Celebrating Juneteenth
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by The Revs
2w ago
Did you know that Juneteenth is the longest-celebrated Black holiday, although it wasn't nationalized until 2020 – when George Floyd was killed? In this episode, The Revs discuss what's changed over the last four years, the holiday's roots, reparations, and more ..read more
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Drake v. Lamar
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by The Revs
1M ago
Tupac and Biggie. Lil' Kim and Nicki Minaj. Now Drake and ...what seems like everyone. Kendrick Lamar is the latest rapper to go bar for bar with Mr. OVO and fans are wondering: is it over? Is this the rap battle of rap battles? Are they promoting violence? The Revs answer this and more in this week's episode ..read more
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Women's Basketball
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by The Revs
1M ago
As Caitlin Clark , Angel Reeves, Kamilla Cardoso, and so many others' names have been buzzing for their outstanding college seasons and transitions into the WNBA, social media is saying that women's basketball is going to 'take off.' The Revs challenge this revelation to some as a relief to others, as women's college and professional basketball has been on the radar of basketball fans for years. Will 2024 set the precedent for deserved recognition, pay and attention for women in this sports and those to come ..read more
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Black Country Roots
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by The Revs
2M ago
In the wake of Beyoncé's Act II, "Cowboy Carter," music fans across the globe brought up an argument that isn't new to music: if Black artists belong in the country genre. With social media, news outlets and day-to-day conversations in an uproar on both sides of the debate, The Revs chime in on Country Music's Roots.  ..read more
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Is DEI Dead?
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by GBH
3M ago
DEI was all the rave amid BLM protests and racial tensions in America. As of the last year or so, DEI advances in colleges and Corporate America are slowly fading. Could this be the beginning to the end? The Revs discuss the issue and the solution ..read more
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Big D, Small d: Democracy
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by GBH
3M ago
As Black History Month has transitioned into Women’s History Month during this election year, The Revs discuss democracy from 1619 to 2024 to American rights and freedoms ..read more
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No More Gatekeepers
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by GBH
4M ago
As Black History Month 2024 comes to a close, The Revs discuss the importance of Black people being paid their worth, those willing to pave their own pay due to gatekeeping and who the Black gatekeepers are ..read more
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Happy Birthday, Hip Hop!
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by GBH
9M ago
The Revs reflect on where they were when hip hop started, how the genre impacted them, and how it’s evolved since 1973 ..read more
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NAACP Comes to Town
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by GBH
9M ago
The last time the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was in Boston for a national convention, was 1982. This year, they returned. After both taking their own time apart from national membership and returning, The Revs discuss the strides the NAACP has and hasn’t taken over the years ..read more
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Affirmative Inaction
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by GBH
9M ago
As the highest court of the land has reversed the legislation that once protected and allowed equal and fair consideration of groups historically discriminated against in the college admissions process, The Revs reflect on their college journeys and how this decision will affect generations to come ..read more
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