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Some Kind of Brown Podcast

67 EpisodesProduced by Natalie EvansWebsite

"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 Americ… read more

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65 - Two Whole Years and So Many Things

August 19th, 2020

40:43

How has it already been 2 years?? There's so much going on that I wanted to talk about and I definitely couldn't get to it all in this episode! …

64 - Where I've Been and Where We're Going

June 25th, 2020

29:10

Well, it's only been a few internet years! So far 2020 has been a school of hard knocks and I can't say how much support I've felt from those of you …

63 - Why are We Like This? with Mixed Present and Asian_Soph Part 2

March 18th, 2020

44:17

Ok, so I am sort of waving the SOS flag...if one even exists. This is the second part of last week’s episode. I know a lot of us, if not all of us …

62 - Why Are We Like This with Mixed Present and Soph Part 1

March 11th, 2020

45:01

And we're back with the second episode of our month long collaboration with the Instagram page, Mixed Present! I'm blaming this on our friendship, …

61 - Y'All Better Stop with Mixed Present and Asian Soph

March 4th, 2020

57:13

Our girl Soph is back on the podcast for our month long collaboration with the Instagram page, Mixed Present! We asked you what you would like to …

60 - The Politics of Whiteness in America with Feminists Without Mystique

February 26th, 2020

1:05:49

It was so good talking to Maria and Erin from Feminists Without Mystique! We talked today about something I've really wanted to talk about when I found the right people. Maria and Erin approach the topic of Whiteness in …

59 - Finding Cultural Wisdom and Decolonizing with Constanza Eliana

February 19th, 2020

52:04

I'm really excited for all of you to finally hear this episode! It was so refreshing and genuine medicine that it made me happy while I edited! …

58 - Black History Month and Moving Forward

February 12th, 2020

20:15

Black History Month somehow sneaked up on me this year! I want to talk to you about some of my feelings towards Black History Month and my ideas about how to observe all the US heritage months in a way that everyone …

57 - Does Gen Z Have it Better? ft. Brown and Bonita

February 5th, 2020

41:51

I am so excited for you to hear this episode! Sofia and Sydney from Brown and Bonita are such sweethearts and so incredibly smart! They are joining us in this episode because I noticed myself saying that everything is …

56 - My Problem with Goop as Someone Reconnecting

January 29th, 2020

27:02

Are you a little shocked by the fact I'm talking about Goop or The Goop Lab Show on Netflix? It actually came at the perfect time when my brain was already coming to grips with some aspects of reconnecting with my …

55 - A Black Woman Gets No Fairytale: Meghan Markle with Mixed Girl Mane

January 22nd, 2020

1:13:24

Today, Sharmane from Militantly Mixed is joining us to talk about what's happening with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. This situation is nuanced and we both have a lot of feelings. In …

