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Born in Detroit, raised in Westport, Connecticut and educated in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, Seanne N. Murray, otherwise known as SNM, The Voice for Good aspired to be a writer from the early age of seven. She’s authored several publications including her first book, The Art of Submission, The Woman’s Guide to Fulfillment, was an editor of the Political and Civil Rights Law Review at Temple University School of Law and chaired a panel on clean drinking water at Harvard Law School. Since 2001, following the terror she endured on 9/11, she’s been devoted to exploring and understanding the interconnectedness, or oneness, as she calls it, of humanity. Seanne is the founder of Seanne N. Murray Enterprises, LLC90 Minutes of SolutionsThe Ara Initiative and the writer, creator and executive producer of the upcoming feature film, Chicago 1919.

Recently, Ms. Murray was live on our show talking about the upcoming feature film Chicago 1919. The film is about the Chicago race riot of 1919.

The Chicago race riot of 1919 was a major racial conflict that began in Chicago, Illinois, on July 27, 1919, and ended on August 3. During the riot, thirty-eight people died and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer, so named because of the violence and fatalities across the nation. The combination of prolonged arson, looting, and murder made it the worst race riot in the history of Illinois.

During the conversation, Ms. Murray talked about:

– Some of her background including her great aunt being the co-founder of Motown Records, growing up in Detroit and Connecticut, growing up in a divided family and feeling isolated
– From being a lawyer to working on Wall Street
– Some lessons that she has learned along her journey
– Making a turn in her life after she surviving 9/11 and leaving Los Angeles to Miami just over a year ago
– Her commitment to fight against gun violence
– The story behind Chicago 1919 and where is project right now

You can contact Ms. Murray via:

The Ara Initiative – Facebook
The Art of Submission: The Woman’s Guide to Fulfillment – Amazon
The Art of Submission – Instagram

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Jordana Matlon is an Assistant Professor at the School of International Service at American University. Prior to that, Ms. Matlon was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse. She received her PhD in Sociology from UC Berkeley.

Recently, Ms. Matlon was on our show talking about Black Masculinity Under Racial Capitalism.

During the conversation, Ms. Matlon talked about:

– Growing up in Francophone West Africa, living in eleven countries
– When did she become passionate about inequality
– The background behind the article
– Blackmen's place in the world of racial capitalism
– The only way Black men can succeed is view entrepreneurship
– Capitalism’s exploitation of Black people
– Her thoughts on the JayZ NFL partnership
– Black men being commodified bodies, as devalued laborers, fraught consumers, exploitable and excludable
– China using Chinese workers in Africa instead of African workers
– The effect that racial capitalism is having on Black masculinity and the state of Black masculinity
– What can Blacks do to break the racial capitalism bubble
– The response to the article

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Ms. Matlon’s selected publications:

2019. “Branded.” Boston Review, Racist Logic Forum 10(44.2):75-85
2016. “Racial capitalism and the crisis of black masculinity.” American Sociological Review 81(5):1014-1038
*Winner of the 2018 American Sociological Association’s Section on Global and Transnational Sociology Best Scholarly Article Award
*Winner of the 2018 American Sociological Association’s Section on Race, Gender, and Class Distinguished Article Award
*Honorable mention for the 2017 American Sociological Association’s Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Oliver Cromwell Cox Article Award
2017. “The art of domination: On decolonizing the curriculum.” Black Perspectives

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