Mar 25, 2021
Ep 118 of Real Black News features Award-winning DJ and Community Organizer, DJ Kuttin Kandi, who joins the podcast to discuss coalition building in light of the rise of hateful violence against Asian-Americans. She discusses her work uniting with the Black Community via the Asian Solidarity Collective and the tough conversations both communities need to have to build trust, heal tensions, and unite coalitions necessary to effectively fight White Supremacy. While French journalist Epee Dingong zooms in from Paris to report on Europe’s recent lockdowns due to COVID, the Variants, and Europe’s vaccine distribution drama. Other topics include the rise of ethnic studies curriculums in high schools across the country, cannabis companies partnering with HBCUs, Black child geniuses in Chicago, and more of the top five empowering Black news stories of the week.