​#1156 Women of color get the job done (Racism and Elections)

Air Date: 1–5-2018

Today we take a look at some of the challenges and triumphs for women of color and what thanks they should get in return

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Why We Riot: The language of the unheard - NewsBeat - Air Date 12-18-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Streamer - Arc and Crecent

Ch. 4: Act 2: Who stands in solidarity with women of color? - In the Thick - Air Date 11-21-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Entrap - Darby

Ch. 6: Act 3: Watch The Moment Doug Jones Supporters Found Out He WON - Ring of Fire Radio - Air Date: 01-02-18

Ch. 7: Song 3:  When We Set Out - Arc and Crecent

Ch. 8: Act 4: Ryan Grim On Roy Moore, Racism, & Voter Suppression - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-02-18

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Tyrano Theme - Tyrano

Ch. 10: Act 5: Understanding the double consciousness of blackness - Revolutionary Left Radio - Air Date 10-12-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Theme - Towboat

Ch. 12: Act 6: Charles Barkley Slam Dunks Dems - The Zero Hour - Air Date 12-16-17

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Third in Line - Arc and Crecent

Ch. 14: Act 7: Thank Black Women with Actions Not Just Words - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7:  That River Wide - Sketchbook

Ch. 16: Act 8: Alabama black women #BlackWomenLead - Sunday Civics - Air Date 12-17-17

Ch. 17: Final comments on access journalism and the one time it’s been used to bring down the powerful

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Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions



Read: Black Women Kept Roy Moore Out of Office. Here’s How to Thank Them. (The Cut)

Read: 15 Real Ways to Thank Black Women for Carrying the Country on Their Backs (The Little Rock Sun)

Learn About: Higher Heights Leadership Fund 

Learn About: Woke Vote

Learn About: Stay Woke Florida Voting Initiative Petition (February 1st petition deadline!)

Learn About: Color of Change PAC


Black Turnout in Alabama Complicates Debate on Voting Laws (The New York Times)

'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win (NPR)

White Women Thank Themselves for Thanking Black Women Today (Reductress)

After Alabama: Say ‘Thank You’ to Black Women, and Mean It (LA Progressive)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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