Dem Black Mamas Podcast

Dem Black Mamas Podcast

Dem Black Mamas answers all the questions yo mama won't! From sex & dream chasing to adulting & raising free Black children in an unfree world, Crystal Tennille Irby, NeKisha Killings, & Thea Monyee, three #BlackMamaCreatives give you all the #BlackMamaMagic your heart can hold.... Show More

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January 18, 2021

#DearMama  We have a right to explore all the ways to tap into our freedom.  Motherhood should be an opportunity, an experience, a journey of expansion.  Liberation is about breaking down any barrier that binds you, even borders.  We must always be willing to do whatever AND GO wherever we can to be free this lifetime. 

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    #DearMama, in the year ahead, we are calling in love, joy and feelings of belonging.

    We wish for you tranquility, security and the unshakable knowing that you are enough.

    Just as you are.

    Your life is not for the purpose of comparing to others. Your life is your own and you are your own best thing.

    Join Intentional Living Coach, Community Organizer & Mentor, and Kids Cultivator Home School Founder & Co-Leader, Leslie Bray f...

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    #DearMama, don't think it peculiar or strange to have #liberation heavy on your mind in this season.

    We're leaving an old year behind and naturally, it's got us yearning to be untethered. It's got us wanting to feel new. We feel strong, full of possibility and brimming with hope, daring to believe that going forward we can do what we were never able to in the past -- get all the way free.

    Join Muffy Mendoza in our n...

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    #DearMama

    You have a right to rest.

    You do not have to earn it. You ought not have to fight for it. You are worthy of this and so much more.

    Join Jasmin Forts for #MeditationWithMamas experience that we need right now! We know you're busy being everything to everyone but take a moment to listen to this.

    Jasmin is the self-proclaimed AntiHustle Professional and Founder of A Rested Working Woman & A Sisters Siesta, a career...

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    #DearMama, sometimes you just need to gift yourself with a deep whoo-sah!⁣

    Put yourself on time out, go to an empty room or a quiet corner, and just allow your chest to expand with breath. ⁣

    Feel gratitude. Feel frustration. Feel whatever it is that you need to feel for that moment, without self-judgment.⁣

    Allow yourself to simply be.⁣

    Exist fully and unapologetically in your Blackness. Suspend yourself in love. Love for se...

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    #Dear Mama Exhale. Amen. Ashe White folk gon white folk & patriarchy is a helluva drug.  We all we got and thank God we got each other.  No one is coming to save us because we have the creativity and brilliance to save ourselves.  So let's approach this election as an opportunity to be imaginative.  

    As we head to the polls and anticipate the outcome of this year's presidential election, the Mamas have a plan to prepare...

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    #DearMama, Your gifts will make a way for you. Speak into existence all you desire for yourself, your community, your children, your friends, and your family. Declare for yourself how you will be fulfilled by your work. Show up in the fullness of your authentic self and allow your talents to bless the world.  

    In this episode #BlackMamaMagic + #AggiePride = Janiya Mitnaul Williams (@mrswilliamswiththesons), mother of fo...

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    #DearMama we need to make time for joy and create space to celebrate ourselves and each other. Let's throw our heads back and laugh from our bellies. Let's be free amongst each other. Let's affirm our sisterhood. Let's shine.

    In Episode 34: Black Mama Love, we celebrate our favorite Black mamas of television, film, and literature as well as discuss our favorite creatives, moments with or own mamas, and our childre...

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    #DearMama we were lied to when we were told that children were to be seen and not heard. Many of us were harmed because of that popular notion.

    Changing oppressive ideologies and false narratives begin with us, in our homes and communities, and often in our own bodies, hearts, and minds.

    Now is the time to allow your inner child to speak. Listen intently to her. Speak to her, praise, and affirm her.

    Give Black girls the care they d...

