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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Mentioned in Phalin’s segment on Black Owned Businesses:
- “Celebrating Black Business” – History of Support Black Businesses Month
- “Women are Leading the Rise of Black Owned Businesses” – US Census
- “Black Owned Businesses May Not Survive COVID-19” – National Geographic
- “10 Ways to Support Black Owned Businesses During Black Business Month” – HuffPost
- “Google Can Help You Find Black Owned Businesses” – C|NET
- Where U Come From Business Guide
- EAT OKRA Food Directory
- ‘Support Black Owned’ Directory
Mentioned in Emma’s segment on the opioid epidemic:
- NPR Author Interview: ‘Empire Of Pain: The Secret History Of The Sackler Dynasty’ Profiles Pharma Family
- The Guardian: Empire of Pain review: the Sacklers, opioids and the sickening of America
- Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia set to receive at least $80 million from Purdue Pharma opioid agreement
- HRSA: Women Hit Hardest by Opioid Crisis
- National Library of Medicine: Women, opioid use and addiction
- West Coast Leaf: The Overdose Crisis Isn’t Gender Neutral
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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