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EPISODE 152: This Cult is Racist!: Gloria Jackson Nefertiti

EPISODE 152: This Cult is Racist!: Gloria Jackson Nefertiti

Have you ever been the outsider in a community? The other? After joining a cult as the only African American member, Gloria quickly began to realize that there weren’t any other black people coming and she was regular singled out and misunderstood…

SPECIAL: To Punch Or Not To Punch a Nazi?: Chad Mummert

SPECIAL: To Punch Or Not To Punch a Nazi?: Chad Mummert

Due to the tragic and violent events taking place in Charlottesville Virginia this past weekend.  We are taking a break from our regular schedule programming to address a conversation around hate, dealing with it, and growing past it.

We all are expressing our anger, grief, pain, remorse, and disappointment differently.  It's important to feel those emotions.  Expression of our emotions is extremely healthy for us all.  But how should we express our distaste for the beliefs of others and our disgust with hate, indifference, white supremacy, the KKK, and Nazi's?

Is violence the answer? Is punching a Nazi justified?  Is it helpful?  Some would say yes. Some would say it doesn’t matter.  Some would say no...

EPISODE 068: Black, White, Rap, Punk, Whatever: Art “KingDro” Will

EPISODE 068: Black, White, Rap, Punk, Whatever: Art “KingDro” Will

“Cool people are cool people, that’s just the way it is.” - Art "KingDro" Will

Inevitably we talk about the black and white thing.  About the police, about Black Lives Matter, about our experiences with the cops, but we go far beyond that.  Because Art is way bigger than all of that and he shows it in his art form, how he treats people, and how he approaches life...

I'M A LOSER: A Cop Wants to Shoot Me!: Jesse Ventura & Colin Kaepernick

I'M A LOSER: A Cop Wants to Shoot Me!: Jesse Ventura & Colin Kaepernick

"Governments don't mandate patriotism. Governments earn patriotism." - Jesse Ventura

A cop threatens to kick my ass and shoot me, so I talked to a lawyer, and guess what, it's time to do something about this shit...

EPISODE 057: Two White Guys Talk About #BlackLivesMatter: CJ Smith

EPISODE 057: Two White Guys Talk About #BlackLivesMatter: CJ Smith

CJ is an ex-con with a knowledge of racial tension, a heart for social justice, and a desire to help end the school to prison pipeline.

We realize we're just a couple of white guys, experiencing white privilege, but the reality of police violence on Black Americans has reached us, and we gotta talk about it.  I, Zac, have the proverbial, "Black Friends", but they've always entered my world on my terms, on my comfort level.  When the tides are turned, I often wonder...