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    GOP Condemn A Black Woman Over A Tweet: A Timeline | #StandWithJamilah

    The morning of Thursday March 27, 2014, Jamilah Lemieux was tweeting about Kobe Bryant’s latest comments in the New Yorker Magazine. In the middle of that discussion, she tweeted: About 15 minutes later, @BETpolitichick responded to Lemieux and included @orlandowatson @Raffiwilliams @hugheynewsome on the tweet. Lemieux responded: At this point, Raffi Williams joined the conversation…

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    NY Times Explains Downside of Inciting Envy While Missing The Point

    I’m not sure what I’m expecting from the New York Times nowadays. When a newspaper asks whether they should point out lying politicians you probably shouldn’t really be surprised by anything after that. Some of the writing from the Times makes me wonder if the newsprint ink they’re using is actually liquified privilege. But let’s…

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  • A quick note on Melissa Harris-Perry

    I didn’t want to really weigh in too much about the idiotic controversy that sprung up around Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry because she’s a friend and I didn’t want to come off as if I’m just defending her because “I like her!” But in the last week I’ve seen more flat-out insane comments and reactions to…

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  • #TWiBradio #488 | Screen Test

    #TeamBlackness starts testing out the skeleton of TWiB! Studios by discussing the fake sign language fellow at the Nelson Mandela funeral (22:00). Indiana University tackles Black Santa Claus (38:22), and a lady knitting a scarf in an exotic fashion (5…

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  • #TWiBradio #487 | Twib.Me/Amazon

    #TeamBlackness discusses the little girl ejected from school for natural hair (29:08), San Jose State handles hate crime poorly (43:22), Dinesh D’Souza’s problematic tweets draw a guest appearance from amTWIB host Imani Gandy (01:15:02).

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  • #TWiBradio #486 | Bi-Cultural or Bi-Racial

    #TeamBlackness discusses selfies being a cry for help from women according to Jezebel (24:30), the concept of bi-cultural and bi-racial (34:00), filibuster reform (51:20), R. Kelly being a true genius (01:09:01), and Obama is the anti-christ there is n…

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  • #TWiBradio #485 | Childbirth and You

    #TeamBlackness discusses new grammatical quirks because evolution (40:09), a mechanic innovating childbirth (45:52), a young boy is tazed in the face by police (01:06:47), and we unpack the dangerous game “Knockout” (01:18:03).

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