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First Name Basis Podcast

May 31, 2022

If you’ve been here for a while, you’ve probably heard me say about a million times that race is a completely made up social construct — with no basis in biology — that is used to justify racism.

 

There are SO MANY examples in our society that prove just how made up race is, and this week in Part 2 of our...


May 30, 2022

We've got a few things coming up and I want to tell you all about them.

Don't worry, we'll have a new episode on Tuesday!

Juneteenth Jubilee

 

Juneteenth is coming up next month, and we have an exciting program to help you celebrate! Juneteenth Jubilee is our brand-new program that gives you everything you need to have...


May 25, 2022

As a former teacher and a mom, I have a recurring nightmare that I’m sure many of you share: a constant, ever-present fear of my children — and any other children — being exposed to or a victim in a school shooting.

 

It’s an ever-present fear because it’s an ever-present reality. 

 

And this ever-present...


May 17, 2022

Think back to when you were a kid. Remember when you’d be playing a game and you were about to make an epic power move or even win the game, and the person you were playing with would suddenly shout, “I HAVE A FORCE FIELD!” They knew they were about to lose, so they changed the rules or made up a new one to make...