50 min

Beyond Allyship proximity.

    • Documentary

Jen Fry is a social justice educator who trains organizations, institutions, and businesses through an antiracist lens on issues of race, inclusion, intersectionality, diversity, and equity. She runs JenFryTalks, a social justice education firm that uses conversation to educate and empower those within athletics through an anti-racist lens on issues of race, inclusion, intersectionality, diversity, and equity.

Jen shares with us today how to go beyond allyship and how to be a co-conspirator to people of color in our homes, our work, and even on social media.
Definitions of Race with Sources: Courtesy of Jen Fry, jenfrytalks.com
Race: A socially constructed system to classify humans based off of phenotypical characteristics, like skin color, hair texture, and bone texture. Source: Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education (Multicultural Education Series)Racism: Racism is a system in which one race maintains supremacy over another race through a set of attitudes, behaviors, social structures, and institutional power. Source: Barbara Love, 1994. Understanding Internalized Oppression    Whiteness: The academic term used to capture the all-encompassing dimensions of White privilege, dominance, and assumed superiority in society. These dimensions include: ideological, institutional, social, cultural, historical, political, and interpersonal. Source: Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education (Multicultural Education Series)Anti-Racism: Anti-racism is the active process of identifying and eliminating racism by changing systems, organizational structures, policies and practices and attitudes, so that power is redistributed and shared equitably. Source: NAC International Perspective: Women and Global SolidarityRecommended resources for further learning: 
Books:
I’m Still Here by Austin Channing BrownWhite Fragility by Robin DiAngeloMe and White Supremacy by Layla SaadHow to be An Antiracist by Ibram X. KendiThe Very Good Gospel by Lisa Sharon HarperSo You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma OluoJust Mercy by Bryan StevensonBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesTears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric DysonHood Feminism by Mikki KendallEloquent Rage by Brittney CooperThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderWhy I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Renni Eddo-Lodge
Websites/Articles:
Jen Fry’s Resource PageAustin Channing Brown’s The Next Question ShowUnpacking White Feminism by Rachel CargleSeeing White Podcast by Scene On Radio1619 Podcast by NYTCodeSwitch by NPRIntersectionality Matters PodcastThe Secret Lives of Black Women PodcastTo learn more about Jen’s work or to hire her, please visit her on Instagram, Twitter, her website, or text DISRUPT to 55-444 that will sign you up for Victoria’s updates.

Jen Fry is a social justice educator who trains organizations, institutions, and businesses through an antiracist lens on issues of race, inclusion, intersectionality, diversity, and equity. She runs JenFryTalks, a social justice education firm that uses conversation to educate and empower those within athletics through an anti-racist lens on issues of race, inclusion, intersectionality, diversity, and equity.

Jen shares with us today how to go beyond allyship and how to be a co-conspirator to people of color in our homes, our work, and even on social media.
Definitions of Race with Sources: Courtesy of Jen Fry, jenfrytalks.com
Race: A socially constructed system to classify humans based off of phenotypical characteristics, like skin color, hair texture, and bone texture. Source: Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education (Multicultural Education Series)Racism: Racism is a system in which one race maintains supremacy over another race through a set of attitudes, behaviors, social structures, and institutional power. Source: Barbara Love, 1994. Understanding Internalized Oppression    Whiteness: The academic term used to capture the all-encompassing dimensions of White privilege, dominance, and assumed superiority in society. These dimensions include: ideological, institutional, social, cultural, historical, political, and interpersonal. Source: Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education (Multicultural Education Series)Anti-Racism: Anti-racism is the active process of identifying and eliminating racism by changing systems, organizational structures, policies and practices and attitudes, so that power is redistributed and shared equitably. Source: NAC International Perspective: Women and Global SolidarityRecommended resources for further learning: 
Books:
I’m Still Here by Austin Channing BrownWhite Fragility by Robin DiAngeloMe and White Supremacy by Layla SaadHow to be An Antiracist by Ibram X. KendiThe Very Good Gospel by Lisa Sharon HarperSo You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma OluoJust Mercy by Bryan StevensonBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesTears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric DysonHood Feminism by Mikki KendallEloquent Rage by Brittney CooperThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderWhy I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Renni Eddo-Lodge
Websites/Articles:
Jen Fry’s Resource PageAustin Channing Brown’s The Next Question ShowUnpacking White Feminism by Rachel CargleSeeing White Podcast by Scene On Radio1619 Podcast by NYTCodeSwitch by NPRIntersectionality Matters PodcastThe Secret Lives of Black Women PodcastTo learn more about Jen’s work or to hire her, please visit her on Instagram, Twitter, her website, or text DISRUPT to 55-444 that will sign you up for Victoria’s updates.

50 min