"Facing Race: Stories & Voices" is a special series of oral histories recorded at the 2014 Facing Race National Conference in Dallas, TX. Featuring an array of thinkers and advocates sharing their personal stories and formative experiences, the series illustrates the many paths and experiences of racial justice work. Episodes will be released weekly, starting in June 2016, and are available on the Race Forward site (https://www.raceforward.org/media/facing-race-stories-voices), or listeners may subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.For more of these conversations, join us at the next Facing Race conference November 10-12 in Atlanta, GA!! To learn more and register, visit facingrace.raceforward.org.Facing Race is presented by Race Forward (http://raceforward.org), publisher of Colorlines (http://colorlines.com). The "Facing Race: Stories & Voices" series is produced by Race Forward's Jay Smooth & Rebekah Spicuglia, with interviews recorded by StoryCorps. Learn more at www.storycorps.org.
Rinku Sen and Gary Delgado on Multiracial Movement Building07/11/2016 Duração: 07min
In the final episode of our Facing Race: Stories & Voices podcst, Race Forward Executive Director Rinku Sen, and our founder, and Former Executive Director Gary Delgado share stories of growing up in all-white enclaves on Long Island, and how they came to learn about, and participate in their first acts of organizing. We learn about some key moments that influenced the lenses through which Rinku and Gary see the world, and their place as organizers within it. Visit raceforward.org or [http://bit.ly/frpodcastraceforward] for more stories like this!
Lutze Segu (@FeministGriote) on twitter activism, and finding your love ethic.24/10/2016 Duração: 05min
In this session, social justice educator Lutze Segu (FeministGriote), and Johnathan Fields discuss the effects of social media on racial justice movements. Lutze speaks about critical self reflection, pointing out how important it is to “complicate your politics,” and have compassion when doing social justice work. Be sure to rate and subscribe to this #FacingRace podcast on iTunes at http://bit.ly/facingracepodcast. Join in the conversation from our 2016 Facing Race Conference this November by following the hashtag #FacingRace on twitter. Visit http://facingrace.raceforward.org or twitter.com/raceforward for more details.
Janna Zinzi and Tara Conley on Growing Up in Multiracial Families21/09/2016 Duração: 06min
In this episode, Janna Zinzi tells our Race Forward Senior Research Associate Tara Conley about what it's like to grow up in a multiracial family when one side of that family clings to racist notions of relationship norms. They discuss formative moments in their youth that shaped their understanding of the complex, racist and stereotypical lenses some people use, to view interracial girls and their parents through. Be sure to rate and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes at http://bit.ly/frpodcastraceforward and be sure to join us at Facing Race 2016 this November. Visit http://facingrace.raceforward.org to register now.
Ai-jen Poo and Kai Wright on Race, Gender, and Employment02/09/2016 Duração: 08min
In this podcast, Ai-jen Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance tells Kai Wright about the ways that women in her family inspired her to fight for the rights of domestic workers–while making space for self care. Ai-jen divulges the gripping story of one of the first domestic workers whose case she worked on: a young nanny from Jamaica who was being exploited by a host family.
Chief Thomas Dardar on surviving "Indian Schools," and keeping traditions alive25/08/2016 Duração: 06min
Former Colorlines staffer Aura Bogado speaks with Chief Thomas Dardar, principal Chief of the United Houma Nation in Louisiana. Chief Dardar speaks on the vital importance of preserving their culture and staying connected to the land, and their historical struggle to receive proper treatment from the government, as a tribe that is still not federally recognized. Rate and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes [http://bit.ly/facingracepodcast] and be sure to join us at #FacingRace 2016 this November. Visit [http://bit.ly/facingrace2016] or facingrace.raceforward.org to register now!
Franchesca Ramsey on how to survive YouTube as a content creator of color18/08/2016 Duração: 08min
Franchesca Ramsey tells our former Race Forward producer Kat Lazo all about the origins of the classic Chescaleigh video "Sh*t White Girls Say," and what she has learned from her work tackling race issues in the treacherous waters of YouTube.
Bishop Tonyia Rawls on working with the Black church for LGBTQ justice.12/08/2016 Duração: 07min
Melinda Weekes-Laidlow, former managing director of Race Forward, speaks to Bishop Tonyia Rawls of the Freedom Center for Social Justice, on how Rawls has found surprising common ground with church leaders in her work on LGBTQ issues.
Larry Fellows III on finding himself, in Ferguson07/08/2016 Duração: 06min
Akiba Solomon talks to Larry Fellows III, a young St. Louis resident who was so affected in the first days after Michael Brown's death in 2014, he left his day job to help build the growing movement in Ferguson and eventually helped found Millennial Activists United.
Jeff Chang on "Who We Be," a conversation about race and culture28/07/2016 Duração: 04min
Author Jeff Chang tells Race Forward's Jay Smooth about his Hawaiian roots, and how reggae and liberation movements for people of color helped shape his sociopolitical views.
Glenn Harris on racial equity, and changing the system from within.19/07/2016 Duração: 06min
Glenn Harris of the Center for Social Inclusion speaks to Race Forward's Terry Kelleher on his family's experience with institutional racism through the Tuskegee Experiment, and how this led to his innovative work for racial equity within the system.
Malkia Cyril on media technology, and telling the story of power.07/07/2016 Duração: 08min
In this episode media technologist Deanna Zandt talks to Malkia A. Cyril, founder and Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice. Malkia shares about the inspiration she draws from her mother's work, and her vision of reclaiming media and technology as public tools for speaking truth to power.
Pramila Jayapal on Resilience, Resistance and Making America Home.30/06/2016 Duração: 07min
In this session former Colorlines reporter Carla Murphy interviews Indian-American activist Pramila Jayapal. Pramila talks poignantly about finding her place in the USA as a teenage immigrant from India, and how 9/11 led her to a new career as immigrant rights advocate.
Parker T Hurley on queer identity and finding family.26/06/2016 Duração: 04min
This week former Colorlines reporter Jamilah King talks to the queer, black-mixed race, trans-activist Parker T Hurley, about on forging your own path to home and family as a queer person of color.
Linda Sarsour on how Islam feeds social justice17/06/2016 Duração: 08min
In this conversation with former Colorlines staffer Julianne Hing, racial justice and civil rights activist Linda Sarsour tells how her activism is informed by her family and Palestinian roots, and how her Muslim faith resonates in all areas of her life.