Being the Dot: Blacks Thriving in White Spaces
When Race & Class Mets

When Race & Class Mets

June 20, 2021

Marcus Burke is back and am serving up wisdom about managing his relationships with other Black people around issues of race and class.  

Being Black in an all White Friend Group

Being Black in an all White Friend Group

June 12, 2021

Being one of the only African Amercan person in an all White group can at times have challenges.   Dr. Lakeisha Meyers shares her journey and how she has found  "real friends"  who are allies and advocates.  

The Angry Black Man-Part 2

The Angry Black Man-Part 2

June 6, 2021

The first podcast guest  ,Professor Marcus Burke, shares this thoughts about surviving as a Black Man in America in this past year.  

Lessons from the Elders:   Buidling a Long Term Trajectoy in White Spaces

Lessons from the Elders: Buidling a Long Term Trajectoy in White Spaces

May 30, 2021

Dr. E. Royster Harper, University of Michigan retired Vice President, shares the joys, challenges, and lessons of her 40 years career at the same Instituion.,  Her wisdom, authenticity, and heart is soothing to the soul. 

Finding Your Voice in White Spaces

Finding Your Voice in White Spaces

May 23, 2021

It has been documented in the research that one reaction to racism from BIPOC people is to silence one's self and/or to stay quiet with your 'head down'.   Carlee a young African American shark scientist shares her story of how she found herself, her purpose, and her voice and how she is using her voice to disrupt racism in marine biology. 

Dr. Stacey Speaks: Healing in the midst of Racial Upheaval and Hate

Dr. Stacey Speaks: Healing in the midst of Racial Upheaval and Hate

April 25, 2021

There is so much overt and outward ways that racism is showing up in our country in news and social media outlets.  The constant barrage of negative raced based discrimination and hate in the national discourse along with the everyday racism that BIPOC folks contend with can be exhausting.   Dr. Stacey offers help, hope, and healing advice to find 'rest for your weary soul."

Being Well in White Spaces:  Black Yogi

Being Well in White Spaces: Black Yogi

April 18, 2021

Eternity Phillps shares how their experience as a Black person in the White Yoga world along with how yogi can help mitigate the impact Race based stress and trauma.  

Black Man with a Gun

Black Man with a Gun

April 4, 2021

Rev. Ken Blanchard discusses his journey toward gun ownership and the 2020 surge in African Americans purchasing firearms.  We explore the role of class, identity, the Second Amendment and his expeience with the NRA.   

The Strong Black Woman  In White Spaces

The Strong Black Woman In White Spaces

March 28, 2021

Dr. Dedrie Chester joins Dr. Stacey to discuss  the Strong Black Woman narrative and shares how she manages this mindset in White Spaces.   

The Angry Black Woman: Fact, Fiction, or White Supremacy

The Angry Black Woman: Fact, Fiction, or White Supremacy

March 21, 2021

Multi-generational conversation about the Angry Black Woman narrative.  Guest Dotters share how they neogigate and mitigate the impact of this framework.  In addition, Guest Dotters give practical wisdom on how to protect oneself in light of this.   

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