Equity

Black Fatigue with Mary Frances Winters

  Mary Frances Winters, one of the original thought leaders in the diversity field and cross-race conversations, joins me in this conversation on race.   We talk about: How the histories of Black and other people of color are being replaced in the USA How we need to look at race and racism from a…

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Conversation on Race with Marcus Sawyerr

Marcus Sawyerr, CEO of EQ Community joins me in this conversation on race. We talk about how he and EQ Community help Black and other People of Color who have been historically excluded from professional opportunities. He shares his experience as a Black man in the UK, and  how he came to the US and…

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How Women of Color Heal Racial Trauma With Deepa Purushothaman

Deepa Purushothaman joins me in this conversation on race to talk about the racism, isolation, and trauma many women of color experience in corporate America. What is it like for a woman of color to get promoted up to the executive suite and still have to deal with microaggressions, blatant racism, and trivialization? What is…

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How to End Racial Bias in Media with Karen Hunter and Daniel Stedman

Karen Hunter, journalist and host of the Karen Hunter Show on Sirius XM and Dan Stedman, founder of the New Ed-Tech platform Pressto, join me in this conversation on race. They share how Black students in the US and the African diaspora, and other low income and young people of color are using Pressto to…

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Black Men, White Fear

In this Conversation on Race, John Blake, senior writer, and producer at CNN talks about anti-racist white men who grew up in racist families. They were surrounded by racism in their environment and grew up in red states, yet they chose a different path. Listen in to hear some of the stories and find out…

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Episode 89: The R.A.C.E Project

  In this conversation on race, I’m joined by my colleagues from the Brain Trust of the Shift Network R.A.C.E Project. Rev. Doctor Aliah Majon, the Chief Inclusion Officer of the Shift Network enlisted Mike Alexander and me to join her in the R.A.C.E Project. Aliah shares her experience as a Black woman who grew…

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Episode 87: Amr Awadallah and Sara Speer Selber; a Muslim/Jewish conversation on race

  In this exciting and dramatic conversation on race, I’m joined by Amr Awadallah former VP of developer relations for Google Cloud, and Sara Speer Selber, CEO of Quest Essential. Amr, a Muslim who was born in Egypt, and Sara, a Jewish woman born in the US. We talk about the ability to change and…

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Episode 85: Conversation on Race with Steve Pemberton; Knowing and Embracing Our Roots

In this conversation on race I’m joined by Steve Pemberton, Chief Human Resources Officer of Workhuman. Steve shares his story of growing up in foster homes with no idea of his background, his identity, or his birth family.  Although he was the biological son of a Black father and a white mother, he didn’t know…

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Episode 83: Changing American Companies from the Top Down

In this conversation on race, journalist Tony Chapelle joins me to talk about getting more women and people of color on corporate boards. Tony Chapelle, has recently retired after 36 years, as a business news reporter and producer. In his career, he has interviewed CEOs and corporate executives, and  moderated panel discussions with corporate board…

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Episode 80: Critical Race Theory in Education Racist, a Conversation on Race With Sonia Lewis

Sonia Lewis joins me on this conversation on race to talk about race, racism, inequity and critical race theory in education. She is a consultant and speaker in diversity, race and education. Key topics: Sonia’s decision to not salute American Flag when she was seven Sonia’s experience growing up in Richmond, California with a father…

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