4 episodes

Have you started your journey toward antiracism but you find other outlets difficult to approach?
Do you have questions about race you have no one to ask?
Do you want to hear friends talk about the realities to race?

Take a listen to our conversations. Two friends talk about racism and answer questions - even questions that might not seem appropriate to ask.

Two Normal-ish People Talk About Rac‪e‬ Ashley Washington and Robert Brown

    • Society & Culture

Have you started your journey toward antiracism but you find other outlets difficult to approach?
Do you have questions about race you have no one to ask?
Do you want to hear friends talk about the realities to race?

Take a listen to our conversations. Two friends talk about racism and answer questions - even questions that might not seem appropriate to ask.

    Episode 4: Hoodies and Fruit Salad

    Episode 4: Hoodies and Fruit Salad

    Finally get caught up on editing episodes! This week Ashley and Rob – and the third wheel, as she affectionately calls herself – discuss appearance and race in stores, in ministry, and in life. Also, Rob is given more grief about not drinking smoothies. Check us out every other week on Facebook for living recordings … Continue reading "Episode 4: Hoodies and Fruit Salad"

    • 52 min
    Episode 3: Racial Disparity

    Episode 3: Racial Disparity

    In this episode – which happened a month ago – Ashley and Rob (and the recurring special guest) talk about racial disparity in policing, mental health diagnosis, and media representation. And Rob confesses he has no idea how to convert White people to racial awareness and anti-racism. AND, if you want to listen to the … Continue reading "Episode 3: Racial Disparity"

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 2: We Got Deep Fast

    Episode 2: We Got Deep Fast

    This week Ashley and Rob invited Rasheena to join them in their conversation, and it got deep quick. We talked about being black in the workplace, fear-based policing, and how the United States doesn’t even treat black bodies as fully human and worthy of saving. BUT, on the lighter side, at the end we did … Continue reading "Episode 2: We Got Deep Fast"

    • 1 hr
    Episode 1: Detox Weeks and the Realities of Race

    Episode 1: Detox Weeks and the Realities of Race

    Ashley and Rob(ert) talk about food stereotypes – including the white food stereotypes Ashley follows – and address some questions from people at the beginning of their antiracism journeys (including Rob’s mom). Check us out every week on Facebook (and YouTube eventually) at 1:00 PM Eastern/12:00 PM Central!

    • 1 hr 3 min

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