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)
Dionne Warwick is on Twitter and it’s a lot! We continue our obsession with the never ending feud of Vin Diesel VS The Rock. In the main korner we discuss Critical Race Theory, what it really is, who's studying, and why it’s important. Plus reaction and thoughts around the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, and murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
We got a spoiler free deep dive into the characters, and production notes of Marvel Studios’ Eternals, to get you pumped and ready for this groundbreaking and historical movie. We discuss The Harder They Fall on Netflix based on real life black cowboys but falling short to real life colorism when it comes to casting. Also does Kelis have a future as a DJ? Will James ever love Idris Elba? All these Questions answered and more right here on Minority Korner!
We dive into the world of our favorite friendship of the moment Pedro Pascal and Oscar Issac, space sisters who’s love inspires. In the main korner it's time for some LGBTQIA+ history as we talk about Ameilo Robles Ávila who who fought in the Mexican Revolution and was the first transgender soldier in the Mexican military. Then at the end we discuss The Owl House, a disney animated show where Avi voices the nonbinary character Raine Whispers.
We start off with an important discussion about Dave Chappelle and the effect his hurtful actions are having on the Trans community. Next, we talk about the tragedy that happened on the Rust set with the death of Halyna Hutchins. What does this mean for the safety of film sets moving forward? How will people trust this won't happen again? Then in the main Korner Avi gives us an E-D-U-C-A-T-I-O-N on the well known holiday Dia De Los Muertos...
Nnekay and James talk about the new amazon documentary ‘Lularich' and HBO's ‘The Way Down’. Ruby Rose and her abrupt and dramatic exit from Batwoman. James hosted the Marvel Studios’ Eternals World Premiere Blue Carpet interviewing the cast and production team. Nnekay discusses the Tlatelolco Massacre and why so little is known about it.
It's a Block Party! Hosts James Arthur from Minority Korner, Renee Colvert Host of Can I Pet Your Dog? and Janet Varney Host of The JV Club Podcast celebrate The Max Fun Block party with a Spooktacular BBQ! They may have misunderstood the assignment but will leave you feeling full on things we’re ready to dish! We answer burning questions like Why is Janet wearing fangs?Is Dean Cain a liberal? Is this gluten free? Listen now wherever you podcast! Check out Can I pet your Dog, Minority Korner...
Marvel’s What If.. was better than it needed to be, or than we were expecting! Jesy of Little Mix is riding solo, and... Blackfishing?! James walks us through how perfectionism is a characteristic of white supremacy, along with some others that you need to cut out of your life! And then MacKenzie Green delivers on a deep dive into Stoicism, what it is, how to apply it, and some dope Black stoics to add into your life!
Shakira was attacked! Attacked by what? Don’t laugh! Broadway is trying to open amidst these Pandemy times, and ‘Jagged Little Pill’ has us ringing our bell of shame in their toxic behavior towards its cast, which plunges us into a discussion around the emotional abuse rampant in the industry...
We discuss ‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ what it is, and why missing Black women goes so underreported (but also can we just not disappear all women)? We must finally talk, and have a come to Jesus moment about Drake and his relationship with underaged girls. We also must have a talk about some Black celebs and their perception of COVID. In the main Korner we celebrate 6 Historic Queer Latinx gamechangers you don't know about!