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Friends Like Us

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

Jul 28, 2021

Bechir Sylvain is a quadruple-threat Haitian American actor, writer, director, and producer from Boston and Miami who can be seen in the second season of Netflix series BLACK SUMMER. Additionally, Bechir currently plays ‘EJ’ on the TNT’s hit comedic drama series, CLAWS and ‘Willy’ on BET+’s hit series, BIGGER currently streaming S2, and is executive-produced by Will Packer. Bechir’s television credits also include guest starring on This Is Us (NBC) Chicago, PD (NBC), Better Call Saul (AMC), Black-ish (ABC) Grace and Frankie (Netflix), Fuller House (Netflix) and The Mick (FOX). He was supporting lead in the Hallmark drama The Ultimate Life and had a supporting role in the Aubrey Plaza-headlined horror comedy film, Life After Beth.

Jerod Haynes is an award-winning actor from Chicago. He has appeared in multiple TV shows such as NBCs “The Village”, “Empire”, “Sense 8”, “Crisis”, and currently on the History Channel in Robert Zemeckis’s show “Project Blue Book” and on NBC alongside Christina Hendricks in "Good Girls". Haynes has appeared in such independent films such as “Consumed” and “Animals,” as well as Sundance hit “Southside with You”. Haynes co-wrote and produced “Blueprint” which tackles the trauma a young man encounters once his best friend is murdered by police. Jerod 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 “Benji.” In 2019 he also appeared in HBOs production of Richard Wright’s “Native Son,” directed by Rashid Johnson. 

Subhah Agarwal has brought an honesty to her comedy that is refreshing, and at times a bit disturbing... but in a good way. Trust me. Subhah has written for "The Jim Jefferies Show"on Comedy Central, and "Comedy Knockout" on TruTv, amongst others. You can also catch her jokes live at stand up comedy clubs across the country. If you don't want to leave your couch, you can see her late night debut on NBC's "A Little Late With Lilly Singh." She will also be appearing on season three of HBO's "Westworld", as Ichtaca on TruTv's sketch comedy "Friends of the People", and as herself on MTV2, Comedy Central, and Gotham Comedy Live.

Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf