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Esther Armah

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The Spin is a weekly one hour podcast featuring women of color talking policy, social justice, race, sex, gender, power, love. It's a pioneering podcast led by award winning international journalist ESTHER ARMAH. We air in the US, Ghana, London. The ...Show More
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59:06 | May 24th

#reImaginingAFRICA: EDUCATION. Meet this Ghanaian woman changing one school, creating a model for a nation, lighting a fire for teachers & issuing a call to action for change in the classrooms of a Continent. Host: Esther Armah Guest: Dr. Mary Ashun,...Show More

59:06 | May 17th

#reImaginingAFRICA: LEADERSHIP. Too many folks think leadership in Africa is: Politician. V8. Air-conditioned office. Boss. Big Man. Oga. Think again. Listen to these two leadership game-changers Host: Esther Armah Guests: Taaka Awori - Busara Afric...Show More
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59:10 | May 9th

#reImaginingAFRICA: PHILANTHROPY. Discussion series throughout May featuring visionary leadership from African women in Ghana in honour of Africa Day on May 25th. Think Africa? Think Charity? No. Think Creative Economics. Think Game Changer & Narrati...Show More

59:06 | May 2nd

#reImaginingAFRICA: discussion series throughout May on visionary leadership from African women in Ghana in honour of Africa Day on May 25th. When they ask: where are the visionary leaders of tech in Ghana? Tell them. Right Here. Host: Esther Armah G...Show More

59:06 | Jul 29th, 2018

The Spin presents LIVING LEGACY in honour of #AfricanWomanDay Host: Esther Armah Guest: Nana Amoako Anin - Bliss Yoga & Touch A Life Guest: Maame Adjei - Girl Going Places & An African City #AfricanWomanDay: named in 1962 after the first Pan African ...Show More

59:06 | Jul 29th, 2018

The Spin presents LIVING LEGACY in honour of #AfricanWomanDay Host: Esther Armah Guest: Kathleen Addy - Natnl Commission for Civic Education #AfricanWomanDay: named in 1962 after the first Pan African Woman's Congress in Dar Es Salaam. The Spin bring...Show More

59:06 | Jul 29th, 2018

The Spin presents LIVING LEGACY in honour of #AfricanWomanDay Host: Esther Armah Guest: Nana Akosua Hanson - Drama Queens & Let's Talk Consent #AfricanWomanDay: named in 1962 after the first Pan African Woman's Congress in Dar Es Salaam. The Spin bri...Show More

59:06 | Sep 28th, 2017

THE SPIN: Fashion Forum Africa Special PART II STYLE APPROPRIATION - Africans & African Americans -remixing culture&style AFRICA FASHION WEEK GOES GLOBAL - culture struts down global catwalks Host: Esther Armah Contributor: Nana Ekua Brew Hammond and...Show More

59:06 | Sep 21st, 2017

FASHION FORUM AFRICA special on THE SPIN: international podcast feat women of color. PODCAST & ON AIR: Accra, New York, London PLUS SIZE FASHION WEEK DEBUTS IN LAGOS - Couture Can be Curvy FASHION FORUM AFRICA - building an industry from Africa's fa...Show More

59:06 | Jun 30th, 2017

Trials & Traumas: Injustice & Brutality in America on THE SPIN. PART 1: PHILANDO CASTILE & CHARLEENA LYLES - Police Brutality PART 2: BILL COSBY - on mistrials, missteps and rape culture Host: Esther Armah Guests: Dr. Britney Cooper and Monica Dennis...Show More

59:06 | Jun 22nd, 2017

THE SPIN: all WoC podcast #smartISsexy Global Black Women Talk Tech: From Accra to New York CELEBRATION: Black Women in Tech in Africa & America on the RISE! CHALLENGE: The White Boys Club, Sexism, Culture, Racism Host: Esther Armah Guests: Ethel Cof...Show More

59:06 | Jun 15th, 2017

THE SPIN: my weekly all WoC podcast BLACK WOMEN IN POLITICS: US & UK Maxine Waters & Diane Abbott NEW LEADERSHIP TREND: Black Women says Forbes. Contenporary trend or unacknowledged historical truth? Host: Esther Armah Guests: Dr. Treva B. Lindsey an...Show More

59:06 | Jun 8th, 2017

#theCONSENTconvo: TEEN BLACK GIRLS SPEAK on THE SPIN In partnership with Black Girls Unscripted talk SEX & CONSENT PERSONAL JOURNEYS: Desire, Confusion, Regret, Power, Complexity SOCIETAL INFLUENCE: Twitter, TV, Music, Host: Esther Armah Makiah, 19;...Show More

