The Way with Anoa

Being Bold BIPOC Women and Dismantling White Supremacy

Episode Summary

Anoa chats with activist Saira Rao about her latest article, "When Being an Opponent of White Supremacy Means Being Not Nice". Anoa chats with activist Saira Rao about her latest article, "When Being an Opponent of White Supremacy Means Being Not Nice". Very timely conversation in light of the ongoing attacks on Representative Ilhan Omar.In the second half of the episode Anoa and Tracey Corder take a group through what is white supremacy and what does dismantling it in our spaces look like.

Episode Notes

Anoa chats with activist Saira Rao about her latest article, "When Being an Opponent of White Supremacy Means Being Not Nice". Very timely conversation in light of the ongoing attacks on Representative Ilhan Omar. Saira reflects on the struggle of dismantling White Supremacy in various spaces, and the expectation that BIPOC women must be "nice" and nonconfrontational in this work.

The second half of the episode is a replay of a session during Rootscamp led by Anoa and Tracey Corder from the Center of Popular Democracy about dismantling white supremacy in progressive spaces.

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When Being an Opponent of White Supremacy Means Being Not Nice