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This is a bi-weekly storytelling based podcast set in the Lillian Marrero Branch Library located in North Philadelphia. This podcast was created so that people in the community can hear and also share their own stories in hopes of inspiring others. If you have a story and you want your voice to be heard, join us as we embark on this journey to create, learn and inspire one another to be our best selves.

Latest Episodes

Its the Hard Knock Life!

Yes we were gone for a minute now we are back with the jumpoff! We are poppin this season off with the very talented, inspirational conversation with Joe! In this episode Joe shares his very intimate story about his experiences growing up in North Philadelphia. And through all of his trials and tribulations he has butterflied into this very creative , humble, resilient entrepeneur which proves that even when Joe was faced with challenges in life. It’s a matter of how he learned to overcome them and use them to his advantage. And so if you have ever faced challenges and doubt your outcome you are invited to listen to this for inspiration and know that you can get through just as Joe did.

41 minSEP 14
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Its the Hard Knock Life!

Tell your Supervisor "I aint never late because Im on Rome Time!"

In this episode the Amazing Grimaldi Baez who is Teacher,Artist, Creator, historian, & a lover of all things natural and Organic. Grimaldi comes to the Urban Lib Room to have a beautifully spoken conversation about the good old Days vs the times that we live in today. Can we do our normal day to day activities without our cellphones? How present are we in this age of technology? Grimaldi rememebers his experiences in Rome where he shares that none of the clocks work so people just move on thier own time. This is an episode that you dont want to miss. Check it out Now!

77 minMAR 14
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Tell your Supervisor "I aint never late because Im on Rome Time!"

“Dear Mom, I get it now.”

In this episode we talk with Dr. Hafiz of TEA Group Associates about mothering and the different dynamics of mothering particularly the dynamic of a young mother. Dr Hafiz shares a heart warming story of being reintroduced to her mother as an adult and all the experiences and challenges shes faced throughout life. She speaks about how she changed her perspective of her mother who did not raise her in being more empathetic, patient, and loving towards her mother during her aging years.

54 minFEB 28
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“Dear Mom, I get it now.”

LISTEN We fittin to take our ish back!

Corey & Jimmy of @buythehood Inc. talk about how the black entrepreneur experience can be in any strategy, wisdom,or idea that will ignite, empower and provoke more African Americans to join the journey to Ownership & community building. In this episode Corey and Jimmy share their favirote books in hopes to share their message to invoke a movement and to stimulate our communities to move towards business ownership and the entrepreneurial mindset.

65 minFEB 14
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LISTEN We fittin to take our ish back!

Baaaabyy Listen Trust Your Energy!

In this episode were talking with Desiree of @Nana.catherines.apothecary about Innerwork, Innerself, Trust & Relationships with oursselves and others to become manifest into out greatest most authentic powerful selves. Yall better listen cause Yall gon get this work!

66 minJAN 31
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Baaaabyy Listen Trust Your Energy!

Don't Cheat Yourself Treat Yourself Periodt!

Iresha Picot, M.Ed, LBS is a Licensed Behavior Specialist and Therapist, Doula, Author andCommunity Activist. Iresha is a self care guru she does self care all day everyday. Iresha goes by@ireshadahoodtherapist in instagram where she uses her platform to motivate and inspire others and she is all about black love &black unity! Iresha is just an awesome spirit PERIOD!

32 min2019 JUL 18
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Don't Cheat Yourself Treat Yourself Periodt!

Female Anatomy is Golden!

In this episode we spoke with Saleemah Mcneil of Oshun Family center. We talk about her beginning and how Saleemah found her life's purpose. We talk about Female prisoners not only their basic rights but also their rights surrounding giving birth and their spiritual health and wellness while in prison and the importance of keeping relationships with female prisoners specifically. We spoke about how Charlamagne's book "Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It" has inspired her to go for it all! And in doing so her life has been an amazing journey! She also shares the importance of self care and our spirutual physical and mental wellness while giving so much of ourselves to others which we really appreciate. So please check this one out because this is another banger and as always the goal is to be your best self! Lets Get it!

39 min2019 JUN 20
Comments
Female Anatomy is Golden!

Gettin Fit Is Lit! Go hard or go home!

In this episode we speak with @pharoahfitness we talk about how to get right and keep it tight because we all need to be lookin good in the hood! . We talk about how getting fit means that you have to put in that work.We cover food desserts,the importance of movement,staying fit, disciplined and how Positive thought habits effect your body. Listen as we go in with fitness guru @pharoahfitness as he shares the importance of Transforming mind, body, and spirit! Enjoy!!

45 min2019 JUN 12
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Gettin Fit Is Lit! Go hard or go home!

Get Yo Life! Featuring: The Good Samaritans (Tomarra & Damon)

In this episode and we sat with Tomarra and Damon of the Good Samaritans and we literally talked about E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G. We talked about about Nipsey Hussle, finding our identities, supporting each other everything. I mean we had such a great time sharing personal experiences, sharing laughs and each others company. Enjoy!

99 min2019 JUN 6
Comments
Get Yo Life! Featuring: The Good Samaritans (Tomarra & Damon)

"OMG Im Pregnant" Teenage baby mamas and we still great!

This episode we talk with the beautiful amazing @craziibeautiful_ and we have share something in common. We were all fine teenage mothers, join us as we sit to tell our own personal stories as three co workers come together to speak of the joys and the pains of becoming teenage mothers! We hope to encourage & inspire teenage mothers that migh be facing difficult times. And we know the holiday Mothers dayhas already passed but we want all mothers ,caretakers everywhere to know that they are appreciated and valued 365 days of the year! We love yall have a great day Megan has since lauched her instagram @catchinvibez_ a comedic channel she and her friend use as an outlet to laugh and keep us laughing!

