087: State of the Union & the Nancy Pelosi Clap Back, Mental Health, Black Face in VA.

In episode 87, we welcome Victoria Hart of Community Loan Center of Greater Houston (thttp://www.clcgreaterhouston.com/) to kick off the Black History Month on this week’s Society Now! We dive into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi  applauding President Donald Trump during his State of the Union address has inspired memes. We also breakdown Michael B Jordan goes to therapy for his role as Erik Kilmonger in Black Panther. Plus, we discuss Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam admitted donning blackface in a talent contest after a picture from his medical school yearbook emerged. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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086: Jussie Smollett Attacked, Nick Cannon Steps in for Wendy Williams, Should Election Day be a Federal Holiday?

In episode 86, we bring you nothing but the latest news on this week’s Society Now! We breakdown Empire’s Jussie Smollett being attacked in Chicago. We also discuss Nick Cannon stepping in while Wendy Williams takes a leave of absence on her talk show. Plus, we dive into should election day be considered a federal holiday? All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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085: State of the Union Address Cancelled, Dame Dash Calls Funkmaster Flex a ‘Slave,’ Commerce Secretary Out of Touch with Furloughed Workers

In episode 85, we welcome Jason B. Montanez (@jasonbmontanez) to our hot topic roundtable on this week’s Society Now! We dive into Donald Trump dared Nancy Pelosi to cancel his State of the Union speech.We also breakdown Dame Dash Calls Funkmaster Flex a “Slave” and demands his “Masters” bench him at Hot 97. Plus, we discuss Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, says he doesn’t understand why federal workers are turning to food banks during the partial government shutdown. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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084: AKA is in Hot Water, Cardi B. Blasts Trump, Michael Cohen Confesses

In episode 84, we welcome back Tijuana Harvey (@tijuanaharvey) to this week’s Society Now! We first breakdown a federal lawsuit filed this week,against Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority for a  sophomore killing herself due to the severe hazing she endured while pledging. We also dive into Cardi B going on instagram to weigh in on the government shutdown and received almost 10 million views. Plus, we discuss President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said Thursday that he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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083: A Man's Guide to a Successful Affair, Most Disrespected Woman in America, Surviving R. Kelly

In episode 83, we welcome back Dr. Jannis Moody (http://www.drjannismoody.com) and welcome guest Tony Massey (@tonymasseyspeaks) to our political roundtable on this week’s Society Now! We dive into Tony’s book A Man's Guide to a Successful Affair. We also breakdown why the black woman is the most disrespected woman in America. Plus, we discuss the new documentary Surviving R. Kelly. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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082: Referee Forces Black High School Student to Cut His Dreads, Walmart Eavesdrops on Shoppers, Instagram’s Horizontal Feed

In episode 82.,we bring you another great show on this week’s Society Now! We dive into NJ referee forced Black high school wrestler to cut his dreads. We also discuss Walmart secured a patent to eavesdrop on shoppers and employees. Plus, we breakdown Instagram accidentally released horizontal scrolling to a wide swath of users, and people were outraged by the design. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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080: No Kardashian Apps, Woman Dies in Custody, and NAACP is holding conference

In episode 80, we welcome Jay McClain (@Divojb) to our hot topic round table on this week’s Society Now! We dive into the Kardashians announced Wednesday that each of their websites will go dark in 2019. We also breakdown woman who could have been released for $30 dies in custody. Plus, we dive into NAACP will hold #LivingWhileBlack conference after a year filled with excessive racial confrontations. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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079: Cytonia Brown and the fight for Clemency, ICE Job Raids, Kevin and the Oscars

In episode 79, we have another thought provoking  show on this week’s Society Now! We dive into Democratic Legislators called on Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to act swiftly to grant clemency to Cyntoia Brown before he leaves office next month. We also breakdown the increase in ICE workplace raids over past year. Plus, we discuss Kevin Hart stepping down from hosting the OScars due to past homophobic tweets. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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078: Guyger Charged with Murder, Coding Camps for Women, & Guilty Police Chief

