Episode 16

Published on:

15th Nov 2023

Good Fortune for the Rest of Your Days Not Guaranteed

Opening (00:23)

On the Campaign Trail (09:25)

The News

Election Night 2023 (18:55)

  • Central Park Five: The true story behind When They See Us (BBC)
  • Exonerated Central Park Five member Yusef Salaam wins New York City Council seat (CBS)

Terrible Display of Disrespect by Vivek Ramaswamy (24:44)

  • Ramaswamy delivers on "unhinged" promise at 3rd GOP debate (Axios)
  • 'You're just scum' — Haley blasts Ramaswamy over his attack on her daughter's TikTok (CNBC)

South Carolina to control book bans at the state level (32:20)

  • South Carolina State Superintendent Seeks Control of Library and Classroom Collections (School Library Journal)
  • ANOTHER VIEW: Watch out for Weaver and Big Brother in education (Statehouse Report)
  • Read it for yourself: R.43-170. Uniform Procedure for Selection or Reconsideration of Instructional Materials (ACLU)
  • Moms for Liberty Members Call the Cops on Librarians Over YA Bestseller (The Daily Beast)

Kinship Guardianship (40:54)

Closing (47:13)

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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.