Slauson Girl Speaks

Slauson Girl Speaks

Slauson Girl is a freelance journalist and writer from South Central Los Angeles. She provides world news with a South Central State of mind in her news & information podcast.

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October 25, 2021 75 min

Lia Dias is a Beauty Mogul & Business Coach from Inglewood, California. As founder of The Girl Cave L.A, Lia currently helps guide over 6 Girl Cave franchise locations, in places including Inglewood, Anaheim and Texas. This mother of 3 is a serial entrepreneur with no plans of slowing down. In addition to The Girl Cave, Lia recently purchased Hype Hair Magazine which is one of the biggest Black hair publications. We discuss her...

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On this episode of Slauson Girl Speaks, I have the opportunity of speaking to Lora King, who is the Daughter of Rodney King. She speaks on her life growing up, the impacts of the verdict on her father, as well as how his beating by police left a lasting impact on his emotional and mental health. Lora talks about why it is important to her, that she is doing the work of continuing her fathers legacy through the Rodney King Foundatio...

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Corvain Cooper is no longer serving a life sentence for a non-violent marijuana conviction under the three strikes law. Corvain received clemency from Donald Trump in 2021, right before he left office. He served seven years of his sentence after his lawyer and thousands rallied behind his freedom. 

In 2020, his story landed on the front page of the Washington Post and he was featured in “Smoke” the BET documentary which shows how t...

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On this Episode of Slauson Girl Speaks I have the extreme pleasure of talking to Tanya Ward. Tanya is a South Central, L.A native and entrepreneur. She is also a Black woman trying to figure out the best way to bring a social enterprise for the Black community, to address some of our most prevalent issues--one of them being mass incarceration and re-entry.

Tanya wants to help those most affected by gang violence, to understand the ...

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On this episode of Slauson Girl Speaks, I talk with Nenia Samayoa on our experiences growing up in foster care in Los Angeles. We actually had the same social worker in high school, while young girls and students at Inglewood High. Nenia, who is a mother and entrepreneur with her own catering company, recently held an event to make sure foster youth in L.A know they are seen and loved. We talk about why events like this are importa...

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The Crenshaw Entrepreneurial Academy is a charter school coming soon to the Crenshaw District. The aim of the Crenshaw Entrepreneurial Academy is to provide curriculum to youth in the community so they can become financially literate at a young age. On this episode of Slauson Girl Speaks, I have a conversation with Dr. Mello and Tia Lopez on the vision behind the Crenshaw Entrepreneurial Academy. CEA is a Charter School concept in ...

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You might know Randy Savvy as a familiar face and the founding member of Compton Cowboys but on this episode of Slauson Girl Speaks, I talk with Randy on his new EP as well as his interesting journey of trying to merge the sounds of Hip-Hop and Country music together. The conversation also touched on the history of his family and where his inspiration came from to establish the Compton Cowboys as a brand. In just a few short years,...

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On this episode of Slauson Girl Speaks, I have a conversation with Andre Spicer, who is currently running in Compton's 2021 elections. He hopes to land the City Council District 2 seat and shares why he feels he is the perfect candidate. Known in Compton as "Hub City Dre" founder of Hub City Radio, we talk owning and operating several businesses, as well his experience growing up in Compton. We touch on the Compton Sher...

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On This episode of Slauson Girl Speaks, I discuss Los Angeles Police Detectives closing the investigation into Mikeona Johnson's case. I also interview Mikeona Johnson's mother. Sikivu Hutchinson shares her insight on law enforcement's treatment of missing and murdered Black Women & Girls. 

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Earlier this week, the family of Mikeona Johnson held a press conference in front of the 77th Police Station in South Cen...

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On this episode of Slauson Girl Speaks, I have the opportunity to speak with General Jeff, who is a homeless rights advocate in the city of L.A from South Central. We talk about what he has coined the "homeless industrial complex" and why Black people represent over 42% the homeless in Los Angeles despite only being 8% of the population. Institutional racism, the crack epidemic and mismanagement of funds are only a few of t...

