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CNJR Show (Ep. 105): Precautionary Measures

7/21/2018
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Welcome to the 105th episode of @CNJRShow!!! Recorded during to the later rounds of The World Cup, Francis, Lucy and Wurd discuss: - LeBron James signs a huge free agent contract with the Los Angeles Lakers - Final African team is eliminated from World Cup contention - The father of John Obi Mikel kidnapped for ransom - Precautionary measures to consider while traveling - An extended fireworks and U.S. Independence Day PSA and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by one of our...

Duration:01:14:00

CNJR Show (Ep. 104): A Dash of Respect

7/13/2018
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Welcome to the 104th episode of @CNJRShow!!! Recorded prior to the World Cup's Round of 16, Francis and Wurd discuss: - Early rounds of The World Cup and cheering for West African (and West African-adjacent) teams - The pride and nationalism (and heartbreak) spurred by soccer/football's biggest international showcase - The passing of Joe Jackson and the ramifications of abusive/toxic parenting styles - The treatment of Terry Crews after being sexually harassed and the prevailing issue of...

Duration:01:31:10

CNJR Show (Ep. 103): A Varnish of Nignoggery

5/11/2018
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Welcome to the 103rd episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, all of the hosts are present! They discuss: - Kanye West loses his marbles in an onslaught of misguided social media posts - The horrendous victim blaming culture that shames women into unfortunate silence - The #TimesUp movement that spawned from #MeToo turns its attention to R. Kelly #MuteRKelly - Bill Cosby is finally convicted on sexual assault charges spanning several decades - Kendrick Lamar receives a Pulitzer Prize, the White...

Duration:01:30:09

CNJR Show (Ep. 102): A Winnie In Time

5/1/2018
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Welcome to the 102nd episode of @CNJRShow!!! In another all-Salone show, the hosts discuss: - A tribute to the magnificent Winnie Mandela in the aftermath of her passing - Nigerian player on Notre Dame's women's basketball team takes over in the tournament - Fabolous' disgusting public outburst with his girlfriend Emily B. - The larger implications of despicable behavior in the hip-hop and entertainment community - Seasons greetings and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by...

Duration:00:34:32

CNJR Show (Ep. 101): 419s and Heartbreak

4/16/2018
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Welcome to the 101st episode of @CNJRShow!!! In this week's all-Salone show, the hosts discuss: - The financial aid scandal at Howard University, the historically black institution in Washington, DC - The history of the name "Tyrone" and its current connotations - The pressure that many black children feel to look and dress in a certain manner - Francis surprisingly insists that due diligence be exercised in determining the nationality of the accused - The BBC version of Nigerian jollof...

Duration:01:04:29

CNJR Show (Ep. 99): Wakanda Schedule Is This?

3/23/2018
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Welcome to the 99th episode of @CNJRShow!!! We're BACK!!! (and we REALLY promise not to leave y'all like this again!) This week, the hosts discuss: - Francis sets some kind of record for Black Panther viewings - Lucy shares her thoughts on audience wardrobe, appropriation, the screenplay, and accents - The best formats for the Black Panther viewing experience - Is Killmonger actually a hotep? - Loving and visiting the "real" Africa and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by one...

Duration:01:10:21

CNJR Show (Ep. 98): Taking Out The Trash

11/14/2017
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Welcome to the 98th episode of @CNJRShow!!! We're BACK!!! (and we promise not to leave y'all like this again!) This week, the hosts discuss: - Francis, Lucy, and Wurd catch you up on where they've been the last few months - Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K., and many Hollywood personalities are called out for predatory behavior - The controversial hashtag #MenAreTrash and why it's important - The importance of men being fully cognizant of the harassment that women perpetually...

Duration:01:03:31

CNJR Show (Ep. 91): Executive Disorder

2/5/2017
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Welcome to the 91st episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - U.S. travel ban and its implications beyond the initially 7 nations - Impact of a restricted world for current and future generations - Pulling back the curtain on America's "post-racial" facade - Emmett Till's accuser admits that she fabricated the story - SAG awards congratulations and much more! Note: This episode is commercial free! Please don't hesitate to leave us feedback directly on the website, tweet us or...

Duration:00:59:29

CNJR Show (Ep. 85): Murder Was The Case

11/21/2016
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Welcome to the 85th episode of @CNJRShow!!! Lucy is joined by special guests Miss GK (@temnefula) and Fudiyah (@kweenfudiyah) for the first all-women episode of CNJR Show! This week, the host and guests discuss: - Relationship dynamics for first-generation women - Cultural differences in expectations by continent - Dating horror stories - Choosing "non-traditional" career paths - Determining your worth and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by one of our show sponsors, Warby...

Duration:01:20:08

CNJR Show (Ep. 81): Empty Fishbowl Head

8/26/2016
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Welcome to the 81st episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, the hosts are joined by special guest J. Quest as they discuss: - Nate Parker's connection to a previous sexual assault is discussed - A lawyer engages in a difficult public discussion about the legal concept of consent - Cam Newton thinks that racism doesn't exist - Hip-hop artist J-Quest aka J-Quizzy joins us to discuss music and race in the Bay area - Black Girl Magic takes over the Olympics and much more! Note: This episode is...

