Episode 25 of the Black and Intellectual live stream. I touch on what happened in Starbucks and a recent smear campaign launched against a fellow black progressive and what this says about being black in progressive spaces.
Starbucks has been in the news lately due to the racially-motivated arrest of two black men who were waiting for a business partner in a Philadelphia store. Starbucks has responded by saying stores will be closed on May 29 for racial training. Here's why that won't solve anything.
Today I spoke with Wendi Muse and we had an incredible discussion about Brazil and the complicated political upheaval currently going on in that country. There has been a political assassination, former President Lula faces jail time, and fears that the 2018 elections might be canceled.
Those things and more are discussed in this important interview.
The Trump administration continues its attempt to subvert American democracy with its latest agenda against the U.S. Census.