American as ABBA Pie (Mama Mia, Cher, Black Maternal Mortality Rates, Hoteps)

Episode 143

1st September 2018

In Nnekay’s Korner- she tackles the national crisis of Black Maternal Mortality rates. What is happening to theses women and their babies! It’s incredibly important information for all of us and hopefully highlight some of the women taking action to help fix it. We round out the episode with James breaking down Hoteps, what they are and how they are detrimental.

Episode notes

Feeling inspired by Mama Mia: Here We Go Again, James tries out some new vocal impressions to the joy…? Chagrin… of Nnekay. Next up, the duo deconstruct HBO’s Insecure, the ups and down of all three seasons and where they think they the show should head towards. In Nnekay’s Korner- she tackles the national crisis of Black Maternal Mortality rates. What is happening to theses women and their babies! It’s incredibly important information for all of us and hopefully highlight some of the women taking action to help fix it. We round out the episode with James breaking down Hoteps, what they are and how they are detrimental. ALSO we got a BIG BIG MK Surprise!!!

Links!

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/11/magazine/black-mothers-babies-death-m…

https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/15/health/black-women-maternal-mortality/ind…

https://www.propublica.org/article/nothing-protects-black-women-from-dyi…

https://mic.com/articles/190906/sen-kamala-harris-introduces-bill-to-fig…

https://sistersong.nationbuilder.com/

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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 tackling pop culture, the news, media, and history all with a little self care, and self love sprinkled throughout! It’s time to Learn, Laugh, and Play, right here at Minority Korner- because together: we’re the majority!

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