In this episode of Hear My True Story, Otako shares his personal story of going to a party organized by some white people, and the awkward conversation he had with an old man who was very curious about his background. He reveals how he felt interrogated, judged, and stereotyped by someone who did not know anything about him or his culture. He also explains why he avoids attending parties organized by his white friends in Germany.
Otako then invites his listeners to reflect on some questions that can help them have more respectful and meaningful conversations with people of different races. He challenges his listeners to examine their assumptions, stereotypes, and biases, and to listen, learn, and empathize with the diversity and complexity of other cultures and experiences. He also encourages his listeners to use their privilege and power as white people to create positive change and promote racial justice.
This episode is a must-listen for anyone who wants to have respectful and meaningful conversations with people of different races, and to become more aware, respectful, and compassionate in their interactions with people of different races. Tune in and learn from Otako’s personal story and reflection questions. Thank you for listening to Hear My True Story, the podcast where True Stories are shared based on real life experiences. 😊Support the show
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