Call It Like I See It

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It often seems that what happens means less to many people than who it happens to, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how public polarization outpaced investigation with the shooting of Jacob Blake (01:44) and some of the positive and negative things we have seen in the aftermath of the tragedy (16:07). The guys also try to make sense of the reports that our intelligence services will be restricting the information provided to Congress about ongoing threats to disrupt the 2020 election (38:43).

Show Notes

It often seems that what happens means less to many people than who it happens to, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how public polarization outpaced investigation with the shooting of Jacob Blake (01:44) and some of the positive and negative things we have seen in the aftermath of the tragedy (16:07).  The guys also try to make sense of the reports that our intelligence services will be restricting the information provided to Congress about ongoing threats to disrupt the 2020 election (38:43). 


Material Discussed:

Police in Wisconsin shoot Black man in back multiple times, sparking protests
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jacob-blake-kenosha-shooting-wisconsin-police-black-man-protesters-gather/


A visual timeline of violence in Kenosha after police shooting of Jacob Blake
https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/graphics/2020/08/27/jacob-blake-kenosha-police-shooting-two-killed/3442878001/


17-year-old charged with murder in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings
https://www.vox.com/2020/8/26/21402951/kyle-rittenhouse-jacob-blake-kenosha


Why the NBA Wildcat Strike Is So Important
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ep47pj/why-the-nba-wildcat-strike-is-so-important


NBA Playoffs Will Resume, League and Players Announce New Social Justice Initiatives
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/08/nba-teams-strike-for-black-lives.html


Dems outraged as Trump administration scales back election security briefings
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/29/odni-to-scale-back-election-security-briefings-404919


What is Call It Like I See It?

Call It Like I See It proves that news and social commentary does not have to be manipulative or sensationalist to be interesting, so join hosts James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana as they take a weekly look at notable news stories, opinion pieces, or products of our culture and break down what they see.