Octavia's Parables
Octavia's Parables
Nov 30, 2020
Parable of the Sower: Chapter 23
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A watcher falls asleep. New folks join, through stealth and play. Our travelers work to balance trauma and kindness.

Toshi and adrienne engage with the lessons in Chapter 23 of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower. And as always, offer questions for you and your people to consider.

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Intersectionality Matters!
Intersectionality Matters!
African American Policy Forum
31. #TruthBeTold: The Destructiveness of Trump's Equity Gag Order & What Biden Must Do Now
In this episode, Kimberlé is joined by a panel of scholars and civil rights leaders to explore the impact of the Trump administration’s “Equity Gag Order,” and the president’s crusade against racial justice and gender equity. The conversation includes insights from leaders of the National Fair Housing Alliance and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund about how the Equity Gag Order’s list of “prohibited concepts” has impaired their work, as well as a discussion of the importance of narrative and storytelling and how the Trump administration has engaged in historical revisionism in their attacks on racial. As the panelists explore how we can fight back against the Equity Gag Order and how to pressure the Biden administration to rescind it on day one, they also place the order in historical context as part of a long tradition of state repression of civil rights movements. With:
 CAROL ANDERSON - Professor of African American Studies, Emery; Author, White Rage
 RACHEL GODSIL - Professor of Law, Rutgers; Co-Founder, Perception Institute LAURA GOMEZ - Endowed Chair at UCLA Law; Professor in Sociology, Chicana & Chicano studies
 CHARLES R. LAWRENCE III - Professor, William S. Richardson School of Law; Critical Race Theory pioneer
 JANAI NELSON - Associate Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) 
LISA RICE - President and CEO, National Fair Housing Alliance Hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw (@sandylocks)
 Produced by Julia Sharpe-Levine 
Edited by Julia Sharpe-Levine and Rebecca Scheckman
 Additional support provided by the African American Policy Forum
 Music by Blue Dot Sessions
 Follow us at @intersectionalitymatters, @IMKC_podcast
1 hr 13 min
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