Episode 80: Podcasting #WhileBlack

Jun 23, 2018, 04:00 AM

The 80th Episode of the People's Podcast gets raw and real about Race. Simple and Plain. In this landmark, super-sized episode, Jay tells the story of his first experiences of Driving #WhileBlack, and talks about the perils of Living #WhileBlack.

Then, we talk to the two women responsible for this year's most importantly viral video. Michelle Saahene and Melissa DePino are the reason the infamous Philly Starbucks video went nuclear back in April and they sit down to tell their story. (Interview begins at the 34:00 mark)

Including: How the incident unfolded in front of them, how the video brought them together, Michelle's first experiences with racism in Central PA, when Melissa discovered her White Privilege, and why the two have teamed up to check people's privilege.

Plus, Melissa has a special message for the MAGA crowd.

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Check out Jay's other #WhileBlack Story here: bit.ly/jaywhileblack

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