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find her at home on her couch rewatching Empire and How to Get away with Murder

Shanika Powell is hilarious, courageous and persistent. She is the co-host of Season 1 of the Inner Hoe Uprising podcast. She takes sketch writing and storytelling classes at the Uprights Citizens Brigade and the Magnet Theatre. When she’s not writing or producing videos you can 


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Lucas was the recording engineer for Season 1 of the Inner Hoe Uprising. He is an animator, illustrator, musician, and designer filled with varying amounts of humor and existential dread. He spends his free time on various projects like Office Cat, weird short films, and trolling Sam. He is co-hoe of the episode “Black Hoe-Story Month.”


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Rebecca (aka Rodecka) is a single (emphasis on single) twenty-something aspiring poet and writer, who is learning how to navigate life without a partner. She is the co-hoe of the episode “PanSexy.”


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Kardeem is a 24 year old Queens Native who ironically sounds like Jay Z. A self proclaimed savage, Kardeem hopes to make the world love him one day with his wit, humor, and charm. He is the co-hoe of the episode “Battle of the Exes.”


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Breanna is a 24 year old professional by day and hoe by night. She is the co-hoe of the episode “Sugar Babies.”


Akua is a 20 something year old mental health grad student and IHU 2016 Hoe of the Year! She is the co-hoe of the episode “Sugar Babies.”


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Belle is a Jamaican born young professional living in Central Jersey. She is the co-hoe of the episode “Intergenerational Love.”


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Her work has been been featured in publications like Quirktastic, Abernathy, and Afripop Magazine, and she's a White House South by South Lawn Nominee. She is the co-hoe of the episode “Intergenerational Love.”

Paige Polk is a filmmaker and visual activist. Based in Brooklyn, she's exploring the intersection of art and advocacy, where the political and the creative coexist. With projects in the US and abroad, Paige is unpacking gender, heritage, and sexuality with multimedia storytelling.


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Rob is an agender human biology major with a minor in speaking their mind. They are also a NYC based artist. You can view their work here. They are the co-hoe of the episode “54 Genders (Or None?).”


Jose "Goose" Guzman is a Creative, Handyman, lover of the "internets" and the lovable Host over at The Pay Day Podcast, a traveling Show where Goose discusses current events and entertainment with random New Yorkers. Jose is 26, Tall, Handsome and destined for Internet greatness. He is the co-hoe of the episode “Catch A Body.”


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Alexandria Gamlin aka Bunny is the spicy friend your mother warned you about. A Capricorn, originally from Detroit & based in Brooklyn has been all around the world (and eyyee eye yeey), and now she's coming for you. Find her in the kitchen, in these streets, and on the internet cracking jokes and being dope. She is the co-hoe of the episode “Catch A Body.”


 For two years, she served in Namibia teaching English and Information Technology to local students in her community. Sabblah hopes to work for the United Nations traveling and working on projects rooted in Sub-Saharan African development. She is the co-hoe of the episode “International Hoe Uprising.”

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(Angela) Sabblah is a 25 year old returned Peace Corps volunteer, hopeful humanitarian, and chipotle addict. Growing up as the only first generation Ghanaian in her family, she slowly realized that her roots, experiences, and struggles in identity acceptance, would soon shape her career. 


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M is a 24 year old immigrant who is just trying to make it in Trump's America. She loves reading and bottomless brunches. She is the co-hoe of the episode “International Hoe Uprising.”


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Nicole is a single black female addicted to retail *kanye voice*. An aspiring psychotherapist that enjoys long walks on the beach and sipping on henny&pineapple #fortheculture. She is the co-hoe of the episode “Confessions of a Serial Dater.”


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Gina ia an S-type community leader who lives a part-time BDSM lifestyle. She identifies as a slave with bratty tendencies and has a large passion for helping other s-type women. Gina hopes to use her experiences in the kink community to become a therapist specialized in alternative lifestyles, sex, and sexual dysfunction. She is the co-hoe of the episode “BDSM.”


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Delta is an occasional play partner and self identified Switch. She is also an aspiring kink wear designer. Delta is the co-hoe of the episode “BDSM.”


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Danielle is a 24 year old aspiring actuary living in Philadelphia all whilst becoming her own woman. She is the co-hoe of the episode “Living in Sin.”


Dawn is a 24 year old PhD student who’s in search of higher education, heightened awareness, and high heels that don’t hurt your feet. She’s a relationship thot navigating the world one step at a time and she’s mad hype to be young, gifted, and black. Dawn is the co-hoe of the episode “Living in Sin.”

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