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Shrinks on Third

Oct 20, 2020

The session in which we explore the history of blackface. We talk about its origins, how it developed over time, and why it's offensive. Blackface brings up a very disrespectful, demeaning racist societal history. We learned how insidiously such things were a part of our upbringing and it's part of the racism we...


Oct 13, 2020

Who comes first to your mind when you think about African American tennis players? There are several we all know now including Serena and Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens, and Frances Tiafoe to name a few. Many people think first of Arthur Ashe who was the only Black man to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US...


Oct 6, 2020

We begin our 3rd season journey into learning and uncovering as much as we can about our truthful past with RedLining - a practice that purposely maintained segregation through discrimination in lending. We discuss its racist history, how it promoted both segregation and the wealth gap, and the continued forms it...


Sep 29, 2020

Just us Shrinks having an After Hours discussion about the lack of actual American History in our prior education - trying to come to terms with our whitewashed understanding of so many things, on so many levels.   


Sep 22, 2020

The session in which we speak once again with Nurah Muhammad (shrinksonthird.com/actionism-sister-nurah-muhammad), who lives and works in Camden, NJ. For this session we reached out to get Sister Nurah's take on the changes in the Camden Police Department, recently touted as a successful model of community...