Category Archives: Episodes

CS 032: Blerds (09/17/2017)



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We open up discussing recent developments with the Michael Slager case, then we go into the topic of blerds (Black Nerds) in response to a question from a listener about why I always go in on them.

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Preview of CS 031: Black Immigrants And White Supremacy (09/17/2017)



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Today D. Mills (http://twitter.com/mdmills79) and Mike (http://twitter.com/blackexception1) join me to discuss a Black immigrant conservative’s response to Ta-Nehisi Coate’s book Between the World and Me that appeared on the website Commentary and go onto a tangent about the cafe Summerhill that was opened by a tone-deaf gentrifier in Crown Heights.


Preview of CS029: Listener Questions (09/10/17)



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In this episode, I answer some listener questions. If you want to ask some questions of your own that may be answered on-air in the future, go to https://curiouscat.me/ChampagneSharks or write us at champagnesharks@gmail.com.

Topics include the role of white women in white supremacy and the concept of black people identifying with white values.

Discussed in this episode:

Women of the Klan by Kathleen Blee http://amzn.to/2eXfenw

Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement by Kathleen Blee http://amzn.to/2xzb9RB

White Women’s Rights: The Racial Origins of Feminism in the United States by Louise Michele Newman http://amzn.to/2jsmWv1

‘When and Where I Enter’: The Racist Expectations of Whites-Only Feminism by Kirsten West Savali https://www.theroot.com/when-and-where-i-enter-the-racist-expectations-of-whit-1790855079

“Really? This Is How High Achievement is Greeted?” by Karin Chenowith http://www.huffingtonpost.com/Karin-Chenoweth/really-this-is-how-high-a_b_6910700.html

Example of Issa Rae’s relationship to “ratchetness” (would actual black people with a so-called “authentic” black experience even need to have ratchet defined? Who is this video for?) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtJOaBer5kk

Black Mirror on Netflix https://www.netflix.com/title/70264888


CS 028: Coppin’ Pleas ft. Emmet Penney (09/06/2017)



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This episode we have Emmet Penney (https://twitter.com/ChknNugtDeepSt8) on to discuss his article on a recent controversy that happened with DSA, the Democratic Socialists of America, regarding the election of Danny Fetonte to the organization’s National Political Committee (NPC), which manages and directs the organization, Fetonte, a union organizer, was accused of covering up his involvement with organizing on behalf of police unions. Penney is the Membership Co-Chair for the Santa Fe DSA as well as one of the people who helped vote Fetonte in before discovering his involvement with police unions.

Emmet’s article “How the DSA Screwed Up with Danny Fetonte” can be found here:

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/09/how-the-dsa-screwed-up-with-danny-fetonte.html


Preview of CS 027: Anti-Antifa White Moderates (09/03/2017)



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On this episode, D. Mills (http://www.twitter.com/mdmills79), Mike (http://www.twitter.com/blackexception1), and I discuss white moderates and their attempt to create a moral equivalency between Antifa and Nazis in the wake of incidents in Charlottesville and Berkeley.

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CS 026: Plantation Sex (08/27/2017)



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D. (http://twitter.com/mdmills79), Mike (http://twitter.com/blackexception1) and I (http://twitter.com/rickyrawls) discuss the plantation dynamics involved in a weird, random encounter I had in a bar this week.

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CS 024: Integration is Not A Racism Solution (08/27/2017)



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A solo episode talking about why the obsession with integration is a misguided antiracism strategy.

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Preview of CS 023: Boston Wrong (8/19/2017)



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We talk about the most recent rally by racists taking place in Boston, the Free Speech Rally, and the counter-rally scheduled to fight it, #FightSupremacy.
We also cover a host of other topics in the news.
Resources mentioned:
 

CS 022: Charlottesville (08/12/2017)



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I sit down with D. Mills (https://twitter.com/mdmills79/) and Mike (https://twitter.com/blackexception1) to discuss the Charlottesville Unite the Right protests, a recent Essence article, Blavity Blacks, and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Articles and tweets discussed:


Preview of CS 021: Dave Chappelle Controversy (8/06/2017)



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Mike (https://twitter.com/blackexception1 on Twitter) and I discuss the controversy surrounding Dave Chappelle’s trans jokes as discussed in a recent Jezebel article:

Materials discussed in this episode: