Speaking Up in an Anti-Black Society with Tavis Smiley

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Be sure not to miss this compelling podcast episode featuring Nekima Armstrong and Tavis Smiley, a highly respected leader and advocate for the African-American community. During this episode, Tavis reflects on his upbringing in Mississippi and Indiana and the valuable life lessons he learned from his grandmother. The conversation sheds light on the dangers faced by Black individuals in a society that is often hostile towards them, while also acknowledging the work that remains to be done in terms of achieving racial equality.
Lastly, Tavis encourages everyone to seek, speak, stand on, and stay with the truth!

00:00 – Travis Smiley Reflects on His Mississippi Roots and the Impact of Big Mama’s Wisdom
07:43 – The Danger of Speaking Up
15:11 – Examining the Misinformation Surrounding Critical Race Theory and Black History
22:55 – America Needs to Accept the Truth
30:33 – Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Sermon
38:27 – A Call to Seek, Speak, Stand on and Stay with the Truth

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“We are who we are because somebody loved us.” – Travis Smiley

“No lie can live forever. Cowardice asks is it safe, expediency asks is it politic, vanity asks is it popular, but conscience asks is it right. And every now and then we must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but one must do it because one’s conscience – Travis Smiley

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Title: Speaking Up in an Anti-Black Society with Tavis Smiley
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