Hosted by: Shannon Ivey

The #whatshesaidproject began as a local story slam and being reborn as a virtual story slam and podcast. Real stories told by real storytellers right from their phones.


S3 E1: Lakeetha's Love Story

Season #3 Episode #1

In this season, we share stories and interviews of "Love, Light, Levity, and other L words that bring us JOY."   Our first storyteller of the season is actress and drama teacher Lakeetha Blakeney.  She shares the LOVE...
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Shift S2 E8: A Conversation with Actress Arischa Conner (Part 2)

Season #2 Episode #8

You want more #actingtips and #actingtricks to making your way in the #businessofacting?  Our beloved @arischaisastar is dropping knowledge all over the place!  And we feel the #love. This is part 2 of our interview...
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Shift S2 E7: A Conversation with Actress Arischa Conner (Part 1)

Season #2 Episode #7

In Part 1, we talk with the amazing actress Arischa Conner.  She talks about #supportive adults, #creative education, #community, #acting, #film and #tv, and why she decided to go #fulltime to get her #dreamlife....
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Shift S2 E6: A conversation with Serena Hicks: Coach and Founder of Antiracism School

In this conversation, we talk to our newest friend and badass human Serena Hicks, coach and founder of antiracismschool.com.  We discuss #antiracism education #coaching #discomfort #blackandbrownbodytrauma #community...
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Shift S2 E5 A Conversation with Ayana Crawford: Organizer, Activist, Consultant, Speaker, Writer, entrepreneuHer, and Community Liaison

In this episode, we meet Ayana Crawford: Organizer, Activist, Consultant, Speaker, Writer, entrepreneuHer, and Community Liaison.  We talk organizing, political careers, community activism, antiracist education, self...
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Shift S2 E4: A Conversation with Jazmyne McCrae: Activist, Scholar, and Co-founder of Empower SC

Season #2 Episode #4

In this epsisode, Jazmyne and I talk about #antiracist values in education, educational reform, the importance of policy, advocacy, and police reform.  This amazing young leader will give you great hope for our...
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Shift S2 E3: A Conversation with Comedian Tara Brown

Season #2 Episode #3

In this episode, we chat with comedian Tara Brown about how she found comedy, and how she's using it to lift spirits.  #comedy #tarabrowncomedy #conversations #humans
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Shift S2 E2: A Conversation with Demetrius Hill: Activist, Artist, Mother, Co-founder of I Can't Breathe, SC

Season #2 Episode #2

This episode is a conversation with Demetrius Hill, co-founder of I Can't Breathe, SC (also Black Lives Matter SC).  We discuss foundational information for white folks interested in learning how to be #antiracist.  
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Shift 2: A Conversation with Rebecca Davis, co-founder of AR-TIC, LLC

Season #2 Episode #1

Rebecca Davis is a trauma therapist who co-founded AR-TIC, LLC (anti-racist trauma informed care).  Shannon interviews Rebecca about her work, her self, and some guiding principles of anti-racist education.  
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Virtual Story Slam: Shift 5

Season #1 Episode #5

On this episode, Shannon explores the changing relationship with her father.  
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Virtual Story Slam SHIFT Episode 4

Season #1 Episode #4

On this episode we talk to the host, Shannon, and her daughter, Zoe, about a shift happening in their world.  Zoe shares her a story about kimchi.  Our featured storyteller for this episode is Jerry, who has a shift...
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Virtual Story Slam SHIFT Episode 3

Season #1 Episode #3

Olivia is our featured storyteller with a tale of Florida, her dad, diving, sharks, and adventure.   --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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