What would it take?

Episode 20: What would it take to address racism's influence on relief?

May 5th, 2022  •  19 mins 11 secs  •  Download (44 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Since the war in Ukraine began in February, we’ve heard reports of terrible atrocities. Mass graves uncovered, the entire port city of Mariupal besieged for months which has led to a humanitarian crisis. Women and children injured or killed during strikes on residential areas.

As I listened to reports in late February, I heard several prominent reporters openly noting their horror and surprise that we were witnessing such tragedies in a “civilized”country. Let's dig into this idea of "civilized" and "uncivilized" countries and how its roots in White supremacy influence our reactions to current world conflicts.