Oct 25, 2016
Shaun speaks with activist, writer, and Fulbright scholar Bernard Hayman about anti-Blackness, why it's useful to distinguish it from a broader term like "racism," and how easy it is to be passively anti-Black in America.
I mentioned in this episode that Microsoft had, at one time, "bailed out" Apple. I got a few things wrong. First, I meant to say "100 million dollars," but said "one million" instead. Both are incorrect; it was $150 million. Second, it turns out that Microsoft's investment was likely not intended to save Apple. Further reading: https://www.wired.com/2009/08/dayintech_0806/, http://www.zdnet.com/article/stop-the-lies-the-day-that-microsoft-saved-apple/
We talked about Derek Black, the former white supremacist wunderkind. Here's the Washington Post's initial story: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/the-white-flight-of-derek-black/2016/10/15/ed5f906a-8f3b-11e6-a6a3-d50061aa9fae_story.html
A story about the GoFundMe campaign to donate $10,000 to the North Carolina GOP: http://wncn.com/2016/10/17/group-of-democrats-create-gofundme-for-firebombed-ncgop-office-raise-13k-in-40-minutes/
The Twitter thread on Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey, and why it assumes a strictly Western point of view: https://twitter.com/jennygadget/status/787390696806158337
Constance Wu using the term "blackface employed on Asians": http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/asian-american-actresses-discuss-ghost-885890
These episodes don't happen without your support. Thank you! Pledge as little as $1 per episode at: http://patreon.com/nototally
For a no-cost way of supporting the show, do all of your Amazon shopping from nototally.com/amazon. This will take you to Amazon's front page, and every purchase you make will send a few pennies our way. Thank you!
Rating and reviewing us on iTunes is one of the most helpful things you could possibly do for us, and you can do it here: http://nototally.com/iTunes