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    NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT 6. HEAT x LAKERS PREVIEW

    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.

    • 39 min
    NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT 5.

    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

    • 41 min
    NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT.4

    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.

    morethanavote.org

    • 47 min
    Learning about The Bail Project with Anthony Body

    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.

    www.bailproject.org

    • 33 min
    NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT 3.

    NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT 3.

    In this Episode of NBA Bubble Edition Pt. 3, brought the man Codie back through the Zoom for back to back episodes. This episode was very wide ranging and included Why Giannis head butted another man to James Harden affinity with strippers. Also touched on the underrated CJ McCollum and why Codie says the Trailblazers are his new favorite team.

    Note: Support Black Colleges is a clothing line who's sole mission is to uplift, inspire & encourage others to Support HBCU’s. SBC was founded in 2012 by two Howard University students who saw a need to spread awareness about the school that changed their lives. The brand took off fast when celebrities such as Teyanna Taylor, Missy Elliot, Chris Paul, Eva Marcille and many more have been spotted rocking the brand. Each year the SBC team employs over 70 college ambassadors & gives thousands of dollars in scholarships.

    www.supportblackcolleges.org

    • 47 min
    NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT 2.

    NBA BUBBLE EDITION PT 2.

    In this Episode of NBA Bubble Edition Pt. 2, I talked to the homie Codie about what we have seen this far in the NBA restart and if we think its ultimately going to be successful. We also talked about Devin Booker being a Goat, TJ Warren showing why he should not have been traded for cash considerations, and if Lou Williams really only got chicken wings from Magic City. Hope you guys enjoy the pod!

    Note: The Bail Project is an organization that we are continuing to highlight as a group that not just talking about change but actively pursuing it. Their mission is to combat mass incarceration by disrupting the money bail system ‒ one person at a time. They are fighting for those who are locked behind bars and who can not effectively secure bail to be released from jail.

    www.bailproject.org

    • 46 min

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