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Each week hosts Kristal High Taylor + Breon Wells analyze our current political, economic and cultural landscape and provide insights into how we can leverage our power to make significant social impact.

Each week hosts Kristal High Taylor + Breon Wells analyze our current political, economic and cultural landscape and provide insights into how we can leverage our power to make significant social impact.
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United States

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Each week hosts Kristal High Taylor + Breon Wells analyze our current political, economic and cultural landscape and provide insights into how we can leverage our power to make significant social impact.

Twitter:

@nFluenceUS

Language:

English

Contact:

202-643-6864


Episodes

Shots Fired: Roe v Wade

5/15/2019
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Breon Wells and guest host, Elesha Barnette, discuss the strategy behind the latest anti-abortion bills. Shots have been fired and it's an all out assault on women, their bodies and reproductive rights.

Duration:00:34:50

Walk Away... From Isaiah Washington

5/1/2019
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Isaiah Washington is generating buzz for joining the #WalkAway movement - a campaign that urges disgruntled Democrats to leave the party behind. Kristal and Breon want to know one thing, "Where are you going?"

Duration:00:41:24

All This March Madness

4/5/2019
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As Women's history month comes to a close Breon and guest host, Elesha, break down all of the female candidates who've entered the 2020 Presidential race as well as Georgia's controversial "Heartbeat Bill".

Duration:00:52:18

A Moment of Silence

3/7/2019
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Pour one out for Black History Month. In this episode Kristal and Breon mourn the passing of a Black History Month marked by blackface scandals, a faux hate crime and the sins of R. Kelly.

Duration:00:35:57

Black History Month Gone Wrong

2/21/2019
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Can we get a do-over? ‘Cause Black History Month went all sorts of wrong. From Jussie Smollett to black face scandals a plenty, the ancestors are not pleased .

Duration:00:55:11

The Ghosts of Racism Past

2/5/2019
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Welp. Started off Black History Month with some black face. Kristal and Breon cancel Ralph Northam and his entire team on this week’s episode.

Duration:00:36:28

Everybody Is Canceled

1/26/2019
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In the season two premiere Kristal and Breon hold nothing back. Everyone is canceled.

Duration:00:46:46

Until You Do Right By Me

12/4/2018
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“Freedom ain’t free. Democracy ain’t easy.” Words of wisdom from this week’s episode.

Duration:00:50:43

Midterms, Elections and Voting, Oh My!

11/13/2018
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Kristal and Breon break down voter suppression strategies, the recounts and what it really means to be an ally.

Duration:01:42:14

This Week Was The Longest Year

10/30/2018
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Domestic terrorism, Black youth for Trump, and mid-term election foolery. It’s only been a week, but it feels like it’s been a year to forget.

Duration:01:37:10

One Vote Away From Unemployment

10/23/2018
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Kristal and Breon break down the economic strategies at play with regards to political power and leverage.

Duration:01:12:41

Kanye Doesn't Speak For Us

10/16/2018
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Say it again for the people in the back: Despite what President Trump might believe, Kanye West doesn’t speak for us.

Duration:01:36:40

Beers and Pudding Pops

10/3/2018
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In this week’s episode Kristal and Breon do a deep dive into the cases and hearings of Bill Cosby and Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:01:28:41

Petty Tea

9/25/2018
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Beto vs Cruz, the immigration crisis at the border and Golden Goose ‘poverty sneakers’- Kristal + Breon spill all of the petty tea this week.

Duration:01:38:13

Knock Down Drag Out

9/18/2018
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Cardi B and Nikki Minaj had it out this week. Kristal and Breon hold nothing back in their coverage of the showdown.

Duration:01:38:17

Just Do It

9/10/2018
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Colin Kaepernick triumphs in the new Nike campaign and our hosts discuss the strategies other brands should implore to be as successful.

Duration:00:46:33

Kava-Nah

9/3/2018
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In the premiere episode of the Leverage podcast, hosts Kristal High Taylor and Breon Wells come out strong in their analysis of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings.

Duration:00:44:24