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episode 7 - woke black folk with funmilola fagbamila

July 22, 2019

your favorites are baaaaaaack and we bring you a powerful conversation with funmilola fagbamila (@funmi_lola), a gifted emcee, organizer, professor and playwright. funmilola (aka lola) is the creator and star of her one woman show, the intersection: woke black folk. her theater piece explores and deconstructs black political identity by showcasing the deep differences and divides within black communities today. Called, "timely, brilliant, and necessary" by angela davis, the intersection is a story about how humans navigate difference. we chat in detail about her show, the politics of "being woke", blackness and compassion. this is truly an episode you don't want to miss! make sure you show her some love and join us at her one night showcase at the skirball cultural center, aug. 9. see you at the theater!

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