Episode 42: An Education

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In this episode:

The incredibly talented Mychal Denzel Smith is a contributing writer at The Nation, freelances for other major publications, makes frequent appearances on television and is prodigious on Twitter. He also spent four years at a distinguished university but never graduated. This is a story about questioning authority, why it’s so important to do so no matter what the consequences, and, like any great narrative, there is a boat explosion. Ok, he had nothing to do with the boat but he is responsible for some other big things.

PLUS news about the monthly advice show Katharine co-hosts called The Struggle Bus, and tickets are available now for the next Tell The Bartender LIVE brought to you by New York ComicCon’s Superweek! Get them here. Like the show? Tip The Bartender! Or give it 5 stars!

Here is  Smith’s phenomenal cover story for the latest edition of The Nation: How Trayvon Martin’s Death Launched a New Generation of Black Activism.

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Mychal Denzel Smith in a tie, smiling, taking over the world. 

 

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“La belle et le bad boy” by MC Solaar

“Dare I Say” by Bran Van 3000

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

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