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The Extraordinary Negroes

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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


Episodes

The Afterparty: She's Gotta Have It (Feat. Synitta Walker and Shamira Ibrahim of Very Smart Brothas)

12/8/2017
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With The Internets abuzz after the premiere of Spike Lee's update on his 1986 feature film debut, She's Gotta Have It, we felt it was only right to assemble the homies to discuss the show's portrayal of modern love in gentrified Brooklyn. We're joined by writer and Editor-In-Chief of TheExtraordinaryNegroes.com Synitta Walker and Shamira Ibrahim, contributor to Very Smart Brothas, Washington Post, and other outlets, to unpack the Netflix series, whether its take on sexuality and polyamory...

Duration: 00:50:10


Rebel Yellow (Feat. Ranier Maningding of The Love Life of An Asian Guy)

11/29/2017
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In one of our most insightful interviews to date, we chop it up with NextShark Editor-at-Large Ranier Maningding, better known as the man behind the social media phenom The Love Life of An Asian Guy. He dishes on how nearly every marginalized group adheres to the civil rights blueprints that Black people created, the responsibilities and loneliness that come with helming one of the only Asian-American platforms of its scale, how extensively harmful whitewashing is to how Asian-Americans...

Duration: 01:19:10


An Extraordinary Thanksgiving Dinner Draft (Feat. Law Ware)

11/16/2017
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If you thought fantasy football was serious, imagine replacing NFL players with your Thanksgiving menu. Which is exactly what the hell we did. But did your Grandma's legendary mac and cheese make the cut? There's only one way to find out. Itis sold separately.

Duration: 00:35:13


The Afterparty: "A Love Letter To Black Veterans" (Feat. Richard Brookshire of Reparations Podcast)

11/9/2017
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We know, we know. It's been a minute since we hit ya'll with an Afterparty episode, but your prayers have been answered. So with Veterans Day on the horizon, we're joined by former combat medic and current Reparations Podcast co-host Richard Brookshire to deconstruct Obama’s military legacy, Richard's quest to maintain his Black identity despite his surroundings, the mistreatment of veterans by society as a whole, why Richard believes Micah Johnson was a martyr for racial justice, and how...

Duration: 00:33:49


Heard It Through The Grapevine (Feat. Ashley Akunna of The Grapevine)

11/2/2017
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Once upon a time, Ashley Akunna was so discouraged by the absence of Black Millennial representation on television that she created a web series to do something about it. Now one of the most popular web series out, "The Grapevine" features some of your favorite game changers, artists, cultural innovators, and professionals tackling the topics of today. And she joins us to discuss the importance of her platform, what she adds to the pantheon of Black women in media, and why we should stop...

Duration: 01:13:48


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

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