Monday, June 24, 2024

‘Your Mama’s Kitchen’ Exclusive Clip: Political Activist Nicole Avant Opens Up About Her Childhood | Listen

Nicole Avant
Nicole Avant

*We have an exclusive clip from an all-new episode of the Audible Original interview podcast series, “Your Mama’s Kitchen” featuring political activist Nicole Avant.

In the clip, “Avant — daughter of legendary music mogul Clarence Avant and well-known philanthropist Jacqueline Avant – opens up about her childhood, growing up with a front row seat to some of the most powerful civil right leaders in the middle of their mission and how it shaped her as a human. She also reflects on the loss of her mother and shares tips for consoling someone experiencing deep grief,” per the press release. 

This conversation continues a month of compelling conversations with female thought leaders timed to Women’s History Month. You can check it out below.

Launched in August 2023, Your Mama’s Kitchen: Conversations from the Heart of the Home is produced by Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s media company.

Your Mama’s Kitchen brilliantly utilizes the childhood kitchen as a window into the hearts, minds, and souls of beloved celebrities and thought leaders. As both an acclaimed journalist and seasoned podcast host, Michele understands how to genuinely connect with her fascinating guests and unearth profound insights from their culinary memories,” said Dan Fierman, Head of Audio at Higher Ground. “We’re thrilled to collaborate with the incredible Audible team once again on another series that we believe will uplift, educate, and inspire.” 

Your Mama's Kitchen
Credit: Audible

Additional upcoming guests include: 

  • Dr. Sharon Malone (Premieres March 27, 2024)
  • Mark Bittman (Premieres April 3, 2024)
  • Natalie Morales (Premieres April 10, 2024)
  • Eric Kim (Premieres April 17, 2024)
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Premieres April 24, 2024)
  • Dorie Greenspan (Premieres May 1, 2024)

The series is hosted and executive produced by Emmy and Peabody award-winning journalist Michele Norris, who “explores the complexities of her guests’ family life and how their earliest culinary experiences helped shape their personal and professional lives,” per the release. “Each guest brings a recipe of a favorite dish from their youth, so listeners can taste a bit of their story.”

Previous guests include Kerry Washington, Gayle King, Michael Pollan, José Andrés, Glennon Doyle and Abby Wambach, Matthew and Camila McConaughey, Leslie Jones and more.

New episodes are available every Wednesday. Listen to our exclusive Nicole Avant clip below.

READ MORE: Nicole Avant, Wife of Netflix Boss, Had to ‘Pitch and Pitch’ to Get ‘Black Godfather’ Doc on Streaming Service

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