Shades of Strong | Shifting the Strong Black Woman Narrative

Shades of Strong | Shifting the Strong Black Woman Narrative

Latest Episodes

Black Men and Strong Black Women | The Great Divide
July 22, 2019

Rob brought the MEAT to the cookout in this episode. I'm telling you, he gets ALL THE WAY NAKED about strong black women and the black men who love them. He delves deep into why there’s such a huge disconnect in male and female relationships and how we...

Stop Being Racist About My Black Hair | Bonus Epi001
July 18, 2019

  -   -   Stop Being Racist About My Black Hair It's a sad day when a law has to be put in place for black people to wear the hair that actually grows out of their scalp and style it the way they want. -   -

Rape Culture Within The Culture | S2Epi008
July 15, 2019

  -   -   Rape Culture Within The Culture | The Silent Cries of Strong Black Girls   - Disclaimer:  This episode is about sexual violence and may be a trigger for some.  Please proceed with caution. -

What They Call Us When They See Us | S2Epi007
July 01, 2019

  -   -   Can we PLEASE stop apologizing for our blackness?   - It's no secret that black women have been called every label under the sun -- bitter, angry, too emotional, not emotional enough... - ...and the list goes on. - Well,

Habits that Keep Black Women Stuck | S2Epi006
June 10, 2019

  - Photo Credit: Clarke Sanders on Unsplash -   Feeling stuck is scary and uncomfortable...   - It often comes when we're fighting against what we feel we've been born to do or when we're fighting desperately to play a role that has been forced u...

Trapped in a Bad Relationship: Why We Can’t Just Leave | S2Epi005
May 06, 2019

  - Photo Credit: Not sure. If you know, please tag them -   We Love Our Black Men -- Sometimes to Our Own Detriment When we're newly coupled up, everything looks like pink tulips and butterflies -- we spend our days daydreaming about him and the r...

Strong Black Women Need Support Too | S2Epi004
April 29, 2019

  - Photo Credit: Not sure. If you know, please tag them -   To be Strong, Black and Woman Struggling with Mental Health Issues... - We can't pray it away, we can't sleep it away, we can't choose it away. We need support too.   Tarij P Henson,

Black Girls! Protect Your Magic! | S2Epi003
April 22, 2019

  - Photo Cred: Alvin Balemesa on Unsplash -   Black Girl Magic – - the phrase coined to celebrate the beauty, power and resilience that is the Black Woman - As much as I love the Black Girl Magic that is me and every other Strong Black Woman who ...

Behind the Mask of the Angry Black Woman | S2Epi002 Featuring Ife Madzimoyo
March 18, 2019

  - Photo Credit:  Ricaldo Donaldson from Pexels - "Black women ain't out here angry for nothing!" Ife Madzimoyo hit the nail on head with this one.  As a matter of fact (in my honest opinion), no truer words have ever been spoken. So,

How Enough Am I?
March 15, 2019

Here's a short poem written and recited by Natalyn Bradshaw reaffirming and validating you. Download it and click play whenever you need reassurance of how just magical you are.