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She Rocks Teen Radio

In this podcast, young people in coastal North Carolina explore pressing regional issues and showcase youth leadership, skills and civic values. Produced by Working Narratives and GRITS.

Tracks

She Rocks Gets to Know Chloe!
In our latest episode we give the warmest She Rocks welcome to our newest co-host, Chloe. The team took the time to really get to Chloe and introduce themselves to her. We talked about our hobbies are, our favorite movies, even our fashion styles!Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane and Jonaiyah Jordan.Support the show
19:03 08/10/2022
She Rocks Unpacks the Will Smith Apology Video
She Rocks  digs into the Will Smith apology video, Shakira's potential prison time for tax fraud, and all things back to school!Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan and Brooklyn Gause.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane and Jonaiyah Jordan.Support the show
22:24 08/10/2022
She Rocks Reacts to Roe v. Wade Overturn
She Rocks  reacts to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's swearing in and to the Supreme Court overturning  of abortion rights. Of course, we also bring you the latest in news, fashion, and entertainment.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan and Brooklyn Gause.Support the show
27:00 07/13/2022
It Takes a Special Mom
Today, the She Rocks team reflects on the roles our mothers and grandmothers have and continue to play in our lives. And of course, we also bring you the latest in news, fashion, and entertainment. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Braelyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Brooklyn Gause.Support the show
26:53 05/12/2022
Artistry & Self-Confidence: A Conversation with Maya Freelon
She Rocks interviews award-winning visual artist and North Carolina native Maya Freelon. Maya's work was described by the late poet Maya Angelou as "visualizing the truth about the vulnerability and power of the human being."  The She Rocks team dipped their toes into creating their own tissue paper art ahead of their interview with the legendary tissue paper artist herself.  The girls reflect on their experience and speak with Maya about the challenges and joys of being an artist. The team also covers the Mike Tyson plane fight, trending sandals, the Boondocks, and more in our news, fashion, entertainment, and fun segments. Find more information about Maya's work here: https://www.mayafreelon.com/Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan and Tai DeVane.Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
33:02 04/27/2022
She Rocks' Take on The Will Smith Slap
It seems like everyone has given THEIR hot take on the Will Smith, Chris Rock slap. But have you heard She Rocks' perspective?! In this episode, we dig into the slap and racist perceptions of our community.  For fashion, the team is dissecting trends, especially crochet tops (we love them, but would we really wear them)? And somewhere along the way, Giggles reveals that she's been listening to Slipknot. All that and more as we continue to bring you the latest in news, fashion and entertainment.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, Brooklyn Gause, and Breani Garrison.Support the show
25:52 04/12/2022
Black History Month
Today, we're talking about Black History Month, which wrapped up two weeks ago. We talk about Black women we admire and why. We also talk about our favorite nail styles, female rappers, and more. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, Brooklyn Gause, Janiya "Niya" Gregory, and Breani Garrison.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"Unsilenced" by Ketsa via Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
17:31 03/12/2022
Valentine's Day
In this Valentine's special, we talk about our plans for the day of love. We bring you the latest in news, fashion, and entertainment.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, Brooklyn Gause, and Breani Garrison.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"Unsilenced" by Ketsa via Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
15:19 03/12/2022
Self-Worth
Today, we welcome our new co-producer, Tai! She'll be joining the team to bring you the latest in teen news, hot topics, and entertainment. In this episode, we're talking about self-worth and the practices we use to find it in our day-to-day lives.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan, Brooklyn Gause, and Breani Garrison.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"Unsilenced" by Ketsa via Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
20:47 03/03/2022
Thanksgiving 2021 & Gratitude
This episode is a flashback to our last recording from 2021, when we talked about our Thanksgiving holiday, how we stayed safe from COVID, and what we’re grateful for. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Breani Garrison.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
15:26 01/20/2022
Our SMART Goals For 2022
For our first show of 2022, we’re talking about our SMART goals - the things we want to accomplish that are Specific,  Measurable, Actionable, Realistic, and have a clear Time frame. We lay out how we’re using SMART goals, and we hope you’ll be able to apply this technique to your own goals for the new year. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, Brooklyn Gause, and Breani Garrison.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
11:59 01/20/2022
Entrepreneurs We Admire
