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Oct 8, 2020

Welcome to the dental-ish podcast! This week our hosts Martelle Coke, Chris Williams and Anaika Forbes discuss the “Token Black Person” and its positive and negative connotations. 

 

Episode Highlights: 

Catching up with everyone tattoos and all, the definition(s) of “The Token Black Person”,  -ish of the week: Proper salutations and preferred prefix, dental-ish topic of the week: A quote for you

 

 

Quotes:

“If you are too black, you pretty much get black-balled”

“I show up every single time, the same”

“If they are not going to support us if because we are ‘too black’, then I don’t want their support”

“You need to be your authentic self at all times”

“You do not need permission to be black”

“They need to see someone that looks like them, educating them, so it feels more attainable”

“The most inclusive, but the least included”

“You belong in the room you are invited to”

“Learn to go where you are valued and not tolerated. Always remember that whatever you obtain through begging will need to be maintained through begging”



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