Playing The Race Cards (Episode 158)

David Michael JamisonDavid Michael Jamison is the Assistant Professor of History at Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Florida and the former Visiting Assistant Professor of Black World Studies at Miami University–Middletown in Middletown, Ohio. He previously worked as a special-education teacher, first with the New York Board of Education and then with the Los Angeles Unified School District. He is the Education and Programs Chair of the Jacksonville Historical Society; the director of the oral-history project, the co-chair of the Steering Committee for the Jacksonville Community Remembrance Project, and the Local Historian for the James Weldon Johnson Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. He was a guest on The Leftscape Episode 60 back in 2019 and returns to talk about The Race Cards, a tool for fostering positive, authentic conversations about race.

toolkitCo-hosts Wendy Sheridan and Robin Renée kick off the show with facts about “TikTok voice” and the world’s largest baguette in This Fortnight I Learned. In the News, the 4th Circuit Court in Richmond Virginia ruled that state health-care plans must pay for gender-affirming surgeries, Washington state GOP delegates come out against democracy, Methodists end anti-gay bans in the church, and blue whales return near the Seychelles. Before the featured interview in the Geekscape segment, Wendy leads the geek-out about repairing stuff. At the end of the show, Robin nominates Allison Gill for Lefty of the Week.


Things to do:

Learn more about 904WARDThe Race Cards conversation tool, and the Jacksonville Community Remembrance Project.

Learn about the Right to Repair.

Listen to Allison Gill’s podcasts and other great shows on MSW Media.

Listen to Saved By Zero and the other great shows on Radio PVS.

Check out Saved By Zero on Mixcloud.

Get artwork on wendycardz.

Watch “The first ever footage of Blue Whales in the Seychelles.”


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