InflexionPoint Podcast: Cultivating Change from the Inside Out: Who Is Allison Gaines? And Why Should You Care?

InflexionPoint Podcast: Cultivating Change from the Inside Out: Who Is Allison Gaines? And Why Should You Care?

  09/21/2022  03:00 pm PDT

Question of the Hour: What is the connection between the backlash over Disney's Little Mermaid (played by Halle Bailey) and Critical Race Theory?

InflexionPoint Podcast: Cultivating Change from the Inside Out: Who Is Allison Gaines? And Why Should You Care? 

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Featured Guest: Allison Gaines

 

Allison Gaines is a writer, editor, and unapologetic Black scholar pursuing her Ph.D. in Psychology. She's from New Orleans, Louisiana, and writes about race, women, history, politics, and culture. Allison is the co-founder of Writers and Editors of Color (WEOC), and the editor-in-chief of the CULTURED magazine. You can find her bylines in Oprah Daily, ZORA, Momentum, and LEVEL.

 

 

In this episode we highlight the thoughts and writings of Allison Gaines. She's a New Orleans native who believes you should care about who she is because every person has value. She's a woman who loves writing about race, equality, women, and history. "And as a Black woman, I plan on stirring the pot through my writing. I won’t be quiet or meek. Our voices are often drowned out, but I will keep fighting for a brighter future."

 

Questions to Ponder

Why does a Black mermaid, a mythological creature, make White people angry?
How Does the Black Mermaid backlash connect to CRT?

Episode giveaways:

HOST

Anita Russell M.Ed

Anita Russell M.Ed

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CO-HOSTS

Mavis Bauman cohost on inflexionpoint podcast on transformation talk radio

Mavis Bauman

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Gail Hunter host on InflexionPoint Podcast on Transformation Talk Radio

Gail Hunter LCSW

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GUEST

 Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines is a writer, editor, and unapologetic Black scholar pursuing her Ph.D. in Psychology. She's from New Orleans, Louisiana, and writes about race, women, history...

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