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Season 5: Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), a comedian, facilitator and musician -- each living with Multiple Sclerosis -- are your hosts this season and explore the intersections of race, culture, politics, disability and all the things. Join us as we Raise the Temp! Connect with us. Instagram: Daana @retrosoul__ Carlos @caballonegrito Podcast Socials: Instagram: @myelinmelanin Twitter: @myelinmelanin Facebook: @myelinandmelanin ...
 
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Join us as we chat about Daana's newest adventure, Carlos being called Elton John's "illegitimate child" by randos on the internet, being banned on Instagram, Greg Abbott being a waste of disabled representation, and more. -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), a comedian, facilitator and…
 
Join us us for a conversation about radical self love, the importance of creating a luscious, beautiful and peaceful space, the joy and simplicity of the Three's Company apartment and other thoughts about tending your prooverbial gardens. -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), a comedian,…
 
Join us us for a conversation about the nuance and complexity of disability pride, the power of radical self love, and a problematic e-mail that Daana received from a well-known doctor with MS. Oh yeah, Terry Wahls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxXJH2jZm0w -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (th…
 
Join us as we share our silver linings and our horrified reflections on the recent diabolical decisions of SCOTUS. We also discuss how we use our voices and bodies to be "extra" in the face of erasure. -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), a comedian, facilitator and musician -- each liv…
 
Join us as we share our silver linings and lament about the disorienting and uncomfortable satisfaction in hearing evil folks tell the truth. Oh, and Carlos refers to Johnny Depp as "the Rachel Dolezal of the Cherokee Nation", and it was everything. -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), …
 
Join us as we explore the dangerous minds of temps, and the privilege that informs their delusional thinking -- from outlandish optics to complete disability erasure. Our hearts are with the victims and families impacted by the massacre in Uvalde. -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), a …
 
This weekend, we experienced several mass shootings, more specifically, mass murders -- terrorist, white supremacist hate crimes, at that. We grieve for those we lost at the hands of a white supremacist, terrorist in Buffalo, New York. Join us as we gather our thoughts about the collective white supremacist nightmare we're living through. We also c…
 
Being disabled is hard -- being a wheelchair user amplifies the challenges. Join us as Daana shares the trauma and drama associated with...going to the dentist. The lipstick Daana references: https://www.beautybakerie.com/ The ridiculously priced van service: https://www.transtarmedical.com/ The awesome dental clinic: https://emergencydentalofmilwa…
 
Join us as we talk about Elon Musk, his hair plugs, eugenics, the oligarchy -- all the things. -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), a comedian, facilitator and musician -- each living with Multiple Sclerosis -- are your hosts this season and explore the intersections of race, culture, p…
 
Join us for a conversation about nuance, layers and staying in your lane. Oh, and keeping folks' names out ya mouth! Yes, we're chatting about the infamous slap. -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), a comedian, facilitator and musician -- each living with Multiple Sclerosis -- are your …
 
March is MS Awareness Month. As the month ends, join us for a conversation with our sister in MS, the incredible Anna Sweeney! Anna Sweeney is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating Specialist and owner of Whole Life Nutrition Counseling. She is an expert in the treatment of individuals struggling with eating d…
 
We got carried away while recording our intro for next week's Episode featuring Anna Sweeney, but the conversation was too good to scrap. So y'all get a bonus episode! -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham (they/them), a comedian, facilitator and musician -- each living with Multiple Sclerosis -- are…
 
Trigger Warning: Death, Assisted Suicide | Join us for a nuanced conversation about...death. Who determines the validity of my "I'm done"? Check out the article we reference in the episode: https://trippingonair.com/2022/02/medical-assistance-in-dying-and-ms.html -- Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windham…
 
Join us for an enlightening conversation with the phenomenal Kym Oliver. Kym (half of the duo "The Triple Cripples") and Daana chat about race, intersectionality, disability, decolonization and all the things. So who is Kym Oliver? Kym is a multifaceted creative, thinker, writer, speaker and consultant, committed to envisioning an equitable future …
 
Join us as we chat with the amazing Imani Barbarin! We were so excited for this conversation, y'all! The epitome of Black Girl Magic and Disability Pride, Imani Barbarin, also known as Crutches & Spice, is one of the newest trending voices in intersectionality and representation media. Crowned the "Disability Hashtag Queen" by her fans, Imani is th…
 
Join us for the Season 5 premiere -- the inaugural episode of the reboot Myelin & Melanin: Raising the Temp! Daana Townsend (she/her) a Professor and content creator; and Carlos Kareem Windam (they/them), a comedan, facilitator and musician -- each living with Multiple Sclerosis -- are your hosts this season and explore the intersections of race, c…
 
As the Myelin & Melanin podcast draws to a close, join us for a special retrospective of moments with one of our favorite people -- Damian Washington. You'll hear clips from Episodes 43, 72 & 110. Enjoy! Find Damian on his website: damianwashington.com and on his vlog: http://youtube.com/nostressms. Check him out on Instagram @damianwashington and …
 
As the Myelin & Melanin Podcast comes to a close, we wanted to share some of our favorite moments with Carlos Kareem Windham. Carlos has been the most frequent guest on the show (appearing 13+ times over the past 4 seasons). Carlos co-hosted with Daana when we welcomed the acclaimed author Sonya Renee Taylor to the show (Episode 44). They appeared …
 
Join us for a retrospective of some gems that Dr. Aaron Boster, MD has shared with us over the years. We are so honored to have been gifted his time and insight on the podcast over the past four seasons. We hope you enjoy this compilation of some of our favorite Dr. B. moments. You'll hear excerpts from Episodes 73 & 135 (from Seasons 3 & 4). We en…
 
Join us for a retrospective of some gems that Dr. Aaron Boster, MD has shared with us over the years. We are so honored to have been gifted his time and insight on the podcast over the past four seasons. We hope you enjoy this compilation of some of our favorite Dr. B. moments. You'll hear excerpts from Episodes 17, 40 & 51 (from Seasons 1-3). We e…
 
One of the things we're most proud of is our commitment to addressing the topic of intimacy and its relationship to MS. Throughout the podcast, we've produced three intimacy series -- "That Part", "This Part" and "These Parts" (Intimacy & MS). Join us today for a retrospective of some of our favorite moments from our intimacy series. You'll hear cl…
 
She's been called "the Maya Angelou of the Millennial generation". Join us for Part 2 of our conversation with the poet, actress, and fellow MSer, Azure Antoinette. We talk about MS, representation, and visibility. Find Azure on Instagram @hello_azureantoinette, Twitter @AzureAntoinette, and her website: azureantoinette.com. Go check out the articl…
 
She's been called "the Maya Angelou of the Millennial generation". Join us for Part 1 of our conversation with the poet, actress, and fellow MSer, Azure Antoinette. We talk about MS, representation, and visibility. Find Azure on Instagram @hello_azureantoinette, Twitter @AzureAntoinette, and her website: azureantoinette.com. Go check out the articl…
 
Intimacy extends beyond romantic relationships. Today we're joined by Dr. Aaron Boster, MD, and we chat about one of the most intimate relationships an MSer will ever have -- with their MS specialist. Dr. Aaron Boster, MD is President of The Boster Center for Multiple Sclerosis (bosterms.com). He is a board-certified Neurologist specializing in Mul…
 
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