Two social justice educators working to unite the Black and Brown communities through education, storytelling and community engagement.
Reflections on Season 2
Maurice and Lissette look back at season two and the tumultuous times it covered. They also share some exciting news about where they are headed next before they get to work on season three.
Dr. Leo Chavez and Linda Sanchez: The Long History of the Immigrant "Other"
In this conversation with Dr. Leo Chavez, professor of anthropology at UC-Irvine and Linda Sanchez, a student in the program we cover the idea of the long history of the "immigrant threat" that over the last three to four decades has manifested in negative feelings towards Latino immigration. Listen and learn. Contribute to the conversation on social media and share the episode.
The Hilarity of Rekha Shankar: A Comedian's Perspective on Life
Rekha Shankar, former writer and performer for College Humor, lets us in on some of her thoughts about society and culture and how it is reflected in our entertainment. She shares with us some of her motivation for writing and her desire to just be a comedian and not always a "woman of color in comedy." Listen, learn and share.This episode includes explicit language. Listener discretion is advised.
David Muhammad: Hip Hop, Education and Social Justice
David Mohammed is an educator in the Kansas City area. He also serves as a karate instructor and has released several hip-hop projects. In this episode, David discusses his role as a Black, Muslim teacher in a majority White school and how he has integrated all of his talents into educating students.*This episode contains some language that may be perceived as offensive.
Democratic Whip, Representative Jim E. Clyburn Discusses Covid 19 and Vaccine Hesitancy
This episode is part of a series of short episodes that will focus on the timely conversation of vaccine hesitancy. Democratic Whip and Representative of the 6th District of South Carolina, Jim Clyburn, has been tasked with leading the Corona Virus Crisis Response Committee for Congress. Listen as he shares some updates and insights about the vaccine and other important information.
Langston Ward and Vaccine Hesitancy
This is the first in what will be a series of short episodes that will focus on the timely conversation of vaccine hesitancy. Langston Ward is a program manager for Interfaith Youth Corp. He is using many of the lessons he learned while studying at Harvard and as a classroom teacher to lead a campaign focused on informing people about the benefits of the Covid 19 vaccine.
Great podcast for educators
I truly enjoy this podcat. The two hosts are so transparent and relatable. They do a great job of tackling real issues.