What’s In It For Us, theGrio’s weekly political podcast hosted by Dr. Christina Greer Ph.D., welcomes special guest, Comedian and Writer, Pat Brown.
It looks like Hot Girl Summer is about to get even hotter! Rapper Megan Thee Stallion made herself at home on everyone’s timeline last week after racking up more than six million views of her new single, “Thot Sh*t.” We unpack some of the larger messages in the racy new video.
Plus, Darnella Frazier, the teenager who captured the murder of George Floyd on camera and launched a summer of global unrest is awarded with an honorary Pulitzer prize. We talk the impact of citizen journalism and the burden of bearing witness to brutality.
Finally, all GPAs matter? Two Mississippi high schoolers are named valedictorian and salutatorian only to find out they have to share the honor with two white classmates after complaints from parents pile in. Dr. Greer and our guest, Pat Brown, breakdown how the controversy all went down.
With so much going on, we have to stop and take a moment to ask, “What’s In It For Us?”