Afropunk is coming, folks! More specifcally, next week. In the interim, why not check out the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Mid Week In Review (MWIR) airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. Join your hosts, Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they discuss this (mid) week's current event laden issues: Gold medalist, Gabby Douglas continues to weather criticism from literally both sides-Black Women regarding her appearance and White racists for....well....being; famed womens HBCU, Spelman College is considering matriculating transgender females to their student body; another traffic stop resulting in the death of a Black male by police, this time in Milwaukee, Wisconsin causes riots, chaos and the customary media attention; comedian, Larry Wilmore loses the Nightly Show to cancellation; another Google algorithim proves unfavorable to Blackness; Dburt questions author, Mychal Denzel Smith's new book, Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education and other purveyors of victimization (and what exactly is "victimization " anyway?) and lastly, the trailer for Hidden Figures-the film about a group of Black female mathematicians who were instrumental in calculating the flight trajectories for the famed NASA space missions in the 60s-hit the cyberwebs. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
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