Beloved Black actress Nia Long recently decried using the terms “Black Movies” and “BlackFamous,” which she told BuzzFeed “hold us back.” Lya & Dana, co-hosts of Being Heard: 2 Black Women, Coffee & Conversations discuss movies, HBCUs, Black media and why they are unapologetically Black and proud. #2blackpodcast #blackgirlfollowtrain ##blackgirlmagic #blackisbeautiful #tuesdaythoughts #affirmingblackness #blackfamous #blackmovies #blackactresses
Dana James is an award-winning writer, former Des Moines Register reporter. Born and raised in Des Moines, Dana tells stories that center the lived experiences of Black Iowans and amplifies their voices. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from Grand View University.