56 episodes

This is a podcast for scholar activists by scholar activists! We're about encouraging and facilitating learning, activism, and anti-racist action. You'll hear prominent speakers from communities of color addressing how to step out of the societal cyclical patterns of our shared past. If you are seeking a community of like-minded scholar-activists, keep listening.

Blacktivism In the Academy The DREAM Collective & That Untitled Project

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

This is a podcast for scholar activists by scholar activists! We're about encouraging and facilitating learning, activism, and anti-racist action. You'll hear prominent speakers from communities of color addressing how to step out of the societal cyclical patterns of our shared past. If you are seeking a community of like-minded scholar-activists, keep listening.

    5.02 Revisitng "De-criminalizing the Student Body"

    5.02 Revisitng "De-criminalizing the Student Body"

    We've been thinking about the ways students have been put in danger by their own school administrators and professors. There's a new wave of anti-activist voices turning on students who are protesting genocide and urging their schools to divest from war. This season one episode feels particularly pertinent right now.
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    Original episode aired 010.29.2020
    Featuring Dr. Subini Annamma and Dr. David Stoval
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    Peace.

    • 21 min
    S5 e1 - We're Not Okay

    S5 e1 - We're Not Okay

    Weeee'reeee baaaa-aaack. Season 5 kicks off with Cherese, J.T., and producer Gloria hopping on the mic to introduce the season theme: we're not okay; is that okay?
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    This episode was recorded when Angel Reese was still playing for LSU, Western social media was just just starting to raise awareness about the amalgamation of atrocities in the DRC, and all three of the team members had just had a good soul-deep cry. You've been disclaimered.
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    Peace.

    • 37 min
    We're Making You a Mixtape

    We're Making You a Mixtape

    Blacktivism in the Academy has season 5 ready to go for y'all and we can't wait for you to hear it. 
    This season we have a theme: "We're not okay. Is that okay?"
     
    This is our longest season yet and we just know it'll be worth the wait. We're a lil off on our count. It's 15 episodes, but we know you'll love em.
    Get in touch with us to let us know your thoughts and to maybe even contriubute your voice to the mixtape!
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    4.16 Report Cards

    4.16 Report Cards

    J.T. and Cherese hop on the mic with Gloria and we chat about who gets these gold stars and who or what "needs improvement". We also look back on the season's theme to wonder how our thoughts have evolved when it comes to imagining new futures for higher education.
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    Peace.
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    Production note: This episode has some wonky audio so if you tend to listen with headphones, you may notice more volume extremes and slight noise than usual. This one is best enjoyed through speakers.

    • 41 min
    4.15 My President is Black with JT Minor

    4.15 My President is Black with JT Minor

    James T. Minor joins us to talk about his path to becoming SIUE's 10th chancellor (and first Black chancellor), his ethos of opportunity, and how he imagines a more ideal academy. From the eastside of Detroit to Jackson State to nation-wide leadership positions he gives us insight into his higher education experiences.
    Twitter - @JT_Minor
    Instagram - @JT_Minor10
    LinkedIn
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    Peace.

    • 46 min
    Find Your Way Back with Felicia Commodore and Royel Johnson

    Find Your Way Back with Felicia Commodore and Royel Johnson

    We're joined by the dynamic duo of Felicia Commodore and Royel Johnson. These two are BIA-proclaimed podcasting experts, good friends, and recently-tenured scholars who share their insights on how they've humanized their higher ed experiences.
    Listen to the ASHE podcast about Humanizing Higher Education on Spotify
    Scholarly Work
    Felicia Commodore
    Royel Johnson
    Today's episode includes sampled music by Anno Domini Beats 
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    Peace.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

BlackamusPrime ,

A must listen for Black scholars

This is the actual best podcast I’ve listened to. The host (now hosts) really bring relevant and timely topics of discussion and have solid interviews. 10/10 recommend

joshp2011 ,

Must-have

An artful collection of brilliance, insight, and truth telling—exactly the kind of voice so badly needed in the academy and beyond. Tune in, listen, learn, and go do better.

SDean84 ,

Listen to this!

Thought provoking, educational, emotional. I am not in higher ed but there are universal truths here that can apply to all industries and professions.

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