Storytelling from a Biracial P.O.V. with Rebekah Borucki

In this episode, Tina is joined by Rebekah Borucki, to talk about her children’s “Big Messy Books” series, the importance of diversity and representation in publishing, and her own experience as a Black Biracial author.

Rebekah “Bex” Borucki, the founder of BEXLIFE® and the BLISSED IN® wellness movement, is a mother of five, author, TV host, meditation and yoga guide, and birth doula. She has taught meditation as a profound act of self-care that can be executed effortlessly and effectively to hundreds of thousands of individuals online and in live workshops and public events. Rebekah’s mission is to make mental-health support and stress-management tools accessible to all. Most recently, Rebekah started her own publishing imprint, Wheat Penny Press, to publish her children’s “Big Messy Books” series.

Behind The Scenes with Change.org

If you’re like us, you’ve likely signed a petition with Change.org but aren’t quite sure how to organize or start one of your own.

In today’s episode, we talk to two campaigners- Ansa and Rashawn from Change.org to learn about the organization, their roles, what goes on behind the creation of a petition, and how people can better use this as a platform to create change.

Here’s a petition we are encouraging everyone to sign:

https://www.change.org/p/shutdown-parchman-prison-in-parchman-mississippi

Fighting the Rise of Xenophobia and Racism with Kathy Khang

We are bringing you a special marathon of episodes for this time of national pause and quarantine.

Today’s episode is with writer, speaker, yoga teacher, and social justice advocate Kathy Khang. Kathy joined Tina and Jen to talk about what life is like for the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the era of the coronavirus. They discuss the dangerous rhetoric coming from the president, the increase in anti-Asian hate crimes, and so much more.

A Conversation With Beatrice Dixon, Founder of The Honeypot Company

Beatrice Dixon, the founder of The Honey Pot Company, joined Tina and Jen in this episode. Beatrice talks about her company, her partnership with Target, and what it was like to be the recipient of racist attacks after a Target ad featuring her and The Honey Pot Company went viral.

This episode celebrates Beatrice, The Honeypot Company, and the power of representation.

Healing the Impact of Colonialism with Gabes Torres

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On this episode, Jen is joined by Gabes Torres to unpack concepts behind colonialism, its lasting impact on all people, and the power of healing, hope and community.

Gabes is a researcher, speaker, theologian, singer-songwriter, and psychotherapist in training. Her life’s work is to show how there’s nothing “post-” about postcolonialism, and that the impact of historical and oppressive conquest continue to manifest in the ideologies, cultures, languages, literature, human behaviors, inter- and intrapersonal relationships, and spiritual practices we have today.

You can learn more about Gabes on www.gabestorres.com, and you have the power to help her in continuing her work of decolonization by supporting and/or sharing www.gofundme.com/help-Gabes-Stay

Women, Prison, and the Criminal Justice System with Brittany White

 

In this episode of Speaking of Racism, Tina is joined by Decarceration Manager, Brittany White. Brittany is a formerly incarcerated Black woman who serves as the Decarceration Manager for the faith in action campaign- Live Free National. Brittany is passionate about shining a light on the experiences of women within the criminal justice system and equipping people with the tools to dismantle systemic injustice.