(2016/06/03) In the shadow of slavery (Racism)
June 3, 2016•71 min
Edition #1018 Today we take a look at the structures of racism in the US, who put them there, the problems they cause and what we might do to dismantle them Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Blinded by the White: The Myth of Meritocracy - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 04-22-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Work Horse - Infantree Ch. 4: Act 2: Gateway to Freedom: Historian Eric Foner on the Hidden History of the Underground Railroad - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 3-11-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Underground Railroad - The Deedle Deedle Dees Ch. 6: Act 3: Study On The Impact Of Nazi Propaganda - @TheYoungTurks - Air Date: 06-19-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Discrimination - Ancel Ch. 8: Act 4: Bryan Stevenson: Slavery never ended, it just evolved - Here and Now - Air Date 6-30-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: The Confrontation - Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin Ch. 10: Act 5: Heidi Beirich on White Supremacy and the Trump campaign - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 3-4-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Racism - MYSTAFYA Ch. 12: Act 6: Historian Eric Foner on the Elections, Reconstruction, and Racism Today - @theLFshow w @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 4-19-16 Voicemails Ch. 13: Living with little and giving away - Eric from Alabama Ch. 14: Thoughts on the NV Democratic Convention - Kirk in Los Vegas Kirk's Nevada Convention video Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 15: Final comments on what's more important than taking offense Article: "I find this offensive": How "offense" discourse traps us into inaction Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!