The Week in TWiB! 10/11/13
It’s week two of the government shutdown and #TeamBlackness is taking it in stride, unlike some people. In case you missed it, we covered everything from Justice Scalia’s anxiety about ladies cursing to Miley Cyrus. If you haven’t had a chance to subscribe, you can find us iTunes, Stitcher, or download directly from our RSS Feed. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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The Morning Crew discusses the most advanced tip calculator in the world, a 16-year old deemed not mature enough for an abortion, a strange religious double standard, and the power of apathy gets a 9-year old to Vegas.
#TWiBradio #461 | 12.1 Miles
#TeamBlackness asks, “Is this guy ferreal?” regarding Justice Scalia’s view of America, sexist buttons at the California Republican Convention, the President tells the GOP exactly what they “get,” and Elon James White is the most talented runner in United States history.
Brooks Brothers make suits, but did you know about their first job? Georgia Tech fraternity: you’re circulating rape culture! For charter school’s, the rent is too damn . . . low? And we learned a new word today.
#TWiBradio #462 | I’m An Adult
#TeamBlackness hashes out the cultural history of racial difference between South Africa and the United States and to alleviate government shutdown stress, one retailer is offering furloughed employees a special toy for their down time.
The Morning Crew compares the US education system with other countries, the ongoing Washington Redskins debate, and an unlikely pillar of the community.
#TWiBradio #463 | The Roots Filter
The government is shutdown and we’re in the midst of a salmonella apocalypse! What dictates where Black people jog? We introduce our new segment: ” The Humorless Liberal Weekly.” And the Roots make Miley Cyrus’ music tolerable. No, really.
Ljoy and Imani were out, so we have a special deluxe “What You Should Know” rewind episode of amTWIB.
#TWiBradio #464 | The Book of Brad
#TeamBlackness discusses an outrageous AP Poll (17:00), the productive habits of creative people (21:00), and we discuss the Zimmerman trial episode of South Park (00:01:15).
Filed Under: Antonin Scalia, creative habits, education, Georgia Tech, government shutdown, Humorless Liberal Weekly, Miley Cyrus, Racism, rape culture, republicans, Salmonella, SCOTUS, South Park, The Roots, This Week in Blackness, TWiB in the Morning, USDA, Washington Redskins, Week in Review, Zimmerman trial