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

  • It Comes With the Package: Interview with Plus Size Model Leona Mack Aired: Thursday, November 24, 2016

    We interview plus size model Leona Mack and cover everything from what it's like to start a modeling career from scratch, and her best and worst experiences in the industry so far, to makeup products, her opinions on the term "plus sized" itself and a lot more.

  • Mental Health Series #4 - Post Election Stress Management w/Dr. Ronke Tapp Aired: Thursday, November 17, 2016

    How did the 2016 election affect us, really? Dr. Ronke Tapp joins us in the studio to bring us awareness of where stress manifests in the body, how it plays out in our post election reactions, and how we alleviate it in healthy, positive ways.

  • Black Woman in Sci Fi Aired: Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Rochester activist, author, and YouTube series and radio show host Shermeeka Mason joins us in the studio to tell us about her creative work, and give a reading from her book The One Taken From the Sea of Stars.

  • Storytelling, Strength, Resiliance, HBCUs: Mental Health Series #3 w/Melanie Funchess Aired: Thursday, November 3, 2016
  • Cannabis Legislation...Worth Rocking the Vote For? Aired: Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Marijuana legislation is on the ballot in 9 states on election day, and this could have major implications for the movement toward its legalization in this country. So, what happens if marijuana becomes legal? We discuss some of the issues surrounding access to legal marijuana, with the help of disability rights advocate Luticha Doucette.

  • The Other Problem We All Live With Aired: Thursday, October 20, 2016

    Luticha Doucette, disability rights advocate and expert, returns to help us expand on the issues surrounding low wages for home health aids and the ripple affect this has on our lives--and especially for many women of color and people with disabilities. We also discuss a bill introduced by our New York Senator Chuck Schumer that will impact how and where people who need long term support live. If you know anyone who needs long term care, or think you may need it in the future--this affects you.

  • Mental Health Series #2: Dr. Ronke Tapp Aired: Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Dr. Ronke Tapp joins us to talk about her path in the mental health field, her role as "Sistah Doctor" and culturally specific mental health care practices. A rich conversation with a local resource in Rochester, NY.

  • Squad Goals Aired: Thursday, October 6, 2016

    Who do you need in your #squad? We talk about the concept of being lonely at the top, specifically for women of color as they climb the career/education ladder. We talk about our experiences with friendship and special guests Daniel and Blessing join us and offer their view.

  • Flying Under the Radar Aired: Thursday, September 29, 2016

    Media coverage of the first 2016 presidential debates overshadowed a lot of other important stories last week. What news did you miss?

    We talk about policy changes and activism that flew under the radar. Rochester disability rights activist Luticha Doucette returns as a correspondent.

  • Mental Health Series Premiere feat. Melanie Funchess Aired: Thursday, September 22, 2016

    We are kicking off a new series of mental health conversations with experts in the community. This week we were joined by Melanie Funchess: Director of Community Engagement at the Mental Health Association in Rochester. We talked about her career path and the big difference cultural competency makes when it comes to mental health treatment in the black community.

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