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Each week on "The Extraordinary Negroes", writers Jay Connor and Alex Hardy delve into humorous explorations of pop culture, current events, and relevant issues within the African-American community.

Each week on "The Extraordinary Negroes", writers Jay Connor and Alex Hardy delve into humorous explorations of pop culture, current events, and relevant issues within the African-American community.
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Each week on "The Extraordinary Negroes", writers Jay Connor and Alex Hardy delve into humorous explorations of pop culture, current events, and relevant issues within the African-American community.

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English


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KweliTV & Chill (Feat. Deshuna Spencer of KweliTV)

10/18/2017
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Netflix is great and all, but what ya'll know about the newly launched streaming media service KweliTV? We're joined by its founder, Deshuna Spencer, to discuss the necessity of this new platform, the trials and tribulations of owning and operating a 100% Black-owned business, and the importance of creating content that reflects our interests. Additionally, Alex has found his soulmate in Janet Jackson, invites to the cookout are still suspended indefinitely, and rape culture's gotta go.

Duration: 01:16:41


"The Watermelon Woman" (Fear. Cheryl Dunye of Queen Sugar)

10/5/2017
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We're baaaaaaack. And for those of you who can't wait for new episodes of Queen Sugar to return to your television sets, we picked the brain of Cheryl Dunye, one of the masterminds responsible for bringing this brilliant show to life. We also discussed what's on the horizon for the Bordelons, her thoughts on queer representation in Hollywood, and why it's a beautiful time to be Black and well moisturized.

Duration: 01:15:54


An Extraordinary Announcement!

9/27/2017
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Is this mic on? Gather round the campfire, children. It's time for a very special announcement.

Duration: 00:02:26


An Extraordinary Announcement!

9/19/2017
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Is this mic on? Gather round the campfire, children. It's time for a very special announcement.

Duration: 00:02:28


An Extraordinary Recap: Insecure - "Hella Perspective" (Feat. Dr. Joy Harden Bradford of Therapy For Black Girls & Law Ware)

9/11/2017
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The season finale hath finally arrived. And to celebrate this momentous occasion, we brought back fan favorites Dr. Joy Harden Bradford of Therapy for Black Girls and philosopher/writing ass writer Law Ware for the ride. So enjoy as Law breaks down the anatomy of a sidekick, Jay fails miserably at recognizing closure, Dr. Joy considers exes imaginary friends, and Alex is a proponent of gratuitous sex.

Duration: 02:37:03


An Extraordinary Recap: Insecure - "Hella Disrespectful" (Feat. The Brown Liquor Report)

9/4/2017
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With all the chaos and turmoil in this episode, you might need a drink or a seven. But since we're fresh out of bartenders, we brought along our extended fam DJ BlackShah, The Count, Jas Hands, and B. Fierce, better known as The Brown Liquor Report, to help us drink away the pain. So pour yourself something to drink and partake in our latest "Insecure" recap. And for more from The Extraordinary Negroes: Facebook: The Extraordinary Negroes Twitter: @theextranegroess,...

Duration: 02:18:19


An Extraordinary Recap: Insecure - "Hella Blows" (Feat. Dr. Joy Harden Bradford of Therapy For Black Girls)

8/28/2017
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With so much to unpack in this episode, we felt it was only right to bring in a therapist. So thankfully, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford of Therapy For Black Girls was up for the job. We dissect Molly's comfortability with the uncharted territory of an open relationship, Issa's "hocation" possibly meeting its abrupt end, and did Lawrence just realize he's an Affirmative Action hire? Like we said, it's a lot. So enjoy our recap. And for more from The Extraordinary Negroes: Facebook: The...

Duration: 01:38:11


An Extraordinary Recap: Insecure - "Hella Shook" (Feat. George M. Johnson)

8/21/2017
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In the latest installment of An Extraordinary Recap, we're joined by Broadway Black managing editor and chicken fried scribe George M. Johnson to discuss the latest and greatest in of the fifth episode of the second season of HBO's Insecure, "Hella Shook". And for more from The Extraordinary Negroes: Facebook: The Extraordinary Negroes Twitter: @theextranegroes, #IAmExtraordinary Instagram: @theextranegroes Email: theextraordinarynegroes@gmail.com And if you're interested in...

Duration: 02:12:10


An Extraordinary Recap: Insecure - "Hella LA" (Feat. Panama Jackson of Very Smart Brothas & Law Ware)

8/14/2017
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In the latest installment of An Extraordinary Recap, we're joined by our beige brother from another Panama Jackson of Very Smart Brothas and writing ass writer Law Ware to discuss the latest and greatest in of the fourth episode of season two of HBO's Insecure, "Hella LA". And for more from The Extraordinary Negroes: Facebook: The Extraordinary Negroes Twitter: @theextranegroes, #IAmExtraordinary Instagram: @theextranegroes Email: theextraordinarynegroes@gmail.com And if you're...

Duration: 02:01:52


New Slaves (Feat. Marlon Peterson)

8/8/2017
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In this episode, we're joined by Ebony Magazine Power 100 honoree, Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, and criminal justice advocate Marlon Peterson to discuss the challenges of retaining your humanity while incarcerated, whether or not mass incarceration should be abolished, and how we as a community failed Kalief Browder. Additionally, we discover the origin of Alex's asshole ways, Procter & Gamble just might get a plate at the cookout, and Jay provides a candid update on his physical and...

