During our trip to Montgomery, Alabama earlier this year we got a special treat when we stopped by the roadside restaurant Martha’s Place. The owner, author and chef, Martha Hawkins, opened up to us about marching with Dr. King, her personal struggles and her ultimate triumph starting her own restaurant. We had a great interview...
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Venus X – the transforming power of authenticity
40:27Venus X is a Ecuadorian/Dominican DJ, Producer, Fashion Designer, Gardener and Activist by way of Washington Heights. In this inspired conversation with Aminata Sall, one of our WGRL/Nessa program interns, Venus X talks on the power of community building and staying true to self and to the people. An inspiring and uplifting listen for all!
DJ KK’s Hype at Home DJ Mix
32:54These times are extremely challenging and sometimes we just need to get away from it all. DJ KK to the rescue! Slip a pair of your favorite headphones on and tune in to this latest hip hop hits mix.
Topeka K. Sam on decriminalizing women and girls of color
21:45Topeka K. Sam, has been fighting for the dignity, decriminalization and decarceration of women and girls of color since her release from federal prison in 2015. In this episode, we were blessed to have this great lady share eye opening information on incarceration as it pertains to young women. Take a listen to learn more...
Love Letter to Bonsai Kakigori
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ASMR Queen Gibi!
10:03During these extremely stressful times we thought we’d post some comforting content from our WGRL archives. Tune into our Skype interview with the Queen of ASMR, the wonderful Gibi! She inspired us so much we incorporated ASMR as part of our classroom experience. Thanks Gibi for all you do to make this world sound and...
It’s in the cards! A convo with visual artist Courtney Alexander
22:36Our Artist-in-Residence, Courtney Alexander, focuses her work on representation in tarot cards. For the past few months, she has been working with us to create a tarot card deck and altar for The Girls Club’s Art on Paper display. Through this, she hopes girls will get a chance to honor and learn more about themselves. We sat down with Courtney...
Exclusive Avenue DJ Mix from DJ KK!
17:21Girls Club member DJ KK is a founding member of our Avenue DJ squad and has gigged at Lincoln Center, ENVSN Fest< Nike HQ and Museum of the City of New York among many other places. Our Avenue DJ’s are available to get your party started – check out this Afrobeat Exclusive Mix for WGRL!
Catching up with Kaash Paige
10:01We were so excited to have Kaash Paige stop by our WGRL studios recently. In addition to having a hit single out, Kaash did radio as a teen as well so she made us totally comfortable behind the mic with some pro journalism tips. Thanks Kaash for a great interview!
Martha’s Place – Civil Rights and home cooking In Alabama!
16:29During our trip to Montgomery, Alabama earlier this year we got a special treat when we stopped by the roadside restaurant Martha’s Place. The owner, author and chef, Martha Hawkins, opened up to us about marching with Dr. King, her personal struggles and her ultimate triumph starting her own restaurant. We had a great interview...