Feb. 4, 2022

Systemic Racism: It’s Not A Bug, It’s a Feature

Systemic Racism: It’s Not A Bug, It’s a Feature

It’s a big one this week, guys and dolls and y’alls! We’re discussing systemic racism, along with the cost of slavery and Critical Race Theory. Two white kids who grew up in the late 1900s are still learning a lot about American History. Come along for the ride today and maybe you’ll learn something too.


CW: Adult Language, Discussions of Racism, Discussions of Systemic Oppression

It’s a big one this week, guys and dolls and y’alls! Kevin & Jaime are discussing systemic racism, along with the cost of slavery and Critical Race Theory. Two white kids who grew up in the late 1900s are still learning a lot about American History... Come along for the ride today and maybe you’ll learn something too.

Their expertise in regards to Systemic Racism? Routine & beneficial exposure

Their qualifications to discuss the topic? Random life experience and caffeination during recording sessions.

Basically, anything they discuss? Don’t take their word for it - but they hope you enjoy the show!

Reference Links:

Coffee, Books, and Common Ground this week 

In Jaime’s Cup: Maple Greek Frappe | SoftPourn | TikTok

In Kevin’s Cup: Murchie's Tea & Coffee 

Jaime’s Reading: The Golden Thread: Who Killed Dag Hammarskjöld? (WSJ Review)

The Thursday Murder Club 
Kevin’s Reading: Blake Crouch (Dark Matter & Recursion) 

Merriam-Webster: https://www.merriam-webster.com/ 

Sources:

The Declaration of Independence & Natural Rights

Four Numbers That Show the Cost of Slavery on Black Wealth Today

Rethinking racial formation theory: a systemic racism critique 

What Was Jim Crow? By Dr. David Pilgrim

Jim Crow Laws

List of African-American United States Senators

5 Calls App 

Show us your common sense:

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