It’s the end of the season and Mesha and Kat have senioritis! They freestyle the episode and discussed all things trash. Mesha explores her conflicting feelings about Kelly Ann Conway while Kat strives to become a carefree black girl.
This week in Presidential transition:
Michelle’s epic side eye
Will Trump ban Black History Month?
Main Segment: Finding Space in Political/Social Movements
Read Lakeshia Robinson’s story
Where do we fall in this movement?
Opting out of White Feminism:
Concept two out of six: Intersectionality
As Mesha’s mom always says “You can be a bitch if you want to, you can cut a bitch if you need to.” Kat and Mesha explore morality and if forgiveness should be given freely and without question. Far to often, those who are disenfranchised are expected to take the high road during times of conflict but Kat and Mesha think that just because they go low, doesn’t necessarily mean you have to go high. They also discuss Trump’s latest appointees in This Week in Politics
Kat and Mesha process and grieve the results of the election. This doesn’t stop them from being petty and talking about how Trump’s face is as offensive to look at as his policies and views are to hear. They discuss ways to fight oppression and urge people to not slut shame Melania Trump because her husband is a fuckboy. Women are not responsible for the actions of their husbands. They also reflect on their love for the Obamas and train for the First Annual Hunger Games.
The election that no one wanted has finally arrived. As the world’s most famous democracy, why is the system still so imperfect? Kat and Mesha discuss the origin of the electoral college. During the main segment, they try to unpack internalized oppression and taking on the language of the colonizer. Lastly, they bring back Historical Fact of the Day.
Kat and Mesha brings back the segment “Best Things” where they share some of the awesome things that they are grateful to have. They recount their experiences traveling to other countries and how it helped shape their perception of America. Lastly, they remind you that cultures are not costumes and to be better this Halloween.
Water is Life. In honor of Indigenous Peoples day, Kat and Mesha discuss the current struggle of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and their fight to keep their primary water source clean as they protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Later, Kat and Mesha ponder whether going to college and gaining massive debt is truly the only route to achieve the American Dream. Kat finishes the show with a takeover of a rant with Arant where she gives all her feels about the necessity of voting in this upcoming election.
Mesha and Kat explore monogamy, non-monogamy, polyamory and polygamy.