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We discuss some of the recent political shenanigans going on going into the 2020 elections.
Mentioned in this episode:
- #OscarsSoWhite’s April Reign’s former life as government lawyer April Sands, “FEC lawyer used government job to campaign for Obama, investigation shows” https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/29/investigation-fec-lawyer-used-government-job-campa/
- Daily Mail’s article on April Sands troubles: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2692218/Another-recycled-hard-drive-Former-Lois-Lerner-deputy-prosecuted-fundraising-Democrats-job-FEC-destroyed-evidence.html
- Fox News’s coverage of April Sands and Lois Lerner https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQ8eJMdqDDo
- The January 5, 2016 decision where April Sands ends up getting her legal license suspended https://www.leagle.com/decision/inmdco20160105176 and Maryland Court system’s record of the suspension https://mdcourts.gov/sites/default/files/import/attygrievance/pdfs/sanctionsFY16.pdf
- Two of the many puff pieces, seemingly written by other Blavity Blacks, about April Reign, the former April Sands, one in Huffington Post https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/april-reign-oscarssowhite_us_56d21088e4b03260bf771018 and the other in LA Times https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-april-reign-oscars-so-white-20180123-story.html
- Terrell Starr’s argument with Lexi Alexander https://twitter.com/Lexialex/status/1100384318629638145
- Jason Johnson’s argument with Josh Olson https://twitter.com/joshuarolson/status/1100539753760546816
- “Black Critics of Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Push Back Against Claims That They’re Russian “Bots”” https://theintercept.com/2019/02/13/ados-kamala-harris-cory-booker-russian-bots/
- The Key & Peele skit we mentioned https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EtalOOS-eM
- “Ferguson Activists Are Being Lynched One By One And Nobody Is Talking About It” https://www.panafricanalliance.com/ferguson-activists-being-murdered/
- Symone Sanders giving her ilk and The Root credit for bringing the reparations discussion to the forefront, effectively stealing credit from Sandy Darity, Yvette Carnell, and Antonio Moore. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zb4UT6HJm7s
- Tim Dillon on the Unfunny Mafia https://twitter.com/TimJDillon/status/1080312277390245888