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Minority Korner

Stop on by Minority Korner, a new podcast, every Friday. We'll visit neighnborhood Korners like: good ol race korner, the gender fun korner, sexy ass LGBTQIIALMNOP (there's a lot of letters there) korner, pop culture korner, politics korner, nostalgia korner, all from the lens of these two crazy minorities. Learn. Laugh. Play... like Blue's Clues! Only... more Black, Queer, and Lady Like!
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Stop on by Minority Korner, a new podcast, every Tuesday. We'll visit neighnborhood Korners like: good ol race korner, the gender fun korner, sexy ass LGBTQIIALMNOP (there's a lot of letters there) korner, pop culture korner, politics korner, nostalgia korner, all from the lens of these two crazy minorities. Learn. Laugh. Play... like Blue's Clues! Only... more Black, gay, and lady like.

Mar 22, 2016

James is back in the country- yes they actually let him back in and Nnekay is ready to catch him up on all things Trump, and what Rihanna is saying. What is Rihanna saying? Is it a legit language? Let's find out!  Latino high school students feel invisible when it comes to U.S. History... why? We dive into the history of Latinos and US History and how itpaved the way for amny many other civil rights causes.  We also examine the "Green Rush" and why it's ok for white folks to sell weed legally, but not Black folks. This weeks Quizlet Korner is a grab bag of random stories filled with guns, murder, birthdays, and Heathers! 

Let's go to the corners!

 

LATINO CIVIL RIGHTS MOVMENT: 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/john-leguizamo-high-school-history-makes-latinos-students-feel-invisible_us_55cba1e5e4b0f73b20bb950f

http://www.tolerance.org/latino-civil-rights-timeline

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/latinos-1965-voting-rights-act-impact-came-decade-later-n404936

 BLACK PEOPLE AND WEED

http://jezebel.com/are-you-surprised-to-know-that-black-americans-are-syst-1765509425

 

 

 

 

 

Mar 9, 2016

James is reporting LIVE from Amsterdam, and Nnekay is in exotic Oakland! Did you watch the Oscars? Neither did we, except for that Chris Rock monologue, and that awkward Stacy Dash moment. Nnekay looks into the lack of diversity in the tech industry and provides some answers and solutions. Pull up tight, because James is going to take you on a magical journey through time, as we look at the history of queer fabulousness. Also Tony the Tiger is out of control in this weeks Quizlet corner. 

Mar 2, 2016

Our new challenge- how many times each episode can we mention Sister Act? The struggle is real for James since he can't seem to find Kombocha in New York. Nnekay missed Minority Korner dance practice. Racists hate crimes hit a little too close to home for Minority Korner as the son of UCSC's multicultural theater company Rainbow Theater is the victim of several hate crimes at San Jose State. Linda Tripp! You are on watch, James starts a new beef with another "celebrity".  James brakes the silence of the rate of rape in the military and it's effecting not the gender you'd think at an alarming rate, and how it dates back to the foundation of the U.S. all the way back to slavery times. Nnekay answers a question posed by a listener, how do we teach racism to kids, and she's found a list of awesome and interesting books! Also in Quizlet Korner we revisit topics from the past: Rentboy, kids for cash, and Michael Johnson aka Tyson "Mandingo. And we invite you to join the movement: #BeFabulousFriday!


"Son, Men Don't Get Raped"


http://www.gq.com/long-form/male-military-rape

Picture Books That Teach Kids to Combat Racism

http://www.whatdowedoallday.com/2015/08/picture-books-that-teach-kids-to-combat-racism.html 

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