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Do you think of the boy born on the 5th day of February?
Who would make Black history from his life being temporary

How ordinarily he should be here with his mother and father
How a shot to the chest would mean he would be here no longer

Do you think of the boy born on the 5th day of February?
How his life was cut short because of the hood he was wearing

How the demons that killed him still exist on this earth
Protected by acceptable hoods and shielded by crosses that refuse to acknowledge our worth

Do…


Transcript from a conversation recorded 9/30/20

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Beyond Our Cells is a podcast where I, Taylor Camille, share stories by those living a life fully and beyond any stigma or perceived limitations a health condition may have on their day to day lives. As always, please share and subscribe if you haven’t already.

We’re continuing our series for Sickle Cell Awareness month Sickle Cell Disease is the most commonly inherited blood disorder in the United States affecting an estimated a hundred thousand Americans It occurs primarily in…


Transcript from a conversation recorded 9/23/20

please excuse any typos. link to listen to the recording of this transcript here

Beyond Our Cells is a podcast where I, Taylor Camille share stories by those living a life fully and beyond any stigma or perceived limitations a health condition may have on their day to day lives. As always, please share and subscribe if you haven’t already.

We’re continuing our series for Sickle Cell Awareness month. Sickle Cell Disease is the most commonly inherited blood disorder in the United States affecting an estimated a hundred thousand Americans It occurs primarily in…


Transcript from a conversation recorded 9/16/20

please excuse any typos. link to listen to the recording of this transcript here

Beyond Our Cells is a podcast where I, Taylor Camille, We’re continuing our series for Sickle Cell Awareness month Sickle Cell Disease is the most commonly inherited blood disorder in the United States affecting an estimated a hundred thousand Americans It occurs primarily in African Americans although it can be seen in other races as well however, one in 500 African Americans have the disease. …


Transcript from a conversation recorded 9/9/20

please excuse any typos. link to listen to the recording of this transcript here

Beyond Our Cells is a podcast where I Taylor Camille share stories by those living a life fully and beyond any stigma or perceived limitations a health condition may have on their day to day lives. As always, please share and subscribe if you haven’t already.

We’re continuing our series for Sickle Cell Awareness month Sickle Cell Disease is the most commonly inherited blood disorder in the United States affecting an estimated a hundred thousand Americans It occurs primarily in…


Transcript from a conversation recorded 9/2/20

please excuse any typos. link to listen to the recording of this transcript here

Beyond Our Cells is a podcast where I, Taylor Camille share stories by those living a life fully and beyond any stigma or perceived limitations a health condition may have on their day to day lives. As always, please share and subscribe if you haven’t already.

So we’re going to take a little break from our season two activities because we’re in September and September in the US at least is Sickle Cell Awareness month. …


Ash is a Jamaican British writer, podcaster and techie who is working to bridge the digital divide for marginalized groups and to bring awareness to the injustices faced by Black people every day.

Transcript from a conversation recorded 8/23/20

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Ash: I feel like having the label of autism is seen as something that disrupts what our parents believe. It disrupts basically their politics of respectability. It’s seen as a stigma because they see us as less than perfect

Beyond our Cells is a podcast where I…


Dancer and artist, Jerron Herman talks about life with cerebral palsy, the limitations of our definitions especially when it comes to defining health and wellness or masculinity, and the importance of our genuine expression in building community.

Studies show, Black children are about 30 percent more likely than whites to have cerebral palsy, one of the most common motor disabilities developed in childhood. Through a myriad of technical difficulties and obstacles, in this episode we reflect on Jerron’s journey thus far, the importance of parents that will advocate for you and discovering ways to laugh through it all.

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Actor, Caleb Ashton talks about managing his life and career being HIV+ and what representation in entertainment looks like to him. One in seven Black people have HIV in the United States, but they’re unaware that they have it and without treatment they may unknowingly pass it to others.

In this episode we talk about the stigma surrounding HIV, what his treatment looks like and what he hopes for representation of Black gay men in media.

Transcript from a conversation recorded 7/23/20

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002 Caleb Ashton

Caleb…


Mical Roy speaks about surviving prostate cancer after diagnosis at age 37, three years earlier than the age most doctors say you should get tested.

A new study has found, that for African American men, the risk of dying from low-grade prostate cancer is double that of men of other races. In this episode we talk about the importance of sharing health histories especially along family lines and how advocating for earlier testing could allow more men the chance to remove the cancer with non-invasive surgeries before it takes over

Transcript from a conversation recorded 7/17/20

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taylor camille

writer, producer amplifying voices of woc w/ the use of media that connects art, culture & history•sharing health histories @beyondourcells • linktr.ee/tayllure

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