The Nod


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The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the ...Show More

31:00 | Nov 11th, 2019

The movie "White Chicks" may have made critics— and honestly, the world —cringe, but Brittany delivers her treatise on why the film deserves a second look.

dee.ngyn recommended:

A laugh-out-loud critique on White Chicks as an under hyped social commentary

29:56 | Mar 6th, 2018

Josephine Baker is famous for doing outrageous things: dancing in a banana skirt, walking a cheetah on a leash, working as a French spy… But did you know about her attempt to build a racial utopia? Th...Show More
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28:54 | Jul 17th, 2017

Eric tries to convince Brittany that Beyoncé is hiding something, but Brittany needs more receipts.   RELATED LINKSFor the full experience, watch “Beyoncé forced Solange to give birth to Blue Ivy EXPO...Show More

54:49 | Aug 5th, 2019

Each week this August, we’re updating some of our most thought-provoking episodes. This week: writer Casey Gerald reflects on what we lose when we buy into the promise of the American dream. We first ...Show More

michelle_ebooks recommended:

amazing, powerful episode i listened to when it first came out (this one is an updated version that came out just now in august with an upda...Show More

38:15 | Jun 12th, 2018

A young man named Eric embarks on an epic quest to figure out why so many Black folks love kung fu. He seeks the wisdom of two teachers, including RZA of The Wu-Tang Clan and the lead martial arts con...Show More

magnus357 recommended:

everybody was Kung Fu fighting. I was and am a Bruce Lee fan

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