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Episode 151: Antiracism & White Supremacy

November 25, 2020

For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne explore the topic of anti-racism by interviewing Kenrya Rankin, an award-winning author, journalist, and editor. During the conversation, they discuss the power of writing as a tool for change (32:30), definitions of and misconceptions about white supremacy (35:45), and resistance to anti-racism (38:00). They also have a conversation about her book—Anti-Racism: Powerful Voices, Inspiring Ideas—and what it means to be an anti-racist (42:20). They close the episode by discussing how people can find their unique contribution to the movement (45:10), key takeaways from How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance (48:10), allyship and approaches to building a multi-cultural movement against racism (51:10), and resources to help people enact change (1:01:00). 

Other Topics Include: 

00:30 - Check in with Ty and Daphne 

08:10 - BhD “Oh Lawd” News

27:50 - Introduction of the Topic 

29:30 - Learn More About Kenrya Rankin

56:10 - Kenrya’s Thoughts on Politics and the Future 

1:06:33 - Ty and Daphne Reflect on the Interview 

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