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Madness in America: Part II

TAA 0012 – C. Travis Webb and Steven Fullwood continue their conversation about what it means to be “healthy” in America. Is it possible to engage politically and maintain a reasonable amount of faith in one’s agency? C.T. WEBB 00:16 [music] Good afternoon, good morning or good evening and welcome to the American Age Podcast. Today I’m talking to Steven Fullwood again. Steven, how are you doing? S. FULLWOOD 00:23 Pretty good. Pretty good. How are you doing today, Travis? C.T. WEBB 00:26 Yeah, pretty good. Steve and I are trying a new thing where we warm up the conversation a little bit before we start recording to relax because Steve and I actually– we haven’t known each other very long at all. So I got to know him through Seph and so– S. FULLWOOD 00:41 For one dinner. C.T. WEBB 00:42 –we were kind of just feeling each other out. That’s right. That’s right. S. FULLWOOD 00:43 One dinner. C.T. WEBB 00:44 Over a great dinner. A great dinner actually [laughter]. Yeah, that’s right. That’s right. So we thought today that we would continue our conversation from last time. Not last week. So this would be too weeks ago. But we were talking about– Steven suggested a topic on just insanity, madness in America and what that means. Why are we and why are we so crazy as...

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The Blackening: Playing with Race and Racism

TAA 0020 – C. Travis Webb, Seph Rodney, and Steven Fullwood discuss Comedy Central’s recently aired skit, “The Blackening.” From dissecting the underlying racial codes, to discussing what constitutes racial “progress,” they examine some of the dynamics that allow people to play with their “blackness.”C. Travis Webb and Seph Rodney discuss whether or not its fair to ostracize intellectuals that have unfashionable opinions. Athletes and entertainers are often given a pass for unpopular opinions, why not intellectuals too? C.T. WEBB 00:00 [music] Good afternoon, good morning, or good evening, and welcome to The American Age podcast. I am talking to...

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