In Network Episodes, People of Florida, POF Season 2

Black Lives Matter

Our communities are going through a VERY difficult time right now. So, I’m going to talk to you a bit about being black, and it’s going to be uncomfortable. The fact that the subject of being black is even an uncomfortable topic is the EXACT reason why you need to listen. It’s the exact reason why I need to talk. So, yes, this is going to be uncomfortable. And, that is the point. It can no longer be uncomfortable for only US. We need EVERYONE to have this conversation. In this first discussion of what may need to be many, I’ll share some of my own experiences, discuss “The Talk,” and touch on the police brutality that has spurred the Black Lives Matter movement. And, then, I’ll leave you with some homework and advice on how–in particular white people–can help the cause. Listen in…

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Host & Producer: Jaime (“Jemmy“) Legagneur, Chief Enthusiasm Officer

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Link: Michael Che talking about Black Lives Matter

Link: Jaime’s Words from June 2nd (image in gallery below)

Link: Cameron Welch’s Tiktok Video on The Talk

Link: Dounya Zayer being shoved to the ground

Link: 75 year-old long-time activist Martin Gugino being pushed to the ground

Link: 22-year-old Sean Monterrosa, who was shot FATALLY while on his knees with his hands up

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Link: Sandra Bland Video

Link: George Floyd’s daughter, Gianna

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Additional Resources Added Since Episode Publication:

Link: Systemic Racism Explained (video)

Link: Seeing White (a podcast series from Scene On Radio)

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