A podcast on the politics of culture from Desmond Cole and Shama Rangwala.
Part of the Pedagogy & Praxis project (@pedagogy_praxis)
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Shama Rangwala is a faculty lecturer at the University of Alberta and holds a PhD in English and film studies. Shama’s intermedia and interdisciplinary work focuses on the adaptation and reproduction of interlocking structures of white supremacy, patriarchy, and capitalism.
Desmond Cole is a Canadian journalist, activist, author, and broadcaster who lives in Toronto. Previously a columnist for the Toronto Star, Desmond has written for The Walrus, NOW Magazine, The Tyee, and BuzzFeed. Cole’s activism has received national attention, specifically on the issues of police carding and dismantling systemic racism and his book The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power was the best-selling Canadian book of 2020.