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 36: The Long & Bitter but Beautiful Struggle

Tamu and Mallory have a conversation about the devastating and change-making events that have rocked their Twin Cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul, the nation, and the world in the past three weeks.

Moral to the Story: BLACK LIVES MATTER!

DONATE, DONATE, DONATE!

  • Reclaim the Block has a Google doc listing Minneapolis/St.Paul organizations you can donate to.
  • The Strategist has a comprehensive list of organizations that you can support based on your interests.
  • Donate locally to ensure funds get where they are most needed.

Be an ALLY:

  • Check out Justice in June. It offers three learning plans for anyone hoping to spend the month taking a step to “becoming an active ally to the black community.” Choose how much time you have per day — 10, 25 or 45 minutes — and the learning plan tells you what media to consume.
  • Watch Ibram X. Kendi discuss How to Be an Antiracist.
  • Watch Dr. Robin DiAngelo discuss White Fragility.
  • Watch Franchesca Ramsey’s 5 Tips for Being an Ally.