About the show

A podcast about oppressed parents raising free children, hosted by Noleca Radway. Each episode features courageous conversations with real parents.

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Old wisdom

What a needed and special message your podcast is sending out. I had no idea this podcast was so new - it's old wisdom rushing through the words you're putting out. I'm honored to get to spend time listening to Raising Rebels. My partner and I listened to a couple episodes yesterday and I can't tell you how many times we paused to reaffirm, have conversations spurring off what y'all just talked about, and just to give thanks. Her and I are in the process of figuring out what it looks like for two black and brown queer folks to have a child together, and honestly, just the opening episode was eye-opening. I'm engaged, I'm enthralled, and I feel seen.

Ash

An AMAZING gift

My friend sent me your podcast last week. I spent the morning gardening and listening to it. It's been an AMAZING gift. I'm a white mother of three who does anti racist work in mostly rural Arkansas. I just can't thank you enough fort his podcast. I know I'm not the target audience but damn I'm so spiritually feeling the "Are the kids alright?" episode. Can't wait to hear more!

Meredith

Parenting without shame

A friend recommended your podcast to me after I posted a story of how I'm struggling with gentle, respectful parenting with my toddler. I just want to say how uplifting it is to hear you talk about parenting without shame. Keep it up!

Gabrielle

About the Hosts

Noleca Radway

Noleca Radway

Host

As Executive Director of Brooklyn Free School and host of the Raising Rebels podcast, Noleca Radway helps parents, children and marginalized people tell their story within a social justice context.   She considers the ability to make connections between people, philosophies, and dimensions her personal superpower, and attributes it to being a Bronx-raised, first-generation Black Jamaican wife, mother, teacher, educator, and Octavia Butler fan.  Noleca received her BA in English from Howard University.  She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Homero, and their three children. 

Alexandra DiPalma

Alexandra DiPalma

Producer

Alex is an audio producer, editor, consultant and teacher. She’s the producer of Food 4 Thot, which was named \\one of the best podcasts of 2017\\ by New York Magazine, and \\Akimbo with Seth Godin\\, one of the top business podcasts of 2018. She also runs a podcasting class with Seth; they taught more than 800 students last year. Prior to founding Domino, Alex ran the Brand Studio at \\Midroll Media/Stitcher\\, produced television at Fusion and a daily news show at \\Minnesota Public Radio.\\ She loves being Italian and has an acute salt addiction. She also \\went viral once\\ but still remains humble. Alex graduated from Columbia University and went to NYU’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Kenya Anderson

Kenya Anderson

Producer

Kenya Anderson understood the fluidity of sexuality and gender at a very young age, due to her mom’s unlikely obsession with the Barbra Streisand’s iconic 1983 romantic musical drama film, Yentl. She’s worked on shows like Billions, Madam Secretary, and Netflix’s Okja. She currently works producing audio and video content for the \Girltrek\, the largest public health non-profit focused on improving the mental and physical health of Black women and girls.

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Raising Rebels is a parenting podcast featuring courageous conversations with real parents. Parenting can be so lonely. Our work is to encourage children to be fully themselves in a society that doesn’t always celebrate them. This season, we tackle everything from sexuality and race, to co-parenting and money, all with the goal of liberating our children.

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