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EPISODE 35: Interracial Pro-blackness

On this episode we discuss what it means to be Pro-black. Once that’s established we talk about rather or not you can be connected, involved, or in love with other races and still be considered Pro-black.

Special Guest: Supa Kev

Closing Track by: ToriTori, Be

EPISODE 9: Sovereignty

Here we discuss what it means to be sovereign as well as indigenous to the land. To help us out we phone in Estes Bey of the Moorish Science Temple from Detroit Michigan, and sat with Dominique who identifies as an Indigenous American.

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.

EPISODE 8: Masculinity in Hip-Hop (L’ Edition)

This is the 2nd Edition of our L’ Edition, where we have a few drinks to set the mood. We’re joined by our guest J Walk to discuss a disagreement he had with our answers to a Real or Fake Question from Episode 4: Cat Calling, about rather or not Black Men ‘Oppress’ Black Women.
Aside from that we discuss masculinity in hip hop, past & present.

Real or Fake: Azealia Banks is right about Black men in Hip-Hop

During our Real or Fake Segment we discussed Azealia Banks recent comments about Black men in the industry pinning Black female rappers against each other, while also promoting non-Black female rappers to the top.

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.

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.

EPISODE 6: SBPM vs Black Media (Part2)

This episode stems from a viral video which took place on Blue Hill Ave in Dorchester 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.

Woke Vs Hotep

Rome, Fu, and Gee attempt to define the popular terms that dominate Black Twitter, “woke” and “hotep”. What does it mean to be woke or hotep, and who fits these descriptions?

Real or Fake: Dove’s Ad is Racist

In our Real of Fake segment we examine Dove’s controversial ad and their apology for it. Was the Dove ad racist? Was the ad culturally insensitive? And should we accept their apology?

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