Episode 18

Published on:

17th Dec 2023

Bill & Jumelle Get a Klugh (Pt 2)

It's a special Christmas bonus episode to tide you over until Season 2. We had extra material from our session with special guest, James Klugh, and so we're happy to deliver Part 2!

Opening (00:30)

  • Senator Cory Booker talks about his experience during Jan 6 (YouTube)
  • Speaker Johnson says he’ll make 44,000 hours of Jan. 6 footage available to the general public (AP)
  • False news about "undercover" agent during Jan 6 (Twitter)
  • The Old Cranky Bones podcast (Linktree)

On the Campaign Trail (11:15)

  • The Spratt Issues Conference (SCDP)

The News

Environmental Racism (20:06)

  • Fort Worth residents protest industrial development near their neighborhoods (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  • EPA rips SC agency for letting industry increase pollution near Black neighborhoods (The State)
  • Senate effort to lure plastics industry means less environmental oversight in SC (The State)
  • Senator Billy Garrett scorecard on environmental voting record (CVSC)
  • Europe’s appetite for wood is clashing with Black communities in South Carolina (The State)
  • Wood recycling company plans to open in Ninety Six (Index Journal)

SC Liquor Liability Laws (31:37)

Closing (41:54)

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Black White and Blue in the South
Discussing Democratic Politics... with a Southern Flair
Welcome to "Black White and Blue in the South," the dynamic podcast that unites two progressive Democrats with distinct perspectives on the pressing issues of our time. Join hosts, Dr. Jumelle Brooks and Bill Kimler, as they engage in candid conversations about politics, society, and the pursuit of a more equitable future.

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A transplant from Atlanta to Columbia; Barrett has been using his voice and quick whit to entertain for decades. Starting out in Radio and Television in the late 20th century, Barrett finds himself entertaining again in the 21st Century via a media that's easily paused.