Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he's joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority tackling pop culture, the news, media, and history all with a little self care, and self love sprinkled throughout! It’s time to Learn, Laugh, and Play, right here at Minority Korner- because together: we’re the majority! (Part of the Maximum Fun Network)
MK350 Keep on Side Eyeing (Our DNA Test, Past Episode Highlights, JHUD,Buffy, Marvel, Whitney, Stagecoach Mary, Racism, Homophobia,Tulsa Oklahoma, Hidden Figures)
Nnekay and James record the very last episode of Minority Korner. They discuss highlights of past episodes, what they`ve learned and have taught others.
MK349: What Minority Korner Means to me (What this show has meant, favorite moments, takeaways and hopes for the future)
Before we go we wanted to hear from y’all! In this episode we hear from listeners, past guests, and the Maximum Fun family of what this show has meant to them, favorite moments, takeaways and hopes for the future.
MK348: The Pillars of Caste & Ice Cream (Supreme Court Justice Kentanji Brown Jackson, The Senate Make up, The 8 Pillars of Caste, Moon Knight, History of Black Folks Impact on Ice Cream, Jennifer Hudson)
We discuss the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Kentanji Brown Jackson and how many black people feel they need to be overqualified to get any job. Moon Knight- it’s so good- once again Marvel is slaying it! We want to know why Adele took off and JHud didn’t? James takes us through the 8 Pillars of Caste from Caste by Isabel Wilkerson and how these structures are still in place. Nnekay gives us a sweet treat of how 3 Black pioneers helped usher these treat into the hearts of Americans.
MK347: Get on Up, AGAIN! (Royal Family’s Bad Caribbean Tour, Jared Leto’s Wildin’ Joker, How Well Do You Know the Avengers?)
James and Renee talk about The Royal Family’s botched/dated tour to their “colonies”, whose widlin and who's workin it, and just how our lives can benefit from LESS social media? We play This or That with scenarios you weigh in on, and finally we play JAM! You Lyin! Avengers style Where we get quizzed on the Avengers
MK346: If You’re Black- Rest is Resistance (The Batman, Moon Knight, Harry Potter Reunion Call Out, The Nap Ministry)
James and Mackenzie discuss The Batman and WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD! We talk Moon Knight Director Mohamed Diab’s calling out of Hollywood's portrayal of Egyptians in media and how his show is making sure it's done right (through a latinx lead lol but we love Oscar Isaac). We have notes on the recent Harry Potter reunion! Mackenzie educates us on The Nap Ministry, an organization that talks about the value of rest- for Black folks. Rest is resistance and it's our secret weapon.
MK 345: White Folks, Please Wait 5 Business Days... (The 2022 Oscars, Jussie Smollett Sentencing, Todrick Hall Celeb Big Brother, Worst Things That Have Happened at the Oscars, Problem With Jon Stewart, White People Unpacking Whiteness/Racism)
James and Mackenzie discuss the Oscars highs and lows, and how things like ‘the slap’ affect Black people differently than whites when pertaining to our community. Jussie Smollett’s sentencing, and Todrick Hall on Celeb Big Brother prove problematic for Black folks. Jon Stewart on this new show attempts to get white folks to unpack racism and it’s a diabolical and an insight into the minds of white folks. We have some tips on how white folks can be more active in dismantling racism, a thing their people created. Plus a list of worst things that have happened at the Oscars.
I absolutely love this podcast, HOWEVER ADJUST THE VOLUME!! The volume levels on this podcast are just outright awful. Please adjust the volume somehow.
Would love to listen to podcast while I’m driving but the volume is too low
Even in my headphones
What have you done to me
I was listening to another podcast and the host started to say “pand-“ and my brain immediately filled in “emi Lovato.” Someday, I may find it in my heart to forgive you for that.
Great podcast, though.