In light of the recent higher education scandal, we decided to take a deeper look into the people, politics and perceptions behind the entire sh*t show of decision-making by wealthy parents. 

The non-Hispanic white population is, solely, expected to fall, dropping from 199 million in 2020 to 179 million in 2060. European American voters are under the impression that they are losing a historical grip on power and are responding to a real personal crisis. In this episode, we talk about the browning of American and our personal feelings about it and its relationship to politics.

Navigate in Pod:

What's Good in the Hood- 00:43

Browning conversation-10:45 

From the Pod: 

White threat in a browning America: How demographic change is fracturing our politics.

By Ezra Klein @ezraklein




After listening to the January 18th episode of The Daily, a New York Times podcast, we learned about the cultural divide with the leadership of Women's March. We discuss the complicated and controversial yet historic and inspiring goings on of the Women's March and what implications it has for cultural relations today.

Navigate the Pod:

What's good in the hood 00:43

Conversation 13:44 

Ok. Ok. White privilege is being under-explained, over-explained and talked about like a funny meme. If you believe it is real, then you're probably asking yourself now what? What do I do with it? What do I tell my European American friends to do with it? Does it even matter at this point in history? Well, we've got you covered. In this episode, we give our ideas on how white privilege can be used for good. 

Navigating the Pod:

What's good in the Hood- 00:43

Convo- 10:48

Journey into Christina's thoughts as she navigates through uncomfortable culture conversations and situations.

Dealing with the moral flexibility of our country's foundation requires us to address consequences it has on our lives through perceptions, policy and people. In this episode, we discuss one of the consequences and when it’s happening in the form of white privilege. We select our top five examples of white privilege from created by Peggy McIntosh in 1988.

Navigating the pod:

What's good in the hood: 00:43

White Privilege List:  13:10

From the pod:

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh

 The general awkwardness surrounding racial issues in society bleeds into medicine and it is killing people. In this episode, we explore the role race, wealth and education have played in our healthcare system.

What's good in the hood: 00:43

Conversation starts at 13:20

The comment sections can be a place for love, learning and hate. Unfortunately, race debates find a home in discussions about shoes, interior decorating, parenting and more. Keyboard courage is a real thing. It ignites brings out the true self of many people. In this episode, we talk about it. Shout out to our listener for writing in on his experience in the comments section.

Navigate the Pod:

What's Good in the Hood- 00:35

Intro to episode- 10:08

Conversation- 11:47

January 29, 2019

Ep 36: Reparations

Should reparations be paid for slavery?  What happens when activist get involved in the reparations conversation? In this episode, we discuss one black activist's call for white people to individually pay black people, Martin Luther King Jr.'s message and whether we believe reparations should be paid.

Navigate the pod:

  • What's good in the hood- 00:43
  •  Activist Reparations Conversation- 07:53
  • Should reparations be paid- 19:50
  • Reflections- 41:46

From the pod:

The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates

What does it mean to weaponize your skin? What is the Black Card (definitely not American Express)? What is the White Card (definitely not your insurance card)? In this episode, we chop it up about how people use their skin to gain favor, start a movement or kill. 

What's good in the hood 00:45

Weaponizing skin 13:00


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