Episode 218: aging and the life course for black americans



For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne center their discussion on aging and the life course in the Black community. The hosts begin the episode by catching up (00:30) and discussing “Oh Lawd” news (10:00). They then turn their attention to the topic of the week (29:00). Specifically, they have a conversation about the stages and principles of life course development (34:40), how time and place matter for the life course (36:00), the tensions people must resolve at different stages of life (39:00), and how the timing of various events shapes life trajectories (48:45). They close the episode by discussing imprisonment as a potential life course stage for structurally disadvantaged Black men (52:10) as well as health and aging within the Black community (1:02:45).


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