Today's episode is a Way Black History Episode...lol! We discuss the uniqueness of American slavery and contrast it with slavery around the world. This conversation allows us to more directly deal with the implications and legacy of slavery in the United States.
We spend the second half of the show familiarizing you with some key takeaways from the Willie Lynch letter which we often refer to on the show. This gives insight into the ripple effects of the chattel slavery system from the United States.
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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.