Naming It - Episode 12 – Police Authority or Black Lives… #OneStopAway

September 26, 2016

Episode 12 of Naming it begins with the framing wisdom of Malcolm X from a speech delivered in 1962. Bedford and LaMisha revisit the ongoing issue of police violence in reference to the recent murders of Terrence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina. They take the time to focus on how we all can take better care of ourselves and how we can take care of each other. LaMisha and Bedford discuss Black Excellence in terms of the Emmys, and about Shaun King's article on how the 13th Amendment didn't really abolish slavery. During #Realtalk Bedford and LaMisha discuss how the current system leaves Black and Brown people only #OneStopAway from being abused by police authority, and they invite everyone to share using the hashtag. The self-care tip of the week is "The Power of Music" and they encourage you to channel your inner DJ making your own #BlackLivesMatter Playlist to get that extra boost of dopamine. Join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #OneStopAway.

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Naming It - Episode 11 - Sex, Sexuality & a Little Bit of Lemonade

September 19, 2016

Bedford and LaMisha welcome Dr. Konjit Page (@PageDrPage –Twitter), Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of San Francisco to talk about sex, sexuality and relationships. They discuss issues around training therapists to get comfortable talking about sex, and how people can use therapy as a safe space. LaMisha talks about #WhatsGoingOn with Amber Rose schooling Tyrese and Rev Run on women’s right to not be shamed, and Bedford speaks on how men need to be taught early about consent. Dr. Page offers some #Realtalk, giving insights on the intersections of race and sexual identity.The self-care tip of the day is the Power of Sexual Communication, starting with identifying your own desires.

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Naming It - Episode 10 - We Can’t Wait for a More Convenient Season: You must have forgot I was free…

September 12, 2016

On Episode 10 (Whoop-Whoop) of Naming It Bedford and LaMisha "check-in" in true psychologist fashion, and both agree that the Netflix Original Series "The Get Down" is off the chain! They discuss the complexities of 9/11 and athletes taking a knee to speak out against injustice. Highlighting a passage from Dave Zirin's article "Colin Kaepernick is Winning" leads into a conversation on white fragility. And Bedford breaks down the impact ofthe colonized mind and Black identity. Be sure to test out our self-care tip of the week "The Power of Being Silly" and tap into your inner child. 

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Naming It - Episode 9 - Misogyny & Blackness Should Not Mix… But they do.

September 5, 2016

Bedford and LaMisha shout out #SupportBlackPodcasts and D_Peña for supporting the podcast with a review. Bedford talks about his experience with Neighbors 4 Racial Justice and the Nextdoor app. LaMisha explains why having to raise an interracial baby is not something White people should sue sperm banks about. Then #WhatsGoingOn turns into #RealTalk, as they discuss the intersectional complexities of misogyny and Blackness, in terms of the controversy surrounding Nate Parker, his past, and his film, The Birth of a Nation. They close with this week’s #SelfCare tip. Try it out and Tweet at us using the hashtags: #ImNamingIt and #ColorMeConvinced. 

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Naming It - Episode 8 - Back to School Episode: You Earned Your Spot! You’re Not an Imposter!

August 29, 2016

Bedford & LaMisha discuss hanging out with #OaklandPodGang and check in about the past week. They revisit their discussion of #LochteGate, Bedford gives Simone Biles a nickname, and they try something new while talking about #BlackGirlMagic and the upcoming movie #HiddenFigures. #Realtalk revolves around a listener question, and the hosts' experiences with Imposter Syndrome. Bedford and LaMisha close out the episode with a new #SelfCare Tip.

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Naming It - Episode 7 - Brown Girls | White Privilege. #PositiveAffirmations

August 22, 2016

Bedford and LaMisha reflect on #Olympic #BlackGirlMagic and the Greatest Female Gymnast of All Time @Simone_Biles.  Bedford talks about his time at the Association of Black Psychologists (@TheABPsi) Convention, and LaMisha gives an update on her adventures in real estate. There is a #BedfordRant on #LochteGate and #Privilege.Then they focus in on some #RealTalk about #Colorism framed with the help of a Huff Post @blackvoices article by @RaValDavis, which breaks down a recent episode of Survivor’s Remorse that placed a spotlight on the complicated dynamics around skin tone. LaMisha explains how to shine brightly without throwing shade, and the episode ends with the Self-Care tip of the week.

 

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Naming It - Episode 6 - Being an Ally Means Sacrificing Privilege. #ImNamingIt

August 8, 2016

Dr. Bedford Palmer and Dr. LaMisha Hill reflect on gentrification & homeownership in the Bay Area. They also discuss what it means to be an Ally, via two articles; the first by W. Kamau Bell and the next by Eric Adelson. In both articles they discuss a missed opportunity by Michael Phelps in choosing to carry the American Flag during the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony instead of making space for Ibtihaj Muhammad. Also there is a #LaMishaRant on dealing with privileged tall people on BART and the self-care tip of the week. Listen carefully to the opening and you might just hear Bedford sing.

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Naming It - Episode 5 - “They go low…We go high” ~ @FLOTUS

August 1, 2016

Bedford and LaMisha shout out #PodsinColor & #Podernfamily, and talk about "What's Going On?" with the #DNCinPHL; focusing on “Wishing you would boo Michelle Obama,” anticipating how they will miss the 1st Couple, Black Respectability, and #BlackWomenDidThat. They do some #RealTalk about recognizing and addressing #Microagressions. There’s also a bonus #BedfordRant on how it sucks that it is easier it is to play #PokemonGo in San Francisco than in Oakland. They close out the episode with a Self-Care Tip to help you take a moment to center yourself. 

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Naming It - Episode 4 - Plagiarism, Privilege, Pseudo-Psychology, & Self Care

July 25, 2016

Bedford and LaMisha talk about "What's Going On?" with the #RNCinCLE; focusing on strategic Republican racism,  #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes, and the double standards that come with Privilege. They do some #RealTalk about police shootings of unarmed Black men, focusing on the shooting of Charles Kinsey, and the pseudoscience pushed by a non-standard psychologist who argues that all police shootings are justified. They close out the episode describing some self-care tools that everyone can use, including the power of gratitude. 

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Naming It - Episode 3 - Black Excellence & Blue Lines

July 18, 2016

Bedford and LaMisha talk about "What's Going On?" including #BLAXIT, adventures in #PokemonGo, #EmmysSoBlack, Serena Williams aka G.O.A.T., & Black/Latin Girl Magic in the Olympics. They continue their RealTalk around the costs of police violence & the need for institutional ethics. They also explain some key terms: Cognitive Dissonance, Stereotype Threat, Racial Encounter Experiences, & Burnout.

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