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Usher Teams Up To Create a Drama Series, White Republican Speaks At NAACP Event, Amanda’s Trip To Belize, and More from The Amanda Seales Show

podcast February 20, 2024


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Amanda delves into a controversial Florida law leading to permission slips for students to hear a book “written by an African American.” The episode covers a diverse array of topics, from voting and venting to Fani Willis’ testimony in the Trump case, featuring engaging discussions and even Destiny’s Child-inspired voting mantras. Amanda explores the evolving dynamics between teachers and parents, reflecting on a video about a teacher confiscating a student’s phone. The episode also touches on the NYPD dance team, Rachel Dolezal’s firing, and features a weekend recap of Amanda’s Belize trip, culminating in a thought-provoking discussion on how “Black” individuals feel in various contexts.

 

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FOLLOW ALONG AS WE COVER:  

(3:08) – BLACKURATE NEWS

More confusion abounds in Florida thanks to a “parental rights” law that led to permission slips being sent home to parents at a Miami elementary school asking parents to sign and give permission to allow their children to hear a guest speaker read a book “written by an African American.”

 

(8:35) – VOTING AND VENTING

 

(12:08) – 60 SEC HEADLINES

STORY 1: Judge Arthur Engoron hit Donald Trump with his biggest punishment to date, in a ruling that fined the former president $355 million for fraudulently inflating the values of his properties.

 

STORY 2: Usher is teaming up with a division of Universal Studio Group to develop a drama series about Black love in Atlanta that will explore music, style, sex, romance and secrets that threaten to tear relationships apart.

 

STORY 3: Yale University has issued a formal apology for its historical ties to slavery. It’s a part of their “ongoing work to understand its history and connections to slavery.”

 

STORY 4: Wyclef Jean has confirmed that the Fugees are resuming their reunion tour after overcoming past issues.

 

(15:56) – OUR PHONE LINES ARE OPEN 24/7… SO CALL US ANYTIME TO CHIME IN ON ANY OF OUR TOPICS… 1 855 AMANDA 8… THAT’S 1 855 262 6328.

 

(17:13) – WE UP, WE UP, WE UP! HAPPY BIRTHDAY to:

 

(19:33) – BLACKURATE NEWS: the testimony of Fani “whatchu talkin’ ‘bout” Willis!

(25:06) – KICK OFF GROUP CHAT TOPIC OF THE WEEK

 

(31:07) – BIG UP, LET DOWN

BIG UP – BIG UP to the ancestors… for getting Rachel Dolezal fired during Black History month

 

LET DOWN – LET DOWN TO THE PITIFUL, STIFF, UNNECESSARY NYPD DANCE TEAM

 

(35:54) – AND ANOTHER THING!

 

(37:26) – WE UP, WE UP, WE UP!! IT’S WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE. HOW BLACK DO YOU FEEL?

 

(39:35) – WEEKEND RECAP Amanda shares about her trip to Belize.

 

(48:29) – HOW BLACK DO YOU FEEL

(48:12) – WE’LL GO TO THE PHONE LINES.

 

(51:26) – Word of the day is… Fathom

(53:44) – POLITICIANS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS

Kentucky State Representative Jennifer Decker A White Republican recently made headlines after she spoke at an NAACP event.

(57:34) – Thanks for listening!

 

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