TBS19: Are You Afraid Of Being Visible?

Greetings Family,

In today’s episode, I explore the reason why so many of us find it so hard to show up and be visible in the world. Topics include:

Black Shame

Spirituality and withdrawal.

The power of mirroring in black business.

The right to belong.

Challenging white authority in college.

Be empowered!

 

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TBS16: Compassionate Parenting And The 3 Truths Behind Why We Still Whup Our Children.

 

In today’s show, I share 3 reasons why we still justify beating our children. I also reveal how compassionate parenting can help us stop. Details of the show includes:

Why I was scared to become a parent.
How and why we disconnect from our bodies.
Why we can’t admit that our parents were abusive.
Whupping black children is white supremacy on auto pilot.
Recovery, therapy and compassionate parenting.
 Enjoy x

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Links, books and authors mentioned in this episode:

Dr Stacey Patton’s Website

Spare the kids.

Previous podcasts.

Racism and recovery for beginners

Attachment and the family.

Codependency and detaching with love. 

You can find lots of literature about racial wellness, addiction, and the 12 step recovery process in the link below in the recovery/addiction category:

http://www.yardofgreatnessstore.com

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TBS15: Recovery Step 3 – Are White People Your Higher Power?

 

Greetings family,

In this show, I explore how the image of white Jesus and the religion of white supremacy (Christianity) maintains a spiritually abusive power dynamic where white people have become our Higher Power.

In 12 step recovery, step 3 is when we, ‘Made the decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understand it.’ As religion is one of the key areas of oppressive people activity under the system of white supremacy, I also share my experience, hope and tools for dealing with this abusive religious enmeshment. Details for this show include:

  • The concept of God.
  • The role of white supremacy in religion.
  • Slavery, Christianity and the black church.
  • White Jesus and spiritual abuse.
  • Recovery Step 3.
  • When white people were my Higher Power.
  • The dismantling and reconstruction process.
  • Setting spiritual boundaries.

Enjoy x

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References in this episode:

Maat

Amun Ra

 

Further Reading.

Black People in the Bible – Randolph Jackson

The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America – Paul Harvey.

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TBS14: Honoring Dr Welsing’s Birthday with Gus T Renegade from C.O.W.S. Radio.

Brothas and Sista’s,

I am so excited for you today because it’s The Black Steps first interview and a legendary one at that!

In this episode, I am humbled to be chatting with Gus T Renegade from C.O.W.S  (Context of White Supremacy) radio show to honor the birthday of the late, great, counter racist scientist, Dr Francis Cress-Welsing. For those of you who are unaware of her and her work, I did a previous episode about her here.

In this show we talk about her legacy, their friendship and women behind the Isis Papers book. I also find out a little more about Gus the black man, and his views on how we can continue to empower ourselves under the system of white supremacy.

There are a lot of notes, books and references which I have captured below.

Enjoy x

 

Links, books and authors mentioned in this episode:

Sabrina Johnson COWS radio show appearance.

Dr Welsing birthday tribute event.

Saturday March 18th 2017

Thurgood Marshall Centre

Washington DC

Sabrinajohnson27@earthlink.net

 

RADIO INTERVIEWS.

C.O.W.S radio iTunes link

C.O.W.S episode with Dr Welsing regarding the Charleston Massacre with white supremacist Dylan Roof.

Dr Welsing and the Trump presidency prediction.

Dr Welsing sharing her views on cannabis.

Dr Martin Kevorkian 

All the book references from are in an empowerment sheet. Just enter your email address and get them with all the links to buy directly from Amazon.

 

MUSIC REFERENCES

 

FILM AND TV REFERENCES

www.getoutfilm.com

 

MISC REFERENCES

Black self care e-book for discharging racial stress.

www.theisispapersbookclub.com

12 Step Recovery for beginners.

Mr H fox YouTube channel

 

GUS T RENEGADE ESSAYS.

http://atlantablackstar.com/author/gusrenegade/

wwwRacism-notes.blogspot.com

COWS email address : untiljustice@gmail.com

 

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TBS12: Is Racism A Mental Illness?

Greetings Family,

In today’s show, I explore racism and narcissism as it relates to the 9 diagnostic traits in European psychology. Details of the content are as follows:

Why I want to explore the link between racism and narcissism.

The 9 diagnostic psychotherapy traits of narcissism.

5 summarised narcissistic characteristics of white supremacy.

1: The constant need for admiration.

-The brainwashing in education.

-The super hero media fantasy.

-Narcissistic supply and withdrawal.

2: Grandiosity.

– White superiority.

– 1974 Interview with Dr Francis Cress-Welsing and Dr William Shockley about white supremacy and her 1969 theory of colour confrontation.

3: Lack of empathy

– Defining empathy.

– Jane Elliot exposes white denial.

– The pain of white silence.

– 3 types of white supremacist.

