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Naming It - Episode 12 – Police Authority or Black Lives… #OneStopAway

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Episode 12 of Naming it begins with the framing wisdom of Malcolm X from a speech delivered in 1962. Bedford and LaMisha revisit the ongoing issue of police violence in reference to the recent murders of Terrence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina. They take the time to focus on how we all can take better care of ourselves and how we can take care of each other. LaMisha and Bedford discuss Black Excellence in terms of the Emmys, and about Shaun King’s article on how the 13th Amendment didn’t really abolish slavery. During #Realtalk Bedford and LaMisha discuss how the current system leaves Black and Brown people only #OneStopAway from being abused by police authority, and they invite everyone to share using the hashtag. The self-care tip of the week is “The Power of Music” and they encourage you to channel your inner DJ making your own #BlackLivesMatter Playlist to get that extra boost of dopamine. Join the conver [...]