Segment

2017 Wrap Up

In this episode we look at past moments in our first 13 episodes to discuss the Top Five 2017 Panics of the first season.

Black Fatherhood pt1

In episode 13, U Panic’d discuss what it means to be a Black father in the United States. Both Fu and Gee have recently become fathers and they discuss their voyages to fatherhood as Black men.

Black Messiah Complex

In episode 12, U Panic’d discuss the Black Messiah Complex in the Black community. Do we need another leader? Can our current leaders be trusted? And should we hold them to higher standards?

Personal Responsibility or White Supremacy

In episode 11, we discuss personal responsibility vs white supremacy to determine the true culprit for the current state of Black America. Gee and our returning guest, Dre debate the decisions made by some impoverished Black people in the inner-city.

Is Public Education Failing Black Students

Is public education failing black students? As we celebrate our 10th episode, we are joined by two Boston Public High School teachers to discuss this question. Our guests, a Boston pilot school math teacher and a Boston exam school biology teacher indulge in this serious conversation about our local and national educational system, while immersed in a chill and celebratory environment with the U Panic’d crew.

Masculinity in Hip-Hop

In this episode we discuss Masculinity in Hip-Hop. This is the 8th Episode of the U Panic’d podcast featuring J. Walk. We discussed Battle Rap, Gangster Rap, Trap and Drill Music’s effects on the Black community and Black women.

Straight Black Pride vs Black Media pt2

This segment stems from a viral video which took place on Blue Hill Ave in Boston, MA, that shows the Straight Black Pride Movement hosting an event. A freelance writer/journalist arrived and was confronted, being taken as a Black Lives Matter advocate. From here, writer Arielle Gray took her thoughts to AfroPunk to write about her experience..

In Part 2 we close out this topic with Arielle Gray as she talks of her encounter with SBPM, and thoughts on unity in the black community.

Straight Black Pride vs Black Media pt1

This episode stems from a viral video which took place on Blue Hill Ave in Boston, MA, that shows the Straight Black Pride Movement hosting an event. A freelance writer/journalist arrived and was confronted, being taken as a Black Lives Matter advocate. From here, writer Arielle Gray took her thoughts to AfroPunk to write about her experience… O Salih Rowe, President of the Boston Chapter of SBP tells us his side of the incident and gives more clarity about the SBP Movement.

Cat Calling

In Episode 4 we discussed catcalling and street harassment. What does it mean to catcall? Is it ever ok to approach a woman in public? Could Black men handle street harassment if they had to walk in Black women’s shoes?

Is Being Woke Divisive?

With the help of social media platforms, movements for marginalized groups are becoming more popular. But as their message grows, does it come with a cost? The UPanic’d team along with our special guest Stephen Hamilton discuss the current trends within the “woke” community and the potential dangers of their popularity.

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