In this episode of She Rocks Teen Radio, we talk about entrepreneurship. We share about the entrepreneurs we know - whether it's people in our family or people within our very own GRITS team. We also talk about our celebrity crushes on top of bringing you the latest in news, fashion, and entertainment. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Breani Garrison.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSupport the show
14:49 12/23/2021
Looking Back At November: Caregivers Awareness Month
Before we get into the Christmas spirit, we're taking a moment to reflect on November, which was National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. We talk about what it's like to be a caregiver as a teen and tips we have to offer. Then, we chat about our dream homes. And Brealyn definitely has an opinion on this.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Breani Garrison.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"Unsilenced" by Ketsa via Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
18:59 12/02/2021
Arabia Leaves For Tanzania
On this episode of She Rocks, we officially say good bye to Arabia, who is moving to Tanzania in Africa. We ask her about her move, what she's excited about, and when she's coming back (spoiler alert - don't plan on seeing her anytime soon). Joining us today is our newest producer Brianni! Brianni introduces our fun topic about our favorite sports and activities. And Jonaiyah says she's gotten really into a new sport she's going to try this year. Want to find out? You'll just have to listen to our latest episode for yourself.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, Arabia Earth, and Breani Garrison.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Cue4a - Sad-Slow-Forlorn-Piano+cello(I Of The Storm)" by Soularflair via Free Music Archive"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSupport the show
21:22 11/05/2021
Looking Back On September: National Self Awareness Month
Today, we talk about National Self-Awareness Month, which was in September. We talk about the things we're doing to take care of ourselves. And, as usual, we bring you the latest in fashion & entertainment, and we also talk about our thoughts on the government vaccine mandates.  Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
22:06 10/14/2021
Reflecting On The Shooting At New Hanover High School
Two weeks ago, we met up to reflect on the shooting that took place at New Hanover High School on Monday, August 30. We discuss our thoughts on the charges filed against the student involved in the shooting. We also talk about the damage from Hurricane Ida and relate it back to our experiences during Florence in 2018. In other segments, we bring you the latest in fashion & entertainment, and we chat about our favorite vacation spots. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"Unsilenced" by Ketsa via Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
28:44 09/17/2021
How We Feel About Sha’Carri Richardson's Disqualification
Earlier this summer, we met up virtually to talk about top news stories and to check in about how we were spending our summers. As usual, we bring listeners the latest trends in teen fashion and entertainment. For our hot topic, we talk about the disqualification of Sha'Carri Richardson from the Olympics. Was this appropriate? We share our thoughts in this episode of She Rocks Teen Radio.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSupport the show
20:00 08/24/2021
A Conversation With Christopher Everett
Today, we have a very special episode for our listeners. We sit down with the writer and director of Wilmington on Fire, a documentary that tells the story of the 1898 massacre in Wilmington, North Carolina. We ask Everett about his journey as a Black filmmaker from Laurinburg, North Carolina. We talk about the events of 1898 shown in Wilmington on Fire, and we discuss what Everett has in store for us in his future films - like the sequel he's currently working on, Wilmington on Fire II.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"Unsilenced" by KetsaClips & Sounds: [CHOREOGRAPHY] BTS (방탄소년단) 'Butter' Special Performance Video by BANTANTV via YouTube Dua Lipa - Levitating Featuring DaBaby (Official Music Video) by Dua Lipa via YouTubeOlivia Rodrigo - good 4 u (Official Video) by Olivia Rodrigo via YouTubeWilmington on Fire (trailer) by wilmingtononfire via YouTubeSupport the show
39:38 07/15/2021
Pajamas and Bonnets: When And How We Wear Them
In this episode of She Rocks, the GRITS team talks about what they're doing for summer. But first, we cover a tragic news story from late spring in California and our thoughts on it. We talk about fashion and entertainment. And we debate our latest hot topic: is it cool to wear our pajamas and bonnets out of the house? We have a lot to say on this, so tune in to hear what we have to say.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Brooklyn, Giggles, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"Unsilenced" by KetsaSupport the show
13:40 07/12/2021
How We Prepared For EOG's
Last month, we took our EOG's, or End-of-Grade tests. We talk about the ways we prepare for tests and give tips to listeners. We also revisit the killing of Makiah Bryant in Ohio and how we're feeling about it. We end the episode by discussing our favorite creative outlets. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"Unsilenced" by KetsaSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
12:17 06/11/2021
When Can We Get A Break?
