Ep. 58: Wellness and Wack Democrats (Comin' for Kamala!)
Ep 58: Wellness & Wack Democrats
Money & Nikeeta are back from break and kicking off 20FINEteen talking wellness, wack democrats, and curved chronicles!
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00:06:33 QueerPOC of the Week
(Some tech. difficulties in this segment so the audio's a bit off.)
T.L. Lewis @talilaLewis
Profile of T. L.Lewis that also highlights the case of John Wilson Jr.
H.E.A.R.D. (Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of Deaf Communities)
Learn more about HEARD here: http://behearddc.org/
Lewis’ Syllabus “Disability in the Age of Mass Incarceration Syllabus
00:12:32 Community Contributors
Soliana, Shawnon, Amira, Shantise, Dey
Link to Mignon Moore’s article “Lipsticks and Timbs” about Black lesbians gender presentation, and coming out.
Check out Shawnon Corprew’s wonderful book of poetry, “Where the Color Purple Grows: The Intersection of Loving and Fearing Black Queer Bodies”: https://www.amazon.com/Where-Color-Purple-Grows-Intersection/dp/1717081061
Congrats, and love to Dey, @lovelydey, who will be appearing on Canada’s “The Launch”
Check out Dey’s smooth and dreamy vocals on her bop, “Sandman”
Link to Sandman here: https://soundcloud.com/itsthatns/dey-sandman
00:24:37 Mental Moment with Money
7 Dimensions of Wellness
Physical - Moving, eating well, sexual health screenings, sleep
Social - Having a strong social network that provides support and guidance, social connectedness
Environmental - Relationship with the Earth and your personal surroundings, declutter, recycle, you are a part of the ecosystem
Financial - Planning financially, creating a budget, paying attention to your means
Spiritual - Understanding and reevaluating the beliefs, valuels, and ethics that guide your life
Emotional - Managing your emotions and feeling in control of them, Therapy, managing stress, managing anger, managing depression...
Intellectual - Staying engaged in learning new things, new hobby, reading, puzzles, stay aware of sciopolitical issues
00:44:01 Word - Kamala tho? Delve into record of prosecutin’ & mass incarceratin’ Kamala Harris.
Links from segment:
Michelle Alexander’s New Jim Crow:
Hannah Giorgis’ review of Kamala’s book “The Truths We Hold” (‘progressive prosecutor’ comes from here)
Adam Gopnik’s Review of John Pfaff’s book, “Locked In”
“Better Off Red” podcast interview with Kevin Cooper, the Black man on death row framed by San Bernadino Country Sherriff’s Department* (I accidentally said Sacremento)
Branko Marcetic’s Jacobin article “The Two Faces of Kamala Harris”
1:23:50 No Topic this week
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01:24:27 Curved Chronicles
Money and Nikeeta talk about a little friendship tiff, Money has adventure w/ Boston Baddie Brigade, and Nikeeta & book took a jaunt to New Orleans.
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