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Where Black Millennials tell the stories you won't see on TV. After tuning in, subscribe to our newsletter to get first dibs at tickets to to our live storytelling events: www.youhadmeatblack.com.

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    The Problem with Precaution

    Kevin (fka Erk tha Jerk) learns the hard way to be careful what you wish for.

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    Fonkin' Up

    Despite graduating from a prestigious college and traveling the world, a young man struggles to escape the conditioning of his hometown.

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    Ms Tramble’s Favorite

    Chinaka makes an unlikely friend over the fence in her grandmother’s backyard.

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    Irish You Would

    Elijah and his friends' Saint Patrick's Day fun takes a sobering turn outside of a San Francisco bar.

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    Rise of the African Americans

    Bria struggles with how to react to a teacher who can't seem to learn how to speak to his Black students.

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    He's Not Worth It, But My Light Bill Is

    Welcome to Season 4! After a traumatic experience at work, Brea reclaims her right to be the Angry Black Woman. After listening, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Google Play Music to get new episodes straight to your device. Then leave a review!

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    The Legend of Yoga Booty & Angry White Girl - Season 3 Finale Pt. 2

    Welcome to our Season 3 Finale Part 21 This week we’re playing back the last two stories from our last kickback in Oakland. First up is Randi, whose story, effectively dubbed, “The Legend of Yoga Booty #1” needs no introduction. We close out this season with Mehera, who is just tired of being told she’s not *really* black. . Produced by: @adizaheghan . Our kickbacks are a space to celebrate our culture, our community, and to turn up. All across the country we see gentrification push us out, disregard our history and erase our presence. In the wake of that, YHMAB is a notice that we are still here and we are not silent. We want to bring these events across the country and need your help. We have 2 days to reach our Kickstarter goal, or we’ll lose everything we’ve raised. Make a pledge to join our movement at youhadmeatblack.com/donate

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    Theo & Bubba's Mixtape - Season 3 Finale Pt. 1

    Welcome to pt 1. of our Season 3 finale! Today we're playing back stories recorded at our last kickback in Oakland. The first comes from Theo, a former child singer whose mom did whatever it took to support his career. The second, from Mani, who tried to run away from something that was rooted deep within. Produced by: Adizah Eghan After listening, head to youhadmeatblack.com/donate to back our Kickstarter campaign and bring live shows like this one to cities across the country. We have 9 days left to raise $12k!

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    Bend it Like Natty

    Produced by: Britney Abrahams Music & Scoring by: Deion Henderson A young rising athlete, Andre learns that sometimes giving up what you love can bring you closer to who you love. We recorded this story as part of the Black Space Matters exhibit at Art Basel Miami. It's a multi-media project that pays tribute to black-owned spaces in the wake of gentrification and mass cultural appropriation. Andre, who goes by Natty Rebel, was one of the artists on the project. After listening, check out our Kickstarter: youhadmeatblack.com/donate. We're raising $25k to bring our live experiences on tour to different cities! We just released new rewards, including personal finance consultations, fitness coaching, and professional headshot sessions!

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    Zoo What You Gotta Zoo

    To her horror, Jessica's dad reveals an unconventional plan to get in to their local zoo. Produced by: Afi Yellow-Duke Scoring by: Charlie Caperning After listening, check out our Kickstarter: youhadmeatblack.com/donate. We're raising funds to bring our live experiences on tour to different cities! Today we released a new reward for ten $50 donors: a 90-minute crash course in launching and growing a podcast. This course will be taught in a virtual small-group over Google Hangout and will cover: - Picking a podcast name - Equipment and software - Designing your cover art - Hosting, and getting set up on platforms like iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play - Must-do marketing activities (pre-and post-launch) Finally, be sure to chat us up in Twitter @youhadmeatblack

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