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This episode is jam-packed as B & E play Six Degrees of Black Separation, talk with special guests Ashley Ford & Vann Newkirk II about Serena, Afrofuturism, butterflies, relationships and more! Recorded at the sold out "For Colored Nerds Live" show in NYC at WNYC's Jerome L Greene performance space. For the full experience, you can watch the show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9vFWCsw00vk For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Eric's out this week, but Brittany and writer and editrix extraordinaire Ashley Ford (The Guardian, BuzzFeed, Elle) talk the black female memoir and understanding the importance of your own voice. Reading material: http://tab.bz/ohuew For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
B & E offer up the FIRST ever taste of The Nod. You can hear more on July 17th when The Nod launches with two episodes, everywhere you listen. Subscribe today! For more info visit: https://gimletmedia.com/the-nod or follow us on Twitter @thenodshow. Love you guys! See you over at The Nod! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
B & E take a look back at the 2015 movie, The Fits. Along the way, they talk about the interior lives of Black children, the spookiness of discovering your body, and who should be able to tell Black stories. Required reading: http://theundefeated.com/features/out-of-the-fits-and-into-formation/ http://www.vogue.com/13442440/the-fits-anna-rose-holmer-interview/ http://themuse.jezebel.com/black-movie-white-director-richard-tanne-on-the-obama-1785755757 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Football, Injury and Masculinity: Fading-but-longtime fan Eric and novice Brittany weigh on America’s other pastime and it’s relationship to masculinity and violence. Texts: What Liberals Get Wrong About Football: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/10/what-liberals-get-wrong-about-football.html How I Shot, Smoked and Screwed My Way Through the NFL: http://deadspin.com/my-injury-file-how-i-shot-smoked-and-screwed-my-way-1482106392/1631158735/+barryap For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
B & E sit down with Jason Parham, senior editor at The Fader, for a free-wheeling conversation on things like barbershops, pain, and DMX.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
This week, B & E delve into a host of black classics as they parse the careers of two of black Hollywood's most beloved stars. Plus: Brittany recants a meeting with Vivica Fox and Eric coins the term "medium racist". http://tab.bz/clhm8 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Inspired by Slate's list of the 50 Greatest Films by Black Directors, B & E submit two of their own favorites that didn't make the cut: Brother to Brother (2004) and Hav Plenty (1998). https://tab.bz/diiny For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In the wake of two amazing performances and two very different reactions, B & E dive into the criticisms, messages, and politics of Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar. Reading: https://tab.bz/3sb28 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Between #StormJonas and Peanut's virality, B & E were forced to take a bye week. But! We've got a fresh mini-ep to share, along with one of our all-time favorite episodes. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
B & E dissect the new hit horror film from Jordan Peele, Get Out. We’ll dive into the way the film explores white supremacy, plays with point of view in horror films, and highlights the Black body. Show Notes : https://tab.bz/o3rk9 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
This week, B & E are joined by Academy award nominee, Empire star, and author of This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare, Gabourey Sidibe. The trio discusses self-love, accepting their parents and suspect Instagram ads. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
B and E talk the campaign against Selma, the significance of the Academy Awards and why it's so hard to say #blacklivesmatter. Also: during this week's extra-long intro, Brittany and Eric reveal their rapper alter-egos. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Marriage as Performance: Despite Bey and Jay's best efforts to sell us on the institution, new research from Pew shows that walking down the aisle isn't what it used to be. Also: Amber and Wiz are getting divorced! FCN tells you how to feel about all of this (and Brittany describes her ideal mate). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
B & E take a deep look at the first season of Donald Glover's new show, Atlanta. Along the way, they explore whether Donald achieved his goal to make a "Black Twin Peaks". For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
This week Brittany and Eric turn a critical eye inward and revisit their ideas about adulthood from the first episode. Discussed are impending fatherhood, changing friendships and staying out of the club. http://tab.bz/zqhy7# For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Doreen St. Felix of MTV News joins B & E as they talk Tyler Perry, Kanye West, and Spike to see if the enduring Tyler Perry hate is deserved. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
I'm Thankful: Between Rachel Dolezal and the AME shooting, Brittany and Eric need a pause to examine the finer things in life. Talk of travel snacks, feminist comic books and woke children's books ensues. http://tab.bz/uh7cd Music by Ryan Little: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ryan_Little/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
In the latter half of their smudging conversation, Brittany and Eric discuss Azealia's tears, Igloo Australia and who's worth defending. http://tab.bz/644mn For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The dynamic duo examines the "bloodbath" that was the 2014 midterm election, and a few of the surprises and trends that emerged after the fray. Also, it's Brittany's birthday! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
It's the very last episode of 2016, and B & E are commemorating it by sharing what they want to focus on in 2017. Sharing and feelings abound! Holiday shopping, or just want to support the show? Check out our merch here: http://shop.forcolorednerds.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
An extremely hot take gets B & E talking about their love for our FLOTUS and her singular significance to black folks. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
On Being Black Gentrifiers: Both Brooklyn transplants, Brittany and Eric parse their roles as black gentrifiers in their borough's rapidly changing landscape. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Eric's out this week, but in the studio with Brittany is @museummammy herself, Kim Drew of Black Contemporary Art. Brittany and Kim dive into the intersection of art, identity and social media and many a dope name is checked. This week's notes are a must-read: http://tab.bz/ggrgn For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
This week, B & E sit down with Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, who co-wrote All American Boys, a YA novel about police brutality from the point of view of two teenage boys, one black and one white. For more on their book: http://bit.ly/2dqmPvA Here's a list of the authors and books named by Jason and Brendan at the end of the show: - White Like Me by Tim Wise - Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko - The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin - The Fire This Time edited by Jesmyn Ward - How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon - The Hate U Give by A.C (Angela) Thomas - Dear Martin by Nic Stone - Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older - American Street by Ibi Zuboi - Jackie Woodson’s children’s books For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Podcast Details

Started
Sep 30th, 2014
Latest Episode
Jul 14th, 2017
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
71
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes

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