59:06 | Apr 20th, 2017

#reImaginingRESISTANCE: Black Women Film Makers SHOT CALLER STORY TELLER - my vision, my lens, my stories MONEY MATTERS - commerce vs creativity, integrity, audience, art Host: Esther Armah Guests: Stacey Muhammad and Juliet Asante THE SPIN WoC pod...Show More

59:06 | Apr 13th, 2017

THE SPIN conts: #reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of No. 45 From the Streets 2 the Screen: BLACK, WOMAN/GIRL & MISSING JOHN RIDLEY & GUERILLA - No Black Women leads in TV series BLACK, GIRL & MISSING - why is media & society slow 2 respond? Host: Est...Show More

59:06 | Mar 30th, 2017

GHANA WOMEN POWER on THE SPIN: my weekly WOC podcast March=Ghana's 60th Anniversary of Independence PERSONAL JOURNEYS: what has power for women in Ghana meant? THEN & NOW: from individual journeys to institutional structures Host: Esther Armah Contri...Show More

59:06 | Mar 23rd, 2017

The Spin: all WoC weekly podcast TRANSGENDER WOMEN: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Germaine Greer Public Feminist Icons, Public Fallout, Lessons & Learning SISTERHOOD & SOLIDARITY: tough truths & reimagining SISTERHOOD Host: Esther Armah Contributors: El...Show More

59:06 | Mar 16th, 2017

#reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of No. 45 on THE SPIN podcast MEDIA & RESISTANCE - what happens 2 the 4th estate in this era of Alternative Facts? THE STATUS OF WOMEN - women, labor & economic justice @ the UN Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Dream...Show More

59:06 | Feb 23rd, 2017

#reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of No. 45 on THE SPIN ALTARS of RESISTANCE prayer & protest from the Church to the Mosque REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS & RESISTANCE: the state & fate of sexual health w/ 45 Host: Esther Armah Guests: Sofia Quintero and Glynda...Show More

58:06 | Feb 16th, 2017

THE SPIN: #reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of mass incarceration MARISSA ALEXANDER - intimate partner violence, self defence, jail, finally free BRESHA MEADOWS - Black girl shoots dead abusive dad, charged w/ murder AMERICA=INCARCERATION NATION ...Show More

59:06 | Feb 9th, 2017

#reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of No. 45 on THE SPIN STRIKE 1 - March 8th General Strike 24 hours without women in America MEN, ACTIVISM, RESISTANCE - the deadly allure of No. 45's toxic masculinity Host: Esther Armah Guests: Joan Morgan & Profess...Show More

59:06 | Feb 2nd, 2017

THE SPIN presents #reImaginingRESISTANCE in the era of US No. 45 What must RESISTANCE look like in this era of fascism,? Black women scholars, activists, artists, journalists in US & Ghana speak WOMEN's VOICES on TRUMPeting UNTRUTHS - Protest, Peopl...Show More

59:06 | Dec 15th, 2016

#LoveWITHACCOUNTABILITY - Part II Special on THE SPIN Survivors of childhood sexual abuse share their journey: secrecy, breaking silence, hurt, healing & loving, accountably L. MARQUEZ BENBOW - Boricua, Family, Faith, Forgiveness DR. T. BRYANT-DAVIS...Show More

59:06 | Dec 8th, 2016

#LoveWITHAccountability: a 2 part special on THE SPIN on childhood sexual abuse Part I - A Daughter's Vision & A Mother's Journey Aishah Shahidah Simmons - a daughter's vision, pain, journey, healing Dr G. Simmons - a mother's shame, realization, ...Show More

59:06 | Dec 1st, 2016

#theCONSENTconvo: my public conversation campaign on CONSENT BETRAYAL, IGNORANCE, TRAUMA - personal journeys on consent CULTURAL CONSENT - how Uganda & Ghana culture shapes 'yes'/'no' HOST: Esther Armah CONTRIBUTORS: Nana Akosua Hanson & Beverley Nam...Show More

20:58 | Dec 1st, 2016

#theCONSENTconvo: my public conversation campaign on CONSENT Global educator and sustainability expert DIALLO SHABAZZ shares his personal journey of learning consent from his father, negotiating a warrior masculinity, saying yes to sex from a masculi...Show More

59:06 | Nov 24th, 2016

THE SPIN: a weekly all WOC podcast SPECIAL FOCUS: Donald Trump - #WHITELASH Trump's 53% -White American women, betrayal and accountability The Rise of Global White Nationalism - Trump, Brexit & the Far Right Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Sofia Qui...Show More

17:50 | Nov 24th, 2016

#theCONSENTconvo: a public conversation campaign on CONSENT An #EmotionalJustice project in partnership w/ ESSENCE Creator & Host ESTHER ARMAH talks with WADE DAVIS II, a former NFL player, a Black gay man, an activist who shares his personal journey...Show More

