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Friends Like Us

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

Apr 24, 2019

Dr. Christina Greer is a writer and professor of political science at Fordham University Lincoln Center, and was the 2018 McSilver Institute Fellow at NYU. She is the author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream, and has been published in several print outlets and academic journals. She is the featured educator in six Ted-Ed lessons, one of which, “Does Your Vote Count? The Electoral College Explained,” has over two million views, as well as videos on Ida B Wells Barnett, James Baldwin, and Bayard Rustin. She is the host of The Aftermath and The Counter on, and makes appearances on MSNBC and NPR's WNYC. Fun fact: Her close friends range in age from 26 to 96.

Irene Bremis features & headlines, nationwide. Her intrepidity leaves no stone unturned. Her unrestrained humor is a compilation of her Greek upbringing, satirizing topical, social & political issues, rants & intimate details about her personal life.  She cohosts on Sirius w/ John Fugelsang, is a writer for Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack and hosts her own show “The Scuttlebutt,” which features emerging actors, comics & politicians.

Jerod Haynes is an award-winning actor from Chicago who can be seen starring in “Blueprint,” which Haynes co-produced and co-wrote, directed by Daryl Wein. He is currently starring in the new NBC hit show The Village, which airs every Tuesday night at 9/8c. Haynes is best known for the role of Tommy in the Sundance hit “Southside With You.” Haynes has appeared in such independent films as “Consumed” and “Animals,” as well as such shows as “Empire,” “Sense 8” and “Crisis.” Haynes was honored in 2015 with the Jeff Award for his performance in a principal role in the Chicago play “Native Son,” in which he reprised his role at Yale Rep in fall 2017. He recently starred in Netflix and Blumhouse Production’s “Benji.” He can be seen in Richard Wright’s “Native Son,” directed by Rashid Johnson, in 2019.

Terri Lynn Martin spent 20+ years as a TV News/Entertainment Producer and Executive Producer before becoming a strength trainer and lifestyle/talent coach. She infused her hard-core show business career experience and discipline into her clients, many of who are  television, film and stage talent. Teri Lynn is now her own boss, as an independent business owner and health fitness expert at Teri Lynn Life LLC. Fun Fact: Terri trains many of New York's on-air news and entertainment talent,  comedians.

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