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NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT 6. HEAT x LAKERS PREVIEW
In this Episode of NBA Bubble Edition Pt. 6, the homie Dante hops on as a guest to talk about his Heat surprisingly making the finals. He apparently predicted Lakers vs Heat in the finals to begin the season and talked about the predictions he has for the matchup. We also talked about the Celtics being extremely overrated and why Tyler Herro is an absolute bucket who deserves respect. Finals start September 30th. Hope you all enjoy Pt. 6!
NOTE: Mentioned in the intro of the episode that morethanavote.org is a website being promoted by Black athletes and artist on the importance of voting and participating in this election process. Also, information can be found about becoming a poll worker in your city for the upcoming election.
NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT 5.
In this Episode of NBA Bubble Edition Pt. 5, brought the homie Codie through to talk about the Steve Nash Hire, Bucks flopping out of the playoffs, and the seriousness of NBA players starting their own league. Hope you all enjoy PT 5!
NOTE: Mentioned in the intro to this episode are two creative art pieces from the homies:
1. The Antiracist: How to Start the Conversation about Race and Take Action by Kondwani Fidel. https://www.amazon.com/Antiracist-Start-Conversation-about-Action/dp/1510764208
2. Bounce! By Mf Kel https://music.apple.com/us/album/bounce/1530482502?i=1530482503
NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT.4
In this Episode of NBA Bubble Edition Pt.4 brought in the homie Jesse on Zoom to talk about the NBA boycott and the players roles as activist in this movement for systemic change. This was a really stimulating conversation as we both shared our stories on where we were when the league stood still, why we think player activism matters, and why ultimately the players decided to stay in the bubble.
We also touched on the playoff first round matchups in the latter part of the episode.
NOTE: More Than A Vote----- CHANGE ISN’T MADE BY WATCHING FROM THE SIDELINES
We are Black athletes and artists working together. Our priority right now is combating systemic, racist voter suppression by educating, energizing, and protecting our community in 2020. Please read our letter asking fans to join us in the fight against Black voter suppression.
Learning about The Bail Project with Anthony Body
In this Off Menu Podcast episode we talk to Anthony Body of The Bail Project. He is a Bail Disruptor from Cleveland, Ohio and helps in securing bail for individuals in pre-trial detention who cannot afford it. The conversation was really inspiring and thought provoking as Mr. Body pointed out the many frailties of our criminal justice system. Some of the topics include how the cash bail system feeds on the poor as well as how Mr. Body was able to maneuver through the justice system himself. Hope you all learn something!
NOTE: We know that this podcast has morphed into a NBA podcast but we're not talking about hoops this week. This week was about The Bail Project and learning about the issues within the cash bail system in America. Sometimes hoop talk can wait.