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.

 

Flutter: Social Justice Book Club with Hannah C.

Our Emotional Intelligence consultant, Hannah (see Episode 25: My Life is the Mmmbop Song) launched a Social Justice Book Club at the Golden Valley Public Library in Minneapolis. We talk how Hannah selects books for her book club and get insights on her motivation for starting it.

Moral to the Story: Change can effect not just family, but those around you.

Other Fun Topics Discussed:

Future Books for the Club:

Past Book Club Selections:

Get the Upcoming Book Club List:

  • Email Hannah: hcarney@umn.edu