Happy New Year! We’re back in 2017 and starting off talking about the messiness that was Kim Burrell as well as some of the highlights from the Golden Globes, from the “Hidden Fences” controversy to the Black folks who won big. In our second segment we interview Karnage, a young Black gay rapper from London who’s changing the game of hip hop in the UK. And we end with the things that we’re excited about and looking forward to. Tune in!
In this last episode of 2016 we discuss the nominations for the Golden Globe Awards, the SAG Awards and the NAACP Image Awards as well as the importance of publications like Teen Vogue in a time of fake news. In our second segment we review the year and ponder its teachings. In our final segment we share what we’re excited about and looking forward to in 2017.
We begin this week’s episode discussing Black men who majorly disappointed this week: Lee Daniel’s casting reasons, Charlamagne Tha God’s shout out to Black women, and Trevor Noah’s cluelessness around racism. In our second segment we name our own Persons of the Year to counter Time’s pick. And we end with the things that we’re excited about.
In this week’s episode we discuss Young M.A and her role in hip hop as an out masculine-of-center lesbian accused of misogyny, and we briefly talk the significance of Trevor Noah’s interview of Tomi Lahren. In our second segment we reflect on the legacy of Fidel Castro from the Black gaze. And we end with the things we’re looking forward to.
In this week’s podcast we discuss if there is a discrepancy between how much compassion the greater Black community offers its Black women versus its Black men, when they – very publicly – face mental health challenges. We also talk about Black Magazine’s disregard for integrity in showcasing Black women. In our second segment we review our first year of podcasting as well as where we’d like to go from here. And we end with the things we’re excited about and looking forward to.
In this week’s podcast we talk about the fun that Black excellence has offered us with the #unameitchallenge. In our second segment we discuss post-election blues and empowerment. And we end with the things that we are looking forward to.
In this week’s episode we discuss the honorees on the OUT 100 in 2016 list. We begin a new segment called “white people who tried it”, in which we discuss BBC Newsbeat asking about the stereotype of Black British eating chicken, Rachel Dolezal’s book on pre-order, and Rob Kardashian threatening Pilot Jones with racist and homophobic taunts. In our second segment we discuss Lil’ Wayne’s dismissive and uninformed answers about the importance of the #BlackLivesMatter movement as well as the founders of that movement being honored as three of Glamour’s women of the year. In our final segment we discuss the things we’re excited about.
In this week’s podcast we discuss Trick Daddy’s PSA to Black women as well as the many responses he received, and we talk about who really should be held accountable for Amy Schumer’s parody of ‘Formation’. In our second segment we discuss what it means to vote in the 2016 US elections as a Black queer woman, and if voting demonstrates being complicit within an already bad system or if it gives the disenfranchised a voice. We end with the things we’re looking forward to.
In this week’s episode we discuss Azealia Banks’ newest beef with Russell Crowe which has led to even more problems with RZA, the nominees for the Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2017 as well as Ciara’s announcement that she’s been named a global brand ambassador for Revlon. In the second segment we talk about the love letters written to honor the First Lady, Michelle Obama. And we end with the things we’re looking forward to.
In this week’s podcast we blast Beanie Sigel for his homophobic ignorance, and we talk the criticism of Issa Rae’s highly acclaimed new HBO series, Insecure. In our second segment we take a look at the silencing and invisibility of Black women in film, using the example’s of Michel’le’s biopic, the Netflix documentary 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay, as well as Birth of a Nation. In our final segment we talk about the things we’re excited about and looking forward to.