AAAD Announces AAAD Presents: Good Trouble


by Megan N. Medeiros


SUMMARY: The African, African American, and Diaspora (AAAD) Studies Center announces their new podcast, AAAD Presents: Good Trouble.

The African, African American, and Diaspora (AAAD) Studies Center has announced their new podcast, AAAD Presents: Good Trouble, created by administrative assistant, Megan Medeiros. The podcast will serve as a space to highlight interdisciplinary conversations related to academic engagements with Black knowledges, histories, arts, cultures, peoples, politics and ideas.

my_project_19.png The first episode, "Where Are They Now?" featured graduate students Collin Bright (JMU) and Spencer Law (Yale Divinity School). Both Bright and Law received their undergraduate degrees from JMU with a AAAD minor in 2021 and 2020, respectively. In the episode, Bright and Law discuss their experience with AAAD during their undergraduate career and the impact that experience had on their graduate school career. 

the_antiracism_gen_ed_project.png The second episode, releasing this week, features graduate assistant, Morgan Lyle as co-host and Drs. Allison Fagan, Amy Lewis, Tolu Odumosu, and Carah Whaley, who all co-taught the recent course, The Antiracist Gen Ed Project, offered in collaboration with JMU X-Labs. During the episode, Fagan, Lewis, Odumosu, and Whaley discuss the experience of bringing the first antiracism-focused general education course to JMU and the impact the experience had on them. 

To stay up to date with AAAD Presents: Good Trouble, you can follow the webpage ( or the listing on Apple Music. If you have any questions or would like to suggest an episode, please email Megan Medeiros (

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Published: Monday, February 28, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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