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Aretha's Funeral; Cosby Actor's 2nd Gig; Black Animation & More-The Grind 6pm ET

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In between the cookouts and students lamenting their inevitable return to school, there's always our special Labor Day podcast to lend an assist with that void.  Check out our latest Grindhouse episode, as powered by the Afronerd Radio machine airing this Sunday at 6pm eastern.  The topics du jour are:  as the nation mourns the passing of two icons, our team asks why so much fuss over the hardline speech given by Rev. Jasper Williams at Aretha Franklin's funeral?; our thoughts about new show expectations (TV, streaming, movies etc) former Cosby actor, Geoffrey Owens gets "shamed" in social media for having a regular job; Dburt muses about the latest Black cinema renaissance needing to expand into animation; acting legend, Wesley Snipes teases the cyberweb with the revelation that he has been talking to Marvel about two ideas for potentially reviving the Blade franchise; we finally get to talk about the recent criticism that Disney has received regarding alleged colorism concerns with the princess Tiana character;  And lastly, large size model, Tess Holiday causes a bit of a stir for being on the cover of the latest UK Cosmopolitan magazine.  Call in LIVE at 646-915-9620.