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EPISODE #11 | Tamika Rises Above Religious Hypocrisy

Pronouns: (she/her)

When Tamika is pregnant as a teenager, she stays silent about the hypocrisy of the church community members who judge her. Now, she tells her side of the story, and how she built a thriving life for her and her family despite the condemnation she faced then.

I look down at my belly. I can no longer hide myself. I know that the public shaming is in store for me.

Episode Notes:

This is Episode 11, Season 3 of The TMI Project Story Hour: Stories for Choice featuring Tamika Dunkley. Tamika is the Executive Director of Seasoned Gives, a Hudson Valley organization whose mission is to create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and social injustice through education, ownership and self-sufficiency.

This episode was produced in partnership with Radio Kingston. It was written by Eva Tenuto and edited, produced, and mixed by Dacia Clay. Our theme song is “Secrets” by Edison Woods. Our Operations and Programs Manager is Blake Pfeil. Our Marketing and Digital Coordinator is Laura Marie Ruocco. Our Administrative Assistant is Elijah Jackson. Our graphic designer is Lauren Gill. Our workshop leaders are Perla Ayora, Seth Branditz, Kiebpoli Calnek, Hayley Downs, Jonathan Gonzalez, Raine Grayson, Erik Harris, Rae Lipkind, Dara Lurie, Julie Novak, Blake Pfeil and Eva Tenuto.

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Episode Contributors:

Tamika Dunkley
Eva Tenuto

 

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