Cultural juggernaut Steve Harvey is having a moment. He hosts one out of every three TV shows that are currently airing, and just graced the cover of Paper Magazine paying homage to fashion icon André Leon Talley. There’s much to admire about Harvey’s enviable career…but there are a few things that just don’t sit well with Tre’vell and jh. They’ll get into all of it, including their own personal anecdotes related to Harvey.
Pass the Popcorn
In this week’s Pass the Popcorn, jh tells Tre’vell that as soon as he got done watching Tyler Perry’s A Madea Homecoming, he really needed to talk to someone about it, and Tre’vell hadn’t seen it at that point. Of course, they have now seen the film, and FANTI listeners get to hear the uncensored views of jh and Tre’vell.
HM: The people of Ukraine… even more specifically the Black and African communities there that are not getting treated with the same care and attention as they try to survive and, in some cases, leave the country.
DM: Republicans who continue to go further and further with propping up, supporting, and literally showing up to speak to white supremacists and white nationalists. and also being the only group of people we can point to that are supporting and speaking out on behalf of Vladimir Putin’s attacks on Ukraine
HM: David Day –– “here’s where i stand”
HM: Journalists at Jezebel, The Root, Gizmodo, Lifehacker and other G/O Media newsrooms strike
DM: Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s anti-trans laws.
Black History is Happening Every Day!
Dr. Patricia E. Bath, an ophthalmologist and laser scientist who was an innovative research scientist and advocate for blindness prevention, treatment, and cure. Her accomplishments include the invention of a new device and technique for cataract surgery known as laserphaco, the creation of a new discipline known as “community ophthalmology,” and appointment as the first woman chair of ophthalmology in the United States, at Drew-UCLA in 1983. She died in 2019.
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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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