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(2014/06/15) The case for reparations (Racism)

Edition #836

The case for reparations

 

Today we explain once again what white privilege is and isn't and then take a look at the case for reparations for slavery

 

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Bill O'Reilly Exempts Himself From White Privilege - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 05-16-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: inequality - What'z Next


Ch. 4: Act 2: White Privilege is Real - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 05-30-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Turtle (Bonobo Mix) - One Offs... Remixes & B Sides


Ch. 6: Act 3: Examining the case for reparations - @Dis_Con - Air Date 2-18-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Who Benefits? - In Black and White


Ch. 8: Act 4: Facing the Truth: The Case for Reparations Part 1 - @BillMoyersHQ  And Company - Air Date 5-21-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: The Confrontation - Beasts of the Southern Wild (Music from the Motion Picture)


Ch. 10: Act 5: Slavery Reparations Study (H.R. 40) via @repjohnconyers and @NAACP - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 11: Song 5: Activism - The Poet


Ch. 12: Act 6: Facing the Truth: The Case for Reparations Part 2 - @BillMoyersHQ  And Company - Air Date 5-21-14


Voicemails

Ch. 13: No one espouses misandry more than MRAs - Nathan from Boca Raton, FL

Ch. 14: Offended by Sonya's analogy - Peter from Chicago, IL

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 15: Final comments on women's lose-lose predicament analogy

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


ACTIVISM:

NAACP Supports Slavery Reparations Study Legislation, H.R. 40, Now Pending In The 113th Congress” introduced by Rep John Conyers

Sample letters/emails to send to your representatives via the NAACP

Sources/further reading:

"The Case for Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates

"STUDY: Economic Hardship Makes People More Racially Biased” by Chris Mooney at Mother Jones

"Surprise! Study Finds People Don’t Understand How Racism Works” by Mychal Denzel Smith at The Nation

"We’re Going to Be Talking About Reparations This Year” by Mychal Denzel Smith at The Nation

"Donald Sterling: Slumlord Billionaire” by Dave Zirin at The Nation

 

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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