Who Raised You? Podcast
Season 2 / Ep. 6 Crossing Delmar

Season 2 / Ep. 6 Crossing Delmar

April 9, 2019

Ep 6. Crossing Delmar

ft. Your Words STL, Moline Elementary School, New City School, Ed Hub STL

In this episode, Who Raised You? Podcast collaborated with Your Words STL to record stories about how poetry helped 4th and 5th graders from different sides of St. Louis’ Delmar divide understand each other and themselves. In this episode, you’ll hear excerpts from our time with students from Moline Elementary School and New City School at Innovation Hall, the headquarters of EdHub St. Louis, a center for educators to experiment, collaborate, and innovate.

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Season 2 / Ep. 5 Eden Seminary

Season 2 / Ep. 5 Eden Seminary

January 5, 2019

Season 2 / Ep. 5 Eden Seminary

ft. Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker, Amanda Tello, Rev. Michael Atty

In this episode, Who Raised You? Podcast goes to Eden Seminary, where Jia Lian earned a Master of Divinity. We were invited to host a live podcast at their 2018 Spring Convocation with the theme Church at the Intersections of Race and Sexuality.

Newly recovered from a car accident and missing A TOOTH, Jia facilitated a conversation between Eden Seminary alumni while Treasure attended a celebration of Maya Angelou’s 90th birthday party with her dad in Winston Salem, North Carolina. This was the conversation…

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Season 2 / Ep. 4 Returning West

Season 2 / Ep. 4 Returning West

November 6, 2018

Season 2 / Ep. 4 Returning West

ft. Treasure Shields Redmond & Jia Lian Yang

In this episode, Who Raised You? Podcast returns West. First, we go to Seattle for PodCon 2017, where we ask other podcasters of color: Who Raised You? We talk to Franchesca Ramsey aka Chescaleigh, comedian, Youtuber, and host of MTV’s Decoded. We also talk to two black podcasters, Bacon (Unreasonable Fridays) and Rashanii (Single Simulcast), about who raised them. 

Then we hop on a plane to the Bay Area and stop by Oakland, Treasure’s old stomping grounds, on the way to San Jose, where Jia Lian grew up. At Fruitvale station (Rest in Power, Oscar Grant), we run into Derek and a former student of Treasure's father, Eugene B. Redmond. In Oakland, we catch up with Glenn, Treasure's manager when she was a hip hop artist in the music industry. Finally, we meet Jia Lian's father in San Jose, where he tells us a story about Jia Lian's fence-climbing shenanigans. 

Join us for this traveling conversation about podcasters of color, how to maintain in gentrifying Oakland, and our vision for the Who Raised You? Listening Collective.

As we explore how culture, family, and intersecting identities pave our way toward liberation, we want to know: Who raised you? Email us at whoraisedyoupodcast@gmail.com or send us an audio recording of your answer. 

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Season 2 / Ep. 3 Beyoncean Theology

Season 2 / Ep. 3 Beyoncean Theology

October 15, 2018

Season 2 / Ep. 3 Beyoncean Theology

ft. Marvin K. White

In this episode, Who Raised You? Podcast goes to Oakland, Treasure’s old stomping grounds. We visit Marvin K. White, a Facebook statustitian, workship facilitator, and poet who has books published by Redbone Press. Join us for a conversation about the theological implications of the slay motha herself: Beyonce.

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Season 2 / Ep. 2 Soul Food

Season 2 / Ep. 2 Soul Food

October 1, 2018

Season 2 / Ep. 2 Soul Food

ft. Michael Atty

In this episode, Who Raised You? Podcast returns to Jia Lian’s kitchen table for a conversation with Michael Atty, a liberation theologian based in St. Louis. Join us for a conversation about kim chi and butter beans, white fragility, and strategic organizing.

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Season 2 / Ep. 1 Hot Pot

Season 2 / Ep. 1 Hot Pot

September 1, 2018

Season 2 / Ep 1. Hot Pot

ft. Jessica Yang, Eli Chi, Ana Vargas Lau, Brian Lau

Season 1 / Ep. 5 The Master’s Tools

Season 1 / Ep. 5 The Master’s Tools

March 4, 2018

Season 1 / Ep 5. The Master's Tools 

ft. Sunni Hutton

Sunni Hutton and Treasure Shields Redmond are poets and educators. Treasure has been impressed by Sunni's leadership in Socialist Alternative and knew that Sunni would be able to speak about "The Master's Tools"  with respect to politics, poems, and education. Join us for a kitchen table chat about growing up poor and black in Kinloch in St. Louis County, attending Vanderbilt and navigating Teach for America, and how she decided to stay in St. Louis to do the work. 

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Season 1 / Ep. 4 Church & State

Season 1 / Ep. 4 Church & State

February 22, 2018

Season 1 / Ep 4. Church & State

ft. Brittini Gray (Ree Belle) 

Brittini Gray (Ree Belle) and Karen (Jia Lian) Yang attended Eden Theological Seminary together. They've grown leaps and bounds through those years, being formed as faith leaders in the midst of the Ferguson uprising. Join us for a kitchen table chat about faith-based organizing, twists and turns in our callings, and holding space for the questions. 

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Season 1 / Ep. 3 Don’t Touch My Hair

Season 1 / Ep. 3 Don’t Touch My Hair

February 1, 2018

Season 1 / Ep 3. Don't Touch My Hair

ft. De Nichols

De Nichols and Karen (Jia Lian) Yang studied Social Work together at the Brown School of Social Work of Washington University in St. Louis. Since then, De did the "big chop" and has embraced her hair as her crown. Treasure and De have roots in Memphis, so join us for a kitchen table chat about appearance and "professionalism," the Memphis hair scene and black power movement, and the importance of being unapologetically yourself.

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Season 1 / Ep. 2 Drag

Season 1 / Ep. 2 Drag

January 15, 2018

Season 1 / Ep. 2 Drag

ft. Joss Barton

Joss Barton and Treasure Shields Redmond met at a poetry reading at Goodie House, a St. Louis intersectional literary scene serving truth, fire, love and free wine and snacks. Treasure was blown away by this fierce, beautiful Latinx woman, and they have been friends ever since. Join us for a kitchen table chat about growing up queer and adopted in rural Missouri, fashion and political expression, and how the queer imagination liberates its damn self.

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