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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.

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?

EPISODE 7: Code Switching

Here on Episode 7 we discuss the controversial tactic known as Code Switching. Is it just a tactic used for survival or even a bad thing? Is it coonin’? Tackling the subject through exploration of corporate culture and other avenues, we attempt to breakdown what it means to “Code Switch”.

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 4: Cat Calling (The L Edition)

Every 4th Episode we bring the vices out.. We continue to discuss our topics while of course letting the liquor speak through us. On this episode our Intern kept the drinks flowing while we further discuss the Boston Rap Scene as well as Cat Calling and other forms of Street Harassment by men towards women. Join the discussion as we break down the evils of Cat Calling.

Closing Track by: LOCKSLEY, STOP N’ GO (Prod. by Kae Tea & Flexxington Don)

EPISODE 3: Is Being Woke Divisive?

Language is ever changing, and here we start to dissect what it really means to be woke. Join us as we talk with Artist and Educator Stephen H. about the “journey” it truly is, to be woke. Visit http://www.itanproject.com/ for more from Stephen H.

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?

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