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Author: Martina Abrahams Ilunga

Martina Abrahams Ilunga is the co-founder of You Had Me at Black, a podcast dedicated to reclaiming the Black narrative by passing a microphone to regular people to share stories and creating a multimedia archive of Black life. To date, their team has recorded almost 100 stories, 80+ of which are published on their podcast (downloaded over 500k times by listeners in 31 countries), and brought the show to life on a five-city tour. You Had Me at Black’s stories have caught the attention of For Harriet, Saint Heron, and XONecole. In a past life, Martina worked in sales and marketing at tech giants like Google and Square. She graduated from Georgetown University and is an avid lover of soca music.

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. In the season finale, Dallas-based mother and doula, Trish, demonstrates what agency from day one looks like for Black …

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. This week, we discuss the stigma around home births, and explore the radical work of full-spectrum doulas and the …

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. Marilyn and Yvonne are two parents determined to grow their families. When pregnancy loss disrupts their plans, they turn …

Co-published with You Had Me At Black. This week, NATAL explores the historical roots of modern obstetrics and gynecology, and how flaws in medical education and …

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