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In Jumping the Broom: The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a Black Wedding Ritual (UNC Press, 2020), Tyler D. Parry untangles the convoluted history of the "broomstick wedding." Popularly associated with African American culture, Parry traces the ritual's origins to marginalized groups in the British Isles and explores how it influenced the marriage traditions of different communities on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. His surprising findings shed new light on the complexities of cultural exchange between peoples of African and European descent from the 1700s up to the twenty-first century. Drawing from the historical records of enslaved people in the United States, British Romani, Louisiana Cajuns, and many others, Parry discloses how marginalized people found dignity in the face of oppression by innovating and reimagining marriage rituals. Such innovations have an enduring impact on the descendants of the original practitioners. Parry reveals how and why the simple act of "jumping the broom" captivates so many people who, on the surface, appear to have little in common with each other. Adam McNeil is a Ph.D. Candidate in History at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/african-american-studies
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Ben Roethlisberger officially announced his retirement after 18 years in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Join Jeff Hartman, Dave Schofield and Bryan Anthony Davis as they look back on a legendary career. This is just one of the subjects that will be discussed and speculated on in the latest edition in the flagship show of the BTSC family of podcasts. As always, it sure is a good time to get on the airwaves and discuss the Black-and-Gold and there you have the topic for the BTSC podcast The Steelers Preview with Jeff Hartman, Bryan Anthony Davis, and Dave Schofield. Join the triumphant trio as they combine the down all things Steelers and with shenanigans galore. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
President Biden says he's made one decision when it comes to naming a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. Today at the White House, Biden confirmed the nominee will be the first Black woman on the high court. Russia added even more forces near its border with Ukraine as President Biden tried to ease tensions by phone. Meanwhile, Ukraine's foreign minister says Russia has not assembled enough troops for a full-scale invasion. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement announcement paves the way for President Joe Biden's promised nomination of a Black woman to the Supreme Court. White House correspondent Geoff Bennett begins the report, and congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff with more on how the Senate may respond to his nominee options. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
It's Thursday and topics tackled today include...We are learning that Houston police are searching for a suspect after three officers were shot. The officers have been taken to a local hospital. The suspect fled the scene and is being sought.; Justice Stephen Breyer will step down from the Supreme court at the end of his current term and today President Biden and Breyer appeared together to officially announce his retirement, meanwhile, Biden reaffirmed his commitment to nominate a Black women to fill Justice Breyer's seat.; Spotify is removing Neil Young songs after he complains of misinformation about Covid and vaccines calling Spotify to choose between him and commentator Joe Rogan.; A former NY official is speaking out accusing the Biden administration of breaking the law after footage was released depicting overnight flights releasing migrants into the state.; Do you agree with Spotify taking down Neil Young's music, after his ultimatum?; We asked what you still do that seems a bit old fashion and Jack takes your calls on the days News and Hot topics.
The Vikings say they've hired Cleveland Browns executive Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as the team's general manager, reportedly with a four-year deal to be the team's top executive. Adofo-Mensa is one of only a handful of Black general managers in the 32-team league, which has drawn criticism for its lack of front-office and coaching diversity. This is an MPR News evening update for Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. Hosted by Hannah Yang. Our theme music is by Gary Meister.
33-year-old father killed in front of daughter during custody exchange. SCOUTUS Justice Breyer announces his retirement. A parent says the n-word at a school board meeting after her son was kicked out of school for using the same slur. A karen tries to help son in a wrestling match. A Black UK woman records white colleagues saying ‘Black people have a smell'. Jordan Peterson claims Michael Eric Dyson is “not Black” on the Joe Rogan podcast. Story Update: Sparks fly at city meeting after police union defends Florida cop who choked colleague. Florida Democrats storm out of a testy confirmation hearing for Desantis' mad doctor.Co-Host: Jackson WhiteRead And View More HERE:33-YEAR-OLD FATHER KILLED IN FRONT OF DAUGHTER DURING CUSTODY EXCHANGESupreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retireGrosse Pointe mom hurled N-word at school board meeting after son was kicked out for using the same racial slurBlack Woman Records White Colleagues Saying ‘Black People Have a Smell'On Joe Rogan's Spotify podcast -- Jordan Peterson claims Michael Eric Dyson is "not Black" Sparks fly at city meeting after police union defends Florida cop who choked colleagueFlorida Democrats walk out of Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo confirmation hearing See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Chris Smalls, President of the Amazon Labor Union, founder of The Congress Of Essential Workers, and host of the podcast “It's a Smalls World,” to discuss the struggle of Staten Island Amazon warehouse workers to unionize their workplace and the National Labor Relations Board's granting of an election to the workers of the warehouse, how this fits into the broader movement to organize Amazon workers and the resurgent labor movement, and the propaganda campaign Amazon has deployed in schools.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Stephen Gowans, author of the forthcoming book “The Killer's Henchman: Capitalism and the Covid-19 Disaster” to discuss the truth about the current tensions between the US and NATO and Russia over Ukraine, the media's demonization of Russia as an aggressor rather than acknowledging NATO's historic role as a threat to the sovereignty of other nations, and the role of Canada in aiding the US in playing up this crisis.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Jemima Pierre, Haiti/Americas Coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace to discuss Joe Biden's cruel record on immigration one year into his presidency, the continuation of cruel policies like Title 42 and the Remain in Mexico policy, the particular issues faced by Black migrants at the border and in Mexico, and the cruelty of the Biden administration deporting Haitians back to Haiti as it continues to destabilize the country and create conditions for danger.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Daryle Lamont Jenkins, Executive Director of One People's Project to discuss the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and the hollow promise of Joe Biden to name a Black woman to the court as he continues to fail to deliver on other campaign promises, the upholding of small businesses and exploiting other people as the paragon of success, and efforts by right-wing school board officials around the country to whitewash history and erase lessons of enslavement and genocide from school cirricula.
