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Headscarves and Good Yarns

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Headscarves and Good Yarns - 2024-06-17( 0:51:11)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 17/06/2024 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Furiosa, female rage and feminism. ( 0:54:34)       
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Furiosa is the bad ass character in the Mad Max universe but the movie does leave you with the question of are female hero characters limited in their scope? In answering this, female rage and fourth wave feminism is unpacked. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 3/06/2024 4:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - identity, representation and our humanness( 0:52:24)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 20/05/2024 5:50:16 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - double standards, reinforcing systems + stereotypes( 0:54:9)       
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Double standards exist everywhere yet we do not often ask why they exist? Who pays for the cost for double standards to keep existing? Amal goes through different examples of how double standards shows up and unpacks how double standards enable our systems to thrive without question. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 6/05/2024 5:22:13 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - SZA, freedom of speech and systemic silencing( 0:55:29)       
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SZA recently came to Aotearoa and celebrated Te Ao Māori. Why is it easier for our visitors to embrace Te Ao Māori more than we do here, right here in our backyard? Amal unpacks the resistance to Te Ao Māori and highlights the questions we should be asking ourselves when talking about this. Amal also unpacks the relationship between freedom of speech and systemic silencing after students at Colombia University were arrested and USC's valedictorians' speech was cancelled. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 22/04/2024 3:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - harmful legacy of colonisation and race based policies( 0:55:12)       
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This episode is in response to the backlash at the study sign at the University of Auckland and proposed retraction of race based policies at the moment. Amal unpacks why it's important to have active and honest recall of our history, why it might be hard to do that and the harmful legacy of colonisation. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 8/04/2024 4:29:14 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Q&A: March 15th reflections, privilege and CRT( 0:56:3)       
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This episode is a good ‘ole Q& Amal shares her reflections 5 years since the Christchurch terrorist attack and unpacks privilege and critical race theory. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 25/03/2024 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - One day, love and representation( 0:54:48)       
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One day, love and representation - Amal unpacks the reaction towards Ambika Mod's portrayal of Emma in One Day. There are different expections when a young brown woman plays a romantic lead. Amal unpacks what that says about stereotypes, characterization and why it's so important good representation matters. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/03/2024 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - critically thinking IRL( 0:56:28)       
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We've always been encouraged to think critically in an academic setting, but translating that key skill to our real lives, and thinking about the real world is nuanced, layered and hard to navigate. Amal unpacks what critically thinking IRL looks like, why it's important and tips to critically think IRL. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 26/02/2024 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Dehumanisation, humanity and western supremacy( 0:52:53)       
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The double standards between Gaza and Ukraine highlight how certain communities have been dehumanised. This episode unpacks dehumanisation - what it means, examples and how it upholds our current systems. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 12/02/2024 6:04:43 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Can celebrities be activists?( 0:54:53)       
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with everything happening in gaza, people are watching to see what celebrities are speaking up and staying silent. in general, we watch what celebrities do and there is constant conversation around what we should, or shouldn't expect from celebrities and is it fair? Amal unpacks this question and offers nuanced answers by pointing to the systems that surround celebrity-ism. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 29/01/2024 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Activism 101 Part 2 ( 0:54:52)       
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Keeping the new year energy rolling, Amal unpacks more nuanced tips/reminders as we figure out what activism & allyship means and looks like for us all in 2024. Mindset, deeper systemic thinking, hyper-awareness, self love, and communities are discussed. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 15/01/2024 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Activism 101( 0:55:44)       
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New years mean new resolutions, new beginnings. This episode welcomes this energy and highlights some starting points for starting or renewing your activism/allyship journey. Tips that are 2024 relevant and nuanced. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 1/01/2024 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - Reflection on 2023( 0:52:44)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 18/12/2023 6:00:00 p.m.
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 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: Community

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