Self Esteem and Self Care During COVID-19

On this week’s episode, Amari, Shecoria, Kam, Arabia, and Brealyn talk about self esteem and self care during stay-at-home orders in coastal North Carolina. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Shecoria Smith, Arabia Earth, and Kamahra Nixon-McKoy. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group. Support the show…

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HIV, Hurricanes & COVID-19 in coastal North Carolina

When people living with HIV in coastal North Carolina talk about how they prepared for Hurricane Florence, their considerations are about the same as the average person – with exceptions. HIV-positive community members have to think about their medications – how they’ll get them and where they’ll store them. They have to think about access…

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Jeff Mills, 72, talks about how the coronavirus pandemic compares with the HIV/AIDS outbreak in the 1980’s and his life experiences as an activist. Mills has lived in Wilmington, North Carolina with his partner since 2013. Before moving to the southeastern U.S., Mills spent over fourty years in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s a…

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