In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Jemima Pierre, Haiti/Americas Coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace to discuss Joe Biden's cruel record on immigration one year into his presidency, the continuation of cruel policies like Title 42 and the Remain in Mexico policy, the particular issues faced by Black migrants at the border and in Mexico, and the cruelty of the Biden administration deporting Haitians back to Haiti as it continues to destabilize the country and create conditions for danger.
After nearly three decades on the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer said on Tuesday that he will retire by the end of the current term. Justice Breyer, one of the Court's three liberal members, will step down as the Court considers major cases involving abortion and gun rights. Breyer's retirement offers President Biden, who vowed during the campaign to nominate a Black woman justice, his first opportunity to shape the Court. It also comes at a time when the non-partisan nature of the Court has come under question. We'll talk about Breyer's legacy, who might succeed him and the future direction of the Court.
During a global pandemic, Ashley and Adrian would welcome their first child while living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The safety and travel restrictions limited their access to their family, causing Ashley to feel immediately dependent on her doctor. Despite being inclined to more natural resources for medical support, she felt that pregnancy made her want to stick to what the doctor said they needed. Ashley started to shift back to her first thoughts about her health, rooted in natural medicine. An unmedicated birth would be explored to match their personal preferences. She and Adrian weren't sure if a natural birth could be possible, as they didn't know if they could or if Ashley could endure it. After careful consideration, they hired a doula hoping to have support with their birth plan. Cesarean birth, epidurals, and a fear of dying in childbirth were the only knowledge Ashley started with as she and her husband started their first pregnancy. Their doula educated them about pregnancy and childbirth, which helped dismantle her fears and feel more empowered. The quest for knowledge began, and when Ashley shared mind shifts with her doctor, there was also a shift in the doctor's countenance toward's their birth plan. The doctor was dismissive and resistant to her preferences and started fear-mongering tactics to alter their plans. Adrian shared that he felt angry during the doctor's appointment because they had intentionally researched and devised their birth plan. He settled himself, and he felt his family was losing control of the situation. The birth team had to change, and it did change; they found a new doctor and hospital that could meet their needs. Pregnancy became more challenging as their household tested positive for Covid-19 at 37 weeks gestation. A new fear presented itself, as she prayed the baby would not come while she was feeling sick and too tired to care for a newborn. Thankfully Adrian was asymptomatic and could complete the baby preparation tasks, and Ashley would feel better when she went into labor. Another issue did arise as her doctor attended to a family emergency, and they didn't know if she would make it back for the delivery.When labor day arrived, Ashley tuned in with herself and listened to her body as they managed the day. Nesting set in, and Ashley emailed her birth plan to the hospital as early labor began. She prepared her hair for delivery, as Black women do in preparation for a new baby. She labored at home with the support of Adrian and her doula throughout the next 23 hours. They decided to check in at the hospital and soon discovered that everyone on her service had a copy of her birth plan. Ashley would explore her options for comfort measurements with her supportive birth team. The labor had drawn out so long that exhaustion shifted her mindset, and Adrian hit his daddy doula stride to help her overcome. He stepped out in the hallway to talk to the nurse to support the plan. Ashley found herself in a meditative state as she wrestled with the tiredness of her body and the intensity of labor. She would grapple with decisions that were altering her birth experience that didn't reflect her true wishes. Calmness came from sinking within and tapping into God as a source that allowed her to go through it. She began pushing without prompting or permission. Ashley allowed her body to lead and deliver her son into the world after 32 hours of labor. She was amazed by her strength and the process of childbirth.The ride home from the hospital made space for anxiety to surface in Ashley, and the tears began to fall. She centered herself with a talk with her mother and shared her feelings with Adrian. She gave a name to her experience after her body experienced trauma. They would manage postpartum as a team, both basking in the wonderment of Ashley's strength and courage and their commitment to their growing family.
Large study links higher nutrient intake with lower risk of mortality during 9.3-year median period University of Connecticut, January 25, 2022 A study that utilized data from the National Health and Nutrition Education Survey (NHANES) found an association between having an adequate intake of vitamin E, iron, magnesium, potassium, EPA and DHA, essential amino acids and fiber and a lower risk of dying during a median follow-up period of 9.3 years. The study included 20,602 men and women enrolled in NHANES. During a median 9.3-year period, 3,539 participants died. The participants who survived were more likely to have reported a higher intake of specific nutrients. Notably, compared to participants whose magnesium intake was among the lowest one-third, those whose intake was among the top third had a 22% lower adjusted risk of dying from any cause, a 35% lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and a 29% lower risk of cancer death during follow-up. Magnesium wasn't the only nutrient linked to a lower risk of mortality during follow-up; the top consumers of vitamin E, iron, potassium and fiber had 19%, 15%, 18% and 16% lower respective risks of premature all-cause mortality. (NEXT) Active ingredient in cannabis protects aging brain cells Salk researchers find cannabinol preserves mitochondrial function and prevents oxidative damage to cells Salk Institute, January 25, 2021 Decades of research on medical cannabis has focused on the compounds THC and CBD in clinical applications. But less is known about the therapeutic properties of cannabinol (CBN). Now, a new study by Salk scientists shows how CBN can protect nerve cells from oxidative damage, a major pathway to cell death. The findings, published online January 6, 2022, in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine, suggest CBN has the potential for treating age-related neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer's. “We've found that cannabinol protects neurons from oxidative stress and cell death, two of the major contributors to Alzheimer's,” says senior author Pamela Maher, a research professor and head of Salk's Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory. “This discovery could one day lead to the development of new therapeutics for treating this disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, like Parkinson's disease.” (NEXT) Apple polyphenols may slash inflammation marker levels, change gut microbiota University of Auckland (New Zealand) Polyphenols from apples may modify the bacterial populations in the gut, and reduce markers of inflammation, according a new study from New Zealand Data from a study indicated that adding extracts from genetically engineered apples with increased flavonoids led to 10-fold decrease in levels of pro-inflammatory prostaglandins than extracts from non-transformed apples. In addition, the total number of bacteria in the colons of animals fed a diet containing the transformed apple extracts was 6% higher than for mice fed the control diet, said the researchers in the Journal of Nutrition . “The findings here further demonstrate that apple consumption affects aspects of inflammatory pathways and the gut microbiota. (NEXT) Extra 10 minutes of daily activity could save 110,000 U.S. lives annually National Cancer Institute, January 25, 2022 If everyone between 40 and 85 years of age were active just 10 minutes more a day, it could save more than 110,000 U.S. lives a year, a large study reports. "Our projections are based on an additional 10 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity," said lead researcher Pedro Saint-Maurice at the U.S. National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md. "If the walk is brisk, it counts." And added exercise benefits everyone—white, Black, Asian and Hispanic, men and women, the investigators found. (NEXT) Alzheimer's defense: omega-3s linked to larger brain volume University of South Dakota, January 24, 2022 Among the myriad changes that accompany aging, shrinking brain volume can be a worrying one. A normal part of growing older, it can also be a sign of Alzheimer's disease. But the good news is that a recent study suggests people with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids have larger brain volumes in old age. The research, published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, suggests that the larger brain volumes associated with higher omega-3 levels are the equivalent to preserving up to 2 years of brain health. (VIDEO) Dr. Robert Malone | Senator Ron Johnson COVID-19: A Second Opinion (OTHER NEWS) Authoritarian Madness: The Slippery Slope from Lockdowns to Concentration Camps By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead, January 26, 2022 In the politically charged, polarizing tug-of-war that is the debate over COVID-19, we find ourselves buffeted by fear over a viral pandemic that continues to wreak havoc with lives and the economy, threats of vaccine mandates and financial penalties for noncompliance, and discord over how to legislate the public good without sacrificing individual liberty. The discord is getting more discordant by the day. Just recently, for instance, the Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board suggested that government officials should mandate mass vaccinations and deploy the National Guard “to ensure that people without proof of vaccination would not be allowed, well, anywhere.” In other words, lock up the unvaccinated and use the military to determine who gets to be “free.” In Italy, the unvaccinated are banned from restaurants, bars and public transportation, and could face suspensions from work and monthly fines. Similarly, France will ban the unvaccinated from most public venues. In Austria, anyone who has not complied with the vaccine mandate could face fines up to $4100. Police will be authorized to carry out routine checks and demand proof of vaccination, with penalties of as much as $685 for failure to do so. In China, which has adopted a zero tolerance, “zero COVID” strategy, whole cities—some with populations in the tens of millions—are being forced into home lockdowns for weeks on end, resulting in mass shortages of food and household supplies. Reports have surfaced of residents “trading cigarettes for cabbage, dishwashing liquid for apples and sanitary pads for a small pile of vegetables. One resident traded a Nintendo Switch console for a packet of instant noodles and two steamed buns.” For those unfortunate enough to contract COVID-19, China has constructed “quarantine camps” throughout the country: massive complexes boasting thousands of small, metal boxes containing little more than a bed and a toilet. Detainees—including children, pregnant women and the elderly— were reportedly ordered to leave their homes in the middle of the night, transported to the quarantine camps in buses and held in isolation. If this last scenario sounds chillingly familiar, it should. Eighty years ago, another authoritarian regime established more than 44,000 quarantine camps for those perceived as “enemies of the state”: racially inferior, politically unacceptable or simply noncompliant. While the majority of those imprisoned in the Nazi concentration camps, forced labor camps, incarceration sites and ghettos were Jews, there were also Polish nationals, gypsies, Russians, political dissidents, resistance fighters, Jehovah's Witnesses, and homosexuals. You don't have to be unvaccinated or a conspiracy theorist or even anti-government to be worried about what lies ahead. You just have to recognize the truth in the warning: power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. This is not about COVID-19. Nor is it about politics, populist movements, or any particular country. This is about what happens when good, generally decent people—distracted by manufactured crises, polarizing politics, and fighting that divides the populace into warring “us vs. them” camps—fail to take note of the looming danger that threatens to wipe freedom from the map and place us all in chains. It's about what happens when any government is empowered to adopt a comply-or-suffer-the-consequences mindset that is enforced through mandates, lockdowns, penalties, detention centers, martial law, and a disregard for the rights of the individual. (NEXT) 95% Deceptive: COVID Vaccine Efficacy & Medical Betrayal How statistical sleights of hand betrayed the heart and soul of medicine. Dr. Benjamin Kaplan-Singer, MD. January 25, 2022 COVID Combat Zones We are in the midst of informational and narrative warfare. All things COVID are active combat zones. Within this, vaccines are the most polarizing, controversial, hot button issue. On one extreme are those who believe COVID vaccines should be mandatory whether that is accomplished by: applying censorship, public shaming, and cancel culture to stifle dissent; making employment, school enrollment, travel, and private/public event participation contingent on vaccination status; threatening to remove licenses from medical professionals; or even going door-to-door with armed enforcers. (Yes, I have heard this suggested on multiple occasions.) On the other extreme are those who believe COVID vaccines are a bioweapon being used for depopulation, soul-harvesting, and to socially engineer a technocratic, totalitarian, panopticon state. Most people are in the center, doing their best to make sense of the risks and benefits of vaccination and early treatment options in order to make informed choices for themselves and their families. On November 16, 2020 NIH announced “Promising Interim Results from Clinical Trial of