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Ep. 53: Incarceration and the Black Family and #IStandWithAhmed

NWAPcast-logoJoin us on this week’s episode as we discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new article “The Black Family in the Age of Incarceration” and the issues around how policing and prison have defined black American life. Also, listen to our conversation on Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas student who was arrested after being falsely accused of bringing a bomb to school.

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Ep. 18: Charles Barkley and the New Blacks, Anti-African Ebola Sentiments, Street Harassment, and Lesbian Porn

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This week’s episode features @FeministaJones as a special guest podcaster. This week, @fivefifths discusses issues around Charles Barkley and his statements about Black success, @RealGoesRight connects these statements to the “New Black” phenonmenon and a battle between Stacey Dash and Crystal Wright, @BrazenlyVirile discusses recent incidents involving the beating of Senegalese students related to Ebola, @FeministaJones leads an amazing discussion on street harassment involving the recent viral video and the #YouOkSis? campaign. The week’s barbershop talk is about lesbian porn and reactions to different kinds of porn. NSFW.

Do us all a favor and support @FeministaJones buy checking out her book “Push the Button” available here! Make sure to follow her and check out the #YouOkSis? hashtag on twitter to find ways to continue the discussion about street harassment.

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Ep. 14: The NFL, Adrian Peterson, the Atlanta Hawks, Black Business, and Rush Limbaugh

poli1_Rush_LimbaughIn this week’s episode, the crew has a discussion about the NFL’s recent issues, including domestic violence cases, Adrian Peterson’s case, Roger Goodell’s response and the general culture of the league. @RealGoesRight also leads a discussion on the Atlanta Hawks’ recent racism controversy. @OleNerdyBastard discusses whether the prominence of these incidents raise the “Veil of Racism” and makes it easier to combat racism. @fivefifths offers a defense of Black Business and the crew discusses how far the average dollar travels in the Black community. @BrazenlyVirile discusses Rush Limbaugh’s recent comments on rape and “yes means yes.”

 

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Ep. 11: Stephen A. Smith, Ray Rice, Sarah Palin, “Poor Doors,” Food Deserts, and More

BuTcAUwIgAIKPiwIn this week’s episode of NWAP, the boys discusss the Ray Rice and Stephen A. Smith controversies, Sarah Palin’s subscription service and the Tea Party, New York’s “poor doors” and their meaning for race and poverty, food deserts in poor areas, and the AirBnB squatters. This week also features @OleNerdyBastard’s interview and gives details about the man behind the mic.

 

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