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Make it Plain

Nov 3, 2023

In this week's Black World News, Kehinde Andrews discusses the "end" of Black Employment Month aka Black History Month, King Charles' unapologetically White speech during a recent state visit to Kenya, what is and isn't authentic reparatory justice, and the ongoing White psychosis of the British royal family.
In this week's guest interview, Kehinde Andrews talks with Nels Abbey. They discuss amongst many tings, his formative years in foster care and boarding school and his working years from asset banker to media exec. They also discuss, topical news including the current UK's most diverse yet most far-right government in history, Nel's new book out next year The Hip Hop MBA uses hip hop as a model for how we think about economics. his new event Uppity a monthly forum for discussing Black issues in Black communities with the first event The Trial of Dominique Samuels happening earlier this week at The Africa Centre. 
Nels Abbey is a former asset management banker turned public intellectual, medical executive, broadcaster, satirist, author of "Think Like A White Man: A Satirical Guide to Conquering the World . . . While Black" (2019) and The Hip Hop MBA: Lessons in Cut-Throat Capitalism from Rap’s Moguls (out spring 2024) and most recently founder of "Uppity: An Intellectual Playground For The Refined & The Boujee."
Guest: @nelsabbey (IG + T)
Host: @kehindeandrews (IG) @kehinde_andrews (T)
Podcast team: @makeitplainorg @weylandmck @inhisownterms @farafinmuso
King Charles stops short of apology for ‘abhorrent’ colonial violence in Kenya

Nels Abbey's Guardian Column

Boarding Schools: The System That Rules Britain - BBC

UK to compensate Kenya's Mau Mau torture victims

‘Black face of white supremacy'

Canongate scoops banker-turned-writer Abbey's hip hop business 'bible'

The Hip-Hop MBA: What the Empires, Moguls, and Business of Rap Can Teach the World

Uppity: An Intellectual Playground For The Refined & The Boujee

Why It’s Okay to Change (I Did After Doing Psychedelics)
THE PSYCHOSIS OF WHITENESS: Surviving the Insanity of a Racist World

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