Brown Enough (ft. Christopher Rivas)

Episode 142

3rd November 2022

We’re joined this week by author, storyteller and actor Christopher Rivas, author of the new book Brown Enough: True Stories About Love, Violence, the Student Loan Crisis, Hollywood, Race, Familia, and Making It in America. As his book title suggests, Rivas has a lot to say–but more importantly, ask–about going through the world in your […]

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We’re joined this week by author, storyteller and actor Christopher Rivas, author of the new book Brown Enough: True Stories About Love, Violence, the Student Loan Crisis, Hollywood, Race, Familia, and Making It in America. As his book title suggests, Rivas has a lot to say–but more importantly, ask–about going through the world in your cultural body, in this moment of time.

Plus, in Pass the Popcorn, jarrett and Tre’vell get into some of the questions raised now that Elon Musk is in charge. What happens when something that’s become essentially a public utility falls into the hands of a “sole director”?

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Guest: Christopher Rivas

Chris’ book: Brown Enough: True Stories About Love, Violence, the Student Loan Crisis, Hollywood, Race, Familia, and Making It in America

Brown Enough podcast

 

DIS/Honorable Mentions 

JH:

hm: jamal “even a fucknigga pastor can have a word” bryant

 

hm: Ashanti Blaize-Hopkins

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  • first black woman to serve as veep, their vp becomes president

 

hm: karlton clay and his 10th feature For the Love of Christmas

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TA: Gabrielle Union and Tracee Ellis Ross both celebrate their 50th birthday’s on 10/29

 

hm: actively black x black panther: wakanda forever

 

BHIHE

Becoming Collegiate Academy

 

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Sometimes the people, places, and things we love don’t love us back. We’re fans, but we also have some ANTI- feelings toward them. Every week on FANTI, journalists Tre’vell Anderson and jarrett hill bring their pop culture and political expertise to things we must stan and stand up against. FANTI is a place where nuance reigns supreme with energetic, complicated, and sometimes difficult conversations that bring deep knowledge and thoughtful perspective to the things we love and rage about, from the White House to the Real House(wives).

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