PodCapers Ep. 155: Black Lives Matter Continued and POC in Film with Archit Tripathi and Lindiwe Ngwevela

We’re talking about this again because we need to talk about this again. We can’t stop talking about this. Scott is joined by Archit Tripathi and Lindiwe Ngwevela to discuss where the Black Lives Matter movement is right now, the responses to it, and the greater problems within the film industry concerning race. Once again, please take the time to check out the links below and support the people working to make a better world. Thank you.

Great black podcasts to listen to:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blackcomicschats-podcast/id1013283715?mt=2 – Black Comics Chat

https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/bynk-radio-inc/carefree-black-nerd – Carefree Black Nerd: all about representation in comics/media

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hard-n-o-c-life/id1061825543?mt=2 – Nerds of Color, discussing various matters of nerd/pop culture

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nerds-of-prey/id1078912913?mt=2 – Nerds of Prey, all female panel of nerdy black women

SERIOUS Podcasts:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/23/podcasts/1619-slavery-anniversary.html – 1619 Project podcast by NY Times

https://crooked.com/podcast-series/what-a-day/ – News podcast that covers stories that often slip through the cracks in mainstream media, particularly stories relating to race, inequality, and civil rights

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-a-black-woman/id1349812182 – Excellent podcast featuring a black female perspective on real issues affecting black lives

BLM Support:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019 – Official BLM donations page

https://action.aclu.org/give/now – Official ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) donation page

https://www.naacpldf.org/ – NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Legal Defense Fund

https://www.communityjusticeexchange.org/nbfn-directory – National Bail Relief Fund: Bail is used as a way to keep impoverished communities incarcerated

https://www.timeout.com/usa/news/how-to-donate-to-bail-out-funds-in-30-different-u-s-cities-060520 – A more localized list of bail funds in various cities

https://www.knowyourrightscamp.com/legal – Provides education and legal defense against police brutality nationwide

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Edited by Alexandra Mirabal

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