The Dr. Vibe Show

In 2012, author IC Bailey found himself distraught over the effects that racism had upon his life. Reckoning with childhood abuse at the hands of a cruel child welfare system, he spent his first 16 years under a torrent of racial, sexual, physical, and mental abuse. Looking for relief from this abuse, he began having conversations with the White People around him, allowing him keen insight into the White People and their culture of Whiteness.

What he did not find were any significant works sharing the perspectives of White people about the blood they had spilled and the systems they created. There were few examples of common dialogue between the oppressor and the oppressed. Conversations with White People: Dialogues About Race is the culmination of that journey to see fruitful dialogues between Black and White People. It is a truly revolutionary work.

Recently, Mr. Bailey was on our show talking about Conversations with White People: Dialogues About Race.

During our conversation, Mr. Bailey talked about:

– Overcoming mental, racial, sexual, physical, emotional spiritual and academic abuse for the first sixteen years of his life
– How the book the Autobiography Of Malcolm X changed his life
– The next sixteen years of challenges
– The story behind Conversations With White People – Dialogues About Race and how Black women played a key role in getting the book released
– Some of his thoughts on racism and white supremacy
– How did he get content for the book
– The trends he noticed in white people’s opinions about from doing this book
– If the book has changed anyone’s thought process
– The impact that social media has had on racism and white supremacy
– Developing a team to make the book a reality
– His reaction to a section of the book that he reads
– Some reactions to the book
– Reparations for Black people vs. restorations for Black people
– Some best strategies for Blacks to combat racism
– His advice for Blacks and Whites when they are having conversations with each other about race and racism

You can find out more about Conversations with White People: Dialogues About Race via:

Website
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You can contact IC Bailey via:

Email

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Dr. Vibe


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