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Dr. Anthea Butler breaks down the latest in news, religion and pop culture with a healthy dose of shade.

Dr. Anthea Butler breaks down the latest in news, religion and pop culture with a healthy dose of shade.
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United States

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Dr. Anthea Butler breaks down the latest in news, religion and pop culture with a healthy dose of shade.

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English


Episodes

Academic Shade #23 | Third Stringers

2/18/2016
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Dr. Butler discusses the Apple letter to its customers, Beyonce scaring white people, and the motley crew of current Presidential hopefuls.

Duration: 01:07:19


Academic Shade #22 | Roots So Deep

2/11/2016
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Dr. Butler discusses the Presidential race, Valentine's Day, and why Cam Newton's Blackness is apparently a problem.

Duration: 01:05:57


#Academic Shade #21 | B.o.B. Vs. NDGT

1/28/2016
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Dr. Butler returns to discuss white tears and the first rapper in history to diss rap an astrophysicist.

Duration: 01:09:14


#TWIBprime IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! | The Great TWIB Migratio

11/23/2015
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TWIB Programming will be inconsistent for the next two weeks. Aaron explains why.

Duration: 00:04:23


#Academic Shade #19 | Fear

11/4/2015
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Dr. Butler and Aaron explore the issues the lead to white despair, how to manage fear of change, and just how much money the Catholic church sex scandal costs.

Duration: 00:36:30


#Shade #18 | The Celestial Option

10/27/2015
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Dr. Butler and Aaron discuss the current state of America for Black people, including the fatigue and frustration of the struggle, and how it drives us all to potentially extreme alternatives.

Duration: 00:57:52


Academic Shade #17: Lost Humanity

6/22/2015
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Dr. Butler discusses the Charleston shooting, trying to explain why the conversation isn't one everyone can be involved in, how painful murder is to everyone around the victims, and how to process the media's response to Dylan Roof.

Duration: 01:12:33


Academic Shade #16: The "Altercation"

5/21/2015
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Dr. Butler discusses the "altercation", the "fracas", the "incident", the "argument" in Waco, Texas, Jay-Z becoming mortal again, and our summer movie highlights.

Duration: 01:06:04


Academic Shade #15: The Rogues Gallery

4/27/2015
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Dr. Butler discusses the Freddie Gray funeral, the flawed self-blaming narrative Black people sometimes create, the big Mayweather-Paquiao fight, and why Stephen A. Smith is ... problematic.

Duration: 00:57:32


Academic Shade #14: The Big Payback

4/22/2015
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Dr. Butler, Elon, and Dr. Carl Hart discuss MED's piece about Cornel West, the emotion tone of the article, the critiques surrounding the article, and what Cornel West will do going forward.

Duration: 01:01:05


@AcademicShade #13: The Afro-American Absolvement Company

3/30/2015
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Dr. Butler and Aaron discuss the humanizing of the Germanwings murderer, the SAE apology, Empire, and why so many Black folks take issue with the show.

Duration: 00:59:34


@AcademicShade #12: The Death Double Standard

1/27/2015
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Dr. Butler and Ebonie discuss the disparity between the Hebdo shooting and the massacre in Boko Haram's media coverage, a startling story from Twitter, and take a moment to laugh at the Cowboys.

Duration: 00:54:20


@AcademicShade #11: The 2014 Shade Awards

1/13/2015
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Dr. Butler and Ebonie dish out their awards for the shadiest figures of 2014, including Don Lemon, the Ferguson Police Department, and Bill Cosby.

Duration: 00:58:11


@AcademicShade #10: Activism Culture

1/10/2015
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Dr. Butler discusses activism culture and how it is leaks through our minute-to-minute existence.

Duration: 00:59:25


@AcademicShade #9: #WilsonShade

12/3/2014
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Dr. Butler discusses Ferguson, how ridiculous Darren Wilson looks, the startling lack of empathy, and Elon vs. GOP Black Chick.

Duration: 00:55:55


@AcademicShade #8: Thanksgiving Shade

11/10/2014
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Dr. Butler and company discuss COGIC post WomenGate and their worst Thanksgiving experiences.

Duration: 00:59:09