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  • 136. I Read Robin DiAngelo's (Other) Book. I Don't Know How I Feel About It.

    16 MAY 2024 · When it comes to DiAngelo's approach to antiracism, I have some weighty grievances. Concerns, if you will. Let's talk about them.  Related episodes: Identity Politics... It’s Complicated on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/123-is-identity-politics-really-a-thing-its-complicated/id1649985239?i=1000651175736 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/6DLMsdqsQqj0DfwNMorINi?si=XrZnDuXvT_-jl_KGWXk4Kg Exposing the Lies That Make Us Fragile onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/exposing-the-lies-that-make-us-fragile-and-the/id1649985239?i=1000613214644 &https://open.spotify.com/episode/54shtoxI0YfDLcRyXEncMM?si=OF3FLMPVTWWF3W3ohN9Cww White Allies, You Need to Change How You Think About Whiteness on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/57-white-allies-you-need-to-change-how-you-think-about/id1649985239?i=1000614953320 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/0DFbyDz9Lu1ARWUCxnFHT4?si=ZcxDFxzkRN2XPKBP1GA3fw Referenced: Nice Racism by Robin DiAngelo New Yorker Interview, "Robin DiAngelo Wants White Progressives to Look Inward" "The Fight To Redefine Racism" by Kelefa Sanneh "White fragility is real. But ‘White Fragility’ is flawed." by Carlos Lozada "I'm A Black Professor. You Don't Need to Bring That Up." by Tyler Austin Harper To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    28m 52s
  • 135. Misogynoir 101: The 3 Things You Need to Know

    14 MAY 2024 · Let's turn our attention to misogynoir, the unique struggle of Black women.  Related episodes: Intersectionality in 30 Min: How it Originated, Gained Popularity, & Has Rapidly Changed on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/79-all-the-stuff-no-one-ever-taught-you-about/id1649985239?i=1000626061874 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/5BaHpqlwPu0msAO6YSWWUS?si=FmTW4O24RCGtdSw720cazA Sources: Demarginalizing the Intersections of Race and Sex by Kimberle Crenshaw PBS, "Not All Women Gained the Vote in 1920" NPR, "The Root: How Racism Tainted Women's Suffrage" To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    19m 16s
  • 134. How to *Actually* be Antiracist

    9 MAY 2024 · I have good news and bad news. I'll start with the bad news: The desire to be thought of as antiracist doesn't actually make you antiracist. If only! The good news: If you do want to be antiracist, there's a clear and attainable threshold that you can meet, and it's probably not what you think.  Related episodes:  Ep. 1, sharing my story onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/my-journey-to-a-better-life-and-a-bigger-impact/id1649985239?i=1000584640363 &https://open.spotify.com/episode/5fmtZhKUweYFbXA2L7hMHA?si=k4IMNNCZTFifnyUI4JdRzA Exposing the Lies That Make Us Fragile onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/exposing-the-lies-that-make-us-fragile-and-the/id1649985239?i=1000613214644 &https://open.spotify.com/episode/54shtoxI0YfDLcRyXEncMM?si=OF3FLMPVTWWF3W3ohN9Cww To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    20m 55s
  • 133. Responding to Criticism You Sent In (Like Fan Mail, But With A Twist!)

    7 MAY 2024 · I'm feeling brave enough to address criticism I've received in response to previous episodes. Since I talk a big game about facing conflict and disagreement, I figured it's time to practice what I preach. So, buckle up. My critics make some good points.  Related episodes: Why I'm Not Worried About Book Bans on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/130-why-im-not-worried-about-book-bans/id1649985239?i=1000653558274 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/0TCwwfw1hYipZEcQBK94qP?si=PxxsZUSVSp6Xdfjbq0naXQ Learn Critical Race Theory in 20 Minutes on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/learn-critical-race-theory-in-20-min-the-5-basic/id1649985239?i=1000611733792 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/23t6XiajY1qjwjqJn2LlE0?si=tM2c6OmCTH2nvskz59dw3g The Full, True Story of Malcolm X's Life on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/112-the-full-story-of-malcolm-xs-tragic-triumphant/id1649985239?i=1000646380082 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/1PSnyqVXOucoOr4apuVVWE?si=tfv7Cjp7RGmNZ-yrmZdo6A First Episode on Trigger Warnings onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/why-trigger-warnings-are-controversial-and-even/id1649985239?i=1000585510131 &https://open.spotify.com/episode/0kOD0RZfusECiswZfyfkzi?si=isMlM5oMTwiDKETjn5ahRQ Newer Episode on Trigger Warnings on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/72-trigger-warnings-are-terrible-for-mental-health/id1649985239?i=1000621742389 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/2n5A40xuic16QRcZdFEX3C?si=MBfuT-Z3S0GZ9lGKVHg9ZA Sources: TIME, The Heavy Cost of Banning Books About Black Children NAACPLDF, The War on Truth: Anti-CRT Mania and Book Bans Are The Latest Tactics to Halt Racial Justice  To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    33m 34s
  • 132. A Foolproof Way to Respond to Racist Jokes

