Janelle and Chris talk with Tiffany Agard and Eric Keeton about "Digital Blackface," "Black Fishing," and "Transracial identity." Realizing these terms can sometimes overlap, they identify the definitions as follows:
"Digital Blackface" refers to white/non-Black people using GIFs, memes, emoji, and other images of Black people to express various emotional reactions online.
People who describe their racial identity as "transracial" are individuals who assert a racial ident
In this episode of "on air with...", Janelle talks with Devon Miller and Allison Bret of Dallas Summer Musicals about their program Black Art Matters. Both Miller and Bret expose some of the racist roots of Dallas, Texas, and how they, along with their organization, are working to correct the effects of this racist past through art and theater. Check out DSM's YouTube Channel and their Black Art Matters series. Find us at: iTunes - Click Here Google Play - Click Here Spotify
How does the conversation of racial discrimination begin between parents and children? In our home it began when I heard my oldest daughter say the phase “Team Dark Skin.” I have 4 beautiful daughters — all of which are smart, loving, caring and different shades of brown skin. And in that moment I realized in a house full of black people you can still experience racial discrimination and divide. I say to my brown-skinned child, “So, what does team dark skin mean?” She replies