Episode 32

White Feminism (REBROADCAST)


June 11th, 2020

44 mins 55 secs

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About this Episode

Racism and white supremacy are a huge part of our culture. The situation is no different within the women's movement, which has struggled with White Feminism, which is when white women choose to only pay attention to issues that impact them personally and suppress the voices of women of color. We look at the disparities between black women, women of color and white women in everything from wages to wealth to health outcomes. We talk about common tactics white women use and how we can change our behavior. We learn about ways we can uplift women who experience harm under our white supremacist culture and how we can stand up and start being anti-racist, because not being racist isn't enough. We take a hard look at ourselves and how our show can be more inclusive and representative. We acknowlege that we still have a lot to learn and there is so much more on this topic that we intend to continue to include in our future episodes.

Tamika Mallory on The Breakfast Club (see minute 4 for quote in episode)

Scene On Radio's Season 1: Seeing White

Articles for References
10 Ways to Pay Reparations if You're a Broke Ass White Person by DiDi Delgado

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh

When Feminism is White Supremacy in Heels by Rachel Cargle

How White Feminists Oppress Black Women: When Feminism Functions as White Supremacy by Monnika T. Williams

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