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Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he's joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority ...
 
Some of the world's leading inventors and researchers share demos, breakthroughs and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
His name has become a metaphor for one who will never grow old. Peter Pan by JM Barrie is the story of a boy who remains a boy while the world around him changes. Sir James Mathew Barrie was a Scottish playwright and novelist whose works were received with great critical and commercial success in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He discovered the main inspiration for his creative genius in his friendship (and later guardianship) with the children of Arthur and Sylvia Llewelly ...
 
1. (LOVE BIRDS RIDDIM) - Chuck Fenda - Tonight2. (LOVE BIRDS RIDDIM) - I-Octane - Beware3. Popcaan, Beres Hammond - God Is Love4. (Love Dreams Riddim) - Dejour, DJ Nate - Dream5. (Love Dreams Riddim) - K More, Indie - Right Whine 6. (Love Dreams Riddim) - BYRTHDAY IGM - Play7. (Love Dreams Riddim) - Tre Bleu - No Dilly Dally8. (Love Dreams Riddim) - Shanti Force, Ms Bandy - Repeat9. (SELF TRUST RIDDIM) - SKILLIBENG & JAKAL - ONE LIFE10. (SELF TRUST RIDDIM) - KEMAR HIGHCON - FIND OUT 11. (SEL ...
 
A Democratic Socialist’s Almanac is a podcast exploring all things relevant to Socialism today, from the latest scholarship regarding the socialist tradition to socialist reflections on our current moment and where to go from here. Below is a partial prospectus with a subject by subject bibliography. Written by Lelyn R. Masters with a Memphis Music Soundtrack by Harry Koniditsiotis Marx’s Epicurianism Fusaro, Diego. Marx, Epicurus, and the Origins of Historical Materialism. Permanent Press, ...
 
The World Is Listening To DAVE RABBIT Are You? ”Dave Rabbit”, the “Godfather Of Pirate Radio”, welcomes you to "The Rabbit Zone". So Fasten Your Seat Belts, bring your seats and tray tables to their Fully Upright Position, then bend over and Kiss Your Ass Goodbye, because the “Dave Rabbit” & “Radio First Termer” Pirate Radio Experience is an Extremely Dangerous & Bumpy Ride! Everything Here Is FREE To Enjoy & Share! DAVE RABBIT LOVES JESSICA RABBIT Military EntertainmentNetwork In 2006, Dave ...
 
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9/11 20 Years later, and we unpack why it may be hard to reflect, or bear witness on the many documentaries surfacing right now on this look back of this traumatic event, amidst a current traumatic moment. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went to the Met Gala, and like anytime she does anything, she and her dress has everyone talking on both sides. It’s Hi…
 
It's the UMPTEENTH Genius Fail Spectacular Plus Rant because what are numbers?! Returning guest Rebecca Blum joins Biz to revel in your calls! Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold. Our book You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including rural schools, suicide rates, Black Film Archives, and Portland's vaccine mandate. DeRay interviews Prof. Jessica S. Henry (author of "Smoke But No Fire: Convicting the Innocent of Crimes that Never Happened") about no-crime wrongful convictions. DeRay: https://www.nyt…
 
Julia Hardy is back stepping in at the last minute, because the Rona is still messing things up! Netflix’s QForce is a queer spy animation dream, we didn’t know we needed or could have! Meanwhile Texas is proving to be quite a nightmare passing 666 new laws to make everyone’s life terrible. Do you have people in your life who trigger you and you do…
 
Be not afraid of the Cancer Mom! Writer and educator Jessica Phillips Lorenz sits down with Biz to discuss her daughter's cancer journey, Hugh Grant's performance in The Undoing, and the roller coaster of being used for scam bait. Plus, Biz braces herself. Read Jessica's article RIP'd Off at MuthaMagazine.com and read her article My 10-Year-Old Can…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Naomi Osaka, Black surfers, juvenile discrimination, the labor shortage, and car fatalities. DeRay interviews Cliff Albright about Black Voters Matter Fund and the battle for voting rights. DeRay: https://inquest.org/fear-of-the-black-child/ Kaya: https://www.washingto…
 
Land restoration is about more than planting trees, says environmentalist Susan Graham. Check out how her team combines drone technology with ecology-trained AI to restore degraded land and revive complex, biodiverse ecosystems -- whether it's on a small island or across an entire continent.By Susan Graham
 
