Series: She Rocks

A Conversation With Christopher Everett

Today, we have a very special episode for our listeners. We sit down with the writer and director of Wilmington on Fire, a documentary that tells the story of the 1898 massacre in Wilmington, North Carolina. We ask Everett about his journey as a Black filmmaker from Laurinburg, North Carolina. We talk about the events…

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Pajamas and Bonnets: When And How We Wear Them

In this episode of She Rocks, the GRITS team talks about what they’re doing for summer. But first, we cover a tragic news story from late spring in California and our thoughts on it. We talk about fashion and entertainment. And we debate our latest hot topic: is it cool to wear our pajamas and…

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How We Prepared For EOG’s

Last month, we took our EOG's, or End-of-Grade tests. We talk about the ways we prepare for tests and give tips to listeners. We also revisit the killing of Makiah Bryant in Ohio and how we're feeling about it. We end the episode by discussing our favorite creative outlets. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and…

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When Can We Get A Break?

Kamhara Nixon-McKoy asks listeners, “When can we get a break?” She’s referring to the two police murders that directly followed Derek Chauvin’s conviction in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kam and the rest of the She Rocks team reflect on what these murders mean to them as young Black women. The team also takes you through the latest…

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Saying Goodbye To Amari

In this episode of She Rocks, we talk to Amari about her time at Girls Rocking In The South (GRITS), which co-produces this podcast. We ask her about her accomplishments so far and what she has in store for the future. We also bring you updates in news, fashion, and entertainment. Produced by Coastal Youth…

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Arts & Resilience: Our Conversation With Carolynn Phillips Of The JUST US Program

In this episode of She Rocks, we talk about our feelings surrounding the two national tragedies that happened in the last few weeks. After we delve deep into what we make of these events, we cover our usual segments: fashion and entertainment. We welcome Carolynn Phillips of the JUST US program to tell us about…

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Women’s History Month, Pt. 2: Queendom Living With Angel George and Myiesha Gore

Today, we talk through the new stimulus package that’s been passed and what it means for us. If you’ve noticed the new photos posted with our latest episodes, we’re welcoming two guests to this episode who did our makeup for the shoot: Angel George of Peachy Customz and Myiesha Gore of Epitome Makeup. We ask…

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Women’s History Month, Pt. 1: Setting Boundaries In Relationships & Our Favorite Female Celebrities And Characters

Hi everyone! We’re back for another episode of She Rocks Teen Radio, moving from one exciting month (Black History Month) to another: Women’s History Month. We’re saving the bulk of our conversation about women’s empowerment for our next episode, but today, we talk about how to set boundaries in relationships. If something uncomfortable or inappropriate…

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Reflecting on February: Black History & Valentine’s Day

When the GRITS team got together in February, we had a lot to talk about. In fashion, there’s been tons of trend for Valentine’s Day, and in entertainment we talked about disturbing news related to football player Chris Wheeler. On a brighter note, February was Black History Month! So we went through people throughout history…

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Checking In: What’s Up With 2021 So Far?

We’re getting together to talk about how things are going, and so far, it’s been kind of crazy. Between Trump’s impeachment, celebrity scandals, and trying to tackle our New Year’s Resolutions – we’ve got a lot to cover in this episode of She Rocks. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter,…

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