In this episode, Scott shares some of his thoughts about what a white progressive male needs to do in response to the horrific murder of George Floyd. And how are we going to address the issue of racial injustice as a nation? He talks about the three reasons why progressive white males, like him, don't speak out about racial injustice.
What You'll Learn
- Scott's reflection on racial injustice according to his personal experience way back when he was a child.
- Scott's thoughts on the murder of George Floyd.
- The three reasons why progressive white males don't speak out about racial justice.
- And much more!
“If I start publicly speaking out about trying to understand what my role is as a white progressive male, who has more privileges than any other class of people in this country, then I might have to do something about it.” - Scott Bryant-Comstock
For More Information:
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