(2015/08/18) Understanding the schism in the progressive movement (#BlackLivesMatter)

Aug 18, 2015, 11:00 PM

Edition #947 Today we see what we can learn from the recent #BlackLivesMatter protests against Bernie Sanders and White Progressives™ and the reactions from some Sanders supporters that they sparked   Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991

Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

00:00:34 Ch. 2: Act 1: Black Lives Matter organizer 'Every presidential candidate should expect to hear from us' - Melissa Harris Perry (@MHPshow) - Air Date 8-15-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Racism - The Mighty Sparrow

00:10:49 Ch. 4: Act 2: Interview with Marissa Janae Johnson (@rissaofthewa) after Seattle protest - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 8-11-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Are You With Me - Vaux

00:21:11 Ch. 6: Act 3: How not to be an ally of racial justice - @citizenradio - Air Date: 8-10-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Springish - Gillicuddy

00:31:39 Ch. 8: Act 4: On #BlackLivesMatter and Defending Bernie Sanders - Jay Smooth (@jsmooth995) - Air Date: 8-15-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Tobacco Road - Common Market

00:36:07 Ch. 10: Act 5: A case of white fragility in the fight for racial justice - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 8-11-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Hurt Feelings - Flight of the Conchords

00:47:49 Ch. 12: Act 6: Hey Naysayers, Allow Bernie Sanders to Offer You Proof That Black Lives Matter Helps Him - Majority Report (@majorityfm) - Air Date: 08-14-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Hard To Explain - The Riptide Movement

00:54:31 Ch. 14: Act 7: .@JeanneTheoharis social movements cause discomfort - Melissa Harris Perry (@MHPshow) - Air Date 8-15-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Jail - Plusplus

01:01:53 Ch. 16: Act 8: .@VanJones68 goes all in to explain the BlackLives Matter protests - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 8-12-15

Voicemails

01:04:35 Ch. 17: Examining deep rooted conservatism in the progressive movement - V from Western New York

01:06:19 Ch. 18: What people are forgetting about how racism works - David From Georgia

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:09:13 Ch. 19: Final comments on the different roles each of us play within a movement

#BlackLivesMatter & Racial Justice (admittedly incomplete) Round-up

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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