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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.

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.

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.

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.

Black Business

This segment we discussed the current state of Black business with our long time friend Dre. Are we too hard on Black owned businesses? Should we distinguish between Black and non-Black owned businesses? And should we go out of our way to support these Black businesses?

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)

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