    2 MAY 2024 · When I hear something that's obviously racist, it's always a joke. They get to the punchline. I don't laugh— I never do. Turns out, it's actually pretty easy (and really important) to burst the bubble.  Related episodes: White Allies, Don’t Leave the Antiracism Work to People of Color on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/73-white-allies-dont-leave-the-antiracism-work-to-poc/id1649985239?i=1000622252254 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/06Ssz21A4iRE4bY1ciNKsg?si=c8bJouH3TmmtCglSUD1H1w Most White People Are Only Friends With White People on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/90-most-white-people-are-only-friends-with-white-people/id1649985239?i=1000635533272 and https://open.spotify.com/episode/3YqHdEKElDPHzdv8uVFfR3?si=Pb-si9ngT8iRcT8h7DTe6w To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    19m 39s
  • 131. The Mixed Message That's Confusing White Allies

    30 APR 2024 · Should white people be vocal antiracists ("Silence is violence") or just center people of color and step aside ("Don't steal the mic")? The mixed messages are confusing. Let's shed some light on white people's role in antiracism.  Related episodes: White People, You Need to Ditch White Guilt on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/122-white-people-you-need-to-ditch-white-guilt/id1649985239?i=1000650712514 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/4w5RxWJ7zzfVSShGsZduGd?si=zyOHqinXSi6ECU4wid696w You Need to Change How You Think About Whiteness on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/57-white-allies-you-need-to-change-how-you-think-about/id1649985239?i=1000614953320 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/0DFbyDz9Lu1ARWUCxnFHT4?si=ZcxDFxzkRN2XPKBP1GA3fw What POC Want Most from Allies on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/what-poc-want-most-from-allies-the-dos-the-donts-the-data/id1649985239?i=1000604471297 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/6P402GNSy2qOjUjt20rzk1?si=p32Q3uFHQPqKn6874iDHnw You're Wrong About Implicit Racial Bias on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/92-everyones-wrong-about-racial-bias-a-thorough/id1649985239?i=1000637543615 and https://open.spotify.com/episode/75sgqEiLEGMOlWmsVEiRbW?si=ozaj_sXwSdWGn_5GpkMSJQ To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    19m 59s
  • 130. Why I'm Not Worried About Book Bans

    25 APR 2024 · Like you, I've been petrified by the headlines that race-related books are being banned from schools and libraries across the country. But I have some surprisingly good news. Listen in to learn about the current state of race-related books in libraries.  Related episodes: The Intellectual Rivalry of the Century onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/108-the-intellectual-rivalry-of-the-century-washington/id1649985239?i=1000644616580 &https://open.spotify.com/episode/4pkoTWcpNjCZ9vyIIEr8BC?si=0hqGif1nQrCRC6zlPeKxyg How Each Kind of Antiracism Fails on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/103-how-each-kind-of-antiracism-fails-unpacking/id1649985239?i=1000642620287 and https://open.spotify.com/episode/1wNBHB1BNcsVyfKkNpJruf?si=k3xdZS3lQimnCB4JeSEirg To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    27m
  • 129. Why Conservatives (And Liberals) Are Convinced They're Not Racist

