A State of Mind

#24 Adventures in America with Sammie Leon Lawrence IV

September 26, 2019 Season 1 Episode 23
A State of Mind
#24 Adventures in America with Sammie Leon Lawrence IV
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A State of Mind
#24 Adventures in America with Sammie Leon Lawrence IV
Sep 26, 2019 Season 1 Episode 23
Julian Ocean
In depth conversation with Sammie Leon Lawrence IV in which he discussed growing up in a mixed race household, his experience being homeless and working his way to stability and his experience suffering a traumatic brain injury from an accident at his job. He shares some thoughts on race and racism in America, including a recent incident of white students at the University of Colorado Fort Collins dressing up in Blackface.
Show Notes

In depth conversation with Sammie Leon Lawrence IV in which he discussed growing up in a mixed race household, his experience being homeless and working his way to stability and his experience suffering a traumatic brain injury from an accident at his job. He shares some thoughts on race and racism in America, including a recent incident of white students at the University of Colorado Fort Collins dressing up in Blackface.

History of Blackface in America: https://youtu.be/pqlD-eZm1ck
Samantha Bee on Blackface: https://youtu.be/YlYjNHaRALM
Interview with CSU student: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRZ79qbBiwE
Smoking Ban in Boudler: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FOpx6pIMKM
Yellow Scene: https://yellowscene.com/2019/06/25/sammies-humanity-a-divercity-conversation-with-sammie-leon-lawrence-iv/



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