The Secret Lives of Black Women

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 Aug 15, 2019


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Join close friends Charla Lauriston and Lauren Domino on their hunt for the ‘secrets’ that have helped black women flourish through the bullsh*t. They connect with guests over shared experiences by wading through everything from sex and self-care to rage and anxiety. Each conversation centers on creating a space for joy with some newfound besties while asking: how do the black women we admire stay incredibly phenomenal?


Episode Date
5. Overcoming the Fear with Cleo King
00:33:11

When there’s an obstacle between you and your dreams, what steps do you take to conquer it? A life changing quote covers Charla’s desktop background while Lauren readjusts where fear lives in her mind. Living your best life despite the fear is something our guest, Cleo King, has been doing for her whole career. Having credits in some of the best TV shows and movies out there (Pineapple Express, Magnolia, The Hangover) Cleo has been around the business long enough to know that overcoming fear is one of the keys too true self discovery.


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For a full list of all the shows and movies Cleo King has been in, see her IMDB page here: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0454598/ 



This episode is sponsored by HarperCollins - I’m Telling the Truth, But I’m Lying.

Aug 22, 2019
4. Finding the Joy with Demetria L. Lucas
00:37:38

Relationships, whether you’re in one or not, are a tough thing to navigate. Charla and Lauren have the bad date stories to prove it. Cultural critic and writer Demetria L. Lucas, who has spent plenty of time talking about love, sex and dating, joins in discussing how to mine relationships particularly as a black woman. This deeply personal conversation with Demetria centers on the social pressure to be in a relationship and what happens when things don’t turn out like you thought they would. 


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Find Demetria on Twitter and Instagram @demetriallucas



This episode is sponsored by Money Ha Ha podcast and HBO - A Black Lady Sketch Show.

Aug 15, 2019
3. Ambitious but Lazy with Tarriona ‘Tank’ Ball
00:35:02

After a long day of work, Charla and Lauren love to chill. Sleep keeps Charla balanced, Lauren loves a good bathtub session and our guest Tarriona ‘Tank’ Ball is all about some ice cream. But when does that tub time, sleep and ice cream turn from self care to self indulgence? Tank talks through how she balances the two while also sharing the confirmations that ground her band ‘Tank and The Bangas’ on the road to success. 


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Find Tank on Instagram @thinktank20



This episode is sponsored by Money Ha Ha podcast and HBO - A Black Lady Sketch Show.

Aug 08, 2019
2. Black Beauty Standards with Xosha Roquemore
00:29:49

What happens when the standard of black beauty isn’t quite black? Charla and Lauren discuss how social media has affected their journey to self love. Xosha Roquemore (Precious, The Mindy Project) highlights her personal experiences online in this hilarious and thoughtful conversation centered on what it means to be beautiful in a culture that can sometimes ignore true #blackgirlmagic. 


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Find Xosha Roquemore on Twitter @XoshaRockstar and on Instagram @xoshroq



This episode is sponsored by HBO - A Black Lady Sketch Show.

Aug 01, 2019
1. Being A Black Face In A White Space with Bari A. Williams
00:45:54

When Charla and Lauren first met, they were two of three black women in their department. They share stories of being in a white workspace with lawyer, tech executive and advisor Bari A. Williams. Bari, who has built a career around advocating for diversity in Silicon Valley, dishes advice on how to overcome barriers that black women deal with on a constant basis when trying to simply do their job. 


You can find more about The SLBW at https://www.instagram.com/theslbw/ 


Follow SLBW on Twitter and Instagram @theslbw

Find Bari A. Williams on Twitter @BariAWilliams 


This episode is sponsored by Lola (www.mylola.com code: SECRETLIVES), Green Chef (www.greenchef.us/secretlives75), and Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: SECRETLIVES).

Jul 25, 2019
Introducing The Secret Lives of Black Women!
00:02:13

Each week, Charla Lauriston and Lauren Domino center the stories of love, sex, work, fame and more by asking, how do the black women we admire most make it through? Subscribe now and follow the show @theslbw on Twitter and Instagram for more information!

Jul 09, 2019