Duration:01:23:01

CNJR Show (Ep. 80): Nollywood Boulevard

8/12/2016
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Welcome to the 80th episode of @CNJRShow!!! After a few days off to celebrate @TheWurdsmith's birthday, the hosts are back to discuss: - The hosts give a full-length DVD-style commentary for the ages for the highest grossing film in Nollywood history, "30 Days in Atlanta" - Co-stars in this Nigerian movie include Karlie Redd, Vivica A. Fox, Lynn Whitfield and more - Miss Teen USA's PR debacle - Leo season is upon us! - Draymond Green earns a new nickname and much more! Note: This episode...

Duration:01:59:16

CNJR Show (Ep. 78): Gray Matter

7/25/2016
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Welcome to the 78th episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, we discuss: - Police officers exonerated for the murder of Freddie Gray - The irony of #bluelivesmatter proponents using the same disputed logic of #blacklivesmatter - Melania Trump plagiarizes a portion of a 2008 Michelle Obama speech - Leslie Jones is attacked mercilessly on social media - "Reproductive entrepreneurs" and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by one of our show sponsors. As a listener of @CNJRShow, you can...

Duration:00:44:05

CNJR Show (Ep. 77): Classism Dismissed?

7/17/2016
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Welcome to the 77th episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - Social media ponders whether Jack and Jill is an elitist organization - Classism issues in African-American communities - The economic safety net for the 1% - Another tone deaf celebrity asserts that "all lives matter" - Pokemon takes over the world and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by one of our show sponsors. As a listener of @CNJRShow, you can check out Warby Parker at...

Duration:01:12:02

CNJR Show (Ep. 76): Reality of Brutality

7/12/2016
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Welcome to the 76th episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - Police in Baton Rouge murder Alton Sterling - The impact of social media and video footage on violent crimes - The psychological trauma of police brutality - Kevin Durant makes a huge free agency decision - Russell Wilson weds Ciara and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by one of our show sponsors. As a listener of @CNJRShow, you can check out Warby Parker at www.warbyparkertrial.com/CNJRShow for a...

Duration:01:03:18

CNJR Show (Ep. 75): Brexit, Stage Left

7/4/2016
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Welcome to the 75th episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - How Britain leaving the European Union affects countless others - The aftermath of Jesse Williams' powerful awards show acceptance speech - Misdirected criticism of "the movement" - Tragedy strikes in Turkey - Lil Jon lyrics gone wrong and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by one of our show sponsors. As a listener of @CNJRShow, you can check out Warby Parker at www.warbyparkertrial.com/CNJRShow for a...

Duration:01:04:10

CNJR Show (Ep. 74): American-African

6/28/2016
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Welcome to the 74th episode of CNJR Show!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - Biracial people being told by some that they're not actually black - What does "African-American" really mean? - Racial self-identification - Kevin Gates continues his streak of inexplicable behavior - The Cavaliers break the Cleveland sports drought and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by one of our show sponsors. As a listener of The CNJR Show, you can check out Warby Parker at...

Duration:00:48:08

CNJR Show (Ep. 73): 2 Drums Up

6/22/2016
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Welcome to the 73rd episode of CNJR Show!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - The aftermath of the Orlando terrorist attack - The politicization of tragedies - Beyonce tours her new album with spectacular results - The joys of live music - Unconditional love (of others and self) and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by two of our new show sponsors. As a listener of our show, check out Warby Parker at www.warbyparkertrial.com/CNJRShow for a special 5-day, 5-frame trial! Also,...

Duration:00:48:19

CNJR Show (Ep. 72): The Champ's Legacy

6/14/2016
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Welcome to the 72nd episode of CNJRShow!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - The shock of Muhammad Ali's death and his enduring legacy - The conspiracy around how Ali was drafted into the US Armed Forces (and his subsequent refusal to join) - Piers Morgan and many others speak incredibly ill of the deceased - Mothers being praised on Father's Day: The eternal social media debate. - The NBA finals continue and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by two of our new show sponsors. As a...

Duration:01:19:52

CNJR Show (Ep. 71): When Pigeons Cry

6/8/2016
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Welcome to the 71st episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - A gorilla is shot dead after a young child climbs into it's enclosure (RIP Harambe) - Who should be held responsible for the zoo fiasco? - NBA Western Conference Finals - A teacher sexually abused and is subsequently impregnated by her student - Troy Ave's arrest, getting beaten up to a rap soundtrack and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by two of our new show sponsors. As a listener of our show, check...

Duration:01:31:47

CNJR Show (Ep. 70): T'Challa Back, Youngin

5/21/2016
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Welcome to the 70th episode of @CNJRShow!!! This week, the hosts discuss: - Black Panther finally sinks his claws into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) - Why representation matters (even in comics and superhero films) - A good samaritan gets stabbed to death while aiding sexual assault victims - The evils of street harassment; being a silent hero without a sense of entitlement - Hypocrisy on the pulpit and much more! Note: This episode is brought to you by two of our new show sponsors. As...

Duration:00:49:23