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.

White Folks Laundering Culture

Tyler discusses the “whitening” of indigenous practices.

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.