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Adichie's Logic TRANscends; Green Angels; Steve King on (his) Race-MWIR 7:30pm

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Even a snow storm can't stop the Afronerd Radio machine, folks!  Welcome to the latest episode of The Mid Week in Review (MWIR) as powered by the aforementioned broadcast phenomenon.  Join your hosts, Capt. Kirk and Dburt as they use their unique and metaphysical stethoscopes to diagnose this (mid) week's latest travails:  noted feminist author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie raises the ire of many in the transgender community by questioning their place in traditional feminism; a new documentary shows a more detailed video of the infamous Mike Brown store theft incident that may have contributed to his untimely demise; a recent GQ article, highlights a thriving marijuana business that relies on women with model looks (Green Angels) to conduct sales unencumbered by police profiling; Iowa congressman, Steve King causes a stir with yet more comments about Western civilization, immigration, POC and disappearing Whiteness; picking up where we left off...is Samuel L. Jackson on to something with his recent criticism of Black Brits being optioned for American roles over homegrown talent? (or does Jackson himself, gobble up A LOT of roles-just saying); a new AtlantaBlackstar.com piece sheds light on Nigeria's burgeoning film industry (Nollywood); the University Prep Science and Math Middle School's top ranked chess program has successfully raised funds to go to the SuperNationals; And lastly, NYT columnist, Charles Blow critiques actor, Mark Ruffalo (The Avengers franchise) over a tweet regarding how to dismantle White supremacy.  Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620

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