In this episode I chat with Jon about allyship in activism, discovering your identity as a non-black POC, and more.
Jon Rivera – “The day that George Floyd was murdered by the police officer and just feeling like this is insane that this keeps happening, honestly, not that I was shocked because I think there are policies in place that allow this to happen. So, it’s going to keep happening until the institutions and policies, honestly, not only reformed but completely change.”
02.15 – The alarming amount of racism in Jon’s college experience
07.46 – This is a podcast that is geared towards the importance of all healing
09.53 – Is there potential for support within your friendship groups?
13.34 – The difficulty of “Politics” and being surrounded by racist Dominicans
17.52 – How hard it can be trying to determine where you fit within your own race
22.42 – Jon talks of experiences at a Black Lives Matter protest
27.18 – Protests are amazing but is there a next step and what does that look like?
32.48 – How has all of this impacted how you see your future?
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