In episode 78, we have another current news show on this week’s Society Now! We breakdown Amber Guyger was arrested after the September shooting death of Botham Shem Jeanand and charged with manslaughter. We also discuss Apple offering  a two-week technology lab for woman at its campus in Cupertino. Plus, we dive into the former South Florida police chief was recently sentenced to three years in prison for framing black people for crimes they did not commit. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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077: Child’s Gender Identity Nightmare, Southwest Airlines Apologizes for Making Fun of Child’s Name, HBO’s New Sandra Bland’s Documentary

In episode 77, we welcome back John Guess (@johnguess4) and welcome guest Dominic Clay (@DomArt4U) to this week’s Society Now! We dive into  six-year-old from Dallas obediently lives as a trans girl named “Luna”, but  given the choice when he’s with dad he lives as a boy.. We also breakdown Southwest Airlines apologizes to a mom after agent made fun of daughter’s name ‘Abcde’ Plus, we discuss HBO just dropped a trailer for its new documentary “Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland” All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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076:Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade’s newborn, Blac Chyna and Skin-Lightening Cream, Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’

In episode 76, we bring you an informative  post thanksgiving show on this week’s Society Now! We breakdown Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade welcome newborn baby girl through surrogacy. We also dive into Blac Chyna releases her $250 skin lightening cream line. Plus, we discuss   Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' sells 1.4M copies in week. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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075: Chain Gang, Happy Holidays, RIP Kim Porter

In episode 75, we welcome Mila Clarke Buckley (@thehangrywoman) to another incredible show on this week’s SocietyNow! We dive into the chain gangs of incarcerated Black people fighting the California wildfires. We also breakdown thieves stole 3 days worth of Louis Vuitton shipments by lying to UPS. Plus, we discuss Sean “Diddy’ Combs’ ex-girlfriend Kim Porter and mom to three of his children dies after flu battle. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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074: Google Walkout, Birthright Citizenship, St. Louis Baby ‘Fight Club’

In episode 74, we give you a politically charged show on this week’s SocietyNow! We breakdown thousands of Google employees and contractors around the world staged a  brief midday walk-out to protest sexism, racism and unchecked executive power in their workplace. We also dive into White House plans to end citizenship for children born in U.S. to non-citizens. Plus, we discuss Mom sues St. Louis Daycare for running a Baby 'Fight Club'. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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072: Melania Trump Spokeswoman Call for T.I. Boycott, Doorbell Cameras, Mega Millions 1 Billion Jackpot; Special Guest: Dannie Kelly.

In episode 72, we welcome back Dannie Kelly (@dannieckelly) to another great show on this week’s SocietyNow! We  discuss Melania Trump spokeswoman asking people to boycott Atlanta rapper T.I. because of his promotional album video. We also breakdown the viral video of a woman dragging a child to the front door of a stranger’s house and then running off. Plus, we dive into Mega Millions jackpot hits record $1 billion due to the fact that a prize hasn’t been paid out since July. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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071: Mental Illness & Kanye, and The Big APPLE

In episode 71, we welcome back  Dr. Jannis Moody (http://www.drjannismoody.com) to talk to us about mental health on this week’s SocietyNow! We breakdown Kanye West’s visit to the White House. We also dive into him being  allegedly misdiagnosis for his mental illness. Plus, we discuss JPMorgan Chase & Co. will pay $19.5 million to more than 200 current and former black financial advisers and their attorneys in a class action settlement with the bank. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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069: Levi Launches Campaign to Increase Voter Turnout, NYC Receive Top Minimum Wage, Teachers Demand Higher Pay

In episode 69, we bring you another current event show on this week’s SocietyNow! We first breakdown Levi launching campaign to increase voter turnout for election day. We also dive into New York City Airport workers receiving top minimum wage of  $19 an hour. Plus, we discuss 7 big things You should understand about teacher pay. All this and more on #SocietyNow!

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