NIH-Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine” reporting “the candidate was safe and well-tolerated and noted a vaccine efficacy rate of 94.5%.”1 The New England Journal of Medicine published the trial on February 4, 2021 where it reported “94.1% efficacy.”2 On December 10, 2020 Pfizer and BioNTech announced “Publication of Results from Landmark Phase 3 Trial of BNT162b2 COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate in The New England Journal of Medicine,” reporting “the vaccine candidate was well tolerated and demonstrated 95% efficacy in preventing COVID-19 in those without prior infection 7 days or more after the second dose.”3 The New England Journal of Medicine published the trial on December 31, 2020 reporting the vaccine was “95% effective in preventing Covid-19.”4 From “95% effective” it is a short cognitive leap to: When X% of the population vaccinates, COVID will (mostly) disappear When COVID (mostly) disappears life will return to normal(-ish) Vaccination protects the vulnerable People have a social responsibility to vaccinate The social contract means to participate in society you must vaccinate Trials showed the vaccines are safe, therefore the vaccines are safe The benefits of the vaccines clearly outweigh the risks The unvaccinated are overburdening hospitals If you do not vaccinate you are overburdening hospitals Overburdening hospitals kills innocent people The unvaccinated are the ones spreading COVID If you do not vaccinate you are killing someone's grandma or immunocompromised child Trust the science, trust the experts The unvaccinated are spreading misinformation The unvaccinated are anti-science, brainwashed, delusional conspiracy theorists, ignorant, selfish assh*les Anyone who questions vaccines should be shamed, censored, canceled, or penalized Relative Deception The “95% effective” frame comes from Pfizer-BioNTech's published trial and refers to a specific statistical measurement called relative risk reduction Of note, the trials did not look at: the effectiveness of the vaccine on hospitalizations, deaths, or transmission; on the effect of confirmed cases of COVID beyond 2 months post-vaccination; safety beyond 2 months; in addition, the control group did receive vaccination in what is called “crossover” which makes medium and longer term safety data very difficult, if not impossible, to ascertain. Furthermore, for trial results to translate to real world conditions we must make at least two assumptions: that the population being vaccinated is comparable to the population in the study and that the virus does not evolve in a way that reduces vaccine effectiveness. Keep in mind, the absolute risk reduction from these trials refers to the average decreased risk an individual has of getting a confirmed case of COVID (i.e. it does not confer information about hospitalization, death, transmission, nor “long COVID”) within a certain time window after vaccination. Absolute risk reduction is the best available measurement, but only conveys the average reduction in risk for the average individual in the trial. Pfizer-BioNTech's “95% effective” vaccine reduces risk on average by 0.84% Moderna-NIH's “94% effective” vaccine reduces risk on average by by 1.2% Gamaleya's “91% effective” vaccine reduces risk on average by 0.93% J&J's “67% effective” vaccine reduces risk on average by 1.2% AstraZeneca–Oxford's “67% effective” vaccine reduces risk on average by 1.3% As you can clearly see, there is no correlation between the espoused effectiveness of a vaccine based on its relative risk reduction, and how much the vaccine decreases your personal risk of a confirmed case of COVID based on absolute risk reduction. Given the COVID vaccines reduce an individual's risk of a confirmed case within a certain time window after vaccination by 0.84-1.3% – which some people will consider a marginal benefit – obvious questions ensue.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the 1958 drama, "The Defiant Ones." The film tells the story of two escaped prisoners, one white and one black, who are shackled together and who must co-operate in order to survive. It stars Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis.
Black Scotus nominee…; South Africa is rising in America, Sen. Hirono doesn't care about the rule of law. — Kevin from Florida speaks on South Africa and what it was like after apartheid. He speaks on the rise in crime and blames the pandemic. Josh from Georgia says being in the wilderness is being lost in the thoughts and mind. Denny from Bulgaria speaks on a story that proves the importance of family.
Mike's daily visit with legendary Dallas/Ft. Worth talk show host Mark Davis of 660AM The Answer has become appointment listening. Here's today's segment: Neil Young went to Spotify & demanded that Joe Rogan be banned or he would pull his music from the platform. Spotify responded by taking down Neil Young's music. Also, Democrats are obsessing about how Joe Biden must choose a Black woman to replace Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court. Where will all this lead? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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The Simone's are back! We kick off Season 3 by catching up on events that turned our world upside down the last 2 years. We had some pretty big life changes and we know you did too. We review some moments in time during lockdown and discuss news in pop culture, and how Black folks reimagined travel in 2020. This episode was recorded at Stay Diff Studios in Oakland, CA. You can watch the full video on our Youtube page @ Wokeland Podcast.
Last week, Academy Award winning actor Regina King lost her only child to death by suicide. The tragic loss of a loved one to suicide is a pain far too many have endured. We speak with Dr. Michael Lindsey, Executive Director, NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research about rising suicide rates among young people of color. Dr. Lindsey served as Chair of the Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health which presented its research to Congress on behalf of the Congressional Black Caucus to call attention to the crisis of increasing numbers of suicide deaths amongst Black youth in the United States. The study, Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America, addressed issues surrounding awareness, accessibility to mental health services, prevention, and policy.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will be retiring. What do you make of Biden's promise to nominate a Black woman to replace Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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For weeks, Joe Biden's presidency has been dragged down by a stalled agenda, spiraling inflation, lousy poll numbers and an angry base accusing him of not delivering on his promises. Wednesday delivered a much-needed jolt with the news that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire at the end of this term. It's a chance for the White House to pivot from the spate of bad news and rally depressed Democratic voters. Perhaps more importantly, it presents a chance for Biden to prove to Black voters — who rescued his 2020 campaign — that he can deliver for them. Subscribe to POLITICO Playbook. Raghu Manavalan is the Host of POLITICO's Playbook. Jenny Ament is the Senior Producer of POLITICO Audio.
