Two Black women navigating the world of academia and sharing the experiences of Black folks in academic spaces.

52: Black Educators FTW!
Sep 24 • 47 min
In this episode we celebrate Dr. Gholdy Muhammad and delve into what Black educators have to say about returning to school. Amid concerns of widening equity gaps, Black educators suggest a starting point
51: Education in the Midst of Covid
Sep 10 • 46 min
Welcome back to another season! In this episode we catch up on summer, celebrate the life and legacy of Clara Adams and discuss education In the midst of Covid.Show notes:The Life and Legacy of Clara Adams
50: Commencements Amidst a Pandemic
May 28 • 29 min
In this episode we talk all things graduation + Covid-19.
49: Changes in Underrepresentation: Affirmative Action Bans in Public Universities
May 14 • 31 min
This week Tiff and Autumn delve into the repercussions of affirmative action bans for Black and Brown students in several states.
48: Using the Love Languages to Guide you through COVID-19
Apr 30 • 50 min
In this episode Tiffany and Autumn discuss how the love languages can be a useful tool for loving Intentionally during this period of physical distancing.
47: Resting while Working
Apr 16 • 31 min
Part 4 of 4 on mindfulness. We hope you’ve enjoyed this series!!
46: On Yoga & Wellness with Lorry
Apr 2 • 42 min
This week Autumn catches up with Lorry about her yoga journey.
45: How to Navigate the Workspace
Mar 19 • 29 min
Part 2 of 4 on our mindfulness series
44: Stillness Through the Journey
Mar 5 • 18 min
Join us on part one of this four part series of mindfulness in academia.
Bonus: Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast
Feb 21 • 11 min
Bonus episode from the University of Maryland’s College of Education:We explore how UMD’s College of Education has been on the forefront of advancing diversity and inclusion in higher education with special guests Dr. Vivian Boyd (Ph.D. ‘75), Dr. Sharon…
43: Antiracist Teaching with Mary and Marc
Feb 20 • 41 min
Autumn discusses antiracist teaching with educators Marc Weinschenker & Mary Thomas.
42: Women in STEM with Danyielle Lawrence
Feb 6 • 37 min
41: The Job Market
Jan 23 • 28 min
Autumn & Tiffany talk job market.
40: Onward and Upward
Jan 9 • 40 min
Tiffany and Autumn discuss their goals for the new year.
39: Look Back at It: Reflections on the Decade
Dec 26, 2019 • 42 min
Tiffany and Autumn reflect on the past decade of their personal and professional lives and look forward to the next ten years!
38: Intentionality with Shakera Harris
Dec 12, 2019 • 25 min
This week Tiffany sits down to talk all things Intentionality with Shakera Harris.
37: Hairesteem with Aminah Green
Nov 28, 2019 • 28 min
In this episode Autumn talks all things hair education and Black girls with cosmetologist Aminah Green of Hairesteem!
36: Getting in Our Own Way
Nov 14, 2019 • 37 min
This week, Tiffany and Autumn jump into some ways they stand in their own way in the workplace. Woman of the Week/History: Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital
35: Management
Oct 31, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode, Tiff and Autumn delve into the highs, lows, and in betweens of management. Woman of the Week/History - Dr. Johnetta Betsch Cole
34: [Conference Season] is Coming!
Oct 17, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode Autumn sits down with Augusta Irele, scholar in Africana and Comparative Lit, to talk about all things conferences. Tune In!
33: Student Loan Debt
Oct 3, 2019 • 37 min
In episode 33, Tiffany & Autumn tackle the daunting issue of student loan debt.
32: Women Leaders
Sep 19, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode, Tiffany & Autumn talk women leaders at the collegiate level.
31: Back to School!!!!
Sep 5, 2019 • 30 min
On this episode, Tiffany & Autumn share some tips for this back-to-school season!
Summer Announcement
Jun 14, 2019 • 0 min
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Bonus Episode: Blk Women in Grad School
May 30, 2019 • 47 min
BONUS EPISODE!!!In this very special episode Autumn chats with Allante, Ravynn, and Joy, some of the dopest Black women grad student influencers, about community, scholarship, and all things grad school.
29: On UNCF with Joakina
May 23, 2019 • 39 min
This week, Autumn sits down with Joakina, fellow doc student and employee at United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to talk all things higher education, and especially money.
28: On Major & Career Choice with Devon
May 9, 2019 • 46 min
This week, Tiffany talks college and career choice with close friend, Devon.
27: Young, Black, + Principal-ed with Maya and Marcus
Apr 25, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode, Autumn chats with two young principals, Maya and Marcus, about their experiences as school leaders.
26: Silent Sam
Mar 28, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode we delve into the history of Karen Parker, the first Black woman to attend and graduate from UNC Chapel Hill as an undergraduate student, and get into the details of the Silent Sam issue on the campus today.
25: The History of Higher Ed in the US
Mar 14, 2019 • 36 min
This week, we celebrate Lauren Underwood, and break down the history of higher ed in the US.
24: To Black Girls!
Feb 28, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode we celebrate Black girlhood. From a discussion about a curriculum for Michelle Obama’s Becoming, to remembering Elizabeth Eckford’s brave actions with the Little Rock 9, to a reminder about the healing power of sisterhood, this episode…
23: Shoutout to Bennett College
Feb 14, 2019 • 29 min
Happy Valentine’s Day! In this episode we show some love to Bennett College and discuss the gender pay gap. Enjoy!!
