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The Fragmented Whole podcast pieces together the news and self by examining the -isms and -phobias that unite and divide us intrapersonally, interpersonally, and geographically. By examining how these ideological frameworks play out in current events and pop culture, we obtain a deeper understanding of how we: 1. See and treat ourselves 2. See and treat others, and/or 3. Act as social agents of change and influence

The Fragmented Whole podcast pieces together the news and self by examining the -isms and -phobias that unite and divide us intrapersonally, interpersonally, and geographically. By examining how these ideological frameworks play out in current events and pop culture, we obtain a deeper understanding of how we: 1. See and treat ourselves 2. See and treat others, and/or 3. Act as social agents of change and influence
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The Fragmented Whole podcast pieces together the news and self by examining the -isms and -phobias that unite and divide us intrapersonally, interpersonally, and geographically. By examining how these ideological frameworks play out in current events and pop culture, we obtain a deeper understanding of how we: 1. See and treat ourselves 2. See and treat others, and/or 3. Act as social agents of change and influence

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English

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9194266895


Episodes

Counternarrative #5: Not All Gorillas are Friends: Resistance & Resilience Under the 45th

3/12/2018
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The season 2 finale episode highlights commentary made during the first live audio recording of The Fragmented Whole. With the 2018 midterm elections on the horizon, this discussion addressed the following ideals and tactics: 1. Intra- vs. inter-partisan unity and reconciliation, and 2. The facilitation of conversations between individuals and organizations from opposing ideological backgrounds. Until season 3 of The Fragmented Whole returns on June 25th, 2018, remain resistant and resilient.

Duration:00:47:01

Counternarrative #4: Wakanda Forever: Normalcy is Excellence

2/19/2018
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This week’s episode celebrates African diasporic representation in media, fine arts, and entrepreneurship by acknowledging the works of the African Chophouse founder, Stanley Lumax, and those of the Black Joy Project founder, Kleaver Kruz. If you aren't already, prepare to be inspired and mobilized to action. #WakandaForever

Duration:00:45:16

Counternarrative #3: Net Neutrality: Has it Really Been Repealed?

2/12/2018
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Co-hosts from Public Knowledge and the Detroit Community Technology Project, discuss how Congress, states, and communities are taking digital justice into their own hands with the repeal of net neutrality. The acts of mobilization discussed make you wonder, "has net neutrality really been repealed?"

Duration:00:37:12

Counternarrative #2: Liberia: Cracking the Crab Syndrome

2/5/2018
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This week’s episode explores Liberia's first peaceful transition of power in more than 70 years. With the insight of three Liberians of the diaspora, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the socio-political climate within which the 2017 elections occurred, the challenges the Weah administration will face, and hopes for the future.

Duration:00:39:58

Counternarrative #1: Zimbabwe: Finally 'Free & Fair?'

1/29/2018
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This week's contributors, two Zimbabweans of the diaspora, reflect on the end of the 37-year reign of former President Robert Mugabe, critique the current presidential administration of Emmerson Mnangagwa, and look forward to the uncertainty of a 'free and fair' presidential election in 2018.

Duration:00:43:41

2017 in Review: Films are the Window to my Soul

11/27/2017
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The season 1 finale episode reflects on 2017 by shining a spotlight on some of the year's best films. From Hidden Figures to Get Out, let's reflect on this past year and prepare for the new year to come.

Duration:00:30:57

We Built This, Part 2: A Seat at the Table

11/20/2017
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The second and last of a two-part conversation on mobilization efforts to remove Confederate statues from public spaces. This episode is guided by the narratives of UNC students and staff regarding the presence of Silent Sam and efforts to have it removed.

Duration:00:37:41

Beyond Hashtags: Of Mules & Men

10/23/2017
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In this week's episode, we discuss the role of men in discussions about gender-based violence, particularly with the #metoo campaign. We also shine a spotlight on a programmatic example of male allyship in Nairobi, Kenya.

Duration:00:15:19

In the Aftermath of Maria: Continental Privilege

10/9/2017
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In the first episode of the series, we explore the -ism/-phobia of ‘nationality discrimination’ within the context of Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States, and the treatment of these American citizens in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Duration:00:27:17

Pre-Season Introduction: The Fragmented Whole

10/9/2017
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The Fragmented Whole examines the -isms and phobias that unite and divide us intrapersonally, interpersonally, and geographically. In each episode, we’ll examine how these ideological frameworks play out in current events and pop culture, and hopefully gain a deeper understanding of how we: 1. See and treat ourselves 2. See and treat others, and 3. Act as social agents of change

Duration:00:07:48