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FriendsLikeUs

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

May 5, 2021

Nonye Brown-West is a Nigerian-American comedian and writer. She has been featured in the Boston Globe's Rise column as a Comic to Watch, NPR, PBS, ABC, Sway In The Morning, and the New York Comedy Festival. In 2019, Nonye made her acting debut in The Sympathy Card. Look out for her two new web series, Fairytales with...


Apr 28, 2021

Author of the bestselling mythically-inspired YA fantasy A Song Below Water series, Bethany C. Morrow also writes for adult audiences, in genres ranging from speculative literary to historical fiction. In addition to penning novels like Mem and A Chorus Rises, she is a contributor to the young adult anthology Take...


Apr 21, 2021

Retha Jones has been tickling funny bones across America for nearly 20 years. She started her career as a model and actress, and discovered her talent for comedy after touring with Shelly Garrett’s hit stage play, Beauty Shop. From there, she hit the comedy club circuit and felt at home making audiences erupt in...


Apr 14, 2021

Toni L. Griffin is a Professor in Practice of Urban Planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and leads The Just City Lab, a research platform for developing values-based planning methodologies and tools, including the 2017 Just City Index and a framework of indicators and metrics for evaluating social justice...


Apr 7, 2021

“Lady” is an advocate for social change, vibrant businesswoman, internationally trained makeup artist, celebrity costumer/clothier, style icon, former model, and Mother of two. She is known to many as the empowering facilitator of her classic and signature Return of the Lady (ROTL) tea party seminars, established...