:-/ (Mexico Repatriation, The Tainos, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Scarlet Witch, Kevin Hart)

Episode 157

7th December 2018

Both Korners this week are covering things you might not have learned in school- Nnekay is tackling when the US blamed the loss of jobs on Mexicans taking them and started to deport anyone who had Mexican heritage… including US Citizens… sounds familiar….welp this happened during the Great Depression. James is covering the Taino people, their culture, where they existed and thrived before Christopher Columbus and his destructive ass decided to come stopping into town.

Episode notes

We got a frown town of an episode for you guys this week- but don’t fret! We’re still going to bring the entertainment! Both Korners this week are covering things you might not have learned in school- Nnekay is tackling when the US blamed the loss of jobs on Mexicans taking them and started to deport anyone who had Mexican heritage… including US Citizens… sounds familiar….welp this happened during the Great Depression. James is covering the Taino people, their culture, where they existed and thrived before Christopher Columbus and his destructive ass decided to come stopping into town. We also cover Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s Sexual Misconduct, Kevin Hart and his racist dated birthday parties, Scarlet Witch getting the short stick, Barbara Lee being scammed against, and the Manhattan Young Democrats loosing it’s POC leadership. Let’s head into it!

Links!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_Repatriation

https://digitalcommons.pace.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://en.w…

https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2015/09/08/437579834/mass-deport…

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/03/americas-brutal-for…

https://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/education/2006-04-04-history-books_…

https://www.dailynews.com/2012/02/21/la-county-board-of-supervisors-to-i…

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