Special MLK Day Throwback Episode: How We Got Here with Dr. Charles McKinney

Episode 19 January 17, 2022 00:39:39
Special MLK Day Throwback Episode: How We Got Here with Dr. Charles McKinney
Empowered to Connect Podcast
Special MLK Day Throwback Episode: How We Got Here with Dr. Charles McKinney
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Show Notes

Today, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day, we felt it would be appropriate to bring back one of our favorite episodes, our episode with Dr. Charles McKinney from Season One. How did we get here? College Professor, Author and Civil Rights Historian Dr. Charles McKinney joins us to discuss the history of the civil rights struggle in America, being a black parent in 2020 and advice for transracial adoptive parents with their children of color. A word to our majority culture (white) listeners: as many have noted over the past few years, there is a deep need for listening and learning about the plight of our black and brown brothers and sisters. This conversation with Dr. McKinney is not the end all be all - rather a starting point for many of us as we journey together to bring healing and peace to our families, our communities and the systems that govern them. 

To connect further with our guest today, the brilliant Dr. Charles McKinney, find him on Twitter @CharlesWMcKinn2 and buy his books here!

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