Black Girls Talking

Black Girls Talking

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Black Girls Talking is a podcast wherein 4 black girls discuss pop culture, Beyonce, & the pursuit of the perfect body oil.


Black Girls Talking - BGT Episode 69: ATLANTA  

Alesia is joined by some equally rude friends to discuss Donald Glover's new show Atlanta, the current state of Black folks on tv, the Black love we deserve and a lot more.

BGT Episode 68: Pastel Goth & Self-Care With Erika Paget & Darice Murphy  

In this episode Ramou announces a special project with her special guests, Darice fan girls, and Erika tells us about that time peeing her pants led to self-love.

BGT Episode 67: This Woman's Work, with Nemat and Elelta  

Fatima is joined by Elelta and Nemat of the podcast Kaleidoscope Sounds to talk about working, not working, $ management, mentoring, running away to a commune and more.

Black Girls Talking Episode 66: Knickers & Bed Jackets with The Lingerie Addict, Cora Harrington  

Join Ramou as she sits down with The Lingerie Addict herself, Cora Harrington, to chat about knickers, bed jackets, the significance of lingerie within the fashion industry and why we need to have more conversations about all of it.

Black Girls Talking Episode 65: Alexis Wilkinson Returns!  

Former BGT guest and college graduate Alexis Wilkinson is back and she's here to discuss Snapchat, the dangers of giving out your phone number, and the perfect Brussels sprout.

BGT Episode 64: F@#$ Your Exposure - Fatima chats with Riya Jama  

Fatima and artist Riya Jama chat about impostor syndrome, stanning for Black girls, knowing your worth, the artist struggle, internet trolls and more. TW for talk of sexual violence.

#DISABILITYTOOWHITE: On Disability and Representation  

Fatima, Krystal and Vilissa get into representations of people with disabilities in media, beginning with the new film Me Before You, and discuss #DISABILITYTOOWHITE, the GOAT Muhammad Ali and more.

BGT Episode 62: #BEAUTYCHAT with Essence Beauty Box Editors Julee Wilson & Pamela Christiani  

In this edition of #Beautychat we sit down with Julee Wilson ( and Pamela Christiani ( to chat about Essence Beauty Box. We get all the details on Essence Beauty Box and get into the importance of supporting Black beauty brands, finding a signature fragrance, what the world of beauty is missing and the Kultural Appropriation Kardashians. Sit back, drink some water and have a listen. Also please wash your face tonight. References Essence Beauty Box What's your shade of beautiful? MDM Scotch Porter Bevel Taliah Waajid Hair Rules

BGT Episode 61: Lisa & Amy & Ramou Are Black  

In this episode, Ramou is joined by comedy writers Lisa McQuillan and Amy Aniobi, the brilliant and hilarious minds behind the web series "Lisa And Amy Are Black" and writers from "blackish" (Lisa) and the long-anticipated Issa Rae HBO show, "Insecure" (Amy). Listen in as Ramou lies back on the therapy couch while Lisa and Amy talk having the confidence to release your inner creative, quickly transition into why craft services is heaven on earth, and end with the quest for hardwood floors.

Episode 60: 2 Fast Car 2 Furious: Aurelia chats with Jenn Mundia  

In this episode Aurelia chats with her friend; NYC based singer-songwriter and self proclaimed Tinder queen, Jenn Mundia. They run down topics like: making it in the music business, Kenyan home cooking, and what its like as a Black girl acoustic artist in a post Tracy Chapman world. You can check out Jenn's new album "Heads or Tails" as well as the rest of her discography and schedule of live performances at:

Bonus Episode #16: Writer's Roundtable With Stacia Brown & Jessica Tholmer  

Cozy on up to the Writer's Roundtable in this episode as Ramou is joined by Stacia Brown (The Washington Post, Vulture) and Jessica Tholmer (HelloGiggles, Wisdom Times). The three talk balancing a writing schedule with those pesky things called DAY JOBS and CHILDREN and LIFE, the phenomenon of the response piece, and how to push through writer's fatigue.

Bonus Episode #15: Hold On To Your Dreams: Aurelia Chats With Yolanda Rabun  

Get ready to get "Inside The #Blacktor's Studio" again as Aurelia chats with Actor's Equity member, recording artist, corporate lawyer, mom and general renaissance woman: Yolanda Rabun ( They talk about what it means to be successful, the very un-glamorous life of a performing artist, and how to rise to the top without falling off a cliff.

BGT EPISODE 59: Wellness is the Wave  

We're talking Wellness: ways we're taking care of ourselves and ways we want to take care of ourselves - including floating in tanks full of salt water and yoga with pop stars who have questionable hair. We also imagine our dream wellness retreat and discuss why alternative medicine is poppin. References: Into the Void, Learning Mindfulness From Floating: Breeze Harper Bryant Terry's book: Black Girl in Om: Hey Fran Hey: Jessamyn Stanley:

BGT EPISODE 58: LIVE FROM AUSTIN ft Austin While Black  

We had our first live show during SXSW and were super excited to be joined by Evelyn and Doyin from Austin While Black. We had a very spirited and inspiring conversation on everything from dating to building community. Endless hugs and gratitude to everyone who shared this space with us! Austin While Black:

BONUS EPISODE 13: Phife Forever  

Ayyyy in this bonus ep Fatima and Alesia are joined by fellow rap nerds, Danielle and Yodith, to pay homage to Phife and discuss the impact A Tribe Called Quest had on all of us.

BONUS EPISODE 12: A CPT Movie Review - Dope  

Dope is on Netflix so we finally watched it and had a lot of things to say about representation, multifaceted depictions of Black life and when it's time to GROW UP. Black Women Directors:

BGT Bonus Episode 11: Growing Pains  

In this bonus episode Aurelia, Ramou and Fatima discuss getting older; getting lost in the desert; getting eaten by coyotes; and getting into The People vs. OJ Simpson.

BGT EPISODE 57: Imposter Syndrome  

We talk about Imposter Syndrome, what we've earned and why we're afraid to ask for what we deserve. But first: BIEBER WATCH, THE FORMATION TOUR, The Malcolm X of cornrows and some other stuff (a lot of stuff). References: Biebz for GQ: We Slay, Part I: In Beyoncé's 'Formation,' A Glorification Of 'Bama' Blackness: Black Lives Matter Co-Founder to Beyonce: 'Welcome to the Movement': "The Day Beyoncé Turned Black": 13 Charts That Will Make Total Sense To People With Impostor Syndrome: We Are Being Set Up To Fail — & It Should Make You Mad As Hell: If You Have Imposter Syndrome, Don’t Tell People What To Do, Tell Them What Works:

BGT EPISODE 56: Take a nap, Kanye.  

We're discussing the 24 hour moving train wreck that is Kanye and the Kardashians - for the last time, Beyonce willing. Also on the docket: Blac Chyna the chess master, Birth of a Nation and why we need more movies about American history with black folks at the helm, an update on that awful Straight Outta Compton casting call and a beautiful moment in shade history courtesy of Gabrielle Union. Updates: We're nominated for a Shorty Award! You can vote daily until February 11th: Check us out on Patron: Sign up for our Tiny Letter: References: Kanye West Viciously Attacks Wiz Khalifa in Incredible Twitter Rant: Kanye answers question on accountability to black women within the context of his music (starts at 1:28:00): Why I’m Ready for More Slavery Films: BGT discussion on the Straight Outta Compton casting call: Gabrielle Union on Dionne not Warwick:

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