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In this episode, I’m joined by Dr. Zakiya Luna. Dr. Luna is an Associate Professor of Sociology, a Dean’s Distinguished Professorial Scholar, a great friend of mine, an author, and a participant in Deeply Rooted. Her work focuses on social movements, reproductive issues, and human rights with a particular focus on women’s activism and more specifically, women of color activism.

In this conversation, we will discuss her incredible book, Reproductive Rights as Human Rights: Women of Color and the Fight for Reproductive Justice.

Listen in as Dr. Luna shares…

  • Her journey as a black woman.
  • The seed planted in her by her mom at a young age that helped shape who she is today.
  • Her transition from college to becoming an author.
  • Why she chose to focus on women’s reproductive rights in her career.
  • Why this topic of women’s reproductive rights is important and impacts us.
  • The three concepts of  reproductive rights.
  •  Why you should read the book,  Reproductive Rights as Human Rights: Women of Color and the Fight for Reproductive Justice.
  • How you can begin bringing out awareness on this topic.
  • A message for people of faith on the topic of reproductive rights.
  • Her experience with my Deeply Rooted Group Coaching Program and the value she received.

And if you are looking for support to help you with creating your epic shit,  check out my group coaching program, Deeply Rooted. The wait list is now open. Visit to learn more.


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EP. 122 Redefining GOODT ENUFF

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Each week, Life and Mindset coach, Brig Johnson, combines coaching, a little bit of neurobiology, and practical easy to use tools to empower you to break barriers and become unforgettable.