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The Black Myths Podcast

Dec 31, 2021

In part 2, we continue our review of myths we covered throughout the last year focusing on the myths: Algorithms are Colorblind, and Angela Davis was a Black Panther.

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Dec 22, 2021

In this episode, we review the myths we covered throughout the last year. Each co-host picks one myth to review as a team. We will be reviewing The Myth of Trickle Down Blackness, Black Wall Street was Self Sustaining, Algorihtims are Colorblind, and Angela Davis was a Black...

Nov 25, 2021

In part 2, we further expand our conversation on racial violence to what our guest, Rasul Mowatt, calls the Racial Violence Continuum from his book, "Geographies of Threat, the Production of Violence: The State and the City Between Us." We explore 11 forms of racial violence from the least alarming to the...

Nov 17, 2021

In this episode, We discuss why the origins of racial violence cannot be explained by white hatred. We explore the violent nature of the state, lynchings as a form of social control, and the purpose that violence serves to maintain capitalist order. We re-invite Rasul Mowatt to offer the necessary perspective...

Oct 27, 2021

In part two, we continue our discussion with Dr. Rasul Mowatt on how map-making shaped what we come to know is redlining. We also discuss city Planning, gentrification, and the limits of "building Black wealth" under the auspices of capitalism. 

Rasul A. Mowatt, Ph.D., is just a son of Chicago and a subject of empire,...