DREAM Collective’s Next Podcast, “Not a Monolith”

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Jasmine-HarrisThe DREAM (Dismantling Racism through Education, Advocacy and Mobilization) Collective at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will air its next episode of the podcast, “Blacktivism in the Academy,” on Thursday, Oct. 15. 

Episode five, “Not a Monolith,” will feature Jessica Harris, PhD, assistant professor in Higher Education and Organizational Change at University of California, Los Angeles; and Jasmine Haywood, PhD, strategy director at Lumina Foundation, an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis committed to learning opportunities beyond high school. 

Harris and Haywood will discuss what is a “buffer class?” They will also examine the topics of multi-raciality, Afrolatinidad, and how white supremacy aims to enforce a racial hierarchy. Also contributing to the discussion will be DREAM members and education faculty Nate Williams, PhD, and Jennifer Hernandez, PhD. 

The podcast is for scholar activists by scholar activists, and encourages and facilitates learning, activism and anti-racist action. If you are seeking a community of like- minded scholar-activists, keep listening. Access “Blacktivism in the Academy” on Spotify and Stitcher. Featured will be prominent speakers from communities of color, who will address how to step out of the societal cyclical patterns of the past. 

DREAM Collective members include education faculty Jennifer Hernandez, PhD, Jessica Krim, EdD, J.T. Snipes, PhD, Nate Williams, PhD, and School of Education, Health and Human Behavior Dean Robin Hughes, PhD. 

For more information, visit the DREAM Collective on Facebook at @DREAMCollective20, Twitter at @DREAMcollect20 or Instagram at @DREAMCollective20, or email TheDREAMCollective@siue.edu

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L-R: Jessica Harris, PhD, assistant professor in Higher Education and Organizational Change at University of California, Los Angeles; and Jasmine Haywood, PhD, strategy director at Lumina Foundation, an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis committed to learning opportunities beyond high school.

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