Special Guest: Jacqui C. Williams, Cake vs Pie, Olmec Heads, Car Accidents, Caring For Elderly, Juries | Beat*Shot Radio Takeover 03-15-2016
Beat*Shot Radio Takeover airs live on beatshotradio.com every Tuesday night at 9PM EST. Discussion topics include:
★Special Guest: Activist, educator, founding director of FIGAH, Inc., Jacqui Williams! Oh, and last month she got hit by a freaking car while crossing the street.
★Seriously, A Car Hit Her: We discuss how hardcore you have to be to get hit by 2,000 tons of plastic and steel and then do a radio show a few weeks later. We also share some “I almost got hit by a car” stories that aren’t as interesting as our guest’s.
★Cake vs Pie: We stuff our faces with cake and pie in order to determine who’s boss.
★Blind Juries: What if juries weren’t present during trials and all testimony and deliberation was based on text transcripts? We discuss the pros and cons.
★Jackie Trivia!: In honor of our special guest, who was hit by a car, we engage in some Jacqui themed trivia! (That is, trivia related to people with the name “Jackie”)
★Tooth Dismay: From licorice roots to Colgate, we discuss the important—and oft neglected—art of tooth care. And we share tooth related stories, because why not. Tweet yours to @BeatShotRadio with the hashtag #ToothDismay
★Filling In The Gaps: Our guest helps us examine ways people of African dissent can use our overlooked history to our advantage today. [visit www.figah.us for more]
★Head Game: What’s up with those big ass stone heads you find in places like Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, and beyond? We examine the remnants of African presence in pre-Columbian/colonial America.
★Old Folks, Homes: According to a recent study by the National Institute on Aging, older Blacks are twice as likely as whites to receive care from family members when their health declines. While capitalism has ensured this translates to a financial burden, we explore how the tradition of caring for elders is actually vital to our communities.
★Order Up!: By popular demand, Beat*Shot hoodies are back up for pre-order—and this time there’s a zip-up option! [details at beatshotmusic.com/store]