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Ep 79: The "Snoop Doog Presents Bible of Love" B-side – 04.17.18

4/16/2018
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Ep 79: The "Snoop Doog Presents Bible of Love" B-side – 04.17.18 Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan talk through Snoop Dogg's latest work, a Gospel album titled Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love. As a continuation of last week, the crew wrestles with what it looks like when we grapple with a whole, complex person. Have a listen to both the WTD Crew and Snoop's latest album, linked below. ———————————— Show Notes: Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love -...

Duration:00:33:56

Ep 78: The "MLK50" Edition – 04.10.18

4/10/2018
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Ep 78: The "MLK50" Edition – 04.10.18 The WTD crew is back together this week and Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan look at last week's #MLK50 commemoration. The crew talks through MLK's life, his legacy, where we are today, and how both the church and society in general, have come to understand Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Grab your favorite pair of earbuds and let's chat! #MLK50 #YourStory #TVscreen #Caesar ————————————— Show Notes: Love Beyond Walls: http://lovebeyondwalls.org/map18/ King In the...

Duration:01:22:40

Ep 77: The "Millennials Are Coming" - 03.27.18

3/27/2018
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Ep 77: The “Millennials Are Coming” Edition – 03.27.18 This week Ashley and Ryan invite on a special guest to tackle the ever sprawling subject of...MILLENNIALS! Special guest, and voice of the millennial generation, Kaitlyn Schiess sits in with the crew to offer her perspective and experience on deconstructing the language of generations. Grab your iced caramel macchiato and kick back with the WTD crew... ———————————— Show Notes: Follow Kaitlyn Schiess: https://twitter.com/kaitlynschiess...

Duration:01:10:04

Ep 76: The "Facebook is Screwing Us" B-Side – 03.20.18

3/20/2018
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Ep 76: The “Facebook is Screwing Us” Edition – 03.20.18 This week Ashley and Ryan look at the ways in which social media impacts our lived experience. They talk through how social media sculpts our understandings and creates echo chambers for us to revel in. Pull up some earphone, set the InstaSnapTwitChatBook down and hang out with the crew. #SocialMedia #Decontextualize #BarneyVoice #MootOrMute #Irregardless #Language ———————————— Show Notes: John Dyer: From the Garden to the City:...

Duration:00:49:15

Ep 75: The "Secret Lives of Black Women 2.0" Edition – 03.13.18

3/13/2018
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Ep 75: The “Secret Lives of Black Women 2.0” Edition – 03.13.18 This week Ashley invites back on the ladies from the original Secret Lives of Black Women Edition (Episode 72) – Jurrita Williams and Elizabeth Woodson. The ladies dive deeper into their lived experiences — singleness, dating, marriage, friendships, intersectionality...the whole thing! Pull up a chair and hang out with the lady of WTD and her friends....there will be no challenge today! #BlackIn2018 #Secrets #NoChallenge...

Duration:01:25:25

Ep 73: The "Wakanda Forever" Edition – 02.27.18

2/27/2018
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At long last the WTD Crew tackles the one topic we know you all want to break down: Black Panther. This week Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan break apart the Black Panther movie - T'Challa, Killmonger, M'Baku, Nakia, Okoye, Zuri...we got 'em all in here. The crew wrestles with white supremacy, representation, gender issues, political issues, and a whole bunch of other stuff that adds to the nuance and complexity that is Black Panther. #WakandaForever #BlackIn2018 #Blessed #HeyAuntie #Colonizer...

Duration:01:28:08

Ep 72: The "Secret Lives of Single Black Woman" Edition - 02.20.18

2/19/2018
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Ep 72: The "Secret Lives of Single Black Woman" Edition - 02.20.18 The WTD Crew is back...well....sort of...but not really...but yes! Ashley Iron boots the fellas outta the room and invites on two of her friends, Jurrita Williams and Elizabeth Woodson, to talk through living as a single black woman and how that walks out. Whether it's martial status, socio-economic understandings, or positions within the church this episode deals with intersectionality from the embodied experiences of...

Duration:01:21:40

Ep 71: The "Iconic Black Women in American History " Edition – 02.13.18

2/13/2018
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Ep 71: The "Iconic Black Women in American History " Edition – 02.13.18 It's almost Valentine's Day and the WTD crew wants to talk about women we love! These are women who don't often get mentioned in American history, but nevertheless made contributions that we think should be celebrated and noted. Get your favorite cup of tea out, maybe a little 90's R&B, some Godiva chocolate, and your notebook as we talk about some history. #blackhistorymonth #iconicwomen #wtd ———————————— If you wanna...

Duration:01:09:59

The "We Thirsty" B-Side - 02.09.18

2/9/2018
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In this follow-up b-side episode Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan discuss some of the things that were just covered with Jemar Tisby. Ashley ruminates on how good it was to hear from Jemar that sometimes it's ok to leave a space. ———————————— If you wanna get at us (and we know you do) you got options: Email: wetalkdifferentteam@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/wetalkdifferent Twitter: twitter.com/wetalkdifferent Instagram: instagram.com/wetalkdifferent/ Website: wetalkdifferent.com You can...

Duration:00:15:33

The "White Dollar" B-Side - 01.23.18

1/23/2018
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The "White Dollar" B-Side - 01.23.18 On the B-Side, Ashely, Elijah, and Ryan pickup where they left off last week by continuing to discuss the economic systems that perpetuate oppression. The team digs in a bit further to look at white meritocracy, black ownership, and the latest Jay-Z album. Plus, the word for this week is still "hot"! :-) #Hot #WhiteDollar #BSide #WTD ——————————— If you wanna get at us (and we know you do) you got options: Email: wetalkdifferentteam@gmail.com Facebook:...

