January 9, 2023
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#848 Black Celebs vs “Jewish Media”
Kanye West, Dave Chappelle and Kyrie Irving have breathed new life into the antisemitic trope that Jews control the media. Is Jew-hatred from Black cultural icons more dangerous than the usual bigotry? And why is it so difficult for Jewish and Black communities to hear each other when it comes to racism? Emilie Nicolas joins Jesse to lay out a framework for better conversations.
Jesse Brown
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Emilie Nicolas
Host
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer

Kanye West, Dave Chappelle and Kyrie Irving have breathed new life into the antisemitic trope that Jews control the media. Is Jew-hatred from Black cultural icons more dangerous than the usual bigotry? And why is it so difficult for Jewish and Black communities to hear each other when it comes to racism? Emilie Nicolas joins Jesse to lay out a framework for better conversations.

Further reading:

Blacks and Jews, Again. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/20/opinion/kyrie-irving-kanye-west-antisemitism.html

Kanye says ‘Jewish Zionists’ control the media, Jews own the Black voice. https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/antisemitism/article-719843

What to Know About Irving’s Antisemitic Movie Post and the Fallout. https://www.nytimes.com/article/kyrie-irving-antisemitic.html

Jon Stewart Defends Dave Chappelle’s Controversial SNL Monologue. https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2022/11/jon-stewart-defends-dave-chappelle-controversial-snl-monologue

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