Join Jen and Charles Johnson from Straight Talk With Charles Johnson as they talk about the recent decision by Ole Miss to remove a prominent Confederate monument. They talk about everything from the presidency of Donald Trump, and the Lost Cause History of the Confederacy, to reparations for the descendants of slaves, and more.
Cedric Lundy from Token Confessions Podcast joins Jen to talk about the ongoing Jussie Smollett investigation, calls for people to speak against him, and how getting caught up in this is a distraction.
In this episode, Jen and Chakita talk about Black History month, the information gap that exists in our historical understanding, and how we can use history as a bridge.
Chakita is the founder of United Street Tours, a speaker, and a consultant with a passion for creating and promoting growth mindsets. United Street Tours is a walking tour company based in Nashville, TN that specializes in black history. The tours put an unconventional spin on city tours, featuring buried stories that were left out of the storyline.
Today's episode is from the archives of Ooh, She's Speaking. Join Jen for a conversation with Cedric Lundy of Token Confessions Podcast as they talk about the importance of history, relational proximity, doing our work, and how we can move closer to racial conciliation.
It's MLK day, and Jen is continuing her conversation with Noah Lomax. In today's episode, she talks about how we need to reject the temptation to turn Dr. King into feel-good memes so we can continue the radical work he started, and Noah shares his insights into racism in the North vs. the South and why we have much work to do.
Until we get fully transitioned and up on itunes, I will upload our episodes from the new site Speaking of Racism. In this episode, Jen has special guest Noah Lomax on to discuss a whole host of topics, including the wrestler who was forced to cut his dreads or forfeit a wrestling match.
Join me as I continue the conversation with Cedric Lundy of Token Confessions. We talk about Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Talk with Jane Elliot, how pursuing "colorblindness" actually dehumanizes people, and why understanding history is so important.
The most recent red table talk with Ellen Pompeo has Jen a bit worked up. Join her as she shares her thoughts on how we can improve upon discussions about race and how we all have deconstructing to do.
On this episode, Jen sits down with Cedric Lundy to talk about his thoughts on race, history, and his new podcast, Token Confessions.
Cedric is a Native of Ann Arbor MI who moved to Charlotte NC to begin a career in pastoral ministry. He has served as a youth pastor and a pastor of justice. He owns Cow Hollow Coffee, a coffee roasting company, and he enjoys cooking, movies, sports, and writing.
He's been described as a thought leader by friends with his engaging posts on race relations and current events.
In this episode, Jen shares an inspiring mission statement from Austin Channing Brown; discusses the difficulty of engaging discussions on race; and shares what white people need to consider when they approach the topic.
In this episode, Jen breaks down the importance of words, definitions, and the concepts behind them. She explores the definition of racism, and why don't people agree on it. Join us as she explores how we are missing the mark when it comes to communicating on racism, and what can we do to make changes that build bridges.