Your Neighbor’s Hood Podcast
Ep 45: Bu-Bye All White People!?  Cancel Culture Phenomenon

Ep 45: Bu-Bye All White People!? Cancel Culture Phenomenon

April 2, 2019

Waffle House canceled.  Roseanne Barr canceled. Kanye West canceled.  Gov. of Virginia canceled. There is a phenomenon of "canceling" or choosing not to support people (in most cases celebrities), events, businesses, songs, films or TV shows for things that the public considers unacceptable or problematic. In this episode, we talk about the dangers of cancel culture, how isolating people does not magically undo hurt they’ve caused, and what does redemption look like. 

Ep: 44 Once Catholic Now Muslim

Ep: 44 Once Catholic Now Muslim

March 26, 2019

A week after the Christchurch mosque massacres, people across New Zealand observed the Muslim call to prayer. Their Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, told the crowd 'We are one.' This a message that resonates with Amy, who after traveling the globe years ago, made the decision to become a Muslim (10:30). In our chat with Amy, she shares her personal decision to wear hijab (15:44) and the discrimination she faces (19:48). Her story reminds us that there is diversity in every culture and especially in Muslim culture (21:38). Amy acknowledges that Muslim and Christians share many of the same beliefs (14:05) and how representation in everything from politics to the Olympics matter (28:54). She like many Muslims want you to ask a Muslim when you're curious (25:51), but before you ask there is one thing she wants you to know (33:02).

 

 

 

 

Ep 43: Guide to Gaming the Education $ystem

Ep 43: Guide to Gaming the Education $ystem

March 18, 2019

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. 

Ep 42: A Browner America’s Threat to People and Politics

Ep 42: A Browner America’s Threat to People and Politics

March 12, 2019

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

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/7/30/17505406/trump-obama-race-politics-immigration

 

 

 

Ep 41: Complicated & Contentious: Women’s March

Ep 41: Complicated & Contentious: Women’s March

March 4, 2019

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 

Ep 40: Using White Privilege for Good

Ep 40: Using White Privilege for Good

February 26, 2019

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

BONUS Christina’s Journal: Jefferson’s Daughters

BONUS Christina’s Journal: Jefferson’s Daughters

February 22, 2019

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

Ep 39: You know you have white privilege if…

Ep 39: You know you have white privilege if…

February 19, 2019

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

Ep 38: Black, Blue and Green: Consequences of Medical Racism

Ep 38: Black, Blue and Green: Consequences of Medical Racism

February 12, 2019

 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

Ep 37: Race Debates in the Comments Section

Ep 37: Race Debates in the Comments Section

February 5, 2019

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