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English, Cultural, 3 seasons, 38 episodes, 22 hours, 8 minutes
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Where we stimulate the very essence of being Black. Come grab a taste of the most pressing topics, issues, ideas, and discussion that affect our generation, our culture, and our people. Stay Black!
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Juneteenth 2023: What does "African-American" mean? | BlaqKoffee Episode 6

In this episode, Jane & J.T. highlight this year's Juneteenth celebration, discuss the term "African-American" as well as the confusion & uncomfortability surrounding the term, and break down the Black American vs. African divide. Grab your cup and tune in to hear our take on these topics, and more. Your hosts: J.T. & Jane Follow Us! BlaqKoffee Instagram: @_blaqkoffee J.T.'s Instagram: @jtwanwansuii Jane's Instagram:@iam_obi Credit: DANNYEBTRACKS, intro & outro track, "In My Mind".
6/19/202329 minutes, 12 seconds
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How to Deal with Anxiety & Insomnia? Mental Health Awareness | BlaqKoffee Ep.5 (Pt.3)

J.T. & Jane wrap up this three-part series on mental health awareness by highlighting some recommended ways (based on our own experiences) to deal with anxiety & insomnia. We discuss the importance of setting boundaries with family & friends, learning the art of removing negativity and not taking life too seriously, avoiding others’ expectations, and much more. Grab your cup of coffee and hear our take. Quote for the week: “People don’t think about us as much as we think they do. Let this sink in when we wonder what others think of us”. ***Disclaimer: We are NOT mental health professionals. The information presented in this episode is based on research and personal experiences. Your hosts: J.T. & Jane Follow Us! BlaqKoffee Instagram: @_blaqkoffee J.T.'s Instagram: @jtwanwansuii Jane's Instagram:@iam_obi You can find the FULL audio version of our podcast on all streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, & Pandora. Credit: DannyTracks for our intro & outro track, “In My Mind”.
6/3/202327 minutes, 54 seconds
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Mental Health Awareness (Pt.2): Social Media, Trauma, & Stigma

In the second part of this three-part series, Jane & J.T. highlight Mental Health Awareness Month by discussing the negative effect of social media usage, stigma in Black & Brown cultures, and the trauma that many of our families have experienced. Stay tuned for Part 3 (final) which will focus on solutions. Grab your cup and tune in to hear our take on these issues, and more. We credit DannyTracks for providing our intro & outro track, "In My Mind". **Disclaimer: We are not mental health professionals. The information presented in this episode are solely based on our own personal experiences, knowledge, and defined statistics.
5/29/202335 minutes, 45 seconds
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Mental Health Awareness (Pt.1) : Anxiety & Isolation

In the first part of this three-part series, Jane & J.T. highlight Mental Health Awareness Month by discussing anxiety & isolation (starting at 05:01). We describe symptoms, causes including the COVID-19 pandemic, and give some statistics on the increase of these issues. Stay tuned for Part 2 which will focus on the effect of social media on mental health. Grab your cup and tune in to hear our take on these issues, and more. We credit DannyTracks for providing our intro & outro track, "In My Mind". **Disclaimer: We are not mental health professionals. The information presented in this episode are solely based on our own personal experiences, knowledge, and defined statistics.
5/24/202323 minutes, 4 seconds