Politics and Pop Culture served up with a twist— A twist of wit, a splash of style, and opinions straight up. From Hollywood to Poliwood (the new Washington), Danielle and Aisha Moodie-Mills, the resident Polinistas of the lifestyle blog threeLOL.com, are giving you the scoop on inside the beltway chatter and Sunset Blvd antics that are pushing our society to the brink—the brink of what, is what they’ll discuss on Politini. So, grab a cocktail and join the conversation.

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92 – Transitioning to Acceptance

While Caitlyn Jenner will not have to bare the burden of unemployment, violence and sex work for survival like other transgender women namely those that are low income, black and brown–her presence and the mostly positive media fodder over her Vanity…

91 – Lies, Confusion, Action: How the Media Spins Race

“Thug”, “angry”, “at-risk” these are just a few of the terms that the media uses when describing black Americans in the news whether innocent or guilty. Consequently, when it comes to mass killings at the hands of white males–this warrants debate over mental illness and services made available not a condemnation of the white community or questions about their influences and culture at-large. When will unbiased news become our new normal? With guest Dr. Brittney Cooper, Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University and co-founder of The Crunk Feminist Collective and a regular contributor at Salon.com.

90 – The Human Cost of Pampering

According to the US Census data there are currently 17K nail salons scattered across the country. In NYC alone there are almost 2K salons. While the nail industry is booming–raking in an astonishing $7B yearly–salon workers are making only $35 a day or worse not being paid at all. In this episode we ask can fair trade nails become our new normal? And discuss the human cost of pampering. With guests, Ai-Jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and co-director of the Caring Across Generations campaign and Miriam Yeung, Executive Director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF).

89 – Young, Black, Dope and OUT in Hollywood

We know it’s hard to get positive images of black folks on TV, but what happens in Hollywood when your black and LGBT? With the success of shows like ‘Empire’ and films like ‘Blackbird’ can being young, black, dope and OUT in Hollywood become our new n…