7 Point Sunday 2.21.21

List this week is completely based on what I found that was interesting to me as it related to Black History Month. Most are longer reads than I would post, but they deserve the read. Settle in.

  1. Racism, You Think You Get It. But You Don’t (22 min) This has two in one. A video that is pretty eye opening as well as the actual topic from the vantage of someone that is white. We think we “understand” what racism is, but we don’t. You have to learn, or rather unlearn it for yourself. Bias is real, it’s unconscious, it makes you say/do stupid things. https://anygoodthing.com/2020/06/14/what-is-racism/
  2. The Only One in the Room (43 min) If you’re reading this, and you’re thinking you’ve never felt like that person, then you need to read this. Others have felt this way, you need to understand how to recognize it when it happens, and mitigate anyone from feeling excluded. https://email.getpocket.com/ls/click?upn=ky17TgJ1REx4YaZOG279kQKoWnWsHmS4-2FudLIf5d7Y2havpU-2BA8vRRedhAfEmx9RzPNc_ImJSAUyAltbIQfdE35jXaUFTRxOVEm9afsWk03WoRRoU96igMjV-2B1-2BvzMg2ZX6YH6sFJYIZwR8Lu8vo30qpbB1Q0iZke-2F-2FxkhtMok3CDJHxtejJfLTRj-2Fs8RMa91FB88uDsS-2FWes8Ok2kEPhtM4GHJd3Z275-2BcI-2B5gQm3zJC632FYiUJnaFMbqqf52hK5lollmq2gkIxLFRDTr7f6XKOmNmdi8F1lPVCQJiTzG4aiQsCGCazb5-2FpYAngF8vjrexEl0T1zrbPhKhWfXpHzaYwuYLaiWUldTtLNpPlufKdZLX06T-2FdZmDkFG6DID76rX0XNRU2KB8hRWnokQSZRR4-2FVrisMGj43EgywMzFWtSGnDiuMrLQfv7lXimgWQVjyIKSNpWCNCAvWnvcjXl-2FawhlsA-3D-3D
  3. Malcolm X (20 min) I’ve read a bunch of books on Malcolm X’s work. As an ally trying to understand, being curious, they’ve been very helpful in helping me understand the history of systemic issues at hand. This is a starter for you on one of the greatest to take up the movement. https://email.getpocket.com/ls/click?upn=ky17TgJ1REx4YaZOG279kf9GSn1eGI5B6m6EvzgvJY138mqR2gSBsJFTXEGvcDVWXNNO_PHOmiF2WICAvZHAAPZXMgWOz6MXxBKQNVj7K9BDTpXLaj8wX2J896B7v4ccBQz0yxfsti00SYLRWDGhN4C3AIFJbBvNhew9jGXuxycCyYr9PwqO7O9dTFQSgdz6MmkFyITLyrzV-2BUs2rg8IGRAJ64r0q6xrb3InygsEv2SszSPAnbfSAH4AadKDwhlw8AKMlnDqGym-2B-2FEbRXrbCslWwiyWtwEcWIVLm2UZ-2BYo3gj-2BZf5OjnQWQOCGlYt-2BCxGZdxxszSEh-2FfuR8LdmhVLqOc-2BqV6h83sj8E4NY1jymHoOl5EQg1XYKd8svULC3rgdRSV94vi0py54I24bDNgEXJbb3Lit6az2oL8UEllXEweZxIb31aSulsX2mo2Pk3ky2C9c
  4. Abolishing a System (17 min) The history of policing no one seems to know about or understand. The story of Henry Earl. The problem with American policing. The often violent solutions to nonviolent, and often absence of an actual problem that could be handled differently. The abolition movement. https://email.getpocket.com/ls/click?upn=ky17TgJ1REx4YaZOG279kcLlgCjsG0HDZqvrQaYy6SS3QMca-2BtVOF2QgwDWpzo-2BiiE4p_ImJSAUyAltbIQfdE35jXaUFTRxOVEm9afsWk03WoRRoU96igMjV-2B1-2BvzMg2ZX6YH6sFJYIZwR8Lu8vo30qpbB1Q0iZke-2F-2FxkhtMok3CDJHxtejJfLTRj-2Fs8RMa91FB88rg-2B5WRbXcukQGmkoUjT5m0t8vve2-2FP6TL5-2BVANmDtCppB6lV5BN9k4N6gLenAMBcUZLJXnhneMKVR6fbLTlc1UOApRslJXUvml4edp69RzSiNFIkYEX4Tqv1kpDW-2F-2FeQQ0FaEWUuhYfpcbNCE9aL4njVN7vVe4-2Bu1EdMGXDkq-2BBNzF6vdPh-2BHiT7a2S4RY1sdrGnkA9fZzCeTHAnr477xlUk9kImBHgPc6i1PEf-2Bm9H4PMRInt2NnjdZtaFeLG6A8uOxN2IfOi9U7BxTGGRF-2BQ-3D-3D
