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FriendsLikeUs


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

Sep 29, 2021

Aminah Imani is a stand-up comedian, host, and actor who lives in New York city, known for her featured appearance on Hulu’s late night television show, Up Early Tonight and Viceland Television. Her web content contributions include commentary on Buzzfeed and Scary Mommy. She has performed at the world’s famous Apollo Theatre, the 208 Comedy festival, the DC Comedy Festival, and the Stand Up comedy special, Ain't YA Mama Heat Wave featured in the Environmental Film Festival. Aminah is the host and producer of the Wine Before Nine podcast and is one host of Comedy at the Knitting Factory, a weekly comedy show in Brooklyn, New York.

Janice Pugh is a Boxing Fitness trainer, online virtual coach, and Certified Health and wellness coach inspiring women through workouts and internal self-care to live in their strongest and healthiest bodies now.

Vanessa Fraction Born in St. Louis and raised in Chicago, this mother of two has over a decade of experience captivating fans around the world with her one of a kind storytelling talent. Whether you see her on stage, television or hear her on the radio, Vanessa is on a mission to empower her audience to overcome their struggles while laughing at hers. These can be hilarious tales of being a single mother paying child support or revealing anecdotes on the battle of being a strong, successful black woman. Her television credits include appearances on Comedy Knock Out and Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks (TruTV), Tales (BET), and a  recurring role on BounceTV’s Mann and Wife. Vanessa’s hilarious and bold stand-up comedy has been showcased on many shows such as HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, 1st Amendment Standup (STARZ) and Mike Epps Live at Club Nokia. As a writer she has worked on The Arsenio Hall Show (CBS), 106 & Park and The Mo’Nique Show (BET). Her film roles include Barber Shop 2: Back in Business and Kim Field’s Holiday Love: The Rebirth. Her quick wit and sharp humor is featured when she guests hosts on entertainment shows like DishNation (FOX) When you "do the math" Vanessa Fraction equals One Very Funny Lady! More info at www.vanessafraction.com 

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