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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.

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Our 2024 Era
She Rocks does 2024! We're talking lessons learned from 2023 and goals for 2024. The crew is also the first big new stories of the year,  style change ups, Gypsy Rose Blanchard, and more. Tune in!Support the Show.
19:10 1/8/24
GRITS Talks Thanksgiving Rituals, Fall Fashion, and a Good News Story
This Fall-fueled episode is one of our favorites. What does your Thanksgiving plate look like? What is your go-to Fall fashion shoe this year? And we have a feel-good news story for you to share with your family during this holiday time.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane, and Jonaiyah Jordan.Support the Show.
43:02 11/22/23
Superhero Talks, New Fashion Versus Old Fashion and ~Always~ More!
Welcome back to school with GRITS! We are back from summer vacation and there is just so. much. to talk about.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, and Jonaiyah Jordan.Support the Show.
27:00 9/22/23
Summer 2023: Creative Fashion, Billie Eilish, Walmart Dupes & The Little Mermaid Movie
She Rocks  talks everything Summer 2023! In this episode the crew digs into creative fashion choices, Walmart dupes, new ocean species', Billie Eilish and body image, the new Little Mermaid, and more!Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan and Chloe Brown.Support the Show.
35:25 5/30/23
King Charles’ Coronation and the Little Mermaid is Black
So much is happening in the world this week. The She Rocks team is here to cover and process it all with you. The Met Gala sure did capture our attention. Charles' coronation has us wondering, what if Wilmington had a royal family? And a Black Little Mermaid is coming to the big screen. Let's get into it, ladies.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan and Chloe Brown.Support the Show.
15:14 5/9/23
Black Queens of Power
This show's hot topic is one of our favorites in She Rocks history: Black Queens of Power. The girls educate us on who some of their favorite queens are.  And, as always, so much more. Tune in or be rectangular! Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan and Chloe Brown.Support the Show.
47:26 2/27/23
She Rocks: Valentines Day Choices
The She Rocks ladies are ready to talk Valentines Day choices together. What will they do and who will they do it with? Also discussed: dissecting the ~clean girl~ aesthetic and much, much more! Support the Show.
35:33 2/8/23
Baggy Clothes, Holiday Activities Galore & Black Panther: Wakanda Forever!
SO much to discuss in the She Rocks studio this week. The girls are discussing what, let's be honest, we're all thinking about in this moment: baggy clothes fashion, holiday activities and the new Black Panther movie! Plus so much more. Take a listen.Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan and Chloe.Support the Show.
29:28 11/23/22
The Woman King Review
Our She Rocks critic crew went to see The Woman King this weekend. And we need to spill the beans. But we promise – no spoilers!Produced by Coastal Youth Media and GRITS. Hosted by Brealyn Freeman, Kira Quince, Tai DeVane, Jonaiyah Jordan and Chloe.Support the Show.
16:27 9/27/22
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 8/10/22
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.Support the Show.
22:24 8/10/22
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 7/13/22
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 5/12/22
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.
33:02 4/27/22
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 4/12/22
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.
17:31 3/12/22
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.
15:19 3/12/22
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.
20:47 3/3/22
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.
15:26 1/20/22
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.
11:59 1/20/22
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 12/23/21
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.
18:59 12/2/21
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 11/5/21
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.
22:06 10/14/21
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.
28:44 9/17/21
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 8/24/21
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 7/15/21
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 7/12/21
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.
12:17 6/11/21
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.
12:07 4/30/21