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 262: MKREWIND: History of Hispaniola (EP262)


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episode 264: MK261: Take Several Seats & Pivot w/Guest D'Arcy Drollinger (Gender Reveal Fires, New Oscar Inclusivity Rules, Scientology, The Batman & COVID, Rachel Dolezal Part II/Rachel Kruger, Shit & Champagne The Movie, Drag)


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episode 255: MK REWIND: Shirley Chisholm (EP 255)


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