Episode 59

Thinking about BlackSpace: A Conversation w/ Kenyatta McLean (she/her/hers) and Emma Osore (she/her/hers)


March 25th, 2021

1 hr 3 mins 3 secs

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About this Episode

In this conversation, Philip talks with co-founders of the BlackSpace Urbanist Collective. They discuss their origin story as a collective, their mission and their BlackSpace manifesto organizing document and how that radically informs the organizational ordering and mission.

The Drop – The segment of the show where Philip and his guest share tasty morsels of intellectual goodness and creative musings.

Philip’s Drop: Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott

Emma’s Drop: We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition

Kenyatta’s Drop: Black Futures by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham

Joshua Tree