Tanya Free and Friends – 8/8/17

President Trump and Congress are on vacation, but that didn’t keep the President from threatening Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen.” Prior to going on break, Senator Cory Booker introduced a bill to legalize marijuana at the federal level. We’ve been here before… Let’s talk about it? What’s up with the travel warning issued by NAACP to people of color and a Proctor and Gamble commercial entitled “The Talk”? Are we living in the Jim Crow ear again?

Tanya Free and Friends – 8/2/17

A crazy week of musical chairs in the White House. “Spicy” is out and ten days after being appointed, the “Mooch” is out as well! Priebus is on the outside looking in and General Kelly moves over from Homeland Security to be Chief of Staff. Jeff Sessions may be next with rumors of Tillerson heading out as well. Transgenders in the military are the latest on 45’s chopping block and the Justice Department has filed court papers arguing that a major federal civil rights law does not protect discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Let’s talk about workplace issued microchips and an upcoming new alternative realty TV drama where the South won the Civil War and slavery is legal. Do we really need any more alternative facts?

Tanya Free and Friends – 7/19/17

Let’s not talk about the 45th President of the United States, instead let’s talk about his imaginary friend “Jim”. Yes, an imaginary “Jim”. Jim Crow is alive in well in New York – people of color are being arrested for low-level pot possession by the tens of thousands!!! Let’s talk about it. What’s up with Sammy Sosa? He looks rather pastel pink, let’s talk about it!

Tanya Free and Friends – 6/28/17

Still outraged at the injustice in the death of Philando Castile, another officer walks in the death of an unarmed Black man – Samuel DuBose. Weekly reminder that BLACK LIVES DO NOT MATTER!!! Seems like the folk that voted for the 45th President of the United States don’t matter either….especially those still waiting for those coal miners jobs to come back, and added to that list, the 600 Carrier workers that are losing their jobs next month. Then there are the millions that will lose their healthcare coverage. Welcome to the YOUR LIFE DOESN’T MATTER CLUB!!!

Tanya Free and Friends – 6/14/17

Comey testified last week regarding the 45th President of the United States. Where are the tapes, if there really are tapes? While folk are up in arms about Bill Maher using the N word… let’s talk about the countless nooses found in the DC area … one at the African American Museum. Have you heard about the middle school students that received a yearbook with the N-word on the cover, and the African Americans that were spit on and referred to as a “slave” in Chicago ?

Tanya Free and Friends – 6/7/17

The moment we have been waiting for is almost here, James Comey is scheduled to testify this week, Thursday to be exact and the 45th President of the United States is pulling out all the stops. Stay Tuned! Whether Lebron James wins the NBA championship or not this year, he is already a winner, something Jason Whitlock knows nothing about. Moving On!!! Poor Tiger Woods, What’s going on brother? Hey, Kathy Griffin, what else can you do well, this career may be over.

Tanya Free and Friends – 5/24/17

While all hell breaks loose at home; the 45th president of the U.S. States is out of the country. Let’s see how long it takes before there is chaos abroad. Have you heard about the white officer that wants a black Judge to recuse himself? What’s the problem officer? Speaking of removal, the NAACP wants its President Cornell Brooks out and a dean of a university is suspended and may be on the way out after referring to some folk as “white trash”.
Let’s take an honest look at whether integration has helped or hindered the African American community? What’s your Take?

Tanya Free and Friends – 5/17/17

Did the 45th President of the United States have an Apprentice flashback? Lies, leaks, threats and possible obstruction of justice. How do you fire an FBI Director who is investigating your administration and then allow him to learn of his firing on TV? WOW, who and what’s next? Is the US media also fired? Why were only Russian press and photographers allowed at the friendly little White House /Russia meeting in the Oval Office? Oh, its graduation season, just how did Education Secretary Betsy DeVos get invited to give the commencement speech at an HBCU? Can’t make this stuff up….

Tanya Free and Friends – 5/3/17

It’s been 26 years since Rodney King was arrested and brutally beaten by law enforcement in LA. Truth be told, what’s changed? Let’s talk about Terrill Thomas, whose death from dehydration in the Milwaukee County jail deserves far more media attention.Likewise, what’s going with the water situation in Flint? Weeks before a jury will be picked in his sexual-assault case; Bill Cosby is prepping for trial — and a comedy comeback.

Tanya Free and Friends – 4/26/17

The 45th President of the United States is just a few days away from his first 100 days in office and it’s evaluation time. Is he making America great again? Let’s talk about better health care and job promises ! Where are his tax returns? Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea are at an all time high. Why are we throwing darts at Iran?