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Black Women's Dept. of Labor

Black Women's Dept. of Labor

A project and podcast by Taja Lindley examining the intersections of race, gender and the double entendre of labor: to work and to give birth. Formerly known as the Birth Justice Podcast NYC. Produced by Colored Girls Hustle.

Episodes available every other Wednesday.

Recent Episodes

May 11, 2022

The A.R.T. of Birthing with Olivia Ford

Part Two: The Old Fashion Gay Way Are you curious about how to get pregnant when queer? “Don't use a turkey baster!” Olivia Ford Olivia started her path to parenthood before being partnered. After her intuition told her it wa...

April 27, 2022

The A.R.T. of Birthing with LeConté Dill

Part One: The Ol’ Mama Gang “I saw my daughter for the first time in a vision while I was meditating.” LeConté Dill After Dr. LeConté Dill ’s vision in 2014, she met her husband, had an epic first date, eloped, and began her ...

April 13, 2022

Gendered as Laborers with Jennifer Morgan & Dorothy Roberts

A Select History of Race, Labor, & Reproduction in the U.S. “Black women are at the heart of the history of the Atlantic world.” Jennifer Morgan What does it mean to be gendered as laborers? Both physiologically and economic...

April 01, 2022

Introducing the Black Women's Dept. of Labor

Welcome to the Black Women's Dept. of Labor - a project and podcast by Taja Lindley about race, gender, and the double entendre of labor: to work and to give birth. The first episode premieres Wednesday April 13th, 2022 durin...

Recent Blog Posts

7 Ways to Support the Podcast

If you're enjoying your listening experience, there are several ways you can support this work! Here are seven - free and monetary - ways you can invest …

Podcast Music Available for Download!

If you've been enjoying the original podcast music - you're in luck! The original song and remix are available for purchase. All sales go towards the pro…

Support this Work on Patreon! | Taja Tuesday Artist Talk

The Patreon portal is an opportunity to invest in all of Taja Lindley's creative offerings (and rest!), including the Black Women's Dept. of Labor projec…