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Ep 29: Our Mental Health Matters

5/21/2018
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month and our hosts look at a few statistics concerning mental health among POC and discuss their own experience with mental health, therapy, and self care. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/447050118-user-773139664-dwb-ep-29-our-mental-health-matters.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use...

Duration:01:04:51

Ep 28: When Black Male Nerds Attack

5/13/2018
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In this episode we discuss Childish Gambino’s “This is America” and examine how it led to intense debate by so called “black male nerds” who felt black women didn’t want them in high school because they liked comics, anime, etc. which in turn drove them to only date non-black women. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/443710959-user-773139664-dwb-ep-28-when-black-male-nerds-attack.mp3 Follow Us at:… Read More Ep 28: When Black Male Nerds Attack

Duration:01:48:58

Ep 27: Our Favs are Trash

5/7/2018
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TRIGGER WARNING, CONTENT WARNING: rape, sexual assault, child molestation. This week we unpack the past two weeks looking at the #MuteRKelly, Cosby conviction, and the recent reports about Junot Diaz and how these men have harmed and abused women. We end by looking at Kanye’s latest comments on slavery and how his comments are dangerous.… Read More Ep 27: Our Favs are Trash

Duration:00:55:51

Ep 26: Ahhhhh Real 90s Nostalgia

4/30/2018
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We finally did the 90s episode reminiscing on our favorite TV shows, movies, cereals, games, etc. and how kids today don’t get to enjoy their childhood because things have changed so much. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/437267076-user-773139664-dwb-ep-26-ahhhhh-real-90s-nostalgia.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar...

Duration:01:21:14

Ep 25.5: Kanye Lives in the Sunken Place

4/26/2018
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Still not the 90s nostalgia episode but we had to comment on this Kanye West foolishness with his support of 45 and what it means that this was the same guy that said on live tv that “George West Doesn’t Care about black people” after Katrina. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/435421113-user-773139664-dwb-ep-255-kanye-lives-in-the-sunken-place.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With… Read More Ep 25.5: Kanye Lives in the...

Duration:00:34:58

Ep 25: 90s Nostalgia….Syke Nah

4/23/2018
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This episode was supposed to be about 90s nostalgia but we had our friend from middle school and local producer and storyteller Ray Sykes in the studio so we talked about everything from Beyoncé to J. Cole to Scandal and Ray’s career. Take a listen and tune in next week for the 90s Nostalgia episode.… Read More Ep 25: 90s Nostalgia….Syke Nah

Duration:01:19:03

Ep 24: Jersey Till I Die

4/16/2018
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We’re back from our Spring break and we unpack everything that happened in the past two weeks. This week’s episode we show our Jersey pride by delving extensively into why we stan for Jersey so hard discussing the uniqueness of Jersey Culture from our club music, to our diverse cuisine, driving and taking public transportation… Read More Ep 24: Jersey Till I Die

Duration:01:41:57

Ep 23: Swiping Right and Sliding into DMs

4/2/2018
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This week’s episode tackles the quest to find love through dating examining what dating was like in middle and high school versus as an adult. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/423589986-user-773139664-dwb-ep-23-swiping-right-and-sliding-into-dms.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the...

Duration:01:34:25

Ep 20: Black From London

3/19/2018
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In our weekly round-up we cover the controversy over Bruno Mars, DJ Envy vs the Bodega Boys, and the On The Run 2 tickets prices. For this week’s main discussion Shannon interviews Khemani about his recent trip to London for research for his PhD. We discuss everything from the legacies of slavery and colonialism to… Read More Ep 20: Black From London

Duration:00:57:19

Ep 19: Wearing Black Crowns

3/12/2018
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This is by far our longest and littest episode yet! In it we recap our week by discussing our trip to see Once on This Island on Broadway, the nor’easter, and the Patrick memes. We then delve into the politics of black hair. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/412438542-user-773139664-dwb-ep-19-wearing-black-crowns.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog:… Read More Ep 19: Wearing Black Crowns

Duration:01:28:58

Ep 18: The G Word

3/5/2018
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This week episode was recorded back in August 2017 and we have a special returning guest to discuss the intricacies of gentrification in black working class communities. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/408931197-user-773139664-dwb-ep-18-the-g-word.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the...

Duration:00:48:49

Ep 15: Why We Won’t Shut Up About Kaepernick

2/12/2018
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It’s been two football seasons since Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem to protest police brutality and the lack of conviction drawing the ire of many and the praise and support of few. Using how Kaepernick protested and was eventually blackballed by the NFL we examine how white Americans want their black athletes to… Read More Ep 15: Why We Won’t Shut Up About Kaepernick

Duration:00:55:28

Ep 12.5 After Hours With Rashawn

12/18/2017
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Where taking it easy this week and revisiting the after hours conversation we had with Rashawn Davis when he came on the show earlier this season. We delve into everything from tv to music to politics so take a listen! Guest: Rashawn Davis @Rashawn_A_Davis http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/371253347-user-773139664-dwb-ep-125-after-hours-with-rashawn.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog:… Read More Ep 12.5 After...

Duration:00:27:15

Ep 11: Everyone is Problematic

12/4/2017
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“Problematic” it’s a word we hear when someone says something disparaging either out of ignorance of intentionally about a group of people, cultures, etc. This week our host seek to dispel the notion that there is such a thing as an unproblematic person by examining how we all fall short despite how social justice minded… Read More Ep 11: Everyone is Problematic

Duration:00:41:57

Ep 09: “Oh But What Are You?”

10/30/2017
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This week we have Joel Chapman in the studio to discuss identity, race, and ethnicity in Latinx communities. We delve into everything from the 2013 ruling in the Dominican Republic and anti-blackness throughout Latin American communities, the tensions between the Latinxs community and the black community, and how to build coalitions between these two groups… Read More Ep 09: “Oh But What Are You?”

Duration:00:53:14

Ep 07: Black in College

10/16/2017
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It’s week two of our three part series about growing up and this week we tackle being black in college at PWIs and all the things that we experienced including the overt racism, microagressions, interacting with white people for the first time, etc. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/347097828-user-773139664-dwb-ep-7-black-in-college.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com… Read More Ep 07:...

Duration:00:44:46

Ep 03: We’re All Human

9/17/2017
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This week we learn a little bit more about our hosts before diving into a serious topic. During the summer Lil Duval made transphobic comments on the Breakfast Club which sparked a lot of debate online and in person about violence against transgender women. This week we discuss those comments and their implications as well… Read More Ep 03: We’re All Human

Duration:00:46:36

Ep 01: It’s Our Big Premiere!

9/4/2017
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Welcome to DWB’s first full official episode! Thank you all for being so patient! This week we have our close friend Patricia Rogers in the studio to discuss literally whatever came to our mind. This includes everything from the Rob and Chyna drama that took place earlier in the summer, how the Kardashians became and… Read More Ep 01: It’s Our Big Premiere!

Duration:00:46:28

Episode 00: Issa Podcast

8/22/2017
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It’s finally here! Well sorta. Listen to our teaser episode! Outro music “Hendrix” from World Hip Hop Beats. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/338977424-user-773139664-dwb-episode-00-issa-podcast.mp3

Duration:00:37:45

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