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Hoodoo Plant Mamas

Dec 11, 2020

It's our last episode of 2020. Dani and Leah are discussing the need for discernment when navigating celebrity culture and African Traditional Religions (ATRs) online. Since it's our last episode of this season, we rant about the Aquarius slander (we're both Aquarius suns), the writing community devaluing young writers,...


Nov 27, 2020

In this episode, Dani and Leah discuss finding God in nature. Looking at a conversation between Celie and Shug in The Color Purple, we contrast the image of God that we believed in growing up with the image that we hold of God now. We discuss our own experiences with nature and how we found God, life, and beauty in...


Nov 13, 2020

Since y'all can't keep Mississippi name out your mouth, this week we're tackling common myths and misconceptions about our home state. We're joined by Mississippi journalist Brittany Brown who helps us answer if Mississippians wear shoes and whether Mississippi is the most racist state in the union? We share...


Oct 30, 2020

Happy Halloween! This week, we're discussing Black folktales and old wives' tales. We get into storytelling and spooky tales we shared as children. Leah's Granny drops some knowledge, and we indulge our resident conspiracy theorist, Dani, in some of her favorite conspiracy theories. Spoiler, we definitely believe...


Oct 16, 2020

Welcome to the first episode of Hoodoo Plant Mamas!

In this episode, we discuss the history of hoodoo. We ask what is hoodoo, why our ancestors practiced it, and how it has been demonized over the centuries? We discuss our own spiritual journeys from traditional Christianity to Hoodoo and even the overlap between the...