Episode 130: Aunt Jemima or Aunt Lillian?


For this week’s episode, Ty and Daphne discuss the latest news and events. After Ty shares BIG news (3:17), the hosts shine the spotlight on Dr. Uché Blackstock, BhD’s Most Dangerous Person (MDP) of the week (12:57). The host then discuss “Oh Lawd” news (15:20), including social distancing disputes (15:50), Trump’s ‘white power’ retweet (19:15), American Airline’s decision to book at full capacity (22:18), a case of doing your job while Black (25:10), algorithmic bias in ride share apps (29:22), and the need for racial exemptions on COVID mask mandates (33:30). The hosts then discuss the corporate and governmental response to the current justice movement, including Rhode Island’s proposed name change (35:10), Aunt Jemima products (37:57), Mississippi’s decision to remove the Confederate symbol from the state flag (44:15), and NASCAR’s latest controversy (46:08). Ty and Daphne close the episode by discussing COVID-19 updates (51:20), Trump’s recent move to strike down the Affordable Care Act (56:30), and recent police reform (58:40).

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