For today’s episode, Ty and Daphne welcome a special guest, Jamiere Abney, Senior Assistant Dean of Admission and Coordinator of Outreach for Opportunity & Inclusion at Colgate University. Together they use a critical lens to discuss issues in higher education, politics, and current events. We begin the conversation by focusing on college access (11:26), diversity outreach and recruitment (14:50), and affirmative action (17:15). We then discuss survivor guilt/survivor’s remorse (26:51) and the many challenges that first-generation students face on college campuses (35:40). We then focus our attention on politics by discussing Kanye and the history of African Americans in the Republican Party (45:50), voting issues and resources (52:50), and key midterm races (59:40). We close by discussing current news and events, such as the MAGAbomber (1:04:17) and the Megan Kelly blackface controversy (1:07:35).
Other Topics Include:
00:30 - Catch up with Ty and Daphne
09:10 - Learn More about Jamiere Abney