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In this episode, Whitney Bond joins Brandon for the Word of Pod, which includes a conversation about Lil Nas X and how his most recent antics give Black folks exactly what we need. Brandon, Sam, and Katie also discuss Simone Biles and the Democratic Party's probe into January 6
Lil Nas X Joins Forces With the Bail Project
- Blavity | Lil Nas X Joins The Fight Against Cash Bail, Raises $21,000 For The Bail Project In Just Hours With New Song "Industry Baby"
- NBC News | Lil Nas X’s provocative ‘Industry Baby’ video is also a nod to the Bail ProjecT
- Yahoo | Lil Nas X’s father responds to DaBabys homophobic rant: ‘Sit down’
- Bossip | DaExcuses: DaBaby Tries to Explain His Homophobic Rant, Gets Support From T.I., Much More Backlask from OtherS
- The Grio | DaBaby caves, admits homophobic comments were ‘insensitive’ after backlash
Simone Biles & the State of Black People’s Mental Health
- ABC | Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around ‘to focus on her mental health’
- Yahoo | If Simone Biles criticism doesn’t convince you Black women shoulder too heavy a burden, what will?
- CNN | US Olympian Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the team final reminds us that she’s human - and still very much the GOAT
The Democratic Party’s Probe Into January 6
- The Grio | Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn reminds us racism was at the core of the insurrection
- Politico | ‘A medieval battle’: Officers reveal horrors they faced defending Capitol on January 6
- MSNBC | Trump made congressional investigations impossible. This time is different.
- US News | Capitol Police Take Rare Turn in the Congressional Spotlight During Jan. 6 Probe
- CNN | Five takeaways from gripping officer testimony at the first January 6 hearing
- The Root | White People vs. Everybody
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