CS 452: Protection Politics pt 1

Today the West Coast Sharks, Vida, Mario and Ken, gather together to discuss the politics of protection. It took just one slap to shake up a national dialog that has as many arms as a consortium of octopi.  From what it means to protect Black women, the cult of personality and the religion of celebrity… It’s so much to parse out it takes 3 great brains combined to even break the surface of the situation at hand.  Lucky for us, those 3 brains just happen to be guiding the conversation you hear today.
DISCLAIMER: Due to issues with the recording platform used for this episode and a desire to get new content out as soon as possible Vida had to record her audio remotely.  There will be moments where she is hard to hear, or the audio will have background artifacts distorting the image.  We tried to remove as much as possible without removing the context of the conversation, but unfortunately, we were not able to remove it all.
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Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)