Speak-Easy https://ricochet.com Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:04:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Ricochet Audio Network Ricochet.com support@ricochet.com Antonia Okafor, Shermichael Singleton https://cdn.ricochet.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Speak-Easy-1.png Speak-Easy https://ricochet.com no episodic 2020 by Ricochet.com 174309703 Analyzing The Breonna Taylor Verdict Analyzing The Breonna Taylor Verdict Sat, 17 Oct 2020 01:20:42 +0000
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Shermichael and Antonia speak with Editor-At-Large of Red State, Kira Davis, about the recent Breonna Taylor case decision and the public aftermath.


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S1E11. The Not So Sexy Side of Politics: The Local Level The Not So Sexy Side of Politics: The Local Level 1 11 Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:20:56 +0000
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Lenny McAllister of Red State joins Antonia and Shermichael on this episode to talk about his article ';A Most American City Becoming Increasingly Unliveable' where they talk about the decline of American cities and how a lack of interest in politics on the local level has contributed to this decline.

Read his article here: https://www.redstate.com/lenny_mcallister/2020/09/13/a-most-american-city-becoming-increasingly-unlivable/


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S1E10. Has The Church Ever Led Well When It Comes to Racial Reconciliation? Has The Church Ever Led Well When It Comes to Racial Reconciliation? 1 10 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 20:24:06 +0000
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Jemar Tisby, the New York Times Best-Selling Author of the critically acclaimed book, The Color of Compromise, joins Shermichael and Antonia to discuss the successes and failures of the Church in regards to racial reconciliation.


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S1E9. Trump or Biden, who will win in November? Trump or Biden, who will win in November? 1 9 Fri, 14 Aug 2020 21:44:20 +0000
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Rachel "The Doc" Bitecofer, Ph.D., host of Election Whisperer on YouTube and the election forecaster for the Niskanen Center, joins Speak-Easy to discuss her journey as a single mom finishing a Ph.D., her entry into election forecasting and the 2020 November presidential race.


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S1E8. Black Guns Matter Too Black Guns Matter Too 1 8 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:19:42 +0000
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Maj Toure of Black Guns Matter joins Speak-Easy to discuss the rapid growth of gun ownership among African Americans in the last few years and how the Second Amendment community can welcome new gun owners into the fold.


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S1E7. Can There Be Political Diversity Within the Pro-Life Movement? Can There Be Political Diversity Within the Pro-Life Movement? 1 7 Sun, 02 Aug 2020 19:18:42 +0000
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Co-chair of Pro-Life Voices for Trump Coalition, Christina Bennett @BlackProLifeWoman) and Charmaine Davis of The AND Campaign's new bipartisan initiative, "The Whole Life Project," join Antonia Okafor Cover this week to see if it is possible for Republicans and Democrats to see eye to eye on the pro-life movement.


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S1E6. Why Was Nick Cannon Fired? Why Was Nick Cannon Fired? 1 6 Thu, 23 Jul 2020 13:08:58 +0000
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Nick Cannon, the creator of the popular Wild ';N Out, was fired by Viacom for saying racist and anti-Semitic statements on a podcast on June 30th. Bethany Mandel, the editor of Ricochet, joins Shermichael and Antonia to breakdown the long-standing tension between some in the black and Jewish communities.


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5. Remembering Elijah McClain Remembering Elijah McClain 5 Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:25:50 +0000
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Shermichael Singleton talks about the life and death of Elijah McClain and recounts his own police encounters while growing up.


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4. Barack Obama… The Conservative? Barack Obama… The Conservative? 4 Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:10:42 +0000
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Antonia and Shermichael speak to David Swerdlick of The Washington Post, author of Obama, Conservative.


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S1E3. Is This A Moment or A Movement? Is This A Moment or A Movement? 1 3 Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:50:06 +0000
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Since its inception, BLM has caused a lot of controversies. While it has its share of supporters, it also has its share of detractors.

To discuss the criticisms behind the movement, Shermichael and Antonia interview Democrat Strategist and Johns Hopkins University Professor, Wendy Osefo, Ph.D., and Pastor Darrell Scott, senior pastor of New Spirit Revival Center and CEO of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump and the author of the upcoming book, "Nothing to Lose."


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S1E2. George Floyd and The Call to Defund The Police George Floyd and The Call to Defund The Police 1 2 Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:41:29 +0000
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After the murder of George Floyd and the protesting that quickly ensued in response, a movement has been reborn: A call to defund the police. But there's confusion about what defunding the police really looks like, leaving many wondering what it all means.

Shermichael and Antonia interview MSNBC Contributor and Professor at Morgan State University, Jason Johnson, Ph.D., and Jonathan Blanks, a visiting fellow in criminal justice at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity to get to honest answers.


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Ahmaud Arbery and the Devastating History of Lynching in America Ahmaud Arbery and the Devastating History of Lynching in America Tue, 05 May 2020 18:43:05 +0000
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The tragic death of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man that was chased and killed by two white men in Southern Georgia, has put the Black Lives Matter movement and the broader topic of racism back into the news cycle. It also has put the history of lynching and anti-lynching bills back into the spotlight. In this episode, Shermichael and Antonia discuss the history of lynching and also interview key experts in the subject of lynching in America as well as the Ahmaud Arbery case as it unfolds.


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