Janicia Francis pictured in front of a microphone, laughing her big laugh. Bamboo earrings visible. (Photo credit: Beatric Film)

“Tea With Queen And J.”: A Podcast For Black Women Who Won’t Be Silenced

A profile of co-host Janicia Francis that finds strength in her tears

Janicia Francis doesn’t know her tears protected me but they did. I sit alone, listening to a show, trying to understand if there’s an end to my loneliness or hers. When the co-host of Tea With Queen And J. entered MIST…

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I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.

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I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.

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