The Gap: Anti-Blackness colors false media narratives and generational gaps exposed on TikTok

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Air date: 
Fri, 03/12/2021 - 8:00am to 9:00am

 

On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea connect the recent Oprah interview with Meghan Markle to false hit-and-run allegations against Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty. The Oregonian ran a story that Hardesty was a suspect in a hit and run, but the connection was based on racial profiling and leaked by the Portland Police Bureau to Hardesty's adversaries to make her look bad. Anti-Blackness colors the narratives that both Hardesty and Markle faced in the media, making false stories seem believable. 

Then, we go to a Tik Tok Watch, to learn about the Millennial vs. Gen Z war happening on the clock app, and ask our listeners, when was the first time you experienced a generational gap?

Related Links:

WWeek: Someone in Law Enforcement Leaked False Information About Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty to Her Adversaries

Oregonian's Non-Apology Letter

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Tik Tok Watch Credits:

@cassiesmith607

Eddy Burback and Casey Aonso on Youtube

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