Not Transcending Race & Taking Up Space with Chrissy King
Chrissy King is a strength and nutrition coach, powerlifter, self-proclaimed truth teller, and writer with a passion for intersectional fitness. She empowers women to stop shrinking, start taking up space, and use their energy to create their specific magic in the world. When she’s not serving her clients by empowering them to create stress-free and sustainable lifestyles and feel confident and empowered in their skin, she spends her time lifting weights, reading, traveling, and hanging with friends and family.
This episode is for you if:
you’re ready to have an honest, open conversation about race, diversity & inclusivity
and you’re tired of playing small
Highlights of our conversation
2:26 - How can I start the conversation on race in a healthy way?
4:08 - The importance of listening, or “growth requires being uncomfortable”
5:33 - Should I say “person of color” or black person?
8:00 - What does white fragility mean?
10:10 - Should we transcend race?
12:22 - What is white supremacy?
15:15 - We’ve made so much progress. Why keep bringing up the past?
19:25 - What are microaggressions?
24:15 - Where does shame fit into this conversation?
26:58 - Chrissy’s favorite conversation with women
30:33 - How to make space for your magic
36:40 - How to connect and work with Chrissy
38:15 - Chrissy answers the jar of LOLs
Visit Chrissy’s website -http://chrissyking.com/
Find her on Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/iamchrissyking/
Find her on Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/ChrissyKingFitness/
Find her on Twitter -https://twitter.com/iamchrissyking
13th: a documentary on Netflix -https://www.netflix.com/title/80091741
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness-https://www.amazon.com/New-Jim-Crow-Incarceration-Colorblindness/dp/1595586431
Seeing White: a podcast series on whiteness -http://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/
Interview: Chrissy King
Theme music: Superstar by Gyom -https://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty-free-tracks/superstar
Podcast edited and mixed by Andrew Geary -https://twitter.com/spelledgeary