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Raising Equity explores racism, sexism, and other social issues through stories about what we need to know and do as adults in the lives of children to create a more equitable world. Our host is psychologist, professor, wife, and mother of two, Dr. Kira Banks, known for her work during the Ferguson Uprising during which she provided counsel to the Ferguson Commission, local activists, and community organizations. Banks' thinking and writing helped frame the path to racial equity in the St. Louis region.

Raising Equity explores racism, sexism, and other social issues through stories about what we need to know and do as adults in the lives of children to create a more equitable world. Our host is psychologist, professor, wife, and mother of two, Dr. Kira Banks, known for her work during the Ferguson Uprising during which she provided counsel to the Ferguson Commission, local activists, and community organizations. Banks' thinking and writing helped frame the path to racial equity in the St. Louis region.
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Raising Equity explores racism, sexism, and other social issues through stories about what we need to know and do as adults in the lives of children to create a more equitable world. Our host is psychologist, professor, wife, and mother of two, Dr. Kira Banks, known for her work during the Ferguson Uprising during which she provided counsel to the Ferguson Commission, local activists, and community organizations. Banks' thinking and writing helped frame the path to racial equity in the St. Louis region.

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@KiraBanks

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English

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Episodes

Understanding “White Kids” with Maggie Hagerman

4/19/2019
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How do we make sure that White kids grow up to White adults who are anti-racist? We understand how they […]

Duration:00:31:03

Debtors Prisons: Close the Workhouse

4/16/2019
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DID YOU KNOW that some people accused of crimes in St. Louis, Missouri’s “Workhouse” jail spend almost 300 days in […]

Duration:00:25:31

White Folk Work is a Family Affair

4/12/2019
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White folk work requires reflection and action. In this episode, I talk to a mother and daughter pair that do […]

Duration:00:38:08

Homophobia: Helping Kids Make Sense of it All

4/5/2019
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My 12 year old and I reflect on the homophobia and heterosexism series. The episodes have been a gift. We […]

Duration:00:16:23

Schools Leading the Way in Anti-bias Education

3/29/2019
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Our schools have to be a part of stopping homophobia. I chat with Dr. Nicole Evans, principal of City Garden […]

Duration:00:29:56

How to Reject Homophobia in Schools

3/22/2019
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I get schooled by Jason Heisserer who is the head of school at Crossroads College Preparatory School in St. Louis, […]

Duration:00:35:05

When the Church Closes its Doors on an LGBTQ Pastor

2/18/2019
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The United Methodist Church made headlines when it voted to keep a ban on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy. Yet, […]

Duration:00:31:48

Welcome to the Raising Equity Podcast!

2/17/2019
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Welcome to the first of many Raising Equity podcasts where we explore issues of identity and equity in society! I’m […]

Duration:00:12:58

Talking homophobia with David Dwight

1/27/2019
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David Dwight, Catalyst for Forward Through Ferguson, talks about what he has learned and is unlearning from homophobia at the […]

Duration:00:30:43

Talking homophobia with Alexis Templeton

1/27/2019
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Alexis Templeton, college student and Ferguson activist, talks about how homophobia and rigid gender role norms kept their family from […]

Duration:00:31:30

Talking to Kids About Homophobia

1/22/2019
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Kids hear and understand the hate of homophobia. It’s important that we talk to them to give them tools to […]

Duration:00:12:22