Strange Fruit
2:21 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Strange Fruit: Trans* Students in Louisville; Historical Context for the "Black Woman Chair"

 

Devin, Makuthi and Mwende in Kenya

This week, we're joined by WFPL's Devin Katayama. Devin covers the education beat for the station, and he sat down with us to talk about his newest project, focusing on the experiences of trans* high school students in Louisville.

He also filled us in on his recent trip to Kenya over the holidays, and sat in on our Juicy Fruit segment, where we laid out some historical context for the so-called "black woman chair" photo that's been making the rounds online this week. We also talked about the Arizona fraternity who held an MLK Day party where attendees dressed up as black stereotypes, and we pondered how to call out friends and acquaintances when they say something bigoted.

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