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The Fresh Princess of Bel-Air

Now this is a story all about how the life of actress Karyn Parsons (aka Hilary Banks) got flipped, turned upside down. And we’d like to take a few minutes—just sit right there—and we’ll tell you how she makes Black history movies with flair. RELATED LINKS To learn more about Sweet Blackberry, visit Follow…

November 13, 2017

BONUS: A Royal Good For The Blacks

This week’s bonus is a lightning round of Good For The Blacks from our Toronto live show! Brittany, Eric and special guests Vicky Mochama and Sarah Hagi discuss a topic that has taken over the tabloids. Is the relationship between American actress Meghan Markle and the UK’s Prince Harry good or bad for Black culture?…

November 6, 2017

Playing the Race Cards

Who’s Blacker: Oprah or Sojourner Truth? Producer Kate Parkinson-Morgan tells Brittany and Eric about a new game that asks players to argue what makes one person Blacker than another. THE CREDITS: The Nod is produced by Brittany Luse, with Eric Eddings, Kate Parkinson-Morgan, James T. Green and Emanuele Berry. Additional reporting and production assistance this…

October 30, 2017

Drake of the Diaspora

Drake might be proud of us, but are we proud of him? In our latest Good For The Blacks, we debate Drizzy’s sampling of the African diaspora with Vicky Mochama and Sarah Hagi.

October 23, 2017

The Cowboy Of The West Village

Brittany tells the incredible story of a person you should have heard of by now, but probably haven’t.

October 16, 2017

Gimlet Presents: Uncivil

The Nod is off this week, but Brittany and Eric are still here to present Uncivil, Gimlet Media’s newest show. Uncivil is a history podcast that goes back to the moment when the divisions in this country turned into a war. The show ransacks the official version of the Civil War—with untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance and mutiny.

October 10, 2017

BONUS: What Happens In New Orleans

In this week’s bonus episode, Brittany and Eric share the story of their recent trip to New Orleans. Because what happens in New Orleans… doesn’t stay in New Orleans, at least when it comes to these two.

October 2, 2017

Whole Hog

Brittany talks to a man who dresses and cooks like his enslaved ancestors. And Eric drags Brittany to see a famous pit.

September 25, 2017

Lawrence: Good For The Blacks?

We return to debate if the #LawrenceHive’s hero is “hella good” or “bad as f**k” with Bim Adewunmi and Aaron Edwards, recorded live at the Now Hear This Podcast Festival.

September 18, 2017

All Heroes Wear Capes

Nelly on the cover of Sweatsuit, Eve during New York Fashion Week, Cam’ron on Rap City’s Tha Bassment. This week, we follow the rise, fall, and rise again, of the durag.

September 11, 2017