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Will you be watching tonight’s GOP debate?

Posted August 6, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Tonight, we’ll all get to see the flock of Republicans running for president in their first debate. Right now, polls show Donald Trump as the current leader for the GOP nomination, but there are still many months to go before the final decision is made. In the meantime, we’ll be checking out the debate and […]

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Black Professionals: All Black Everything (E536)

Posted February 11, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Have you ever stopped to think about how different the Black experience would be if we had a seat at the table of all industries and career paths? How do you think the high Black unemployment rate and lack of presence in a decision-making capacity in most industries affects us? On this episode of The […]

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Hip Hop On Trial: #TinyDoo (E535)

Posted January 28, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Since its inception, Hip Hop music has been on trial–first to prove itself as a real music genre, then in defense of its lyrics. This issue is most recently highlighted in the case of Brandon “Tiny Doo” Duncan, who faces 25 years to life solely on the basis of his rap lyrics, nothing more. On […]

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Forest Whitaker Stop & Frisk (E534)

Posted January 21, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Apparently being Black is enough to make you suspect regardless of who you are, and Forest Whitaker learned it first hand when he was accused of shoplifting in a deli recently. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss Forest Whitaker allowing a shopkeeper to frisk him, the possibility of failing […]

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Obama’s 2015 State Of The Union Address (E533)

Posted January 21, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

As expected, President Obama told us the state of the Union is “strong”, but what does that really mean for the poor versus the middle class? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss President Obama’s State of the Union Address, including the economy, missions to Mars, education, continued wars around […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Whitney (E532)

Posted January 20, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Were you one of the 4.5 million viewers who tuned in to watch the Lifetime movie about Whitney Houston? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss the portrayals of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, drug use, Deborah Cox covering Whitney’s vocals, whether the actors were a good match, the portrayal […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Selma (E531)

Posted January 20, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Did you see the movie “Selma”? If not, it’s definitely worth seeing, as it chronicles the fight for civil rights led by Martin Luther King Jr., in Selma, Alabama at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss the impact of the movie, the […]

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Episode 529: Abusive Empire

Posted January 15, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Abuse comes in many forms, flavors, colors, and people. So, we must always keep an eye out for suffering at the hands of abusive people and abusive empires. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss Season 1 Episode 2 of the TV show “Empire” a dog that takes the bus […]

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Episode 528: Read In Colorism

Posted January 14, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Colorism continues to rear its ugly head–this time with “light girls” claiming a form of intra-racial discrimination that amounts to “reverse colorism”. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss the murder of Cheri’s childhood classmate, video of a little girl crying because white kids don’t want to be her friend, […]

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Episode 527: Somebody’s Gonna Have To Die!

Posted January 13, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Somebody’s gonna have to be willing to die for it–for the righting of the inequalities many of us endure. That’s the bottom line that most of us don’t really want to face. It shouldn’t be this way, but it’s the reality of the world in which we live. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia […]

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Episode 526: It’s Alien To Me!

Posted January 12, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Have you seen the drawing of the person of interest in the NAACP bombing? You know it looks like one of those gray aliens! Who do they think they are fooling? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss George Zimmerman’s recent domestic violence arrest, people who think Bill Cosby should […]

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Episode 525: Black Backlash

Posted January 9, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

No, we are not Charlie, so you won’t hear us chanting “je suis Charlie”. Meanwhile, there are a number of simultaneous backlashes relating to social and political events. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss the Paris mass shootings, the NAACP bombing, Black folks who hate “Empire”, rich Blacks versus […]

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Episode 524: The Empire Quakes Back

Posted January 8, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Who saw the premier of the TV series “Empire”, starring Taraji P. Henson and Terrance Howard last night? And what’s up with the “quake cluster” happening in Dallas? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri the possibility of an AxAm Live!Radio iPhone app, Dallas earthquakes, “Empire” TV show, media hailing a […]

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Episode 523: UnBurdening Blackness

Posted January 7, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

It’s obvious that Black culture is the “in” thing–so much so, that we see non-Black “culture vultures” attempting to capitalize off of Blackness, neither being Black nor feeling any responsibility toward the challenges of being Black in this society. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss simulated sex on Grand […]

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Episode 522: Hacking Consumer Culture

Posted January 6, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Whether you like it or not, we’re all consumers of products and services. Therefore, we need to be smart about how and where we choose to spend our money (and time). On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss their continued Walmart Boycott, Microcenter store ignoring customers they think don’t have […]

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Episode 521: Controversial Deconstruction

Posted January 5, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Now that we’ve all made it to 2015, it’s time for some controversial deconstruction–breaking down some of the biggest controversies of 2014 to explain what’s really going on. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss beta testing for our new AxAm Live! Android app, the Bill Cosby drug and rape […]

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Episode 520: Are You That Somebody?

