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New Thursday, New #AirGo! Episode 180 features Essence McDowell, a communications strategist, organizer and co-author of "Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago’s South Side." Working in collaboration with AirGo alum Mariame Kaba, "Lifting As They Climbed" maps dozens of locations across Chicago's South Side and connects them to the Black women who have shaped the histories of Chicago. She talks about the project, understanding her role in relation to the archive, and much more!
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There just might have been more laughs than actual conversation in ep. 179 of #AirGo with Odinaka Ezeokoli. He's a relatable character that has learned how to find the comedy in the room through years of stand-up. Earlier on in his career, an uncle flew him out to perform at a family gathering.. and he found out what kind of room he was in pretty quickly.
Check out the full episode with the hilarious @Odinaka at the link in our bio!
For this week's #AirGo guest, stand-up has become a way to teach as he gets more comfortable. @odinaka Ezeokoli talks about finding a way to bring comedy and life together for a funny, relatable set.
Check out the full interview with the Chicago-based comedian at the link in our bio 🙌
Ep.179 of #AirGo is here with comic, actor, and writer @Odinaka Ezeokoli! He starred in an episode of Easy, the @Netflix series by Joe Swanberg that takes place in Chicago; was a central cast member of Brown Girls, the hit web series by Sam Bailey and AirGo alum Fatimah Asghar; and performed in Nothing to Lose But Our Chains, the hit Second City show written by and starring AirGo alum Felonious Munk. Damon and Daniel’s faces hurt from laughing by the end of the episode–true story. Go hit the link in our bio for laughs, stories, and more, and subscribe to us on your favorite podcast app to keep up!