Going Viral Podcast

Murder, Racism, and Civil Unrest

June 08, 2020 Season 1 Episode 15
Going Viral Podcast
Murder, Racism, and Civil Unrest
Show Notes

In light of the recent murder of George Floyd and the civil unrest that has followed, Matthew felt it was prudent to address and discuss race relations in the United States through the eyes of a close African-American friend named Marvin.  In this discussion, Marvin describes his life growing up in Baltimore and how his life was different from Matthew's upbringing.  They go on to discuss the social disparities in this country related solely to the color of one's skin.  It was an eye-opening discussion for Matthew and hopefully for anyone who wishes to educate themselves on the current state of race relations in this country. 

For more on this subject, please watch these videos:

Killer Mike's Emotional Speech at Atlanta Mayor's Press Conference (May 29, 2020)

Privilege/Class/Social Inequalities Explained in a $100 Race

Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man

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