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Headscarves and Good Yarns

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Headscarves and Good Yarns - Making mistakes, responsibility and learning ( 0:50:43)       
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Amal shows vulnerability by sharing her allyship 101 mistakes as of late and sharing thoughts about what she’s learnt. The difference between intention vs responsibility is discussed, how to navigate online activism, and how we can all uphold the systems we are born into. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 4/12/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - fantasy, race & dungeons and dragons( 0:55:31)       
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The influence of race cannot be denied when it comes to fantasy. Amal unpacks the influence of race in D&D, Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones. Amal also unpacks why it's important we acknowledge the uncomfortable truth in fantasy. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 20/11/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Jorja smith, male gaze and desirability( 0:54:54)       
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Jorja Smith's body has received a lot of unwarranted thoughts that expose the toxic male gaze that we're all living under. Amal unpacks desirability, what's dangerous about it, and what the body positivity movement should really focus on. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 6/11/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Selective empathy, context and neutral reporting( 0:55:23)       
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There is a lot happening in the world right now. Lots of atrocity, lack of humanity, loss and destruction. It's important to look at the wider context when approaching how to think or feel about a situation. Amal outlines the things that we need to acknowledge when talking about Palestine/Israel. Things like what is complicated, what should be made clear, dehumanising lives, the power of media, the role social media plays, and selective empathy. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 23/10/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - The online girl-ification( 0:57:39)       
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We're all doing girl maths, eating our girl dinners and going on our hot girl walks afterwards so we can be that girl. Girls, girls, girls everywhere! Are these trends just that and girls just want to have fun? Amal unpacks the origins and meaning of online girl-ification as well as the implications and criticisms around it. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/10/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - friendship + allyship( 0:54:35)       
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Not every friend is automatically an ally and not every ally is automatically a friend. This episode Amal unpacks the difference between friendship and allyship and drops some golden nuggets on how friends can be better allies. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 25/09/2023 5:46:26 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - fragility, curiosity and empathy ( 0:54:57)       
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Following last episode, Amal continues the kōrero around how to work towards zero tolerance. How do you approach this conversation with family and friends compared to work colleagues? What role does fragility, curiosity and empathy have to do with it? Tune in to find out. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/09/2023 8:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - jokes, politics & tolerance ( 0:54:59)       
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David Seymour made a 'joke' about blowing up the Ministry for Pacific Peoples in a similar fashion to Guy Fawkes. Amal unpacks why it really a funny joke at all and how it relates to upholding white supremacy, casual racism and tolerance of behaviour that maintain that status quo. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 28/08/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 14-08-2023( 0:54:55)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 14/08/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - matty healy, savourism & safe advocacy( 0:50:9)       
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Recently Matty Healy, lead singer of the band 1975, spoke out at the Good Vibes festival about the anti-LGBTQ laws in Malaysia. It has sparked a wave of conversation around the world about social change and speaking up. Amal unpacks what safe allyship looks like and how to avoid savourism. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 31/07/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Rage( 0:45:12)       
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This episode Amal unpacks rage and the tensions between black rage and white rage. The role rage plays in maintaining the status quo and how we should respond to it. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 17/07/2023 4:39:45 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - The damages of Othering ( 0:31:57)       
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Us vs them - the damaging affects of dividing people. Amal unpacks how it relates to 'ism and why we need to talk about it more. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 3/07/2023 12:37:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - George Floyd, Dog whistling & reducing our biases( 0:54:48)       
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It's been 3 years since George Floyd's death and Amal unpacks what has happened since then, and what has and hasn't changed in the race & diversity space since then. **Spoiler alert** There is still so much work to be done! One of the ways that we need to work is calling out dog whistle politics which Amal unpacks. The episode finishes on going through an prejudice busting intervention, backed up by science too! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 19/06/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Taylor swift, white feminism and intersectionality ( 0:50:55)       
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Taylor Swift has triggered a lot of conversation around her brand of feminism recently. This episode, Amal unpacks her pattern of behaviour and explains why this type of feminism is harmful. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 5/06/2023 12:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Therapy, Objectivity & Representation ( 0:53:40)       
