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A weekly pod about news and issues impacting Black America from the reporters and producers at theGrio. Smart, relevant and dedicated to the culture.
Black Republicans - Y'all Alright?
There's been a long legacy of Black Republican voters. From the Colin Powells to the Candance Owens, what sets them apart and with the conservative agenda? This week on the Dear Culture Podcast, hosts Shana Pinnock and Gerren Keith Gaynor invite former Republican and conservative strategist, Shermichael Singleton, to discuss what it's like being a Black Republican in our current political climate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 3
30 min
Peace is Thicker than Blood: Letting go of toxic family during the holidays
In these exceptional times, whether through Zoom or in person, we often prep ourselves to meet our families during the holiday season. This week on the Dear Culture Podcast, hosts Shana Pinnock and Gerren Keith Gaynor discuss what it's like navigating Black family situations from folks erasing Queerness to nosy and somewhat toxic relatives always mind another person's business. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 26
31 min
A New Day: What We Need From the Next 4 Years?
This week on the Dear Culture Podcast, hosts Shana Pinnock and Gerren Keith Gaynor are back on the mic, asking the new Biden-Harris presidency, "Dear Culture, what do we need from these next four years?" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 19
30 min
Election Aftermath
Who would have thought by the end of Election week the orange man would be out of office and a Black-South Asian woman would be Vice President of the United States. As much as it's a celebration, the work is not done. Whether folks are in the city or in the country, theGrio political contributers, Dr. Christina Greer and Dr. Jason Johnson ask "Dear Culture, what does the next four years look like?" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 10
38 min
Election Night: Why Don't We Have Election Results Yet?
It's a historical election night, as the nation watches closely the fate of our presidency for the next four years, theGrio political contributors Dr. Christina Greer and Dr. Jason Johnson give their election predictions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 4
26 min
How Will We Survive This Election?
As the elections are a few days away, theGrio political contributors Dr. Christina Greer and Dr. Jason Johnson breakdown the high feelings leading to our unprecedented election. From Wisconsin's Supreme Court ruling to not accepting mailed-in ballots to the healthcare questions surrounding Covid19 becoming a pre-existing condition, this week we're asking what the hell is going on? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 29
31 min
"From the Mouth of Babes": The Black Youth Activist Movement
This week the Dear Culture Podcast, we take a moment to highlight Black youth activism throughout the decades with our dynamic duo, Shana Pinnock and Gerren Keith Gaynor. From MLK and Chaka Khan to Isra Hirsi and Yara Shahidi, young folk have been consistently pushing the dial forward.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 22
42 min
Election Are We There Yet?
As we countdown to the elections, every Tuesday night, theGrio political contributors Dr. Christina Greer and Dr. Jason Johnson breakdown the political tea and happenings of our unprecedented times. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 20
26 min
A Very Special sit-down with Kamala Harris
This week on the Dear Culture Podcast, Pulitzer Grantee journalist Natasha S. Alford has a very special sit-down with Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris. Tune in as these powerful Black women discuss the fate of politics in America. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 15
28 min
How Black Hollywood Represents Our History
This week on the Dear Culture Podcast, we focus on the role that Black Hollywood has played in the legacy of our people. We touch on movies we like, do not like and have a special sit down with Dawn Porter to discuss the iconic legacy of John Lewis. This is an episode that you don't want to miss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 8
34 min
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