EPISODE 9: Our Diversity Is Not Your Thrill Ride: Politics, Career and Dating while Black and Woke

Akilah Hughes, YouTube phenom, comedian, writer and host on HBO’s ‘Pod Save America’, spills all the tea on growing up black in Kentucky, being a Spelling Bee champion, and why today’s call-out culture means a better work culture for all. Carmen and Akilah make some shocking call-outs of their own; dish on teachers who hated them for being smart; the awkwardness of dating white guys, and why Millennials pursue happiness, not money.

Carmen Rita Wong