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Episode 47 - Seeing Ourselves in Wakanda, Even if the Oscars Refuse to Watch

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Drs. Hill and Palmer discuss Black Joy, and issues around the intersections of social justice and media. The hosts talk about What’s Going On with how #OscarsSoWhite is both institutional and a blind spot for would be white allies who fail to bring intersectionality to their feminist activism. During #RealTalk, (SPOILER ALERT) Bedford and LaMisha discuss the effects of whiteness on relationships between ethnicities within the African diaspora, by analyzing their responses to the African centered fantasy of the Black Panther’s Wakanda. 

Key Words: Black, Psychology, African, Feminist, Oscars, Black Panther, Wakanda, Get Out, Social Justice, Racism, Podcast, Black Joy