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We discussed the NY stripper strike, the new Five Pillars of Hip-Hop, the new Cultural Mulattoes, swirling, getting invited to “the cookout, Bob McNair’s “inmates” comment to his football team, and recent developments with a branch of Black Lives Matter.
- “MTO BREAKING NEWS: New York City Strippers GO ON STRIKE . . . They’re Fighting For EQUAL TREATMENT . . . With The BARTENDERS!!! #StripperWars #StripperStrike” http://mtonews.com/41193-2-nyc-stripperstrike-wars/
- “NYC strippers are on strike and we should hear them out”. This link includes DJ Kay Slay’s strangely intense and involved rant weighing in on the subject https://kulturehub.com/nyc-strippers-strike-foh/
- The original 5 pillars of Hip-Hop https://thehiphopfundamentalist.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/the-pillars-of-hip-hop/
- “Make it Reign: How an Atlanta Strip Club Runs the Music Industry” https://www.gq.com/story/atlanta-strip-club-magic-city
- The Wikipedia entry for Cultural Mulatto https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_mulatto
- The original 1989 essay about Cultural Mulattoes by Trey Ellis https://www.huffingtonpost.com/trey-ellis/whos-afraid-of-me_b_981005.html
- Summary of the Swirling “movement” http://www.phillytrib.com/lifestyles/swirling-a-way-of-life-for-some-black-women/article_d7795e83-91bc-576c-b963-96bbc745aec0.html
- “Get Invited to the Cookout” T-shirt and swag https://www.sunfrog.com/141542833-1094578405.html?45122 and a tweet showing the social media promotion for the same Swirlybae shirt https://twitter.com/newageiketurner/status/918663564088565760
- At the time of this episode’s recording the full article wasn’t online yet, but since then it has appeared in full so here it is: “Thank You God, for Black Thanksgiving: On learning how to be black, one family Thanksgiving in Atlanta at a time.”https://www.bonappetit.com/story/rembert-browne-thanksgiving
- “Meet Your First Black Girlfriend” Youtube video by Akilah Hughes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDiU0aqqKp0 and Huffington Post’s glowing account of it https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/11/first-black-girlfriend-akilah-hughes_n_4420134.html
- Article announcing the panel moderators for the Brown and Black Presidential Forum: “Fusion Announces Moderators Of ‘Brown & Black’ Presidential Forum” https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fusion-announces-moderators-of-brown-black-forum_us_5672c09ce4b0dfd4bcc0b77c.
- My twitter thread on the Blacksgiving article https://twitter.com/RickyRawls/status/924442268060344320 and some of the responses by black people to it https://twitter.com/search?q=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FRickyRawls%2Fstatus%2F924442268060344320&src=typd
- “Majority of Texans players kneel after owner Bob McNair’s ‘inmates’ remark” https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/2017/10/29/texans-kneel-protest-national-anthem-bob-mcnair-inmates/811464001/
- “Black Lives Matter organizers won’t take part in counterprotests” https://amp.dnj.com/amp/808375001