The Nod

Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings gleefully explore all the beautiful, complicated dimensions of Black life.

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Good For The Blacks

July 31, 2017

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Show Notes

Snoop Dogg has a television show with Martha Stewart. The Tyler Perry movie "Boo! A Madea Halloween" made almost $100 million at the box office. A Black man once held the nuclear codes for President Trump. Sometimes in life we have to decide if a thing is good or bad for the Culture.


RELATED LINKS


Read Vinson Cunningham’s work at The New Yorker.


Follow Aminatou Sow on Twitter.


"The Politicization of Jay-Z" by Greg Tate, Village Voice

If you are struggling to decide if something is good for the Blacks, email us at goodfortheblacks AT gimletmedia DOT com.

CREDITS


The Nod is produced by Eric Eddings, with Brittany Luse, Kate Parkinson-Morgan, and James T. Green. Our senior producer is Sarah Abdurrahman. We are edited by Jorge Just and Annie-Rose Strasser. Engineering from Matthew Boll and Cedric Wilson. Our theme music is by Calid B. Special thank you to the Jerome L. Greene Space for hosting our show. And our DJ for the night, DJ GrandDru. 


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