TheSpin1

TheSpin1

The Spin is a weekly one hour podcast featuring women of color talking policy, social justice, race, sex, gender, power, love. It's a pioneering podcast led by award winning international journalist ESTHER ARMAH. We air in the US, Ghana, London. The Spin rostrum mixes the brilliance of activists, organizers, academics, journalists and artists to create engaging, dynamic, powerful podcasts. This is a global production team led by Esther Armah. It combines and includes Starr FM radio in Ghana, NPR in Washington DC, the African American Public Radio Consortium in New York and our editor in Los Angeles. The Spin also creates public conversation campaigns on Esther's concept 'emotional justice' in partnership with publications. These campaigns include men. Host Esther Armah has worked as a journalist in London, New York, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Lesotho, Washington DC, Philadelphia. She's a media lecturer, and a columnist for Business & Financial Times . THE SPIN contributors include JOAN MORGAN, ASHA BANDELE, DREAM HAMPTON, DR BRITTNEY COOPER, DR TREVA B LINDSEY, DR BHAKTI SHRINGAPURE, DR YABA BLAY, DR CHRISTINA GREER, PROFESSOR JOHANNA FERNANDEZ, PROFESSOR BLAIR KELLEY, MONIFA BANDELE, STACEYANN CHIN, LYNNEE DENISE, IMANI UZURI, MONICA DENNIS, SOFIA QUINTERO, BEVERLEY NAMBOZO, GLYNDA CARR, NANA AKOSUA HANSON, AISHAH SHAHIDAH SIMMONS.

