Episode 29

Published on:

20th Mar 2024

I Drove My Chevy to the Levy With Sevi (Part 2)

We welcome Sevi Alvarez, newly announced candidate for the SC Senate in District 11!

Opening Banter (00:00)

Introduction (00:27)

On the Campaign Trail (07:17)

  • Bourbon in the Back Room (Apple podcasts)
  • President Biden Campaigns in Columbia, South Carolina (speeches of Biden, Clyburn and others) (C-SPAN)
  • US military aircraft airdrop thousands of meals into Gaza in emergency humanitarian aid operation (AP)

Gov Henry McMaster on the Lack of Hate Crimes Law (19:04)

  • Gov. McMaster responds to lack of hate crime laws in S.C. (ABC 25 Columbia)
  • Charleston church shooting (Wikipedia)
  • South Carolina Man Found Guilty of Hate Crime for Killing a Transgender Woman Because of Her Gender Identity (Justice Dept)
  • Bill's TikTok about expanded penalties in South Carolina

The South Carolina Justice Act (32:24)

Pastor Condones Rape (42:04)

Closing (44:29)

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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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Barrett Gruber

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.