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The Never Ending Trump Scandal (9-16-2018)

9/18/2018
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Manafort agrees to snitch. Muller marches on. Are we are on the path to impeachment? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," host Ilyssa Fuchs is joined by guest correspondents Chad R. MacDonald and Gregory Nesmith for roundtable discussions about Robert Mueller's investigation, Trump's latest comments on Puerto Rico, the murder of Botham Jean by a white cop, and more.

Duration:01:36:50

Nike Just Does It (9-9-2018)

9/10/2018
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Nike's with Kaep, liberals are rejoicing, and conservatives are losing it. Are American sports and companies more polarizing than ever? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," host Selena Hill was joined by special guests correspondents Joshua Clennon and Tiffany Brown for a spirited discussion about Nike's controversial ad campaign, featuring Colin Kaepernick. The team debated whether Nike should be praised for its marketing efforts or if its just co-opting a social movement to...

Duration:00:49:48

Drama At The Nail Salon

8/13/2018
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A violent brawl in a Brooklyn nail salon went viral. Tensions are high between black and Asian communities. Now activists are calling for more black-owned businesses. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs discussed the recent violent incident that occurred at a Brooklyn-based nail salon between Asian workers and black customers and solutions to heal the racial tensions between communities color with special guest Cathy Dang, a...

Duration:00:46:22

Midterms 2018: #Resistance at the Polls

8/6/2018
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On this episode of Let Your Voice Be Heard!, Selena Hill, Ilyssa Fuchs, and special guest correspondent Chad R. MacDonald talked about the importance of the 2018 midterms and questioned if Democrats have a chance to win back the House and/or the Senate. The team also talked spoke to Brittany Baxter, co-founder of the “Black Ass Caucus,” about the NetRoots Nation conference, Trump’s attack on LeBron James, and Paul Ryan’s Jewish heritage. Take a listen! Want to learn more about the "Black Ass...

Duration:00:48:33

The Loan Crisis: The Students vs. Betsy DeVos

7/31/2018
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Millennials are getting crushed by massive debt and the Trump Administration is making it worst. This is what happens when a rich Republican donor runs the Dept. of Ed. Follow us on twitter: @Beheard_Radio Check out the livestream from this show here: https://www.facebook.com/LetYourVoiceBeHeard/videos/2105931862813589/ https://money.cnn.com/2018/05/22/news/economy/1980s-millennials-great-recession-study/index.html

Duration:00:51:30

Maybe The Pee Tape Is Real...

7/23/2018
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Trump sold out to Putin in Helsinki and now we hear they're planning a second date. Is this diplomacy or corruption? On this episode, Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs talked about 45's disastrous joint conference with Vladimir Putin, where he threw the U.S. under the bus and praised Putin. They also questioned Trump's motive and the validity of the notorious Trump "pee tape."

Duration:00:44:44

The Corporate Takeover: How Big Business is Destroying America

6/17/2018
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Corporate greed is at an all-time high while everyday people are suffering. Here's why the system is rigged now more than ever before. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Jaqi Cohen talked about Beyonce and Jay-Z's first joint album, "Everything is Love," questioned if the #MeToo movement has gone too far, and discussed how big corporations are impacting local politics and policies.

Duration:00:46:09

Pardons and Commutations: The Politics of Second Chances

6/11/2018
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The Trump Administration suddenly cares about criminal justice reform, culminating in a questionable bill, and a commuted sentence for Alice Johnson. Is this a good first step or just a sideshow?

Duration:00:47:27

Racism and Roseanne: This is America

6/3/2018
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Drake wore blackface. Trump met rump. Roseanne got canceled. And we’re still fighting everyday racism. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs discussed hot topics in hip hop, politics, and pop culture. They also talked about their reaction to Roseanne's latest racist remarks and how this is reflective of U.S. race relations in the age of Trump.

Duration:00:48:42

Israel's "Apartheid" Problem

5/20/2018
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On the day the Trump administration opened up the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians and claimed it was self-defense, forcing the world to take a deeper look into what is happening to the people of Palestine. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Stanley Fritz, Ilyssa Fuchs, and Jaqi Cohen spoke with special guest Linda Sarsour, an American Muslim activist, about the fight to free Palestine. Want to see more of the show? Check us out on Facebook...

