14 episodes

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 29 Ratings

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

    Authentic Solidarity

    Authentic Solidarity

    We’ve known that oppression is alive and real in America, but it seems “woke” white people are just discovering it. It’s important to acknowledge the intersectionality of oppression through our communities. What does authentic solidarity looks like and what does it require from each of us to stand together that is transformative. Guest: Sindy Morales Garcia, co-founder of Courageous Change Collective

    • 43 min
    Hub & Spoke Pt. 2

    Hub & Spoke Pt. 2

    Six years ago, Mankwe Ndosi joined us to talk about Hub and Spoke - the concept that communities of color (the spoke) are constantly living in relation to the dominant white culture (the hub). Today we pick up where we left off focusing on solidarity between our communities.

    To listen to part 1, visit: https://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/07/17/counter-stories-episode-45

    • 53 min
    Solidarity in Sisterhood

    Solidarity in Sisterhood

    The murder of six Asian women in Georgia, on top of three murder-suicides, on top of vicious attacks on Asian elders, on top of a global pandemic is exhausting. On this week’s special episode of Counter Stories, four Asian women talk about healing and moving forward. Guests: Jennifer Nguyen-Moore, Linda Her, Megan Boyle

    • 48 min
    The Importance of Jury Duty

    The Importance of Jury Duty

    The crew is joined by the Juror Project founder Will Snowden to talk about the jury selection process and how it has historically disenfranchised communities of color. Guest: Will Snowden, founder of The Juror Project
    https://www.facebook.com/jurorproject/videos/346008873388414

    • 44 min
    Accessing the Vaccine

    Accessing the Vaccine

    We’re a few months into the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But who’s getting them? And does the distrust of the American healthcare system in our communities prevent us from getting vaccinated? Communities of color have a long history of being mistreated, experimented upon, and ignored by healthcare professionals. Now with more vaccines becoming available, how can we educate our communities on the benefits of and where to get access to vaccines? The crew is joined by Reuben Moore, President and Executive Officer of Minnesota Community Care.

    • 39 min
    Introducing: Bearing Witness with Anthony and Georgia – a new podcast

    Introducing: Bearing Witness with Anthony and Georgia – a new podcast

    Introducing a new podcast in our family. Bearing Witness with Anthony and Georgia is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism initiative from Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities, KMOJ Radio, and the Minnesota Humanities Center. Join Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort as they cover the trials of the officers accused of killing George Floyd, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society. Listen, share, and subscribe!

    https://racialreckoningmn.org/

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

onekatia ,

Needed Voices

I adore this podcast and look forward to each segment. Hosts provide unique lenses and needed voices on current events. I’m grateful for this offering!

carolyn 2020 ,

Best discussion

A history lesson we all need to here. Reparations that have been paid over the years

Michelle Cohrene ,

Very important conversations

The voices and topics on this show are vital contributions to current events conversations today, from people who are often sidelined. Having a token white guy makes for a really interesting and reflective dynamic too.

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