In this week’s episode we delve into the online discussions and criticisms of the most recent episode of Insecure, “Hella Blows”, and we touch on just a few of the interesting moments at this year’s VMAs. In our second segment we challenge the supposed historic fight in discussing one fighter’s public display of white supremacy and the other’s history of intimate partner violence. And we end with the things that we’re excited about. Listen in!
In this week’s podcast we gush over the 2017 awards presentation of Black Girls Rock! and the acceptance speeches of some of our favorite people from Issa Rae and Solange to Rep. Maxine Waters. In the second segment CC sits down to talk to Black queer artist and activist Imani Robinson. And as always we end with the things we’re excited about. Tune in!
In this week’s episode we discuss the tweets heard round the world “banning” transgender people from serving in any capacity in the US military. In our second segment CC weighs in on the subject of cultural appropriation of African culture at events like AFROPUNK with vendors in London. And the last segment is dedicated to the things we’re excited about. Tune in!
In this week’s podcast we discuss the revelation that Jada Pinkett Smith dealt drugs, Usher’s lawsuit and deceitful behavior, as well as R. Kelly’s so-called cult of women. In the second segment, Chantel C sits down with activist Raquel Willis. And we end with the things we’re excited about and looking forward to. Listen in!
In this week’s podcast we discuss how wearing locs to a KKK rally isn’t actually an oxymoron, the ignorance of wearing latex gloves when interacting with children in an orphanage as Miss South Africa did, and the racism behind the Dutch AirBnB host who threw a Black woman down a flight of stairs. In our second segment Chantel C speaks with South African visual activist Zanele Muholi about her solo exhibition “Hail, the Dark Lioness” at Autograph ABP in London. And we end with the things that we’re excited about. Have a listen!
In this week’s episode we talk about the major Instagram tea that took place before Rob Kardashian was shut down, the announcement that Azalea and Banks will make a record together, and our review of 4:44, Jay-Z’s so-called answer to Lemonade. In the second segment we take on the continued battle now relying on faux science against great women of color athletes such as Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand. And we end with the things that we’re excited about. Tune in!
In this week’s episode we talk about the backlash the Chicago Dyke March Collective received for asking a few disrupters to leave and the reminder that BLM Toronto brought to the Toronto Pride Parade. In our second segment, Chantel C discusses black joy, black queerness and black activism with Charlene Carruthers, National Director of BYP100. And we end with the things that we are excited about. Listen in!
In this week’s episode we talk about the introduction of black and brown stripes to the Pride flag, as seen in Philly, as well as Amanda Seales’ exchange with Caitlyn Jenner. In our second segment we discuss the findings and recommendations of the report on the status of Black American women. We end with the things we’re excited about. Tune in!
In this week’s podcast we talk about how problematic it is to replicate violence against Black women for pop culture consumption, and we discuss the use of the n* word by Bill Maher, his non-apology and the Black men who came to his defense. In our second segment we explore the difficulties of creating, implementing and upholding accountability processes in activist circles, especially within a queer activist community. And we end with the things we’re excited about. Listen in!
In this week’s episode we talk Tank performing at DC Black Pride and what it means that Underground has been cancelled by WGN America. In our second segment we discuss the perceived threat of marginalized groups creating their own spaces as illustrated with the first Black feminist festival in France, the Nyansapo Festival of Paris. And we end with the things that we’re excited about. Listen in!