May 18, 2022
Andrea Jenkins is the first Black transgender woman to be elected to public office in the United States. She was elected to the Minneapolis City Council with 73% of the vote. She is a poet, and an artist as well as a public official.
Andrea is the author of the poetry collection The T is Not Silent, New and Selected...
Feb 15, 2022
In this episode, the tables turn and Lissa Jones is in the spotlight. Lissa joins Dr. Vanessa Weaver, host of Workin' It Out Podcast to discuss the role of Black authors and literature in the current racial reckoning in her hometown of Minneapolis and across the country.
In this Episode
Jan 24, 2022
“Every lie you tell, every secret you keep, is a fragile little thing that must be protected and accounted for…”
In this episode Lissa talks with author Wanda M. Morris about her crime thriller, debut novel, All Her Little Secrets
Morris is a corporate attorney who has worked in the legal departments for several...
Dec 13, 2021
In this Special Edition of Black Market Reads, in a live production at the Capri Theater, Lissa Jones sits down with Bukata Hayes to talk about the book he co-authored with Stacy Wells, and then hear from a panel of representatives Nneka Sederstrom/Chief Health Equity Officer Hennepin Health Care, Chaz...
Oct 14, 2021
Black Girls Must Die Exhausted
Like the lead character featured in her new novel Black Girls Must Die Exhausted, our guest today knows all about living life as a successful African American woman and self-proclaimed "serial entrepreneur."
This Harvard Law grad is a popular speaker, thought leader, seasoned business...