From DAMEMagazine and The Electorette, The Gatekeepers seeks to address the question “Who owns public spaces?”
Inspired by recent viral news stories where Black and people of color have been confronted in public spaces, the show will trace the policing of public spaces throughout history. The Gatekeepers will explore past and present day instances of private citizens seeking to control access, and seeks to uncover the motivations behind these events.The show includes interviews with scholars, citizens and experts together with archival audio immersing our listeners in an educational and truly illuminating audio experience.
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Introducing The Gatekeepers
The Gatekeepers is a discussion of past and present instances of white citizen policing of space.
Tracing the connection between pool segregation prior to the Civil Rights Movement, and modern day defacto segregation
This week we look at the policing of recreational spaces though history and today
Not In My Backyard
This week a look at how racism has impacted access to neighborhoods and public space surrounding them