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Forrest Gump - Confederate Monument | YDHTY, Throwback Episode 27

In February, I kicked off Black History Month speaking with Nikki Brown of the University of Kentucky for episode 27 of YDHTY (full recording below). We began the conversation discussing Forrest Gump - title character of the novel and then film by the same name. In the novel, Gump’s mother explains...
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An Imperfect White Person's Guide to Fighting Racism.

(The following post was also published as a bonus episode to the You Don't Have to Yell podcast, which you can listen to below, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever else you get your podcasts) In 2001, I embarked on what would be a relatively unremarkable career in stand-up comedy, the...
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