Summertime, The Killing SeasonListen now (10 min) | Archiving a history of Black death by gun violence over centuries of Summer.
Sick Empire One Year Anniversary Special: Colorblind Solidarity and the War in the Middle East.Listen now (69 min) | The morning of May 25th, 2020 the first episode of Sick Empire aired. Back then there was no vaccine for the Coronavirus, we were…
6: The Mothership: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity & Black Owned Birthing Centers.Listen now (54 min) | The powerful subject of maternal mortality and morbidity. Black women are dying from childbirth at a staggering rate compared to …
5: In the Black: Economic Wellness & The Pressures of MoneyListen now (43 min) | On this episode of Sick Empire we explore the health of Black wealth. Host Branden Janese interviews two brilliant financial pund…
4: The Magical Negro: Tackling the “Blacks Can Take More Pain” TheoryListen now (61 min) | The episode of Sick Empire dives into the data and science behind the notion that Black People can take more pain than other peop…
3: The Survivors: Mental Health in the Black CommunityListen now (57 min) | What happens when the struggle with sickness ceases to exist? What happens when the ill become healed? On this episode of Sick Em…
2: Hood Eats: How Black Diets Influence Our Social WellnessListen now (49 min) | This episode of Sick Empire features two very different food educators who purposefully planted themselves in environments where …
1: Black Blood: Modern Day Healing PractitionersListen now (51 min) | On Season 2 of Sick Empire we are focusing on the healing practices and journeys of Black folx in New York and across the country…
Season Two Preview EpisodeListen now (5 min) | The Coronavirus pandemic exposed the root rot of the American health system and wreaked havoc on the Black community. Where do we …
8: Women on the Future of Community and Political Power in New York CityListen now (76 min) | On the season finale of Sick Empire you’ll hear from three women whose voices are leading a new type of political movement, one t…
7: Women on the Future of Public Space in New York CityListen now (69 min) | This week on Sick Empire you’ll hear from women who work as designers and architects in New York City talk about the future of pu…
6: The Children of the PandemicListen now (58 min) | A devastating truth that cannot be ignored any longer is that the Black and Brown kids of New York City are not alright. During t…