Episode #36 - Educate

Today’s episode is about educating yourself and making the world a more compassionate place to live. Here are the resources mentioned in today’s episode:

FOLLOW | @DanaVivianWhite on Twitter “Being Black is not exhausting at all. White people are exhausting. That's what they do, exhaust others, exhaust resources, exhaust themselves in their obsession with dominance. Whiteness is exhaustion.”

VIDEO | Watch Toni Morrison Explain the “Profound Neurosis” of Racism https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/08/watch-toni-morrison-explain-the-profound-neurosis-of-racism/

ARTICLE | A VERY ABBREVIATED HISTORY OF THE DESTRUCTION OF BLACK NEIGHBORHOODS https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a32719786/george-floyd-protests-riots-black-comminity-destruction-history/

ARTICLE | Read the FBI letter sent to Dr. Martin Luther King https://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/16/magazine/what-an-uncensored-letter-to-mlk-reveals.html

POLITICAL DONATION | Support Amy McGrath running for the Kentucky Senate seat against Mitch McConnell www.AmyMcGrath.com

POLITICAL DONATION | Support Jaime Harrison running for the South Carolina senate seat against Lindsay Graham www.JamieHarrison.com

DONATE | THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND https://www.tmcf.org

DONATE | SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER https://www.splcenter.org

DONATE | BLACK VISIONS COLLECTIVE https://www.blackvisionsmn.org

GOFUNDME CAMPAIGN | David McAtee, a longtime businessman and pillar of the Louisville community was fatally shot by law enforcement officers while protesting police violence. McAtee, who owned a BBQ business, regularly fed officers in his community for free. They left his body on the street for 12 hours. He was 53 years old. Donate to his family, funeral expenses and legal fees: https://www.gofundme.com/f/justicefordavidmcatee

END SONG | God’s Whisper by Raury https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh1XRH4HrOY

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