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S3E12: Staying Embodied When Doing Racial Equity Work with Vani Tangella

Jan. 3, 2022

We all carry with us our own traumas (including intergenerational ones), but how do we each continue to show up and do this work when that’s the reality for us? Today, we’re exploring this with Vani Tangella, the Racial Equi…

S3E11: How to Not Stay Silent About Racism This Holiday Season with Shiquita Yarborough and Pedro Silvas

Dec. 20, 2021

Holiday get-togethers can be tough for a lot of reasons, and if your family is often vocal about their opinions around race or something else that you feel opposingly passionate about, it can be extra hard. But if you’ve bee…

S3E10: Podcast Therapy: Processing Our Rittenhouse Episode w/ Darrie Matthew Burrage

Dec. 13, 2021

We’re mixing it up for you again today with a behind the scenes episode! Our episode on the Kyle Rittenhouse acquittal (season 3, episode 8) has been weighing heavily on our hearts, so we’ve brought a special return guest on…

S3E9: Love, Fear, and How History Informs our Lives [A Deeper Dive]

Dec. 6, 2021

Have you ever learned something and wondered, why weren’t we taught this in school? And what would our interactions and lives be like if we were? So in today’s episode (which marks one year bringing this podcast to you!) we’…

S3E8: The Many Victims of White Supremacy: Exploring the Rittenhouse Case

Nov. 29, 2021

We’re disrupting our normal order of episodes this week to bring you a fiery, WTF?! conversation around the Kyle Rittenhouse case. In this episode, Courthney and Emily tease apart this case and his acquittal as well as the u…

S3E7: Uncovering Suppressed History with Patricia Raybon

Nov. 22, 2021

They say history is written by the victors. But uncovering the stories from those on the other side is so important. Today, we’re joined by Patricia Raybon, an award-winning author, essayist, and novelist who writes top-rate…

S3E6: What’s the “Right” Way to Talk About People? [Mini]

Nov. 15, 2021

Our words matter, and there’s a lot of debate over how we should talk about people, and a lot of fear around causing offense. Should you say “a homeless man” or “a man experiencing homelessness”, for example? Today’s mini ep…

S3E5: The Missing Piece in Positions of Power [A Deeper Dive]

Nov. 1, 2021

In today’s episode, we’re debriefing last week’s conversation with Shiquita Yarbrough, the first Black person to run for city council in Longmont, Colorado. We’re diving deeper into power, ego, and tokenism, why the conversa…

S3E4: Representation Matters with Shiquita Yarbrough

Oct. 25, 2021

Talk of representation and the importance of bringing more diversity into positions of power is everywhere. But why is it so important that it actually starts to happen? And what barriers are standing in the way of what dive…

S3E3: How to Minimize Defensiveness in Tough Conversations

Oct. 18, 2021

Want to know more about how to cultivate skills and competencies around ACTUALLY being in hard conversations on race and social justice? If so, you’re going to love our new “mini” episodes! In this first “mini” episode for y…

S3E2: Why Language is So Important [A Deeper Dive]

Oct. 11, 2021

Join us for today’s episode as we reflect on last week’s interview with the brilliant Colorado poet laureate, Bobby LeFebre. We’re diving into radical imagination and how it fits into social justice work, breaking down inten…

S3E1: Radical Imagination in Racial Justice with Bobby LeFebre

Oct. 4, 2021

What could we create if we leaned into radical imagination? In this episode, we’re bringing you an inspirational conversation with poet Bobby LeFebre. Bobby is an award-winning writer, performer, and cultural worker fusing n…

S2E20: Demystifying Critical Race Theory

July 26, 2021

What do you think of when you hear the term Critical Race Theory? There is a lot of debate and misconception about this in the school systems right now and in today’s episode — our season 2 finale! — we are breaking it down …

S2E19: Freedom and Professionalism [A Deeper Dive]

July 12, 2021

What do professionalism and freedom mean to you? In today’s episode, we’re taking a deeper dive into this idea while we debrief last week’s epic episode with Darrie Matthew Burrage. Join us as we explore professionalism, whi…

S2E18: Whiteness + Capitalism = Professionalism with Darrie Matthew Burrage

July 5, 2021

What is professionalism, really? In this episode, we’re joined by Darrie Matthew Burrage to explore where professionalism comes from, what it has to do with whiteness and capitalism, and what we feel it really SHOULD mean.  …

S2E17: The Illusions of White Supremacy [A Deeper Dive]

June 28, 2021

White supremacy truly fucks us all, and there are many illusions about it that we don’t always recognize but are so important to explore. So in this episode, we’re diving deeper into last week’s episode with Courtney Napier …

S2E16: How White Supremacy F***s Us All with Courtney Napier

June 21, 2021

If you know better, you can do better. Join us in today’s episode, where we’re joined by writer, journalist, and antiracism coach, Courtney Napier, to explore the role our ancestors play in our lives as well as the illusions…

S2E15: The Neurobiology of DEI Work [A Deeper Dive]

June 14, 2021

So you’ve come to realize there are some things you’ve grown up with when it comes to race that you want to change, and you’re ready to start unlearning them. How hard can it be, right? But DEI work is definitely easier said…

S2E14: From Allies to Abolitionists with Jeff Campbell

June 7, 2021

From plays to protests, advocate and artist Jeff Campbell is mixing theatre and community organization to get the word out about the social justice issues impacting the Denver, Colorado area. In this episode, Jeff joins us t…

S2E13: Freedom to Just Be [A Deeper Dive]

May 24, 2021

What will it take for BIPOC to truly be free? This week, we’re debriefing the eye-opening conversation we had with DEI activist Crystal Lynese on the oppressive behaviors and origins of “Karen.” Tune in to this episode as we…

S2E12: The Historical Creation of Karen with Crystal Lynese

May 17, 2021

Karen is not new. White women have been bringing out their inner Karen for a LOT longer than you might think. So where exactly did Karen come from? In this episode, we’re joined by our guest Crystal Lynese, a DEI advocate wh…

S2E11: Climate Justice Touches Everything [A Deeper Dive]

May 10, 2021

This week, we’re breaking down some of the big takeaways from our conversation with community and climate activist Reverend Yearwood. He shared a powerful call to action for EVERYONE to organize & mobilize on the journey to …

S2E10: Centering Justice in the Climate Crisis with Reverend Yearwood

May 3, 2021

What will happen if we don’t change our environmental impact NOW? Where do you fit in the climate crisis conversation? In today’s episode we’re diving into these questions with Founder & President of Hip Hop Caucus and commu…

S2E9: Reacting to the Chauvin Trial Verdict & What’s Next

April 26, 2021

Will the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd spark reform and improve the systemic issues that BIPOC face when interacting with police? There’s still a lot of work to do, but the ruling is a step …