Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequity in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story.
Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for?
Sounds of Justice is a Be The Bridge podcast, featuring BTB's founder, Tasha Morrison.
Pass The Mic is the premier podcast of The Witness – A Black Christian Collective. Tune in every week for engaging discussions and high profile interviews addressing the core concerns of African Americans biblically. Learn more at www.TheWitnessBCC.com.
News comes at you fast. It's not just hard to keep up with everything that's happening, sometimes you don't know which voices to trust to help you interpret what's going on. That's where Footnotes comes in. Jemar curates the week's current events with a focus on issues related to black communities, justice, and politics.
In the "Epidemic Podcast" Episode 13, Dr. Celine Gounder and Ron Klain speak with Dr. Helene Gayle, CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, and Dr. Aletha Maybank, the Chief Equity Officer at the American Medical Association, about the health and wealth gaps that exist in poorer communities in the US, and how COVID-19 has widened these gaps, leaving members of these communities more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19.
From Serial and The New York Times, "Nice White Parents" is a podcast tracing the 60-year relationship between white parents and the public school down the block. Reporter Chana Joffe-Walt looks at inequality in education, focusing not on whom schools are failing, but whom they serve. Her five-part series examines what is arguably the most powerful force in our schools: white parents. For more information on the series, visit nytimes.com/nicewhiteparents.
Listen to the Podcasts: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/22/podcasts/nice-white-parents-podcast.html
Our Review: http://www.belpresjustice.org/learning-resources/reviews/143-review-nice-white-parents