The Face of Feminism ft. Sasha Perez

  In honor of Women’s History Month i’m talking feminism from the perspective of a woman of color. Let’s face it, the face of feminism is White. Yes, as women we all face some form of inequality and oppression. Yet the things a straight white wealthy woman faces aren’t the same as an LGBT, lower income…

Black Excellence

It’s Black History Month and as February comes to a close I wanted to take this episode to acknowledge amazing Black people. From business entrepreneurs, to chefs to dope music artists Black people are breaking barriers. When we think of Black History Month we think of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman. While…

‘4 Your Eyez Only’: Reviewing J. Coles album w/ Nico Blitz

Back in October I had a seat at The Lunch Table with my Golden Eagle Radio brothers DJ Chicho and Ricky Rodas. Listen to it here if you missed it. I recently got invited back to the table with The Lunch Table creator and host Nico Blitz In this delicious edition of the show, Nico took a deeper look into the…

Protests, Disruptions and Walkouts–Oh My! Ft. Rosemary Giron

After Trump won the presidency hundreds of thousands of people protested around the U.S. and Los Angeles was no exception. I went to a protest in Downtown Los Angeles the night after election results. It was amazing to see people from so many walks of life come together for one common cause. We want better….

Give Thanks: Stand with Standing Rock

As the U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving, let us remember what this day means for Native Americans. While many of us sit at our tables with our families let’s remember those at Standing Rock in North Dakota fighting to protect our water and their sacred land. History repeats itself and the fact that something as dangerous and…

Chill Vibes Pt. II

  With all of the madness of election results, tensions are through the roof. I’m sure everywhere you go (especially on social media) there is nonstop finger-pointing, and arguing. I don’t want this to be a space for that. I want to give you all a break from the madness. I think self-care and healing…

Body Shaming

  In this episode I’m discussing body shaming. Body shaming comes in various forms. We have women like Patricia Brown or “teacher bae”, who was shamed for not being able to hide her curves while teaching elementary kids. And then we have women like Simone Mariposa, a model who started the body positive campaign #WeWearWhatWeWant to…

Black Housing Controversy at Cal State LA ft. Sesley Lewis

Themed housing is geared at giving students who live on campus a sense of community. Universities across the country offer themed housing based on cultural bonds and scholar level. California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is no different, offering themed housing for first year students, honors students, and gender neutral inclusive housing (GNIH)…

Sitting at The Lunch Table with Ricky Rodas and DJ Chicho

I had the honor of having a seat at The Lunch Table. A radio show from Golden Eagle Radio  that talks all things Hip Hop. I sat down with the hosts Ricky Rodas and DJ Chicho and we discussed my love for old school hip hop, my Kehlani obsession and I joined them for the Recess…

Taking a Knee: Kaepernick and Patriotism

By now you have all heard about the controversy surrounding San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and his decision to take a knee during the national anthem.  When asked why he didn’t stand and salute during the national anthem Kaepernick said the following: “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for…

Ah, Summer ’16

  Today is the first day of Summer! So what better way for me to ring it in, than with my summer ’16 playlist. Perfect for poolside bbq’s and summer nights! Enjoy!   *note this show was recorded 3 weeks ago, ignore the mentioning of finals week lol