Air date: 8-18-15
Today we see what we can learn from the recent #BlackLivesMatter protests against Bernie Sanders and the reactions from some Sanders supporters that they sparked.
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
00:00:34 Ch. 2: Act 1: Black Lives Matter organizer 'Every presidential candidate should expect to hear from us' - Melissa Harris Perry (@MHPshow) - Air Date 8-15-15
Ch. 3: Song 1: Racism - The Mighty Sparrow
00:10:49 Ch. 4: Act 2: Interview with Marissa Janae Johnson (@rissaofthewa) after Seattle protest - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 8-11-15
Ch. 5: Song 2: Are You With Me - Vaux
00:21:11 Ch. 6: Act 3: How not to be an ally of racial justice - @citizenradio - Air Date: 8-10-15
Ch. 7: Song 3: Springish - Gillicuddy
00:31:39 Ch. 8: Act 4: On #BlackLivesMatter and Defending Bernie Sanders - Jay Smooth (@jsmooth995) - Air Date: 8-15-15
Ch. 9: Song 4: Tobacco Road - Common Market
00:36:07 Ch. 10: Act 5: A case of white fragility in the fight for racial justice - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 8-11-15
Ch. 11: Song 5: Hurt Feelings - Flight of the Conchords
00:47:49 Ch. 12: Act 6: Hey Naysayers, Allow Bernie Sanders to Offer You Proof That Black Lives Matter Helps Him - Majority Report (@majorityfm) - Air Date: 08-14-15
Ch. 13: Song 6: Hard To Explain - The Riptide Movement
00:54:31 Ch. 14: Act 7: [email protected] social movements cause discomfort - Melissa Harris Perry (@MHPshow) - Air Date 8-15-15
Ch. 15: Song 7: Jail - Plusplus
01:01:53 Ch. 16: Act 8: [email protected] goes all in to explain the BlackLives Matter protests - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 8-12-15
01:04:35 Ch. 17: Examining deep rooted conservatism in the progressive movement - V from Western New York
01:06:19 Ch. 18: What people are forgetting about how racism works - David From Georgia
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics
01:09:13 Ch. 19: Final comments on the different roles each of us play within a movement
#BlackLivesMatter & Racial Justice (admittedly incomplete) Round-up
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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I hope this helps.
I don’t mean to be hostile but I did dislocated my eyeballs rolling them at white guilt.
Should those who are against the death penalty usurp those who are for combating global warming? Should the pro-choice crowd drown out the ones whose cause is attempting to remove money from politics? There are many important causes; and if the most committed in each “faction” decide they must be heard at the expense of all other causes, nobody will be heard.
On top of that, I’m really disturbed by the level of vitriol that I’ve seen coming from white self-proclaimed progressives over BLM speaking out. I hadn’t really taken a look at how bad it’s gotten until now, and it makes me really sad. But it also makes me feel more determined to call out racism supposedly in the name of the left whenever I see it, because I won’t stand for it. I won’t have my political principles associated with that type of bigotry – or with a lack of empathy for the basic survival needs of others.