Some Kind of Brown Podcast

Some Kind of Brown Podcast

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“What are you?” Welcome to the place where the answer is always human. The southern bred host, Natalie Evans, brings you along on her journey to reconnect to all of her Multi-Racial self, talks to guests from other ethnic backgrounds about their own journeys, and current events! Watch out for American national heritage months because there’s always something special! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/some-kind-of-brown-podcast/support


54 - National Stalker Awareness Month and My Story
Jan 15 • 14 min
So today I am going to tell you something new. It’s heavy, but it’s also National Stalker Awareness Month and I think it’s important to share my story as well. These issues need to be talked about more and thank you to Hope from Radiant Mix Podcast and…
Update on Missing Yakama Sister
Jan 10 • 1 min
There have been so many of you who listened to and shared the press release about Emily’s relative during Red November. We have an update now and our sister has unfortunately walked on. To respect Yakama traditions of not saying the name or sharing the…
53 - The Dish on Being Indian American and Interracial Relationships with Disha
Jan 8 • 63 min
Disha from the podcast, But What Will People Say, joins us to talk about her podcast and her cultural journey of finding a place between two worlds and marrying someone her parents hadn’t expected. Honestly, I had so much fun talking to her and her…
52 - Bye 2019, Hello 2020
Jan 1 • 13 min
Thank you for everything 2019 and goodbye to everything that drove us crazy! We’re making space for all the beautiful things in 2020 by talking about what you really want to wish in the last decade. I asked you for tea and you served it! Let’s wingardium…
51 - Identity, the Ambiguous Cloud with Art History
Dec 18, 2019 • 41 min
This is part 2 of the conversation with Brandi and Danni, the great minds behind the Art Sistory podcast. In this half, we really dive deep into how they identify and I learned a new way of looking at identity. Identity is something that can be clear and…
50 - To Identify or Not to Identify with Art Sistory Part 1
Dec 11, 2019 • 27 min
Holy cow, we’ve made it to episode 50!! To celebrate, Danni and Brandi of Art Sistory have joined me to talk about identity and all the things! This is a really interesting and fun episode and I hope you enjoy it. Keep and eye out for part 2 next week!…
49 - The Future of Red November and Some Kind of Brown
Dec 4, 2019 • 19 min
Welcome back as we wrap up 2019! Red November was more amazing than I could have ever imagined and it’s because of all of you and the amazing womxn who agreed to join me. The response to the series has kickstarted forming a new podcast centered around…
Urgent - Press Release for Missing Rachel Norris
Nov 27, 2019 • 3 min
Rachel Norris is a family member of Emily Washines who joined us last week and we both ask that you share this information wherever you can so that we can bring Rachel home. You can find a picture of Rachel on my Instagram. Thank you so much for…
48 - Hanna Harris and Amber Webb
Nov 27, 2019 • 44 min
This is the final week of Red November and I think this is the perfect finish! The Red November series is over for the year, but I will continue talking about Native issues and topics outside of November. ** URGENT ** After this episode goes live, there…
47 - Anthonette Christine Cayedito and Emily Washines
Nov 20, 2019 • 62 min
I don’t know how we got here so quickly, but this is the third episode of Red November. If you are a fan of true crime you might recognize both our featured MMIWG2S and guest. Emily was generous enough to bring all of her experience and knowledge to the…
46 - Wahbinmigisi “Pennie” Robertson and Díana Bermudez
Nov 13, 2019 • 65 min
It’s Wednesday and we’ve reached episode 2 of Red November! Technically this was recorded first, but who is counting? I am so, so grateful for Díana. Not only did she agree to contribute to this series, but she’s been incredibly supportive behind the…
45 - Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind and Agnauraq
Nov 6, 2019 • 60 min
Welcome to the first episode of Red November! Agnauraq is back to help me give a general overview of what the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2 Spirit movement and how it affects all of us. There are a lot of facets and emotions involved…