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Oil drilling in Los Angeles is on the way out. The city council has voted unanimously to ban new oil and gas wells and to phase out existing ones over the next 20 years. Gas stoves have greater health and climate impacts than scientists previously thought. That's according to a new study out of Stanford University. Reporter: Laura Klivans, KQED California is the first state in the nation to examine how to compensate Black residents for centuries of racial injustice. The state's Reparations Task Force meets this week to further study how the impacts of slavery are felt today and to ask several daunting questions about how to remedy the harm. Guest: Christina Kim, Racial Justice and Social Equity Reporter, KPBS
Today we have the award-winning actress, director, producer, entrepreneur and activist by the name of Eva Longoria.Eva Longoria has long established herself as one of the most sought after television directors in Hollywood. Named by Variety as one of their most anticipated directors of 2021, Longoria continues to hone her craft, seek new projects, and expand opportunities for others by paving the way for future women and minority producers, directors and industry leaders in Hollywood and beyond.Her strong work ethic coupled with her passion for storytelling has led to a pivotal moment as she prepares for the release of her feature film directorial debut with Flamin' Hot. She recently wrapped production for the highly anticipated Searchlight biopic about the story of Richard Montañez and the spicy Flamin' Hot Cheetos snack for which she beat out multiple high profile film directors vying for the job.Eva became well known worldwide thanks to Desperate Housewives, where she played a main character, Gabrielle Solis.In my journeys as a colorist, VFX and post production supervisor I had the pleasure of working on a film Eva starred and produced Without Men years ago. I had a ball working on it.The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas. The only men left in town for years are the priest and Julio who was disguised as a woman.As an trailblazing actress, director, producer, entrepreneur and activist, Eva Longoria has become one the most significant trailblazers behind the camera. For over a decade, she has been directing and choosing projects that have purpose and are focused on elevating the stories of the Latinx and other underrepresented communities.Eva past television directing credits include the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary Versus, as well as episodes of Ashley Garcia: Genius In Love, Grand Hotel, Black-ish, The Mick, LA to Vegas, Jane the Virgin, Telenovela, Devious Maids, Latinos Living the Dream, and the short films Out of the Blue and A Proper Send-Off.She was also nominated for a 2021 Daytime Emmy for her directing work on Ashley Garcia: Genius In Love.As a Global Brand Ambassador for L'Oreal Paris for over 15 years, Longoria has become a frequent director of the brand's commercials, she recently upped the ante by self-directing the first ever hair color TV commercial created at home on a smartphone at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.Eva has also contributed writing to publications on the subject of education. She also has a contract with L'Oreal and has been named one of the most beautiful people. Her latest documentary La Guerra Civil is in this year's Sundance Film Festival.This feature-length documentary follows the epic rivalry between iconic boxers Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez in the 1990s sparked a cultural divide between Mexican nationals and Mexican-Americans. A chronicle of a battle that was more than a boxing rivalry, and examining a fascinating slice of the Latino experience in the process.Here some of why Eva took on this film:“In the Mexican and Mexican-American communities, boxing is so much more than a sport. It is a cultural expression of who we are. The 1996 “Ultimate Glory” fight between Julio César Chávez and Oscar De La Hoya will forever be an iconic memory in our lifetimes. At the time, Chávez was a Mexican national hero entering the 100th professional fight of his career and De La Hoya was a Mexican-American boxer about to enter his prime.Given the distinct differences between these two men and their respective fandoms, nowhere has a rivalry been more intense while also transcending borders to bring everybody together to root for the art of boxing. Many of these same issues of cultural identity dramatically parallel what we are dealing with in our world 25 years later.This is why I wanted to tell this story: to remind people that we can find commonalities amid our differences to bring us back together.”Eva and I discuss her struggles coming up as an actress, transitioning into directing and producing and her new film La Guerra Civil.Enjoy my conversation with Eva Longoria Bastón.
Dr. Tiffanie Tate Moore was born and raised in Compton, CA and is a true survivor. She has survived a tough childhood with drug addicted parents and being shot in the back during a drive-by shooting as a kid, but she went onto graduate college at UC Santa Barbara where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in cellular and developmental biology, with a Black studies minor. After earning her medical doctorate degree from Meharry Medical College and completing her OB/GYN Internship at Naval Medical Center San Diego, she went on to serve as a General Medical Officer for the Sea Bees. She served during Operation Enduring Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism. Dr. Moore completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, and practiced for 20 years before sustaining a hand injury that led to her medical retirement. Her life experiences, including those she's shared with her friends, have overflowed into FloweTry. After a hand injury forced her to retire from her beloved job as an OB/GYN in 2019, Dr. Moore faced yet another challenge. After spending more than half of her life working toward and achieving a goal of becoming a physician, She went through a depression. Dr. Moore immersed herself in her children, her church, walking, writing, and helping with women's health issues through her sorority and community churches. Her injuries coupled with six surgeries in two years left her with mobility limitations and chronic pain. And yet, she continues to walk in half-marathons despite tremendous physical discomfort. The ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable hurdles seems to be woven into Dr. Moore's DNA. But she says she draws her strength and resilience from a much more powerful force. “God is still speaking to us in this day and age; we just need to open our spiritual eye and ear to see and hear Him,” Dr. Moore says. In addition to leaning on her faith, Dr. Moore began writing as an outlet for her emotions. Her new book, FloweTry: A Collection of 108 Poetic Flows on Life, Love, and Liturgical Issues, candidly and poignantly dives into the topics of our times, including COVID, politics, Black history and police brutality. She also speaks of love and community, and includes an entire section of verses intended to encourage readers to take a closer walk with Christ.
This week, David Ortiz was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, while Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds did not make the cut. This means that Clemens and Bonds will no longer be on the main voting ballot going forward and their chances of ever making it into the hall of fame are slim. Many baseball fans and writers have voiced their anger over somewhat arbitrarily denying these greats entry into the hall over their use of performance enhancing drugs while allowing many other players who either used steroids or otherwise bent the rules. In other sports news, the Super Bowl is just weeks away, and while much of the current attention is on the big name musicians playing the halftime show, the NFL is still failing to hire and keep Black coaches, cementing its status as a league that profits off of Black athletes without investing in Black leaders at the highest levels. We speak with Burn It All Down co-host Amira Rose Davis about these stories and everything else happening in the sports world as we head towards February.
