Episode 116 - Body, Flesh, Blood & Other Tools of Racist Imagination: Melanie Harris & Jennifer Harvey
This podcast episode is taken from a recording of a webinar.
Body indicators such as nose, hair, and flesh tones are relied upon for the perpetuation of prejudice, bias, and presumed privilege. What would it mean to unlearn, then relearn more liberative ways of reading the body? Can the truncated imagination which only sees value in the white body be rekindled to see worth in all bodies? The featured speakers for this event are Dr. Melanie Harris (Texas Christian University) and Dr. Jennifer Harvey (Drake University).