“Who Built It?” (Independence Holiday Drop) with Dr. Felicia Bell.
Dr. Felicia Bell joins me for the latest episode of Please Say Black. During this episode, Dr. Bell and I reflect on the significance of enslaved labor throughout the United States. Dr. Bell’s research and testimony before the United States Congress has been significant in establishing a historical record that reveals the tremendous material offering given to this country by the formally enslaved, Together, we hold space to share our feelings about our ancestors' offering. Dr. Bell also explains the significance of reparative justice by way of Reparations as well. This episode is essential for anyone trying to navigate how the past is shaping our contemporary consciousness and society. You can read Dr. Bell and her research here as well as see her work featured at the White House. You also connect with Dr. Bell via LinkedIn. Learn more about stone quarries here.
“Morality cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.”