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 "t...
In this episode, Janelle talks with Nathan Dorris, Marsha Jackson, Misti Oquinn, and Britani Peterson about environmental racism, justice, and injustice. The discussion reveals that environmental justice is not only about saving and protecting the earth but also how the effects of neglecting it often heavily impact Black, Brown, impoverished, and disenfranchised communities and what we can do alleviate the problems.
The 2nd Annual Echoes Media Live Event was a huge success! Thank you to our panelists, donors, and attendees who made this event informative and inspiring.
In this episode, Echoes Media recognizes that it is possible to be a bad ally — that even with the best of intentions, we’re human and make mistakes. Along with guest panelists Arthur Gregg, Wendy Koster, and Edward Ahmed Mitchell, we discussed the need and impac...
The be_voiced Squad takes over Echoes on air! Squad members Lauren Harrison and Emily Truelove talk with Caleb de la Torre and Fatima Flores about effective and ineffective methods of protest and ways Gen Z is getting involved in protest movements.
COVID19 has us the world on high alert. Our mind is constantly being bombarded with endless uncertainty, rabbit holes of unclear and/or contradictory articles, and illness and death.
What's more, social injustice and attacks on human rights have not ceased. Not only have the murders of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor streamed across our feeds, but so, too, have the increased attacks on Asian-American citizens and the neg...
In this episode of Echoes on air!, Chris and Janelle talk with Anna Kim, Grace Talusan, Rachmad Tjachyadi about the vastness of the Asian-American Experience and the danger of a homogenized representation of Asians in the U.S, speaking within a culture that is often considered silent, as well as highlight the APIA involvement in various social justice movements.
The Echoes Team opens up Season 3 by talking about the recent tragic death of NBA Legend, Kobe Bryant. Janelle and Chris talk with Louis Flanagan III and Celeste Howell about how we discuss sexual assault, how we deal with celebrities, and Black male grief.
Hey Echoes Fam! We've got some exciting things planned for 2020. Check out the video to hear Founder Janelle tell you about some of the plans, and then stick around to see all the things we did in 2019.
And just like our 2019 season is over! On this season 2 wrap-up episode, Janelle and Chris are joined by previous guests Carlos Brumfield, Brittanie Gray, Lauren Harrison, and a handful of rotating guests as we look back at all of our past topics for the year.
Many thanks to all of our listeners and everyone who came by to hang out and have cake with us! Cheers to the next season.