10 episodes

Where sociology meets the Black Barbershop or Salon

Sociologists Talking Real Sh*t James McKeever PhD

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 20 Ratings

Where sociology meets the Black Barbershop or Salon

    Amazon's Hands in Our Pockets and Foot on Our Neck, but there is Hope!

    Amazon's Hands in Our Pockets and Foot on Our Neck, but there is Hope!

    Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and I discuss Ellen Reese and his new book "The Cost of Free Shipping: Amazon in the Global Economy." We talk about Amazon Capitalism, surveillance capitalism, workers rights, the environment, and the possibilities for change. ...

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Queer People of Color: Connected but not Comfortable (stole the title from Juan's book)

    Queer People of Color: Connected but not Comfortable (stole the title from Juan's book)

    Juan Battle and I discuss the intersections of race and sexuality, LGBTQIA+ and BLM, intersectional approaches to battle oppression and Juan's must read list.  

    • 52 min
    OG (Originally Glenda) to PhD, Race in the Classroom

    OG (Originally Glenda) to PhD, Race in the Classroom

    Dr Glenda Flores and I talk about her growing up a working class Latina from Santa Ana, the added difficulties for graduate students of color, and her research on Latina teachers. 

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Rich get Richer and the Poor go to Work and Catch Covid!

    The Rich get Richer and the Poor go to Work and Catch Covid!

    Special Labor Day Edition! Dr. Shigueru Julio Tsuha and I talk about the portion of the economy that really matters...your paycheck.  While we are about to have our first trillionaire, others are getting evicted from their homes.  Does it have to be...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    White Folk, Where You At?

    White Folk, Where You At?

    Heather Dalmage and I talk about Whiteness and more Whiteness.  Will most Whites continue to support the Black Lives Movement? What is "bounded empathy" and "strategic ignorance" and how do Whites use them to maintain their privilege.  We also talk...

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Jacob Blake

    Jacob Blake

    No intros, no guests, just Black rage and sorrow.  I could not let this moment pass, I wish I could but this shit has to stop and that's for real.  

    • 17 min

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