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Friends Like Us

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

Feb 20, 2019

Kymme Williams with her husband Raymond Davis are proud owners of Bushwick Grind, a cafe in Brooklyn serving specialty coffee and teas as well as delicious breakfast, lunch and brunch. Health and wellness are extremely important to Kymme who ensures Team Bushwick Grind offers high quality ingredients and healthier food options in an area that is overly saturated with fast food restaurants. Kymme was selected for the Tory Burch \ Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Grant in which she’ll be graduating in March this year. In addition to owning and operating the café, Kymme has a full-time job in the IT department at Weight Watchers for over 20 years now. Next Tues, Feb. 26th, Bushwick Grind is hosting Black History monthly for Weight Watchers 800 employee's and on March 9th, Bushwick Grind is having their 3 year anniversary gala at BKYLN Commons, who  along with Trendy Tripping are sponsoring the event space. Tickets are on sale on EventBright -

Zainab Johnson is a stand-up comedian and actress who can most recently be seen in her appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers and Epix's Unprotected Sets, a breakout performance on HBO’s All Def Comedy and has made appearances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Arsenio, BET’s Comic View, and AXSTV’s Gotham Comedy Live! She starred in a web series titled Avant-Guardians, recently wrapped on hosting a new Netflix series and will be shooting her first series as a series regular on the new Greg Daniel's half hour scripted comedy for Amazon Prime.

Monroe Martin is a rising comedy star who mines his laughs from his life experiences of growing up in foster care and bouncing around from one dysfunctional family to another. With a very honest, open approach to storytelling and his engaging personality, Martin effortlessly turns his childhood of hard knock experiences into comedy gold. Monroe is an actor and writer, known for Charlamagne & Friends (2013), Master of None (2015) and Guy Code (2011).Fun fact: You can listen to Monroe’s podcast No Need For Apologies on SoundCloud!

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