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Friends Like Us

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

Feb 27, 2019

Calise Hawkins has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Gotham Live, Stand Up in Stilettos, Nickmom Nite Out.  She has written for MTV series Totally Clueless and Girl Code, Comedy Central’s @midnight, Charlemagne’s Uncommon Sense, Hood Adjacent with James Davis, was a cast member of Oxygen’s Funny Girls, and worked as a consultant on Aisha Tyler’s “Unapologetic”.

Regine Mont-Louis was born to Haitian parents in Texas and attended an International IB high school before moving to London to study Communications and Sociology. While in London, she submerged herself into acting. She ultimately decided to come back to the US to continue acting. Since then, she’s been in shows on A & E, PBS, TV One, and Travel Channel.

Jesi Taylor is a parenting, lifestyle, and mental health blogger, sociocultural critic, and political philosopher based in NYC. Their community work centers on Black maternal health, Trauma-Informed Herbalism, and doula care. Their academic research lies at the intersection between critical race theory, feminist legal theory, and cultural anthropology. Focused on accessibility, advocacy, and activism, Jesi is most interested in working with brands and organizations whose mission statements align with social justice aims. Fun fact: Jesi started an independent publishing company called “hear iamb” that specializes in poetry chapbooks.

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