WE HAVE NOTES (Crazy Rich Asians, Janet Jackson in Harlem, Jury Duty, Althea Gibson)

Episode 142

This week James details his trials with the judicial system after he’s been received the prestigious role of First Juror. He also covers the ins, outs, and bias of the court system and why Jury duty is so important. Nnekay dabbles with a little history korner with a profile on Althea Gibson and how she opened the for for the Williams Sisters and other tennis players of color.

Episode notes

This week we’re coming in hot and energized from seeing Crazy Rich Asians! Holy Moly is this a film! Next up, James has some notes for Harlem and their tributes for Janet Jackson… should they be pouring money into the art programs for the kids? He says yes. Nnekay brings us to a little tid bit of information involving Tupac and Trump… what?! In the Korners- James details his trials with the judicial system after he’s been received the prestigious role of First Juror. He also covers the ins, outs, and bias of the court system and why Jury duty is so important. Nnekay dabbles with a little history korner with a profile on Althea Gibson and how she opened the for for the Williams Sisters and other tennis players of color.

Links!

JURY DUTY:

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrew-guthrie-ferguson/why-jury-duty-is-…

https://www.lambdalegal.org/blog/20180802_civil-rights-orgs-urge-8th-cir…

http://www.apa.org/monitor/mar01/jurorbias.aspx

https://today.duke.edu/2012/04/jurystudy

ALTHEA GIBSON:

https://www.colorlines.com/articles/tbt-althea-gibson-became-first-black…

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Stop on by Minority Korner, a new podcast, every Friday. We’ll visit neighborhood korners like: good ole race korner, the gender fun korner, sexy ass LGBTQIIALMNOP (there’s a lot of letters there) korner, pop culture korner, politics korner, nostalgia korner, all from the lens of these two crazy minorities. Learn. Laugh. Play… like Blue’s Clues! Only… more Black, gay, and lady like.

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