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Do The Work

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Do The Work

Do The Work

Three Uncanny Four

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“Do the Work” is a podcast hosted by Brandon Kyle Goodman, about race and our personal relationships. Each episode is an intimate conversation between two people who know each other well — family, old friends, lovers or colleagues. We bring them together so they can finally have a real conversation about race, and we can all learn how to be anti-racist in our daily lives. We all have bias; let’s talk about it!

Latest Episodes

It’s Not a ‘War Zone’: Damali & Rechelle

Damali and Rechelle are best friends, and they’re both entrepreneurs thriving in New York City. But when Rechelle, a Filipina American, said the Black Lives Matter protests had turned the city into a “war zone,” Damali, who’s Black, was shocked and hurt. As women of color, Damali had always thought they shared similar struggles, but now she wonders if Rechelle is still on her side. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. This episode is sponsored by Talkspace. Get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace when you use the code WORK. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. For more anti-racism resources, visit the Do The Work website here.

46 min1 d ago
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It’s Not a ‘War Zone’: Damali & Rechelle

Don't Call the Cops: Walter & Pam

Walter and Pam went from an untraditional first encounter, to a whirlwind, long-distance romance, and then, finally, marriage. But one night during their courtship, Pam, who's white, unknowingly made a decision that could have threatened Walter’s life as a Black man. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. This episode is sponsored by HBO. Check out the new series "The Undoing" on HBO Max. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. For more anti-racism resources, visit the Do The Work website here.

53 min2 w ago
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Don't Call the Cops: Walter & Pam

Family Secrets: Melissa & Paula

Melissa was raised to celebrate the Italian side of her family as proudly and loudly as possible. That was until one day, she discovered a family secret—a secret that rocked her relationship with her mom, Paula, and changed Melissa’s entire life. This episode is sponsored by HBO. Check out the new series "The Undoing" on HBO Max. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. For more on Melissa's story, check out her website here, or visit the Do The Work website here.

44 min3 w ago
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Family Secrets: Melissa & Paula

Don’t Call Me An Oreo: Tomi & Alex

Tomi is a Black woman, and she and Alex have been friends for years. But there's one painful moment from when they were teenagers that still upsets Tomi to this day: when Alex, who's white, called Tomi an "Oreo." At the time, Tomi just let it go, but now she's speaking up. This episode is sponsored by Ritual. You deserve to know what’s in your multivitamin. That’s why Ritual is offering our listeners 10 percent off during your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/DOTHEWORK to start your Ritual today. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE.

34 minNOV 5
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Don’t Call Me An Oreo: Tomi & Alex

Meet the (White) Parents: Erik & Daniella

Erik and Daniella are an interracial couple in their mid-30s, making plans to start a family. Erik is half Japanese and half white, and he puts up with the occasional uncomfortable comment about his Asian heritage from his white mother-in-law. But when Dani’s mom makes one offensive comment in particular, Erik decides that for the sake of their future child, it’s time for him and Dani to speak up. This episode is sponsored by the online therapy company Talkspace. Visit Talkspace.com and use the code WORK to get $100 off your first month. This episode is sponsored by Indeed. Indeed.com is the number one job site in the world. Try Indeed out with a $75 credit at Indeed.com/Work. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. Check out our website here for anti-racism resources and readings.

41 minOCT 29
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Meet the (White) Parents: Erik & Daniella

The Only One in the Room: Lakshmi & Stephanie

Lakshmi and Stephanie are in a book club together, and Lakshmi wants thegroup to read “Good Talk” by Mira Jacob. It’s a book that mirrors Lakshmi’s own experiences as aSouth Asianwoman. But as the only person of color in the group, she’s concerned that the white women in the club won’t be able to relate….and the conversation may even get combative. If it does, can Lakshmi count on Stephanie to be her ally? This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. This episode is sponsored by HBO. Check out the new series "The Undoing" on HBO Max on October 25th. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. Check out our website here for anti-racism resources and readings.

39 minOCT 22
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The Only One in the Room: Lakshmi & Stephanie

Silence Is a Statement: Marquia & Elodie

Marquia took a risk with her friendship with Elodie. Everything seemed to be going great, but then a pivotal moment in the Black Lives Matter movement rocked their relationship — and Marquia wondered if their connection was worth saving. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. Check out our website here for anti-racism resources and readings.

46 minOCT 15
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Silence Is a Statement: Marquia & Elodie

White Privilege on Facebook: Lori & Jason

Jason didn’t understand his white privilege, so he turned to Facebook for answers. He tagged several of his friends whoarepeopleofcolor...including Lori, who’s Black. They’ve never talked about this moment…until now. For more on Lori and Jason's story, and links to allyship and anti-racism resources, visit DoTheWorkPod.com. This episode is sponsored by Talkspace. As a listener of this podcast, you get $100 off your first month on Talkspace. To match with your perfect therapist, go to Talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code WORK to get $100 off your first month and show your support for the show.

43 minOCT 8
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White Privilege on Facebook: Lori & Jason

Introducing: “Do the Work”

A new podcast hosted byactor, writer and activist Brandon Kyle Goodman.Throughreal and intimate conversations, weuntangle the uncomfortable, offensive, and sometimes downright racist momentsthat happenin our personal relationships, so we can all learn how to be better allies in our own lives.

