Minority Korner

Stop on by Minority Korner, a new podcast, every Friday. We'll visit neighborhood korners like: good ole race korner, the gender fun korner, sexy ass LGBTQIIALMNOP (there's a lot of letters there) korner, pop culture korner, politics korner, nostalgia korner, all from the lens of these two crazy minorities. Learn. Laugh. Play... like Blue's Clues! Only... more Black, gay, and lady like.

Finding Your Scene And Making It Happen (Deep Dive into the Lesbian Bar Scene, Making It Star: Amber Kemp- Gerstel)

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Amber Kemp-Gerstel

In a response to last week's Ask Minority Korner Any thing filled episode, James takes us into a deep dive into what is currently going on with the Lesbian bar scene and the future ahead. Nnekay scored a great interview with Amber Kemp- Gerstel a contestant on the new NBC competition show- Making It. The two talk crafts and how to make it big with your passions. But before we get to the korners, the wonder twins discuss the new movie Sorry To Bother You, Westworld, Luke Cage, and ScarJo and her movie role choices.

Links!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JePugX1YkG4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEtwBNiw8go
https://intomore.com/culture/Where-Did-All-The-Lesbians-Go-Reframing-The...

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-the-gayest-metropolitan-areas-in-a...

http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2016/12/20/why_do_lesbian_spaces_have...

https://www.advocate.com/commentary/2017/12/01/what-happened-lesbia

https://damasklove.com/

https://www.nbc.com/making-it?nbc=1

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Ask Minority Korner Anything! (Listener Questions, Lesbian Bars, White People in Dreads, Queer/POC Musicals, Slavery, Chief Tuskaloosa, Queen of Pop)

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It's an all Ask Minority Korner Anything episode where we answer questions form YOU the Korner Kids! Is it cultural appropriation for white people to wear dreads? Where are the lesbian bars? How do lesbians meet other lesbians? How do you create a podcast when both co-hosts are on separate coasts (sounds familiar)? Who was Chief Tuskaloosa of the Mississippian? Who is the ultimate Pop Music Queen? Also, James sat down with his Aunt and Uncle discovered his familial connection to slavery and segregation, which was a stones throw away from a few generations and the Wonder Twins delve into a conversation of the importance of knowing your family stories and lineage. 

 

LINKS:

Best LBTQIA+ Dating Apps for Women:

http://www.afterellen.com/people/447093-best-dating-apps-lgbt-women

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Time To Tu La Lu! (Black Women Running The Courts, Black Folks and the 4th of July, Jurassic Park, Black Lives Matter)

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The Wonder Twins are still having summer time fun in the Bay Area! James watched Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom and he has THOUGHTS. Meanwhile Nnekay is reminiscing about how amazing the original Jurassic Park was. Next up is the PBS documentary, Whoes Streets, which follows the intimate lives of those involved in the Ferguson Uprising. This spurs a lively discussion on why Blue Lives Matter is ridiculous and what the true meaning of Black Lives Matters is. In Nnekay's Korner to talks about South Fulton, Georgia's municipal courts and the black women running the show and the impact it has on the community. James decides to enlighten us to the truth of Black Folks and the Fourth of July, you betta get ready to Tu La Lu, and find out why black people we so excited to celebrate in the south.

Links!

http://www.whosestreets.com/

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/22/us/south-fulton-georgia-women-leaders-trn...

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Minority Korner Ep 134: Summah Pride! (LGBTQIA+ Travel Tips , Ideas, and Blogs, LGBTQIA YA books, Love Simon, Corporate Pride)

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We're closing out Pride Month with a bang! But first James' is still in the Bay and the wonder twins talk about his performance as Manity Kane during Pride Weekend. They also talk about the Pride parade and if it's ok to have so many tech companies represented. James watched Love, Simon over the weekend and needs to discuss! In the Korners, James gets you ready for summer vacay with LGBTQA Travel Tips and blogs to follow for the ultimate queer vacation in the US and international. Nnekay hooks you up with a list of current LGBTQA YA novels to get your beach reading on and possibly teen gifting ideas. Omg! Amandla Stenberg came out! And boy does she have a classy way of saying it. Happy Pride ya'll and enjoy the summer :)

