Episode 45: This is Not Antiracism Woodstock with Antiracist Parenting Podcast

Mallory and Tamu were joined by Hannah and SooJin of the Antiracist Parenting Podcast in the first of what we can hope are many conversations about what Antiracism is, how to related to individuals who might not be “there” and how it is possible for us all to move about the world as Antiracist humans.

Moral to the Story: The meaning of Sankofa – “You must reach back to reclaim that which is lost in order to move forward.”

So Tired of Having this be a Moral to the Story: Arrest the police officers who murdered Breonna Taylor!

Other Fun Topics Discussed

  • History is important.
  • If you do nothing, you are being passively racist.
  • What about white folks? Racism dehumanizes white folks, once they realizing they are losing their humanity, they will stop dehumanizing BIPOC.
  • On cancel culture: some things need to be cancelled. Itis a step forward towards accountability.
  • How to deal with loved ones who might see things differently: live life where your values align. To be in relation with people whose values don’t align can be done up to a point.
  • Being intentional and deliberate in what you are doing is the key to managing through complex relationships.

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Episode 43: Never-Ending Battles

This week Tamu and Mallory discuss the aftermath of Mallory’s Saturday night “The Postman” live Tweet event and her bringing this terrible, yet timely film back to life. Tamu wrestles with work microaggressions and coming to terms with not making excuses for feeling how she feels about racism. In Kentucky, the cops who murdered Breonna Taylor probably had a BBQ instead of prison food–AGAIN!

Moral to the Story: Believe Black women. Support Black women. Protect Black Women.

Never-ending Very Special Moral to the Story: Arrest the police officers who murdered Breonna Taylor!

Other Fun Topics Discussed:

  • Megan Thee Stallion protecting the man who shot her while he throws her under the bus.
  • Iowa’s land hurricane, a.k.a., derecho and the time Tamu and Mallory think they were caught in one.
  • Bidets: get one for COVID Wave 2
  • Bad at Love has a theory: Racism would still exist if your wiped everyone’s memory like Men in Black.

Special Shout-outs:

  • New Podcast – Antiracist Parenting Podcast: Our dear friend and social justice book club creator, Hannah, who was our guest on Episode 32: Justice Flowers with a Side of Ranch now has her very own podcast. Please listen to Antiracist Parenting Podcast. Hannah and her co-host SooJin are parents who are deeply committed to raising antiracist children and want to build a community that will help parents gain confidence in raising a generation of antiracist kids by talking with kids about race, racism, white supremacy, and what it means to be an antiracist. Want more information? Check out their website.
  • Congratulations to Tiffany from Abroad In Education: Tiffany, creator and host of the podcast, (A)broad in Education and special guest on our series of travel episodes (Episodes 30 & 31) is doing big things with her doctoral thesis and just won a game-changing fellowship!
  • Glad you are still with us, Kelli!: Fan of the show Kelli, survived a near-death experience on Lake Michigan. So glad you and your daughter are okay.