If you missed out on part 1 of this convo, you may want to go back and listen prior to this episode!
One of the most eye-opening interviews we've ever conducted, Dr. Buggs not only fills us in on current research trends related to mixed race children and interracial relationships; she openly shares her own stories and experiences of being the child of a white mother and Black father in modern-day America.
You don't want to miss this enlightening interview that highlights the struggle of mixed race children being seen as the "saviors" of racism world-wide.
Dr. Shantel Buggs is a leading scholar and researcher on interracial relationships and multiracial individuals. She's an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and African American Studies at FSU. You can find her online here: https://shantelgbuggs.com/, and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sgbuggs
"Fake news" has been a popular term over the past 4 years. But, is how it's being used actually what it means? In today's episode, we discuss:
- What fake news is;
- Who creates fake news;
- How does fake news spread;
- and what you can do to protect yourself from fake news.
Tune in to this week's podcast episode with special guest, A'Naja Newsome- owner of A.M. Health & Fitness Consulting, LLC. We talk about her research exploring the barriers to exercise in marginalized populations and why she's come to understand exercise as celebration rather than punishment.
This week's dive into our Buzzword's Busted phrase "I Got Gypped" actually stems from a word I (April) used last week in the podcast. This phrase is so common to me; I've heard it and I've said it whenever I feel cheated out of something. Discover the racial epitaph behind this phrase- the history will blow your mind, and like we've been saying: "when you know better, you do better."
For the past five years, we have heard the elevation of the word "THUG" in negative political narratives; and for the past two decades, we've seen the word "THUG" embraced in the black and hip-hop communities. But how many people know where this term actually originated from? It might surprise you. This week, we discuss the history of this buzzword and the cultural relevance today.
A quick Google search for "how can I manifest..." returns 183,000,000 results. Major influencers like Oprah use the term "manifestation" often, and the President has even used "Manifest Destiny" in the State of the Union address. We wanted to know more about this term. So today, we dug deep into history so we could talk about the cultural relevance of this term then and now. You definitely don't want to miss this episode
National Humanities Center: "Manifest Destiny": http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/nineteen/nkeyinfo/mandestiny.htm
Washington Post: Trump's 'Manifest Destiny' in space revives old phrase to provocative effect: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/02/05/trumps-manifest-destiny-space-revives-old-phrase-provocative-effect/
Scene on Radio podcast series (learn your history): https://www.sceneonradio.org/