Links!
 
http://www.vulture.com/2018/06/38-best-lgbtq-ya-novels.html

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/queer-women-travel-sites-to-inspire...

https://blog.tortugabackpacks.com/gay-travel-europe/

https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/lgbt-travel/trans-friendly-t...

https://www.orbitz.com/blog/2016/07/25-queer-vacations-must-take-die/

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Skip That Track, Imma Go Apeshit! (Romans 13, Jeff Sessions, California Banning Black People, The Carters, Janelle Monae, Kathy Griffin)

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James is BACK in the BAY! But sadly the duo aren't in the same room, yet- but that's coming! James had his West Coast debut as a comedian at a cat themed stand up show. The wonder twins talk art history and the majesty of Beyonce and Jay-Z aka The Carters and their new album and the visual richness of the video for Apeshit. Nnekay went to Janelle Monae and has lost all of her damn edges due to the sheer amazingness black female empowerment. The night before James went to Kathy Griffin at the same venue!!! He talks abut her fight against the Trump Administration. In the Korners, Nnekay talks about Romans 13 the bible verse that has been use to give legitimacy to many horrific events in world history- including most recently Jeff Sessions' use of it to plead the case for separating undocumented families. James talks about California's dirty past of trying but (thankfully) failing to ban black people from living in the state.

Links!

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/06/how-you-can-fight-family-sep...

https://biblia.com/bible/niv/Rom%2013

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/014610799002000405?journalCo...

https://books.google.com/books?id=R3QNBQAAQBAJ&dq=%22misreading+of+roman...

https://www.theroot.com/a-brief-history-of-people-using-romans-13-to-jus...

https://www.bustle.com/p/what-is-romans-13-about-jeff-sessions-cited-the...

https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/06/jeff-sessions-chose-romans-13-t...

https://www.colorlines.com/articles/jefferson-beauregard-sessions-cites-...

https://www.colorlines.com/articles/trump-administration-mulls-tent-citi...

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Jimmy Carter Always Stealing This Show! (Wedding Cakes, Supreme Court, Gentrification, BBQ Becky, Jogger Joe)

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Did you know that June is African American Music Appreciation Month?! Well now you do! The Wonder Twins try with all their might to talk about this, but Jimmy Carter just keeps showing up to steal the show! James needs tips on how to leave a date early and Nnekay has dubbed herself the Date Referee giving tips and calling it when the gig is up! Should James trust a "walk up dentist?" Nnekay says no and tells a tale of caution. In James' Korner he addresses the Supreme Court ruling in favor for Jack Phillips- who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple. What does this mean for the future, what has happened in the past, and how we can stay woke to discrimination with love and respect. Inspired by the recent Oakland, Ca events involving BBQ Becky and Jogger Joe, Nnekay talks gentrification- what and what not to do.

Links!

https://www.gofundme.com/j98zu-help-drew

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2018/06/jim-crow-gay-cakes-trump-administrat...

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2018/06/new-inclusive-flag-replace-rainbow-f...

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2018/06/hardware-store-posts-no-gays-allowed...

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2018/06/hardware-store-posts-no-gays-allowed...

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-be-ally-to-lgbtq-friends-dur...

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Minority Korner EP 130: YEEE HAAAW Buckaroo!!! (Black Latino Queer Cowboy History, Deadpool, Roseanne, Ask MK Anything)

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Gather round lil doggies! You think you know about Cowboys but you have no idea! We got a the history of cowboys coming at you! You might be surprised that Cowboys might be a liiitttle more Black, Latino, and Queer than old Hollywood would have you believing- James breaks down the facts. Before that the Wonder Twins discuss Deadpool 2 and how "fridging girlfriends" is a trope that needs to go! We round out the episode with an Ask Minority Korner Anything addressing a unique form of male privilege. Enjoy the show!
 
Links!
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/lesser-known-history-african-amer...

https://www.americancowboy.com/ranch-life-archive/history-vaquero

https://blackamericaweb.com/2012/11/19/little-known-black-history-fact-b...

