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A conversation about race, between siblings Christopher and Jeanette Snider. Through their personal perspectives on race and identity, her academic pursuits in multiracial issues among higher education students, and the growing public conversation about the meaning and impact of race in our society, there will be much to talk about.

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    Episode 36: Scientific Sessions & Blue Bell Ice Cream

    With Christopher in Orlando for work and Jeanette in Nashville for family fun, the plan was for a short episode. You can look at the timestamps to see how that went. Christopher shares his recent published research on diabetes and aging, Jeanette talks about meeting Freedom Riders, and somehow Blue Bell ice cream found a way onto our list of discussion topics.

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    Episode 35: Mom and Dad's Anniversary & Oprah

    Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad! Let's chat about the newest exhibit in the National Museum of African American History and Culture's newest exhibit, "Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture". And, we're almost finished going through Vice's 100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color. There's a lot to talk about.

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    Episode 34: NFL's New Policy & Markle Sparkle

    The NFL repeats "stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem" five times in a new policy statement. Jeanette is all about that Markle Sparkle in addition to her PhD pursuit. And of course, we continue to go in on Vice's 100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color. There's a lot to talk about.

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    Episode 33: Childish Gambino & 100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color

    There seems to be a growing list of things people of color can't do without having the police called - naturally, we have lots of thoughts. Later, we discuss the artistic intent of Childish Gambino's "This is America" and the the wide range of commentary about this timely, relevant music video. Finally, we continue to go in on Vice's 100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color.

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    Episode 31: Grown-ish & Beyoncé

    Recapping recent, unfortunate events of America's trouble with race, lead us to find happier topics to discuss. Take Grown-ish, for example. When it gets it right, it really gets it right. And, we bend the knee and pay homage to Beyoncé's Coachella performance.

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    Episode 30: March For Our Lives & On My Block

    After a quick catch up on Jeanette's dissertation, Christopher and Jeanette recap the speeches and powerful moments from the March For Our Lives, and discuss Netflix's On My Block and some recent episodes of Black-ish.

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    Episode 29: March for Our Lives & The Loving Generation

    Christopher and Jeanette cover a few odds and ends, including Jeanette's new hairdo, our dear friend Betsy DeVos, and another new house update from Christopher before rounding out their conversation on The Loving Generation and exploring the similarities and differences between the Black Lives Matter movement and the March for Our Lives.

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    Episode 28: Black Panther & The Loving Generation

    After a brief chat about the Oscars and Jeanette getting a chance to see Christopher at work, it's time to dig into our thoughts on Black Panther, the value of representation, and the risk of cultural appropriation. We don't spoil the movie, but the conversation is more fun if you've seen it. Then, Jeanette introduces Christopher to the docu-series, "The Loving Generation" and a the diverse perspectives on race and identity that come from the generation of biracial children born between 1965 and 1985.

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    Episode 27: Winter Olympics & Obama Portraits

    By the time Christopher and Jeanette sat down to record the latest episode, neither had seen Black Panther yet. So we open our conversation with our expectations for the movie before discussing representation at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang and share our thoughts on the official Obama portraits that were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery.

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