Part 2: Why White People "Can't Win", BUT Still Need to Do the Work
Distancing ourselves from "racists" won't help tear down the institutions of white body supremacy. Resmaa and Tyler discuss why it is important for white folks to identify their racist tendencies rather than run from them.
Part 1: Most White Folks Need to Get to the Starting Line
In this first of a two-part video episode of Chromatic Elephant, Resmaa and Tyler discuss the need for white folks to build stamina and counter culture in breaking down white body supremacy.
Video Edition: Structural Racism & White Advantage
Resmaa Menakem and Tyler Reitzner discuss white privilege vs. white advantage.
9 Year Old Detained
Resmma talks about the importance of white folks creating culture around the abolition of white body supremacy.
White People Noticing Their Own Whiteness
Tyler discusses realizing that he is a "white liberal".
Black Men in Hoodies
Resmaa explains why he has no time with white folks being "surprised".
Politicizing Black Parenting
Resmaa breaks down the deep origins of white supremacy and how it was perfected.
Teachers, Guns, Schools... Dangerous for BIPOC Children
Tyler talks about the fear he has for his own son going to school if teachers were allowed to carry guns.
Robin DiAngelo: White Fragility
Tyler discusses how racism is abuse and why white people just can't decide "I'm not going to be racist".
Black Folks Just Can't Be in America
Being black in your own home is dangerous in our country. Here Tyler starts to explain that this is not about white people being afraid.
Genocide Vacation Destinations
Resmaa breaks down white comfort and how it drives the ability to decontextualize the horrors of racism in the United States.
Diversity and Inclusion Racket
Tyler discusses his experience about being in decision making meetings about diversity and inclusion implementation strategies. It aint good!
Resmaa uses a situation with NBA star Russel Westbrook to explain the importance of context in how BIPOC folks react to racism.