16 AMP: Health and Healing Our Community pt 1

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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!

Resources mentioned:

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)

 

Music:

Blackman by Stevie Wonder

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