S1E15: Breaking Down Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure Denial, COVID-19 Passports, & Drake's 3-Year-Old Show Stealing the Show
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On the Season One Finale, DJ and Courtney break down the controversy of Nikole Hannah-Jones being denied tenure at UNC and the possibility of COVID-19 Vaccine Passports. They also discuss Drake’s 3-Year-Old stealing the show at the Billboard Music Awards and Jeff Besos stepping down as Amazon’s CEO.
RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW:
- Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on July 5: https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/26/tech/jeff-bezos-andy-jassy-amazon-ceo/index.html
- PW special report: After conservative criticism, UNC backs down from offering acclaimed journalist tenured position: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2021/05/19/pw-special-report-after-conservative-criticism-unc-backs-down-from-offering-acclaimed-journalist-a-tenured-position/
- Billboard Music Awards: Drake's son joins him to accept artist of the decade: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-57226309
- As COVID restrictions loosen, the debate over "vaccine passports" intensifies: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-vaccine-passports-debate/
- CNN reporter has unwelcome guest during live shot - CNN Video: https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/05/28/cnn-reporter-manu-raju-cicada-eg-orig.cnn
- Convenience store owner finds trashed $1M lottery ticket, gives it back to customer: https://nypost.com/2021/05/24/woman-gets-back-1m-lottery-ticket-she-tried-to-throw-away/
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