Episode 30

Published on:

27th Mar 2024

I Used to Work Beside It, Not AT It!

This week, Jumelle & Bill tackle some heavy topics

Opening Banter (00:00)

  • Starbucks blames 'misrepresentation' after Israel Gaza protests (BBC)

Introduction (01:43)

  • Greenville strip club turned into church, on its way to a grand opening (wspa.com)
  • Exposing the woke agenda in schools (@TheJaySalazar via TikTok)
  • Trump mocks stutterers while Biden supports a kid with a stutter (@damonekstrom via TikTok)

On the Campaign Trail (11:03)

South Carolina Eviction Rate Data (18:15)

  • South Carolina NAACP won the right to publish current eviction data. The data are finally out (SC Public Radio)
  • ACLU and NAACP Secure Access to Public Eviction Records in Data-Scraping Case (ACLU)
  • NAACP vs Kohn (ACLU)
  • South Carolina Public Index
  • Eviction Lab
  • Eviction rankings (Eviction Lab) - 2 of the top 10 cities are in SC (the worst in the nation is North Charleston). But VA has 5 out of the top 10 including spots 2-4.
  • Greenwood county is 9th out of 46 counties. (NAACP)
  • NAACP Housing Naivgator
  • Southeastern U.S. tops the list for rural eviction rates (WHQR)

Reforming How South Carolina Judges are Selected (26:30)

Black Voters Drifting Away from the Democratic Party? (35:45)

  • Black Voters Are Drifting Away from Democrats. Will That Hurt Biden in SC? (Politico)
  • It stinks, but we’re stuck (Carolina Panorama)
  • Black voters less swayed by Biden's message that Trump threatens democracy, poll shows (AP)
  • After Years of Beef, Snoop Dogg Now Says This Is Why He Has ‘Nothing But Love and Respect’ For Donald Trump (Billboard)
  • Reaction to Snoop Dogg's change of mind (MSNBC The Sunday Times via YouTube)
  • Strategist made a claim about Black unemployment under Biden | Fact check (TampaBay.com)
  • Where Marijuana Laws Stand in the U.S. as Biden Pardons Thousands (Time)
  • Biden campaign working to turn its HBCU support into electoral support (NBC news)
  • Tim Scott: ‘Trump did more for minorities than Biden will ever do’ (The Hill)
  • Most of Biden’s appointed judges to date are women, racial or ethnic minorities – a first for any president (Pew Research Center)
  • Roland OBLITERATES Tim Scott For ‘Trump Did More For Minorities Than Biden Will Ever Do’ LIES (Roland Martin YouTube)

Closing (53:42)

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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.