No Labels, Included

Join us on Thursdays at 3:00 pm on WAYO 104.3 for No Labels, Included: the show where we let the audience define themselves.

We focus on intersectional feminism and social justice in culture. Our intention is to create a space to talk about these things with inclusion in mind. We bring inspiration, education, validation, laughs, black girl magic, every week.

Past Episodes

  • Beyond Beyonce: Interview With Dr. Lauron Kheror, Hip Hop Scholar Aired: Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Dr. Lauron Kheror's dissertation work was framed by Beyonce conversations in pop culture and academia -- so of course we had to discuss. We also chat bounce music, and highlighting queer identity in hip hop.

  • Women Dating While Brown - Myths and Lessons Aired: Thursday, June 22, 2017

    In another ~extended edition~ show, we discuss playing "hard to get," myths about black women and marriage, and our favorite recent finds on social media. We also got a chance to play some tunes!

  • Hidden Health Care Bill Aired: Thursday, June 15, 2017

    We were concerned about the status of the Republican led Senate's healthcare bill that they seemed to be keeping under wraps. It' pretty clear now why.

  • #BlackBoyJoy Aired: Thursday, June 8, 2017

    We discuss the ideas behind the hashtag #BlackBoyJoy and imagine what it might take for the idea to take hold with young black boys today.

  • The One Taken From the Sea of Stars Aired: Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Octavia Davis returns to the studio to chat Sci Fi, writing and the re-release of her new book. She also graced us with a live reading!

  • Enough Is Enough Aired: Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Barbara Lacker-Ware and Ted Forsyth of Enough is Enough org. joined us in the studio to chat about the state of police accountability in Rochester, and their proposal for a new police accountability board, which has already been presented to City Council. You can find out more about the proposal, their organization and how to get involved here:

  • A Mental Health Day Aired: Thursday, May 11, 2017

    We celebrate mental health awareness month by...bringing awareness to our mental health patterns! We talked about what we do to relax and maintain our peace of mind and we also played some CHILL JAMZ to set the mood.

  • Chimamanda's #Problematic Moment Aired: Thursday, May 4, 2017

    During a recent interview feminist speaker and author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie made a statement that many are calling transphobic. We unpack and discuss and hear from a special guest who is a member of the local trans community, Rachel P.

  • No Labels, Included x Underrated Radio: Spirituality, Astrology, Life Lessons Aired: Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Sharda Wells of Underrated Radio collabed with us in this special hour-and-a-half long *Birthday Edition* show to talk Taurus season (of course!), and life reflections as black women living on different sides of the 20-something/30-something cusp. #Pisceslivesmatter and Pisces insights were had ;) Sharda made a dope playlist we played throughout the show too!

  • Black Lives Matter in Schools: Recap and Next Steps Aired: Thursday, April 13, 2017

    For our one year anniversary show we talked with Frederick Douglass of Now's the Time on WAYO about his involvement in planning and implementing the Rochester City School District's Black Lives Matter in School Day this year.