On this week's show, Blake takes a look at the current battle between Gen Z and Lin-Manuel Miranda, shares information on how you can help the dire situation in Beirut, Lebanon, and opens up about his experience in Topeka, Kansas when he visited the Brown vs. Board of Education Historic Site. Plus: the Empower Kingston Green Jobs Apprenticeship, Businesses Unified in Diversity Fair, and Audre Lorde's "A Litany for Survival."

Resources mentioned in this episode:

  1. Black Stories Matter Summer Campaign - TMI Project
  2. Empower Kingston Green Jobs Apprenticeship - Citizens for Local Power
  3. Businesses Unified in Diversity
  4. "Why Gen Z Turned on Lin-Manuel Miranda" - Rolling Stone
  5. Tune In: A Global Mental Health Live Stream - Made of Millions
  6. Suzanne Vega on "Tom's Diner" - BBC's Words & Music (1994)
  7. How to Help the People of Lebanon:
  8. Brown v. Board of Education Historic Site - National Park Service
  9. "A Litany for Survival" - Audre Lorde

Tonight's playlist:

  1. MICHAEL SAMBELLO: Automatic Man
  2. TRACY CHAPMAN: Mountains O’ Things
  3. MARA KATRIA feat. J. JEFF UNGAR: Midnight Mind
  4. BARENAKED LADIES: Pinch Me
  5. SIXPENCE NONE THE RICHER: There She Goes
  6. SWITCHFOOT: Dare You to Move
  7. SARAH MCLACHLAN: Train Wreck
  8. SISTER HAZEL: Champagne High
  9. RHIANNON GIDDENS: Black is the Color
  10. DORRIS HENDERSON feat. JOHN RENBOURN: Gonna Tell My Lord
  11. SOPHIE B. HAWKINS: Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover
  12. MEL & KIM: That’s the Way It Is (7” Version)
  13. IRENE CARA: Flashdance… What a Feeling...
  14. PAULA COLE: I Don’t Wanna Wait
  15. GUSTER: Diane
  16. THE DECEMBERISTS: 16 Military Wives
  17. SUZANNE VEGA: Tom’s Diner
  18. MELISSA ETHRIDGE: Come to My Window
  19. ANNIE LENNOX feat. STEVEN LIPSON: Don’t Let It Bring You Down
  20. AIMEE MANN: You Could Make a Killing
  21. NATALIE IMBRUGLIA: Torn
  22. THE CRANBERRIES: Dreams
  23. SPICE GIRLS: Mama
  24. DIDO: White Flag
  25. BRIAN ENO: An Ending (Ascent)