Episode 40: Cheeky Devil

This week, Tamu and Mallory continue to be confounded by life as we know it. Tamu learns that it is okay to allow herself space and permission to grieve, be angry, be joyful, be sad during this time of dramatic shifts in culture. Mallory, who is reeling from making her leg 13mm longer, really wants to be Scottish. Also, enjoy the 5 minutes of laughter that hearkens back to a simpler time in 2019.

Moral to the Story: Sometimes, take a moment and turn your underwear around.

Never-ending Very Special Moral to the Story: Arrest the police officers who murdered Breonna Taylor!

Other fun Topics Discussed:

Episode 38: My Heart Belongs to Rona

This week in current events discussions, Tamu and Mallory talk Covid-19 and insanity of not wearing masks.

Moral to the Story: The fabric of America is so worn, it is see-through!

Second Moral to the Story: Wear a G-damn mask!

Very Special Moral tot he Story: Arrest the police officer who murdered Breonna Taylor!

One Fun Thing During This Abysmal Time:

Mallory details the SECOND time she was hit on in her building.

DONATE! DONATE! DONATE!

Minneapolis is getting its ONLY Black-owned bookstore (ain’t that some sh!t?). Please Check out Black Garnet Books and donate to their Go Fund Me they are soooo close to their goal.

Episode 37: Floundering

The ladies admit they are not okay and just getting by these days. They continue their conversation about how they have been impacted by the exposure of America’s dirty not-so-secret history of white supremacy and systemic racism. Also Mallory got asked on a date in these Covid times!

Moral to the Story: BLACK TRANS LIVES MATTER!

Bonus Moral to the Story: ARREST THE COPS WHO KILLED BREONNA TAYLOR!

 

One Fun Thing:

Back when we were just trying to survive Covid isolation, Tamu and Mallory were invited to record a quarantine YouTube episode with The Meme-ing of it All podcast. It was a lot of fun. The ladies introduced the Meme-ing crew to all sorts of interesting dildos from Bad Dragon. Check it out if you need a 25 minute break from the heaviness of the world.

Don’t Forget: DONATE, DONATE, DONATE!

  • Reclaim the Block has a Google doc listing Minneapolis/St.Paul organizations you can donate to.
  • The Strategist has a comprehensive list of organizations that you can support based on your interests.
  • Donate locally to ensure funds get where they are most needed.

Episode 36: The Long & Bitter but Beautiful Struggle

Tamu and Mallory have a conversation about the devastating and change-making events that have rocked their Twin Cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul, the nation, and the world in the past three weeks.

Moral to the Story: BLACK LIVES MATTER!

DONATE, DONATE, DONATE!

  • Reclaim the Block has a Google doc listing Minneapolis/St.Paul organizations you can donate to.
  • The Strategist has a comprehensive list of organizations that you can support based on your interests.
  • Donate locally to ensure funds get where they are most needed.

Be an ALLY:

  • Check out Justice in June. It offers three learning plans for anyone hoping to spend the month taking a step to “becoming an active ally to the black community.” Choose how much time you have per day — 10, 25 or 45 minutes — and the learning plan tells you what media to consume.
  • Watch Ibram X. Kendi discuss How to Be an Antiracist.
  • Watch Dr. Robin DiAngelo discuss White Fragility.
  • Watch Franchesca Ramsey’s 5 Tips for Being an Ally.