With A Dog

The Black Dog Mom's POV w/ Kassidi of @ginger_naps

June 23, 2021 Kassidi Jones Episode 58
With A Dog
The Black Dog Mom's POV w/ Kassidi of @ginger_naps
Show Notes

This week I'm joined by Kassidi and Ginger of @ginger_naps. Kassidi  is a first-time dog mom living in Philadelphia with her boyfriend and her adorable rescues 1 yr old Black Mouth Cur named Ginger . She’s a poet, a social justice advocate, and a Ph.D. candidate at Yale studying African American Studies and English. Kassidi openly shares her lived experience as a black woman and first time dog mom. 
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS

  • The expense of having a new dog.
  • Where are the black dog moms in the pet industry? Why are they not seen?
  • How we can pass the mic to these black dog moms to continue the conversations that need to be had about race in the pet industry?
  • Societal stereotypes about black dog parents.

FOR REFERENCE:
Michael Che - White Women Took Brooklyn - YouTube (comedy sketch referencing white woman and pitbulls)
Becoming in Kind: Race, Class, Ge...Cultures of Dog Rescue and Dogfighting (upenn.edu)
What My Dog’s Instagram Account Taught Me About Race By Kassidi Jones of @ginger_naps Tails of Connection

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www.instagram.com/gingers_naps
Kassidi's List of Black Pet Parents to Follow & Support

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