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    #DearMama, though you may often feel out of place know that you are exactly where you belong. No matter what borders you cross or which ones crossed you. Whether the moves you made were by choice, under duress, or by force. You may look for a place outside of yourself to call home but home is within you. You have a right to be here. The land beneath you and the sky above you is yours to claim.  

    Fresh out of Black Mama Creative Wee...

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    #Dearmama it's time to tune in to your creativity with intention. It's time to liberate yourself from the false and often unattainable ideas of how your creativity is SUPPOSED to look. It's time for you to #decolonize by divesting from #grindculture, ableist productivity ideology, formulas, and comparison. It's time for you to rediscover the joy in your art.

    It's time for #blackmamacreativeweek and a #newepisode...

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    #DearMama

    When civilizations fall, art remains to tell the story.  The story we want to remain for this moment in time is our love for you.  #Juneteenth reminds us that our culture is a magnificent love story.

    Thank you to Shaira Lanice & Anya Doula for lending your voices. 

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    #DearMama This is our offering to you.  Speak life into yourself.  Love on yourself.  Be kind, gentle and compassion with yourself.  Remember your humanity.  We have more than our blood and blood of our children to offer. 

    As the founder of Black Mom's Guide to Calm, Jamie Fleming works with mamas (and women) who are tired of being burned out, stressed out, and worn out and are ready to do something about it. She teaches them ...

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    #DearMama: Surrender.  Surrender is trusting. Surrender is knowing where you stop and a higher power begins.  Surrender is opening your arms to allow what you need to find you, hold you and nurture you.  This meditation is lead by our very own Thea Monyee and a concrete tool for rest and replenishment. 

    Thea is the one of the cohost of #DemBlackMamas & mother of three.  She has recently launched her own podcast Shaping the Shif...

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    #DearBlackPeople Birthing in a supportive chosen environment should not be othered or a privilege.  It should valued as the norm.  Whether we give birth or not we should all be connected to the experience.  We should all be fighting for Black birth persons to be empowered to articulate and unapologetically create the birth experience we want long before a positive pregnancy test.  Black maternal health does not begin with pregnant ...

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    #DearMama You are worthy of a reset.  A second chance. A shift.  This month's meditation is lead by Anya Willoughby and a concrete tool to transform a moment & realign your energy. 

    Anya works as a birth doula in the Greater Houston area and host of Intercultured Podcast. She worked as a nurse for over 15 years in women's health services. Anya became a Licensed Vocational Nurse while serving in the U.S. Army. Most of h...

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    #DearMama especially my creatives mamas, create your thing, that book, that script, film, podcast, whatever, use social media, don't let social media use you, shoot your shot & then check your DMs because that's how we got the guest for this episode!  In this episode we speak with writer, director DeMane Davis.  DeMane is a proud product of the #AvaEffect & her receipts are long and strong.  She is the producing dir...

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    It's #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackHealingMonth and we are so excited to kick of #MeditationsByMamas lead by Black mamas who want to help us maintain in alignment with healing, creativity and liberation to manifest joy and abundance.  Our first mediation is a Full Moon/Shedding Meditation lead by Stepha LaFond. 

    Stepha is a motherhood transition coach who is dedicated to helping moms navigate the delicate space between who they were...

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    Dear Mama: We carry history in our wombs and we can create history in our wombs. These are words of our guest Sista Midwife Nicole Deggins.  The stats on Black maternal health are not our legacy and don’t have to be our destiny. This isn’t a long intro because this episode is packed and we want you to jump right into it. We go from why it’s important to live the #HelloFreshFluffandFoldLife to expanding the work of Black Maternal He...

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    September 4, 2019 76 min

    Dear Mama,

    Take a trip with me back to when you read your first book by Terry McMillian, E. Lynn Harris or Eric Jerome Dickey and their names & their characters names rolled off our tongues like family members.  These authors wrote Blackness without explanation or apology. In these books we were allowed to love, fail, explore, and soar without the weight of being flattened by whiteness. Above all else those books were page turn...

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