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95: A Convo About (Mixed) Race with Dr. Buggs (Part 1 of 2)

95: A Convo About (Mixed) Race with Dr. Buggs (Part 1 of 2)

September 13, 2020

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

94: Interrupting Biased And Racist Language

94: Interrupting Biased And Racist Language

September 7, 2020
How do you interrupt biased and/or racist language when you see it or hear it?  We give 4 tips on how to interrupt this type of language and hold people accountable in this episode.
 
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93: Leading Successful Diversity Initiatives (w/ Dr. Gold)

93: Leading Successful Diversity Initiatives (w/ Dr. Gold)

August 30, 2020
Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are hot topics recently; the number of organizations seeking to expand (or start!) EDI initiatives has skyrocketed this summer. Dr. Shaunna Payne Gold, an Assistant Provost of Diversity & Inclusion and the owner of an EDI consulting firm: Gold Enterprises, LLC, stops by our podcast to discuss what effective leadership in equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives should look like in your organization.
 
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92: Buzzwords Busted: Fake News

92: Buzzwords Busted: Fake News

August 24, 2020

"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.
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91: Exercise Should Be A Celebration (with A’Naja Newsome)

91: Exercise Should Be A Celebration (with A’Naja Newsome)

August 17, 2020

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.

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90: Buzzwords Busted: The Ghetto

90: Buzzwords Busted: The Ghetto

August 10, 2020
In this episode we talk about one of the most controversial terms today: "ghetto."
 
Content warning - referral to drug use.
 
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89: Buzzwords Busted: I Got “Gypped”

89: Buzzwords Busted: I Got “Gypped”

August 3, 2020

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."

88: Buzzwords Busted: The History Behind “Thug”

88: Buzzwords Busted: The History Behind “Thug”

July 28, 2020

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.

Resource mentioned:

(2013) What's a Thug's Life Looked Like in 19th Century India, CodeSwitch
(2015) The Racially Charged Meaning Behind the Word 'Thug'. NPR

87: Buzzwords Busted: The History Behind “Manifest Destiny”

87: Buzzwords Busted: The History Behind “Manifest Destiny”

July 20, 2020

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

Resource mentioned:

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/

86: Bridging The Gap Between Racial Boundaries

86: Bridging The Gap Between Racial Boundaries

July 13, 2020

This week we discuss how we will be refocusing our podcast and business endeavors. Take a quick jog with us down memory lane and hear how we came to the decision to refine our offerings based on the need and current social climate. Stay tuned as we transition to this next journey in our lives, business, and podcast as we "Bridge the Racial Boundaries Gap" in our nation.

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