Chromatic Elephant

Chromatic Elephant

About the show

Find strength in healing that is holistic and resilient.

Episodes

  • #14 Origins of Whiteness

    January 1st, 2020  |  26 mins 54 secs

    The somatic-abolitionist movement is about abolishing the myth of whiteness. In this episode we discuss the work of the late Noel Ingatiev. He was an author, scholar and historian whose life’s work was to abolish whiteness. Through this lens we look at how the social and political construction for the myth of whiteness began.

  • #13 Your Grandmother's KKK

    December 31st, 2019  |  34 mins 28 secs

    In this episode we discuss the way White Body Supremacy has been perpetuated as a social norm. Through an article by Laura Smith, from timeline.com, we breakdown how white women, along with versions of “feminism” and “culture” have been used to provide cover for the horrors of racism in America.

  • #12 This Land Is Saturated in Blood

    December 30th, 2019  |  36 mins 27 secs

    We discuss the systematic murder of the Osage People in OK and the plunder of their oil. In this episode we use this horror to show that Somatic Abolitionism is not a play on words but a fight for the right of non-whites to exist.

  • #11 Diversity and Inclusion Racket

    December 7th, 2019  |  32 mins 1 sec

    The idea of diversity and inclusion in our country has become the new “snake oil” in our society because it avoids white body supremacy and racism. Most equity initiatives have become about helping white people feel comfortable instead of dealing with the real issues. In this episode we breakdown what this looks like.

  • #10 Genocide Vacation Destinations

    November 30th, 2019  |  32 mins 54 secs

    The horrors of racism are real. White Body Supremacy has come with major brutality and cannot be decontextualized if we are ever going to strop these horrors from constantly traumatizing Black, Indigenous, People of Color.

  • #9 Black Folks Just Can't Be In America

    November 22nd, 2019  |  38 mins 27 secs

    Resmaa and Tyler discuss the community and individual impact of the murders of Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson. They breakdown the individual and communal trauma associated with these types of events.

  • Episode 10: Robin DiAngelo: White Fragility

    October 28th, 2019  |  32 mins 51 secs
  • Teachers, Guns, Schools... Dangerous for BIPOC Children

    October 21st, 2019  |  38 mins 39 secs
  • Politicizing Black Parenting

    October 13th, 2019  |  35 mins 9 secs

    Resmaa and Tyler examine how microaggressions aren't that "micro" using the example of how the parenting of BIPOC folks gets politicized.

  • Black Men in Hoodies

    October 5th, 2019  |  34 mins 32 secs

    Resmaa and Tyler talk about how stereotypes live in the body and aren't a state of mind.

  • White People Noticing Their Own Whiteness.

    September 26th, 2019  |  31 mins 59 secs

    Resmaa and Tyler discuss a new phase of self awareness that white folks are starting to go through.

  • 9 Year Old Child Detained While Going to School

    September 5th, 2019  |  32 mins 56 secs
  • Chromatic Elephant Pilot

    September 5th, 2019  |  43 mins 9 secs
  • White Folks Laundering Culture

    September 5th, 2019  |  33 mins 47 secs