One of James’ ol High School Prom dates is back: Leah Edun and she’s been busy since the last time she was on the show: she had a baby and they talk about the realities of parental leave, or lack thereof in the US. But first... The R.Kelly trial.. It’s happening. And it is a lot. Flipping the script, HBO’s The White Lotus starts a really great conv…
 
You're gonna need a bigger episode. Biz welcomes aboard author Ira Marcks to talk about his new graphic novel Shark Summer, the influence of Jaws, and how the stories we tell impact other people. Plus, Biz is let down by GIFs. Get your copy of Shark Summer wherever books are sold. Visit Ira's website at www.iramarcks.com and follow him on Twitter @…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including voting rights, police overtime, eating disorders, and corporate profit from racial justice. DeRay interviews Dr. Elizabeth Mayer about biostatistics and what they reflect about cancer across demographic groups. DeRay: https://www.insider.com/muscle-dysmorphia-makes-me-…
 
Guest Co-Host- Carissa Hatchel/Snaxx (she/her): Snaxx, otherwise known as Carissa, is a drag performer in the Bay Area. She also is the booking manager for Oasis, a drag and queer nightclub in SF. She loves pizza, Lizzo, and white claws. She’s at @eatmoresnaxx on all platforms. Check out her podcast Talkin’ Snacks with Snaxx, wherever you listen to…
 
It's One Bad FANTI 2: Electric Boogaloo! Biz continues her conversation on old media, young eyes, and new perspectives with Jarrett Hill and Tre'vell Anderson of the podcast FANTI. Plus, Biz hates summer. Listen to FANTI here or on the podcatcher of your choice. Visit Tre'vell's website and Jarrett's website. Follow Jarrett on Twitter @JarrettHill …
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Josephine Baker, Anthony Wright, Georgia's voter registration rate, and racist school textbooks. DeRay interviews activist Rev. Al Sharpton about March On for Voting Rights. DeRay: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/former-cops-charged-wrongful-conviction_n_6116a25fe4b0f7b…
 
Guest Co-Host: MacKenzie Green (she/her)- Vice President of Social Media for Who What Wear/Clique Brands. She previously served a social media director at BET+, and worked for Betches, Telemundo, Paramount, and NBCUNIVERSAL. She is a graduate of Columbia Business School and the University of Miami. Holds two SunCoast Emmys, served as the former vic…
 
Slay on, bad mothers! The hosts of the Maximum Fun podcast FANTI, Jarrett Hill and Tre'vell Anderson, are here to talk portmanteaus, the trouble with Will & Grace, and developing critical lenses for young minds. Plus, Biz is on a roll! Listen to FANTI here or on the podcatcher of your choice. Visit Tre'vell's website and Jarrett's website. Follow J…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Judge Eunice Lee, universal basic income, Simmont Thomas, and SNAP benefit increases. DeRay interviews artist Coby Kennedy to discuss his installation art piece "Kalief Browder: The Box" on display in Brooklyn's Pioneer Works Garden. DeRay: https://www.baltimoresun.com…
 
Guest Co-Host: Julia Hardy (she/her)- a BIPOC (Black Indigenous Person of Color), writer, TV junkie, queer, loving human. Civil servant working in affordable housing for the City of Los Angeles. She's serving Blerd Girl Magic and wellness. - astrological sign Virgo.Twitter: @BonjourBabar Instagram: @jules.du.jour) Bye Cuomo Beyonce Interview... Ess…
 
Extrovert versus introvert! It's the Battle of the Temperaments! And by battle, we mean Biz has a charming chat with author Julie Vick on searching for lost time time and hiding spots from your children. Plus, Biz has a horrible realization. Get your copy of Julie's book, Babies Don't Make Small Talk (So Why Should I?): The Introvert's Guide to Sur…
 
China has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2060 -- and its citizens are helping industries across the country reach that goal. Environmentalist Ma Jun introduces the Blue Map, an app that empowers people to report pollution violations in their communities and track real-time environmental data, holding emitters accountable and helping companies alon…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including forensic science reform, a Wegmans warehouse, the wealth gap in education, and Rebecca Hall's graphic novel "Wake." DeRay interviews Jonathan McCrory of the National Black Theatre. DeRay: https://theintercept.com/2021/08/08/forensic-science-reform-justice-department/ K…
 
Samantha Nzessi is back - which is good because we need to break down all this sexism that is raging in our faces. From the outfits they make women wear in sports, to letting Simone Biles take care of her mental health to do what she needs to do, and in the entertainment world Scar Jo vs. Disney. In the main korner it is a news story that is the bl…
 
