22 episodes

Don’t Call Me Resilient is a provocative new podcast about race from The Conversation. Host Vinita Srivastava takes you deep into conversations with scholars and activists who view the world through an anti-racist lens. Instead of calling those who have survived the pain of systemic racism resilient, this podcast goes in search of solutions for those things no one should have to be resilient for.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 11 Ratings

Don’t Call Me Resilient is a provocative new podcast about race from The Conversation. Host Vinita Srivastava takes you deep into conversations with scholars and activists who view the world through an anti-racist lens. Instead of calling those who have survived the pain of systemic racism resilient, this podcast goes in search of solutions for those things no one should have to be resilient for.

    EP 19: How powerful sounds of protest amplify resistance

    EP 19: How powerful sounds of protest amplify resistance

    In today’s episode, we look at how sound and noise are used as tactics of protest and how practitioners are using environmental soundscapes to protest against racism and police brutality.

    • 39 min
    EP 18: Why you shouldn't be afraid of critical race theory

    EP 18: Why you shouldn't be afraid of critical race theory

    In today's episode of Don't Call Me Resilient, we speak with two Canadian educators who explain how using critical race theory in their classrooms helps both students and teachers.

    • 35 min
    EP 17: Diamond mines are not a girl’s best friend

    EP 17: Diamond mines are not a girl’s best friend

    In today’s episode, we hear from two women who talk about how diamond mines in the Northwest Territories have negatively impacted and perpetuated gender violence.

    • 24 min
    EP 16: TikTok is more than just a frivolous app for lip-synching and dancing

    EP 16: TikTok is more than just a frivolous app for lip-synching and dancing

    In today's episode, we take a look at how TikTok can be used as a tool to educate and has been a space for sharing information during major events in the last two years.

    • 41 min
    EP 15: Niqab bans boost hate crimes against Muslims and legalize Islamophobia

    EP 15: Niqab bans boost hate crimes against Muslims and legalize Islamophobia

    Our guest today says that instead of deterring anti-Muslim hate, Canadian laws are actually making it worse - in essence, legalizing Islamophobia. Natasha Bakht is an award-winning legal scholar who has spent the past five years researching the rise in anti-Muslim attitudes in North America. She is a professor in the faculty of law at the University of Ottawa and the author of In Your Face: Law, Justice, and Niqab Wearing Women in Canada. In her book, Natasha explores the stories of niqab-wearing women who have faced discriminatory laws.

    • 25 min
    EP 14: Unmarked graves of 215 Indigenous children were found in Kamloops a year ago: What's happened since?

    EP 14: Unmarked graves of 215 Indigenous children were found in Kamloops a year ago: What's happened since?

    In today's episode of Don't Call Me Resilient, we take a look at what has happened since the unmarked graves of 215 Indigenous children were found in Kamloops B.C. in May 2021.

    • 31 min

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