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Unerased | Black Women Speak

May 11, 2022

The Blues have been memorialized in books, films, and music. But feeling the blues, or depression, has been a taboo topic for centuries. Even as the stigma is lifted in some corners, millions of people worldwide fail to identify the symptoms, suffer in silence, or are unable to find a good, sustainable solution to the...


Apr 27, 2022

Birthed between Bourbon and beignets, jazz is, as Nina Simone once said, Black classical music. An art formed from sporadic instrumentation, bodies moving freely, and soul. It is the mother of pop, Hip Hop, funk, R&B, and more. As we bid farewell to National Jazz Month we celebrate it with the voices of the women who...


Apr 13, 2022

Valerie Boyd entered life’s stage as an old soul with Zen-like calm and pointed yet quiet grace. Her commitment to raise the voices of Black women pierced through the silence of history, demanding that the world listen closer to us all. She was a researcher, writer, documentarian and the definitive biographical voice...


Mar 23, 2022

Many issues that may shape the political and cultural future of the country are on ballots in the 2022 midterm elections in November. This episode of Unerased is dedicated to exploring the issues that will affect Black women. We will also examine the historical significance of the Black female vote and why it is...


Mar 9, 2022

On the heels of Black History Month, this episode recounts both the heroic and tragic circumstances of enslavement: not merely regarding self-determined liberation prior to 1865, but also incidents of debt enslavement that persisted in America’s Deep South well into the 1970s. If none of us are free until all of us...