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Friends Like Us

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

May 30, 2018

Agunda Okeyo is an activist, writer, producer, and filmmaker. She’s the producer of Sisters of Comedy, at Carolines on Broadway, which just celebrated its fourth anniversary. In March, she guest hosted a segment on The Laura Flanders Show. Okeyo has been featured as a rising producer and activist in Time Out New York, The New Yorker, Essence, and The Root. Check out her article on Cambridge Analytica’s influence in Africa in the Progressive.

Keira Wesley-Busher is an award-winning publisher and producer. She was associate producer for “The Montel Williams Show”, hosted a local talk show for a CBS affiliate, and has worked on a variety of projects as a freelance writer. She spent five years as executive director for a local development corporation in Harlem and was most recently in charge of operations MIST, a $21 million dollar converged entertainment center.

Calise Hawkins - She has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Gotham Live, 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, and was a funny girl in Oxygen’s Funny Girls.

Always hosted by Marina Franklin- Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.