Taja Lindley launches her latest project: the Birth Justice Podcast NYC. It's a weekly podcast featuring long-form interviews about one of New York City's most pressing public health and racial justice issues: birth. The trailer and prelude are live, and the first episode drops on her birthday Wednesday July 8th featuring an interview with her mom. Be sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, follow @birthjusticeNYC on Instagram and support this work on Patreon. Visit BirthJustice.NYC for more information and to sign up for the newsletter. This podcast is produced by Colored Girls Hustle and is made possible, in part, by the Narrative Power Stipend - a grant funded by Forward Together for members of Echoing Ida.
Taja Lindley is a member of Echoing Ida and some of her work is featured in this forthcoming collection published by Feminist Press. Rooted in Black Queer feminism and womanism, it features a talented line up of brilliant Black women and non-binary writers (members of Echoing Ida) as well as a foreword by Michelle Duster- an activist and great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells. You can pre-order your copy on the Feminist Press site. This publication its lated to be released January 2021.
In collaboration with ipade', Taja Lindley will be leading a virtual healing workshop for womxn of color. This workshop is designed to support participants with transforming, transmuting and composting what no longer serves us, making space for new intentions, new desires and new experiences. This space is for people of color only. RSVP here.
The inaugural Noire Pageant will be available for online on-demand rental this month. For only $20 you can watch both nights - the King Showcase and the Queen Showcase. (Taja Lindley participated in the Queen Showcase.) Each night featured spectacular performances from Black and POC artists. And the money you spend on your rental goes directly to the artists who participated in the pageant. Sales end 11:59pm on June 14th, and it’ll be available to watch for 48 hours beginning June 15th. Click here to purchase your rental.