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We Rise Together - 6CR #48

We Rise Together - 6CR #48

August 16, 2019

The Peel District School Board's implementation of the action plan to support black male students - We Rise Together is under scrutiny. Darnell & Joel review this action plan and covering the following:

  • student focus group underlying the action plan
  • Other factors impacting students success beyond the school
  • The student's experience section of the report
  • Contrasting achievers & non-achievers
  • Our experiences in school
  • Positive influences on our desire to learn

Related episodes: 6CR #306CR #28

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Reference Links:

Here Is Why Many Peel Students Are Demanding Better Action Against Racism

Peel school board considers recommendations to enhance We Rise Together program

Parents critical of Peel School's We Rise together anti-Black racism effort

Suzanne Nurse - We Rise Together

Ep. 1462 The Moral Mess of Higher Education

BLACK LOVE WHITE LIES

Black Students' Perspectives on Academic Success

We Rise Together contact:

http://www.werisetogether.ca/index.html

Twitter: @WRT_PDSB

Email: WRT@peelsb.com

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Free Speech University - 6CR #34

Free Speech University - 6CR #34

October 12, 2018

Ontario is requiring tax payer funded colleges and universities to develop their own free speech policy based on the University of Chicago Statement on Principles of Free Expression. Darnell & Joel discuss the various aspects of free speech:

  • free speech laws in Canada vs USA
  • accountable for your free speech
  • restrictions on free speech: Canada's hate speech laws
  • safe spaces
  • society needs competing ideas
  • are Christians hypocritical on free speech

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Reference Articles:

John Carpay: Ontario starts the hard work of returning free speech to universities

Upholding Free Speech on Ontario's University and College Campuses

First Amendment

Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Canada’s law on hate speech is the embodiment of compromise

Exposure to different points of view is at the core of higher learning

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Evolution of Racism - 6CR #30

Evolution of Racism - 6CR #30

September 14, 2018

On Aug 16, 2018 at rally in Quebec, Justin Trudeau dismissed a heckler as racist. Classifying someone as a racist has become a way to dismiss their opinion from public discourse. 
Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Merits of Justin Trudeau calling the heckler a "racist"
  • Comparing race rhetoric of Trudeau and Trump
  • Defining racism
  • Eliminating racism

previous related episodes: 6CR #286CR #246CR #3

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Reference Articles:

audio clip played: Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling a heckler racist.

What happened when Justin Trudeau was heckled in Quebec

1984

Ad hominem

Canada and Saudi Arabia arresting protesters

Canada criticizes Saudi Arabia over another jailed female activist

Canadian immigration minister admits asylum system in crisis

Justin Trudeau is Far More Dangerous Than Donald Trump

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Racial Profiling in the Name of Equality - 6CR #28

Racial Profiling in the Name of Equality - 6CR #28

August 24, 2018

Accusations of racism have been directed at a principal from a school in Etobicoke and an NYC private school. Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • List of black students distributed in Etobicoke school to track “achievement gaps”
  • NYC private school segregation of students
  • Toronto's Africentric Alternative School 
  • Institutional Racism

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Reference Articles:

Father files human rights claim after discovering 'black list' of students in Etobicoke school

Posh school’s plan to segregate students by race draws parents’ ire

Africentric Alternative School

Institutional Racism defined in CBC.ca article and Mises.org Article

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Samuel Sey Part 2 - 6CR #23
Black Panther Q&A - 6CR #22

Black Panther Q&A - 6CR #22

July 13, 2018

Our most succesful episode from season 1 was Wakanda Forever? and consequently we received a number of questions from listeners. Darnell & Joel address the following listener questions:

  1. Is it possible to be a pan-Africanist and a Christian at the same time?
  2. Why was Killmonger's attempt to liberate black people from white oppression so appealing to some black people? 
  3. Can you please elaborate on the principles of the African diaspora and it's impact on the Black Psyche?

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Samuel Sey Interview - 6CR #20

Samuel Sey Interview - 6CR #20

June 29, 2018

Joel & Darnell interview Samuel Sey regarding his blog post: Moses or Marx?

Samuel Sey Contact:

https://slowtowrite.com/

@SlowToWrite

Reference Links:

"Moses or Marx?" on Wretched Radio

MLK50

T4G 2018

David Platt @ T4G

Matt Chandler @ MLK 50

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York University Strike - 6CR #19
Wakanda Forever? - 6CR #15

Wakanda Forever? - 6CR #15

March 2, 2018

Black Panther's success forced the addition of one more episode in season one. Darnell & Joel discuss aspects of the Black Panther movie & the city of Wakanda to draw out some real world conclusions. The conversation focuses on:

  1. The political structure of Wakanda
  2. Wakanda using the economic advantage that vibranium provides to help bring progress to others
  3. Two perspectives on how black people view themselves T'chala (Statist) vs Killmonger (Pan-Africanist) 
  4. The morality of an ethno state like Wakanda

Reference Articles:

History of Wakanda

Darrell Harrison on Race vs Ethnicity

Definition of Colonization

Social Justice 6CR #8

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Q&A - Slavery in Libya - 6CR #14

Q&A - Slavery in Libya - 6CR #14

February 23, 2018

Darnell & Joel address a number of questions from listeners in response to our conversation on Slavery In Libya. The questions cover the following:

  1. Racialized groups committing racism
  2. Arabs enslaving blacks
  3. The race of enslavers are not being discussed
  4. Strawmanning & Steelmanning 

Reference Articles:

Big Bang Racism

Rubin Report Intro - MLK quote

Slavery In Islam

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