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October 13, 2020

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This Epoch Life Podcast- “Why are Black people making EVERYTHING political?” A Commentary
In this episode of the podcast, Epoch Education staff members discuss the recently heard phrase, “Why are Black people making EVERYTHING political?” in the context of professional athletes protesting on the field by taking a knee.

What is Critical Race Theory…Really Tenet 3: The Permanence of Racism
Guest Speaker, Dr. Regina Stanback Stroud, along with hosts from Epoch Education, Dr. Nancy Dome, Kelly Cole and Dr. Dora Dome, give insight as to what CRT is analyzing in saying that racism is permanent in our society.

This Epoch Life Podcast- Going the Extra Mile
We welcome special guest, Steven Armstrong, onto the podcast this week. He has a past career working with a nonprofit to help women in developing countries who suffer from Fistula, an often curable condition experienced during pregnancy. Now he is working on his novel, Dragon Daughter, which tells the story of a young, black, female hero. Hear how his lived experience inspired him to go the extra mile for women.

Daily Discussion: Overwhelmed! What CAN we do in this time?
Dr. Nancy Dome goes over what CAN we do right now? The consensus is that we are majorly overwhelmed from politics, the pandemic, civil unrest, and just trying to get used to this new normal. We need to keep equity at the forefront so we can get through this.

The Daily Discussion: Emotional Hangover
After the 2020 Presidential Debate, a lot of us are experiencing an emotional hangover. The heaviest part of it all, why was there no interruption when the POTUS not only DID NOT denounce white supremacy but bolstered it by saying, “Stand back and stand by”. Where do we go from here?

What is Critical Race Theory Really? Tenet 2: Counter storytelling
Hosts Dr. Nancy Dome, Kelly Cole and Dr. Dora Dome along with special guest, Anita Ortega, break down and explain one of the five tenets of Critical Race Theory: Counter-Storytelling. They ask that you examine what you believe to be the dominant narrative and examine the possible counter stories which live within this narrative. Anita Ortega is a great example of the counterstory herself as a retired police officer woman of color.

What is Critical Race Theory Really? Tenet 2: Counter storytelling
Hosts Dr. Nancy Dome, Kelly Cole and Dr. Dora Dome along with special guest, Anita Ortega, break down and explain one of the five tenets of Critical Race Theory: Counter-Storytelling. They ask that you examine what you believe to be the dominant narrative and examine the possible counter stories which live within this narrative. Anita Ortega is a great example of the counterstory herself as a retired police officer woman of color.

This Epoch Life Podcast- Follow up discussion: Challenging How History is Taught
Host of This Epoch Life Podcast, Bailee Bennett-Andrade, interviews Dr. Nancy Dome about some points which were brought up in last week’s episode with Nicole Kukral. They examine why there needs to be concern regarding the current history curriculum being taught in public education and the call to action


What is Critical Race Theory Really? Tenet 1: Whiteness as Property

Critical Race Theory is made up of 5 tenets which analyze the historical, social, and economic factors creating the race issues we see today. This video explores one tenet: Whiteness as Property.

This Epoch Life Podcast- Challenging How History Is Taught
Guest, Nicole Kukral, is a program specialist and the creator of the Equity Audit Rubric. This Rubric was created to challenge problematic policies, procedures, curricula, etc. that we see in our public education system today. In this episode she breaks down how she recognized problematic narratives in history textbooks, so she interrupted the billion dollar companies and was given the opportunity to repair.

This Epoch Life Podcast- A Story On Access and Higher Education for a Non binary Student
Assistant Professor in Theatrical Arts, Roy Lightner, shares his experience when a non-binary student was restricted access to his theatre department due to the current structure of higher education admissions. He advocated for this student because he recognized the problematic policies and procedures and how the student’s identity was adding to the barriers which held them back. Dr. Nancy Dome shows how this scenario is a great depiction of the RIR protocol- Recognize, Interrupt, Repair.

This Epoch Life Podcast-Tools for Better Communication, Compassionate Dialogue, and the RIR Protocol
We are kicking off season 2 of This Epoch Life the Podcast. Dr. Nancy Dome and Dr. Jennifer Jeffries founded the RIR™ (Recognize-Interrupt-Repair) protocol, which has since turned into a tool for Compassionate Dialogue™. If you are interested in learning strategic and courageous communication skills then this is the tool you want in your back pocket!

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