The Humanize Podcast

S2E18: Whiteness + Capitalism = Professionalism with Darrie Matthew Burrage

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.


We’re exploring:
How Darrie made sense of his Blackness growing up in predominantly white spaces
The intersections of professionalism and whiteness
Where capitalism plays a role
The super dark side of whiteness
What we need to examine if we want to take white supremacist capitalism by the neck
This ONE thing that cannot coexist with freedom
“White people shit” — what it is and where it comes from
Darrie’s vision for the reframe of professionalism
Personal work standards
And more!

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