Aug 19, 2019
In this episode, Kayla chops it up with Kristin Iris!
Kristin Iris is a Film Producer, Speaker, and Coach helping
Black creatives cultivate liberation, joy, and power through deep
personal work and Black creative expression. In helping Black folx
dismantle their internalized oppressions and stand in their power
she works in particular on healing “The Oreo Complex” - the idea
that you aren’t Black enough.
As a creative she shares powerful messages through her writing
(currently working on a novel and a screenplay) and her podcast
Melanated Rising which is meant to inspire, uplift, and ignite
Black creatives while changing the narratives around Blackness. She
is also a Producer at MegaMind Media a Black-owned feature film and
television production company.
Her mission, whether in her art, coaching, or speaking, is to
challenge and break down oppressive power dynamics and systems by
inspiring and igniting Black folx into their greatness and their
capacity to make great change in the world.
In this episode we discuss:
- Unique obstacles Black entrepreneurs and creatives
- Understanding and dismantling The Oreo Complex
- How to start unpacking the learned and unhealthy behaviors and
- How to come from a place of power vs a place of fear
- And so much more!
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