Kelsi and Chanel kick off season three with Desiree Booker from Colorvizion Lab. Desiree specializes in helping ambitious Black women pivot into fulfilling careers. She shares her insights on applying to jobs, negotiating salaries, investing in new skills and more!More about Desiree:Prior to assuming her role as CEO, Desiree held various DEI, recruiting, and communications roles at global brands such as NBCUniversal, WarnerMedia, MSNBC, and Gartner. She's become known for her down-to-earth personality, no-BS coaching style, and innovative diversity recruiting strategies that enable companies to authentically connect with diverse talent.IG: @desireedbooker
Want to advertise on the show? Email the ladies at firstname.lastname@example.org Elle, KB and Shug discuss a wide range of topics from the death of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. National President to the shortage of school teachers and supporting staff. Also check out the live interview with our Dope, Gifted and Black honoree, Ms. Deanne Hale of Saving Our Lives Referral Service. Be sure to head over to www.savingourlives.com for more information! It's an episode you don't wanna miss! Be sure to listen to and share this episode. Leave a comment by emailing the ladies at email@example.com. Also, connect with the ladies on all social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) and listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon, and Google Play. Episode Produced By: DJ KB Music Mix By: @djsolebrother (Instagram)
How does the country's history affect the present — and how can we envision a more just future for everyone? Join us this month on Justice Matters as host Sushma Raman talks with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, a noted historian and professor at Harvard Kennedy School, as they discuss the legacy of slavery; the intersection of racism, economic inequality, and criminal justice; and the importance of creating anti-racist institutions. Dr. Muhammad directs the Institutional Anti-Racism and Accountability Project at the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School, is the former director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture — a division of the NY Public Library and the world's leading library and archive of global Black history — and is the award-winning author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America.
Now that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, President Biden has a chance to deliver on his promise of nominating a Black woman to the high court. With the mid-term elections looming, how much pressure are Democrats facing to quickly get a confirmation through? And the U.S. is calling on Russia to respond to diplomacy while also sending weapons to Ukraine. What's Russia's next move? Plus, GDP data come out today. What will it tell us about the overall health of the U.S. economy?
On this edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank Morano is more fun than a barrel of monkeys, but not nearly as contagious as a truck of them. Joe Rogan's on canceling block and we discuss his fate. Frank invites Sgt. Joseph Imperatrice, Founder of Blue Lives Matter talk about NYC Police officers shot in NYC and around the country. Jimmy Church, radio, film and television Host for the Game Changer Network and the host of “Fade to Black” contacts us from somewhere else in the galaxy. And the AC Report welcomes recently elected Bruce Weekes, City Councilman-at-large in Atlantic City and Founder of the Northside Small Business Academy.
On Wednesday, it was revealed that Justice Stephen Breyer, the senior member of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, will retire from the bench. Democrats, and many on the left, will have breathed a sigh of relief. His decision has given President Biden the chance to nominate a successor while Democrats control the Senate. We take a look at the legacy of Justice Breyer's time on the court, why he chose to retire now and how President Biden might decide on his successor. Guest: Adam Liptak, a Supreme Court reporter for The New York Times.Want more from The Daily? For one big idea on the news each week from our team, subscribe to our newsletter. Background reading: Justice Breyer has announced that he will retire from the Supreme Court bench upon the confirmation of his successor.President Joe Biden and his legal team have spent a year preparing for this moment: the chance to make good on his pledge to name the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. For more information on today's episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
AP sources: Justice Breyer to retire; Biden has pledged to name a Black woman to fill vacancy; Dallas police will get $1.4 million for program to evaluate officers' use of force; Dallas police will get $1.4 million for program to evaluate officers' use of force; Free N95 mask distribution starts this week at select North Texas pharmacies; Dallas strip clubs, sex-based businesses now have to close between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.
* This is one of our favorite episodes*This week, we are joined by theologian and essayist, Candace Marie Benbow. whose work lies at the intersections of beauty, faith, feminism, and culture. Together, we discuss Black luxury, the danger Kevin Samuels poses to the community, and question if women's sexual liberation is being packed for male consumption. For our main topic, we deep dive into Candace's book, Red Lip Theology, where she invites us to pave our own unique pathways to righteousness through activism, feminism, radical authenticity, and freedom. Join us.Follow Candice: IG & Twitter: @candicebenbowPurchase her book: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/665375/red-lip-theology-by-candice-marie-benbow-foreword-by-melissa-harris-perry/ `Wesbite: https://candicebenbow.com Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsSong credit: Hold Me As I Land https://music.apple.com/us/album/hold-me-as-i-land/1424924009?i=1424924528
142: Understanding the Impact of Identity for Nonprofit Leaders (Nneka Allen)SUMMARYWe are all responsible for the environments we create. And they should all be equitable. Nonprofit leaders clearly understand the impact of identity on an organizational culture and equity outcomes. In episode #142 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, Nneka Allen, a descendant of the Underground Railroad, shares her remarkable story which began years ago with her freedom-seeking ancestors and ultimately set her on the path of community movements, social change and a desire to pursue justice. Now, after more than two decades as a fundraising professional in the nonprofit sector - a predominantly white field - Nneka embraced the powerful and tragic nature of her ancestors and founded The Empathy Agency. As someone who understands better than most the power of storytelling, she demonstrates how intentional communication of mission and vison will deepen the connection with donors. She also identifies three fundamental traits true leaders with a passion for change embody. As a nonprofit leader you'll learn how to deliver more fairly on your mission through a better understanding of a dominant cultures' impact on the organizational culture. Patton and Nneka discuss how leadership teams can take purposeful steps to implement racial equity throughout the entire organization. Finally, they discuss Collecting Courage: Joy, Pain, Freedom, Love, an anthology by 15 black nonprofit professionals and their experiences enduring racism in the philanthropic sector edited by Nneka, a powerful and enlightening must read for every leader regardless of where you are on your path.ABOUT NNEKANneka Allen is a Black woman, a descendant of the Underground Railroad, an Ojibwa of Anderson Nation and a sixth generation Canadian. Born in the 70's, Nneka was raised during a time of Black power and acute political awareness. As a lover of justice, Nneka has inspired philanthropy as a fundraising executive for over 20 years. She is the principal and founder of The Empathy Agency, where she helps organizations deliver more fairly on their missions and visions by coaching teams to explore the impact identity has on culture and equity outcomes. Nneka is the founder of the Black Canadian Fundraisers' Collective. She is also an author and joint editor of a book featuring the first-person narratives of 15 Black contributors, mainly fundraisers from the US and Canada called Collecting Courage: Joy, Pain, Freedom, Love. Nneka's ultimate joy is her daughter Destiny who along with her husband Skylar, are continuing their family legacy of philanthropic activism in Canada.EPISODE TOPICS & RESOURCES Disorientation: Being Black in the World by Ian WilliamsThe Empathy AgencyBraiding Sweetgrass, My Grandmother's Hands
After 27 years, Justice Stephen Breyer will retire from the Supreme Court – allowing Biden to make good on his campaign pledge to nominate a Black woman to the highest court. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Philip Rucker, Alexi McCammond, Harry Litman, Eugene Robinson and Mike Murphy join.