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Amal unpacks her therapy journey and talks about how counselling has made her a better ally! She makes the links between personal growth and allyship with her golden nuggets from her journey. She talks about change, growth, asking questions and getting through 'ugly' emotions. She also unpacks what it means to look at the world through the lens of objectivity and race and how that changes how we should talk about representation. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 22/05/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Microagressions, Racism and Allyship( 0:46:51)       
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A TikTok video went viral where someone called out their taxi driver for being 'racist'. Amal unpacks this moment and talks about how this moment wasn't the best example of calling someone out and true allyship. Racism, calling someone out, disagreements, apologies and cancel culture are all bought to the table and unpacked. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 8/05/2023 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Beef, homegoing and reality tv( 0:55:40)       
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We love talking about things that have given us food for thought and Amal loves on her recent favourites. Not only talking about WHAT she's been loving but WHY which leads onto discussion around mental health, representation, investment levels when being an ally, and story telling. Amal then unpacks the hard reality behind 'reality' TV. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 24/04/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Marama Davidson, uncomfortable truths and systemic powers( 0:55:32)       
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Marama Davidson recently said “I am a violence prevention minister and I know who causes violence in the world, it is white, cis men.” The push back in the media was quick and not as kind or understanding. In this episode Amal unpacks what the reaction to Marama's comments says about systemic power, freedom of speech, who will be heard in our soceity and confronting uncomfortable truths. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 10/04/2023 12:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Posie Parker & ideal traits for allyship ( 0:58:5)       
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Aotearoa rallied together over the weekend in solidarity to protest against Posie Parkers' presence here. It ended up in 2 very successful rallies and a very short trip for Posie. Amal unpacks thoughts and feelings around the protest including freedom of speech, human rights and critical discussion. Amal then unpacks really interesting research that highlighted the ideal traits of an ally. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 27/03/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - the n word, freedom of speech and reverse racism( 0:54:38)       
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Invercargill mayor Nobby Clark used the n word at a public event. This is no way a cancel attempt on the man, instead a trigger for a wider conversation around his actions, freedom of speech, social norms and reverse racism. There has recently been a pull and push tension between freedom of speech and preventing hate speech. There is space for both but how do we navigate that? Amal explores and unpacks this episode. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 13/03/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Black vs White Thinking ( 0:53:9)       
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These days it seems like you've gotta pick which camp you're in - are you a raging right-wing or a rampant woke leftist? This binary, black and white thinking is very dangerous and Amal unpacks what we're missing out by encouraging this polarisation. Amal then talks about how this all links up with social cohesion. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 27/02/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - The Problem with White Allyship( 0:55:30)       
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Allyship is an ever evolving journey and a kaupapa that one has to re-dedicate themselves to all the time. Amal unpacks some thinks about white allyship that aren't discussed enough from active listening, invalidating/validating trauma, and fetishes just to name a few! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 13/02/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Yarns w Dani - social movements + selfishness 3/3( 0:55:7)       
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Last part of the kōrero with Dani dives into the relationships around the Te Tiriti movement and how that has shaped the movement over the generations. We then talk about the 'formula' around social movements. Dani frames the key aspects to any movement in a transformational way. The episode finishes on distinguishing self interest vs selfishness and Dani offers a life changing moment for them to help illuminate the difference. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 30/01/2023 4:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Yarns w Dani Part 2 - empathy and Te tiriti. ( 0:52:59)       
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Part 2 of the kōrero dives deep into what tauiwi and treaty education looks like, empathy as a skill and unpacking the term race.This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 16/01/2023 5:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Yarns with Dani - treaty education ( 0:55:51)       
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This 3 part korero dives deep into treaty education and what it means to honour Te Tiriti. This episode we specifically talk about why I wanted them on the show, their journey to activism, intersectionality, and teasing out what relationship based on Te Tiriti looks like. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 2/01/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Lessons from 2022( 0:56:29)       
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Amal reflects on her biggest learnings from this year. She unpacks extreme thinking, creating safe places for having a conversation, self care, inconsistencies in thinking and emotional maturity. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 19/12/2022 6:00:00 p.m.

Headscarves and Good Yarns is all about celebrating the differences we have in our community. Even though we all look, think and speak differently to each other we all call Aotearoa our home so tune in and find hear the stories of many different kiwis. We also navigate those uncomfortable conversations around race that we just need to have sometimes. Hope you guys tune in!


Host: Amal Abdullahi

Produced By: OAR FM Dunedin

Language: English

Category: Youth Zone

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