Building Meaning in a Black & Indigenous World.
Here we seek to discuss the intricacies, foibles, pitfalls and nuances of being ambiguously brown in a Black & Indigenous world. Our focus is to explore contemporary meanings of brownness, while illuminating the many cultures, and perspectives, we represent.
Our guest for this episode is doctorate student Samantha Joeck, who is studying gender through the lense of Colombian culture.
We cover many other topics, touching on race and class as well; while being mindful of our experiences in North America and Europe, respectively.
Admittedly, it is an abrasive title, and a sensitive topic for some.
We do our best not to make light of the conversation, though I will let the content speak for it self.
Our guest is an former co-worker of mine; as we used to do landscaping in the Western suburbs of a moderately well-known metropolitan area.
The clientele was primarily white wealthy males, while our employer a descendant of the community as well ... and so we begin