New episodes every Monday in season.

Everyday Conversations with Extraordinary People

  • Art Maven Kimberly Drew

    Jun 13, 2018
    Kimberly Drew, known online as @museummammy, is a unrelenting purveyor of art, fashion and culture. She joins Helga to talk mental health and how drinking water helps her keep the beat.
  • David Kyuman Kim

    May 21, 2018
    Teacher, author and speaker, David Kyuman Kim joins host Helga Davis to discuss "radical love" and the essential role of community in shaping how we perceive the world around us.
  • Jacqueline Woodson

    May 7, 2018
    National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson sits down with host Helga Davis to talk about the power of family – the so-called alternative ones she was born into and made for herself.
  • Kenneth Lonergan

    Apr 9, 2018
    Award-winning director, screenwriter and playwright Kenneth Lonergan talks with host Helga Davis about their charged, formative years in high school and how he fuels his creativity.
  • Studio Museum in Harlem's Thelma Golden

    Mar 26, 2018
    Thelma Golden, director and chief curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, joins host Helga Davis for a conversation about her upbringing, daily rituals, and seeing the world through art.
  • Hilton Als

    Jan 23, 2017
    Hilton Als is an intellectual omnivore who roots his art and criticism in reality and truth. Als talks with Helga Davis about being comfortable owning your anger and art-making.
  • Sarah Jones

    Jan 9, 2017
    In Sarah Jones's one-woman shows, she seamlessly slips into characters of different classes, races and genders. Jones and Davis talk self-love in a culture that teaches self-alienation.
  • Julia Bullock

    Jan 2, 2017
    The young Juilliard-trained soprano Julia Bullock is making waves for her stunning performances and bold choice of roles. She talks with Davis about finding her place in today's culture.