35 EpisodesProduced by Brittany Hughes and Kelly Jeanine

Blher Podcast takes on the world one social issue at a time ----highlighting the perspectives of two young, black, professional women. We cover everything from politics, law, religion, pop culture and the day-to-day we face through storytelling and discussion. Featuring Kelly Jeanine and Brittany. w… read more

35 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Rethink The Diet Sis

June 12th, 2019


In this episode Brittany and Kelly discuss diet culture, societal pressure to be thin, and how this impacts black women. 

A Woman's Right

May 29th, 2019


In this episode Brittany and Kelly discuss a woman's right to choose an abortion, if the right should exists and different perspectives on what it …


May 15th, 2019


Brittany and Kelly explore the implications of the one drop rule and how racial ambiguity and identity impact the black community. 

Women and Power

May 1st, 2019


In this episode Brittany and Kelly take a look at the dynamics of power and challenges to obtaining power that women face. They focus on these issues in government, corporate America, and their own lives. 

Emotional Labor

April 17th, 2019


In this episode Brittany and Kelly explore "emotional labor", the unpaid, sometimes unseen work that we do by providing unchecked emotional support to those around us. They take an in depth look at how emotional labor …

Going & Gone

April 2nd, 2019


Brittany and Kelly Jeanine discuss why young adults are leaving the church. Episode discusses how issues like social justice and community needs are …

Keeping It Professional

March 19th, 2019


In this episode Brittany and Kelly discuss their professional work experiences and share tips on how to succeed in the workplace


March 6th, 2019


In this episode Kelly and Brittany discuss globalization and its impact on politics,  life for minorities in America, the environment, and education. 

Jesus, Hotep, and Mohammed

February 20th, 2019


In this episode Brittany and Kelly explore the diversity of religion in the Black Diaspora. They discuss the roots of religion in Africa and how world religions have been shaped by Black people. 

Unwhitewashing Black History Month

February 5th, 2019


In our latest episode we discuss the origins of Black History Month, how it's been watered down in modern society, and how we can reclaim and celebrate our history. 

To learn more about some notable black women who …

The Need for Black Feminism featuring Adrina Fanore and Davis Northern

January 22nd, 2019


In Season 3 Episode 2 we sit down with Adrina Fanore and Davis Northern to discuss Astral, their fashion film centered around the power of black women. We also discuss black feminism and how it has impacted our lives …

2019 - Embrace the Win

January 8th, 2019


In Season 3 episode 1, Brittany and Kelly sit down with Anthony Bolden from Embolden Podcast to discuss New Year's Resolutions, goals and intentions. 

You Are What You Can Afford

December 5th, 2018


In this episode, Brittany and Kelly discuss food access and the impact it has on people of color.  They explore the socioeconomic factors surrounding …

Holiday Rant

November 21st, 2018


From Capitalism to Kwanzaa. In this episode, Brittany and Kelly rant about the holidays, the pros and the cons. They explore ways to ethically …

Justice for All

November 14th, 2018


In this episode Brittany discusses the U.S. criminal justice system and the needs efforts for reform.

Black Check

November 7th, 2018


In this week's episode Brittany and Kelly discuss  how communities -- like Black Americans -- define and maintain our culture and what that means for …

Ballot Woes

October 30th, 2018


In this episode Brittany and Kelly explore the democratic process-voting, they look at the reality of voter suppression, some interesting campaigns across the country, and the history of voting in America.



October 24th, 2018


In Season 2 Episode 5 we are talking about the diaspora, and how black culture connects, intersects and differs in America, the West Indies, …

Soapbox Edition

October 16th, 2018


In episode 4 of season 2 Brittany and Kelly Jeanine dissect some of the crazy news trending on Twitter. 

Welfare Queen

October 9th, 2018


In today’s episode we are talking about politics, social services, and the pervasive stereotype of the “Welfare Queen” that has negatively affected …

The Locker Room

October 2nd, 2018


In this episode Brittany and Kelly are joined by Jahaziel Howard, former overseas basketball player and brother to NBA player Dwight Howard, and Quatavious Cash, professional boxer featured on The Contender. They …


September 25th, 2018


In the first episode of Season 2 Brittany and Kelly Jeanine talk about how traveling has impacted their worldview, definition of blackness, and views on racism at home and around the globe.

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Season 1 Best Of: The Issues We Face

September 18th, 2018


In this episode Brittany and Kelly Jeanine recap topics from season 1 including immigration, domestic violence and politics.

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Best of Religion & Black Women

September 11th, 2018


This episode is a recap moments of season 1 that touch on how religion impacts black women and women of color. We'll dive into patriarchy, gender …

An Ode to Self Care

September 4th, 2018


In the final episode of Season One, Kelly and Brittany discuss the importance of self care and remaining positive in our crazy world.

A Black Woman Can

August 28th, 2018


In this episode, Brittany and Kelly celebrate the success of black women and discuss the obstacles that many black women experience on their journey to success. This one 's for us.


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August 21st, 2018


In episode 9 Brittany and Kelly Jeanine discuss purity culture and how it negatively impacts women of color. This episode covers the history of …

Colorism: It be ya own

August 14th, 2018


In this episode Brittany and Kelly explore the topic of colorism. They discuss its roots, personal experiences, and obstacles in addressing the …

Let’s Blame Millennials!

August 7th, 2018


Everyone is blaming Millennials and Kelly & Brittany want to talk about it. In this episode they discuss the generational divides and realities for Millennials.

The S Word

July 31st, 2018


A conversation, not an endorsement, on Socialism.

How To Be An Ally

July 24th, 2018


In this week's episode Kelly and Brittany talk about how to be an ally for the communities and people you want to serve. They discuss advocacy and all the nuances that accompany it.

The 25%

July 17th, 2018


In this episode Brittany and Kelly discuss the impacts of Domestic Violence on society. They explore its implications in media, communities of color, …

The Imposter

July 10th, 2018


In this episode Kelly and I discuss microaggressions, hypervisibility, imposter syndrome, and all the things that follow women/POC./underrepresented …

America and The Immigrant

July 3rd, 2018


In this episode Kelly and Brittany have an in depth discussion on Immigration. As U.S. media is currently highlighting the highs and lows of the Trump Administration's approach to immigration, the hosts of Blher decide …

Feminism and Faith

June 26th, 2018


In this episode hosts Brittany and Kelly Jeanine discuss feminism and religion. They take an honest look at church in the black community, gender …

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