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Heavyweight

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Heavyweight
32 min2020 JUN 5
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During these times of uncertainty and sadness, we bring you two stories of two women seeking the comfort of childhood. Amber and Eva are in search of their first grade teachers.

Mix by Bobby Lord. Music by Christine Fellows, John K Samson , Bobby Lord, and Blue Dot Sessions.

Further Reading:
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/06/becoming-a-parent-in-the-age-of-black-lives-matter/612448/
https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a23960/james-baldwin-cool-it/
https://www.mpd150.com/report/overview/
https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/george-floyd-houstons-protests-and-the-privilege-of-the-benefit-of-the-doubt
https://newrepublic.com/article/157949/fascism-america-trump-anti-police-george-floyd-protests
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

And you can find Amber’s memoir about leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses here:
https://bookshop.org/books/leaving-the-witness-exiting-a-religion-and-finding-a-life/9780735222540
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