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Welcome to DWB where two Caribbean-ish black millennial professionals unpack the problems of life over drinks! Tune in as we discuss things like bad high school memories, adulting, being black and young in the workplace, a bunch of things going on in popular culture, all the the problematic stuff going on in the world, and pretty much anything we want to talk about. Also we’re petty so listeners beware. Cheers!

Drinking With Blerds Drinking With Blerds

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Welcome to DWB where two Caribbean-ish black millennial professionals unpack the problems of life over drinks! Tune in as we discuss things like bad high school memories, adulting, being black and young in the workplace, a bunch of things going on in popular culture, all the the problematic stuff going on in the world, and pretty much anything we want to talk about. Also we’re petty so listeners beware. Cheers!

    Ep 71: On Black Black Billionaires and Blood Diamonds

    Ep 71: On Black Black Billionaires and Blood Diamonds

    or all of the chaos it has brought the pandemic has forced us to be more critical of the celebrities who have for so long been the ideal to aspire to. While long known for her carefully curated public persona, Beyoncé was the latest celeb to find herself facing critique after she became the first Black Woman to wear the Tiffany Diamond, a piece from from Tiffany and Company's collection that is tied to a history of colonialism. In this episode we welcome back longtime supporter Dr. Keyanah Nurse to unpack the implications of Beyoncé wearing this diamond.



    Guest: Keyanah Nurse, Phd, @KeyanahNurse

    Follow Us at:

    Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds
    Facebook: Drinking With Blerds
    Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com
    Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom
    Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar

    Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter!

    Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep 70: Welcome Back to the Show

    Ep 70: Welcome Back to the Show

    We know, we know it has been almost a year but your hosts never forgot about all you listeners and while a little rusty they were eager to finally get back to recording. In this welcome back episode our hosts discuss what has been going on in their lives during this hiatus and the hot topics of the day ranging from Sha'Carri and the Olympics and Diaspora Wars to Beyoncé and Kanye.





    Music used in this episode:
    Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

    “Jazz Brunch ” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep 69: Coup The New Year

    Ep 69: Coup The New Year

    Happy New Year! And just when you thought it was safe to go outside with your masks, white supremacists stage an attempted coup and storm the US Capitol Building because their dear leader has peddled lies about a "rigged" election when he actually lost.  Listen to our hosts break down their reactions to what happened on January 6th, 2021 and be sure to tune in next week for part 2 with a special guest!



    Follow Us at:

    Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds 

    Facebook: Drinking With Blerds 

    Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com 

    Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom 

    Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar

    Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter!

    Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

    • 56 min
    Ep 68: $600 Just in Time for A Covid Christmas

    Ep 68: $600 Just in Time for A Covid Christmas

    It's the holidays during Covid for everyone except us poor and working folk. In this episode we talk about the recent $600 "stimulus" and how we feel it is actually insignificant after of months of inaction from our government. We also delve into the origins and reaction to the Negro Soulstice jokes and also goals for the upcoming year. 



    Follow Us at:

    Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds
    Facebook: Drinking With Blerds
    Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com
    Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom
    Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar

    Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter!

    Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Ep 67: It's Been a Long Month

    Ep 67: It's Been a Long Month

    We know, we know we disappeared again but there's a literal pandemic going on without real life getting in the way. In this episode we unpack the recent developments regarding COVID and the various vaccines, the 2020 Presidential Election results, and news that Facebook is finally being broken up by the FTC. 





    Follow Us at:

    Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds
    Facebook: Drinking With Blerds
    Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com
    Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom
    Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar

    Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter!

    Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep 66: A Year in a Week

    Ep 66: A Year in a Week

    We know it's been a long time but we're alive and healthy! We hope you all too. In this episode we discuss 45 testing positive for COVID and the fact that he gets world class care and continued to downplay the virus all while others get sick and die from COVID. This episode was recorded on October 7, 2020, a lot has happened since then.





    Follow Us at:

    Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds
    Facebook: Drinking With Blerds
    Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com
    Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom
    Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar

    Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter!

    Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

    • 59 min

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