54 - National Stalker Awareness Month and My Story

January 15th, 2020

13:47

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 …

Update on Missing Yakama Sister

January 11th, 2020

1:26

 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 …

53 - The Dish on Being Indian American and Interracial Relationships with Disha

January 8th, 2020

1:02:24

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 …

52 - Bye 2019, Hello 2020

January 1st, 2020

12:17

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 …

51 - Identity, the Ambiguous Cloud with Art History

December 18th, 2019

40:13

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 …

50 - To Identify or Not to Identify with Art Sistory Part 1

December 11th, 2019

26:17

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 …

49 - The Future of Red November and Some Kind of Brown

December 4th, 2019

18:05

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 …

Urgent - Press Release for Missing Rachel Norris

November 27th, 2019

3:40

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 …

48 - Hanna Harris and Amber Webb

November 27th, 2019

43:07

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 ** …

47 - Anthonette Christine Cayedito and Emily Washines

November 20th, 2019

1:01:38

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 …

46 - Wahbinmigisi "Pennie" Robertson and Díana Bermudez

November 13th, 2019

1:04:12

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. …

45 - Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind and Agnauraq

November 6th, 2019

59:40

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 …

44 - Culture, Religion, and Fairies with Believer Skeptic

October 9th, 2019

49:08

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 …

43 - Hair and Black Culture with Sade

October 2nd, 2019

1:05:22

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 …

42 - The Shades of a Person with Melissa Sheldon

September 25th, 2019

49:08

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 …

41 - Beyond the News August 2019 Part 2

September 18th, 2019

18:50

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 …

40 - Connected by a Song

September 11th, 2019

13:33

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 …

39 - Tough Conversations with Mixed in America

September 4th, 2019

58:43

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 …

38 - Touching Base and Interracial Relationships

August 28th, 2019

21:23

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 …

37 - I'm Surviving - When They See Us Part 4

August 21st, 2019

27:44

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 …

36 - Some Kind of Oti and KT ft. Natalie - From Religion, to Race, to Love

August 18th, 2019

55:40

"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 …

35 - They Hate Us Out There - When They See Us Part 3

August 14th, 2019

33:12

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 …

34 - Beyond the Media August 2019

August 9th, 2019

29:23

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 …

33 - One Night - When They See Us Part 2

August 7th, 2019

24:45

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 …

32 - What other way they do us? When They See Us Part 1

July 31st, 2019

14:57

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 …

31 - 1 Year of Some Kind of Brown

July 20th, 2019

46:03

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 …

30 - Under the Confederate Monument ft. Several Tangents

July 11th, 2019

1:15:19

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 …

29 - We're Out and Intersectionality

June 26th, 2019

27:06

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 …

28 - New Pride, New Me

June 13th, 2019

18:50

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 …

27 - Japanese? It's Complicated ft. Militantly Mixed Pt. 2

June 5th, 2019

39:48

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 …

26 - Japanese? It's Complicated ft. Militantly Mixed

May 22nd, 2019

43:51

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 …

25 - AAPI Month ft. Asian_Soph Pt. 2

May 15th, 2019

44:26

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 …

24 - Asian American Pacific Islander Month with Asian_Soph Pt. 1

May 8th, 2019

35:36

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 …

23 - Beyoncé, Homecoming, and Blackness

May 2nd, 2019

12:36

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 …

22: POC Vs. White People?

April 10th, 2019

18:35

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 …

21 - North of the Mason-Dixon

March 7th, 2019

11:23

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 …

20 - Finding a Place and Code Switching with October

January 30th, 2019

33:51

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 …

19 - Mixed Feature: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas

January 16th, 2019

9:50

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. …

18 - Multiracial Journey of Discovery

December 25th, 2018

10:30

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 …

17 - Super Important Updates!

December 18th, 2018

4:04

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 …

16 - Indigenous Ties Pt. 2 Ft. Agnauraq

November 20th, 2018

27:26

This is the second part of my conversation with Agnauraq discussing straddling two cultures when you have Indigenous ties. You can find them on …

15 - Indigenous Ties ft. Agnauraq

November 6th, 2018

38:08

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 …

14 - My Body is a Mess ft. Kate from Ignorance was Bliss

October 26th, 2018

38:54

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 …

13 - Bonus Episode ft. Sam Morel Pt. 3

October 23rd, 2018

14:45

This is the last part of my conversation with Sam about his journey rediscovering and reclaiming his identity as a Multiracial Latinx person!

12 - Reclaiming Latinx ft. Sam Morel Pt 2

October 17th, 2018

23:48

In this episode, we're continuing the conversation with my friend Sam Morel. This time we're talking about reclaiming Latinx identity.

Colorfully,

11- Rediscovering Latinx ft. Sam Morel Pt 1

October 2nd, 2018

34:08

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 …

10 - Mixed Feature: Asian_Soph

September 18th, 2018

36:14

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 …

9 - Mixed Feature: Asian_Soph

September 11th, 2018

22:26

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 …

8 - Crazy Rich Asians ft. Asian_Soph Part 2

September 4th, 2018

20:53

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 …

7 - Crazy Rich Asians and Why it Matters ft. Asian_Soph

August 28th, 2018

24:46

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, …

6 - Dividing Lines of Hot Springs, Community, and the Internet is Scary

August 21st, 2018

15:06

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 …

5 - Casting Dilemmas and Anna Diop Starfire Controversy

August 7th, 2018

11:29

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 …

4 - Identity and Incongruence

July 31st, 2018

7:59

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 …

3 - Mixed Feature Meghan Markle

July 25th, 2018

8:05

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 …

2 - Representation and Happiness

July 17th, 2018

11:00

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.

1 - Some Kind of Brown

July 17th, 2018

12:00

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 …

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