Good Seeker Podcast

Sista Afya is Leading the Dialogue of Mental Wellness for Black Women

According to a 2014 study in Newsweek, 1 in 5 American’s suffer from mental illness. Conversations surrounding the topic have become more crucial in the most recent months, with an astronomical amount of mass shooting and a turbulent political climate. What has even become a more necessary conversation is what mental health looks like for people […]

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I Am We is Using Art as A Catalyst to Unite Chicago Communites

Latisha Thomas and I met in 2013. I was a fresh college graduate in a new city. I had lived in Chicago for less than a month when I reached out to her about volunteering for her very young non-profit. We met and had a genuine connection. She was a graduate from Columbia, a fellow […]

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Girls in the Game: The Definition of True Grit

Girls from Chicago are different. I know a few. I call them my friends. They are tough, resilient, loyal, unapologetic, bold, and strong. They are the definition of Grit, Merriam-Webster defines it as “firmness of mind or spirit: unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger.” And when it comes to a tough city like […]

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XMO: Is The Revolutionary Response to Better Police Reform

“Tell me about your most memorable experience with a cop,” I asked. Complete silence. In a room comprised with two black men and one black woman living in Chicago, the answer is devastatingly obvious. Especially when the Chicago Tribune reports that, every five days on average a Chicago police officer fires a gun at someone, 435 shootings […]

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