That seems to be a theme as we discuss Black American English, Southerners traveling North, and, of course, jazz dance.
0:00 Black American English: It's a language!
11:30 Bobby experiences a TINY bit of language discrimination, compared to how much Black Americans experience.
16:30 Discrimination of language is discrimination of people
20:00 Chisomo's speaking as an unintended role model for Black students
24:00 Code switching, both conscious and subconscious
33:00 The Great Migration and soul food
40:00 Cleveland vs Australia
41:00 Gullah culture and Jazz Dance
45:30 The Carribean & New Orleans
Welcome to Integrated Rhythm! Two Swing Dancing besties (Chisomo Selemani & Bobby White) navigate race and the Black Experience in the world of Jazz Dance and other Afro-centric social dancing.
Our goal is comfortable conversations about uncomfortable things. Our podcast music is by Laurel Ryan & Michelle Stokes, our intro music this week is by Barron Ryan, Laurel Ryan's brother (check out firstofitskind.net, and www.barronryan.com.) And, the background drumming is by Bobby White.
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