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FriendsLikeUs

A Podcast featuring women of color with different views on hot topics. 

Aug 10, 2022

C. Zawadi Morris is an award-winning journalist and a Chicago native who moved to Brooklyn in 1997. Ms. Morris holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (and a minor in Spanish) from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She has worked as the...


Aug 3, 2022

Leighann Lord: Leighann Lord is a veteran standup comedian who has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, The View, and is a former co-host of the Emmy-nominated StarTalk with Neil de Grasse Tyson. She has performed for the troops in the Middle East and is a recipient of the AHA Humanist Arts Award. Leighann can be seen in...


Jul 27, 2022

This week on Friends Like Us we talk with Autumn Rowe, Zainab Johnson, and Erin Jackson about unsafe abortions, children activist and more with host Marina Franklin.

Autumn Rowe is on the heels of celebrating her Grammy Award WIN for ‘Best Album’ with Jon Batiste at the 64th Grammy Awards (where she was...


Jul 20, 2022

Erin Jackson is one of the fastest-rising comedians in New York City. She works nightly in the city’s top comedy clubs and most recently made her Netflix debut on Season 2 of Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready. She currently writes for the hit Netflix show, The Upshaws, and has appeared on Late Night with Seth...


Jul 13, 2022

Hitha Palepu:  Hitha Palepu is a consummate multi-hyphenate. She is an entrepreneur, investor, author, and speaker. She is the CEO of Rhoshan Pharmaceuticals and a partner in Adama Ventures, focused on investments in women-founded and women-focused companies. She is the author of We’re Speaking: The Life Lessons of...