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Friends Like Us

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

Jul 18, 2018

Gina Yashere  stand-up comedian, actress, and voice artist from London. She has appeared on Live At the Apollo, Last Comic Standing (where she made the final ten!), The Tonight Show, Crashing, The Standups on Netflix is the British correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, has voiced numerous characters such as Keisha from Bromwell High and Gravelle in Early Man. She has three stand-up specials out including Skinny B*tch on Showtime and most recently was in The Standups on Netflix She has even been in a West-End production of The Vagina Monologues.

Anna Gilchrist  American author who grew up outside Washington D.C., where she wrote her first book at the tender age of ten. A couple of decades later, she received her MFA in Childhood Studies at Swansea University where she learned  about global advocacy for children's rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).  It was during her studies that she decided to get involved and raise awareness by writing, and illustrating a book about a brave girl who fights for the right for all children to play. The Extraordinary Day of Daffodil Grey is available on Amazon. Anna currently lives in New York and currently is a member of the Resistance Revival chorus and is also available for book tours and events.

Ayanna Dookie  stand-up comedian, writer, and storyteller based in Brooklyn, New York. The daughter of immigrants, Ayanna's humor is reflective of growing up brown, woman, and first generation American. She is the 2014 winner of the She-Devil Comedy Festival, a 2016 writer for NBC's Scene Showcase, and a recipient of UCB's diversity scholarship. Ayanna has been featured on truTV's Laff Tracks, 2 Dope Queens on WNYC, FoxÃLaughs, and AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live. Her writing can be seen on BET's 50 Central. She is coming out with a new podcast called “Who Does the BabyHair".

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.