KB & Matt are BACK and the James Harden x Sixers rumors continue to swirl. The guys discuss what it all might be about, Joel Embiid absolutely dominating the league, and more. Then the guys dive into the Flyers and just how terrible it is for the Orange and Black right now. Then they talk about Matt Klentak FINALLY leaving the Phillies, the Baseball Hall of Fame being a joke, and curate a view candidates for the 2021 Underground Sports Philadelphia Hall of Fame! Follow Us! Twitter: @UndergroundPHI Kyle: @KBizzl311 Matt: @mattcastorina Website: undergroundsportsphiladelphia.com Watch LIVE: FB: facebook.com/UndergroundSportsPHI Twitch: twitch.tv/undergroundsportsPHI Instagram: @undergroundphi Merch & Apparel: NEW MERCH STORE COMING SOON tomahawkshades.com | Promo Code: "USP" for 25% off at checkout! Biñho Board Referral Link: binhoboard.com/?ref=Underground manscaped.com | Promo Code: "USP" for 20% off AND free shipping statesidevodka.com | Promo Code: "USP" for 10% off the 1L Vodka Bottle (Must be 21+ to purchase. Please drink responsibly) Intro Music: Arkells "People's Champ" Outro Music: Arkells "People's Champ"
On Wednesday's Mark Levin Show, following the resignation of Justice Stephen Breyer, President Biden has said that he will nominate the first Black woman to be the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. The practice of hiring someone based on race or sex has been found to be unlawful for schools, businesses, and others but when Biden does it it's no longer a problem. The perverse ideology of American Marxism has crept into every facet of our government including the judiciary. Then, Anthony Fauci has famously flip-flopped on the mask issue multiple times and now he's getting called out in a new ad by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Fauci's lack of commitment is shielded from the public by those in the media that carry water for the Democrats. Later, in response to a guest's comment about racism being a war, MSNBC host Tiffany Cross said, " everybody needs to pick up a weapon and get involved because this is for the safety and lasting of the country.” Afterward, author Julie Kelly calls in to discuss how one federal district judge, who is angling for a spot on Biden's Supreme Court shortlist, is handing out very stiff sentences to the political prisoners of the January 6th riot at the capitol. Kelly added that previous reports that then-Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris was in the building have now been debunked.
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the fact that it is President Biden's time to make his mark on the Supreme Court with the unexpected news that Associate Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire at the end of this term. Joy and her panel discuss Biden confirming that he is committed to filling the vacancy with a Black woman, and what the GOP opposition might be. Next, the Justice Department has opened an investigation into the fake election certificates submitted by pro-Trump Republicans in seven states. In five of those states, the Republicans not only forged official documents--they also impersonated real electors in an effort to falsify the results and award Donald Trump the presidency. Plus, with Ukraine under growing threat from a Russian invasion, the United States has been clear that while there is still a diplomatic path forward to ease tensions, Russia should not test U.S. resolve to inflict severe consequences, if they choose the wrong path. Nina Khrushcheva, associate dean and professor of international affairs at the New School, joins The ReidOut to discuss. Finally, in this edition of "The Absolute Worst," Joy Reid excoriates Texas Republicans at the forefront of the book banning trend, who are in part egged on by right-wing advocacy groups rebranding their anti-intellectual, anti-history antics as "parents' rights." All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.