22: Black History Month
Jan 31, 2019 • 32 min
Happy (early) Black History Month! In this episode we celebrate the Black women who came before us, discuss the history behind the month-long celebration, and delve into its contemporary implications.
21: Diversity Dreams
Jan 17, 2019 • 34 min
This week, we celebrate Tiffany’s mom (hi, mom!) and talk a bit about our “diversity dreams” for the field of education. Enjoy!
20: On Doing It ALL with Allanté
Jan 3, 2019 • 39 min
Happy New Year! This week, Autumn talks with guest co-host, Allanté Whitmore, of Blk + in Grad School about how she balances graduate school, a podcast, and life in general.
19: On School Counseling with Shannon
Dec 20, 2018 • 45 min
Autumn chats with co-host, Shannon Jeffries, about college and career counseling and her new book, Deep Condition!’Sweatt V. Painter’: Nearly Forgotten, But Landmark Texas Integration CaseFisher V. University of Texas at Austin
18: On Choosing an HBCU w. Airis Thomas
Dec 6, 2018 • 33 min
Tiffany chats with Airis to talk about her undergraduate and work experience at an HBCU.
17: The School-to-Prison Pipeline with Monique Anderson
Nov 20, 2018 • 31 min
This week Tiffany discusses the school-to-prison pipeline with guest co-host, Monique Anderson. Woman of the Week: Taifha Baker, JDHistory: How the School-to-Prison Pipeline is CreatedNews: Panel Dissects Role of Suspension in School-to-Prison Pipeline
16: The Value of Black Teachers
Nov 8, 2018 • 30 min
This week, Autumn and Tiffany discuss the value and importance of Black teachers historically, in their own lives, and in the days of DeVos.
15: The History of School Rankings
Oct 25, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, Autumn and Tiffany discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of school rankings. The History of School RankingsWhy School Rankings are Meaningless and Harmful
14: The GOAT
Oct 11, 2018 • 30 min
This week, we discuss this history of Black philanthropy in education, and of course GOAT’s latest philanthropic efforts.Shout-out to guest contributor, future Dr. James-Gallaway!
13: Diversity where?
Sep 27, 2018 • 55 min
This week we discuss “diversity” in the workplace. Y’all ready for this one?
12: Ode to Ida B. Wells
Sep 13, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, Autumn and Tiffany discuss everything Ida B. Wells: her life, her legacy, and her soon to be monument.
11: Attending PWIs
Aug 30, 2018 • 44 min
In the first episode of season 2, Tiffany and Autumn jump right back in with a discussion of Fanny Jackson and her experiences at Oberlin College and beyond. They also chat about season 2 of Dear White People.
10: Individualized Education with Lorry
Jun 21, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode, Autumn sits down (virtually) with Lorry, Program Associate at Populace, the organization dedicated to personalized education for all students. Tune in as they discuss, the good, the bad, and the ugly of personalized education as well as…
9: Graduations Galore!
Jun 7, 2018 • 31 min
Shoutout to all the graduates! This week Tiffany and Autumn celebrate graduations at all levels. Listen as they discuss Alexander Lucius Twilight, the first Black person to earn a bachelor’s degree, Julia Nepper who completed her PhD in Biochemistry at…
8: On School Psychology with Teren
May 24, 2018 • 32 min
This week, Tiffany talks with guest Teren Stokes on all things school psychology.
7: On Admissions with Costume Couture
May 10, 2018 • 35 min
Meet Jamika Williams, the “We Are” yelling, costume designing, Assistant Director of Admissions, and all around dope person. Listen as Autumn interviews our first guest about her role in academia and her love for both admissions.Jamika’s IG:…
6: Drink Your Water
Apr 26, 2018 • 34 min
This week we discuss the University of South Carolina’s statue of Richard T. Greener, Harvard’s first African American graduate, late educator activist Marva Collins, and how Black women shaped the law banning sex discrimination.USC’s Statue:…
5: Would you have stood in solidarity with us?
Apr 12, 2018 • 28 min
Today we discuss the power being at the top of the publication chain and celebrate both Marley Dias and some Philly teens who call out Florida teens to ask, “would you have stood in solidarity with us?”Journal of Negro…
4: Black Women in Ed Are Lit!
Mar 29, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode Tiffany and Autumn shed light on Black Women’s Literary Societies, highlight Kimberly Bryant (the real life Princess Shuri), and discuss the privilege and toxic masculinity of the people committing school shootings.Black Women’s Literary…
3: HBCUs for The Win!
Mar 15, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode, Tiffany and Autumn celebrate Horace Mann Bond, the first Black president of Lincoln University, Riché Barnes, professor of sociocultural anthropology and assistant dean of social sciences at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts, and…
2: Revisiting Brown v. Board
Mar 2, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode, Tiffany and Autumn discuss the negative effects of Brown v. Board, National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward, and the real effects of imposter syndrome.
1: Gettin’ Started
Feb 1, 2018 • 48 min
In this first episode Tiffany & Autumn discuss the early trials of education for Black folks in America, the experiences of women of color on college campuses, and celebrate Dr. Regis Fox, our first Woman of the…
The Teaser
Dec 29, 2017 • 23 min
Just a little somethin somethin. Get to know Tiffany & Autumn a little bit better while you wait for the launch.Enjoy!