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TX Bombings; NYT Black Boy Wealth Rept; Black Scientist Vintage Pic-MWIR 7pm

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Making it simple and plain!  Check out the latest episode of the Mid Week in Review (MWIR) as powered by Afronerd Radio-airing this Wednesday at 7pm eastern.  Join your hosts (Dburt, Capt. Kirk and the "uncanny" Daryll B) as they wax about the following issues;  our thoughts about what appears to be acts of terrorism in the guise of explosive packages being found and opened by minority citizens in Austin, TX; a recent NY Times article highlights a Harvard study that posits Black boys raised in intact wealthy families still fair worse than their Whie male counterparts raised in identical circumstances (even wealthy Black girls reportedly fair better than the aforementioned African-American males); a new HuffPost piece reports on the solving of a minor mystery regarding the identity of a young Black female scientist shown in a 70s photograph; Pulitzer Prize winning NY Newsday journalist, Les Payne passes;  Brazilian activist, politician and feminist, Marielle Franco is assassinated in what appears to be in retaliation foe her outspokeness against extrajudicial killings and police brutality; on the nerd/blerd front, cyber murmurings allude to a possible appearance of the Silver Surfer in the forthcoming Avengers: Infinty War movie; And lastly, a Salon article discusses Syfy's Superman prequel, Krypton.  Call in LIVE at 646-915-9620.  

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