When you look past the deep-rooted traditions -- the turkey, the travel and the massive corporate marketing spends -- Thanksgiving gets a little rough. This episode shares the story of the Wampanoag Tribe’s protest of Thanksgiving in 1970 in Plymouth, MA and how it led to the first National Day of Mourning. This episode, ‘Sabotaging Thanksgiving’ originally aired on Not Past It, hosted by Simone Polanen.
Look, this is the funniest goddamned thing we’ve ever made. You owe it to us to listen. Hell, you owe it to yourself to listen. Because if you don’t listen, we’ll never forgive you. We’ll never forgive your descendents. We won’t even forgive your antecedents. In fact, your whole rotten genetic line will be sent to go pound sand.
Today we celebrate the massively acclaimed podcast Resistance with an episode called Borders Between Us. It’s the deeply personal, absolutely beautiful story about host Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr.’s own family. About the parents he lost, the regrets left behind, and the lessons he’s still trying to learn. It’s a deeply resonant, straight-up beautiful story. And it’s the best thing you'll hear today. Ev...