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/black-cowboy-photography_us_5882237...
 
https://truewestmagazine.com/old-west-homosexuality-homos-on-the-range/

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Unbought & Unbossed (Shirley Chisholm, Flint's Water Crisis, Danity Kane, Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Scandal)

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The Wonder Twins are back in the saddle and ready to break down some more titillating bossip! First They're breaking down James' upcoming show in SF for Pride- Manity Kane (come on thru it will be at Oasis SF) where James will be choreographing a Sailor Moon themed dance to Damaged by Danity Kane! Which brings us to some Dawn and Aubrey O'day Related DRAMA!! Next up they talk about the Royal Weddingggggg and how black excellence CAME THRUUUU. In Nnekay's Korner to celebrate Stacey Abram's historic run for governor of Georgia, Nnekay breaks down the forgotten pioneer Shirley Chisholm- who racked up a bunch of first including the first woman to run for president in the democratic party. In James' korner he gets a question from Max Fun Member, Goldilocks about the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis... which, yea is still going down. He covers how this happened and what we can do about it. You wouldn't believe who made a guest appearance in Scandal in the second season? Hint- It's apart of our Maximum Fun family.

Books to read more about Shirley Chisholm

Unbought and Unbossed (1970)- Chisholm- which is literally written on her grave (vault)

The Good Fight (1973)- Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm: Catalyst for Change - Barbara Windslow

PBS P.O.V. documentary. Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed

Links!

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Shirley-Chisholm

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Gloria-Steinem#ref671225

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama_presidential_campaign,_2012

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Chisholm

http://michiganradio.org/post/four-years-later-flints-water-crisis-lingers

https://www.citymetric.com/politics/flint-s-water-now-safe-drink-crisis-...

https://blog.ucsusa.org/andrew-rosenberg/flint-michigan-still-waiting-fo...

https://www.colorlines.com/articles/icymi-nestle-donate-water-flint

Who’s been charged with what:

http://michiganradio.org/post/update-these-are-15-people-charged-their-c...

Doc Nor Any Drop to Drink

https://www.noranydropfilm.com/

HOW YOU CAN HELP:
http://www.unitedwaygenesee.org/flintwaterfund

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MK 127: Six Degrees of Tessa Thompson (Bossip, Childish Gambino, Janelle Monae, Rachel Dolezal, Westworld, Kanye)

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This week the wonder twins tackle a BOSSIP BONANZA, which just so happens to either include or is somehow related to Tessa Thompson. We cover it ALL: Childish Gambino/Donald Glover, This Is America (video), Janelle Monáe, Dirty Computer, Rachel Dolezal's New Doc, Avenger's Infinity Wars (no spoilers), WestWorld (yes, spoilers), Dear White People on Netflix, Kanye, ego, annnnnd empathy! What does it mean to be black and ton of giggles! So sit back and enjoy some black gossip as we go HEAVY into pop culture!

Janelle Monáe's Emotion Picture Dirty Computer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdH2Sy-BlNE

James does Stand Up at Caroline's on Broadway:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHZb_hriqks

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An Ice Cold Harlem Bird Bath (DeRay McKesson, Abortion Around The World, Update on Michael Johnson from Ep.6, Scandal Finale)

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Minority Korner
Guests: 
DeRay McKesson

Man o Man o Man... o MAN! We got a show for you guys!!! We got the amazing host of Pod Save The People, DeRay McKesson on the show! Can you even believe?! But before we get to the interview we have an update on the story from Episode 6 about Tiger Mandingo aka Michael Johnson who was convicted to prison for spreading HIV, but the story is much more complicated than just that... We also send our pal Scandal off into the great blue yonder and chat about the Finale. We also cover the potential change in abortion laws for Argentina, which leads us to take a closer look at the laws from around the world and what status various countries hold on legality of it. Thank you for listening!!

Links!

http://feministing.com/2018/04/18/in-potential-feminist-win-argentina-co...

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/01/opinion/chile-abortion-ban.html

https://www.reproductiverights.org/sites/crr.civicactions.net/files/docu...

https://www.queerty.com/college-wrestler-faced-30-years-prison-hiv-case-...

https://www.buzzfeed.com/steventhrasher/how-college-wrestling-star-tiger...

Watch the Black Panther Red Carpet Coverage with co-host James:

http://marvel.com/blackpantherlive

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