HER With Amena Brown

HER With Amena Brown

Latest Episodes

HER Replay: My #40AF Story
August 16, 2022

This week I’m telling y’all the story of my journey to 40 and what this new decade is teaching me. WHICH BASICALLY MEANS I AM TELLING Y’ALL MY BUSINESS. If you wanna hear about how dating mishaps in my 20s, health challenges in my mid 30s, and a big caree

HER Replay: South Got Something to Say (featuring Dr. Regina Bradley)
August 09, 2022

I have lived in the South most of my life. The food, the soil, the music, the accents, the air here is home to me. Southern hip hop gave me language for so much of what I experienced so I am excited to chat with Dr. Regina Bradley, a southern hip hop scho

HER Replay: A Seat at the Arabesque Table (featuring Reem Kassis)
August 02, 2022

I love gathering with y’all each week in our HER Living Room and this week we are gathering around the table for a conversation on food and Arab culture with award-winning Palestinian author and writer Reem Kassis. I only wish we could have eaten the food

HER Replay: She Funny (featuring Jenny Yang)
July 26, 2022

This week I am talking and laughing with standup comedian, writer, actor and one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch for 2020, Jenny Yang! Jenny shares how she discovered comedy and how she uses her funny to fight for justice through social media and video ga

HER Replay: That Time I...Quit My Job
July 19, 2022

In 2007 I quit my corporate job to pursue writing and performing full time...and promptly went broke. Over the years I learned some hard lessons on what it means to be an artist and an entrepreneur. Listen in to hear my rough and tumble journey to where m

HER Replay: Music, Rebirth and Black Love (featuring Tanya Trotter)
July 12, 2022

If you watched Sister Act 2 and you remember the scene where Lauryn Hill and another student were singing a duet of His Eye is On the Sparrow, you may remember the other singer in that duet as Tanya Blount. She is now Tanya Trotter, half of rock and roll,

HER Replay: #AskAmena, Black Girl Books, and Things You Should Never Say to a Woman
July 05, 2022

I’m answering YOUR questions about my favorite dance movie, my love for donuts and how to overcome imposter syndrome. I asked on social media and you answered by sharing your thoughts on things you should never say to a woman. I’m also sharing my top 5 qu

Everyone Needs THAT Friend (Part 2)
June 28, 2022

This week we are talking about FRIEEENNDDS!!! Listen in as I discuss the importance of hobbies and hobby friends, why you need a friend who doesn’t care if your house is clean and how to navigate new friendships.  To get transcripts, links, and

Behind the Poetry: Garden of Me
June 21, 2022

This week I’m taking y’all behind the poetry with one of my newish poems! Listen in to hear the books and experience that have been a part of my becoming and how I began to rediscover my voice!  To get transcripts, links, and details from

Internet Friends (featuring Kaitlin Curtice)
June 14, 2022

This week I’m talking with my internet and IRL friend, author and speaker, Kaitlin Curtice! Listen in as Kaitlin and I talk about how a twitter DM led to tea and a friendship and how Kaitlin uses her social media to build community! For more info ab