#2 WHITE FOLKS LAUNDERING CULTURE
Chromatic Elephant discusses the brutality behind White folks repurposing culture.
#3 9 YEAR OLD CHILD DETAINED WHILE GOING TO SCHOOL
Chromatic Elephant discusses why the current immigration crisis is completely about race and not about illegal immigration.
#4 WHITE PEOPLE NOTICING THEIR OWN WHITENESS
Resmaa and Tyler discuss a new phase of self awareness that white folks are starting to go through.
#5 BLACK MEN IN HOODIES
Resmaa and Tyler talk about how stereotypes live in the body and aren't a state of mind.
#6 Politicizing Black Parenting
Resmaa and Tyler examine how microaggressions aren't that "micro" using the example of how the parenting of BIPOC folks gets politicized.
#7 Teachers, Guns, Schools... Dangerous for BIPOC Children
Florida passes a law allowing teachers to carry guns in schools and Resmaa and Tyler talk about why guns in the hands of educators is bad for BIPOC children.
#8 Robin DiAngelo: White Fragility
Resmaa and Tyler talk White Fragility and the impact that it has on BIPOC bodies individually and as a community.
#9 Black Folks Just Can't Be In America
Resmaa and Tyler discuss the community and individual impact of the murders of Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson. They breakdown the individual and communal trauma associated with these types of events.
#10 Genocide Vacation Destinations
The horrors of racism are real. White Body Supremacy has come with major brutality and cannot be decontextualized if we are ever going to strop these horrors from constantly traumatizing Black, Indigenous, People of Color.
#11 Diversity and Inclusion Racket
The idea of diversity and inclusion in our country has become the new “snake oil” in our society because it avoids white body supremacy and racism. Most equity initiatives have become about helping white people feel comfortable instead of dealing with the real issues. In this episode we breakdown what this looks like.
#12 This Land is Saturated in Blood
We discuss the systematic murder of the Osage People in OK and the plunder of their oil. In this episode we use this horror to show that Somatic Abolitionism is not a play on words but a fight for the right of non-whites to exist.
#13 Your Grandmother's KKK
In this episode we discuss the way White Body Supremacy has been perpetuated as a social norm. Through an article by Laura Smith, from timeline.com, we breakdown how white women along with versions of “feminism” and “culture” have been used to provide cover for the horrors of racism in America.
#14 Origins of Whiteness
The somatic-abolitionist movement is about abolishing the myth of whiteness. In this episode we discuss the work of the late Noel Ingatiev. He was a white author, scholar and historian whose life’s work was to abolish whiteness. Through this lens we look at how the social and political construction for the myth of whiteness began.