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'Brown & Black' is a new podcast exploring the convergence of race and pop culture, hosted by two diverse voices, one Latinx and one Black, to fill a needed void in rethinking how pop culture news and opinion is conveyed in America today. Jack Rico and Mike Sargent, two national film and culture critics seen on TODAY and FOX Business News, interview filmmakers, artists and journalists to examine the complex nature of entertainment and race.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 3.9 • 19 Ratings

'Brown & Black' is a new podcast exploring the convergence of race and pop culture, hosted by two diverse voices, one Latinx and one Black, to fill a needed void in rethinking how pop culture news and opinion is conveyed in America today. Jack Rico and Mike Sargent, two national film and culture critics seen on TODAY and FOX Business News, interview filmmakers, artists and journalists to examine the complex nature of entertainment and race.

    John Leguizamo on the Psycho-Social Erasure of Latinos

    John Leguizamo on the Psycho-Social Erasure of Latinos

    We end our Hispanic Heritage Month series with actor, producer, writer John Leguizamo. He has a new comic book out called 'Phenom X' which is influenced by Latino invisibility and image representation in entertainment and media. This rebroadcast from Sept 13, 2020, has us and John deconstructing the reasons why Hollywood and the news media has a beef with Latinos.
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    • 39 min
    Gina Torres Talks Telenovelas and the Power of Producing Your Own Content

    Gina Torres Talks Telenovelas and the Power of Producing Your Own Content

    Actor and producer Gina Torres joins the show to discuss her new podcast project - 'Princess of South Beach'. It's a 36 episode, modern, bilingual audio telenovela series recorded in English and Spanish that reimagines the telenovela format. Torres is also a producer of her work and she takes Jack and Mike through the good and the bad of being Afro-Latina in Hollywood. And you'll want to stick around to hear two stories that happened to her on set regarding her skin color and Cuban heritage. It'll make your skin boil.
    Plus Mike and Jack discuss the complex pressures of being "authentic" today, and why Asian content like 'Squid Game,' is faring better than Latinx content.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Invisible Heritage: A Discussion on Latino Invisibility

    Invisible Heritage: A Discussion on Latino Invisibility

    We continue our Hispanic Heritage Month series as we rebroadcast our favorite Latinx interviews since the inception of the show. Jack gives Mike his take on Latino invisibility. Also, we are rebroadcasting our interview with Estuardo Rodriguez, who was in charge of getting the government to allow the creation of the Smithsonian American Latino Museum. When the museum is finished, it will be the most important Latino institution in America. Hear the interview and why this museum is crucial to American culture.
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    • 56 min
    Afro-Latino Children's Book Author Eric Velasquez

    Afro-Latino Children's Book Author Eric Velasquez

    In this rebroadcast from June 21, 2020, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Afro-Latino children’s book author and illustrator, Eric Velasquez, talks to us about the power and context of Afro-Latino images in media and the importance they have in the development of children's self-esteem.
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    • 50 min
    Riz Ahmed and Bassam Tariq Discuss Muslim Identity, Family and Cultural Appropriation in 'Mogul Mowgli'

    Riz Ahmed and Bassam Tariq Discuss Muslim Identity, Family and Cultural Appropriation in 'Mogul Mowgli'

    Academy Award nominee Riz Ahmed and Marvel's new 'Blade' director Bassam Tariq sit down with us to talk about their new film 'Mogul Mowgli'. We tackle Muslim identity, the love-hate relationship many have with their family, and their thoughts of Black cultural appropriation.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Teresa Hsiao On 'Awkwafina', Comedy and Asian/Latino Representation

    Teresa Hsiao On 'Awkwafina', Comedy and Asian/Latino Representation

    Teresa Hsiao is the creator, writer, and showrunner of 'Awkwafina is Nora from Queens' on Comedy Central. She gives us details about season two of the show, her thoughts on the Asian boom in Hollywood, her approach to doing comedy in 2021, and her disbelief at how Hollywood hasn't already created a Latino wave on screen.
    Mike discusses directing his new horror film.
    Jack discusses hosting a new Spotify Original show.
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    • 49 min

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19 Ratings

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What a wonderful podcast that brings two worlds together and finding a common ground.

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