In the wake of the murders of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and countless other black lives lost to police and state-sponsored violence, we have seen a social uprising alongside #BlackLivesMatter. This has been and will continue to be a defining moment in our shared memory of the summer of 2020 and COVID-19. But who is telling the stories of this moment? Capturing the wisdom and insights from marginalized communities? Directly impacted communities must be amplified, so this episode was created to honor the black leaders, teachers, organizers, and everyday people who are regularly erased and silenced.
Today I call up black women in Denver, friends and new acquaintances, to pass them the mic and create a virtual circle to hold stories of strength and suffering and to behold the wisdom of these diverse speakers.
Tune in to listen, learn, laugh, and more. Let's decolonize together.
This episode features the following voices in order of appearance:
***Coming soon: extended interview/bonus episode with LaQueta McCauley on disparities in in Denver from the perspective of a single black mom, entrepreneur, and activist in Denver.
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