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FriendsLikeUs

A Podcast featuring women of color with different views on hot topics. 

Jan 19, 2022

Jenny Saldana, Onika McClean and Shauna Lane visit Friends and discuss Breast Cancer Prevention, celebrating survival, and more with host Marina Franklin.

Onika McLean, born in North Carolina, and raised in East New York Brooklyn, is a single mother of two, legal professional, and a sharp comedian whose no-nonsense...


Jan 12, 2022

Rob Kirkland visits friends and discuss his roles on ’Yellowstone’ and ’Mayor of Kingstown’ with Zainab Johnson, Nonye-Brown West and host Marina Franklin.

Robert Kirkland is an actor, author, and award winning film-maker. He is best known for his roles on Criminal Minds as Doug Fuller and the current season of...


Jan 5, 2022

Joyelle Johnson and Leighann Lord visit Friends and discuss Joyelle's Critic's Choice Award and Leighann's appearance on Showtime's "Even More Women Of A Certain Age" with host Marina Franklin

Joyelle Nicole Johnson is a Brooklyn-based stand-up comedian, writer, and actress. She made her network TV debut on Late Night...


Dec 29, 2021

Tamara Payne visits Friends Like Us, in a one-on-one with host Marina Franklin, discussing her Pulitzer Prize biography on Malcom X Co-Authored with her father Les Payne.

Tamara Payne is the co-author of The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X written with her father, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Les Payne....


Dec 22, 2021

Marina talks with Rafia Zakaria about her book : Against White Feminism.

Rafia Zakariais an author, attorney, and human rights activist who has just released her newest book, Against White Feminism. Zakaria was born and raised in Karachi before moving to the United States. She formerly served as a board member for...