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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 64 : AJ Cartas on Race and Social Media

 In this episode I’m joined by AJ Cartas, a social influencer and founder of “Our Damn Time.” Our Damn Time is a political organization whose mission is to promote the well-being of people of color, women, and members of the LGBTQ+ community by providing resources to empower, educate, and mobilize to enact deep, structural…

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Episode 58: Black Trans Lives

Kairo Jamal Evans joins me for this Conversation on Race to talk about his experience as a 25-year-old Black Trans Man. He’s an entrepreneur who makes tee-shirts to spread the word of self-awareness. Listen in to hear about his transition, his tee-shirt business Kuriosity focuses on self-awareness through self-research.   Key Points: Growing up Black…

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Episode 57: Living While Black

On this Episode of Everyday Conversations on Race, I’m joined by my very close friend and colleague, Dr. Joel Brown. Joel is an international known organizational and leadership development consultant. He is a spoken word poet, and a thought leader in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. The president and founder of Pneumos, Joel is known…

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Episode 53: Racist ZoomBombing: Racism or Just a Prank? with Laura Cathcart Robbins – Conversations on Race

Racist ZoomBombing: Racism, or Just a Prank ? with Laura Cathcart Robbins Racist ZoomBombing has brought fear, disruption and even trauma to people who need the Zoom p platform for community, connection and their work. Zoom has been a sanity saver for many of us during this Covid-19 pandemic. But there is an underside to…

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Episode 47 : A Conversation on Race, Health Care and HIV from the US to Africa with Maurice Graham

 Maurice Graham joined me on Everyday Conversations on Race to talk about race, racism and health care. In this episode we talk about health care inequities particularly in regard to access and information about HIV and AIDS. There are many people who think that we no longer need to provide care for people with…

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Episode 36: Millennials: Racist. Color Blind or Woke?

Are Millennials less racist than other generations? What do people from Africa have in common with African-Americans? What generation is most in denial about racism? What’s it like to be the only Black person in your class? These questions and more are answered on Every Day Conversations on Race. My guests are Mary-Lou Milabu, a…

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Episode 34 : Why Talking to White People About Race is Draining

  In this conversation on race, LeRon talks to Simma about why it’s often draining for him to talk to a lot of white people about race. Simma and LeRon agree that allies are important and that it’s more effective for a white person to talk to another white person about race and racism in…

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Episode 33 : What is behind the cancel-culture movement?

Joel Brown talks about the need to allow people to grow, and the problems that arise when they are not given a chance to change. Racism doesn’t get eliminated by attacking people who want to stop racism but may say the wrong thing. That’s different than someone who is a racist, supports racism and takes…

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Episode 19 : Are LGBTQ People of Color Viewed as Sexual objects?

Download Episode My guests were in this episode are Paoi Eulalia and Alessandra Stevens from MXD Magazine. MXD Magazine is a publication that celebrates LGBTQ People of Color (POCs), non-conformists, and allies. Both Paoi and Alessandra are Filipino-American but represent different genders and generations.   One of their objectives is to fight racism masked as sexual…

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