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This Afropolitan Life Podcast

Clarissa Bannor

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An American Life with African Roots | Intelligent conversation and thoughtful commentary by Africans in the diaspora, about our stories, our community, and our lives. See all episodes on iTunes!

Latest Episodes

Uterine Fibroids, an epidemic among black women?

Thousands of women live under the tyranny of heavy periods, painful cramps, and sometimes infertility. Tanika Gray, president of the White Dress Project joins Mabel Bashorun and Clarissa Bannor on the podcast to unpack uterine fibroids and the unspoken epidemic among black women.

54 MIN2017 MAR 27
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Uterine Fibroids, an epidemic among black women?

Challenging African Stereotypes in film & Publishing

My worldly 'auntie' friend, writer, and soon-to-be-published author, Bisi Adjapon, chats with me about challenging African womanhood stereotypes in film and literature then she gives aspiring writers some sage advice on how to get your book published when it isn't about famine, war, or the African apocalypse. Listen in on our conversation about growing up different, sex and womanhood in African culture, championing ordinary stories, how to find a literary agent and the advantages or disadvantages of going with African publishing houses. Show Highlights: What happens when girls attempt to self-explore? The struggle of growing up different in a family with traditional gender roles? What to do when your story is "Not African enough" for publishers The best approach to shopping around your story and getting published And much more!

56 MIN2017 FEB 24
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Challenging African Stereotypes in film & Publishing

The Weekly Rundown: School Decisions

This Week Ev and Clarissa talk about school decisions in the era of Betsy Duvos, the new Secretary of Education, and if the newly confirmed Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the real boogieman, or nah.

36 MIN2017 FEB 11
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The Weekly Rundown: School Decisions

The Weekly Rundown # 1

Your weekly rundown of the news and life in general from your favorite wonky couple Ev and Clarissa from ThisAfropolitanLife.com Check out this week's rundown on: Trump's black history month proclamation The immigrant ban Beyonce's pregnancy announcement Ev's beef with our Homeowner's association And more!

31 MIN2017 FEB 5
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The Weekly Rundown # 1
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Latest Episodes

Uterine Fibroids, an epidemic among black women?

Thousands of women live under the tyranny of heavy periods, painful cramps, and sometimes infertility. Tanika Gray, president of the White Dress Project joins Mabel Bashorun and Clarissa Bannor on the podcast to unpack uterine fibroids and the unspoken epidemic among black women.

54 MIN2017 MAR 27
Comments
Uterine Fibroids, an epidemic among black women?

Challenging African Stereotypes in film & Publishing

My worldly 'auntie' friend, writer, and soon-to-be-published author, Bisi Adjapon, chats with me about challenging African womanhood stereotypes in film and literature then she gives aspiring writers some sage advice on how to get your book published when it isn't about famine, war, or the African apocalypse. Listen in on our conversation about growing up different, sex and womanhood in African culture, championing ordinary stories, how to find a literary agent and the advantages or disadvantages of going with African publishing houses. Show Highlights: What happens when girls attempt to self-explore? The struggle of growing up different in a family with traditional gender roles? What to do when your story is "Not African enough" for publishers The best approach to shopping around your story and getting published And much more!

56 MIN2017 FEB 24
Comments
Challenging African Stereotypes in film & Publishing

The Weekly Rundown: School Decisions

This Week Ev and Clarissa talk about school decisions in the era of Betsy Duvos, the new Secretary of Education, and if the newly confirmed Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the real boogieman, or nah.

36 MIN2017 FEB 11
Comments
The Weekly Rundown: School Decisions

The Weekly Rundown # 1

Your weekly rundown of the news and life in general from your favorite wonky couple Ev and Clarissa from ThisAfropolitanLife.com Check out this week's rundown on: Trump's black history month proclamation The immigrant ban Beyonce's pregnancy announcement Ev's beef with our Homeowner's association And more!

31 MIN2017 FEB 5
Comments
The Weekly Rundown # 1
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