4: Take advantage of others.

– Economic disadvantages and power.

5: Being envious of others.

– Love the culture, hate the people.

What’s the solution?

Empowerment affirmations.

 

 

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Links, books and authors mentioned in this episode:

9 diagnostic traits of narcissism.

The black Statue of Liberty

The amazing, eye opening, full interview with Dr Welsing and Dr Shockley.

Dr Welsing’s book The Isis Papers

The Help

 

Jane Elliot

You can find lots of literature about racial wellness, addiction, and the 12 step recovery process in the link below in the recovery/addiction category:

http://www.yardofgreatnessstore.com

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TBS11: Recovery Step 2: Being Restored To Sanity By A Loving Higher Parent.

 

Greetings Family,

I hope the day finds you well. This week, I am sharing my experience hope and tools in recovery step 2. Details include:

  • Introducing recovery step 3.
  • The challenge of trust.
  • Waking up.
  • How and where does your Higher Power shows up?
  • Letting go of a judgmental God.
  • Racial insanity.
  • Are you playing God in other peoples lives?
  • What is being restored to sanity.
  • Open mindedness and clarity.
  • The what, the why and the how of moving forward?

Enjoy x

 

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Links, books and authors mentioned in this episode:

Recovery Step 1

You can find lots of literature about racial wellness, addiction, and the 12 step recovery process in the link below in the recovery/addiction category:

http://www.yardofgreatnessstore.com

TBS08: Racism and 12 Step Recovery For Beginners

Racism, 101
Greetings Mindful Yardie’s,
I hope the day finds you well. If you’ve been curious about me always chatting about recovery and want to know more, this show is for you. In this episode, I share how working the 12 step recovery process can be used to understand who we are and manage our racial pain. #knowthyself
I also share some compassionate tools along with my experience, strength and hope to get you started on the road to wholeness. Topics discussed include:
– The definition of racism.
– The psychology of racism
– Self compassion and surrender
– The History of 12 Step Recovery
– 3 types of recovery fellowships
– A holistic overview
– Black people in early AA
– Why the recovery process works.
– The power of sponsorship and meetings.
– 3 recovery slogans to get started
Click below to listen.
Enjoy x
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Authors and Links mentioned in this Episode
The 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous read in this episode are from the AA Big book.

Literature for all core 12 step fellowships can be found at: www.yardofgreatnessstore.com

C.O.W.S (Concept Of White Supremacy) Radio Show: The Black Steps, Obama and Trump.

Greetings Family,

Here is the recent C.O.W.S (concept of white supremacy) show recording  where I am on the global guest panel every 3rd week of the month. In this session, I am thrilled that Gus chosen to feature my podcast The Black Steps, and I get the opportunity to discuss the link between racism and addiction. We also talk about being abandoned by white ‘friends’ when the subject of racism is raised, along with the Obama’s leaving office and the global reactions to Trump taking over. Click the pic below to listen. It’s dated the 15 January 2017 and the title is the ‘Global Sunday Talk on Racism.’

Peace.

 

cows

TBS07: Recovery Step 1- Powerlessness And Hope

Step 1. (1)

 

Hey there,

Sidenote…. I admit that I am powerless over the freezing temps out here in London, but have the power to podcast under my heated duvet lol. Sorry, couldn’t resist it. 😉

Now that I’ve got that out of the way, this week I dive into recovery step 1 and adapt the basic principles as they relate to our powerlessness under the system of racism (white supremacy). I love this step because it is the beginning of hope and a new authentic way of being. I also talk about learned helplessness, racial intimacy and the power of scheduling hope into your day.

If I could go back and speak to my former broken self that crawled through my first step one, I would tell her it’s really is going to be OK, and step one is the beginning of the journey to freedom. Things will be a challenge, but I will have an abundance of support, love and blackalicious tools to work the sh*t out of my recovery and thrive. One day at a time.

Enjoy

P.S Dont forget you can get all your core recovery books in my Amazon store at www.yardofgreatnessstore.com

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TBS06:Understanding Racial Pain Pt 2: Attachment And The Family

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This show is quite a deep one so make yourself a herb tea, take a deep breath and have a seat.

This episode is the second part of a series on 4 layers of racial pain, our internalised white supremacist, the family of origin, our community, and the external collective oppressor.

Last week, the focus was on our internalised white supremacist. Today, I weave the other 3 layers into the connection between slavery, child attachment, and how ‘disciplining’ our children with violence enables white supremacy’s mission to kill the souls of our people, and destroys our ability to have healthy adult relationships.

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Other stuff mentioned in this episode.

Neely Fuller

www.producejustice.com

 

Dr Francis Cress-Welsing

The Isis Papers

www.theisispapersbookclub.com

 

John Bowlby

Mary Ainsworth

Thomas Thistlewood

Frederick Douglass

Dr Stacey Patton

Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won’t Save Black America

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