85: Model Minorities & Responsibility in White Spaces. Guest: Ally Henny

“That was such a freeing thing to realize, oh, wait a minute, this isn’t mine to hold. This isn’t mine to carry.”-Ally Henny

In this episode of Untangled Faith, Ally Henny and Amy Fritz discuss the burden of responsibility placed on people of color in predominantly white spaces, including the myth of the model minority.

In this episode, we talk about-

  • The implication of model minority narrative and the weight they impose on individuals
  • Strengthening your voice against injustice and acknowledging your capacity for change.
  • The inefficacy of hollow demonstrations within racial justice theatre.
  • Deciding to actively oppose hate speech and racist rhetoric in politics.

My special guest is Ally Henny

Ally Henny, a passionate writer and advocate on race-related issues, is a powerful force in the conversation surrounding the experiences of black individuals in predominantly white spaces. Drawing on her own journey as a woman of color, Ally empowers and educates her audience through authentic storytelling and thought-provoking discussions. Ally’s new book, I Won’t Shut Up: Finding Your Voice When the World Tries to Silence You, is a testament to her unwavering commitment to amplifying marginalized voices.



Ally’s new book: I Won’t Shut Up: Finding Your Voice When the World tries to Silence You. https://amzn.to/44aSsiA

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