In 2021, beyond the acknowledgement of systemic racism, Black History Month is the time to up-hold, elevate, and amplify Black achievements. It all begins with the humbling first-step of holding an open and honest conversation. With this in mind, The Brand is Female has pledged to diversify the podcast medium with the launch of two podcasts that shine a light on Black female voices.
On My Plate, hosted by Bianca Osbourne
The secret to uncovering someone might just be through their stomach. On My Plate is a weekly podcast hosted by chef Bianca Osbourne. The Toronto-based culinary professional is joined by a new guest weekly to reveal how our relationship with food has more to say about who we are than what meets the eye. Indulge in discussions about how life’s stories and journeys get shaped through food.
Everyday Ubuntu, hosted by Mungi Ngomane
Ubuntu, a Xhosa word originating from South African philosophy, is the belief in a universal human bond: I am only because you are. Named after Mungi Ngomane’s book Everyday Ubuntu: Living Better Together, the African Way, Everyday Ubuntu is a podcast inspired by the African philosophy of living life well, together. Hosted by Ngomane—granddaughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and patron of the Tutu Foundation UK—the podcast includes conversations with inspiring personalities from around the world who fight for causes they believe in, recognize their own weaknesses and continue making the world a better, more inclusive place.