BONUS | Muting Whiteness, BLM, and Other Reflections — feat. Anna Sweeney, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S

Join us for a bonus episode with Anna Sweeney, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S. We talk about Black lives matter, muting whiteness, and the responsibility that white influencers have to use their platforms for justice.

You can find Anna on Instagram and Twitter @dietitiananna as well as her website: http://wholelifeRD.com

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Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.

Episode 78 | How Are You Really Doing? : Survival, MS, and Racial “Healing” in 2020 – feat. Dr. Linda Chavers, PhD

Today we are joined by Dr. Linda Chavers, Ph.D. We chat about her MS story, racial “healing” in 2020, and a recent article she wrote in the Boston Globe on race, racism, and white people.

Linda Chavers is a Lecturer in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard. She completed her Ph.D. in African American Studies with a focus on literature in 2013 from Harvard University. She writes essays and memoir for various publications such as Gawker, Dame, Elle, The Offing, and Rumpus. She’s also a fellow MSer.

Find Linda online at her website: www.lindachaverswrites.com; find her socials there. The article we discuss in the episode can be found here: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/09/magazine/what-too-many-white-people-still-dont-understand-about-racism/

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — http://patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

If you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

Stream the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

Peace!

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.

BONUS | Black Lives Matter: Representation and The MS Community

The murder of George Floyd and the subsequent “awakening” of white America has caused folks and organizations to take inventory of how Blackness operates (or not) in their spaces. Join us for a conversation about the concept of “representation”. What does it really mean?

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — http://patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

If you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

Stream the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

Peace! 

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.