Minority Korner

Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he's joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority tackling pop culture, the news, media, and history all with a little self care, and self love sprinkled throughout! It’s time to Learn, Laugh, and Play, right here at Minority Korner- because together: we’re the majority! (Part of the Maximum Fun Network)

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episode 233: MK233: From Karen to Karen (Joe Biden's Gaffe, George Floyd, Christian Cooper, 12 Year Old Black Oil Tycoon Sarah Rector, Alison Roman, Lana Del Rey, Chrissy Tiegan, Marie Kondo, Call to Action, #Blackout2020, #BLM)


We go from Karen to Karen this week. Have you heard of social media chef Alison Roman- well she seems to be dragging Chrissy Tiegan and Marie Kondo, while other Karen Lana Del Rey seems to also be dragging women of color, and Ariana Grande - what is going on white women? Joe Biden might not be a white woman but that didn’t stop his whiteness from stepping in it too, we unpack the gaffe heard around the social media scapes and while some may be outraged, some are just shrugging our shoulders. Also Black women are being negated on TikTok. Have you ever heard of the little rich Black girl Oil Tycoon? I hadn't’ either until one of our listeners pointed me to it: Sarah Rector, and her essentially slavery to riches story. And then finally stick around till the end as I unpack the two latest incidents showcasing Americas racism that had two very different outcomes involving Black men: Christian Cooper, and George Floyd and our call to action about what you can do about it. This is a jam packed episode. 

LINKS:

https://nyti.ms/3cg6Jik

https://bit.ly/3gyLGee

https://bit.ly/2yJqAJf

GET INVOLVED: 

Adopt a State:  https://votesaveamerica.com/states/ 

George Floyd Actions:

  • Text “Floyd” to 55156 to demand the officers that killed him are arrested.
  • Email Hennepin County DA at citizeninfo@hennepin.us and demand the officers are arrested -Donate to the Floyd Family, or @mnfreedomfund who collect funds to bail people (protestors) out of jail 
  • Sign the petition at www.justiceforbigfloyd.com 

CONTACT US

Twitter: @minoritykorner
Email: minoritykorner@gmail.com

IG: @minoritykorner 

James Arthur M: TW: @JamesArthur_M, IG: @JamesArthurM

Emerald Collie:  IG: @emeraldcollie 


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 2020-05-29  1h23m