Series: She Rocks

It Takes a Special Mom

Today, the She Rocks team reflects on the roles our mothers and grandmothers have and continue to play in our lives. And of course, we also bring you the latest in news, fashion, and entertainment.  Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Braelyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Brooklyn Gause. Support the…

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Artistry & Self-Confidence: A Conversation with Maya Freelon

She Rocks interviews award-winning visual artist and North Carolina native Maya Freelon. Maya’s work was described by the late poet Maya Angelou as “visualizing the truth about the vulnerability and power of the human being.”  The She Rocks team dipped their toes into creating their own tissue paper art ahead of their interview with the…

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Artistry & Self-Confidence: A Conversation with Maya Freelon

She Rocks’ Take on The Will Smith Slap

It seems like every has given THEIR hot take on the Will Smith, Chris Rock slap. But have you heard She Rocks' perspective?! In this episode, we dig into the slap and racist perceptions of our community.  For fashion, the team is dissecting trends, especially crochet tops (we love them, but would we really wear…

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Black History Month

Today, we're talking about Black History Month, which wrapped up two weeks ago. We talk about Black women we admire and why. We also talk about our favorite nail styles, female rappers, and more.  Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, Brooklyn Gause, Janiya “Niya” Gregory, and…

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Valentine’s Day

In this Valentine's special, we talk about our plans for the day of love. We bring you the latest in news, fashion, and entertainment. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, Brooklyn, and Breani Garrison. Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,“Feel – Instrumental…

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Self-Worth

Today, we welcome our new co-producer, Tai! She’ll be joining the team to bring you the latest in teen news, hot topics, and entertainment. In this episode, we’re talking about self-worth and the practices we use to find it in our day-to-day lives. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Tai…

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Self-Worth

Thanksgiving 2021 & Gratitude

This episode is a flashback to our last recording from 2021, when we talked about our Thanksgiving holiday, how we stayed safe from COVID, and what we’re grateful for.  Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Brianni. Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,“Feel –…

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Our SMART Goals For 2022

For our first show of 2022, we’re talking about our SMART goals – the things we want to accomplish that are Specific,  Measurable, Actionable, Realistic, and have a clear Time frame. We lay out how we’re using SMART goals, and we hope you’ll be able to apply this technique to your own goals for the…

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Entrepreneurs We Admire

In this episode of She Rocks Teen Radio, we talk about entrepreneurship. We share about the entrepreneurs we know – whether it's people in our family or people within our very own GRITS team. We also talk about our celebrity crushes on top of bringing you the latest in news, fashion, and entertainment.  Produced by…

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Looking Back At November: Caregivers Awareness Month

Before we get into the Christmas spirit, we're taking a moment to reflect on November, which was National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. We talk about what it's like to be a caregiver as a teen and tips we have to offer. Then, we chat about our dream homes. And Brealyn definitely has an opinion on…

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