52 episodes

What's the Word dissects the cultural and societal "isms" that are dangerously pervasive to the American experience. Each episode, we breakdown those ails - from cultural appropriation to identity politics.

What's the Word? Bold Koi

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

What's the Word dissects the cultural and societal "isms" that are dangerously pervasive to the American experience. Each episode, we breakdown those ails - from cultural appropriation to identity politics.

    Black Gods, Technicolor Goons

    Black Gods, Technicolor Goons

    Stephanie is joined by Kimeko of "Love, Pop Culture" and Ernie Suggs for a year-in-review discussion on Lizzo, black creators that changed the game in 2019 and the continued risk facing black lives.

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    REWIND: Come and get your soul food

    REWIND: Come and get your soul food

    Happy Thanksgiving! We're resharing our 2018 candid conversation with vegan chef Kimberly @mightbevegan on holiday horror stories, soul food and black health.

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Pastor of None

    Pastor of None

    Amber, Stephanie and guest host Kia Speaks come to the altar to pray over the state of the black church. Plus, we discuss the majesty of Robyn Crawford and Whitney and Disney movies.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Sign a Petition, Save a Life

    Sign a Petition, Save a Life

    Amber and Stephanie cover the alarming number of missing black girls and the injustice of Rodney Reed's pending execution. Plus, the Vs. is devoted to our fave John Witherspoon.
    Links to note:
    Sign the petition to keep Rodney from execution: https://www.change.org/p/stop-the-execution-of-rodney-reed.
    More on his story:
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/crime-law/2019/11/06/texas-plans-execute-man-this-month-murder-his-lawyers-say-someone-else-confessed-crime/
    Popeyes madness
    https://www.tmz.com/2019/11/06/popeyes-chicken-sandwich-staying-menu-madness-murder-security/

    • 55 min
    Nightmare on Cali streets

    Nightmare on Cali streets

    California is living a nightmare, and we can't with two of hip-hop's most toxic voices. Plus, Amber and Stephanie discuss black people in horror films and "Dolemite."

    Some links to review from this episode:
    Black people in horror films:
    https://www.theroot.com/whyd-they-kill-tyrone-unpacking-blackness-in-horror-fi-1839332623
    Cali is burning
    https://apple.news/Afn3jjcs0SlqnCnV2bXeH5w
    Kirk Franklin stands against Christian hypocites
    https://www.ajc.com/news/gospel-artist-kirk-franklin-says-boycotting-dove-awards/p0OU50jWohtFDrB7WtXnPL/

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Lynch Mobster

    Lynch Mobster

    We explore the history of lynching and why politicizing is trash. Plus, we examine the challenges of being degreed and black.

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    • 1 hr 1 min

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30 Ratings

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