Speaking of Racism

A podcast dedicated to honest discussions on race and racism.


  • Reparations with Kina Reed and Caroline Kauffman

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-a5tpr-13417e6 On this episode of Speaking of Racism, Kina Reed of J. Reed Consulting LLC and Caroline Kauffman talk about reparations.     Joquina M. Reed is a lifelong learner published researcher and a JEDI (Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) practitioner who sits as the stewarding founder of J. Reed Consulting LLC. She affirms the… Continue reading

  • American Detox and Finding Refuge with Kerri Kelly and Michelle Cassandra Johnson

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-z9wme-132b33e On this episode of Speaking of Racism, Tina and Jen are joined by Kerri Kelly and Michelle Cassandra Johnson.       Support the work of Tina Strawn and this podcast by joining the Speaking of Racism community on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/SpeakingOfRacism   Pre-order Tina’s book, Are We Free Yet? The Black Queer Guide… Continue reading

  • White Women with Regina Jackson and Saira Rao

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2j7r6-1321c82 Regina Jackson and Saira Rao are co-founders of Race2Dinner, co-authors of White Women: Everything You Already Know About Your Own Racism and How To Do Better, and the subjects and Executive Producers of the film Deconstructing Karen.   Regina Jackson was born in Chicago in 1950 and remembers an America where everything was in… Continue reading

  • How Row House Publishing is Changing the Publishing World

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ag6x5-12f1ae7       To find out more about Row House Publishing: https://www.rowhousepublishing.com/   Pre-order Tina’s book, Are We Free Yet? The Black Queer Guide to Divorcing America here: https://www.amazon.com/Are-We-Free-Yet-Divorcing/dp/1955905053?dplnkId=e61d76be-3bbb-4a3b-9db1-124e799b4586&nodl=1   Continue reading

  • Walking Toward Healing with Patty Taylor

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-45kut-12e818c On this special episode of Speaking of Racism, guest host Patty Taylor sat down with Marla Taviano, Pleasance Silicki, and Nicki Pappas to talk about the power of pilgrimage, healing in community, and how they experienced these things on a Legacy Trip to Montgomery Alabama. You can find and follow our guests on IG:… Continue reading

  • Blaxit with Tina Strawn

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dedw8-12ddb3d On this episode of Speaking of Racism, Tina and Jen sit down to talk about Blaxit- what it is, how Tina started her Blaxit journey, and why she’s made it a mission to help other Black people on their journey.   Follow Tina on IG @speakingofracism, @tina_strawn_life, @are_we_free_yet   Support the work of Tina… Continue reading

  • Speaking of Racism is Back!

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wrqqh-12d4b49 Speaking of Racism is back with a new season! Join Tina and Jen as they share what they’ve been up to and what’s in store for the new season.   Join our Patreon community at Speaking of Racism for bonus content, unedited episodes, and more!   Pre-order Tina’s book, Are We Free Yet? The… Continue reading

  • The Importance of Black Leadership: Replay

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-s5rb7-12cc0bd In this mini-episode, Speaker, coach, and anti-racism educator, Tina Strawn joins Jen to talk about the importance of Black leadership in anti-racism spaces, an exciting announcement about the podcast, and what it looks like to live anti-racism work in action. Continue reading

  • Healing Racial Trauma with Dr. Candice Nicole Hargons (Repost)

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ic8xw-10e7c43 Dr. Candice Nicole Hargons directs the Center for Healing Racial Trauma, where they provide therapy services to the global majority and consulting services to organizations on anti-racism.   “Dr. Hargons (formerly Crowell) earned her PhD from the University of Georgia in 2015. She directs the RISE^2 Research Team (Relationships, Intimacy, and Sexual Enrichment |… Continue reading

  • A June Benediction

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-uvh3m-107a105 We’re closing out June with Permission To Be Podcast Co-Host and Speaking of Racism Advisory Board Member Tommy Allgood.  Continue reading

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An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.