    23 APR 2024 · Conservatives say that liberals are the real racists. Liberals say that conservatives couldn't be more wrong. Who's right? Who's not? Who's delusional? Who's ready to dive into the heated debate? Related episodes: Should We Embrace Race or Move Past It? on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/102-should-we-embrace-race-or-move-past-it-its-complicated/id1649985239?i=1000642080274 and https://open.spotify.com/episode/3vsyfoQRZa2jnHnnhFWNvn?si=7inpPveZSbqRaT1oA-UC_Q The Racism The Least Racist People Are Most Guilty Of on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/124-the-racism-that-the-least-racist-people-are/id1649985239?i=1000651405845 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/0tVoNnF0CZagOIqhDC0UD0?si=yUYVBC9CQJqSF55X5pZCSA Everyone’s Wrong About Implicit Racial Bias on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/92-everyones-wrong-about-racial-bias-a-thorough/id1649985239?i=1000637543615 and https://open.spotify.com/episode/75sgqEiLEGMOlWmsVEiRbW?si=ozaj_sXwSdWGn_5GpkMSJQ Systemic Racism 101 onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/82-systemic-racism-101-learn-the-full-definition-how/id1649985239?i=1000628417128 andhttps://open.spotify.com/episode/1FKPhdjqCSMcWWEaqX21Np?si=9HKctS5OQKSQwQSc9yu_Ew To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head to https://mariebeecham.com.
    27m 30s
  • 128. The Basics of CRT— All The Stuff You Need to Know

    18 APR 2024 · There's so much confusion surrounding what critical race theory is and what it isn't. Critical race theory is misrepresented by those who oppose it and misunderstood by those who embrace it. In this episode, I clear away that confusion so you can confidently answer the question: What is critical race theory, really? Related episodes: CRT's Most Loved & Hated Teaching on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/68-crts-most-loved-hated-teaching-what-the-debate-is/id1649985239?i=1000619522181 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/1OjoHzSMIuyPFGRQDAJyZv?si=brVKSqydR1CAaRYR3Vvw3A Critical Race Theory 101 onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/critical-race-theory-101-the-5-basic-ideas-you-need-to-know/id1649985239?i=1000586280496 &https://open.spotify.com/episode/3RivgCAAJehR42h2DAFsU9?si=EHoQO5W2Qje8VvUP9Q05Nw Critical Race Theory 102 onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/critical-race-theory-102-three-important-criticisms/id1649985239?i=1000587125426 &https://open.spotify.com/episode/3F6BZJBBFAcf5ozdPAEhBb?si=N9LlNhYVTQa5OhH5MDBsEA Intersectionality in 30 Min on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/79-all-the-stuff-no-one-ever-taught-you-about/id1649985239?i=1000626061874 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/5BaHpqlwPu0msAO6YSWWUS?si=FmTW4O24RCGtdSw720cazA To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    20m 22s
  • 127. Q&A - What Counts As Cultural Appropriation? Virtue Signaling? Systemic Racism?

    16 APR 2024 · In this episode, I'm answering questions I've received from all of you! We cover a bunch of important topics: How do I really focus on combatting systemic racism? Am I guilty of cultural appropriation without even realizing it? I know we should engage in tough disagreements, but where do we draw the line? Listen up and learn a whole lot. Related episodes: What Actually Counts As Cultural Appropriation? on https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/54-what-actually-counts-as-cultural-appropriation/id1649985239?i=1000613507550 & https://open.spotify.com/episode/14tX8WQanTLk8NX1GxczpP?si=fGe6RraNT3yqTq4Vm0QhBA Systemic Racism 101 onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/82-systemic-racism-101-learn-the-full-definition-how/id1649985239?i=1000628417128 andhttps://open.spotify.com/episode/1FKPhdjqCSMcWWEaqX21Np?si=9HKctS5OQKSQwQSc9yu_Ew Exposing the Lies That Make Us Fragile onhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/exposing-the-lies-that-make-us-fragile-and-the/id1649985239?i=1000613214644 &https://open.spotify.com/episode/54shtoxI0YfDLcRyXEncMM?si=OF3FLMPVTWWF3W3ohN9Cww To support Marie and get exclusive resources, head tohttps://patreon.com/MarieBeech. To learn more about Marie's DEI services, head tohttps://mariebeecham.com.
    24m 9s

Know Better Do Better makes it easy for you to get informed about race. It's hosted by Marie Beecham, a writer and speaker who has shared her fresh take on...

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Know Better Do Better makes it easy for you to get informed about race.

It's hosted by Marie Beecham, a writer and speaker who has shared her fresh take on antiracism with millions. Her unique point of view will draw you in and send you off better equipped and inspired to make a difference.

Interesting, insightful episodes on racial equity every Tuesday and Thursday.
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