Better learn how to work that coffee maker. Comedian Chris Gethard sits down with Biz to do the hard math: What is the Amount of Yelling per Child ratio? Plus, Biz goes for the gold. Watch or listen to Chris Gethard's new comedy special, Half My Life, here. Visit Chris Gethard's website for tour dates. Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisGethard and on I…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including small town prisons, #SheWillRise, reductions in the poverty rate, and reverse search warrants. DeRay interviews Michael Levine and Makeda Mays Green from Nickelodeon about how kids interact with entertainment. DeRay: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2021/06/10/small-…
 
Bruce is Back! But before the fun, the Pon De Replay is still raging- and at this point 1 of 3 things will happen to everyone when all is said and done. We saw a Quiet Place II which is great, except for one specific group of people. We gush about Black Widow and a theory we have about the character. DCEU is pumping out so much Black superheroness …
 
Welcome to Sandwich Generation, where we serve nothing but kids meals and early bird specials! Comedy writer Kevin Maher joins Biz to talk about the double-duty of raising children and caring for aging parents. Plus, Biz DID IT. Visit Kevin's website and Kevin Geeks Out. Follow Kevin on Twitter @KevinGeeksOut. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Goo…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Black policewomen, the Cleveland Guardians, executive clemency, and Philadelphia's law enforcement corruption. DeRay interviews Millete Birhanemaskel of Tigray Action Committee about the war in Ethiopia. DeRay: https://www.inquirer.com/news/a/philadelphia-homicide-dete…
 
Like Loki, MacKenzie Green is BACK! We talk Loki, the MCU, and why does James’ friends keep spoiling these shows for him!? We love our new generation of teen dramas from HBO Max’s Gossip Girl reboot, to Never Have I Ever, and Genera+ion but as Refiniery 29 points out, do all of these groundbreaking shows have a colorism issue? In the main Korner we…
 
It's a better and brighter world for LGBTQ teens, and even better if you're a reader! YA author Martin Wilson joins Biz to discuss the excellent winners and nominees of this year's Lambda Literary Awards. Plus, Biz lets it rip... again! Get your copies of Martin Wilson's YA books on his website or wherever books are sold. Martin's Lambda Award Reco…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including critical race theory, nuisance ordinances, district attorney switch-ups, and the $129 billion school stimulus. DeRay interviews sociologist Carmen Gutierrez about health insurance complications for previously incarcerated persons. DeRay: https://www.currentaffairs.org/…
 
What's the secret to great writing? Sex! That, and investing the time to write. The Secret Lives of Church Ladies author Deesha Philyaw returns to talk co-parenting, writing inside and outside the church, and how everybody's from Cordele, Georgia. Plus, Biz was sick. Get your copy of Deesha's award-winning book The Secret Lives of Church Ladies her…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including spelling bees, Afghanistan, California jails, and vaccination marketing. DeRay interviews law professor Brandon L. Garrett about his book "Autopsy of a Crime Lab: Exposing the Flaws in Forensics." DeRay: https://calmatters.org/justice/2021/03/waiting-for-justice/ Kaya:…
 
Troublemakers and The Cure fans unite! Neil Katcher of Ooh You're In Trouble and Mortified joins Biz to share in the solidarity of humiliation! Plus, Biz shares her teen angst through the art of poetry. Listen to Ooh You're In Trouble and Mortified wherever pods are cast. Follow Neil Katcher on Twitter @neilkatcher. Check out Theresa’s book! It Fee…
 
DeRay interviews healthcare economist David Smith, host of the podcast The Cost of Care from Lemonada Media. Then he sits down with Alec Karakatsanis, the founder and director of the Civil Rights Corp. For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Editor Sarah Brown hops from behind the mic to in front, as she and James debrief the harrowing Britney Spears testimony. In summer fashion it's time to rewind to some of our best korners relevant for post Pride month, and as we head into summer. First up, James leads us through an exploration of the history of the Pink Triangle, which takes us to …
 
Get your game face on and fill your boxes. The Ellis sisters are here to haggle! Unless it's the end of the day. Then it's $5. Helen Ellis, Biz's sister and author of Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light, is on the show to talk garage sales, the decline in demand for china sets, and the march of time. Plus, Biz was wrong. Preorder your copy of H…
 
For a genuine conversation, consider talking to a robot; the less humanized, the better. Consumer researcher Anne Scherer shares her findings on why some machines get us to open up better than actual people, revealing fascinating insights about human nature that could lead to more honest interactions in our day-to-day lives.…
 
