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A Safe Place to Talk About Race

VoiceAmerica

Everyday, racial tensions grow. More people want a life free from hate and disparities in education, healthcare, criminal justice, etc., but don’t know how to sort it out or where to go. We bring experts and notables to engage with you on real life and living in this journey. A Safe Place to Talk about Race airs live Mondays at 1 PM Pacific Time and 4 PM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Everyday, racial tensions grow. More people want a life free from hate and disparities in education, healthcare, criminal justice, etc., but don’t know how to sort it out or where to go. We bring experts and notables to engage with you on real life and living in this journey. A Safe Place to Talk about Race airs live Mondays at 1 PM Pacific Time and 4 PM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Location:

New York, NY

Networks:

VoiceAmerica

Description:

Everyday, racial tensions grow. More people want a life free from hate and disparities in education, healthcare, criminal justice, etc., but don’t know how to sort it out or where to go. We bring experts and notables to engage with you on real life and living in this journey. A Safe Place to Talk about Race airs live Mondays at 1 PM Pacific Time and 4 PM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Language:

English

Contact:

866-472-5788


Episodes

The Last War - Racism and Spirituality?

10/14/2013
The Roman Empire did not colorize the person. Rome is arguably the roots of Western civilization.

Duration:00:58:10

He Just Won’t Quit! Who is Dr. Clarence Jones Really?

10/7/2013
Why did Martin Luther King, Jr. trust this man so much? Yes, Dr. Clarence B. Jones assisted in drafting King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, was his lawyer, and personally brought the “Letter from Birmingham Jail” to the light of day. But how does a Black man in America go from spending time in a foster home to iconic history? What are his personal thoughts that helped change the course of history? What didn’t happen that he knows would have caused justice to surge higher? What held him...

Duration:00:56:53

How They Pushed Through Racial Pain and Trauma

9/30/2013
‘Let’s become friends on purpose’, they said. What? The daughter of enslaved Africans and the son of slave traders agree to test a rarely traveled road? Is this a sign of “POST Racial American Society” in 2013? Really? What happens when an African-American (Black) woman and a European-American (White) man engage in each other’s lives, as friends, to test out a model of racial healing beyond the polite comments and the comfort of racial healing workshops? What did they learn about...

Duration:00:56:53

Black Hair: Politics, Art, and Culture

9/23/2013
It seems VERY complex. Is kinky hair a political statement like the symbol of a people regaining personhood in the ‘60’s?

Duration:01:15:32

White was Invented, Now Set Me Free!

9/16/2013
The Irish were mistreated until they too became ‘White’ people. Rita Starr, Founder and Program Developer of Healing Our Nation and author

Duration:00:56:35

Gospel Music: Roots that Drive Social Justice

9/9/2013
If it ‘ain’t sung, social justice can’t be won’. Can you think of any social justice movement without music?

Duration:00:56:25

Special Encore Presentation: Incarceration: The Childs Point of View

9/2/2013
Children of the incarcerated seem to be invisible in this continuing national tragedy of mass incarceration. There are over 2.7 million directly affected and the number is growing.

Duration:00:56:11

Black Panther Baby: Jamal Joseph’s Story

8/26/2013
He was young, gifted, and Black. What would cause Jamal Joseph to go from a youth in the NAACP straight to becoming a Black Panther in New York City?

Duration:00:56:52

Asian Americans: Expanding Voice in Civil Rights

8/19/2013
September 11th put many South Asians under a spotlight colored by race and sometimes religion. This isn’t the first time Asian Americans were targets.

Duration:00:55:37

Alaska Native Tribes – Guardians of Health Care

8/12/2013
Valerie Davidson says, “My Mother told me, ‘Lead with love. If you lead with love, you will never stand alone’.

Duration:00:55:05

Safety: When Black and Brown Boys Face Race

8/5/2013
Trayvon Martin, being followed in stores, more severe punishment than White children in schools, driving while Black, Brown, or ‘Middle Eastern’ looking.

Duration:00:56:44

Incarceration: The Childs Point of View

7/29/2013
Children of the incarcerated seem to be invisible in this continuing national tragedy of mass incarceration.

Duration:00:56:11

A Path to End Mass Incarceration

7/22/2013
Get sentenced, incarcerated, and lose your human rights to gain a job, education, even food and housing…maybe forever.

Duration:00:55:49

Incarceration: How Your Culture Can Heal You

7/15/2013
“For me to change, I had to journey past all those ugly identities that were placed upon me – that I accepted.., and go back...

Duration:00:55:15

The New Racial War - Making it Safe To Talk

7/8/2013
Have a story, opinion, or question that MUST be shared NOW? I do. We need to talk in ‘mixed’ company. How can ‘America’ heal if it’s not safe to talk about race? The Paula Deens

Duration:00:54:22

Native Americans: July 4th and Saving America’s Soul

7/1/2013
Can’t deport Native Americans. These sovereign Nations have been here from the beginning, and will be forever.

Duration:00:56:25

How a White Couple Recovers from Brainwashing

6/24/2013
This White couple just ended their 15 years of roaming the USA in an RV looking for Black people to befriend. Was their ‘Longing’ and urgency to recover from the race lie so deep they just ‘Authorized’ themselves into action’?

Duration:00:57:18

My Black Family and My White Male Privilege

6/17/2013
What really happens when a White man crosses the color line in the 21st Century by marrying a Black woman, and has children in the USA? How does White Privilege show up at home?

Duration:00:56:37

World Class Tennis: A Black Coach’s Point of View

6/10/2013
Sports have often been referenced as a great racial and national unifier. The road to the top includes the right coaches at the right time in a career.

Duration:00:56:11

George Washington’s Favorite Slave. Male or Female?

6/3/2013
Favorite slave. Seriously? That stinging reference aside, this was the only enslaved person George Washington freed upon his death, and gave an inheritance.

Duration:00:54:50