#788 Harassment in place of police work (Racism)

Today we look at the structural oppression of 'Stop & Frisk', not to mention how counterproductive it is to alienate people in their own neighborhoods. Plus, thoughts on the absence of poverty in the discussion of black crime and a special discussion of the definition of racism.

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Stop-and-Frisk: The High School Senior - Change the NYPD - Air Date: 7-29-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Going Home - The Talks


Ch. 4: Act 2: What percentage of black people should we be afraid of? - Jimmy Dore Show - Air Date 7-27-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Stop and frisk - MC Grizzz and Akil b STRANGe


Ch. 6: Act 3: Less Guns, Less Crime, This Is Bad How? - CounterSpin - Air Date 11-22-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: 10 Frisk Commandments (Remix) [feat. Jasiri X, Elon James White & Willie Evans Jr.] - 10 Frisk Commandments (Remix) [feat. Jasiri X, Elon James White & Willie Evans Jr.] - Single


Ch. 8: Act 4: Don Lemon Endorses State Sanctioned Harassment - This Week in Blackness - Air Date 11-5-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Stop and Frisk (The New Jim Crow) [feat. Paul Mabin] - The Scientist Meets Ted Sirota's Heavyweight Dub


Ch. 10: Act 5: The Shocking Truth About Black People - Lee Camp - Air Date: 11-14-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Stop and firsk - Vex Davortex


Ch. 12: Act 6: Michelle Alexander: Locked Out of America - Moyers And Company - Air Date: 12-20-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: It's the Same Old Song - Essential Collection: Four Tops


Ch. 14: Act 7: Divest From Private Prisons - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - The Poet


Ch. 16: Act 8: Judge Rules White Girl Will Be Tried As Black Adult - The Onion - Air Date: 01-24-11

Ch. 17: Song 8: Law and Order - The Ultimate TV Themes Collection: Thrillers


Ch. 18: Act 9: Law Professor Jodi Armour on poverty in the discussion of black crime - David Feldman Show - Air Date: 12-19-13


Voicemails

Ch. 19: Defining racism - Elka from Fort Wayne, IN


Ch. 20: Final comments on the definition of 'racism'

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Ch. 22: Bonus Clip: Prejudice Is Not Racism - Radio Dispatch - Air Date 12-12-13


Activism:

Color or Change petition to divest from private prisons


Sources/further reading:

Dream Defenders: Who is YSI?

Disorderly Conduct Podcast - December 16, 2013

The prison industry in the United States: Big business or a new form of slavery?

Prison Labor: The New Slavery

The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Nationwide Problem for Equal Rights

h/t Molly Knefel


Sponsored by the UnFuck it Up Project

Katie Goodman, creator


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2014-01-10 16:53:05 -0500
    The podcast on racism was well done and informative. There was lots of good material. Here is an article which dissects the use and redefinition of the concept of racism : The Pedagogy of the Meaning of Racism: Reconciling a Discordant Discourse by Carlos Hoyt Jr. http://www.andover.edu/About/Newsroom/TheMagazine/Documents/8-PedOfRacismSWJournal.pdf
  • commented 2014-01-10 16:52:14 -0500
    The podcast on racism was well done and informative. There was lots of good material. Here is an article which dissects the use and redefinition of the concept of racism : The Pedagogy of the Meaning of Racism: Reconciling a Discordant Discourse by Carlos Hoyt Jrhttp://www.andover.edu/About/Newsroom/TheMagazine/Documents/8-PedOfRacismSWJournal.pdf