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EPISODE 50: No Love Without Hate

After Episode 50 we are taking a brief break to analyze and improve. With that in Mind, the group goes totally off course to break down their dynamic using the discussions from past episodes as examples, on this 2 hour special

Closing Track by: Fublac Featuring SupaKev, Bout That Life

EPISODE 49: Whiteness at Afropunk

Last weekend was the annual AFROPUNK Festival in Brooklyn with over 70,000 in attendance. A place of Black art and activism, but as the festival grew, more and more people are stating, “Afropunk sold out for white consumption”. This episode we will examine the validity of this statement.

Closing Track Produced by: JHBeats (Mixed and Mastered by Super Kev)

EPISODE 48: The Nicki Conspiracy

Are there powers that be keeping Nicki Minaj from becoming number one on Bilboard during her first week sales? During our second L-Edition, we discuss her most recent statements on the industry with returning guest, J-Walk 😀

Special Guest: J Walk

Closing Track by: Bbymutha, Roses (prod. Rock Floyd)

 

EPISODE 47: Black Representation In College

Previous guest from the Black Panther Analysis episode, Mo, returns to “Speak His Speech” on “Blacks in Higher Education”.

Special Guest: Mo (Previously Featured on Black Panther Analysis Below)

Closing Track by: Vintage Lee, Tell Me (prod. LoLoTheGod)

EPISODE 46: Blacks in Higher Education

Our guests B, from the Urban Collective Podcast & Omar sat with us to discuss the college enrollment process on episode 46. We also discussed the the low percentage of African Americans in top ranking colleges and universities. How can we ensure that the majority of scholarships and enrollment slots designated for descendants of Black people that have suffered from institutional racism in this country for generations remain with them? Should first and second-generation Black students of Caribbean and African descent be labeled “African American” or “Black” by these colleges and universities? And should there be a clear distinction between African Americans and Black people of the African Diaspora in regards to college enrollment?

Special Guest: Omar, and B from The Urban Collective Show

Closing Track by: Tobe Nwigwe, DOGFACE

EPISODE 45: Implicit Bias

In Ep 45, the hosts test their alleged implicit biases, and what testing designed to recognize racial inequality in pop culture looks like.

Closing Track by: Boogie Da God, I can Be Anything ft. Stripes III (Prod. By Brandon James)

EPISODE 44: Charlamagne Tha Accused, Debating Public Outrage over CTG’s Actions

*Disclaimer: The subject matter discussed on this episode is very sensitive and could be triggering for some listeners.

On Episode 44, Gee referenced the previous Real or Fake segment, Charlamagne should be forgiven if he raped Jessica Reid” and this sends Rome into a surge of discontentment with public outrage over Charlamagne. This led the group way off course from the original topic of Implicit Bias (held off for next week) and on to a passionate debate on outrage over Charlamagne Tha God’s actions.

Closing Track by: Yung Simmie, Unfriendly Competition

EPISODE 43: Rape Culture

The real and the fake of Charlamagne, and the bookends of rape culture are discussed in Episode 43.

Special Guest: Jazz

Closing Track by: Lodyss, Savage [PROD. YOUNG TAYLOR & VIIBEZ]

EPISODE 42: The Progression of Black Media

Episode 42 features the award winning multimedia specialist, Via Perkins, who touches on her racial journey explored through her work. Also, asking for a friend: Does modern media fall short on its mission to inflict social change?

Special Guest: Via Perkins

Closing Track by: Lodyss, Loose Squares [PROD. SIR CRKS & LEE ROUNDTREE]

EPISODE 41: The Art of Film with Ralph Celestin, the Boston 2 Philly Film Analysis

Filmmaker, actor and director Ralph Celestin stopped by to discuss his new film, Boston 2 Philly, a love story that focuses on the lives of two people that meet and fall in love. But are they in love, or looking for escapes from their own traumas?

Special Guest: Ralph A. Celestin

Closing Track by: Lord Jones, Diamonds & Roses Petals (from the Boston2Philly Soundtrack)

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