Series: She Rocks

Looking Back On September: National Self Awareness Month

Today, we talk about National Self-Awareness Month, which was in September. We talk about the things we're doing to take care of ourselves. And, as usual, we bring you the latest in fashion & entertainment, and we also talk about our thoughts on the government vaccine mandates.   Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS….

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Reflecting On The Shooting At New Hanover High School

Two weeks ago, we met up to reflect on the shooting that took place at New Hanover High School on Monday, August 30. We discuss our thoughts on the charges filed against the student involved in the shooting. We also talk about the damage from Hurricane Ida and relate it back to our experiences during…

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How We Feel About Sha’Carri Richardson’s Disqualification

Earlier this summer, we met up virtually to talk about top news stories and to check in about how we were spending our summers. As usual, we bring listeners the latest trends in teen fashion and entertainment. For our hot topic, we talk about the disqualification of Sha'Carri Richardson from the Olympics. Was this appropriate?…

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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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