Duration: 01:31:37


An Extraordinary Recap: Insecure - "Hella Open" (Feat. Evette Dionne Brown of Bitch Media)

8/7/2017
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In latest installment of An Extraordinary Recap, we're joined by White Feminism's archenemy Evette Dionne Brown of Bitch Media to discuss the ongoings of the third episode of the second season of HBO's Insecure, "Hella Open". And for more from The Extraordinary Negroes: Facebook: The Extraordinary Negroes Twitter: @theextranegroes, #IAmExtraordinary Instagram: @theextranegroes Email: theextraordinarynegroes@gmail.com And if you're interested in supporting our movement, we graciously...

Duration: 01:53:41


An Extraordinary Recap: Insecure - "Hella Questions" (Feat. Monique Judge of The Root)

7/31/2017
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In latest installment of An Extraordinary Recap, we're joined by your favorite writer's favorite writer, the illustrious Monique Judge of The Root to discuss the ongoings of the second episode of the second season of HBO's Insecure, "Hella Questions". And for more from The Extraordinary Negroes: Facebook: The Extraordinary Negroes Twitter: @theextranegroes, #IAmExtraordinary Instagram: @theextranegroes Email: theextraordinarynegroes@gmail.com And if you're interested in supporting...

Duration: 01:20:04


Passport Pimpin' (Feat. Evita Turquoise Robinson of Nomadness Travel Tribe & Darnell Lamont Walker of Passport Required)

7/28/2017
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In this episode, we're joined by branding/travel expert and Nomadness Travel Tribe founder Evita Turquoise Robinson and filmmaker and Passport Required founder Darnell Lamont Walker to discuss the keys to branding your business, the challenges of maintaining a self-care regimen despite a rigorous travel schedule, and what it was like to swag surf on the White House lawn before Cheeto-In-Cheif took office. Additionally, Alex doesn't believe in altruism at award shows, Jay is gonna miss...

Duration: 04:35:41


An Extraordinary Recap: Insecure - "Hella Great (Season Two Premiere)" (Feat. Tonja Renee Stidhum)

7/24/2017
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In our inaugural episode of An Extraordinary Recap, we're joined by writer/director, "Wing Chick" series creator, and Cinema Bun Podcast co-host Tonja Renee Stidhum to dissect the season premiere of HBO's "Insecure". Additionally, Tonja has some choice words for the people in the Groupon seats in the back, Jay is a proponent of #BlackNipplePiercingsMatter, and the Issa/Lawrence dynamic might hit a little too close to home for Alex. Best Buy shirts sold separately. And for more from The...

Duration: 01:14:57


No Guest List (Feat. A Very Special Guest)

7/13/2017
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Ehhhhh... Why spoil the surprise? Just enjoy the episode! Original music produced by Nimbus Vin.

Duration: 01:03:45


The Return Of The Black Writers Symposium (Feat. Shanita Hubbard & Lincoln Anthony Blades)

6/27/2017
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Back by popular demand! We sit down with two more beautifully Black ass writers for "The Return of The Black Writers Symposium". However, this time we're joined by Shanita Hubbard ("The Root", "Ebony", "Griots Republic", "Abernathy Magazine", etc.) and newly christened Teen Vogue columnist Lincoln Anthony Blades to discuss navigating between Black-owned and mainstream media outlets, how protecting our publications and luminaries from outside criticism is counterproductive, and how to...

Duration: 01:36:23


The Afterparty: "BET Awards 2017"

6/26/2017
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There was an awards show last night? Oh. We just thought it was a New Edition concert. Regardless, listen to our thoughts on the 2017 BET Awards.

Duration: 00:26:23


The Afterparty: "More Black Daddy Chronicles" (Feat. Nick Gaines)

6/14/2017
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In our latest installment of The Afterparty we celebrate Father’s Day by exploring the joys, challenges, and perils of Black Daddyhood with your favorite podcaster’s favorite podcaster Nick Gaines. We discuss the importance of expressing vulnerability with our children, improvements we can make as parents, the metamorphosis we underwent as fathers, and why raising children without rhythm should be a criminal offense.

Duration: 00:30:10


When Theatre Goes Dark (Feat. Andrew Shade & April Reign of Broadway Black)

6/7/2017
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Tis the season for the Tony Awards! So in this episode, we're joined by two of the best, brightest, and Blackest voices on Broadway: the incomparable Andrew Shade (Founder and Editorial Director of Broadway Back) and the illustrious April Reign(Managing Editor of Broadway Black, #OscarsSoWrite Creator) to discuss carving out space for participants and consumers of Black Theatre, the Tony Awards nominees, and is this ongoing Black Media Renaissance just a facade? Additionally, Alex and the...

Duration: 07:34:53


Blerd Is The Word (Feat. Jamie Broadnax of Black Girl Nerds & J. of Tea with Queen and J)

5/17/2017
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In this episode, we're joined by the dynamic duo of Black Girl Nerds creator and mogul in the making Jamie Broadnax, as well as our very special guest co-host J. of the Tea With Queen & J podcast, to discuss the breadth and idiosyncrasies of nerd culture, the importance of Black creators and executives within creative spaces, and Jamie's secret rendezvous with Idris Elba. Additionally, Alex takes a voyage to 1998, our birthday party has the best cake and ice cream, and even Jay has a price.

Duration: 01:48:32

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