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Another Round, Episode 11: An Interview With First Lady Of NYC Chirlane McCray

On this week's episode: We close out Mental Health Awareness Month with a conversation with the First Lady of NYC, Chirlane McCray! Plus, a Jason Bateman quiz, Tracy's joke time, and your petty breakup stories.

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Happy Podcast Tuesday y'all!!!

It's the end of Mental Health Awareness month so we took some time during this week's show to talk about how we deal with these things in our own lives and to talk with First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray (!!!) about her advocacy around this issue.


And then we got to talk with First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray (!!!) about her mental health work, being a supportive parent, and the Good Wife.

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You can follow the conversation on social media with the hastag #ShatterTheStigma and keep up with all of the First Lady's work at Flo.NYC (pronounced "FLOW-NICE).

Our question for next month: What is the wildest microaggression you've experienced in the workplace?

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Call 520-2ROUNDS (520-276-8637) with a one minute message including your name and locale or send us an audio recording to


Here are six random things you can look forward to hearing on this week’s episode:

3. "It's important not to blame yourself. Every mom, every dad, they want to be perfect ... but we don't have complete control over nature, over genetics, over environment. We need to be a little easier on ourselves."


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This episode features music from Donwill (follow him on Twitter) and Jean Grae!

Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy podcast.

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