Episode 223: Police Violence against Black Women



For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne tackle the issue of police violence against Black women. After catching up (00:30), the hosts discuss “Oh Lawd” news and current events (10:35). They then turn their attention to the topic of the week (34:05) and highlight the importance of an intersectional lens when discussing the issue of police violence (36:00). Next, they discuss the origins and purpose of the Say Her Name campaign (49:30) and how preconceived notions and stereotypes contribute to police violence against Black women (51:20). The hosts also have a conversation about sexual violence against Black women during police encounters (58:50), the adultification of Black girls (1:02:25), and statistics related to Black women and police contact (1:03:16). Tyrell and Daphne close the episode by “saying her name” and sharing the stories of Black women who have died as a result of police violence.

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