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Ep 16: To Wakanda and Back

2/19/2018
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It finally happened! Black Panther came out and changed our lives! Our hosts discuss seeing the groundbreaking movie at a private viewing hosted by Fabulize Magazine in Brooklyn. Spoilers begin at 16:33. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/401800203-user-773139664-dwb-ep-16-to-wakanda-and-back.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson:...

Duration:01:14:45

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 14: And We Back

2/5/2018
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And we are back after what seemed to be the longest January ever! We’ve missed y’all so much so we thought it’d be fun to discuss what we did over our break as well as our goals for 2018 and shows, movies, and events we’re looking forward to (such as Black Panther, Black Lightning, Grownissh… Read More Ep 14: And We Back

Duration:00:57:39

Ep 13: A Very Special Coquito Christmas

12/25/2017
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It’s Christmas and we are pleased to present all our listeners with a very special episode/season finale where we recount the struggles of recording this episode, Christmas memories from growing up, favorite traditions, and our favorite things from this past year all while drinking a cup of Coquito for the first time! Don’t forget to… Read More Ep 13: A Very Special Coquito Christmas

Duration:00:45:50

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 12: “Black People Don’t Tip” and Other Stereotypes

12/11/2017
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This episode our hosts dive into stereotypical images of black people and unpack when they were confronted with them. We cover everything from the “angry black woman/man” to the “black people don’t tip.” http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/367997975-user-773139664-dwb-ep-12-black-people-dont-tip-and-other-stereotypes.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom...

Duration:00:35:27

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 10: #LetMeJustTweetMySupport

11/27/2017
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We’re back from our break and in this episode we have a returning guest the one and only Havanna Fisher. The topic for this week is social media activism (aka Hashtag Activism) and all the problems that come with it ranging from the performative aspects of “wokeness” to the need to do more than tweeting… Read More Ep 10: #LetMeJustTweetMySupport

Duration:00:53:15

Ep 09.5: After Hours with Joel

11/6/2017
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We had such a great time with Joel that we had an entire conversation after the official episode taping wrapped. We talk about all the things we couldn’t include in the episode so take a listen. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/351843441-user-773139664-dwb-after-hours-convo-with-joel.mp3 Guest: Joel Chapman @realjoelchapman Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo:… Read More...

Duration:00:40:55

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 08: The Trying Twenties

10/23/2017
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It’s our final week of our growing up trilogy and our hosts tackle their current position in life at the midst of their twenties. Known for the many obstacles these ten years normally present our hosts cover how everything from dating, getting married, having children, and buying a house is harder for millennials than previous… Read More Ep 08: The Trying Twenties

Duration:00:44:06

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 06: Growing Up Blerdy

10/9/2017
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For the next three weeks we will have a series of episodes that deal with growing up from high school to adulthood. This week Shannon and Khemani tackle their high school experiences ranging from their strong dislike of Gym class, funny teacher stories, and anti-blackness among blerds. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/345955128-user-773139664-dwb-ep-6-growing-up-blerdy-1.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking… Read More Ep 06:...

Duration:00:33:55

Ep 05: A Mid-Summer Night’s Movie Review

10/2/2017
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We’re taking it a little easier this week and instead of tackling those hot and juicy topics we’re discussing our favorite movies thus far for 2017 (we include movies released in December 2016 that gained recognition this year). We discuss everything from Get Out’s status as a cultural phenomena to Wonder Woman helping to rebrand… Read More Ep 05: A Mid-Summer Night’s Movie Review

Duration:01:07:32

Ep 04: Diasporic Tensions

9/25/2017
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This week we have our friend Havanna Fisher in the studio to help us unpack the decades old tensions between the African American community and black immigrant community. We discuss things such as the false notion of America as the “Land of Opportunity” for immigrants while being a place of oppression for African Americans, representations… Read More Ep 04: Diasporic Tensions

Duration:00:49:56

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