“I’m Still Here – Black Dignity In a World Made For Whiteness” w/ @austinchanning — #KatieSpeakShow Ep132 5/12/2018

In brief: Austin Channing Brown is my new favorite voice/author. I’m beyond excited to bring you a full episode of her being her straight forward, funny, charming self. This conversation is not 101-level racial justice and white listeners will be uncomfortable throughout. I encourage my white listeners to stay in that discomfort as a first step to committing to doing the work of dismantling the white supremacist systems our country was built on and that continue to wreak havoc in the lives of so many.

I can’t begin to recommend Austin’s book highly enough. Her wordsmithing pairs with her succinct honesty to give readers of all backgrounds so much to think about and ways to think differently about their lives.

Note: This show is available to stream and download for free so it can be accessible for everyone. If you’re able, consider becoming a supporter for as little as $1/month at PATREON or making a one-time donation at PAYPAL.me/KatieSpeak. Thank you!

Easy download/stream:

Enhanced audio: “I’m Still Here – Black Dignity In a World Made For Whiteness” w/ @austinchanning — #KatieSpeakShow Ep132 5/12/2018

Links to on-air references:

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

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Austin Channing Brown: Twitter; website; Facebook; Get the book!!

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All original music by “sparkling, glittery 60’s piano diva” Normandie Wilson

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