Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop-culture and over tea. Drink up!

On this episode… what the hell is happening on television? We discuss The Simpsons, The Problem with Apu, and a bunch of other shows that are giving us Black joy or causing us Black concern. We explore how white supremacist patriarchal capitalism is trying to fvck with our natural hair routines. And opinions that we didn’t ask for, like Kanye’s, your woman beating cousins on facebook, and Charles Barkley’s.

This week’s hot list: DJ Ralph McDaniels & NY sh!t, our pets run we, we nah run dem, job advice when the world is too much, you are enough, The Simpsons, Hank Azaria is a better yt guy than he was a few months ago, Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’, television, do animated characters get away with problematic murder? American Dad, is Roger a problem? Is AtlantaFX fvcking with our Black joy? We want interracial couples to stop staring at us, Black Lightening, Scandal is done and we’re happy, Lavar Ball and the importance of loud Black men, mass incarceration, natural hair braiding, who’s allowed to braid who’s not, occupational licensure and capitalism, Kanye BEEN the same contrarian ass Kanye, #PayBlackWomenand more good ish.

Tea Talk 14:00 - 48:00
News That’s Not News 49:30 - 52:05
Moment In Black Hair 52:15 -1:05
#PayBlackWomen 1:05:00 -1:07:00
The Pit 1:07:00 -1:20:00

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This week’s closing clip features Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts”

Engineering by Indie Creative Network: www.icn.dj/

Libations to our friend Casey who helps keep this show running by giving his money to Black women.

Libations to Ohene Cornelius for our show intro, check out his latest album Flight Risk available everywhere online now. You can find Ohene on instagram and twitter @ohenecornelius and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ohenecornelius/

Libations to T.Flint for our News That's Not News intro! Find him at www.tflintvoiceovers.com/