Many people ask me (Jen Kinney) how I got started podcasting on anti-racism. It’s a long story and I am long-winded, but the following is a word-for-word excerpt from an online conversation I had with a then new-to-me Facebook friend (Noah Lomax) who has now become a regular contributor on this podcast. He asked me… Continue reading
Moving Toward Humanity with Marcie Walker From Black Coffee With White Friends
On this episode, Marcie Walker from Black Coffee With White Friends joins Jen to talk about her life, her passions, and the inspiration behind her wildly popular website and Instagram space- Black Coffee With White Friends. Marcie shares her passion for human connection, truth-telling, and authenticity as she navigates life as a mother, storyteller, and… Continue reading
Defining White Supremacy with Calvin Moore
Calvin Moore is a historian and the host of Leading Questions with Calvin Moore. On today’s show, he joins Jen to discuss White Supremacy, its definition, and why we aren’t as removed from it in this nation as we think we are. Continue reading
The History Behind Stereotypes with Calvin Moore
On this episode, Calvin Moore from Leading Questions joins us to discuss stereotypes, history, and the importance of understanding our past. Calvin is a historian with a passion for engaging difficult conversations and he opens up about what life was like as a black man living in predominantly white spaces. He gives advice on engaging… Continue reading
The Power of Photography in Storytelling and Reclaiming History
Michael W. Thomas is a photographer and life-long student of history. He sits on the Board of Directors at the Marietta Museum of History and teaches classes on African American history. In this episode, we talk about him growing up in Marietta, the importance of history, and the power of photography in telling stories and reclaiming… Continue reading
Why Confederate Symbols Belong in a Museum
Join Jen and Charles Johnson from Straight Talk With Charles Johnson as they talk about the recent decision by Ole Miss to remove a prominent Confederate monument. They talk about everything from the presidency of Donald Trump, and the Lost Cause History of the Confederacy, to reparations for the descendants of slaves, and more. Continue reading
The Importance of History and Doing Our Work Part 2 with Cedric Lundy of Token Confessions Podcast.
Another one from the archives of our previous podcast. This episode is part two of my conversation with Cedric Lundy from Token Confessions podcast. We talk about The Red Table Talk with Jane Elliott, why claiming to be colorblind dishonors the individual, and once again- why understanding history is so important. https://speakingofracism.podbean.com/mf/play/2yvprr/CedricLundyPart2.mp3 Continue reading
How Do Anti-Racists Deal with Jussie Smollett
Cedric Lundy from Token Confessions Podcast joins Jen to talk about the ongoing Jussie Smollett investigation, calls for people to speak out against him, and how getting caught up in this is a distraction. https://speakingofracism.podbean.com/mf/play/26yja2/CedricLundyJussieSmollett.mp3 Continue reading
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.