Help Me Understand | Ep. 004: You & Your New Words

On this episode, Randi & Niema work to dissect and discuss toxic masculinity and "woke"—two terms that are increasingly becoming a part of a mainstream vocabulary without an actual definition. New to this episode is what's on our hosts radar. 
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SHOW NOTES
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ON WOKE:
•What Does It Really Mean to Be "Woke"?: bit.ly/2rURPaC
•Bustle: What Does "Woke" Mean? There's More to the Slang Term Than You Think: bit.ly/2kuHxPq
•ESSENCE Woke 100 List(Peep Randi at #48!): bit.ly/2qh8SmK
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ON TOXIC MASCULINITY:
•Bustle's 6 Harmful Effects of Toxic Masculinity: bit.ly/2qQ0cGH
•Masculinity & Misogyny in the Digital Age: bit.ly/2rUO6K5
•The Toxicity of Men Silencing Women: bit.ly/2qatIEV
•Brene Brown on Vulnerability: bit.ly/1lJtLD1
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ON OUR RADAR:
•Trap Medicine: bit.ly/2ricKbg
•He Never Came Home: Interviews, Stories, and Essays from Daughters on Life Without Their Fathers (Regina R. Robertson): amzn.to/2qWQQcR
•Fatherless (Fusion Docu-Series): fus.in/2rhP6vy
•Second City Presents: Nothing to Lose (But Our Chains): bit.ly/2qcrbNS
•Kendrick Lamar + D.R.A.M. + Travis Scott Tour: bit.ly/2qcl6Rz
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Dig what you hear? Have something to say about it? Let us know! Email yo [at] glossrags [dot] com with your comments.
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Creator + Executive Producer + Editor: Randi Gloss
Associate Producer: Niema Jordan
Music: John Lass (Intro); Nangdo (Break 1); Harris Cole (Break 2)

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