An honest conversation about race with Frances Crusoe
Today's episode is a change of pace. We're joined by Frances Crusoe for an honest conversation about race. Plus, a special edition of Read Watch Listen Follow.
What you'll hear:
- Why racism is a current issue
- How to be part of the solution
- What it’s like to be a mother of a black child
Can I quote you on that?
- “The problem with being color blind is that erases who we are as black people.” Frances Crusoe
- “I don’t get the luxury to not think about race, because race is literally ingrained in everything that I do, from the neighborhoods that I can live in, the schools my kids go to, churches, I go to, everything.” Frances Crusoe
- “When I hear ‘All Lives Matter,’ it’s almost like a slap in the face.” Frances Crusoe
- “You don’t know what you don’t know if the people in your circle all look like you.” Frances Crusoe
- “For change to really happen, we need white people to use their voices, their influence, their platforms, their privilege in white society to say, ‘this is not okay.’” Frances Crusoe
- “Even in the midst of all this chaos, hatred, and division, God is still good, and His promise is still valid, and He still for us, and He is still for me.” Frances Crusoe
- “Be willing to listen above all else.” Frances Crusoe
- Between the World and Me
- Disunity in Christ
- Just Mercy
- "White Fragility: Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism"
- "Choosing a School for My Daughter in a Segregated City"
- "How We Built the Ghettos"
- "I, Racist"
- Q Ideas: Michelle Higgins on Race in America
- O.J.: Made in America
- The Liturgists Podcast - Black and White: Racism in America
- This American Life - The Problem We All Live With Part One and Part Two
- Follow: Austin Channing, Broderick Greer, Drew Hart, Kathy Khang, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Vann R. Newkirk II, DeRay Mckesson, and our GUEST, Frances Crusoe
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