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On this episode… Yo, what the fvck is Juneteenth! We talk about what federal recognition means for a traditionally Black holiday, who should celebrate and who shouldn’t, and the OG Opal Lee!
Queen & J. are two womanist race nerds talking liberation, politics, and pop culture over tea. Drink up!
This week’s hot list: Beach trips, new projects, and a lil‘ sunburn. Libating listeners cause ya’ll the best, celebrating Juneteenth as kids in NYC, the federal holiday Opal Lee asked for, anti-Black domestic terrorism, Juneteenth & critical race theory. Mississippi and Arizona really tried it! Who can celebrate and profit from Juneteenth and who can’t? Black people around the country have been acknowledging Juneteenth for mad long, but it’s also okay if it’s new to you. And, once again, beach trips!
Go to the Beach!: 7:25
Donation Libations: 17:00
Celebrate it? Love it? 23:23
Junteenth & George Floyd: 28:08
The OG Opal Lee: 36:27
The politics of federal holidays: 49:00
Who celebrates, who profits… now what? 1:10:00
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Learn more about Opal Lee at https://www.opalswalk2dc.com/
Opal Lee leads a walk for unity https://www.star-telegram.com/news/politics-government/article243442951.html
Declaration of Juneteenth Holiday Sparks Scramble in States https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-lifestyle-holidays-juneteenth-government-and-politics-ec80922fe8963eab04e8c8e97cab4861
Join Queen on twitter spaces discussing colorism and dismantling that system. https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1ZkJzemOXbrGv
PREVIOUS EPISODES REFERENCING JUNETEENTH
#110 Whatchu Not Gone Do Is https://soundcloud.com/tea-with-queen-and-j/110-whatchu-not-gone-do-is
#112 Bebe's Kids Deserve to Live Too https://soundcloud.com/tea-with-queen-and-j/112-bebes-kids-deserve-to-live-too
Parody commercials by @lil_nisisin on tiktok & another video creator https://www.instagram.com/p/CQTWR26BYdy/?utm_medium=copy_link
This week’s closing clip features Queen letting you know it’s on sight if you mess with Ms. Opal!
This episode was created, hosted, and produced by Naima Lewis Muhammad & Janicia Francis with editorial support from Candice Jones and social media support from Jo Caraballo
Libations to our friend’s Domingo, Tokunbo, and D. Sindayiganza who help keep this show running by paying and supporting Black women.
Opening song by Ohene Cornelius
Segment Music by Chad Milner