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Episode 16: So Real with Medgine Williams

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I am so excited to be bringing you this guest on the series, Medgine Williams. Medgine is an entrepreneur and fashion stylist who helps people find outfits and styles that speak to them and their personal tastes.

In this episode, we talk about how she got into the fashion industry and the role that our wardrobe has in how people view us and how we view ourselves. We also talk about how the appropriation of cultures comes to play when it comes to this topic of personal style.

You’ll hear how you can support without appropriating, how generations of oppression still affect the Black community today and why equity needs to be a part of the conversation we have about race and diversity.

What’s in this episode:

  • How Medgine and I met each other

  • Her experience as a Haitian American

  • Why you have to respect other people’s cultures

  • How she got into her career in fashion

  • The role clothes play in how you represent yourself

  • The appropriation of culture in fashion

  • How you can support without appropriating cultures

  • Changes she’s seen over the years in the context of race in America

  • How generational oppression still affects the Black community today

  • Why equity needs to be apart of the diversity conversation

Links mentioned:

Medgine’s Website

Medgine’s Instagram

Little Fires Everywhere

My Patreon

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