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Feb 26, 2020


"Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass." This week we invite activist, entrepreneur and author Akilah Newton on the show to talk about all things Shondaland. Also discussed: Black History Month, Anne Murray, and the firing of Tanner Zipchen.
Show notes:
Anne Murray: 40 years of hustle and the making of a Canadian icon (CBC Music)
"Insensitive" by Jann Arden
Tanner Zipchen Claims Cineplex Paid Him in SCENE Points (Exclaim)
Who is Akilah Newton?
What is Shondaland?
Every Shondaland Show, Ranked (Screen Rant)
Big Dreamers: The Canadian Black History Activity Book for Kids Volume 1 (Goodreads)
Bright Confetti Media (Akilah's website)


Lisa:  Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (book)

Andrea W.: Amythyst Kiah (music)

Akilah: The Year of Yes by Shonda Rimes (book)

Music credits:

"Good Times" by Podington Bear
From Free Music Archive
CC BY 3.0
Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod

Intro bed:"OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst
Courtesy of Free Music Archive

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