44 - Culture, Religion, and Fairies with Believer Skeptic
Oct 9, 2019 • 50 min
Hello and happy Wednesday! Chris and Cody from Believer Skeptic have joined us for the last episode of October and they closed us out with all the fun and laughter! I loved recording with them and exploring the intersectionality of being in the LGBTQIA+…
43 - Hair and Black Culture with Sade
Oct 2, 2019 • 66 min
This week Sade from Offscreen Babble is joining us to talk about all the nuances of Black culture, the place of African culture in the mix, and how much weight is put into how you decide to style your hair. Sade and I talked for so long and had such an…
42 - The Shades of a Person with Melissa Sheldon
Sep 25, 2019 • 50 min
There’s more to a person than race, but a person’s race and culture colors all area of their life. This dichotomy is why we still need to have these important conversations! This week, we have the amazing Melissa Sheldon who shares her Mixed Latinx…
41 - Beyond the News August 2019 Part 2
Sep 17, 2019 • 19 min
As most of you probably know already, a lot happened in August. This episode of Beyond the News is going to provide some updates to the stories we already covered and discuss some new events. For the future episodes, I would really appreciate your input…
40 - Connected by a Song
Sep 11, 2019 • 14 min
After 24 years, I finally got to be reunited with my cousin Mansfield at a powwow in Grand Rapids! It was absolutely surreal and so many things happened that were affirming to me not only as a Multi-Racial person, but also as a Choctaw and Cherokee woman.…
39 - Tough Conversations with Mixed in America
Sep 4, 2019 • 59 min
Welcome back everyone! We’ve got not one guest, but two again! Jazmine Jarvis and Meagan Kimberly Smith, the founders of the non-profit organization Mixed in America, joined us to talk about how to talk about difficult race conversations with people who…
38 - Touching Base and Interracial Relationships
Aug 28, 2019 • 22 min
After our month long journey through “When They See Us,” we’re going to be switching gears! Between all of the maternal feelings stirred up from watching the series, comments from a family member, and writing my children’s book, I’ve been thinking a lot…
37 - I’m Surviving - When They See Us Part 4
Aug 21, 2019 • 28 min
We have reached an end of an era! This is the last part of the beautiful work of art that is “When They See Us” directed by Ava DuVernay. Because most of this part focuses on Korey and what he went though as a teen in the adult prison system, it’s…
36 - Some Kind of Oti and KT ft. Natalie - From Religion, to Race, to Love
Aug 18, 2019 • 56 min
“For Your Reference” podcast in the form of the amazing KT and Oti have graced us with their presence! They are our first couple interviewed and honestly, I loved our conversation! I hope you enjoy listening to them as much as I did meeting them. Well, as…
35 - They Hate Us Out There - When They See Us Part 3
Aug 14, 2019 • 34 min
We’re over halfway through “When They See Us” and I’m still surprised by how things are unfolding. I think that I’m moving through the stages of grief with these parts. Part one was denial and anger, part two was acceptance and just being disappointed at…
34 - Beyond the Media August 2019
Aug 9, 2019 • 30 min
Hello again beautiful and colorful people! I asked earlier this week if you’d want an episode where I talk about some of the things that have happened over the weekend and here we are! There are going to be a lot of links if you want to see sources or…
33 - One Night - When They See Us Part 2
Aug 7, 2019 • 25 min
Continuing on with “When They See Us,” I’m back with part 2 and this time without the tears. I learned my lesson with the first episode and I seriously appreciate those of you who let me cry on your shoulder, or rather in your ears, last week. This…
32 - What other way they do us? When They See Us Part 1
Jul 31, 2019 • 16 min
When I first announced that I would be reviewing Netflix’s mini-series, “When They See Us,” I might have overestimated myself. I knew the story of The Central Park 5, but I didn’t think how hard this would hit me. I have no regrets, but I’m going to be…
31 - 1 Year of Some Kind of Brown
Jul 20, 2019 • 47 min
