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Friends Like Us

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

Sep 26, 2018

Sarah Cooper is a writer, comedian, speaker, and author of the bestselling book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings. She built her comedy career in between working as a user experience designer for companies like Yahoo! and Google. She is the creator of satirical blog, which has been viewed by millions around the world and featured in The Washington Post, Forbes, Fast Company and countless others. She was named as one of the 20 Hottest Bay Area Innovators by 7×7 Magazine. Sarah’s third book, How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings, comes out October 30th.

Dr. Christina Greer is a writer and Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University Lincoln Center, where she specializes in American and black ethnic politics, and urban politics, quantitative methods, and public opinion. She is the 2018 McSilver Institute Fellow at NYU. She is a contributing writer at TIME, and the author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream. Dr. Greer is the featured educator in four Ted-Ed lessons, one of which, “Does Your Vote Count? The Electoral College Explained,” has over two million views. She is the host of The Aftermath on, and makes occasional appearances on MSNBC. Dr. Greer will be appearing at a panel discussion and poetry reading of “The New Colossus” at the Center for Jewish History on 9/26 at 7pm. 

Pat Brown has been seen on CBS’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Fuse’s Uproarious, Axis’s Gotham Live, NBC’s Comic’s Unleashed and BET ‘s ComicView, TVOne’s made for TV movie-WHITE WATER, the independent film SOMEBODIES, and the web series UNREQUITED. Pat has won both the Las Vegas Comedy Festival and The She Devil Competition. She has been featured in Time Out Magazine, After-Ellen, Splitsider and Punchline Magazine. Her critically acclaimed album “The Pat Brown Sex-Tape” has been called “provocative and conceptual” by Laugh and is streaming on all platforms.

Always hosted by Marina Franklin- Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, and HBO's Crashing