Youth Voices

“I Like My Tea Sweet” – Episode 5 – Mental Health with Brae Richardson

By conNECKted TOO / September 3, 2020

What does mental health mean to you? Welcome to the start of the “Five Healths” Series. During this five episode installment we will be touching on five healths: Mental, Emotional, Physical, Social & Spiritual. In this episode Brae Richardson owner of Brae Richardson LLC – a company that specializes in Events, PR, Business Consulting and […]

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PODCAST – “I Like My Tea Sweet” – Episode 4 – Activism and Police Enforcement with Theron and Pam

By conNECKted TOO / July 10, 2020

Charleston Rhizome Collective · Episode 4 – Activism and Police Enforcement / 3 Minute Snip-it   Activism and Police Enforcement 3-minute snippet What advice would you give relatives, friends or even yourself about being part of a movement for social change? Welcome to this conversation about activism and the presence of law enforcement. Since you’re […]

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PODCAST – I Like My Tea Sweet – Episode 3 – Independence with Victoria Moore

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020

Charleston Rhizome Collective · Reflections on Independence In this episode Victoria Moore of conNECKtedTOO –> TINYisPOWERFUL reflects the Fourth of July, drawing on stories, histories and personal discoveries. — Frederick Douglass’ Descendants Deliver His ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech here: www.npr.org/2020/07/03/88483259…urth-of-july-speech – – – Meet the Creators – – – “I Like My Tea Sweet” is a […]

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“843?” – What Does Your Past/Present/Future Charleston Look Like? – Edition 1

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020
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A quick SC history fact

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020

as shared by SABRINA HYMAN On July 4, 1965 my uncle was arrested amongst what is known as the “Edisto 13” for “trespassing” which really meant being black and having the audacity to come on our pure white beach. This case was later part of the catalyst that lead Judge Perry and “other South Carolina […]

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Independent

By conNECKted TOO / July 4, 2020

Here’s an audio I recorded last night. Talking starts at minute 00:45. note: There is a point around minute 4:40 where I misspoke, slightly, saying “slavery was ratified” but meaning to say “the abolition of slavery was ratified.”  Self-governed. Autonomous. Free. Did you know Charleston is older than America? Yes, I’m reflecting on Charleston’s 350th […]

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FROM THE CREATORS of I LIKE MY TEA SWEET Podcast

By conNECKted TOO / June 26, 2020

Question: What have you learned from the episodes you have done / What has working on ILMTS” taught you?   Rain – It has made me more open to what a podcast can be. For instance the editing style I used for episode 1 is completely different from episodes 2 and 3. I learned quite […]

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PROCESSING ABOLITION

By conNECKted TOO / June 24, 2020

by MARKELLE EVANS CLICK HERE FOR ORIGINAL TEXT WITH FORMATTING There is attention and rapid sharing of information regarding police brutality and murder, specific targeting of Black Americans throughout the nation by police and White Supremacists, use of weapons on protesters (even resulting in several deaths like Sarah Grossman, 22), and more coming in every […]

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When The Torch is Passed: The Bowens’ Legacy and Future

By conNECKted TOO / June 24, 2020

by AYSHA BOWENS Burke High School Class of 2020 Valedictorian The legacy that I would like to leave behind is not only for my family but for those who travel the same path as mine. While my path was full of support from family members and friends, opportunities that allowed me to meet influential people […]

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Family Art Lessons with Kit Loney: Storytelling

By conNECKted TOO / June 3, 2020

    Materials Needed:   – Paper — construction paper, printing paper, cardstock, paper bag paper — any of these   – Old magazines, photos, decorative papers if you have them   – Scissors   – Glue or tape or stapler   – Pencil   – Color pencils, markers or crayons   – (Optional: any […]

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