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Episode 16 Media

Want to join the conversation with us about HB1, Florida’s new anti-protest law? Check out the media we discuss in episode 16 below. Governor DeSantis’ Anti-Protest Legislation Is Hostile, Harmful And Fundamentally Anti-Democratic Legislature’s anti-protest bill is anti-American DeSantis’ anti-peaceful protest bill is bad for basic civil rights, bad for[…]

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Episode 15: Six Years After the Death of Freddie Gray

It’s been six years since Freddie Gray tragically died in police custody in Baltimore. Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss the HBO documentary “Baltimore Rising”, which follows activists, police officers, community leaders, and the city of Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, and showcases the peaceful protests and[…]

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Episode 14: Policy & Hearts & Minds

Amplifying the stories and humanity of people with disabilities will help to both change hearts, minds, and attitudes and push us along on the path towards liberation for all of us. Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss the Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary “Crip Camp”, which spotlights a groundbreaking and transformative summer[…]

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Episode 13: We’re Here for Abolition

We firmly believe that reform is not enough—abolition is the only way that we will finally have safety and liberation for all of us. Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss an opinion piece by The Washington Post’s editorial board called “Reimagine Safety” and an article on the People’s World website[…]

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Episode 13 Media

Want to join us in our conversation about reimagining public safety and abolition? Check out the two articles we discuss in episode 13 below. Reimagine Safety Prison and police abolition: Re-imagining public safety and liberation

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Episode 12: Masculinity & Love & Feminism

We need to embrace a culture of healing to help address the crisis of masculinity in our society. Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks and their own lived experiences to both address the ways that patriarchal culture harms all[…]

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Episode 11: Parallels Between History and Today

There are many parallels between this country’s history and the work for social justice and collective liberation today. Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss the HBO documentary “The Soul of America”. Based on Jon Meacham’s 2018 bestseller of the same name, the documentary examines America’s current political and social circumstances[…]

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Episode 10: Canceling Punishment

Let’s talk about cancel culture. Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss adrienne maree brown’s book We Will Not Cancel Us, which examines what cancel culture means and how it does and does not align with transformative justice, as well as provides a shared vision for a future beyond our current[…]

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Episode 9: Is Redemption Possible?

Is redemption possible for this country? Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss the HBO special “Seeing America”, which features a conversation between Megan Rapinoe, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Nikole Hannah-Jones, and Hasan Minhaj about the challenges we face as a nation, the Black Lives Matter movement, the pandemic, the 2020 election and[…]

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Episode 8: What is Owed?

Reparations are a key step in this country’s path towards equality, justice, and collective liberation. Listen as Aaron and Damien discuss a piece in The New York Times Magazine by Nikole Hannah-Jones called “What is Owed” which makes the strong case for the need for reparations in this country. Check[…]

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