“We Must Be Anti-Racist” w/ @JennMJack — #KatieSpeakShow Ep122 2/10/2018

In brief: “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist—we must be anti-racist.” — Angela Davis, 1979

Jenn Jackson is back on the show to differentiate between “non-racist” and “anti-racist” in her call for white folx to get active in the effort to dismantle white supremacy. She breaks down specific ways individuals can do the work. We also talk about the “American Dream” and who benefits from the perpetuation of the meritocracy myth, the white washing of Martin Luther King, Jr’s radical notions, and more!

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Easy download/stream:

Enhanced audio: “We Must Be Anti-Racist” w/ @JennMJack — #KatieSpeakShow Ep122 2/10/2018

Links to on-air references:

My take…

“Another day, another stealth attack on Medicaid” via the Washington Post

“Super Bowl LII Destruction in Philadelphia Was a White Riot” by Jenn M. Jackson at Teen Vogue

Audre Lorde self-care quote via Know Your IX: “Dealing with Activist Burn-Out and Self-Care”

Interviews…

“11 reasons why the ‘American Dream’ is a violent nightmare if you’re Black” by Jenn M. Jackson at WaterCoolerConvos

“Martin Luther King Jr. Was More Radical Than We Remember” by Jenn M. Jackson at Teen Vogue

“DOING THE WORK: WHITE PEOPLE MUST INVEST IN ANTI-RACISM” by Jenn M. Jackson at Bitch

Follow my guests…

Jenn M. Jackson: website; Twitter (personal); Twitter (podcast); That Black Couple – iTunes

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