The Goddess Hour

The Goddess Hour with Reenah Oshun Golden and Niema Atkins

The Goddess Hour on WAYO FM 104.3 Rochester, NY and WayoFM.org is a space to celebrate the healing, transformation and deep reflective power of the womb. This space is co-created by The Goddesses using music and words honoring the Goddess in us all. Music Goddesses featured: Erykah Badu, India.Arie, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, Diana Ross, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Betty Carter, Oshun, Meshell Ndegeocello...the list goes on and on! LIVE ALTERNATING THURSDAYS, 9 - 10 PM.

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Past Episodes

  • The Goddess Hour: Kwanzaa Edition Aired: Thursday, December 28, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema discuss the principles of Kwanzaa.

  • The Goddess Hour: The Winter Solstice Edition Aired: Thursday, December 21, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema discuss the power of Winter Solstice, Black Christmas music, supporting Black businesses, and other topics. Guests: Professor Tokeya C. Graham, Brothers Jason and Kenneth Mohammed.

  • The Goddess Hour feat. Rodney Brown Aired: Thursday, December 14, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema discuss Whiteness and the politics of White passing privilege, denying Blackness, what's acceptable/unacceptable within the Black community, the power of Black Women, and more. Guest: Rodney Brown, Founder and Editor of The Southwest Tribune.

  • It's Time to Have the Conversation and Heal Aired: Thursday, December 7, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddess Niema and Guest Host Rachel DeGuzman discuss sexual harassment and the erasure of Black survivors, Colin Kaepernick receiving the Mohammad Ali Achievement Award, Time Magazine's exclusion of #MeToo campaign creator Tarana Burke.

  • The Goddess Hour: The Knowledge Edition Aired: Thursday, November 30, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema discuss Dr. Joy DeGruy and her work, the work of Afrocentric elders, Joyner Lucas's "I'm Not a Racist," Russel Simmons, and more. Surprise guest: Journalist and Organizer Rashad J. Smith.

  • The Goddess Hour: The History Edition Aired: Thursday, November 23, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema discuss the history of Thanksgiving, Spike Lee's She Gotta Have It, and the downside to integration.

  • The Goddess Hour feat. Gatekeeper Adrian and Danielle Ponder Aired: Thursday, November 16, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema invite Gatekeeper Adrian and Danielle Ponder to the studio to discuss having civic duties as artists.

  • The Goddess Hour: Community Check-In Aired: Thursday, November 9, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema check in with the community, discussing current events, post election feels, special events, neighborhood happenings and so on.

  • The Goddess Hour: Optimal Health Edition Aired: Thursday, November 2, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema discuss the importance of health with Twerk N Burn's Lily Shepard and Whole Lyfe Holistic Health Guidance's Deana Renee. Features "Sapiosexual," an original piece by Reenah (mixed by DJ Steve OH Traxxx).

  • The Goddess Hour feat. Jerri Ann of No Labels, Included Aired: Thursday, October 26, 2017

    On this episode, Host Goddesses Reenah and Niema invited Jerri Ann of No Labels, Included to the studio to discuss the WAYO fundraiser, online music sites, and the Jelani Maraj Case. Featured new and old music.

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