Episode 87: The Dope Black Chick

Black girl magic is more than just a hashtag; it’s also a celebration of the resilience, power, and overall dopeness of black women, who play a vital role in strengthening the black community and nation as a whole. For today’s episode, we discuss what it means to uplift the women who hold it down for the community and country. We are joined by Kimberly ‘Isis’ Thomas, author of “I Hear That Girl: Life Advice For Every Sister” and host of The Dope Black Chick podcast. During our conversation, we discuss the I Hear that Girl platform (33:12), key takeaways from her book (36:10), the relationship between black women’s empowerment and community empowerment (38:18), and how black women can empower themselves (39:17). We also have a discussion about issues that black women face in the 21st century and how to support the next generation of dope women (42:22), the role of black men in black women’s empowerment (46:47), the need for black men to create empowering spaces for themselves (54:42), and the importance of “Black days” for mental health (1:04:20).

Other Topics Include:

00:30 - Catch Up with Ty and Daphne

08:00 - BhD “Oh Lawd” News

28:45 - Introduction of the Topic

31:10 - Learn more about Kimberly “Isis” Thomas

1:01:10 - The Dope Black Chick Podcast

1:11:17 - Ty and Daphne Reflect on the Interview


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