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That Time We Literally Looked Back At It 🍑 (feat. ✊🏾 Nikki Giovanni, Nichole Perkins, and Savala Nolan)

That Time We Literally Looked Back At It 🍑 (feat. ✊🏾 Nikki Giovanni, Nichole Perkins, and Savala Nolan)

Back Issue - October 11, 2021 - 52:42

In our final episode of Season Two, we had to “end” it just right, by doing what we do best— looking back at it (aye!) — so we’re backing thangs up with a conversation on booty. That’s right: Tracy and Josh are investigating the history and trends around round, plump posteriors, butts, dumps and humps. They invite writer and podcaster Nichole Perkins to help define terminology around Black women and girls’ bodies and sexual agency. We learn from author, professor and speaker Savala Nolan, who teaches us about the body as a site for learning. Finally, we witness wisdom in action, as we hear from Civil Rights activist, educator, poet and writer Nikki Giovanni, who shares her own body journey and some affirmations that we could all live by.

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Remember when Monica allegedly punched Brandy right before they performed live at the MTV Video Music Awards? When Freaknik took over Atlanta, and changed the game for parties everywhere? When tasteless critics panned Mariah Carey’s Glitter? (#JusticeforGlitter!) When Beyonce told Farrah that someone could send her luggage? We do!Back Issue tells the stories behind formative moments in pop culture. In each episode we look back at some of the moments that shook us, that changed us. Join Tracy Clayton (host of Netflix’s Strong Black Legends, Mailchimp’s Going Through It) and Pineapple Street Studios Senior Producer Josh Gwynn as they reckon with some of culture’s biggest questions, from "How did we let this happen?" to ‘Why do we still love this?" Because nostalgia is more than just a feeling. Got an issue you’d like us to investigate? Hit the Back Issue Hotline at (678)-74ISSUE.