MK REWIND: History of Hispaniola (EP262)

Episode 262

15th September 2020

On this Minority Korner Rewind, we revisit episode 3’s Korner on Hispanola, the first successful slave rebellion, and the ramifications from that still felt today, in what is now called Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and in their relationship with the US, and around the world.

Episode notes

This week on Minority Korner we are going way back in time to a Korner from episode 3! Early on in the Minority Korner journey, such babes, who had no idea what lay ahead, but trust the racist bullshit was still there. Inspired by Guest Co-Hosts Glory Mora’s Korner a few episodes ago, about the history of the Dominican Republic, we are going back to its genesis, along with Haiti’s talking about the history of Hispanola and the first successful slave rebellion, and the ramifications from that still felt today, there, in the US, and around the world.  Plus a bit of a time capsule, as for a bonus tangent we talk about the craziness that was the BET Awards in 2015. Sigh. Simpler times.



Dominican Republic and Haiti


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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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