Duration:00:54:26

Black Moms Matter

5/13/2018
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Black mothers are dying in labor at alarming rates, while hundreds of thousands are locked behind bars. On Mother’s Day, Stanley Fritz, Ilyssa Fuchs, and special guest Naleti discussed the crises in the healthcare and criminal justice system disproportionately hurting African American moms.

Duration:00:49:05

Island in Distress: Puerto Rico is Still in Crisis

5/9/2018
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Mass protests. Food and water shortages. Lack of electricity. Why is the government neglecting Puerto Rico? On this episode of Let Your Voice Be Heard!, Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and special guest correspondent Katherine Brezler, an educator, activist, and co-founder of People for Bernie Sanders, talked about the May Day protests in Puerto Rico and the ongoing crisis on the island.

Duration:00:49:45

We Miss The Old Kanye

4/30/2018
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Black people aren't safe at the Waffle House. Ben Carson's raising rents on the poor. And Kanye's joined team MAGA. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Jaqi Cohen talked about Kanye West’s support for Donald Trump and how Ye ended up in the sunken place. They also discussed the intersectionality of pop culture and politics and debated over whether or not Ye is worth saving. Consider supporting us by becoming a monthly subscriber at Patreon....

Duration:00:47:53

The State of Black Men in America

4/23/2018
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Kanye’s back, Kendrick won a Pulitzer, and Jay-Z earned a Peabody. But what about Diante “Butchie” Yarber, Stephon Clark, and Saheed Vassell? If black men can't even sit in Starbucks, will they ever truly be free in America? On this episode, Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs questioned what it truly means to be a black man in America. They also discussed Kanye West's reemergence and if he's really a genius or an Uncle Tom.

Duration:00:49:30

Who Run The World?...Men.

4/16/2018
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Unequal Pay. Sexual Harassment. Glass Ceilings. When will women win? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Ilyssa Fuchs, and Jaqi Cohen addressed gender inequality and the pay gap, along with other hurdles that women face in the workplace, like sexual harassment and the glass ceiling. They also discussed solutions to fix these issues. http://www.blackenterprise.com/black-women-equal-pay/ https://www.emilyslist.org/ During "The News Round Up," they talked about the two...

Duration:00:50:47

King's Unfinished Business: Have We Carried His Legacy or Missed the Mark?

4/9/2018
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Stephon Clark. Saheed Vassell. Skyrocketing poverty and black incarceration rates. Are we upholding King’s fight for justice? On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King’s life, legacy, and the progress – or the lack thereof -- that has been made in the in wake of the 50th anniversary of his assassination. They also spoke to Rachel Knox, a former city council candidate in Memphis and the current Thriving Arts...

Duration:00:50:59

Is It Time to #DeleteFacebook?

3/25/2018
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Wendy's dropped a mixtape roasting McDonald's, March for Our Lives activists demanded #GunReformNow, and #Facebook can't be trusted. On this episode of "Let Your Voice Be Heard!," Selena Hill, Stanley Fritz, and Ilyssa Fuchs discussed the massive data breach on Facebook involving a pro-Trump company. The team also talked about how the social media giant is used as a tool for progressive change and, at the same time, a mechanism for hate, propaganda, and surveillance. In addition, the team...

Duration:00:44:48

Chaos, Scandals and Corruption: The Swamp Stinks

3/18/2018
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Rex Tillerson fired, Andrew McCabe is out, and the Trump administration is blossoming into a full-on chaos machine. When we weren't having live panic attacks about the Trump Administration, we discussed the beef between DJ Envy vs. Desus and Mero. The wild video where O.J. Simpson pretty much admitted that he killed his ex wife, and Selena's new found love with 69 (the rapper).

Duration:00:49:03

The Politics of Intersectionality

3/11/2018
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Was Tamika Mallory justified in defending Louis Farrakhan? On this episode of Let Your Voice Be Heard!, we'll debate the controversy, discuss the ways different struggles intersect and break down how different movements can support each other. Want more? You can check out the Facebook Live discussion here: https://www.facebook.com/LetYourVoiceBeHeard/videos/1884025511670893/?hc_location=ufi Tamika Mallory's response to the controversy can be found here: https://t.co/3MCeoa4zsU If you love...

Duration:00:50:06

The Advocacy Awards

3/4/2018
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Forget the Oscars! We're kicking off Women's History Month by honoring fierce female leaders making major waves in society through their work and activism. Who is the most underrepresented woman in Hollywood? Who is the best Hollywood humanitarian? Who is the best (white woman) ally? Take a listen and find out who the award goes to...

Duration:00:46:23