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A celebratory spring break party in Atlanta initially started by the glitterati of African American college students which, over the course of two decades, evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Hear through the eyes of musicians, journalists, residents and politicians as they relive and investigate Freaknik. Presented by Mass Appeal & Endeavor Content. Executive produced by Chris Colbert & DCP Entertainment and created, produced and hosted by Christopher Frierson. To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

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A celebratory spring break party in Atlanta initially started by the glitterati of African American college students which, over the course of two decades, evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Hear through the eyes of musicians, journalists, residents and politicians as they relive and investigate Freaknik. Presented by Mass Appeal & Endeavor Content. Executive produced by Chris Colbert & DCP Entertainment and created, produced and hosted by Christopher Frierson. To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

    PROLOGUE or: The Abominable Indiscretions of Youth

    PROLOGUE or: The Abominable Indiscretions of Youth

    To understand Freaknik, you have to understand Atlanta.





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    • 37 min
    A DIFFERENT WORLD or: The Matriculation of the “Capital” of Dixie

    A DIFFERENT WORLD or: The Matriculation of the “Capital” of Dixie

    The One where we head to the AUC to talk about HBCU's  (A.K.A.: "Historically Black Colleges and Universities")

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    • 40 min
    PRIME REAL ESTATE or: The New "Birthright"

    PRIME REAL ESTATE or: The New "Birthright"

    The One where things get "dark" in the "Black Mecca" of America...literally & metaphorically.

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    • 37 min
    GRIDLOCK or: The Unbearable Lightness of Being Stuck in Traffic

    GRIDLOCK or: The Unbearable Lightness of Being Stuck in Traffic

    The One where we “Move Africans Rapidly Through Atlanta."



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    • 45 min
    THE SOUTH RISES AGAIN or: The Emergence of That "New New" Negro Spiritual

    THE SOUTH RISES AGAIN or: The Emergence of That "New New" Negro Spiritual

    The One where the East & the West get their “Comeuppance."

    Freaknik elevates Southern hip hop and Atlanta becomes the Motown of the South.

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    • 38 min
    ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, ATLANTA or: Steinem vs. Paglia vs. Uncle Luke

    ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, ATLANTA or: Steinem vs. Paglia vs. Uncle Luke

    The One where we go to Blue Flame and talk about the complexities of gender politics in Atlanta.

    We caught a glimpse of the "dark side" of Freaknik.

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    • 44 min

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