Episode 15

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13th Sep 2020

15 Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement

What is the Black Lives Matter movement? It's on banners, it's painted on streets and protests are happening about it. Kendall introduces us to what BLM is and gives us a glimpse of police policies in the United States.

Grab your drink and let's begin the process of educating ourselves on this important topic.

Drink of the episode: Tom Collins

  • 2 oz London dry gin
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • club soda on top
  • garnish with a lemon wheel and *if you're fancy*, a maraschino cherry

More resources:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/07/03/us/george-floyd-protests-crowd-size.html

https://time.com/5886348/report-peaceful-protests/

https://www.bupipedream.com/opinions/111226/the-blue-lives-matter-movement-is-more-than-just-an-attempt-to-undermine-black-lives-matter/

https://www.pnas.org/content/116/34/16793

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Amateur Intellectuals
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Amateur Intellectuals is a podcast where two friends bring their curiosity and irreverent sense of humor as they explore a myriad of intellectual topics. Equipped with the fervor and qualifications non-experts, Master of Communication Caitlin and Bachelor of No Fine Art Kendall challenge their minds and livers as they laugh, learn, and libate with an on-theme cocktail.

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