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

  • 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. 

  • Implicit bias, Your Doctor and You Aired: Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Melanie Funchess returns to the show to discuss her recent article in the Minority Reporter on how implicit bias plays out when we are receiving healthcare and other areas of life, and how we can get the care and services we need.

    You can check out her article here:

  • Media Literacy For Youth of Color - feat. Zenzele Johnson Aired: Thursday, March 30, 2017

    Zenzele Johnson of the LAMP organization discusses her work teaching media literacy to youth of color in NYC and using the media as a tool for youth to engage with politics and society.

  • Interview with Tianna Manon of Open Mic Rochester Aired: Thursday, March 23, 2017

    We talked with Tianna Manon, Editor in Chief of the local, POC centered political online publication Open Mic Rochester. We discussed her career, politics and what's next for the online mag.

  • Get Out - The Movie! Aired: Thursday, March 16, 2017

    We gave our recap and reflections on Jordan Peele's blockbuster hit "Get Out" with minimal spoilers...