On this week's episode we debut our new segment, Six Degrees of Housing Segregation, and interview investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones.
This week, your babies give advice on how to be a good big brother/sister, we hash out the awesome and awful of the VMAs, and we talk to creator of The Wire and Show Me A Hero, David Simon!
On this week's episode we debut our new segment Our Lawyer Won't Let Us Call This Segment 'This African American Life,' and talk with comedian and Girls writer Yassir Lester.
This week's episode marks the historic day the color barrier was broken on our podcast by the reverse Jackie Robinson of podcasting, MSNBC's Chris Hayes. We also bring back the all-knowing Stacy-Marie Ishmael for her new advice segment Stacy's Career Corner.
Body art as recovery.
On this week's episode we talk about our first time getting waxed (eyebrows and Brazilian)! Then we chat with Rembert Browne, senior writer at Grantland, about the black teens who run Vine, writing for the internet, and Meek Mill's highway rest stop.
On this week's episode: The return of What Had Happened Was: Goldfish Edition and an interview with the incomparable Audie Cornish, host of NPR's All Things Considered.
"Didn't I tell you to take the chicken out?"
On this week's episode: the debut of White Man On The Street, another episode of Tracy's Animal Corner, and an interview with singer Lianne La Havas!
Ain't no bro like a bro with a fro. Or locs. Or a fade. Or twists. Or braids.
After her kerfuffle with Nicki Minaj, "I'm sorry" is cool, but wouldn't "I have learned" be even cooler?
The quietly-sneak-a-snack-so-that-your-classmates-won't-see-it-and-ask-for-some struggle is too real.
Someone bashing Serena on your timeline? Slide them the link to one of these and keep it moving.
This year marked the 20th anniversary of EssenceFest, a weekend-long festival thrown by Essence Magazine featuring music, food and more. Here are some thoughts that everybody probably had at the Superdome this year.
On this week's episode: a personality game, microaggressions in the workplace, and an interview with Stacy-Marie Ishmael, Editor of BuzzFeed News apps and knower of all things.
On this week's episode: A dating game show, some listener questions about white allies, Tracy's Joke Time, and a chat with video blogger Jay Smooth.
An estimated 500,000 people came to the 2015 Essence Festival and every single one of them was fly.
Class, sass, and lots of ass!
On this week's episode: the introduction of our new segment Tracy's Animal Corner and a chat with Crissle, co-host of the popular podcast The Read.