26 episodes

Celebrating the differences in our community.

Headscarves and Good Yarns Amal Abdullahi

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    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Celebrating the differences in our community.

    Headscarves and Good Yarns - harmful legacy of colonisation and race based policies

    Headscarves and Good Yarns - harmful legacy of colonisation and race based policies

    This episode is in response to the backlash at the study sign at the University of Auckland and proposed retraction of race based policies at the moment. Amal unpacks why it's important to have active and honest recall of our history, why it might be hard to do that and the harmful legacy of colonisation. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

    • 55 min
    Headscarves and Good Yarns - Q&A: March 15th reflections, privilege and CRT

    Headscarves and Good Yarns - Q&A: March 15th reflections, privilege and CRT

    This episode is a good ‘ole Q& Amal shares her reflections 5 years since the Christchurch terrorist attack and unpacks privilege and critical race theory. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

    • 56 min
    Headscarves and Good Yarns - One day, love and representation

    Headscarves and Good Yarns - One day, love and representation

    One day, love and representation - Amal unpacks the reaction towards Ambika Mod's portrayal of Emma in One Day. There are different expections when a young brown woman plays a romantic lead. Amal unpacks what that says about stereotypes, characterization and why it's so important good representation matters.


    This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

    • 54 min
    Headscarves and Good Yarns - critically thinking IRL

    Headscarves and Good Yarns - critically thinking IRL

    We've always been encouraged to think critically in an academic setting, but translating that key skill to our real lives, and thinking about the real world is nuanced, layered and hard to navigate. Amal unpacks what critically thinking IRL looks like, why it's important and tips to critically think IRL. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

    • 56 min
    Headscarves and Good Yarns - Dehumanisation, humanity and western supremacy

    Headscarves and Good Yarns - Dehumanisation, humanity and western supremacy

    The double standards between Gaza and Ukraine highlight how certain communities have been dehumanised. This episode unpacks dehumanisation - what it means, examples and how it upholds our current systems. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

    • 52 min
    Headscarves and Good Yarns - Can celebrities be activists?

    Headscarves and Good Yarns - Can celebrities be activists?

    with everything happening in gaza, people are watching to see what celebrities are speaking up and staying silent. in general, we watch what celebrities do and there is constant conversation around what we should, or shouldn't expect from celebrities and is it fair? Amal unpacks this question and offers nuanced answers by pointing to the systems that surround celebrity-ism.

    This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

GSCW1234 ,

Incredible

Thank you for this amazing podcast Amal. You are making Aotearoa a better place. Ka mau te wehi.

MrCicero ,

Wonderful Podcast and Host

Amal is a wonderfully well-spoken and thoughtful host. This podcast is amazing for those who want to listen about topics of diversity, well-being and overall kindness. Will be listening in every week!!!

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