Better to Speak: The Podcast

By Kési Felton

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Episodes: 30


Better to Speak: The Podcast explores sociopolitical issues affecting Black people in America through the lens of young Black storytellers and changemakers.

About Better to Speak

Better to Speak is a Black youth-led community media platform working to – in the words of Audre Lorde's 1984 essay featured in "Sister Outsider" – transform silence into language and action.

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Episode Date
Founder's Letter – The Annual Report 2022
Dec 30, 2022
[REPLAY] Amina’s Story – Bridging the Gap for Women and Girls with ADHD
Oct 11, 2022
[REPLAY] Kési's Story – The State of the Young Black Advocate
Oct 11, 2022
Clarke + Naomi’s Story – Disrupting and Diversifying the Media Industry
Jul 05, 2022
Melly and Kae's Story – Glamorizing the Cultural Worker
Jun 14, 2022
Jada’s Story – Transforming Silence Into Action for Black Mental Wellness
May 09, 2022
Amina’s Story – Bridging the Gap for Women and Girls with ADHD
Apr 25, 2022
Monet’s Story – Archiving Black Lives
Apr 08, 2022
Kési’s Story – The State of the Young Black Advocate
Feb 19, 2022
The Power of Storytelling: Building Political Power Through Communications
Oct 19, 2021
The Power of Community: Equity for Black Menstruators. Period.
Jul 27, 2021
The Power of Storytelling: Combating Disinformation in the Black Community w/ Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor, Founder of the National Black Cultural Information Trust
Jun 15, 2021
The Power of Storytelling: Black Media and Archiving Black History w/ Angela Ford, Founder and Executive Director of The Obsidian Collection
Jun 07, 2021
The Power of Community: Addressing COVID Slide w/ Adeola Whitney, CEO of Reading Partners
Mar 01, 2021
Dare to Be Powerful: Happy Birthday, Audre Lorde!
Feb 18, 2021
#EndSARS and Youth Leadership in the Global Movement for Black Lives
Nov 17, 2020
[REPLAY] Your Silence Will Not Protect You. Vote 2020.
Oct 27, 2020
FUBU: Netflix’s ‘Self Made’ and How to Tell Black Stories Better w/ A’Lelia Bundles, Author of ‘On Her Own Ground’
Oct 08, 2020
Antiracism: Doing the Work Beyond Black Squares w/ Christine Platt of American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center
Sep 30, 2020
Howard Students Redefine the Sustainability Movement w/ Rachel Clark of Waves of Change HBCU
Sep 25, 2020
Communities Over Cages w/ Marilynn Winn of Women On the Rise
Sep 17, 2020
Mental Wellness During the Dual Pandemic w/ Jardin Dogan of Black Folx Therapy
Sep 10, 2020
Education As a Site of Liberation w/ Evalaurene Jean-Charles of Black On Black Education
Sep 03, 2020
Abolition, Art, and Activism w/ ThoughtPoet of BYP100
Aug 27, 2020
Rest as Resistance w/ Tricia Hersey of The Nap Ministry
Aug 20, 2020
Good Trouble and Finding Your Voice in the Movement w/ Angela Saxton of Bet On Us
Aug 13, 2020
COVID-19 Part Two: Black People and The Myth of Going "Back to Normal" w/ Mercilla Ryan-Harris of BLK HLTH
May 13, 2020
COVID-19 Part One: Young People and Collective Care w/ Tassika Lloyd
Mar 24, 2020
Your Silence Will Not Protect You. Vote 2020.
Mar 06, 2020
Where Are the Black People? And Other Thoughts On the 2020 Election.
Jan 22, 2020