My Racist Friend
Episode 2.24: Standing at the Wall of the Middle School Dance

Episode 2.24: Standing at the Wall of the Middle School Dance

September 30, 2020

Our friends discuss threatening comments posted in response to Don sharing an article on Facebook about vehicles being used as weapons against protestors, and the limits of engaging violent speech. Amy and Don share their frustration and confusion about exchanges irreconcilable with their desire to connect across differences. Plus, more examples of things that give them strength.

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Episode 2.23: Love Louder

Episode 2.23: Love Louder

September 13, 2020

Lovecraft Country again serves as a catalyst for conversation, with a recent episode of the TV series touching on the dangers to Black residents when integrating white neighborhoods. Don and Amy talk about school districting and home purchases, sparking an eclectic conversation that includes cultivating community and the recurring trauma Black people experience during this cultural awakening to white supremacy.

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