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Whiskey & Immigrants is our new podcast which introduces listeners to regular, everyday immigrants. We hear their stories, how and why they came to America, expectations vs reality and much more. We hope you’ll join us.

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Judge of Characters: Black Men, White Wives … This Is America

Donald Glover basically broke the internet when he released his video for “This Is America,” a disturbing visual with enough interpretable art all up and through it. Even the biggest art intellectual likely needed to go back and watch it 47 times.

I know I did. But that’s a testament to good art, right? You end up consuming it more than once and discussing it at length with your friends in group text. And sometimes those discussions veer into other conversations. Well, Glover’s “This Is America” veered into his personal relationship with his baby mama, Michelle—a white woman.

Folks started sharing their disdain for Glover’s swirly love and then pushed the discussion even further by asking whether or not black men who make inherently black art lose their credibility when marrying and/or dating white women.

I’m not going to question whether or not someone in an interracial relationship can capture the true nuance of black life and make it art because, guess what? They can. I’m just wondering why all these creatively genius black men end up with white women. Also, I am not mad, just curious. Check out this week’s Judge of Characters, all about black art and white wives.

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We also produce podcasts focusing on facets of American society where we think we could use some improvement. Our new podcast Whiskey and Immigrants, in which we sit down with real immigrants to hear their stories, is now live – Subscribe on iTunes. Shortly after that we will debut a podcast unlike any other, called Unite or Die. We’re keeping the details of that one under wraps, but we think it will truly benefit society.

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