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Podcast #93: Insecure, Anti-Black Diversity & WOC in Europe

We’re back after a long break! Did you miss us? We missed you! In this week’s episode we discuss Season 3 of the brilliant series, Insecure. We also get into the importance of Black History Month – in the UK – and more generally the challenges of the broad and somewhat generic term diversity. In our second segment Denise offers her take on how she experienced the 3rd Annual Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour in Europe one-day symposium that took place this year on Saturday, September 29th in Berlin, Germany. And we end with the things we’re looking forward to. Listen in!

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Podcast #69: Hella Blows, VMAs & Floyd Mayweather Jr’s “Historic” Fight

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!

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Podcast #51: Remy Ma, the Oscars & Women’s History Month

In this week’s podcast we talk the diss heard round the world that left Nicki Minaj needing to play dead, and we review how the night of the Oscars unfolded and repeated the injustices that race politics in America create every day. In our second segment we praise some of the women who are doing amazing work, inspiring and empowering us and other women alike. And we end with the things that we’re excited about and looking forward to. Listen in!

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Podcast #44: Black Nominees During Awards Season & Good Riddance 2016

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.

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Podcast #36: Insecure & the Invisibility of the Black Woman

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.