Tackling the Topics With Some Giggles (Homecoming, Slavery Marketing, Mary Poppins, Russia)

Episode 177

26th April 2019

Nnekay is talking about Mary Poppins and the racist undertones. James is covering how Russia used Black journalist and activist to help rig the election for Trump. Then James is tackling 5 top headlines.

Episode notes

We’re all gobsmacked by Beyonce and her amazing Homecoming performance! We’re also giving out takeaways from the documentary and why some people be getting deleted on FB for saying some ridiculous stuff about Queen Bey. We’re also confused by this new trend in using Slavery in Marketing… what? Who thought this was a good idea? Nnekay is talking about Mary Poppins and the racist undertones. James is covering how Russia used Black journalist and activist to help rig the election for Trump. Then James is tackling 5 top headlines. Lets get into it!

Links!

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/movies/mary-poppins-returns-blackface…

https://www.theroot.com/mueller-report-reveals-how-black-activists-white…

http://www.newnownext.com/harrys-shaving-ad-trans-man/04/2019/?fbclid=Iw…

http://www.newnownext.com/pope-francis-discard-gay-people-dont-have-huma…

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/439116-white-house-offers-to…

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/16/us/notre-dame-rebuild-louisiana-churches-…

https://www.blackpressusa.com/chairwoman-waters-introduces-bill-to-end-h…

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