S4 • E11
Can De-Escalation Training Prevent Police Violence?
Franchesca sits down with Master Sergeant Benari Poulten to talk about how the U.S. Armed Forces trains and employs de-escalation techniques to handle difficult situations during conflict.
S4 • E12
Do You Speak for Your Entire Race?
Franchesca presents the idea of the race ambassador, someone from a specific cultural background who is expected to represent and speak for the entire culture in question.
S5 • E1
Do These Celebs Look Alike?
Franchesca examines the concept of "own race bias" in the context of regularly mistaken identities of celebrity BIPOC.
S5 • E2
Why Legal Immigration to the U.S. Is Almost Impossible
Franchesca learns about the incredibly complicated process to becoming a U.S. citizen.
S5 • E3
Can Legalizing Weed Fight Racism?
Franchesca explores the racist marijuana arrest patterns disproportionately affecting BIPOC in U.S. states where weed is legal and states where it is illegal.
S5 • E4
The Strange and Gross Origin of Cuck
Franchesca traces the development of the word cuck, from Shakespeare to forums like Reddit, on which it's used by the radical right as a catchall insult.
S5 • E5
Three Cinco de Mayo Misconceptions Debunked
Kat explains why it's more American than Mexican to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by drinking margaritas and loading up on nachos.
S5 • E6
Five Poverty Myths Debunked featuring The Liberal Redneck
Franchesca busts five common myths about poverty with the help of Trae Crowder a.k.a. The Liberal Redneck.
S5 • E7
How to Be Queer AF at Prom featuring Dylan Marron
Franchesca and Dylan Marron explain what rights are available to LGBTQ youth who want to attend prom together.
S5 • E8
Five Mental Health Stigmas That Need to Go
Franchesca tackles mental health misinformation, such as love being a solution for depression or that there is no cure for mental health issues.
S5 • E10
Five Transgender Tropes That Need to Stop ft. Patti Harrison
Franchesca reviews some common Hollywood tropes and stereotypes.
S5 • E11
What’s a Real Man?
Franchesca and friends try to unpack what it means to be a "real man."
S6 • E1
Why Do People Say "Ax" Instead of "Ask?"
Franchesca explores why pronouncing the word ask as "ax" is pejoratively associated with Black and working-class people.
S6 • E2
Do All Muslim Women Wear a Hijab? featuring Fareeha Khan
Franchesca tasks Fareeha Khan with explaining the Muslim tradition of wearing a hijab.
S6 • E3
Will Multiracial Kids End Racism?
Franchesca explains why ending racism is going to be more complicated than welcoming a new generation of multiracial babies.
S6 • E4
Are Your Choices Instinct or Influence?
Raymond Braun helps Franchesca understand how cigarette companies have found ways to influence low-income communities to smoke.
S6 • E5
Four Black Hair Myths Debunked
Franchesca presents a FAQ about Black hair, introduces common Black hairstyles and reveals misconceptions people of other races have about Black hair.
S6 • E6
Racism in Gay Dating? featuring Dylan Marron
Dylan Marron shows how "preferences" are often used to mask discrimination in the world of gay dating apps and LGBTQ relationships.
S6 • E7
How Hollywood Misrepresents the Working Class ft. Gabe G.
Gabe Gonzalez talks about the importance of accurately depicting middle- and working-class people in the media.
S6 • E8
Colorism in the Latinx Community featuring Lee Chin
Franchesca enlists Lee Chin to break down colorism, a form of discrimination based on skin color in Latin America and the Latinx community in the U.S.
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