As of the 17th, this podcast is a year old! To celebrate, I’ve picked some of my favorite little clips in between reviews. I couldn’t include everything, so if something catches your fancy, check the time stamps below for the full episode. I hope you all…
30 - Under the Confederate Monument ft. Several Tangents
Jul 10, 2019 • 76 min
The story of Will Norman and Gilbert Harris might not be well known, but their deaths and the Confederate Monument that stands where their deaths took place still affect me. Shelley and Talia from Several Tangents use their backgrounds in criminology to…
29 - We’re Out and Intersectionality
Jun 26, 2019 • 28 min
So my girlfriend and I are out! Pride and the days after were an emotional rollercoaster and we’re both still processing. Through everything, we had an amazing experience and it feels a little bit like we’re starting over, or at the very least starting a…
28 - New Pride, New Me
Jun 13, 2019 • 19 min
Just kidding, this episode is more like “New Pride, Same Me.” I know I’m not due to post until next week, but I felt like this was important to put out now. I’ve been vulnerable before on my podcast and others, but what I talk about in this episode makes…
27 - Japanese? It’s Complicated ft. Militantly Mixed Pt. 2
Jun 5, 2019 • 40 min
We’re back with part 2 of the conversation with Mixed Girl Mane from Militantly Mixed! Due to technical and health issues, let’s pretend it’s still the last week of Asian American Pacific Islander Month! Charmaine is a Mixed Black, Japanese, and British…
26 - Japanese? It’s Complicated ft. Militantly Mixed
May 22, 2019 • 44 min
For the next two weeks of Asian American Pacific Islander Month, we’re joined by Mixed Girl Mane from Militantly Mixed! Sharmane is a Mixed Black, Japanese, and British woman and is sharing her perspective of what it means to be Japanese…except when…
25 - AAPI Month ft. Asian_Soph Pt. 2
May 15, 2019 • 45 min
We’re back with part 2 of the conversation with Soph! We expand into some history of AAPI groups that aren’t often talked about like the Hmong, Cambodian (Khmer), Laotian, South West Asians, and Native Hawaiians. Not only that, but we touch on the ever…
24 - Asian American Pacific Islander Month with Asian_Soph Pt. 1
May 8, 2019 • 36 min
Soph from Asian_Soph and Mixed Present on Instagram is back to help bring Asian American Pacific Islander Month to our podcast! Asian Americans have a long and often overlooked history in the United States, so we’re taking the opportunity to fight that as…
23 - Beyoncé, Homecoming, and Blackness
May 2, 2019 • 13 min
I just watched Beyoncé’s Netflix special, Homecoming, and it made me more than proud to be a Black woman. Beyoncé is a cultural icon and basically the very embodiment of female Black power, strength, beauty, and resilience! Is it obvious that I loved it?…
22: POC Vs. White People?
Apr 10, 2019 • 19 min
What will it take to bring everyone to the table and have an honest conversation about race? Is such a thing possible in this current climate where it seems like people of color are too often on one side with White people on the other? Take a listen and…
21 - North of the Mason-Dixon
Mar 6, 2019 • 12 min
You read that correctly, I am now living above the Mason-Dixon Line! It feels crazy to type and started just as crazy an urge to reevaluate my perspective. If you had a preconceived idea of the North or South and then moved, please share your experiences…
20 - Finding a Place and Code Switching with October
Jan 30, 2019 • 34 min
What’s it like to feel like you don’t belong to your own culture? Is it your culture? Do you have to belong and what does that mean? October from Ignorance Conscious joins me for the first time to talk about this and our experiences with being taught to…
19 - Mixed Feature: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas
Jan 16, 2019 • 10 min
We’ve got another global marriage, folks! This one is near and dear to my heart since I’ve been a massive fan of Bollywood for over half of my life. Because of the level of respect both Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas showed each other and their different…
18 - Multiracial Journey of Discovery
Dec 24, 2018 • 11 min
Seeing the pictures of my great-grandparents and learning the truth of my Indigenous background was almost a life altering experience for me. Please let me know if you’ve gone on an exploration of your ethnic or racial backgrounds and have felt the same!…
17 - Super Important Updates!
