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Covid-19 spikes, Stimulus package talks, Portland protests, AOC called a b*tch and Monique’s lawsuit

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This week on our Weekly Check In with Lisa Durden, we cover topics on current affairs.

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White Women Call Out Karens. Is saying Karen the same as calling Black people N_ggers?

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“Karen, come out to play . . .” Lisa Durden tackles an old phenomenon with a new name. What is a Karen? A white women who weaponizes their whiteness, gender and privilege for the harm of Black people and furthering white supremacy.

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#FREEGRACE campaign sparks conversation around race, gender and class for Black girls and the justice system

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Youth incarceration is a serious issue for Black girls. As is the case of Grace, a special needs high schooler who served months in a detention center after not completing online work during a pandemic. Lisa Durden gets into this issue on her podcast. 

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Where do we go from here? Notes on the Oprah Winfrey town hall, part 2 | Podcast

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In the second discussion that breaks down Oprah Winfrey’s town hall discussing hundreds of demonstrations that racked America, Lisa Durden podcast continues to explore topics that emerged during weeks of intense protests around the country

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Rising unemployment, stimulus check, boycotts, BREATHE Act, birth control, a Karen bites the dust, Nick Cannon and the Red Table Talk catches fire | Podcast

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Another week covering a range of current affairs, we dig into critical issues of the nation, and some entertainment news.

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Where do we go from here? Notes and discussions on Oprah Winfrey’s town hall | Stop Brutalizing Black Bodies Podcast

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At the height of the George Floyd Protests, Oprah Winfrey dug into her journalistic roots to host a town hall discussing hundreds of demonstrations that racked America. Lisa Durden assembled a group of Black women in the media to critique it.

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Women murdered in the US military, Covid-19 impacts schools to NFL’s Black National anthem pledge

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Diving into another week of current affairs, our Lisa Durden weekly check in covers independence day celebrations, the EU ban on US travelers, and what are we going to do with these “Karens.”

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Justice for Breonna Taylor | Stop Brutalizing Black Bodies Podcast

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The cops involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor in a no-knock warrant by Louisville, Kentucky officers stir a discussion on Black women and state-sanctioned violence.

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George Floyd’s Execution & Police Accountability | Stop Brutalizing Black Bodies Podcast

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In this episode of “Stop Brutalizing Black Bodies,” podcast the panel discusses police accountability in the era of protests against police killings.

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Stop Brutalizing Black Bodies | Podcast

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Stop Brutalizing Black Bodies, a new platform launched by Lisa Durden, aims to amplify Black voices, unapologetically.

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