Posted November 17, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Are YOU that somebody? Well when it comes to the Ferguson Police, if you’re a young Black male, then the answer is probably “yes”. On the other hand, if you’re talking about the actors cast in the newly released Aaliyah biopic, the answer is a resounding “NO!” On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, […]

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Episode 518: Reflections On Dallas Ebola Crisis 2014

Posted November 12, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

It looks like the Dallas Ebola crisis of 2014 is over–at least for now. There were so many things wrong with how it all went down… On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri take a look back at the good, the bad, and the appalling events related to the Dallas Ebola […]

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Episode 517: Veterans Day Dilemmas

Posted November 11, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Happy Veterans Day! Or maybe not… How do you feel about the celebration of Veterans Day amid the perpetual wars? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri talk about a host of issues surrounding Veterans Day and how the country treats those whom they call heroes. Topics discussed include Veterans Day, […]

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Episode 516: No! No! These Entitlements Must GO!

Posted November 10, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Do you think it made a difference whether you did or didn’t vote in the 2014 midterm elections last week? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri take a look back at the midterm elections of 2014 and dispel some of the myths and folklore surrounding voting and the state of […]

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Episode 515: Internet Time Capsule

Posted October 19, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Where were you when the World Wide Web and the Internet were invented? For some of you, you may not have even been born! On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri take a trip down Internet memory lane, sharing the history and experiences that shaped one of the most revolutionary technological […]

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Episode 513: Bangin’ Scientific Discoveries

Posted October 17, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

What are your thoughts on Creationism versus The Big Bang Theory? On this science and technology episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss the latest scientific discoveries pointing to proof of The Big Bang Theory, and other ways technology can help make our lives easier. Topics discussed include scientific proof of theories […]

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Episode 512: Mythological Challenges

Posted October 16, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

In this age of information, mythological challenges seem to be around almost every bend. We owe it to ourselves to dispel the myths and folktales that leave people putting more faith in falsehoods than what they could more rightly deduce if they had better logical understanding of the matter. On this episode of The Axiom […]

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Episode 508: The World Is A Ghetto

Posted October 12, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

The world is a ghetto, but the hood is where the “authorities” spend most of their time plotting to systematically criminalize its inhabitants. Wanna know what life is like in the hood? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri give you a glimpse into hood experiences from day-to-day experiences like shopping […]

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Episode 507: Conspiracy Factoids

Posted October 11, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

We always hear the phrase”conspiracy theory” bandied about whenever a discussion about government lies and other actions ensues. What we know, however, is that many of the claims are not “theories”, but proven fact. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss conspiracy factoids via an examination of a variety of […]

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Episode 506: Spying On Americans’ Debates On Violence And Nudity

Posted October 10, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Should the U.S. government be spying on Americans? Do violence and nudity in video games and movies adversely affect children? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri tackle some of the biggest social and political debates among Americans, providing commentary on everything from government spying and same-sex marriage to children being […]

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Episode 503: A Slave’s Haven On The Underground Railroad

Posted October 7, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

The Underground Railroad served as the route to freedom for enslaved Africans in the United States, traveling from the South to the Northern U.S. States or Canada. But, do you know what the Underground Railroad actually was in the literal and figurative sense? Do you have any idea what it was like for slaves escaping […]

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Episode 501: Universal Mind Control

Posted October 5, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Who is controlling your mind? That’s the question you ought to be asking right now, because chances are, it’s not you! On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, join Heit & Cheri for a free-flowing discussion on a variety of subjects. It was about a three years ago that they released the first episode […]

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Episode 500: Your Life In Ads

Posted October 4, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Your life is in ads whether you like it or not. Our engagement in social media sites like Facebook and YouTube is one way that we choose to advertise ourselves. In addition, commercial ads are also a part of our lives, permeating every kind of media we come in contact with. On this episode of […]

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Episode 497: Stax On Deck

Posted October 1, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Are you a fan of Soul music? Have you ever heard of Otis Redding or Isaac Hayes? Do you know the songs, “I’ll Take You There”, “Soul Man”, or “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay”? If you answered “Yes!” to any of these questions, then you know Stax Records. On this episode of The […]

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