Antonio Brown's media tour, Drew Crime: Lauren Smith-Field, the loves of Linda Lovelace, Crypto.com robbed, Rob Schneider's new ad, and we talk to the artist behind the Kobe & Gigi Bryant statue.We're going to get another Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearing in the near future. Fun! Joe Biden said he'd nominate a Black female on the campaign trail, but some are doubting that promise.Elton John has COVID.The stock market is weird and volatile this week.Anarchy In The USA: Michael Rapaport filmed some dude stealing a bunch of stuff from a NYC Rite Aid in front of a security guard. San Francisco drivers leave their trunks open. Train robberies are back in style. Sorry, gangs. The supply chain is going great. No more monoclonal antibodies for Omicron. Two police gunned down in New York. Some idiot offered condolences to the murderer's family.Marc finally bought the right toilet paper.Things that always aggravate Mike Valenti: Advertising prices in the NFL. Mike Macdonald to the Ravens. Jim Harbaugh NFL rumors.Rob Schneider and other Bobs are the face of Bob's Discount. We're not the only radio morning show he's battled with in the past.ABNN: AB may sue the Tampa Bay for "disrespect". AB has a "high IQ".The State of the State is tonight. More people are dying in Michigan than being born.250 BCBS employees were fired for refusing the vaccine.Bob Dylan sells his entire catalog... uh... again.The Beatles Jacksons are sellouts.Matt Damon is complicit in Crypto.com's hack losses. Tom Brady's FTX commercial is HILARIOUS!Johnny Depp is selling NFTs. We take a look at Marc's shitty NFTs.Drew Crime: Lauren Smith-Fields died of an overdose and her family is suing the police department. Cardi B weighs in.The "cutest little" DoorDash driver got a really big tip.Disney caves to Peter Dinklage's criticisms of a live-action Snow White film. Drew has no idea what's going on.Trudi is stocking up on Easter candy.Happy birthday, EVH.Kobe & Gigi Bryant get a statue... at the crash site... just for today. Kobe's widow pain remains in court. We check in with the statue creator to get the story behind the statue, while BranDon is still obsessed with the non-placed Robocop statue. SLOW DOWN!Andy Windsor is taking the offensive.Kanye West claimed he saved the Kim K / Ray J sequel from public viewing.Hugh Hefner's doctor's daughter says Hugh was banging dudes. Marc brings up the dog again. Linda Lovelace nailed Johnny Carson, Elvis Presley, Desi Arnaz, John Lennon, the entire Rat Pack and many others.It's not Amway, it's Confederated Products.Spotify has picked Joe Rogan over Neil Young.Social media is dumb but we're on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (Drew and Mike Show, Marc Fellhauer, Trudi Daniels and BranDon).
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire at the end of the current term, giving President Joe Biden a crucial opportunity to replace the liberal justice. His departure gives Biden a chance to fulfill his campaign promise to nominate a Black woman to the bench. NBC's Sahil Kapur reports on how easy it will or will not be to get a Biden Supreme Court nominee through the Senate. SCOTUSBlog media editor Katie Barlow also discusses Breyer's exit and what Biden's potential nominees could mean for the Court. Evelyn Farkas, former deputy assistant secretary of defense in the Obama administration discusses how the U.S. has delivered an official response to Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of the country's potential invasion of Ukraine. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports that the omicron variant surge could be ending. She also reports on a new variant called, BA.2, ‘stealth omicron.' Plus, Neil Young has asked Spotify to remove his music because, he says, the podcaster Joe Rogan, who's also on Spotify, has been spreading misinformation about vaccines in podcasts on the service.
Justice Stephen G. Breyer will retire at the end of the current Supreme Court term. This clears the way for President Biden to make good on his campaign promise to nominate the first Black woman to serve on the court.Read more:Justice Breyer will retire from the Supreme Court, according to a person familiar with his plans. This clears the way for President Biden to reinforce the court's liberal minority and make good on a campaign promise: to nominate the first Black woman to the nation's highest court. Our Supreme Court reporter Robert Barnes says Breyer will be remembered for his willingness to compromise with his conservative colleagues — and his long-winded questions.
This week we talk to UCLA Gymnastics team members Margzetta Frazier and Sekai Wright about the ongoing situation surrounding the protection of Black team members. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Just how strong are the forces arrayed against police reform — and how far are they willing to go? In April 2019, Keith Humphrey was appointed police chief in Little Rock, Arkansas, a Southern city with a fraught history of racial division. Among the growing number of Black police chiefs, Humphrey came in with a mandate from the new mayor to implement reforms and curtail abuses. Almost as quickly as he set about to do that work, the city's “old guard,” the police union, and even cops under Humphrey's own command struck back. The aim, to many observers, was simple: to oust Humphrey.This week on Intercepted: Radley Balko joins The Intercept's Ali Gharib to talk about Humphrey's ordeal. Then Balko speaks to Little Rock civil rights attorney Mike Laux and former LRPD Lieut. Johnny Gilbert Jr. Balko, an award-winning journalist and columnist at the Washington Post, is the author of “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces” and co-author, with Tucker Carrington, of “The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South.”If you'd like to support our work, go to theintercept.com/join — your donation, no matter what the amount, makes a real difference. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Master Herbalist Karen M. Rose has dedicated her life's work to empowering individuals to reconnect to their own ancestral traditions. Over the past 20 years, she has created several outlets to offer her teachings and healing modalities to women, people of color, Black, and LGBTQX communities including the opening of her three Brooklyn shops, Sacred Vibes Apothecary, Sacred Botanica, and Sacred Spice. Karen also has a new book coming out in February called The Art & Practice of Spiritual Herbalism: Transform, Heal, and Remember with the Power of Plants and Ancestral Medicine.Karen has trained over 400 herbalists through her Spiritual Herbalism Apprenticeship program and she is also the founder of the Sacred Vibes' Annual NYC Spiritual Herbalism Conference, the Global Virtual Apprenticeship Program, and much more. In addition to offering herbal consultations, she also incorporates astrology and divination into spiritual guidance sessions. Karen has been featured in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Black Enterprise, Refinery29 and Allure Magazine, and has partnered with brands like BET and Squarespace.On this episode, Karen discusses the power of holistic herbal healing, the importance of ancestral wisdom, and plants that are particularly supportive in times of turmoil. Pam also talks about why witches are so often depicted as green, and answers a listener question about witchcraft and grief.Our sponsors for this episode are VERAMEAT, That Witch Life Podcast, Sanctuary, BetterHelp, Plum Deluxe Tea, and The Path 365And if you want more Witch Wave, please consider supporting us on Patreon to get access to bonus Witch Wave Plus episodes, Pam's monthly online rituals, and more! That's patreon.com/witchwave