Duration:00:30:13

The "White Affirmative Action" Edition - 01.16.18

1/16/2018
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The “White Affirmative Action” Edition - 01.16.18 In this episode Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan look at White Affirmative Action, and the ways that white people have benefited over the decades from affirmative action initiatives. The crew also looks at the “model minority” stereotype as it relates to affirmative action. And Ryan recounts his experience of fighting the law, but alas...the law won! #AffirmativeAction #FoughtTheLaw #TheLawWon #WTD

Duration:01:19:49

The "Shotgun" B-Side – 01.09.18

1/9/2018
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The first B-Side of 2018 is here! In this episode Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan catch up on all that's happened since Thanksgiving...yep...all the way back in 2017! They cover evangelicals, tax bills, DACA, net neutrality, crypto-currency, natural disasters...it's a shotgun approach to catch up on all that's happened since the crew took a break. So strap in cause the crew covers some ground this week! #Shotgun #Abs25 #Omarosa #BSide #WTDisBack ———————————— The WTD crew doesn’t have it all...

Duration:01:23:55

The "#BlackIn2018" Edition - 01.02.18

1/2/2018
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The WTD Team is back in 2018! Rested and ready to rumble...Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan talk through what 2018 looks like in light of last year, while being black in America. And Ashley corrects Ryan on the right way to eat a donut! #Blackin2018 #WeBack #Donuts #NoNapkins #Holla #UntilNextWeek What We're Talking Different About Ashley: Amanda Davis - https://www.nnrpac.org/about Elijah: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Ibram X Kendi)...

Duration:01:24:53

The "What Does It Mean to Be White" Edition - 12.19.17 - Classic

12/18/2017
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*A WTD Classic Episode from the Vault. This conversation was originally recorded in May 2017, and released as a 2-part podcast. Given the popularity of and demand for this episode we wanted to release it as one whole podcast for more people to easily share and use as a resource. Have we got a treat for you this week! Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan talk with Dr. Robin DiAngelo, author of What Does It Mean to Be White and Is Everyone Really Equal, about prejudice, racism, discrimination, white...

Duration:01:28:51

The "Hot Take Confessions" B-Side - 11.14.17

11/13/2017
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It's a WTD Hot Take! Ash, E, and Happy Hands talk through the conversation they just had with Adam Thomason (@redrev). If you haven't heard The "Confessions of an Ex-Evangelical" Edition please check out last week's episode, download, and listen. This week's discussion is a critique and comment on that episode. #WhyYouRunnin #Confessions #ExEvangelical #HappyHands —————————— Show Notes: Rapsody - http://www.iamrapsody.com/ The Real Estate Council - http://recouncil.com/ Champions of Hope -...

Duration:00:54:53

The "Confessions of an Ex-Evangelical" Edition — 11.7.17

11/6/2017
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The “Confessions of an Ex-Evangelical” Edition - 11.7.2017 This week Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan invite in a special guest into the mix. Adam Thomason (@redrev) joins us to talk through his recent audiobook experience — Confessions of an Ex-Evangelical: Why I Left Christianity and Started Practicing Jesus. Show Notes: Practicing Jesus - https://practicingjesus.com Adam on Twitter - https://twitter.com/redrev —————————— The WTD crew doesn’t have it all figured out but we’re trying to talk...

Duration:01:35:26

The "It's Not Your Fault But It's Your Problem" Edition — 10.31.2017

10/30/2017
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This week Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan call an audible, and go down a completely different path. They came in with a game plan and completely changed it up when they hit record. This week the crew looks at the recent Lecrae album, Piper's response, and the conversation surrounding the Reformed movement as a predominantly white Christian contingent. —————————— The WTD crew doesn’t have it all figured out but we’re trying to talk about and give voice to these conversations in public. So shout...

Duration:01:04:42

The "#MeToo" B-Side - 10.24.17

10/23/2017
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We're keeping' the script flipped this week...starting with the B-side cut..cause it's that good. This week Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan talk through the #MeToo Twitter hashtag that came out over the last couple weeks in relation to Harvey Weinstein and sexual abuse/harassment. The WTD crew gets personal this week and talks about some of their own experiences. Please be warned that this episode could be a trigger for people who have undergone traumatic events as well. —————————— The WTD crew...

Duration:00:42:18

The "Take a Knee" B-Side - 10.03.17

10/2/2017
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This week Ashley, Elijah, and Ryan look at the speech Trump gave in Alabama where he called out the NFL for not taking a harder stance on NFL players that kneel during the national anthem. The WTD crew talk through some of the components of the NFL, their thoughts on how race and politics are particularly intersecting right now, and Ashley and Elijah teach Ryan how to speak in tongues! #StandUp #TakeAKnee #KeysToTheHonda #SpeakingInTongues #HowWeStarted #SpiritIsHear Please join our...

Duration:00:32:07

The "Black Hair" Edition - 09.26.17

9/26/2017
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We got a special episode for y’all this week. Ashley kicks out the WTD fellas from the room and says she ’s drivin this thing. With Elijah and Ryan locked in the control room Ashley brought in 3 all-stars: Sharifa Stevens, Jurrita Williams, and Jayme Hightower. These women talk through a variety of subjects from black hair, to living as a woman, to grappling with colorism. These women are on fire from start to finish. #LadiesOnly #ByeGuys #BlackHair #HairStories #Colorism #SeriousPizza...

Duration:00:50:20

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