Episode 21

Staying Creative While Navigating Uncertainty w/ Santana Coleman

Published on: 31st May, 2023

Today's guest is Emmy award-winning filmaker, Santana Coleman.

Filmmaker & lifelong storyteller, Santana Coleman, is the co-producer & Impact Campaign Advisor of Emmy-Award-Winning documentary, When Claude Got Shot. Along with a creative partner, Santana is the co-creator of comedy television series, 'Black Girl Training' and she's currently in pre-production of short film The Last Week, where she will serve as writer, director, and producer in her directorial debut.

Join us as we have an honest, no- holds barred conversation on maintaining fortitude while pursuing your dreams, accepting personal limits as self-preservation, and a bit of ki-king on reality tv and urban fiction as an unexpected form of self-care.


  • Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter by 50 Cent
  • We Over Me: The Counterintuitive Approach to Getting Everything You Want from Your Relationship by Khadeen and Devale Ellis
  • Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It by Charlamagne Tha God

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Joyfully Black
Joyfully Black is the podcast for Black women striving to do it all while making time for self-care. Each week, Joy Dixon Paul digs in with guests on how they balance career, family, and community care without compromising their well-being.

Staying in the black isn't just a mantra for managing finances, it's about managing your life.

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