Episode 122: Sick and Tired...
For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss recent news, events, and politics. After catching up on life, the hosts discuss “Oh Lawd” news (7:08), including the impact of COVID-19 on the wedding industry (7:45), racial disparities in COVID-19 policing (13:35), the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the White House (16:00), Trump’s postmaster general appointee (19:20), murder hornets (23:20), the upcoming hurricane season (25:40), and Georgia’s new teen drivers (28:00). Ty and Daphne also discuss the recent controversy over the new Gerber baby (29:15), Nicholas Cage as the Tiger King (32:06), and Tekashi 6ix9ine’s recent live stream (33:50). The hosts then have a conversation about the Ahmaud Arbery case and the collective trauma experienced by the Black community after high-profile shootings (36:03), the role of white allies in combatting injustice (43:00), and what it’s like to be Black in America (47:10). Ty and Daphne wrap up by discussing politics and Biden’s agenda for the Black community (54:25) and potential opposition to policies targeted toward African Americans (1:04:30).
Two Couples Report Being Denied Refunds After Spending Tens Of Thousands For Weddings That Were Canceled Due To Coronavirus - https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/05/07/two-couples-report-being-denied-refunds-after-spending-tens-of-thousands-for-weddings-that-were-canceled-due-to-coronavirus/
Black and Latino New Yorkers get vast majority of social distancing summonses - https://www.politico.com/states/new-york/city-hall/story/2020/05/08/black-and-latino-new-yorkers-get-vast-majority-of-social-distancing-summonses-1283223?fbclid=IwAR03uNbHLA32nA6eL-pGT5v05fUY4fAsUs3PWiaGHiiMXOZFcrf56diU0oY
Power Up: White House coronavirus cases highlight risks of official not following federal guidelines - https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/powerup/2020/05/11/powerup-white-house-coronavirus-cases-highlight-risks-of-officials-not-following-federal-guidelines/5eb8691a88e0fa17cddf7039/
Under fire from Trump, Postal Service braces for arrival of new postmaster general allied with White House
"Murder hornets" have now entered the U.S. — and they could decimate the honeybee population - https://www.cbsnews.com/news/murder-hornets-us-honeybees-washington/
As if a pandemic weren’t bad enough, hurricane season could be a bad one - https://fortune.com/2020/04/03/2020-hurricane-season-prediction/
Nearly 20,000 teens in Georgia have received their driver's licenses without a road test - https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/06/us/driver-license-road-test-wisconsin-georgia-trnd/index.html
A suspect in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery was involved in a previous investigation of him, recused prosecutor says - https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/08/us/ahmaud-arbery-mcmichael-arrests-friday/index.html
Ky. EMT Was Allegedly Killed in Home by Police Serving Warrant in Wrong Apartment - https://people.com/crime/kentucky-emt-killed-by-police-family-seeks-answers/
Lift Every Voice: The Biden Plan for Black America - https://joebiden.com/blackamerica/