Tag Archives: respectability politics

Episode 67: A Little Shifty

Kat and Bill begin with the Summer Edition of Slay or Nay. They then go into the infamous but possible fictional Willie Lynch speech of 1712. They end the show with a new segment called Nappy Hair, Don’t Care where they just straight up talk about Black hair… deal with it.

Read Willie Lynch’s Speech Here

Episode 65: Friendshipping UnLearned

Kat and Bill join Jenn and Trin in answering your friendship questions.

Episode 64: Republicans’ Personal Stylist

Kat and Bill start the episode with the newer segment Y’all Trying It where they go in on Bill Clinton, the no reach pouch and conservatives canceling their Netflix accounts. They then go in on these deplorable child interment camps and those implicit in allowing/defending them. They finish up with a little Pride talk. Happy Pride Month, UnLearners!!!

Episode 61: People Be Wilin’

Kat and Bill discuss Bill Cosby’s conviction, Kanye’s journey into the sunken zone and Janelle Monae’s glorious coming out. In the main segment, they discuss the consequences of being Black in White spaces and finish discussing the first Black female soldier, Cathay Williams.

Episode 55: Black Ass History Month

In this episode, Kat and Bill request that people keep pussy hats off of Harriet Tubman’s Harlem statue, stop acting like they don’t understand the concept of colorism and provide us with reparations. This episode begins a very exciting Black Ass History Month.

Episode 54: Steaming Hot Takes

Kat forgot to turn on Bill’s mic for the first 10 mins of the episode. She tried to fix in post production so please refrain from dragging her on audio quality.

Kat and Bill introduce a new segment: Hot Takes on Hot Trash where they let loose on the current events. Kat then demands for Bill to explain why men are trash in their main segment. Lastly in This week in Black Superhero, Kat expresses her love for the representation of Black people in this genre.

Episode 35: Not Today, Damn Cheeto Devil

This week in Presidential transition:
Michelle’s epic side eye
Will Trump ban Black History Month?

Main Segment: Finding Space in Political/Social Movements
Women’s March
Read Lakeshia Robinson’s story

Where do we fall in this movement?

Opting out of White Feminism:
Concept two out of six: Intersectionality

Episode 29: Your Terms on Your Terms

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.

Episode 13: Take a Seat, Alabama

Mesha and Kat discuss how far people will take free speech and the right to assemble.

Episode 7: Texas Toast

Kat and Mesha prepare you a metaphorical sandwich with thick slices of bread and a not so meaty center.