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October 3, 2019 57 min
#whoTAUGHTyou: this weeklong multimedia project celebrates TEACHERS for 2019 World Teachers Day. Who was that teacher who AFFIRMED, NURTURED, ENCOURAGED, SHAPED you? How did that SHAPE you? What impact did it have? Host: Esther Armah Guest: Dr. Mary Ashun, Head of Ghana International School
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#reImaginingAFRICA: EDUCATION. Meet this Ghanaian woman changing one school, creating a model for a nation, lighting a fire for teachers & issuing a call to action for change in the classrooms of a Continent. Host: Esther Armah Guest: Dr. Mary Ashun, Principal GIS & Board Member, AISA. Sound Editor: David McKeever Distributor: Loretta Rucker, AAPRC
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#reImaginingAFRICA: LEADERSHIP. Too many folks think leadership in Africa is: Politician. V8. Air-conditioned office. Boss. Big Man. Oga. Think again. Listen to these two leadership game-changers Host: Esther Armah Guests: Taaka Awori - Busara Africa and Lucy Quist - The Bold New Normal Sound Editor: David McKeever Distributor: Loretta Rucker AAPRC
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#reImaginingAFRICA: PHILANTHROPY. Discussion series throughout May featuring visionary leadership from African women in Ghana in honour of Africa Day on May 25th. Think Africa? Think Charity? No. Think Creative Economics. Think Game Changer & Narrative Shifter. Think Anatu Ben-Lawal Host: Esther Armah, The Spin & Director EAA Media Productions Guest: Anatu Ben-Lawal, CEO Social Innovation Africa
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#reImaginingAFRICA: discussion series throughout May on visionary leadership from African women in Ghana in honour of Africa Day on May 25th. When they ask: where are the visionary leaders of tech in Ghana? Tell them. Right Here. Host: Esther Armah Guests: Ethel Cofie and Akosua Annobil Sound Editor: David Mckeever Distributor: Loretta Rucker AAPRC
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The Spin presents LIVING LEGACY in honour of #AfricanWomanDay Host: Esther Armah Guest: Nana Amoako Anin - Bliss Yoga & Touch A Life Guest: Maame Adjei - Girl Going Places & An African City #AfricanWomanDay: named in 1962 after the first Pan African Woman's Congress in Dar Es Salaam.
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The Spin presents LIVING LEGACY in honour of #AfricanWomanDay Host: Esther Armah Guest: Kathleen Addy - Natnl Commission for Civic Education #AfricanWomanDay: named in 1962 after the first Pan African Woman's Congress in Dar Es Salaam. The Spin brings you 'Living Legacy' discussions featuring Daughters of the Black Star Nation, Ghana
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The Spin presents LIVING LEGACY in honour of #AfricanWomanDay Host: Esther Armah Guest: Nana Akosua Hanson - Drama Queens & Let's Talk Consent #AfricanWomanDay: named in 1962 after the first Pan African Woman's Congress in Dar Es Salaam. The Spin brings you 'Living Legacy' discussions featuring Daughters of the Black Star Nation, Ghana: #reimagining success
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THE SPIN: Fashion Forum Africa Special PART II STYLE APPROPRIATION - Africans & African Americans -remixing culture&style AFRICA FASHION WEEK GOES GLOBAL - culture struts down global catwalks Host: Esther Armah Contributor: Nana Ekua Brew Hammond and Dr. Tanisha Ford
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FASHION FORUM AFRICA special on THE SPIN: international podcast feat women of color. PODCAST & ON AIR: Accra, New York, London PLUS SIZE FASHION WEEK DEBUTS IN LAGOS - Couture Can be Curvy FASHION FORUM AFRICA - building an industry from Africa's fashion world Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Makeba Boateng & Steffany Allen
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Trials & Traumas: Injustice & Brutality in America on THE SPIN. PART 1: PHILANDO CASTILE & CHARLEENA LYLES - Police Brutality PART 2: BILL COSBY - on mistrials, missteps and rape culture Host: Esther Armah Guests: Dr. Britney Cooper and Monica Dennis #smartISsexy
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THE SPIN: all WoC podcast #smartISsexy Global Black Women Talk Tech: From Accra to New York CELEBRATION: Black Women in Tech in Africa & America on the RISE! CHALLENGE: The White Boys Club, Sexism, Culture, Racism Host: Esther Armah Guests: Ethel Cofie in Accra and Samara Lynn in New York
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THE SPIN: my weekly all WoC podcast BLACK WOMEN IN POLITICS: US & UK Maxine Waters & Diane Abbott NEW LEADERSHIP TREND: Black Women says Forbes. Contenporary trend or unacknowledged historical truth? Host: Esther Armah Guests: Dr. Treva B. Lindsey and Evadney Campbell
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#theCONSENTconvo: TEEN BLACK GIRLS SPEAK on THE SPIN In partnership with Black Girls Unscripted talk SEX & CONSENT PERSONAL JOURNEYS: Desire, Confusion, Regret, Power, Complexity SOCIETAL INFLUENCE: Twitter, TV, Music, Host: Esther Armah Makiah, 19; College Student and Victorine 17; High School Graduate
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#reImaginingRESISTANCE: Black Women Film Makers SHOT CALLER STORY TELLER - my vision, my lens, my stories MONEY MATTERS - commerce vs creativity, integrity, audience, art Host: Esther Armah Guests: Stacey Muhammad and Juliet Asante THE SPIN WoC podcast: #smartISsexy
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THE SPIN conts: #reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of No. 45 From the Streets 2 the Screen: BLACK, WOMAN/GIRL & MISSING JOHN RIDLEY & GUERILLA - No Black Women leads in TV series BLACK, GIRL & MISSING - why is media & society slow 2 respond? Host: Esther Armah Guests: Dr Christina Greer & Kirsten West Savali
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March 30, 2017 59 min
GHANA WOMEN POWER on THE SPIN: my weekly WOC podcast March=Ghana's 60th Anniversary of Independence PERSONAL JOURNEYS: what has power for women in Ghana meant? THEN & NOW: from individual journeys to institutional structures Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Dr Ama Boohene Andah and Nana Akosua Hanson
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The Spin: all WoC weekly podcast TRANSGENDER WOMEN: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Germaine Greer Public Feminist Icons, Public Fallout, Lessons & Learning SISTERHOOD & SOLIDARITY: tough truths & reimagining SISTERHOOD Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Elle Hearns & Dr Treva B Lindsey
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#reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of No. 45 on THE SPIN podcast MEDIA & RESISTANCE - what happens 2 the 4th estate in this era of Alternative Facts? THE STATUS OF WOMEN - women, labor & economic justice @ the UN Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Dream Hampton & Dr Brittney Cooper
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#reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of No. 45 on THE SPIN ALTARS of RESISTANCE prayer & protest from the Church to the Mosque REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS & RESISTANCE: the state & fate of sexual health w/ 45 Host: Esther Armah Guests: Sofia Quintero and Glynda Carr THE SPIN: my weekly all WoC podcast where smart is global & sexy
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