If you are awarded a grammy, you are considered to be the best artist among your peers. The problem is, the Grammys is a white-dominated organization and while it has long "included" non-white people, specifically Black people in the music business, the industry continues to support, promote and reward music that is harmful to black people in general and black women and girls specifically.
February 26, 2014
This week’s topics include:
- “A Day of Outrage and Remembrance” We Remember Trayvon Martin
- 26 states now have “STAND YOUR GROUND LAWS”
- Arizona’s Legislators have passed a bill that would allow business owners, as long as they assert their religious beliefs, to deny service to gay and lesbian customers. Who’s next? Will Gov. Brewer sign the bill?
- Should the Republican establishment denounce Ted Nugent?
Don’t be surprised if a debt collector shows up at your door demanding payment. Capital One recently announced that they “may contact you in any manner we choose,” including a personal visit to your home or your place of work. The policy caused such a stir that reportedly Capital One found itself in the uncomfortable position of having to back away from its own language. What’s Your Take? How do feel about debt collectors knocking on your door? What’s in your wallet?
Joseph “Gabe” Sonnier used to clean up after everyone at Port Barre Elementary in Port Barre, La. Now, the former janitor is the principal at that school. Black History Maker Principal Joseph”Gabe” Sonnier joins us this week !
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