Kamhara Nixon-McKoy asks listeners, "When can we get a break?" She's referring to the two police murders that directly followed Derek Chauvin's conviction in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kam and the rest of the She Rocks team reflect on what these murders mean to them as young Black women. The team also takes you through the latest in fashion and entertainment, and we talk about what it's like to be in school during the pandemic. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, and Arabia Earth.Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group,"Deep Blue Sea - Instrumental Version" by Sivan Talmor,  Yehezkel Raz"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
12:07 04/30/2021
Saying Goodbye To Amari
In this episode of She Rocks, we talk to Amari about her time at Girls Rocking In The South (GRITS), which co-produces this podcast. We ask her about her accomplishments so far and what she has in store for the future. We also bring you updates in news, fashion, and entertainment. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, and Arabia Earth. Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Deep Blue Sea - Instrumental Version" by Sivan Talmor,  Yehezkel Raz"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSounds:Lil Nas X - MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) (Official Video)Justin Bieber - Peaches ft. Daniel Caesar, GiveonPOP SMOKE - WHAT YOU KNOW BOUT LOVE (Official Video)Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
21:52 04/22/2021
Arts & Resilience: Our Conversation With Carolynn Phillips Of The JUST US Program
In this episode of She Rocks, we talk about our feelings surrounding the two national tragedies that happened in the last few weeks. After we delve deep into what we make of these events, we cover our usual segments: fashion and entertainment. We welcome Carolynn Phillips of the JUST US program to tell us about how she's teaching middle school girls resilience and having hard conversations with them about identity and history. Check out her students' work at the Cameron Art Museum starting April 1, along with the work of artist Dare Coulter. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Deep Blue Sea - Instrumental Version" by Sivan Talmor,  Yehezkel Raz"Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSounds:Atlanta Shootings Kill 6 Asian Women Amid Peak In Hate Crimes Targeting Asian Americans10 killed in supermarket shooting in Boulder, Colorado | WNTBruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic - Leave the Door Open [Official Video]Cardi B - Up [Official Music Video]Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
25:01 03/31/2021
Women's History Month, Pt. 2: Queendom Living With Angel George And Myiesha Gore
Today, we talk through the new stimulus package that's been passed and what it means for us. If you've noticed the new photos posted with our latest episodes, we're welcoming two guests to this episode who did our makeup for the shoot: Angel George of Peachy Customz and Myiesha Gore of Epitome Makeup. We ask them about how it feels to start their own business and the women that inspire them. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSounds:Cardi B - Up [Official Music Video]Ariana Grande - 34+35 (official video)Chris Brown, Young Thug - Go Crazy (Official Video)Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
23:36 03/25/2021
Women's History Month, Pt. 1: Setting Boundaries In Relationships & Our Favorite Female Celebrities And Characters
Hi everyone! We're back for another episode of She Rocks Teen Radio, moving from one exciting month (Black History Month) to another: Women's History Month. We're saving the bulk of our conversation about women's empowerment for our next episode, but today, we talk about how to set boundaries in relationships. If something uncomfortable or inappropriate happens, what should you do? We answer tough questions about how we'd handle situations and scenarios to make sure we're respecting ourselves. Last but not least, we talk about our favorite female celebs and characters, from Serena Williams to Zendaya and... well, you'll have to listen to find out the others. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via ArtlistSounds:Wife Of Drug Lord El Chapo Arrested On Drug Trafficking ChargesMulatto - Muwop (Official Video) ft. Gucci ManeMegan Thee Stallion - Girls in the Hood [Lyric Video]A Panicked Philip Calls Hattie for Marital Advice Tyler Perrys Love Thy Neighbor OWNSerena Williams Top 50 Amazing PointsK.C. Undercover - Trailer (Official) - Zendaya - 2015 - Disney Channel Original SeriesSupport the show
19:10 03/11/2021
Reflecting On February: Black History & Valentine's Day
When the GRITS team got together in February, we had a lot to talk about. In fashion, there's been tons of trend for Valentine's Day, and in entertainment we talked about disturbing news related to football player Chris Wheeler. On a brighter note, February was Black History Month! So we went through people throughout history who we want to highlight for their lives and work: everyone from Althea Gibson to Ira Aldridge to Cicely Tyson and a more modern figure - Amanda Gorman. And after we discuss Black history, we talk about our very mixed feelings about Valentine's Day. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Music:Original track by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group, "Feel - Instrumental Version" by Peter Spacey via Artlist"La La La Love You Like" by Duce Williams via ArtlistSupport the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
16:44 03/02/2021
Checking In: What's Up With 2021 So Far?
We're getting together to talk about how things are going, and so far, it's been kind of crazy. Between Trump's impeachment, celebrity scandals, and trying to tackle our New Year's Resolutions - we've got a lot to cover in this episode of She Rocks. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group.Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
17:51 01/26/2021
New Year's Resolutions
Today, the She Rocks team is talking about our resolutions and goals for the New Year. We bring you the latest news on COVID-19 and talk about what we did with our families over the holidays. Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group.Support the show
13:45 01/14/2021
Staying Covid Safe Through The Holidays
In this episode, we bring you the latest updates on how Covid-19 is impacting our lives, and we talk about what we've been up to so far this holiday season. Amari and Brealyn give us the new trends in fashion and entertainment, and we talk about how we plan to stay Covid safe through the holidays.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Kamahra Nixon-McKoy, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group.Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
18:05 12/17/2020
Responding To The 2020 Election & Continuing School Through COVID
She Rocks team members Amari Poindexter, Brealyn Freeman, Iryanna (Giggles) Nixon, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth get together to reflect on the outcomes of this election season and talk about what school's been like through the COVID-19 pandemic.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Amari Poindexter, Iryanna (Giggles) Nixon, Brealyn Freeman, Jonaiyah Jordan, and Arabia Earth. Original music by Shelyah Raelynn Tucker of TWOTL Music Group.Support the show (https://shoresides.org/support/)
15:38 11/17/2020