Episode 42: "Sippin Tea w/ BhD - Vol. 3" - A Conversation w/ Jamiere Abney

October 31, 2018

 

 

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

 

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