Ep 169: Let’s Talk About It
In light of the tragic murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man killed by four Minneapolis police officers, Emma and Julie wanted to devote this week’s episode to a very important discussion. They first spoke about the murder, and how it cannot be seen as an isolated incident, but rather a statement as to the prevalence of racial injustice and police brutality - disproportionately against black people - in our country. They then brought on Sierra Pannell, a 23-year-old young black woman, to engage in an impactful conversation. While they recognize it is not the job of black people to educate anyone, Emma and Julie firmly believe in the concept of giving space to those voices that aren’t always heard. As you’ll hear in the episode, they got to know Sierra back in February, and it was an honor to be able to share their platform with her. Emma and Julie then engaged in a conversation on white privilege, their experience in educating themselves on it, and how they can continue to learn more. The episode concluded with a passage reading from ‘White Fragility.’Sierra’s Podcast:H.O.E.S Talkin Shows Resources Below: Donate:Reclaim The BlockCampaign ZeroBlack Women’s Health ImperativeGeorge Floyd Memorial FundBlack Visions Collective Visit:www.justiceforbigfloyd.comwww.change.org Educate:I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - Maya AngelouTheir Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale HurstonWhite Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism - Robin DiAngeloWhite Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack - Peggy McIntoshTime: The Kalief Browder Story (Netflix)13th (Netflix)
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About The Show
From the viral Instagram account @CommentsByCelebs comes the much awaited Comments By Celebs Podcast. Emma Diamond & Julie Kramer, the creative minds behind the account and self-proclaimed celeb experts, talk all things pop culture. Having a hard time keeping up with your favorite stars? They’re here to keep you informed. On Monday, Emma and Julie do a general pop-culture breakdown of everything that transpired in the last week. They come prepared with the facts, timelines, and analytical discussions - leaving you feeling like an expert. The second episode of the week is a ‘Kardashian Bonus Show,’ where Emma and Julie recap throwback and new episodes of KUWTK. The week’s last episode - dedicated to all things Bravo - is hosted by Emma and Isabel Greenberg, the third member of the CBC team. They break down any news in the Bravo world, as well as give detailed and analytical episode reactions. It’s your one stop shop for everything Bravo. Between the extensive research done for each episode and these women’s organic and close friendships, this is the perfect way to get completely caught up, while feeling like you’re hanging out with your friends.