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In Conversation with Joy DeGruy: Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome

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In this episode, author Joy DeGruy is joined in conversation by CIIS Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Boston to explore how trans-generational trauma and systems of oppression have influenced race relations in America today. Special thanks to CIIS, the California Institute of Integral Studies and the CIIS Public Programs Podcast for use of the Joy Degruy talk. To learn … Continued


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THE LONG SHADOW, the film.

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THE LONG SHADOW “If you want to know the true hidden history of the evil that slavery cast over America, and how it continues to this day, you must watch this movie.” Two filmmakers, both privileged Southerners haunted by their families slave-owning pasts, seek the hidden truth and the untold stories of how America-guided by … Continued


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Malcolm X Speaks!

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May 19th, marks the birthday of one of America’s most important voices, Malcolm X or Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz as he was known in the years prior to his death. Many years after the assassination of Malcolm X, “his voice, perspective still speaks truth to power. In many ways his analysis of America’s racial divide or … Continued


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In Conversation Mario Martinez

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Clinical neuropsychologist Mario Martinez discuss his research on aging and longevity. Special thanks to CIIS, the California Institute of Integral Studies and the CIIS Public Programs Podcast for use of the Mario Martinez talk. To learn more about the CIIS Public Programs Podcast log onto https://www.ciispod.com/. Mario Martinez spoke with CIIS’s Natalie Metz


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In Conversation with Joy DeGruy: Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome

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In this episode, author Joy DeGruy is joined in conversation by CIIS Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Boston to explore how trans-generational trauma and systems of oppression have influenced race relations in America today.   Special thanks to CIIS, the California Institute of Integral Studies and the CIIS Public Programs Podcast for use of the Joy Degruy talk. To … Continued


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Speaking Peace: Connecting with Others Through Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

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On today’s program we explore the practice of Nonviolent Communication with Marshall Rosenberg. Our words have the power to create profound healing or incredible suffering. Yet even with the best intentions, it is often difficult to express ourselves in ways that build harmony and trust. Speaking Peace presents a seminal four-part model you can use immediately … Continued


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In Conversation with Dana Frank

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KPFA Presents DANA FRANK “The Long Honduran Night: Resistance, Terror, and the United States in the Aftermath of the Coup” As the United States continues to tear-gas and imprison asylum seekers on the U.S.-Mexico border, we wonder why so many Hondurans are fleeing their homeland, now one of the most violent countries in the world … Continued


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In Conversation with Dana Frank

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KPFA Presents DANA FRANK “The Long Honduran Night: Resistance, Terror, and the United States in the Aftermath of the Coup” As the United States continues to tear-gas and imprison asylum seekers on the U.S.-Mexico border, we wonder why so many Hondurans are fleeing their homeland, now one of the most violent countries in the world … Continued


we speak with archivist/educator Nathaniel Moore and Claude Marks the director of the Freedom Archives about the 20 years of history of the organization, Freedom Archives. The Freedom Archives is a non-profit educational archive located in San Francisco dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of historical audio, video and print materials documenting progressive movements and … Continued


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In Conversation with Nick Estes

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NICK ESTES with ROXANNE DUNBAR ORTIZ Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock vs the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance. In 2016, a small protest encampment at the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota, initially established to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, grew to be the largest Indigenous … Continued