Inside 254
Ep 29 Online trolls

Ep 29 Online trolls

February 16, 2018

In Episode 29, Colleen does a dramatic reading of her own online trolls, which grounds our discussion of this particularly problematic group of people. Our Trumpster Fire focuses on our troller-in-chief and his troll-like online statements and behavior. Our newest segment, Fierce Woman Warrior, is a brief profile on an amazing woman who is actively working to change her community. Our Fierce Woman Warrior this episode is Sonya Renee Taylor, the founder of the radical self-love web site and movement, The Body is Not an Apology, and our Media Minute asks you to read Sonya's book, The Body is Not an Apology. our Activist Action provides two simple actions to fight online trolls when you see them.

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Inside 254 Presents: Essential Activist Actions for 2018

Inside 254 Presents: Essential Activist Actions for 2018

December 18, 2017

Dearest listeners, if you are like us, you are pissed off. Almost every day now since last November. So instead of wallowing in our rage, reminisce with us about a few of our favorite Activist Actions that are essential for 2018. Please listen and share this episode with your equally pissed off friends. Every one of us can take small, manageable actions in order to change ourselves, our communities, and our nation into a better place for all. All it takes is one Activist Action. You can do this. Let this episode be a good reminder that you are not alone and you are not powerless in this infuriating daily reality that we find ourselves in. Thank you for listening and for taking action with us in 2018.

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Expert Extra #11: Dr. Stephanie Andrea Allen on the difference between Black and POC, black lesbian writers, and why we need to work harder at finding these voices

Expert Extra #11: Dr. Stephanie Andrea Allen on the difference between Black and POC, black lesbian writers, and why we need to work harder at finding these voices

September 8, 2017

This week's Expert Extra features Dr. Stephanie Andrea Allen, a native Southerner and out Black lesbian writer, scholar, editor of Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction and Solace: Writing Refuge, and LGBTQ Women of Color, and the founder of BLF Press, an independent Black feminist press dedicated to amplifying the work of women of color. She helps us understand the difference between "Black" and "Person of Color" and how being Black in America is different from being any other POC, the importance of Black lesbian voices, and why we all need to work harder to locate and listen to these voices, along with some reading recommendations.

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Ep 19 Inside 254 visits the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Ep 19 Inside 254 visits the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

September 1, 2017

In Episode 19, we share our impressions of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, along with details about how YOU can visit this wonderful new museum. In the Trumpster Fire, we talk about the Congressional Black Caucus and their refusal to meet with Trump. Our Activist Actions ask you watch, read, and listen to some very specific black voices. Empower yourself by joining our community. Share this episode with your social media networks and ask others to listen and join this fight. We can do better together.

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