Black Joy & Bootstraps

by Phylicia Jimenez

Just a girl... equipping my community with knowledge while connecting them to everyday people and resources to be successful!!✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E03 - Unifying the Diaspora- We in the Caribbean, Yall! Pt. 2

    S02 E03 - Unifying the Diaspora- We in the Caribbean, Yall! Pt. 2

    In Pt. 2 of We in the Caribbean, Yall!, Phylicia and guests Zandra Vranes, Donnya Negera and Gianfranco Fernandez-Ruiz continue the discussion on the differences in Trinidad, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, while continuing to d...

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  • S02 E02 - Unifying the Diaspora- We in the Caribbean, Yall! Pt. 1

    S02 E02 - Unifying the Diaspora- We in the Caribbean, Yall! Pt. 1

    In Season 2, Episode 2, host Phylicia Jimenez talks with Zandra Vranes, Donnya Negera and Gianfranco Fernandez-Ruiz about what Blackness is and means to someone from Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad. How does nationalism...

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  • S02 E01 - Unifying the Diaspora- Take us to Ghana

    S02 E01 - Unifying the Diaspora- Take us to Ghana

    In Season 2 Episode 1, host Phylicia Jimenez, talks the real deal with Ghanaian born Benoni Sowah. Find out why Africans and African-Americans tend to have a beef? How can we resolve that? What do we need to do to unlearn that? Wh...

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  • Season 1

  • S01 E15 - Codeswitching: Black Folks Really Be Bilingual

    S01 E15 - Codeswitching: Black Folks Really Be Bilingual

    In this epsiode, host Phylicia Jimenez and guest Terrviunce "Terry" Riley discuss the history, hilarity, survival methods, benefits and more of codeswitching in the Black community.

    01:06:58
  • S01 E14 - Health Insurance? Thanks, Obama!

    S01 E14 - Health Insurance? Thanks, Obama!

    In this episode, host Phylicia Jimenez, and guest Krystal King talk ALL things health insurance. If you dont know what HMO or PPO is, you need to check out this episode, If you have no idea how or where to shop for health insuranc...

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