My Racist Friend
Episode 1.4: Designated Target

Episode 1.4: Designated Target

August 25, 2019

Responding to a listener question, Don and Amy talk more about fear and trauma. The friends also discuss the validity of different ways to confront white supremacy and the importance of allowing space for growth when someone disagrees.

Join Amy, Don, and the Bloomington Center for Connection on September 19-22 for the second annual Relational Summit—"Learning Together"—hosted here in Bloomington, Indiana. For more details, follow the Bloomington Center for Connection on Facebook and other social media platforms.

Buy tickets for the Relational Summit on EventBrite for September 19-22, 2019.

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Episode 1.3: Yellow Porsche

Episode 1.3: Yellow Porsche

August 16, 2019

With the local farmers market slated to re-open this weekend, Don and Amy talk about attending, safety, and the experience of living and succeeding as a Black man in southern Indiana, acknowledging that emotional labor.

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Episode 1.2: Good Heart

Episode 1.2: Good Heart

August 11, 2019

Don and Amy revisit a comment from the previous episode about qualifying someone's racist language by saying they have a "good heart." In the process, the two friends explore differences in reactions to police and listen to Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude's recent appearance on an MSNBC panel following a weekend of racist rhetoric and mass shootings.

For the full MSNBC clip: https://on.msnbc.com/2TjNjS4

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Episode 1.1: Down on the Farm

Episode 1.1: Down on the Farm

August 3, 2019

In their debut as podcasters, Don Griffin, Jr. and Amy Makice, LCSW talk about the presence of white supremacists in the local farmers market and the decision to close the market for two weeks. As longtime friends with different experiences growing up in southern Indiana, Don and Amy lean into their mutual connection to have difficult conversations about racism.

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