175: Happenings Vol 3: This Is America – What if you had their knee on your neck?
“They were there to remind me who I was in the world, and it hurt too much on the inside, being hurt on the outside didn’t matter as much.”
Producer: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits
Episode Summary: A man’s rage grows after growing up with racism and abuse, leading to transformative encounters with brutality, violence and ultimately, inner strength.
Social Media: Instagram: @actuallyhappening
Andrew Waits: http://andrdewwaits.com/
Support the Show: Support The Show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/happening
Engage with the Community: Join the This Is Actually Happening Discussion Group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/201783687561039/
Shop at the Store: The This Is Actually Happening online store is now officially open. Follow this link www.actuallyhappeningstore.com to access branded t-shirts, posters, stickers and more from the shop.
Content/Trigger Warnings: racism, racially charged language, violence, police brutality, explicit language
Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper
Music Bed: “Cylinder Four/Cylinder Five” – Chris Zabriskie
If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264
National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Crisis Text Line: Within the US, text HOME to 741741