MK348: The Pillars of Caste & Ice Cream (Supreme Court Justice Kentanji Brown Jackson, The Senate Make up, The 8 Pillars of Caste, Moon Knight, History of Black Folks Impact on Ice Cream, Jennifer Hudson)

Episode 348

15th April 2022

We discuss the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Kentanji Brown Jackson and how many black people feel they need to be overqualified to get any job. Moon Knight- it’s so good- once again Marvel is slaying it! We want to know why Adele took off and JHud didn’t? James takes us through the 8 Pillars of Caste from Caste by Isabel Wilkerson and how these structures are still in place. Nnekay gives us a sweet treat of how 3 Black pioneers helped usher these treat into the hearts of Americans.

Episode notes

The OG Queen of MK is back as we prepare to close out the show, Nnekay is with us! We got a Black lady supreme court judge- yaaaaay- but let’s take a look at the demographics of the Senate. Does this body represent America? Should we abolish it? The Justice KBJ gauntlet reminds us of the gauntlet Black folks have to go through when applying for jobs. Workers of Amazon, Etsy, and more are all unionizing! Moon Knight is gooooood- we discuss!!! James wonders why Jennifer Hudson never blew up but Adele did- but is this sudden support too little too late on the podcast from him? Nnekay has thoughts! James takes us through the 8 pillars of a caste system as depicted in Isabel Wilkerson’s book Caste– how are these structures still intact, and what can we do to dismantle them? Nnekay talks about the sweetest treat: ice cream and how black people actually helped bring it to fame, and found new ways of innovation to get it to us with 3 Ice cream pioneers that made this treat taste the sweetest! Support black ice cream!


Guest Co-Host: Nnekay FitzClarke (she/her) The MK OG, Nnekay Ayana FitzClarke, Esq. Here to bring all the hoes to the yard with my thoughts, thots, and hots. A librarian, mother, and crafter with an etsy store that you should check out and buy my stuff. Also promote it. She wants to get that sponsorship goodness. IG: @nnekay 




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