Discussing race on social media
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by Charlotte Wilson, Rachel Roszman, Charesia Foley
2y ago
During the last episode we started discussing the book “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You” by Jason Reynolds, based off of the book “Stamped from the Beginning” by Ibram X. Kendi but we still had a lot more we could have discussed so today we’re continuing our conversation from the last time.  The authors note how Richard Nixon would demean Black people in his speeches without ever saying “Black” and “White” by using words like “urban” and “ghetto” (pages 191-192).  This still happens today. Why are so many still so blind to it   I’m not sure about you, but I have been get ..read more
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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
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by Charlotte Wilson, Rachel Roszman, Charesia Foley
2y ago
This week we discuss Stamped by Jason Reynolds published in March 2020.  This book is an adaptation Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi (National Book Award winner). ABOUT THE BOOK: The construct of race has always been used to gain and keep power, to create dynamics that separate and silence. Stamped reveals the history of racist ideas in America, and inspires hope for an antiracist future. It takes you on a race journey from then to now, shows you why we feel how we feel, and why the poison of racism lingers. It also proves that while racist ideas have always been easy to fabri ..read more
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America's Racial Reckoning 2020 Edition
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by Charlotte Wilson, Rachel Roszman, Charesia Foley
2y ago
We continue our discussion about protests in America (and the rest of the world) in response to recent violent events involving the police ..read more
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Yes, it's okay to say Black Lives Matter
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by Charlotte Wilson, Rachel Roszman, Charesia Foley
2y ago
We come together to reflect on protests and new conversations about racism in the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Aubrey, and Breonna Taylor.  Many people still struggle with why it's important, necessary and okay to say Black Lives Matter.   Taking Action 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge through YWCA in Dayton Ohio   Send us feedback!  We want to know how you’re feeling, what you're thinking, and questions you still have.  boundforjustice@gmail.com ..read more
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Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
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by Charlotte Wilson
2y ago
Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize This special aired on PBS earlier this month and it showcased the ceremony honoring Dave Chappelle who was the 2019 recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize. The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor has been presented by the Kennedy Center annually since 1998. Named after the 19th-century humorist Mark Twain, it is presented to individuals who have "had an impact on American society in ways similar to" Twain.[1]   You can watch the show here:  https://www.pbs.org/video/dave-chappelle-the-kennedy-center-mark-twain-prize-qbmxgn ..read more
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Raising White Kids
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by Charlotte Wilson, Rachel Roszman, Charesia Foley
2y ago
Discussion This week we are going to talk about Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children In A Racially Unjust America by Jennifer Harvey. The book was published January 16, 2018 and is described as a book for families and communities committed to equity and justice who want to equip children to be active and able participants in our racially diverse yet tension-filled society. Jennifer Harvey is an educator, activist, and public speaker whose work focuses primarily on racial justice and anti-white racism. Dr. Harvey lives in Des Moines, Iowa and is a professor of religion at Drake University ..read more
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A Look Back at 2019
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by Charlotte Wilson, Rachel Roszman
2y ago
We take a look back at books read in 2019 and reflect on what's next for the podcast ..read more
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12 The Blood of Emmett Till
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by Charlotte Wilson
2y ago
Discussion We talk about The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson. The book was published January 31, 2017 and was a winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, a New York Times Notable Book, and an NPR Best book of 2017, as well as acknowledged on multiple other notable book lists. Do you have a specific event or a news story in your life that really stuck with you and made you want to take action? What did you find the most impressive or what about his mother stuck with you? So you feel like we are making any progress? What is it going to take? Taking Action Explore your family history ..read more
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11 Why Are The Black Kids Sitting Together
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by Charlotte Wilson
2y ago
EPISODE SUMMARY This week's book is "Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together" written by Beverly Daniel Tatum EPISODE NOTES Discussion We're discussing Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together written by Beverly Daniel Tatum. 1)What are some of the messages you’ve received and/or can you relate to or share how your self-perceptions have changed over time? What made them change? 2)What is your earliest race related memory? 3) Have you ever discounted someone’s feelings about a racial situation without meaning to? Or, have you been on the receiving end of being dismissed? ## Taking Action ..read more
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10 The Case for Reparations
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by Charlotte Wilson
2y ago
Discussion https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631 The subject of reparations is kind of a big topic and I had my preconceived ideas on the subject prior to reading The Case for Reparations. Did you also have a preconceived idea regarding reparations and after reading the articles did you have a different or new understanding? Did you viewpoint change at all? How? The subject of reparations is kind of a big topic and I had my preconceived ideas on the subject prior to reading The Case for Reparations. Did you also have a preconceived idea regarding ..read more
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