#ThatBlackCouple Ep 30 – Black Healing and Trauma During COVID-19

In the first segment “First Things First,” Jenn and Daren talk about how important it is to take lessons from the past year or two since COVID-19. For Black people, this time has shown us exactly how anti-Black and white supremacist these institutions are and how they often harm Black life.

In the second segment, “The Conversation,” Daren shares the data about the increased vulnerability of Black folx and other people of color during the COVID-19 crisis. Jenn explains how this disproportionate marginalization must be addressed through healing justice for ourselves and our communities.

In the third segment, “The Reflection,” Jenn and Daren share what they have been doing to practice healing and self-care in their own lives.

Articles for Reference:
* #ThatBlackCouple Ep 20 – Black Sleep Matters:

* Why Black And Latino People Still Lag On COVID Vaccines — And How To Fix It:
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/04/26/989962041/why-black-and-latino-people-still-lag-on-covid-vaccines-and-how-to-fix-it
* In Palm Beach, Covid-19 vaccines intended for rural Black communities are instead going to wealthy white Floridians:

In Palm Beach, Covid-19 vaccines intended for rural Black communities are instead going to wealthy white Floridians


* THE COLOR OF CORONAVIRUS:
COVID-19 DEATHS BY RACE AND ETHNICITY IN THE U.S.:
https://www.apmresearchlab.org/covid/deaths-by-race
* COVID-19 Health Equity Interactive Dashboard: https://covid19.emory.edu/
Annals of Epidemiology: Assessing differential impacts of COVID-19 on Black communities study led by Gregorio Millett at amfAR (Foundation for AIDS Research):
https://www.elsevier.com/connect/atlas/assessing-covid-19s-impact-on-black-communities
* Black Americans say coronavirus has hit hard financially, but impact varies by education level, age:
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021/05/12/black-americans-say-coronavirus-has-hit-hard-financially-but-impact-varies-by-education-level-age/?amp=1
* The COVID Tracking Project’s The COVID Racial Data Tracker:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/health-equity/race-ethnicity.html

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Podcast Summary:
This is an accidentally funny podcast about the realities of Blackness and adult life. We do “adult” differently. We are That Black Couple.
Our goal is to create a space for Black millennials to discuss and embody adult life on their own terms. We aren’t beholden to “traditional” gender or parenting roles, queerness is fluid and present in the ways we show up in our relationships and in the world, and we want to build community with other 30-something Black folx who are trying to figure this ish out.

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