Episode 54: "Fast Food Bias, Rhythmic Racists, & The Big Booty"- Current Events w/ BhD
For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss current events and news related to politics and entertainment. They begin by catching up (00:30) and discussing “Oh Lawd” news (3:38), including Mississippi celebrating a confederate soldier on MLK Day (4:40), a high school dancer being dismissed from a team for having too much melanin (7:00), and a complicated custody battle (10:00). Ty and Daphne then discuss updates from the Laquan McDonald case (17:25), the widening impact of the government shutdown (27:00), controversy around the Super Bowl half-time show (36:00), and the Kardashian plastic surgery effect (49:00).
Confederate Flag Supporter Makes Racist Slur About Martin Luther King
Chicago Officer Sentence for Murdering Black Teen Laquan McDonald - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46928035
Thousands Face Threat of Eviction After HUD Contracts Expire Due to Shutdown - https://www.npr.org/2019/01/11/684414651/thousands-face-threat-of-eviction-after-hud-contracts-expire-due-to-shutdown
Illegal ‘Butt Lift’ Injection Leads to Death, and a Manslaughter Charge- https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/02/nyregion/silicone-injection-death-nyc.html