59:06 | Nov 17th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WOC podcast. #theCONSENTconvo: a public conversation campaign in partnership with Essence. PERSONAL JOURNEYS: surviving sexual assault, family messaging CONSENT EDUCATORS: sex as emotionality for teaching consent Host: Esthe...Show More

18:20 | Nov 17th, 2016

#theCONSENTconvo: a public conversation campaign on THE SPIN. Black Men share their personal journeys on CONSENT. Marlon Peterson talks being raped at gunpoint when he was 14, unlearning shame, finding power in vulnerability, reframing masculinity a...Show More

59:06 | Nov 10th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly WOC podcast. #theCONSENTconvo: a public conversation campaign on consent PERSONAL JOURNEYS ON CONSENT POLITICS OF CONSENT IN THE AGE OF TRUMP Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Monica Dennis & Liz S Alexander

59:06 | Oct 27th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WOC podcast #theCONSENTconvo: my public conversation campaign on CONSENT Sexual Assault Survivors Share What Consent Means for Them Personal Consent journey, ReImagining Pleasure, Reframing Consent How do you as a survivor re...Show More

21:20 | Oct 27th, 2016

#theCONSENTconvo on THE SPIN: my public conversation campaign on CONSENT. Writer Kiese Laymon is a survivor of sexual assault. He shares how being a survivor shaped his relationship to consent, masculinity, sex, power, women and men. HOST: Esther A...Show More

59:46 | Oct 20th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WoC podcast. #theCONSENTconvo: a public conversation campaign on consent with women and men CONSENT: how do you make it sexy? CONSENT to GRIEVE: consent for healing Black women's emotionality Host: Esther Armah Contributors: S...Show More

20:39 | Oct 20th, 2016

THE SPIN: #theCONSENTconvo: a public conversation campaign on consent. An #emotionaljustice project in partnership with Ebony.com CONSENT JOURNEYS: How do you make consent sexy? Sharing Personal consent journeys UNLEARNING MASCULINITY:: teaching boys...Show More

59:06 | Oct 13th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WOC media panel #theCONSENTconvo: public conversation campaign on consent PART I: Black Queer & Bi Women Talk Consent: PART II: Sexual Assault Survivors Legislation: Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Lynnee Denise and Imani U...Show More

15:58 | Oct 13th, 2016

THE SPIN #theCONSENTconvo:public conversation campaign on consent Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Darnell Moore and Byron Hurt Black men talk consent: how did they learn it, from whom, how did that learning shape their relationship to their body, s...Show More

59:06 | Oct 6th, 2016

THE SPIN & Emotional Justice in partnership with Ebony.com present #theCONSENTconvo: a public loving, unlearning, reframing conversation campaign on CONSENT CONSENT: the personal, familial, cultural and societal CONSENT: on Nate Parker, toxic masculi...Show More

59:06 | Sep 29th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WOC podcast 2016 US POLICE KILLINGS OF BLACK PEOPLE SURPASS 1892 LYNCHINGS WHITE JUDGE BOOTED FROM THE BENCH DUE TO RAPE REMARKS? HONORING BLACK WOMEN'S MOVEMENT BUILDING WORK Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Monica Dennis and...Show More

59:06 | Sep 22nd, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WOC podcast. GLOBAL BLACK HAIR BATTLES: US Appeals Court 2 South Africa high school ARIZONA NEW LAW: Change a Diaper Become a Child Molester WAGE GAP BTWN BLACK & WHITE AMERICANS:Wider in 2016 than 1979 Host: Esther Armah Cont...Show More

58:45 | Sep 16th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WOC podcast. CULTURE vs ABUSE - some call it culture, is it really just abuse? GEORGETOWN: Slavery & Scholarship A PIONEER'S PERSONAL MISSION-Dr Hadiyah Greene cancertreatment Host: Esther Armah Guests: Beverley Nambozo, U...Show More

58:42 | Sep 9th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly global podcast. On air: GHANA, US, NIGERIA VALUING BLACK LIVES 2016 EMOTIONAL EMANCIPATION - 2nd Annual Emotional Emancipation Summit COLIN KAEPERNICK - sports, race, protest, star spangled bigotry Host: Esther Armah Special Gues...Show More

58:52 | Jul 1st, 2016

THE SPIN: all WoC weekly podcast JESSE WILLIAMS - A Speech for These Times A WIN SUPREME - Texas abortion law overturned RECALL JUDGE - Stanford rape case judge accused of racial bias Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Sofia Quintero and Asha Bandele

58:25 | Jun 24th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WoC podcast THEME: Black Women's Labor: The Two Cs: Shirley Chisholm & Hillary Clinton Mary Seacole vs Florence Nightingale - Size Matters Sustainable Solidarity - state of OUR union sister to sister Host: Esther Armah Contri...Show More

