Obama...
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Love and life coach Francesca Hogi joins Obama’s Other Daughters to share the dating advice we all need! From how to decipher between chemistry and compatibility to what to include (and not include) in your dating profile, Francesca is here to help single folks find their true match and avoid walking into heartbreak. The ladies also reflect on memorable dates, and one listener’s letter stirs up their own past experiences with “zomb...
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August 18, 2020 40 min
We're all spending a lot more time with the roommates in our lives so Obama's Other Daughters is here to talk about setting boundaries and sharing their stories of cohabitation. Find out who gives citations for breaking house rules, who locks their underwear drawer, and listen as the girls give advice about a stinky problem. Need OOD's advice? Send your dilemma to OODpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on social, @obama...
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August 11, 2020 53 min
The black hair industry is valued to be over 2.5 billion dollars and is one of the largest beneficiaries of the black dollar. No matter if it’s curly, straight, or anything in between, hair is a huge factor in a black womxn’s life as both a form of expression and self-care. In this inaugural episode of You Down?, Obama’s Other Daughters dish about their hair journeys, worst hair experiences, hair crushes, and give advice to a liste...
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August 8, 2020 2 min
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