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On this episode of Slauson Girl Speaks I have the opportunity to speak with Narissa, who is a Los Angeles native, artist and business owner. She owns the Lash Trap located on Slauson Ave and stays busy with her brand as well as recording music. We discuss her journey as an artist, business owner, college, the pandemic, as well as Narissa's new single and video she released this week, Boss Bae, which you can stream now.

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Eric is a Black man with a public service announcement, so listen up! He is the owner and designer of the brand Public Statement Apparel and has a lot to say regarding the protest in Los Angeles. We discuss the importance of the Black dollar and Black entrepreneurs as well as what he hopes will come from the national unrest and protest regarding Black lives as a Black man in America.

Follow him and support the brand: https://www.in...

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Slauson Girl Speaks With Jaaye Person-Lynn, a Black lawyer from Los Angeles who has been charged & convicted after being racially profiled at a San Bernardino Courthouse. The court clerk and deputies did not believe Jaaye was an attorney because he was dressed In Dashiki print clothing. Jaaye was tased, tackled and shackled in a San Bernardino Courtroom. Although he was convicted, he vows to appeal his conviction.

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On this episode Slauson Girl Speaks with Grace Yoo. Grace Yoo is running for Los Angeles City Council and is currently in a contentious run off against L.A career politician Mark Ridley-Thomas for the District 10 City Council seat. We discuss her life and journey as a student of LAUSD as well as her life as an immigrant in L.A. We talk about her plans for Black Los Angeles and why Black people in District 10 should look beyond some...

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On this episode Slauson Girl Speaks with Dejon Paul who is the founder and CEO of the Hip-Hop Magazine a Day in L.A. We discuss the scene of radio hosts and DJ’s on air in Los Angeles Hip-Hop radio and the pushback he receives when bringing this topic up online. The conversation touches on representation in Hip-Hop, Black-ownership, culture vultures and so much more! Follow Dejon Paul at @ADLADEJON
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On this episode Slauson Girl Speaks with one of the protestors who came to South Central to protest after Sheriff's killed Dijon Kizzee while he was riding his bike in South Central Aug. 31 2020. We have a discussion on allyship and the proper way non-black folks can assist Black communities. Tara Perry is also on the episode, she ran for L.A City Council this year against Marqueece Harris-Dawson for the District 8 seat.

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On this episode Slauson Girl Speaks with Jewish Millennial's in Los Angeles on what it means to be Jewish especially in America. We talk Nick Cannon, Ethnicity and Religion, Fleeing Countries To Avoid Persecution, Whiteness being centered in Jewish identity as well as how to bring up the conflict in Palestine without being labeled "anti." 

Our conversation also touched on the label of "anti-semitism" as well as ...

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On this episode of Slauson Girl Speaks, I have a discussion with Black and Brown folks, on Black and Brown relationships in Los Angeles in 2020. We discuss historical tensions of the two groups, as well as the rise in attacks against Latino street vendors posted online by Black youth. The conversation also touched on the immigrant experience and what causes migration to the U.S, as well as many of the anti-Black attitudes in the La...

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Slauson Girl Speaks on this podcast episode about national protest that were sparked after the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, Black Lives Matter protests in Los Angeles and Hollywood, the role of rappers and Black entertainers, racism and white supremacy and life after college. Special guest Jazz prodigy and South Central native Terrace Martin. 


Co-host Sin @lightheartballoons

Music: Terrace Martin show at Harun ...

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April 28, 2020 68 min
On This episode, Slauson Girl Speaks with sports commentator and journalist Jay Ticker on the hypocrisy between coronavirus stimulus checks and the refusal of the U.S to give African-Americans reparations for the genocide and institutional racism, that has left Black people seemingly at the bottom of American society. We also discuss entrepreneurship, finance, everyday motivation and what's holding the Black community back from...
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