Monday Mar 06, 2023

Season 1 Episode 5: Black Women Be Organizing With Ericka Huggins

Beauty, grace, and stillness. Ericka Huggins, a founder of the Black Panther Party joins us today to discuss the journey of slowing down, sitting still, and breathing. She shares her stories of developing a meditation while incarcerated, including a period of solitary confinement. We also explore the importance of telling children the truth, the journey of being with joy, and the battalion to uplift and reflect love on one another in community. Plus, the power of healing through writing poetry, finding hope in the hardest places, and the tragedy of the American prison system. This week's offering: The poetry of where you come from and the words you live by. For more content for Black women, by Black women, visit

Our guest today:
Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther Party leader and former political prisoner. For the past 36 years, she’s lectured throughout the United States and internationally. Her life experiences have enabled her to speak personally and honestly on issues relating to the physical and emotional well-being of women, children and youth, the incarceration of men and women of color, and the role of the spiritual practice in sustaining activism and promoting social change.

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