Angelina Spicer is a multi-hyphenate powerhouse! A stand-up comedic, writer, producer, actress, mother, and accidental activist. A cum-laude graduate of Howard University, Spicer has smartly delved deep into comedy that’s authentic. With more than 700,000 cross-platform followers, Spicer’s original content has garnered a staggering 100 million views in more than 45 countries and has been shared by Taraji P. Henson, Shonda Rhimes, and Taylor Swift. Her viral success catapulted her career from phone screens to the silver screen when she became a regular performer on both Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Conan O’Brien Show.
When Angelina saw a need to bridge the gap for communities in south central Los Angeles, she went within her network and fundraised to charter buses to help Black and Brown women and their families get vaccinated. Her vaccine equity initiative, #SpicersRideToWellness was highlighted on Global Citizen, CBS News, and on Ellen.
Angelina became an outspoken advocate for maternal mental health after her diagnosis and hospitalization for postpartum depression (PPD). Spicer is not only using her voice in comedy clubs across America, she is also working with lawmakers in California and on Capitol Hill to implement laws to support early motherhood. In 2019 Angelina was honored by then-Senator Kamala Harris for her work in CA with Black Maternal Health Week. Spicer has worked with some of the world’s most trusted healthcare institutions like Cedars Sinai Hospital, Mental Health America, and the World Health Organization and has been featured in USA Today, NPR, and was included along with Michelle Obama as one of Essence Magazine’s Woke 100.
Spicer is currently fundraising to complete her feature-length documentary film about Postpartum Depression by using her humorous, and raw journey into motherhood along with her legislative work on Capitol Hill and takes a deep dive into just one of the consequences of declining to provide healthcare access consistent with every other industrialized nation around like world like Israel.
Angelina is a current social impact resident at The Kennedy Center where for the next three years she will write, produce, and direct comedy shows centering on maternal health. She also serves as a Reproductive Justice Champion for the Clinton Global Initiative, serves on the board of directors for March for Moms, and is the newly elected Vice President of the PTA for her daughter’s school.