58:54 | Jun 17th, 2016

THE SPIN: weekly all WOC podcast. This week: 1 theme, 2 massacres INTERSECTIONS: Orlando & Charleston - 1 year anniversary ORLANDO: Religion, Homophobia, Masculinity, US terrorism, Islamophobia CHARLESTON: Race, Religion, White Privilege, White Supre...Show More

58:56 | Jun 9th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WOC podcast Lupita vs Audrey: Suited, Booted, Rooted & Still Looted! Style in the Struggle: Fashion as Resistance, Liberation, Armour Muhammad Ali, Prince, Fela Kuti: The Style in Global Black Masculinities Host: Esther Armah...Show More

59:00 | Jun 2nd, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WoC podcast. On air across US, Nigeria, Ghana Harambe & The Public Shaming of a Black Family Let's Talk about Sex, Baby - Consent Classes, Masculinity Models, Cuffed & In Contempt: Public Defender Silenced by White Judge Host...Show More

58:00 | May 26th, 2016

THE SPIN: weekly all WoC media podcast FREDDIE GRAY: Killer Cop Cleared As Blue Lives Matter Bill Passes AFRICA LIBERATION DAY: Killing Charity Porn, FEMINISM MEETS COLORISM:The Politics of Black Pretty in Feminism Host: Esther Armah Contributors: S...Show More

58:08 | May 12th, 2016

THE SPIN: all WOC media panel NAACP to Donald Trump: an invitation bell on Bey: bell hooks on Beyonce's Lemonade Haiti & the Red Cross: the rise and rise of the NGO industrial complex Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Dr Brittney Cooper and Dr Treva B...Show More

58:33 | May 6th, 2016

THE SPIN; my weekly WOC podcast, on air US, Ghana, Nigeria Lil Kim: the cancer of colorism - individual, institutional, global Congressional Caucus on Black Girls & Women: a first The 'Good' Black Man/The 'Feminist' Black Man: a public convo Host: Es...Show More

58:57 | Apr 29th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WOC media podcast on air in US, Ghana, Nigeria BEYONCE: Lemonade HARRIET TUBMAN: $20 bill PRINCE: death and musical life Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Professor Blair Kelley, DJ Scholar Lynnee Denise

58:23 | Apr 21st, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WoC media panel podcast Afrika Bambaata: Hip Hop Icon & Alleged Sexual Abuser Erykah Badu: 140 Character Victim Blaming Ohio State University: Campus Uprising #ReclaimOSU Host: Esther Armah Guests: Dr Yaba Blay and Dr Treva B....Show More

55:00 | Apr 14th, 2016

THE SPIN: all WoC media panel. Bill Clinton: Suprepredator Policy: 1994 Crime Bill Jesus Talk: Fired for Preaching While Policing Malawi Magic: How 1 Chief Ended 850 Child Marriages Host: Esther Armah Guests: Dr Christina Greer, Dr Bhakti Shringapu...Show More

58:52 | Apr 8th, 2016

THE SPIN: all WOC media panel podcast Making Bank from Bondage - Industrial $ From Folk Behind Bars Black Girl is a Verb - Languaging Black Girl Brilliance April=Sexual Assault Awareness Month - Kesha & Silence Bargains Host: Esther Armah Contributor...Show More

56:14 | Mar 24th, 2016

THE SPIN: On air: US, Ghana, Nigeria. Right here: Via Podcast H2O: H2 Oh Hell No! Flint's Water Crisis: Environmental Racism Florida Felony Disenfranchisment: Time Served, Vote Denied. #ByeAnita: Chicago Black Lives Matter Kicks Out Prosecutor Host: ...Show More

58:49 | Mar 17th, 2016

THE SPIN: my weekly all WoC podcast Trump Rallies: Chicago 2 St Louis The Soundtrack of Protest Trump Apologists: From Ben Carson 2 Black Pastors 2 White Christians This Body: 30 sec ad feat Plus Sized Women banned for 'indecency' Host: Esther Arma...Show More

58:25 | Mar 10th, 2016

THE SPIN: all WOC media panel podcast Zoe Saldana Goddamn! Playing Nina, Provoking a Storm South Africa: Virginity Tests for College Bound Girls Georgia on My Mind: Teacher 2 Student:You're Dumb, Just Have Sex, Host: Esther Armah Contributors: Dr Ya...Show More

57:57 | Feb 11th, 2016

THE SPIN: Prof Imani Perry: Stopped. Body Searched. Arrested. Cuffed To A Table Beyoncé Formation: Creole Sideye, Black South Motherland, Black Queer Expression Host: Esther Armah Prof Imani Perry & Monifa Bandele. Dr Yaba Blay & Lynnee Denise