2 minSEP 24
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Introducing: “Do the Work”
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Latest Episodes

It’s Not a ‘War Zone’: Damali & Rechelle

Damali and Rechelle are best friends, and they’re both entrepreneurs thriving in New York City. But when Rechelle, a Filipina American, said the Black Lives Matter protests had turned the city into a “war zone,” Damali, who’s Black, was shocked and hurt. As women of color, Damali had always thought they shared similar struggles, but now she wonders if Rechelle is still on her side. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. This episode is sponsored by Talkspace. Get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace when you use the code WORK. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. For more anti-racism resources, visit the Do The Work website here.

46 min1 d ago
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It’s Not a ‘War Zone’: Damali & Rechelle

Don't Call the Cops: Walter & Pam

Walter and Pam went from an untraditional first encounter, to a whirlwind, long-distance romance, and then, finally, marriage. But one night during their courtship, Pam, who's white, unknowingly made a decision that could have threatened Walter’s life as a Black man. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. This episode is sponsored by HBO. Check out the new series "The Undoing" on HBO Max. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. For more anti-racism resources, visit the Do The Work website here.

53 min2 w ago
Comments
Don't Call the Cops: Walter & Pam

Family Secrets: Melissa & Paula

Melissa was raised to celebrate the Italian side of her family as proudly and loudly as possible. That was until one day, she discovered a family secret—a secret that rocked her relationship with her mom, Paula, and changed Melissa’s entire life. This episode is sponsored by HBO. Check out the new series "The Undoing" on HBO Max. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. For more on Melissa's story, check out her website here, or visit the Do The Work website here.

44 min3 w ago
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Family Secrets: Melissa & Paula

Don’t Call Me An Oreo: Tomi & Alex

Tomi is a Black woman, and she and Alex have been friends for years. But there's one painful moment from when they were teenagers that still upsets Tomi to this day: when Alex, who's white, called Tomi an "Oreo." At the time, Tomi just let it go, but now she's speaking up. This episode is sponsored by Ritual. You deserve to know what’s in your multivitamin. That’s why Ritual is offering our listeners 10 percent off during your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/DOTHEWORK to start your Ritual today. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE.

34 minNOV 5
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Don’t Call Me An Oreo: Tomi & Alex

Meet the (White) Parents: Erik & Daniella

Erik and Daniella are an interracial couple in their mid-30s, making plans to start a family. Erik is half Japanese and half white, and he puts up with the occasional uncomfortable comment about his Asian heritage from his white mother-in-law. But when Dani’s mom makes one offensive comment in particular, Erik decides that for the sake of their future child, it’s time for him and Dani to speak up. This episode is sponsored by the online therapy company Talkspace. Visit Talkspace.com and use the code WORK to get $100 off your first month. This episode is sponsored by Indeed. Indeed.com is the number one job site in the world. Try Indeed out with a $75 credit at Indeed.com/Work. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. Check out our website here for anti-racism resources and readings.

41 minOCT 29
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Meet the (White) Parents: Erik & Daniella

The Only One in the Room: Lakshmi & Stephanie

Lakshmi and Stephanie are in a book club together, and Lakshmi wants thegroup to read “Good Talk” by Mira Jacob. It’s a book that mirrors Lakshmi’s own experiences as aSouth Asianwoman. But as the only person of color in the group, she’s concerned that the white women in the club won’t be able to relate….and the conversation may even get combative. If it does, can Lakshmi count on Stephanie to be her ally? This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. This episode is sponsored by HBO. Check out the new series "The Undoing" on HBO Max on October 25th. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. Check out our website here for anti-racism resources and readings.

39 minOCT 22
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The Only One in the Room: Lakshmi & Stephanie

Silence Is a Statement: Marquia & Elodie

Marquia took a risk with her friendship with Elodie. Everything seemed to be going great, but then a pivotal moment in the Black Lives Matter movement rocked their relationship — and Marquia wondered if their connection was worth saving. This episode is sponsored by Quip. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to GetQuip.com/Work right now to get your first refill FREE. Want to have your own story featured on the show? Email us at DoTheWork@ThreeUncannyFour.com. Check out our website here for anti-racism resources and readings.

46 minOCT 15
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Silence Is a Statement: Marquia & Elodie

White Privilege on Facebook: Lori & Jason

Jason didn’t understand his white privilege, so he turned to Facebook for answers. He tagged several of his friends whoarepeopleofcolor...including Lori, who’s Black. They’ve never talked about this moment…until now. For more on Lori and Jason's story, and links to allyship and anti-racism resources, visit DoTheWorkPod.com. This episode is sponsored by Talkspace. As a listener of this podcast, you get $100 off your first month on Talkspace. To match with your perfect therapist, go to Talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code WORK to get $100 off your first month and show your support for the show.

43 minOCT 8
Comments
White Privilege on Facebook: Lori & Jason

Introducing: “Do the Work”

A new podcast hosted byactor, writer and activist Brandon Kyle Goodman.Throughreal and intimate conversations, weuntangle the uncomfortable, offensive, and sometimes downright racist momentsthat happenin our personal relationships, so we can all learn how to be better allies in our own lives.

2 minSEP 24
Comments
Introducing: “Do the Work”
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