Devon Existing

CW: Discussion of trans issues and experiences, including transphobia.

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How Privilege Dodges Responsibility

CW: Discussion of anti-trans self-harm – 14:04-18:58

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COVID-19 & Afghanistan with Jen Peeples

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The Documentaries of D. Eric Harmon

CW: Brief references to rape and spousal abuse in illustrative contexts.Associated Links:

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  • Most of the references in the conversation are reflected in the documentaries of D. Eric Harmon, which can be found at www.raitan.com. Please note the site is graphics heavy and you may experience a brief delay in loading.
  • Another good resource for a timeline of Black and white race relations in the US can be found at Coursera. Auditing courses is free. “Race and Cultural Diversity in American Life and History”: https://www.coursera.org/learn/race-cultural-diversity-american-life

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One Man’s Privilege

CW: Brief references to sexual abuse, rape, and spousal abuse.

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Will Power – with Dr. Carl Erik Fisher

Carl Erik Fisher is an addiction physician and bioethicist. He is an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University, where he works in the Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry. He also maintains a private psychiatry practice focusing on complementary and integrative approaches to treating addiction. His writing has appeared in Nautilus, Slate, and Scientific American MIND, among other outlets. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his partner and son.

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The Making of an American Black Man

CW: Discussion of history and genealogy which includes discussions of rape & domestic violence.

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Modern Slavery in the Penal System

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Blog link: https://harrisees.wordpress.com
Podcast: https://anchor.fm/tracie-harris
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TracieHarris
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/tharris1773/
Paypal: http://paypal.me/athomeinmyhead

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Will Changes to Racist Names Include Prisons? | The Marshall Project: https://www.themarshallproject.org/2020/07/29/will-the-reckoning-over-racist-names-include-these-prisons?fbclid=IwAR0odmtvcFH9mB4wk2acxqmvrmOdFHXBQd0TIIIw9_e6cwj0pbxYtUPHVBU
From Texas – Negroes and the Labor Question (NYT archive): https://www.nytimes.com/1865/07/16/archives/from-texas-negroes-and-the-labor-question-general-advance-in-wages.html
Punishment After Slavery: Southern State Penal Systems, 1865-1890: https://www.jstor.org/stable/800272
The Straight Line from Slavery to Private Prisons: https://lithub.com/the-straight-line-from-slavery-to-private-prisons/
Corrections Corporation of America to CoreCivic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CoreCivic
Slavery Haunts America’s Plantation Prisons: https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2009/apr/15/slavery-haunts-americas-plantation-prisons-by-maya-schenwar/
NPR – How Prison Labor Contributes to the US Economy: https://www.npr.org/transcripts/884989263
The Color of Justice: Racial and Ethnic Disparity in State Prisons: https://www.sentencingproject.org/publications/color-of-justice-racial-and-ethnic-disparity-in-state-prisons/

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“Wishful Thinking” – Dan Lebowitz [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOg3zLw7St5V4N7O8HSoQRA]

Conversation with Dr. David Ince – 25-June-2021

Topic: Experiences and observations of Racism in different countries, with Dr. David Ince.

A Note to Sponsors – “at home in my head” Giving Back
I wanted to provide a “thank you” to the folks who have sponsored on Anchor, or dropped a tip on PayPal. Although sponsor and PayPal info are included in the description, I don’t really push for that or promote it, so funding for the podcast isn’t huge. However, because a lot of my recent content has included the experiences of marginalized groups, I realized that I needed to pay it back in some way. It isn’t enough to just talk about these issues–action is also required. What good is information if it doesn’t lead to change? I decided to lead by example, and so I am letting people know that I used proceeds received on Anchor, to date, to sponsor the “Women of Color – Beyond Belief Conference” and also to buy bus passes to support the Atheists Helping the Homeless effort that Phil and I discussed in a prior episode. I consider sharing the voices of these communities and advocates a social obligation. And when I saw I was benefiting from sharing their voices, I recognized an additional obligation to give back. I’d just as well advise people to donate directly to the causes themselves, instead of to me/my podcast. But if I don’t pay it back after receiving benefits from the voices of marginalized people, then I’m doing nothing but appropriating their oppression.
Thank you to those of you who made it possible. Together we can be that change in the world we want to see.

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