#LastWeekSucked. So, Can We Talk About It?

It's safe to say when we titled last week's episode "Independence Day 2016... #ItsComplicated" we didn't know just how freakin' complicated things were about to get. But now there isn't a soul in these here United States of America that doesn't know we have, collectively, entered a new season of race relations where hashtag RIPs fill our screens like a new aged war memorial.

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During a recent concert in Scotland, Beyonce conducts a moment of silence for #PhilandoCastile, #AltonSterling and other victims killed by police.


This episode features Brian Loftus (Facebook | Twitter), Devon Porrino (LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter) and Faye Love (LinkedIn |FacebookTwitter) who each call Oakland home and chat with us about what their tribes were feeling last week as our country spiraled through a 4th of July weekend that started with terrorist attacks, moved to young black men dying before our eyes and murderous retaliation against peace officers like America hasn't seen in a long time.  #LastWeekSucked #LetsTalkAboutIt

For mature audiences.

Guest Profiles

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Faye Love (LinkedIn |Facebook | Twitter)  is an Oakland resident, manager at her family owned Gazzali’s Supermarket , as well as a Division Leader and financial coach for Primerica.

 

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Brian Loftus (Facebook | Twitter) is an Oakland resident and the Owner and Chef of Old Thyme Brick & Butter Company.

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Devon Porrino (LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter), is an Oakland resident and Founder of Wilding Women. (Instagram)

Show Notes

Sponsor messages donated to Youth Radio by The Ambassadors Circle 

Production: Sound Design by Courtney Grace, Production Assistance by Noel Ayana, Jen Huynh with Host voices of Becca and j-

Music:
360BayArea intro music by Courtney Grace with vocals by ElleT
Featured Music by Danny Swain “Oh My”and “Love Attacks” and One ZionAmerica

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  • Bryan thank you for taking the time to comment and for contributing your insightful feedback. We can promise you that we are just getting started with this conversation and while we’re inviting all types of colorful voices to the show, stay tuned for upcoming episodes that will feature voices of black men and women from all around the Bay Area.
  • Good session. Conversation, however,seems incomplete with no black voices represented. There is a war on black people, especially African-American males, don’t know how you can have a show like this without including one of those voices.