“I rode down the hill anyway. No hands.” (Pt. 1)

33 minutes

So many parenting anxieties are based in the need for safety.


Parents want to keep their children safe. And safety is on the path the freedom. But what cultural sacrifices are we willing to make in the name of “safety?” And are they really worth it in the end?


Join our host, Noleca, and multi-genre writer, performance artist, educator and mother of 2, Anastacia-Renee, as they discuss the very rational anxieties that come along with parenting free black children and how internalized oppression makes us a key boundary to their freedom. 

Find out more about Anastacia-Renee here: https://www.anastacia-renee.com/


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