The Field Negro Guide to Arts and Culture w/ Vernon Reid and W. Kamau Bell

It should come as no surpirse that we open this week's episode by discussing the tragic events surrounding the truly senseless killing of 17-year-old Floridian Trayvon Martin. I'm sure you're already familiar with the basics of the case, so I'll leave the elaboration to Vernon and Kamau (who elaborate quite well).

Moving on, our glorious leaders go on to discuss the public's recent fascination with Joseph Kony and how it ties into the controversy surround Mike Daisy's "report" on working conditions at Apple factories on "The American Life." The throughline is much stronger than you'd suspect...

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