Is all mainstream media bad and racist? On this episode, amazing Black trans activist and writer Raquel Willis (@raquelwillis_) joins Chanelle Adams (@nellienooks) for a much-needed conversation about anti-Blackness in mainstream media. They discuss the ridiculous ways the media responded to Harambe’s death and the serious anti-Blackness in a recent Chinese detergent commercial. But it’s not all bad! Together, they discuss the powerful scenes in Roots, the new miniseries, and the positive ways it depicts Black people’s history.
Full transcript soon!