  5. Call-Out Culture (10 min) This NYT piece examines the idea of instead of calling out someone, how we can be better at calling them in. Calling someone out, assumes the worst. Calling in creates a conversation. We do better with conversations to create change. The story of Sophia Smith and her march for women of color. https://email.getpocket.com/ls/click?upn=ky17TgJ1REx4YaZOG279kVaKnYAJ4kyGiwY8B-2BAlTwJHP0S5IIjnLpStS8SiQT548Do0_ImJSAUyAltbIQfdE35jXaUFTRxOVEm9afsWk03WoRRoU96igMjV-2B1-2BvzMg2ZX6YH6sFJYIZwR8Lu8vo30qpbB1Q0iZke-2F-2FxkhtMok3CDJHxtejJfLTRj-2Fs8RMa91FB88jjOhcBZT6-2BIs6YhDnxYAPzdX4jxqfJJKirUTZgnzY6B1WYctREEAdBy5uyNJIKWIzTiZ8-2BdF0BaNkq5ZIDZiA3KVjmZfT3CZ4Ghg52lbuQDmZ8ygmCBCI7zhekf-2FZ2Ttdc1CSMIvGFbJ14w4cC90x44L5G4z5TFOhEwWB-2BPQ9OfzKUDT-2B50F2aYiPfVnTQHt6EkXYcdJkAfR-2BCZ8WvNB9ZuorKshqQamO53FsONsePrynffqtoeuYTSZLR2RSyhwt7XbJiYbvYjJjO43ps4XGg-3D-3D
  6. Stories of Slavery, Those That Survived It (33 min) These are not ordinary stories. These are very real recorded recollections. Tons of links to go deeper. The Federal Writer’s Project and preserving a tragic history we still are coming to terms with today. https://email.getpocket.com/ls/click?upn=ky17TgJ1REx4YaZOG279kVBnocUYXtbz7Sgn0SCk2SN-2BMIUfqqT0M8G1D-2BN2kn8EARJb_ImJSAUyAltbIQfdE35jXaUFTRxOVEm9afsWk03WoRRoU96igMjV-2B1-2BvzMg2ZX6YH6sFJYIZwR8Lu8vo30qpbB1Q0iZke-2F-2FxkhtMok3CDJHxtejJfLTRj-2Fs8RMa91FB88kjjf86imtdTKLAmwiyEDibfLYCEicUX7uOHSQfLpXRqTI4I2MU84NPCudqYDGj3eASNWRtuHY0d84IEV-2B3zan9GnFLAB8L6d8BsdWaQCpuhCCVIh5inG00f8V16z3Z80EdTUDHiQAZJy3H9548QvaW-2FHpa-2BsliwT5B6t5UEpku-2Fma9FH-2BciAx5apEUs-2BImSMnrwgT0cYxCDT0A9PPV0BEaiEelxUMZMqgT0r4UpDuBaVwnTdoOgjb1cPxf0Ek32onE3tEP41DVnBGU-2BO65GwPEPxIxcruGV4tj5EszL6c-2FM-3D
  7. Judas and the Black Messiah (6 min) This Atlantic piece covers really well a movie that recently landed as a historical civil-rights drama about The Black Panthers. Directed by Shaka King, it is an incredible movie to watch and should not just be read about. https://email.getpocket.com/ls/click?upn=ky17TgJ1REx4YaZOG279kTiDUcV40-2BSGLyqb-2FcqeNzfA2mWNJ5rXtiSkAEc-2BNyVLb6kM_ImJSAUyAltbIQfdE35jXaUFTRxOVEm9afsWk03WoRRoU96igMjV-2B1-2BvzMg2ZX6YH6sFJYIZwR8Lu8vo30qpbB1Q0iZke-2F-2FxkhtMok3CDJHxtejJfLTRj-2Fs8RMa91FB88R-2FEm7p8L3FebvT30LLay4eeqg2S-2FNfHAfgaavfI5kPmnVea0qwHrbICxZXePYNcnfqI6F5sW-2BDtFEJR31HqzoYquYYHrSOlIgI-2B-2BpPVT0LqfCJNhHRNQY52L7R9sNsXB-2B-2FINizs1MtuXhgjtul4aMPUqgYPdILW05pJKkjG8tNpyhrebcB6k5Ttk9vm3pLJz-2BFefGZNiSexRUZq1zBokZ4RvD-2FpVN14-2BsiXWoR-2FNCdGI9zLwQxtD1z5wgln8HYp1G5-2BuSZUa0Bc0vhmhv1Cc6jYoNLTCKsYn-2BE5mAEFUFFc-3D

I hope you find the above articles I checked into as moving as I did. As an ally, white, privileged I have to work continually on my own learning so I know where I can support. It’s my job to be educated, act educated in order for systemic change to happen.

Thank you for reading.

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