Episode 11

Episode 11

Ever wonder what it REALLY means to celebrate Juneteenth?



In this episode, we're diving deep into the rich history of Juneteenth, and we'll be exploring how we can honor the struggles of our ancestors while empowering the next generation with the incredible Amber Sims, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Young Leaders, Strong City.

This episode is for you if:

  • You're tryna learn more about the history of Juneteenth, but history class always put you to sleep. (We got you with some fun facts and stories!)
  • You're down for empowering the next generation and teaching them about their roots, but you're not sure where to start.
  • You need a reminder that revolutionary rest is key to keepin' on keepin' on!

    Highlights Include

    • [03:12] Unpack the real effects of truth (or lack thereof) on our youth
    • [18:20] Learn how to deal with folks who just wanna stay stuck in their ways
    • [50:00] Embrace the power of healing and acceptance
    Don't miss this powerful conversation! Tune in to Good, Better, Betterness Podcast on ⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Google Podcast⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Audibe⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Amazon Music⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠⁠YouTube⁠⁠


    Links mentioned in this episode

      Guest/Hosts Social Media Info

      1. Amber Sims (⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@youngleadersstrongcity)

      2. Kala Garner (⁠⁠⁠⁠@thekglifestyle⁠⁠⁠⁠)

      3. Denise Gilmore-McPherson (⁠⁠⁠⁠@dgilmcphee⁠⁠⁠⁠)