Y'all ready? It's Thursday, so we're back with Episode 207 of #AirGo featuring @elijaa_!
The multi-hyphenate creator is the new Executive Director of @weareotv, a web-based production and distribution channel for Queer TV, and is the cofounder of @reunionchi, an incubator and events space for queer people of color. They run #PeopleWhoCareInc, a consultancy that works exclusively with nonprofits and grassroots initiatives, including: AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Northwestern University, The Andy Warhol Foundation, Grindr for Equality, Raúl Anguiano Art Museum, Center for Disease Control and many more.
They’re also a hoot. Hear all about them and their work at the link in our bio! If you haven't already, you can subscribe to AirGo Radio to stay tuned in to new episodes, content and events with some of the coolest people throughout Chicago and beyond.
For one last look at our September #BYPSpotlight, Professor Danielle Roper talks about how her Blackness shapes how she navigates the different spaces she works in around the world, from activist spaces in Jamaica to academia in Hyde Park at @uchicago. Hear more about Danielle's adventures in Episode 206 of #AirGo by hitting the link in our bio to check out our full chat, thanks to our partners at @blackyouthproject!
For September's #BYPSpotlight, we chatted it up with @uchicago Professor Danielle Roper, and we talked a lot about performances of Blackness in Latin America. Here, she analyzes the marketplace for these performances and what it means to be involved in it. Check out Episode 206, brought to you by @blackyouthproject, by hitting the link in our bio! Be sure to subscribe to #AirGo on your favorite podcast app to stay up on new weekly episodes with some of Chicago's movers and shakers!
Episode 206 of #AirGo is finally here, and it's this month's BYP Spotlight with @blackyouthproject! We sat down with Danielle Roper, a professor and scholar at the University of Chicago. She talks about performances of Blackness across Latin America, navigating academia as a Black woman, the grassroots LGBTQ+ work she has been involved with in Jamaica, and much more.
Check out our September edition of the #BYPSpotlight series with Danielle Roper on our website, airgoradio.com.