Mark and Veralyn discuss the intersections of Black and Muslim identity and the possibilities for Non-Muslim Black and Non-Black Muslim solidarity. Segment One: On Being Black & Muslim. The Third Rail crew explore the multi-layered relationship between Islam and Black American identity. In studio guest: Naima Muhammad, aka “Queen” of the podcast Tea with Queen […]
Through this provocative lens, Mark and Veralyn explore what it looks like to show up for racial justice as a white person, and how Black people should position themselves relative to white folks figuring that out. This is a candid discussion about action and solidarity around combatting racial violence, privilege and institutionalized oppression. Segment One: […]
On this episode, we unpack the role local news plays in neighborhoods like Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights and how outlets reporting in Central Brooklyn are cover gentrification. Guest: Jarrett Murphy, Executive Editor & Publisher, City Limits Segment 1: What role does hyperlocal news play in communities like Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy? As much of what we knew of […]
Assemblymember Diana Richardson and community advocate Marlon Peterson join us on Third Rail to look at the people and identities, influencing and claiming Central Brooklyn. We start by asking are elected officials and community organizers are on the same side of community development? Then we ask what neighborhood change means to immigrant communities? #BKDTR: #Gentrification […]
Tell ‘Em Why You Mad XL: We’re taking this occasion of our first anniversary to reflect on TEWYM. What makes us pick the things we share on air? What are we mad about today? And of course, what are YOU all mad about?