In this episode with Edward Williams of Health BAMN, we discuss normalizing unhealthy habits, transgenerational trauma, and so much more that affect the physical and mental health of people of color. I really enjoyed Edward and he shared so much useful information and resources, I am sure you will enjoy the episode. They will only get better from here!
Key Take aways:
- “Preventable diseases don’t run in our family. They are not inherited. The habits, the conditions, and our environment play a part impressing upon you how to eat and live” –Edward
- Dealing with the trauma of your experience is a part of the healing process.
- Culture evolves
- The hustle doesn’t stop on the street level. The hustle takes place way more on the academic level, the higher medical field, and pharmaceutical levels.
Timeline of the show:
- 1:25 Edward introduces himself and explains the mission behind HBAMN
- 3:43 How we normalize unhealthy habits
- 7:00 Edward educates us about Gullah Geechee culture. Learn more here
- 8:42 Unhealthy cultural habits
- 13:25 Hope & Future casting, hear more here
- 16:00 How transgenerational trauma affect men’s health (Sorry for the mad chirping birds!!)
- 23:35 The treatment that creates problems
- 25:40 Edward drops a major gem!
- 26:36 Learning the system to destroy the system
- 34:10 The attention complex
- 37:26 Edward leaves us with ANOTHER major gem!
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet Washington
The Spook Who Sat by the Door (Movie)
Blackman by Stevie Wonder
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