The Stoop
The Stoop
Apr 1, 2020
Ep 37: Together and apart
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We're getting into the myths surrounding the coronavirus and discussing how Covid-19 could have a different impact on black people. We also hear from workers in the service industry who share their stories about how they are pushing through. Let’s stoop it out together.

My 90s Playlist
My 90s Playlist
Sony Music
TRACK 3: "Livin' La Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin
Track three is where you kick it up a notch. Add some horns, upbeat vocals, and the tradition of America “discovering” Latin music every decade or so, and you have the smash hit of 1999. But don’t take our word for it: let’s have the writer of Livin’ La Vida Loca and a professor of Latinx studies explain Ricky Martin's importance! You’re living la vida loca if you don’t have this track on your mixtape. Credits - Hosts: Tracy Clayton and Akoto Ofori-Atta - Guests: Desmond Child and Professor María Elena Cepeda of Williams College - Lead Producer: Eric Silver - Editor: Brandon Grugle - Executive Producers: Amanda McLoughlin and Tracy Clayton - Produced by: Multitude & Sony Music Find Us Online - Website: - Twitter: - Instagram: - Facebook: About The Show The 90s are back in so many ways, but our favorite tracks never left. My 90s Playlist breaks down why we love the hits of the 90s so much, what made our favorite songs so popular back then, and why we are so nostalgic for them now. Throughout the season, our hosts Tracy Clayton and Akoto Ofori-Atta will celebrate their picks for a quintessential 90s playlist and explore the work of Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, A Tribe Called Quest and more! Track Info Track Name: Livin’ La Vida Loca Artist: Ricky Martin Album: Ricky Martin Written By: Desmond Child and Draco Rosa Produced By: Desmond Child Topics Discussed Latin Explosions, Rumba, Time Magazine, The Cup of Life, La Copa de la Vida, Menudo, 41st Annual Grammy Awards, Desmond Child
46 min
Kristen Howerton
Grace Sandra on Growing Up Black in White Spaces | Selfie Podcast Episode 150
Grace Sandra talks about her journey as a biracial woman growing up with a white mom and siblings, the importance of all-black spaces, and the impact of intergeneration trauma on the black community.  You can find Grace's book Grace, Actually: Faith, Love, Loss & Black Womanhood here. In this episode we also talked about: Well Told Home Town Maps Insulated Hydration Bottle 23 Vitals Immune Support SureSwatch Temporary Paint Swatches Garment Rack Roo's Favorite Comforter Having your voice counted in this year’s election is more important than ever.  You don’t have to wait until November 3rd to cast your ballot. Be an October Voter! In most states, you can vote early in October. Request your mail ballot; return your completed ballot in the mail or in-person; or vote early at an early voting location. Visit to join the fight for voting rights today. Paid for by The Leadership Conference Education Fund. WYLD Gallery is an art gallery in Austin Texas featuring Native American Art.  The art is bright/bold pop art style, many with a little historical tension thrown in. Several of the artists have work in the permanent collections of museums, including the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in DC and NYC.  WYLD Gallery art would make a great statement piece for your home, or a unique Christmas gift for loved ones.  Today’s show is brought to you by EBY,  a seamless underwear membership.Eby’s are seamless and smooth, with the perfect amount of softness and stretch . . . your new super power to fight VPLs, slipping, or riding up. A no-slip grip keeps everything in place, with a cotton lining to keep your lady parts healthy. They have fits and styles in sizes XS-4X to fit every woman. Joining EBY gives you access to exclusive, members-only offers, free shipping, limited edition prints, and weekly power tips on confidence and productivity. A membership keeps your underwear drawer fresh AND helps fund cyclical microfinance loans for women around the world. 10% of every EBY purchase funds business loans for women around the world. Get 20% your first order at with code SELFIE20.   Orgain has all kinds of organic products to fit your active lifestyle –nutrition shakes, protein powders, meal powders, bars, and even almond milk. Orgain products are food-based and full of organic vitamins and minerals that taste delicious and provide maximum nutrition. And Orgain promises to never use unnecessary fillers like artificial ingredients, preservatives, or GMOs. They’re all about good, clean nutrition.Plus, Orgain ships right to your door! You can also set up recurring deliveries to get your favorite products delivered for free. Right now, you can save 20% off your first order at the link
1 hr 13 min
Queerology: A Podcast on Belief and Being
Queerology: A Podcast on Belief and Being
Matthias Roberts
Everybody Now
People have caused a turning point in the Earth’s natural history. Everybody Now is a podcast that focuses on what it means to be human on the threshold of a global climate emergency, in a time of systemic injustice and runaway pandemics. Scientists, activists, farmers, poets, and theologians talk bravely and frankly about how our biosphere is changing, grief and hope in an age of social collapse, mass extinction, and taking action against all odds. On October 19, Everybody Now will be released by podcasters all over the world as a collective call for awareness, grief, and loving action. Don’t think about doom, but what you can do about it. Topics Discussed: * Do we need any more reminders? Turning points in Earth’s natural history * Tree of Knowledge: Cut down, remains turned into paper, and warnings burned * Heaven on Earth: Hopelessly in love with nature but sense of dread and panic * Climate Change: High levels of destruction; ecosystems survive or never recover * Agricultural Country: Farmers rely on and impacted by climate for growing crops * Environmental Movement: Philosophical arguments why climate change matters * Biological Annihilation: Dinosaurs to other species, mammals, animals go extinct * Pandemics threats continue due to modern living, fossil fuels, human behavior * Climate Breakdowns: Uneven and loss of access to human spaces, creatures * Capabilities: Change activities, habits, consumption, energy, and people involved * Book of Revelation: Misguided general awareness, grief over greenhouse gases * Grief vs. Despair: Difference between what will and won’t change * Impact on Faith: Life, intelligence, and interaction permeate everything * Active vs. Passive Mindset: You can still live, change, and care * Higher Emissions: Deliberate or willful ignorance where 50% comes from 10% * System of Enemies: Speak to power about practices, assumptions, interests * Civil Disobedience: Makes the change and sense when done with compassion Links and Resources: Everybody Now Podcast Dr. Gail Bradbrook (Scientist and co-founder of Extinction Rebellion) Kevin Anderson (Professor of Energy and Climate Change at University of Manchester) Dámaris Albuquerque (Agricultural communities in Nicaragua) Dr. Rowan Williams (Theologian, poet, and former Archbishop of Canterbury) Pádraig Ó Tuama (Poet, theologian, and conflict mediator) Rachel Mander (Environmental activist with Hope for the Future) John Swales (Priest, activist, and part of a community for marginalised people) Zena Kazeme (Persian-Iraqi poet and former refugee) Flo Brady (Singer and theatre maker) Hannah Malcolm (Anglican ordinand, climate writer, and organizer) Alastair McIntosh (Writer, academic, and land rights activist) David Benjamin Blower (Musician, poet, and podcaster) Tim Nash (Nomad Podcast) IPCC Special Report Emissions Scenarios Tell the Truth and Ask People to Act Accordingly Rising Up! World Health Organization (WHO) Rachel Carson Francis Bacon Queerology Podcast on Instagram Queerology Podcast on Twitter Beyond Shame by Matthias Roberts Matthias Roberts on Patreon
1 hr 47 min
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