The Trust Black Women Tour: Malkia Stampley
This week on Black Imagination, Antoine and Kennita share their space with Malkia Stampley – mom and wife; TV, film and stage actor; voice over artist; and stage director from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
(2:00 ) Malkia talks about her childhood and the pipeline for artists of color in Milwaukee (8:30 ), her experience going through college being one of the few theater students of color (11:10 ), representation of black roles in MKE and her experience working around the country (13:10 ), the life of Chadwick Boseman (19:10 ), her return back to MKE and how difficult it sometimes is to work here (28:30 ), The MKE Black Theater Festival (37:10 ), her health and wellness philosophies (42:53 ), how to create a new energy around the arts in the city (48:20 ), and her favorite MKE-based artists (56:30 ).
This is the first episode on a set of episodes called the "Trust Black Women Tour." Subscribe to not miss any of the upcoming pods!
Some of Malkia’s Favorite Artists
Ammar Nsoroma @ammarnsoroma
Adjua Nsoroma El @ansoroma
Kwabena Nixon @iamikan
Muhibb Dyer @muhibbdyer
Dasha Kelly @dasha_kelly
DiMonte Henning @Monte_dh
Kevin Seivert - @kevkev7878
Della Wells @dellaartwells
Teju the Storyteller
Zakiya Courtney - Vegan chef - @zakiyacourtney
Intro/Outro music: “Song of Freedom” by Shonn Hinton https://soundcloud.com/shonnhinton/song-of-freedom