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Small Town Festivals

Almost every Texas town has at least one — and they happen almost any time of the year. So, really, it’s always “festival season” in the Lone Star State. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Texas Standard: May 31, 2019

A 5% tariff on all Mexican imports. What could President Trump’s latest effort to curb immigration do to the Texas economy? We’ll have the latest. Also, it’s a disturbing fact fairly well-known in East Texas, the area has a higher-than-average suicide rate. But what do we know about why? We’ll take a look. Plus, Texas…

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Eloquent Rage (Ep. 7)

The Crunk Professor Brittney Cooper talks about her new book “Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers her Superpower.” Dr. Cooper is an Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. She also co-founded the popular Crunk Feminist Collective blog. DaLyah also stops by the first SXSW Curly Girl Picnic event…

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Black Women’s Roles in Horror (Ep. 4)

Explore black women’s role and portrayal in horror films and literature with University of Texas at San Antonio race, gender and horror scholar Kinitra Brooks. Special guest host La’Kayla Williams also performs DaLyah’s tarot card reading on this hair-raising episode.

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