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

  • FGM 101: Interview With Researcher Lwantale Kalemera Aired: Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Lwantale Kalemera calls in to discuss her research on Female Genital Mutilation, a procedure still practiced around the world, and her advocacy to bring it to an end in a culturally intelligent way.

  • Pretty Privilege Aired: Thursday, August 3, 2017

    We counter Amber Rose's recent statements about the "burden" of being more traditionally attractive than her hometown Philly peers, with our takes on pretty privilege. Luticha Doucette joins us to talk more in depth on the intersections of pretty privilege, disability, and polyamory.

  • That National Service Life Aired: Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Arlene Bryant, the youngest and longest serving member of the newly established Flower City AmeriCorps program, joins us to talk about what her service has meant for her life and career, and the differences between the Rochester and, currently recruiting, Flower CityAmeriCorps programs...and also her favorite things to smell.

  • Open Mic Roc Returns! Aired: Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Tianna Manon, editor in chief, and Michele Ashlee, photographer, of Open Mic Roc graced the studio with updates on their latest projects and to talk about their story writing process. Aspiring journalists: you're gonna want to take notes!

    Here is the article we discussed on the show: http://www.openmicroc.com/gun-violence-in-rochester-we-all-suffer/ 

     

     

     

     

  • #BlackBoyJoy Part 2 - 4:44 Aired: Thursday, July 13, 2017

    We return to the topics we discussed in our first #BlackBoyJoy episode, on how the need for a platform for men to be have honest and vulnerable conversations about their relationships and insecurities is evident and why the 4:44 album, Jay-Z's latest, has been a catalyst for just that. We also dive deeper into why this is a win for any of us who have intimate relationships with people socialized as men.

  • How To Find Your Lane and Thrive: Interview With Keda Brock, CEO of SySTEMic Aired: Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Keda Brock, CEO of the local mobile STEM program SySTEMic, joins us to tell us about her career journey and how she created her own dream job. If you're young women of color pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math career, this show is especially for you!

  • 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.

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