Dec 18, 2018 • 5 min
I just wanted to really quickly touch base with all of you again now that things are really moving! My first promo comes from my good friend Kate over at Ignorance was Bliss Podcast. You can find her on Twitter at @IWBpodcast and she is also on Podbean!…
16 - Indigenous Ties Pt. 2 Ft. Agnauraq
Nov 20, 2018 • 28 min
This is the second part of my conversation with Agnauraq discussing straddling two cultures when you have Indigenous ties. You can find them on Twitter @taniayaak and on Instagram @agnauraq. If you’d like to join the conversation, head to our new facebook…
15 - Indigenous Ties ft. Agnauraq
Nov 6, 2018 • 39 min
The wonderful Agnauraq from Twitter has graced us for the next couple episodes to talk about straddling racial and ethnic lines when you have racial ties. You can find Agnauraq on Twitter @tanaiyaak and Instagram @agnauraq. Be sure to check them out for…
14 - My Body is a Mess ft. Kate from Ignorance was Bliss
Oct 26, 2018 • 39 min
This episode is a little different from what I usually talk about, but my friend Kate, the host of Ignorance was Bliss is joining me to help me share my health struggles over the past 2 years. Be sure to check out part 2 of our conversation over on her…
13 - Bonus Episode ft. Sam Morel Pt. 3
Oct 22, 2018 • 15 min
This is the last part of my conversation with Sam about his journey rediscovering and reclaiming his identity as a Multiracial Latinx person! Colorfully, Natalie Sam’s Information Sam’s Instagram Sam’s Twitter More of Some Kind of Brown Offerings…
12 - Reclaiming Latinx ft. Sam Morel Pt 2
Oct 16, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode, we’re continuing the conversation with my friend Sam Morel. This time we’re talking about reclaiming Latinx identity. Colorfully, Natalie Sam’s Information Sam’s Instagram Sam’s Twitter More of Some Kind of Brown Offerings Instagram…
11- Rediscovering Latinx ft. Sam Morel Pt 1
Oct 2, 2018 • 35 min
My lovely friend, Sam Morel, joins me to ring in National Hispanic Heritage Month and shares his experience as a fellow multiracial! On this episode we dive into his struggles with identity and the Yandy apocalypse of 2018. You won’t want to miss this…
10 - Mixed Feature: Asian_Soph
Sep 18, 2018 • 37 min
On this wrap up episode with Soph from Asian_Soph, we talk about the lack of education around Asians Americans and Japanese Americans in particular in the school system, crazy things people have said to us, and things you probably shouldn’t say if you’re…
9 - Mixed Feature: Asian_Soph
Sep 11, 2018 • 23 min
We’ve heard Soph’s thoughts about Crazy Rich Asians and now we get to learn about the woman behind the perspective! In this part of her conversation you’ll get to hear about some of her struggles as well as how her father encouraged her to be herself and…
8 - Crazy Rich Asians ft. Asian_Soph Part 2
Sep 3, 2018 • 21 min
This is the final part of my conversation with Soph about Crazy Rich Asians! We’re picking up where we left off talking about the controversy surrounding the casting of the Mixed race male lead, Henry Golding. Colorfully, Natalie Soph’s Information Soph’s…
7 - Crazy Rich Asians and Why it Matters ft. Asian_Soph
Aug 27, 2018 • 25 min
Today we have a special guest, Asian_Soph, to talk about Crazy Rich Asians and why representation matters! This is part one of our conversation. You can find her on instagram at Asian_Soph or on the page she moderates, MixedPresent! Colorfully, Natalie…
6 - Dividing Lines of Hot Springs, Community, and the Internet is Scary
Aug 21, 2018 • 16 min
So much of the Mixed/Multiracial experience is affected by where you grew up, so I’m giving a little history and insight into Hot Springs and how that affected the communities I thought I belonged to. We’re also diving into the scariest place on earth,…
5 - Casting Dilemmas and Anna Diop Starfire Controversy
Aug 7, 2018 • 12 min
Hollywood has a bad track record for casting people of color. In today’s episode, we’ll be discussing the controversy surrounding Anna Diop’s casting as Starfire as well as my own dilemmas with casting in high school. Colorfully, Natalie More of Some Kind…
4 - Identity and Incongruence
Jul 31, 2018 • 9 min
Sometimes we don’t have to pick a side. In today’s episode, I talk about issues surrounding how we identify as Mixed/Multi-Racial people and how incongruence can affect our self-image. Colorfully, Natalie More of Some Kind of Brown Offerings Instagram…
3 - Mixed Feature Meghan Markle
Jul 25, 2018 • 9 min
This is the first episode of the Mixed Feature series highlighting people of Mixed race and this week’s episode is dedicated to Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex. Colorfully, Natalie More of Some Kind of Brown Offerings Instagram Twitter Patreon Buy a…
2 - Representation and Happiness
Jul 17, 2018 • 12 min
So Mulan and Pocahontas weren’t the same race, but you couldn’t have convinced my 8 year old self. This and more on episode 2 of Some Kind of Brown. Colorfully, Natalie More of Some Kind of Brown Offerings Instagram Twitter Patreon Buy a Coffee New Merch…
1 - Some Kind of Brown
Jul 17, 2018 • 13 min
This is the first episode of my new podcast, Some Kind of Brown. You’ll be introduced to me, Natalie, the host of the podcast as well as some of what will be covered in future episodes. Colorfully, Natalie More of Some Kind of Brown Offerings Instagram…