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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 intent vs impact, and taking a deeper dive into how we use language and its rela…

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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 non-traditional, multi-hyphenatived professional identities to …

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Co-hosts of Humanize: Emily Braucher and Courthney Russell Jr
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Co-hosts of Humanize: Emily Braucher and Courthney Russell Jr
www.thehumanizepodcast.com

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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 for you. Join us as we touch base with you about CRT (Critical…

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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, whiteness, freedom, and where they intersect and diverge from eac…

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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.

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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 about this, the role your ancestors have in your anti-racism w…

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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 and f**kery of white supremacy that affects us all.

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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 than done. Join us on today’s episode as we debrief last week’s inspiring …

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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 than done. Join us on today’s episode as we debrief last week’s inspiring …

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Season 2, Episode 14, "From Allies to Abolitionists"

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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 to share…

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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 to share how advocacy and theatre can go hand in hand, the ways …

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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 dive deeper into Crystal's 3 most memorable moments from her interview las…

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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 dive deeper into Crystal's 3 most memorable moments from her interview las…

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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 whose work emphasizes Karens particular brand of oppression, to …

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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 centering justice in the climate crisis conver…

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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 centering justice in the climate crisis conversation. Join us as we dive in…

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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 community activist Reverend Yearwood. He shares with us a powerful m…

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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 in the right direction to create accountability in policing. In…

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Are you wondering how a prep school-raised white girl from Boston and a Black man from Atlanta like us teamed up to collaborate on a mission to work towards progression to help dismantle systems of oppression? On today’s episode, we’re bringing you a “getting to know us” episode and di…

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We heard some profound truths in our conversation last week with rebel, activist, and speaker Dr. Melissa Bird. She left us wondering about how to heal generational trauma, and what we can do to truly understand (and meet) the needs of the communities we serve. In this episode, we’re diving deeper …

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There is always a way to make a difference. Just ask our guest this week, activist Dr. Melissa “Missy” Bird — the CEO of Natural Born Rebel and a fierce public speaker on a quest for equality and justice. From protesting on a corner to creating a law, Missy is dismantling the structures in our soci…

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Making progress to understand and accept people of ALL cultures is becoming a life or death situation. Questions still linger as people wonder if they are safe in their communities, and whether the police officers they rely on will responsibly protect and serve. On this episode, we’re d…

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