"Who made these rules?" - Lauryn Hill
BROAD GENERALIZATION: The average corner office in downtown DC belongs to a White man. His secretary or assistant is usually a women. His deliveries are made by Black people and so is the building's security. They all eat in Asian restaurants. Latinos clean the building and Ethiopians run the parking lot. Who made these social assignments?
The DC metro area has the largest population of Ethiopians outside of Ethiopia but are under represented in progressive spaces until now.
We Act Radio's special guest:
Mahelet Kebede is a public health professional and a native of the DMV. By day, she serves as a non-profit program manager leading initiatives on HIV health care access and trauma and healing. Outside her 9-5, she is a Ward 7 resident supporting her community through mutual aid and activism, as well as organizing in her Ethiopian Orthodox church community.
Music by Tony Afro & The Unapologetic Alpha