42 min2019 MAY 23
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"OMG Im Pregnant" Teenage baby mamas and we still great!

Latest Episodes

Its the Hard Knock Life!

Yes we were gone for a minute now we are back with the jumpoff! We are poppin this season off with the very talented, inspirational conversation with Joe! In this episode Joe shares his very intimate story about his experiences growing up in North Philadelphia. And through all of his trials and tribulations he has butterflied into this very creative , humble, resilient entrepeneur which proves that even when Joe was faced with challenges in life. It’s a matter of how he learned to overcome them and use them to his advantage. And so if you have ever faced challenges and doubt your outcome you are invited to listen to this for inspiration and know that you can get through just as Joe did.

41 minSEP 14
Comments
Its the Hard Knock Life!

Tell your Supervisor "I aint never late because Im on Rome Time!"

In this episode the Amazing Grimaldi Baez who is Teacher,Artist, Creator, historian, & a lover of all things natural and Organic. Grimaldi comes to the Urban Lib Room to have a beautifully spoken conversation about the good old Days vs the times that we live in today. Can we do our normal day to day activities without our cellphones? How present are we in this age of technology? Grimaldi rememebers his experiences in Rome where he shares that none of the clocks work so people just move on thier own time. This is an episode that you dont want to miss. Check it out Now!

77 minMAR 14
Comments
Tell your Supervisor "I aint never late because Im on Rome Time!"

“Dear Mom, I get it now.”

In this episode we talk with Dr. Hafiz of TEA Group Associates about mothering and the different dynamics of mothering particularly the dynamic of a young mother. Dr Hafiz shares a heart warming story of being reintroduced to her mother as an adult and all the experiences and challenges shes faced throughout life. She speaks about how she changed her perspective of her mother who did not raise her in being more empathetic, patient, and loving towards her mother during her aging years.

54 minFEB 28
Comments
“Dear Mom, I get it now.”

LISTEN We fittin to take our ish back!

Corey & Jimmy of @buythehood Inc. talk about how the black entrepreneur experience can be in any strategy, wisdom,or idea that will ignite, empower and provoke more African Americans to join the journey to Ownership & community building. In this episode Corey and Jimmy share their favirote books in hopes to share their message to invoke a movement and to stimulate our communities to move towards business ownership and the entrepreneurial mindset.

65 minFEB 14
Comments
LISTEN We fittin to take our ish back!

Baaaabyy Listen Trust Your Energy!

In this episode were talking with Desiree of @Nana.catherines.apothecary about Innerwork, Innerself, Trust & Relationships with oursselves and others to become manifest into out greatest most authentic powerful selves. Yall better listen cause Yall gon get this work!

66 minJAN 31
Comments
Baaaabyy Listen Trust Your Energy!

Don't Cheat Yourself Treat Yourself Periodt!

Iresha Picot, M.Ed, LBS is a Licensed Behavior Specialist and Therapist, Doula, Author andCommunity Activist. Iresha is a self care guru she does self care all day everyday. Iresha goes by@ireshadahoodtherapist in instagram where she uses her platform to motivate and inspire others and she is all about black love &black unity! Iresha is just an awesome spirit PERIOD!

32 min2019 JUL 18
Comments
Don't Cheat Yourself Treat Yourself Periodt!

Female Anatomy is Golden!

In this episode we spoke with Saleemah Mcneil of Oshun Family center. We talk about her beginning and how Saleemah found her life's purpose. We talk about Female prisoners not only their basic rights but also their rights surrounding giving birth and their spiritual health and wellness while in prison and the importance of keeping relationships with female prisoners specifically. We spoke about how Charlamagne's book "Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It" has inspired her to go for it all! And in doing so her life has been an amazing journey! She also shares the importance of self care and our spirutual physical and mental wellness while giving so much of ourselves to others which we really appreciate. So please check this one out because this is another banger and as always the goal is to be your best self! Lets Get it!

39 min2019 JUN 20
Comments
Female Anatomy is Golden!

Gettin Fit Is Lit! Go hard or go home!

In this episode we speak with @pharoahfitness we talk about how to get right and keep it tight because we all need to be lookin good in the hood! . We talk about how getting fit means that you have to put in that work.We cover food desserts,the importance of movement,staying fit, disciplined and how Positive thought habits effect your body. Listen as we go in with fitness guru @pharoahfitness as he shares the importance of Transforming mind, body, and spirit! Enjoy!!

45 min2019 JUN 12
Comments
Gettin Fit Is Lit! Go hard or go home!

Get Yo Life! Featuring: The Good Samaritans (Tomarra & Damon)

In this episode and we sat with Tomarra and Damon of the Good Samaritans and we literally talked about E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G. We talked about about Nipsey Hussle, finding our identities, supporting each other everything. I mean we had such a great time sharing personal experiences, sharing laughs and each others company. Enjoy!

99 min2019 JUN 6
Comments
Get Yo Life! Featuring: The Good Samaritans (Tomarra & Damon)

"OMG Im Pregnant" Teenage baby mamas and we still great!

This episode we talk with the beautiful amazing @craziibeautiful_ and we have share something in common. We were all fine teenage mothers, join us as we sit to tell our own personal stories as three co workers come together to speak of the joys and the pains of becoming teenage mothers! We hope to encourage & inspire teenage mothers that migh be facing difficult times. And we know the holiday Mothers dayhas already passed but we want all mothers ,caretakers everywhere to know that they are appreciated and valued 365 days of the year! We love yall have a great day Megan has since lauched her instagram @catchinvibez_ a comedic channel she and her friend use as an outlet to laugh and keep us laughing!

42 min2019 MAY 23
Comments
"OMG Im Pregnant" Teenage baby mamas and we still great!
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