Erik Killmonger and the Psychology of Inner city Trauma

Published: March 29, 2021, noon
Duration: 19 minutes 6 seconds

In this episode host, Dr. Sheena Howard talks to Dr. Chatee Richardson, educational psychologist in the Education Department at Spelman College. On this week's episode, we will be talking about Erik Killmonger and the Psychology of Inner city Trauma, but she is also the co-author of the essay titled, Ritual in Black Panther: The Decolonization of African Narratives Want a notification as soon as the next episode of Why Wakanda Matters releases? CLICK HEREDo you have a Masters degree or above? Want Dr. Howard to teach you how to gain major media coverage and visibility for yourself and your work? CLICK HEREGet the book, Why Wakanda Matters HERE.See what others are saying about the book ...“The essays, a well-balanced combination of contemporary thought and historical analysis, will leave readers eager for another viewing.”—Publishers Weekly“Why Wakanda Matters is a tour de force centered on identity, perception, and racial trauma. The essayists give readers a new way of looking at the classic film Black Panther, as well as capitalism, US history, and nationalism. Why Wakanda Matters isn't one of those books that you read once and toss to the side. It is an inspirational book that one should carefully read at least once a year. This opus will live for generations to come.” —Darryl Robertson, former staff writer for VIBE magazine, whose work has also appeared in Ebony, XXL, Billboard, Salon, Black Perspectives, and Washington Post“Each essay breathes life into the layered discourse around the utility of the Black radical imagination and the inherent and necessary joy regarding Blackness and speculation. Why Wakanda Matters is a great guide to the newest addition to Blackness in conversation with radicalized spatial narratives.”—John Jennings, New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Eisner Award–winning graphic novel adaptation of Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerYou can find host, Dr. Sheena C. Howard at her website: www.sheenachoward.com

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The Oreo, The King and The Wakandan Salute

Published: March 15, 2021, noon
Duration: 22 minutes 20 seconds

In this episode host, Dr. Sheena Howard talks to licensed clinical social worker, Mercedes Samudio. She is a parent coach and founder of the Diversity in Parenting Conference. In this episode, she is here to dispel the myth of “the oreo”, or otherwise known as the Black person who “acts white”.  Want a notification as soon as the next episode of Why Wakanda Matters releases? CLICK HEREDo you have a Masters degree or above? Want Dr. Howard to teach you how to gain major media coverage and visibility for yourself and your work? CLICK HEREGet the book, Why Wakanda Matters HERE.See what others are saying about the book ...“The essays, a well-balanced combination of contemporary thought and historical analysis, will leave readers eager for another viewing.”—Publishers Weekly“Why Wakanda Matters is a tour de force centered on identity, perception, and racial trauma. The essayists give readers a new way of looking at the classic film Black Panther, as well as capitalism, US history, and nationalism. Why Wakanda Matters isn't one of those books that you read once and toss to the side. It is an inspirational book that one should carefully read at least once a year. This opus will live for generations to come.” —Darryl Robertson, former staff writer for VIBE magazine, whose work has also appeared in Ebony, XXL, Billboard, Salon, Black Perspectives, and Washington Post“Each essay breathes life into the layered discourse around the utility of the Black radical imagination and the inherent and necessary joy regarding Blackness and speculation. Why Wakanda Matters is a great guide to the newest addition to Blackness in conversation with radicalized spatial narratives.”—John Jennings, New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Eisner Award–winning graphic novel adaptation of Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerYou can find host, Dr. Sheena C. Howard at her website: www.sheenachoward.com 

