loader from loading.io

BLACKSMITH & DETECTIVE: Elizabeth Brim & Kate Warne

I Don't Know Her

Release Date: 01/10/2020

ACTIVIST: Belva Ann Lockwood show art ACTIVIST: Belva Ann Lockwood

I Don't Know Her

At the jump, the hosts discuss murder shows--why we like them & why they're problematic. Then Amanda tells the story of Belva Ann Lockwood, educator, activist, attorney & the first woman to run for U.S. President. 

info_outline
ARTIST: Debora Moore show art ARTIST: Debora Moore

I Don't Know Her

The hosts discuss monogamy & its challenges at the start. Then Rita tells about Debora Moore, a glass artist based in Seattle who is one of the first Black women to work in the field at a professional level.

info_outline
JAZZ MUSICIAN: Melba Liston show art JAZZ MUSICIAN: Melba Liston

I Don't Know Her

At the top of the show, Amanda shares an infuriating incident of "pushback" against Black History Month. Then they tell the story of Melba Liston, the first woman to play trombone in a big band (that wasn't all-female), and went on to become a respected and prolific jazz arranger, who worked with the most well-known and beloved musicians in the game.

info_outline
CHEF/RESTAURATEUR: Cecilia Chiang show art CHEF/RESTAURATEUR: Cecilia Chiang

I Don't Know Her

The hosts discuss the NY Times recent "Framing Britney Spears" documentary at the top of the show. Then Rita tells the fascinating & complex story of Cecilia Chiang, who revolutionized what Chinese food looked like in the United States.

info_outline
ACTIVIST: Claudette Colvin show art ACTIVIST: Claudette Colvin

I Don't Know Her

Rita gets deep at the start of the show. Then Amanda shares the story of Claudette Colvin, a teen girl who refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus, nine months before Rosa Parks, and she was one of the plaintiffs in the landmark case that made segregation on public transportation unconstitutional. But her story was purposely overlooked and overshadowed.

info_outline
FASHION DESIGNER: Irene Lentz show art FASHION DESIGNER: Irene Lentz

I Don't Know Her

Amanda shares something personal at the top of the show today. Then Rita tells the remarkable story of Irene Lentz, a fashion and costume designer who became a one-named powerhouse, dressing the likes of Ingrid Bergman, Ginger Rogers, and Lana Turner. Her story is equal parts inspirational and tragic.

info_outline
GOVERNOR & WAR CORRESPONDENT: Carolyn B. Shelton & Louise Mack show art GOVERNOR & WAR CORRESPONDENT: Carolyn B. Shelton & Louise Mack

I Don't Know Her

Amanda tells the story of Carolyn B. Shelton, the first woman to step in as an acting governor of a state in the U.S. And Rita tells us about Louise Mack, a gossip columnist turned first female war correspondent. Subscribe to our Patreon to get this and other bonus content material!

info_outline
DIVER: Vicki Draves show art DIVER: Vicki Draves

I Don't Know Her

Amanda tells the story of Victoria (Vicki) Manalo Draves, a Filipino American woman who made history when she won two gold medals in diving, becoming the first Asian American to ever win a gold medal (and the first woman in diving to win two!). 

info_outline
MATHEMATICIAN: Amalie Emmy Noether show art MATHEMATICIAN: Amalie Emmy Noether

I Don't Know Her

Amanda makes an impassioned speech about why we need to do better at understanding how people become radicalized. Then Rita dives into the story of Amalie Emmy Noether, a German Jewish mathematician who continuously pushed against sexism and anti-Semitism in academia to eventually change the foundations of mathematical physics. 

info_outline
CHEF: Edna Lewis show art CHEF: Edna Lewis

I Don't Know Her

Our chatty hosts spend the start reminiscing over Christmases past. Then Amanda tells the story of Edna Lewis, the First Lady of Southern Cooking, and the true pioneer of the farm-to-table movement (at least according to Amanda). 

info_outline
 
More Episodes

The hosts discuss the idea of sharing naked selfies with friends, then onto some badass women. Rita talks about Elizabeth Brim, a blacksmith who plays with femininity in her work. Amanda shares the adventurous story of Kate Warne, the first female detective in the United States, who once thwarted an effort to assassinate Lincoln.

Follow us on social media:

FB: facebook.com/idkherpodcast

Twitter: @IDKHerPodcast

Insta: @idkher_podcast