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Series 6 Episode 8 – Aisia and Samira, Midtown Cleveland
Series: 6. Race and Democracy in Northeast Ohio
Episode: 8. Aisia Jones and Samira Malone, MidTown Cleveland
Podcast #: 74
Release Date: May 17, 2022
Summary: This episode is part of Series 6, Race and Democracy in Northeast Ohio. In this eighth episode, Ashley and Shemariah talk with Midtown Cleveland staff Aisia Jones (Director of Community Empowerment) and Samira Malone (Neighborhood Planning Manager). The conversation emphasizes the importance of Black women in local activism, municipal politics, and neighborhood planning. The guests share their experiences with intersectional solidarity in organizing and activism. This series is made possible with funding from Mark Lewine and the John Gray Paynther Program.