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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.

Real or Fake: Zero Tolerance Policy cause the School to Prison Pipeline

On our 10th episode’s REAL or FAKE: we discuss if the Zero Tolerance policy (increase suspensions, expulsions, and school arrests) was implemented to cause the School-to-Prison Pipeline amongst Black students.

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.

EPISODE 5: SBPM vs Black Media (Part 1)

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… O Salih Rowe, President of the Boston Chapter of SBP, tells us his.

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