DeRay interviews Dr. Jarvis R. Givens about “fugitive pedagogy”—a theory and practice of Black education in America. Kaya sits down with former Obama Secretary of Education Dr. John King Jr. who is running for governor of Maryland. For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/podsavethepeople Learn more about your ad choices. Visit po…
 
Minority Korner turns 6, and Nnekay is here to dish on the latest! James shares what it means to be out and proud at work, how far we’ve come, while still so much more to go. It may be Black Music Month, but the music industry’s report card is in on diversity and surprise: it’s not great. Nnekay did her homework and is bringing you the perfect Korn…
 
Now that COVID restrictions have been lifted, is it time to panic? No! Biz steps up to the ring to pummel an expert with all the questions you may have! Dr. Lena van der List of UC Davis Children's Hospital joins us to talk masks, pregnancy, pools, camps, beaches, and the risks of socializing with the loosey-goosey. Plus, Biz loves a library. Liste…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including prison mail and forced labor, artist David Drake, and the business of editing bodycam footage. DeRay interviews writer Myles E. Johnson about Black queer representation, then sits down with Mario Rosser—candidate for NYC Council, Central Harlem District 9. DeRay: https…
 
We kick things off celebrating Juneteenth! Gossip Girl is jumping on the representational reboot train with a diverse cast- but is it too little too late? In the Heights is caught up in a colorism scandal- we weigh in. In the main Korner James helps us celebrate Afro Latino’s since In The Heights ignored them, with 8 legends who’ve made impacts fro…
 
Summer days got you down? Escape into your mind and use your imagination! Illustrator and author Tori Sharp comes by to show Biz how. Plus, Biz brings the God of Lightning. Get your copy of Just Pretend here or wherever books are sold. Visit Tori's website here. Follow her on Twitter @NovelTori and on Instagram @noveltori. Check out Theresa’s book!…
 
DeRay, Kaya, Sam, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including murder rates, honor students, Ralph Northam, and healthcare for Louisiana inmates. DeRay interviews NYC mayoral candidate Maya Wiley ahead of the Democratic primary. DeRay: https://scalawagmagazine.org/2021/05/la-restricted-prison-health/ Kaya: https://www.nytimes.com/…
 
Ben Randle is back to help us celebrate and reflect on Pride month! But first the transition to post pandemy life seems to have it’s own set of challenges. Apparently there will be no Gay Love Island because we are a ‘logistical difficulty’... really?!?! We set out to solve immigration... or at least debate Vice President Kamala Harris’ trip to Gua…
 
Is greatness achieved through your accomplishments or by knowing who you are? Put away your pins (or maybe have the kids pick them up), because author Ben Brashares and illustrator Elizabeth Bergeland join Biz to kick off summer reading! Plus, Biz is on the move. Get your copy of Ben and Elizabeth's book The Great Whipplethorp Bug Collection here, …
 
DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including Naomi Osaka, AFL-CIO's police reform report, Harlem theater, NFL's race-norming, and childbirth calculators. DeRay interviews Elizabeth Hinton about her new book "America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s". DeRay: https:…
 
1. (LOVE BIRDS RIDDIM) - Chuck Fenda - Tonight2. (LOVE BIRDS RIDDIM) - I-Octane - Beware3. Popcaan, Beres Hammond - God Is Love4. (Love Dreams Riddim) - Dejour, DJ Nate - Dream5. (Love Dreams Riddim) - K More, Indie - Right Whine 6. (Love Dreams Riddim) - BYRTHDAY IGM - Play7. (Love Dreams Riddim) - Tre Bleu - No Dilly Dally8. (Love Dreams Riddim) …
 
Pride month is here, Avi (they/them) is here to snatch crowns and take names! HBO’s Genera+ion has rocked our world with authentic queer youth televsion, and Avi has the inside scoop through their connection to the series and how this groundbreaking work was created. The Hulu documentary The Orange Years about the history of Nickelodeon has us feel…
 
It's time to Womp up the Jamz! Actress comedians and real life best friends Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham join Biz to talk about birthing their TV babies while pregnant with their actual babies. Plus, Biz has a bad feeling about this. Rent or purchase Jess and Len's television shows Best Friends Forever and Playing House on the streaming serv…
 
DeRay, Sam, Kaya, and De'Ara cover the underreported news of the week, including San Domingo, Oklahoma mayors, Seasame Street, and unmarked Indigenous graves. DeRay interviews directors Stanley Nelson and Marco Williams of the new documentary "Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre". DeRay: https://www.thedailybeast.com/chester-pierce-the-forgotten-…
 
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