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Vibranium Healing

Published: March 1, 2021, 1 p.m.
Duration: 17 minutes 26 seconds

In this episode host, Dr. Sheena Howard talks to psychologist and owner of Collaborative ChangeMakers Counseling and Consulting, Dr. Mishelle Rodriguez. Dr. Rodriguez discusses race-related trauma and resources for healing the Black community through the lens of the film Black Panther. Want a notification as soon as the next episode of Why Wakanda Matters releases? CLICK HEREDo you have a Masters degree or above? Want Dr. Howard to teach you how to gain major media coverage and visibility for yourself and your work? CLICK HEREGet the book, Why Wakanda Matters HERE.See what others are saying about the book ...“The essays, a well-balanced combination of contemporary thought and historical analysis, will leave readers eager for another viewing.”—Publishers Weekly“Why Wakanda Matters is a tour de force centered on identity, perception, and racial trauma. The essayists give readers a new way of looking at the classic film Black Panther, as well as capitalism, US history, and nationalism. Why Wakanda Matters isn't one of those books that you read once and toss to the side. It is an inspirational book that one should carefully read at least once a year. This opus will live for generations to come.” —Darryl Robertson, former staff writer for VIBE magazine, whose work has also appeared in Ebony, XXL, Billboard, Salon, Black Perspectives, and Washington Post“Each essay breathes life into the layered discourse around the utility of the Black radical imagination and the inherent and necessary joy regarding Blackness and speculation. Why Wakanda Matters is a great guide to the newest addition to Blackness in conversation with radicalized spatial narratives.”—John Jennings, New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Eisner Award–winning graphic novel adaptation of Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerYou can find host, Dr. Sheena C. Howard at her website: www.sheenachoward.com 

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Black Radical Thought as Pathology in Black Panther

Published: Feb. 15, 2021, noon
Duration: 19 minutes 4 seconds

In this episode host, Dr. Sheena Howard talks to Charles Athanasopoulos, current graduate student in the Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh. Charles discusses anti-Blackness, sensationalism and "being a realist" in the film Black Panther. Want a notification as soon as the next episode of Why Wakanda Matters releases? CLICK HEREDo you have a Masters degree or above? Want Dr. Howard to teach you how to gain major media coverage and visibility for yourself and your work? CLICK HEREGet the book, Why Wakanda Matters HERE.See what others are saying about the book ...“The essays, a well-balanced combination of contemporary thought and historical analysis, will leave readers eager for another viewing.”—Publishers Weekly“Why Wakanda Matters is a tour de force centered on identity, perception, and racial trauma. The essayists give readers a new way of looking at the classic film Black Panther, as well as capitalism, US history, and nationalism. Why Wakanda Matters isn't one of those books that you read once and toss to the side. It is an inspirational book that one should carefully read at least once a year. This opus will live for generations to come.” —Darryl Robertson, former staff writer for VIBE magazine, whose work has also appeared in Ebony, XXL, Billboard, Salon, Black Perspectives, and Washington Post“Each essay breathes life into the layered discourse around the utility of the Black radical imagination and the inherent and necessary joy regarding Blackness and speculation. Why Wakanda Matters is a great guide to the newest addition to Blackness in conversation with radicalized spatial narratives.”—John Jennings, New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Eisner Award–winning graphic novel adaptation of Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerYou can find host, Dr. Sheena C. Howard at her website: www.sheenachoward.com 

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Cross My Heart and Hope To Die in Wakanda

Published: Jan. 26, 2021, 7 p.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 32 seconds

In this episode host, Dr. Sheena Howard talks to communication expert Dr. Felicia Stewart, on the intersection of symbolism, Black history and rhetoric in the film Black Panther. Want a notification as soon as the next episode of Why Wakanda Matters releases? CLICK HEREDo you have a Masters degree or above? Want Dr. Howard to teach you how to gain major media coverage and visibility for yourself and your work? CLICK HEREGet the book, Why Wakanda Matters HERE.See what others are saying about the book ...“The essays, a well-balanced combination of contemporary thought and historical analysis, will leave readers eager for another viewing.”—Publishers Weekly“Why Wakanda Matters is a tour de force centered on identity, perception, and racial trauma. The essayists give readers a new way of looking at the classic film Black Panther, as well as capitalism, US history, and nationalism. Why Wakanda Matters isn't one of those books that you read once and toss to the side. It is an inspirational book that one should carefully read at least once a year. This opus will live for generations to come.” —Darryl Robertson, former staff writer for VIBE magazine, whose work has also appeared in Ebony, XXL, Billboard, Salon, Black Perspectives, and Washington Post“Each essay breathes life into the layered discourse around the utility of the Black radical imagination and the inherent and necessary joy regarding Blackness and speculation. Why Wakanda Matters is a great guide to the newest addition to Blackness in conversation with radicalized spatial narratives.”—John Jennings, New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Eisner Award–winning graphic novel adaptation of Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerYou can find host, Dr. Sheena C. Howard at her website: www.sheenachoward.com 

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