Eyes On whiteness, with Christine Saxman and Shelly Tochluk - "We're not out of this."
Eyes On Whiteness
In a follow-up to our election episode where we talked about the need to stay vigilant, we invited Christine and Shelly who have been researching the ways White Nationalist and White Supremacist groups have been building in the last few years.Christine and Shelly share their research and analysis of the ways we must be aware of and counter the rise of White Nationalism going into 2021. The deep overlap of groups with varying identities finding common ground across anti-government, pro-police, free-speech, anti-immigrant, and “rigged election” ideologies is terrifying and all rooted in Anti-Blackness. This rise of power of these groups is linked through the deep use of technology, propaganda, and organizing in partnership with GOP, Qanon, conservative media, and militias (not entirely excluding law enforcement) across the country. Shelly and Christine call white people to action, not just politically but in a deeply personal way….they share how these groups are taking advantage of recruiting people who may have a stated belief they are “not racist”, but are feeling uninvited into communities organizing against racism…and how when we shut people out for not being “woke enough” or struggling in their newly developing consciousness, we’re actually helping create people ripe for recruitment by these White Nationalist groups. If you are a parent or educator- our guests break down how susceptible our young people are, particularly online. This episode is for EVERY white person who has any belief in anti-racism- we have work to do, and it means deepening our engagement with other white folks, practicing mindful listening, loving accountability, and collectivism over individualism. Christine and Shelly offer GREAT tips for how to show up to these necessary conversations when our judgment, righteousness, and demand for someone to be in a different place than they are.You can find more about Christine’s work at christinesaxman.com You can learn more about Shelly’s work by visiting her website at ShellyTochluk.comResources mentioned in the show:Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in America, Book by Vegas TenoldDog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, Book by Ian Haney LópezDr. David Campt, Dialogue Company- White Ally ToolkitSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/eyesonwhiteness)
Episode 9: Allyship featuring Shelly Tochluk and Ansley Newsom Kreitler
In this episode, we talk about Allyship with Shelly Tochluk and Ansley Newsom Kreitler. We discuss how to be a better ally and show up, the growing pains of understanding and accepting systemic racism, the difference between being an empath and an ally, and so much more. See the full show notes at https://eracedpodcast.comResources from this episode:AWARE-LA.org Saturday Dialogues, hosted by Shellyhttps://www.awarela.org/saturday-dialogueRacial Justice Freeway article on Medium:https://medium.com/@shellytochluk/on-ramps-and-lanes-on-the-racial-justice-freeway-9ff2ee051042Webster speech, Allyship in a Time of Polarization:Video version: https://livestream.com/accounts/22203691/events/9010134/videos/202331865Podcast version: https://soundcloud.com/edgorlok/diversity-and-inclusion-2020-allyship-in-a-time-of-polarizationIntro music by https://instagram.com/mikedupreemusic
Shelly Tochluk- Educator Seeking to Interrupt White Nationalism
Everyday Nonviolence Podcast
Shelly Tochluk is an educator, with a background in psychology, she has spent ten years as a researcher, counselor, and teacher in California’s public schools. She now trains teachers to work with Los Angeles’ diverse school population as a Professor in the Education Department at Mount Saint Mary’s University-Los Angeles. Shelly currently work with AWARE-LA (Alliance of White Anti-Racists Everywhere-Los Angeles). With this group, she co-created a workshop series that leads white people into a deeper understanding of their personal relationship to race, white privilege, and systemic racism. Resources and links mentioned in this episode - Kimmel, Michael. Healing from Hate: How Young Men Get Into—and Out of—Violent Extremism. -Reveal News. Hate in the Homeland, https://www.revealnews.org/episodes/hate-in-the-homeland/ -Saslow,Eli. Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist. -shellytochluk.com -Tenold, Vegas. Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in America. -Tochluk, Shelly, and Christine Saxman. “Swastikas in the Bathroom: Connecting the Dots between White Supremacy, White Nationalism, the Alt-Right, and the Alt-Light.” Medium,https://medium.com/@shellytochluk/swastikas-in-the-bathroom-connecting-the-dots-between-white-supremacy-white-nationalism-the-dc5d6ec266f2 -Tochluk, Shelly. Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk About Race and How to Do It. 2nd ed. -usvshate.org
But I’m NOT Racist: Creating Impactful White Affinity / Accountability Spaces, A Conversation with Dr. Shelly Tochluk
Transformation and Change Radio with Dr. Kathy Obear: Choose Courage ~ Speak Your Truth ~ Live on Purpose
Has racial equity work stalled in your organization?Want to help create greater racial justice in your organization, but having troublefinding other whites who are truly committed to meaningful change?Come join me and Dr. Shelly Tochluk as we explore practical strategies and tips tocreate powerful white affinity/accountability spaces in your organization andcommunity designed to deepen the capacity of whites to partner with people ofcolor to dismantle racism and create greater racial justice.
Shelly Tochluk is author of the book Witnessing Whiteness. We talk about how she decided that the most important thing she could do to combat racism was to educate herself and her white peers, to change how they talked about and thought about race. The post White People On Race with Shelly Tochluk appeared first on Safe Space Radio.