National Support Black Business Month + A Feminist Approach to the Opioid Epidemic

With Phalin and Emma

Phalin gives a little history on National Support Black Businesses Month and offers actionable ways to drive diversity, inclusion, and equity to Black Owned Businesses during the month of August. Then Emma dives deeply into the book Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty and talks about the opioid epidemic from a feminist lens. 

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This episode was edited by Phalin Oliver and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: feminist thrillers, contemporary literary fiction, short stories, and anything that might be described as "irreverent"

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