Episodes

Episode 42: An Afro-Latina Conversation on Race

With social media buzzing about Gina Rodriguez, Cardi B, and what it means to be Black, African American and Latina this episode of Everyday Conversation on Race is timely....



Episode 41: Does Culture Fit Hiring Promote Racism?

This week on  Everyday Conversations on Race, Simma is joined by Barbara Williams Hardy, former head of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging for a large tech firm, and LeRon...

Episode 40: How Black and Brown Communities Are Destroyed By the System of Mass Incarceration

Vincent Garrett joins Simma on Everyday Conversations on Race to talk about race, mass incarceration and creating a “prison to school pipeline.” A former addict and incarcerated felon, Vince...



Episode 39: How a Young Mexican-American Man Navigated the Start-up World – Zach Moreno

Zachariah Moreno Co-Founder & CEO of SquadCast Zachariah Moreno is a technologist, author, and co-founder of SquadCast. He and his team are on a mission to amplify collaboration, seeking...



Episode 38: Not All Privilege is the Same

  All privilege is not the same, nor does all privilege provide equitable access to luxury. There is the economic privilege that comes from having financial resources, wealth and...



Episode 37 : Being the only one in the room: Laura Cathcart Robbins

  Have you ever been to an event, in a class or attended a conference where almost everyone was the same race, ethnicity, gender, etc. except for one person?...



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...



Episode 35: How Living the Principles of Kwanzaa Fights Racism

  Phyliss Williams co-host of Living the Principles podcast joins Simma to talk about the importance of the principles of Kwanzaa, and how her time in the Marines impacts...

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...



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...



Episode 32 : Former Black Panther discusses current political climate

Elmer Dixon was one of the early leaders of the Black Panther Party in Seattle, Washington  and in Oakland, CA. In this episode of Every Day Conversations on Race,...



Episode 31 : Can a person of color exclude race and culture from their art?

Every Day Conversation On Race with guests Svea Vikander and Tramaine de Senna Svea Vikander, artist, therapist and host of radio show Art Crush brings Tramaine de Senna to the...



Episode 30 : Cross-Race Friendships; Can They Work?

  Chip Conley and Wanda Whitaker join me on Every Day Conversations on Race for Everyday People  to talk about the evolution of their friendship and bringing people together...



Episode 29 : White City Welcomes People of Color

Karen Nelson shares journey as a young Black girl growing up in the segregated south to become the Chief Diversity Officer of Appleton, Wisconsin. She had to overcome the...



Episode 28 : How To Create A White Ally Toolkit

David Campt, dialogue thought leader has created the White Ally Toolkit, for white people who want to end racism. His family was one of three Black families in his...



Episode 27 : Will Owning a Passport Make You Less Racist?

Will owning a passport make you less racist? Lisa Francesca Nand, journalist and travel podcaster shares her experiences traveling the world as a bi-racial women, and how that impacts...



Episode 26 : Why Having an Interracial Family Doesn’t Make You Free of Racism

Download Episode In this fascinating conversation on race, John Blake, the CNN reporter who covers race, religion and politics shares his experiences and thoughts on race. You definitely want...



Episode 25 : The Truth About Anti-Semitism at the Women’s March – A Jewish Woman of Color and member of the Women’s March Isteering committee

Download Episode April Baskin,  a Jewish woman of color joined me for an Every Day Conversation on Race to share her perspectives on Judaism, race, the women’s march and...