Special 06: 2023 “Black Love” Wrapped

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Special 06:

2023 “Black Love” Wrapped


Join me and my co-host, Kaity Rodriguez as we share our takes on ten unforgettable “Black Love” moments in 2023, including Rihanna’s pregnancy announcement, Eboni K’s partner preference and elitism, and Kerry Washington’s tenth anniversary.



Kaity and I are manifesting our “Oprah & Gayle” energy for 2024, and what better way that to wrap up the year together practicing our co-hosting skills. Yes, we offer some professional insight, but titles and expertise aside, we’re simply like-minded Black women with our two cents on the Culture too. You’ll hear our opinionated perspectives and playful disagreement, judging each story as “messy” or “magical” for the Black Community. 


Are you familiar with feminine archetypes? Have you listened to my episode them? While we wouldn’t claim to be Feminine Archetypes Experts, we’ve spent enough time in study and practice, to accurately identify a type {for the most part.} So, we also some more fun giving our educated guesses on the feminine archetype for each woman we cover in this episode. Join us!  If you want to know which ten stories we cover, you’ll have to listen to the episode!



What We Cover:

[0:48] – Join Joyice and Kaity delving into unforgettable moments in Black culture this year!
[4:14] – Our first story opens with Rihanna’s Super Bowl surprise.
[6:06] – As a fan, Kaity shares her thoughts on Rihanna’s pregnancy announcement.
[9:40] – Joyice and Kaity weigh in on Rihanna as an unmarried mother of two.
[11:25] – Kaity contrasts Rihanna’s reality with broader frustrations faced by many Black women.
[14:30] – Joyice and Kaity address “dating the bus driver” with our two cents for Eboni K.

[17:09] – Joyice acknowledges socioeconomic compatibility but critiques classism and elitism.

[18:57] – Joyice defends the pursuit of financial stability without negative portrayals.
[22:01] – Joyice asks listeners questions about distinctions between earning power and class.
[25:12] – Kaity speculates that Eboni’s feminine archetype.
[27:45] – Joyice discussing “dating down.”
[30:03] – Kaity highlights the importance of a united public front in romantic relationships.

[34:26] – Ciara and Russell Wilson’s  baby announcement inspires Kaity to maintain hope for her own love story.
[36:34] – Joyice cheers on Ciara for being a Feminine Yet Firm {FYF} Woman.
[42:30] – Kaity argues that consistency in messaging is crucial.

[43:30] – Women should prioritize listening to other women for relationship advice.
[45:25] – Joyice points out that addressing men directly for actionable steps could yield positive change.
[48:44] – Joyice reminds listeners that Tyler Perry is not a relationship expert.
[52:06] – Eboni K makes a second appearance on our list with Mrs. Degrees.
[1:02:04] – Joyice celebrates Kerry Washington’s decade-long marriage and her memoir.
[1:06:45] – Joyice speculates Kerry’s feminine archetype.
[1:12:06] – Joyice states that Tupac’s revisited story possibly impacted Will’s image publicly.
[1:20:08] – Joyice declares that disregarding agreed-upon privacy boundaries weakens relationships.
[1:24:20] – Kaity & Joyice discuss “the story that they don’t care about, but know that y’all do.”
[1:29:14] – Closing on a high note, we cover our final story of the year!  


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