MK238: 5th Anniversary Partay! (8 Can’t Wait, Black Trans Lives Matter, SCOTUS Decision, Da 5 Bloods, Elmo, Silent Solidarity)

Episode 238

19th June 2020

We check in with Nnekay as so much has happened since eshe was last here. The definition of racism is finally being updated by Miriam Webster. Black Trans Lives Matter protests erupted around the country in mass, there’s good news with the recent Supreme Court ruling. We talk Spike Lee, We talk the latest Spike Lee joint DA 5 Bloods on Netflix. In the main event we kick it up a notch in our actions you can take on police reform with 8 Can’t Wait.

Episode notes

Like a rash that we like Nnekay is back, ready to take us through Tangentown. So much has happened since she last visited, so we check in with her, and how she is dealing, handling, processing with all the civil unrest. We take issue with folks expressing “silent” solidarity. The definition of racism is finally being updated by Miriam Webster. Black Trans Lives Matter protests erupted around the country in mass, and we also try to remember how to celebrate good news with the recent Supreme Court ruling.  Nnekay has issues with Elmo. James saw the latest Spike Lee joint DA 5 Bloods on Netflix, which opens up a conversation about Black veterans, and the legacy of Spike Lee. In the main event we kick it up a notch in our actions you can take on police reform with 8 Can’t Wait- 8 things you can make sure are in place in your city now to help end police violence on it’s citizens.

LINKS!

https://8cantwait.org/

Miriam Webster Changing the Definition

Spike Lee’s Short Film : Three Brothers

Tony McDade- Black Trans Man killed in Police Custody 

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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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