This week we touched on everything from Tuesday’s elections to confederate flag politics to ax-wielding bad-ass women. #TeamBlackness also welcomed Rad Femme Lawyer to break down the ENDA legislation, the future of stop-and-frisk, and why we should care about that abortion case in Oklahoma; activist Wagatwe Wanjuki swung by to share her very own docket story on university inaction on campus rapes; and the Sportsball team discussed bullying versus hazing in the NFL.
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#TWiBradio #475 | TWiB In Retrograde
#TeamBlackness discusses Jay Z being overwhelmingly reasonable (00:20), Ted Cruz at the Stand Your Ground hearings (00:32), and NBC news INVESTIGATES (00:01:07). Download.
#TWiBradio #476 | Creative Genius
Are you on the official list of sociopathic professions (00:32)? #TeamBlackness weighs heavily on the sociopathic side (thanks Imani!). We also share a word with activist Wagatwe Sara Wanjuki (00:34), review the latest ENDA developments (00:50), and talk with TWiB’s own Rad Femme Lawyer about the Fifth Circuit Court’s recent ruling (00:01:02). Download.
#TWiBradio #477 | No Country for Accident Victims
Wanna know what you don’t do when you’re behind on rent? Stage a hate crime (35:31). Don Lemon needs to have a seat, again! (53:00), and Kanye West “explains” his confederate flag fashions (01:21:00). Download.
#TWiBradio #478 | Finding Black Jesus
Abercrombie and Fitch realizes that their terrible marketing strategy is working against them and they decided to expand their scope in the jerkiest way possible (35:50), Elon has found a new hero in a professional axe thrower (37:45), Richard Cohen discovers the Black struggle (49:45), and Feedback Thursday. Download.
@amTWIB #121 | This Is Very Important
The Morning Crew discusses proper professional etiquette (00:22), the increase in homeless students (00:34), and a North Carolina voter ID law is under suspicion (00:49). Download.
@amTWIB #122 | The Cost of Success
The Morning Crew discusses the Brazilian government acknowledging spying on others (23:00), new potentially cheaper methods of paying back your student loans (25:15), modern day loan sharks (31:00), whether putting tracking devices on children is appropriate (37:55), and if a woman’s success damages her lover’s ego (53:00). Download.
@amTWIB #123 | Keisha to Kylie
The Morning Crew discusses the potential Roots remake (00:25), the sad tale of a young girl’s name change (00:35), and Bryan Fischer’s opinion about Michelle Obama (00:45). Download.
@amTWIB #124 | Dance Break
The Morning Crew once again attempts to function without Ljoy Williams by discussing the recent election (19:03), Coachella Valley High School’s problematic everything (38:47), an unarmed shooting victim get’s no justice (46:04), and a child predator of the worst kind (47:02). Download.
#TWiBdark #16 | A Practical Guide to Trans-Life
Feminista Jones and N’Jaila Rhee discuss the xenophobic sexual stereotypes, common sense transgender facts with Errol Lynn, brother of N’Jaila, and a report that suggests that a man’s ego is affected by the success of his significant other. Download.
#Sportsball #9 | The Known Quantity
Aaron, Rachael, and David discuss Jonathan Martin being bullied out of the NFL, Aaron Rodgers being literally crushed by hate, the Blackhawks visiting the White House, and Usain Bolt’s dietary secrets. Download.
@WeNerdHard #63 | The Thing About Arrow
#BitterCynicalAdults discuss Arrow, learn about the scientifically accurate ThunderCats, and give our Nerd Confessions of the Week. Download.