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Episode 53: Feel It and Fix It

Kat is joined by Bill Bullock to try and figure out why most people are uncomfortable with honesty and genuine conversations. They also discuss the new White House tell all, Fire and Fury, and try to figure out if Trump is moronic or maniacal.

Episode 52: Truman to Trump

In this episode, Kat explores to ignorance and incompetency of Harry Truman and how we may be doomed to repeat our past.

This episode is sponsored by Overcast

Episode 51: Halloween Lost and Found

Kat found the lost Halloween episode! In it, Kat and Sharlene discuss the new Marsha P Johnson Netflix documentary. Later, they reminisce Halloweens of past and present and the outlet it provides for queer identities. Lastly, they finish by talking about their favorite horror films.

Episode 50: That’s My Purse, I Don’t Know You

Kat and Sharlene discuss the Penn State Paterno Riots of 2011 and try to figure out why they thought rioting was the right response. Next, they unpack rape culture and the recent attention on sexual harassment and assault. Lastly, they bring back Best Things where they admire Black Forest cake and pandas.

Episode 49: Black Girls Abroad Encore

In honor of Kat’s journey to Thailand, she is doing an encore episode of Black Girls Abroad.

Kat and Mesha recount their experiences traveling to other countries and how it helped shape their perception of America. Lastly, they remind you that cultures are not costumes and to be better this Halloween.

Episode 48: Live from CPF, It’s UnLearned

UnLearned did a live show! Kat and guest host Marcelo discuss moving through the world in queer cis bodies of color. Thank you to the Chicago Podcast Festival for having us.

Episode 47: People Need Tune Ups Too

This week in politics: Healthcare is hard, Maxine Waters is a shining star and everyone us is mediocre.
Main Segment: Kat and guest host Maryam discuss the impact of colonization and repeated trauma in communities of color. Remember, you can go to therapy simply because you want to.
Black Girl Magic, White Boy Tragic: Nielsen’s latest report reveal that Black women have emerged as major consumers that should be marketed too while Trump focuses his time tweeting at the NFL instead of focusing on Puerto Rico.

UnLearned’s first ever live show is this Sunday. Get your tickets here

Episode 46: Femme Fatality

Season 3 starts now! Kat is back at it again with the help of her friends. Slay or Nay returns with the vengeance. Kat and Julie discuss living and loving as femme identified queer women. Kat goes on a rant outlining why your fave, Chris Columbus, is problematic.

Come see UnLearned live! You can check out UnLearned’s first live show at the second annual Chicago Podcast Festival. Buy tickets here

Episode 45: Expect Nothing, Appreciate Everything

It’s the end of the season and Mesha and Kat have senioritis! They freestyle the episode and discussed all things trash. Mesha explores her conflicting feelings about Kelly Ann Conway while Kat strives to become a carefree black girl.

Episode 44: Getting Them Hands

This is the last episode before the season finale! Kat and Mesha start off the show with Slay or Nay where Mesha is killing it in the fitness and nutrition game. They then take deep dives into their past to analyze how their youth impacted their ability to love, be loved and express vulnerability. Lastly, they introduce a new segment Drama With Obama.