Nick Reed PODCAST: 02.22 -Cornell University Offers “BIPOC Rock Climbing”

Hour 2 – 

Nick Reed talks about a variety of topics in the news, including:

  • “The Muppet Show” on Disney+ now has a declaimer warning viewers of “offensive content.”
  • Meanwhile, Coca-Cola is making employees go through racism training that teaches the company’s workers how to “be less white.”
  • The Atlantic wrote a piece about how the prices on the Monopoly board are racist.
  • A Dominican-American Bronx educator, one year away from retirement, says she was fired after refusing to participate in the cross-arm, “Wakanda forever” salute to Black power.
  • A Cornell University course titled “BIPOC Rock Climbing,” was originally restricted to “people who identify as Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, or other people of color.”
  • Comedian Adam Carolla got into a fight with the LA teachers union about going back to school.
  • Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) made a comment about small businesses that couldn’t afford to pay a minimum wage of $15 per hour.