In the first half of today's episode, we discuss the profound implications that stereotypes can have on BIPOC children and how it can shape their view of the world growing up. We use personal stories to explain how we often learn our place in the world based on prejudices and racism.
In the second part of the show, we tell the origin story of Civic Cipher and explain why we believe the show is important in the current social and political climate in the U.S. Our Way Black History Fact details the origin story of the Urban League.
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About Civic Cipher
Civic Cipher is a weekly radio show hosted by Ramses Ja and Q. Ward. This show is dedicated to empowering Black and Brown voices, allowing them to engage directly with their communities as well as the general population. Self-determination is critical to securing a future free of oppressive systems, and Civic Cipher exists to facilitate discussions toward this end. Furthermore, Civic Cipher seeks to inform non-POC allies who may not be privy to these types of discussions and optics. Finally, Civic Cipher seeks to provide long-form conversations in spaces where there is often a lack of significant resources, potent dialogue, or the necessary engagement for facilitating a healthy and productive civil discourse.