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My Dad Was a White Slave and Other Fun Stories
Episode 2521st February 2024 • Black White and Blue in the South • Dr. Jumelle Brooks and Bill Kimler
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Buckle your seatbelts. This is a wild one as we entertain a few listener-submitted stories that tie together in a disturbing theme.

Opening Banter (00:00)

Introduction (01:02)

  • Trump hawks $399 branded shoes at ‘Sneaker Con,’ a day after a $355 million ruling against him (AP)
  • Trumped getting booed at Philadelphia Sneaker Con (Twitter)
  • We're now on Mastodon!
  • Embark DNA testing for dogs
  • They oversee SC charter schools. Why are Charter Institute’s leaders planning schools in TN? (The State)

On the Campaign Trail (08:52)

  • The Story of an Iconic Obama Campaign Chant, Animated (The Atlantic)

How to bring doctors to rural SC (24:16)

  • Erasing medical school debt floated as way to lure doctors to rural SC (SC Gazette)
  • As reforms open health care floodgates in SC, rural areas remain parched (Post & Courier)
  • Upstate hospital moves labor and delivery due to OB/GYN shortage (Fox Carolina)
  • South Carolina Office of Rural Health (

My Dad was a white slave (34:37)

  • My Dad Was a White Slave, Kentucky Republican Tells NAACP (Mother Jones)
  • Kanye West says slavery was all in their mind (TMZ)
  • Ron DeSantis says slaves parleyed their skills to move on up (African Dispora News Channel)
  • Nikki Haley says Civil War was about everything but slavery (Guardian News)

South Carolina wants to ban DEI (44:15)

  • Lowcountry parents battle diversity, equity and inclusion ban within schools (Live5 WCSC)
  • SC H.4663 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (

Nazis march in Tennessee (53:24)

  • Lawmakers react to group of ‘Nazis’ marching through downtown Nashville (WKRN)
  • Blood Tribe (ADL)

Closing (1:02:50)

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