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A Black Executive Perspective on Race in Corporate America

In this episode of “Everyday Conversations on Race for Everyday People,” Simma sits down with Tony Franklin, also known as Tony Tidbit, the Vice President of Advertising, Sales, and...

Cancel Culture Unmasking the Dangers of Instant Judgment and Outrage

In this thought-provoking podcast episode, Simma, the Inclusionist, engages in a candid conversation with Patricia Mushim Ikeda, a Japanese-American Buddhist and mindfulness teacher, and Joel Davis Brown, an African-American...

From Conflict to Compassion: Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Leaders Share Their Perspectives on the Israel-Gaza Crisis

  In this powerful podcast episode, Simma Lieberman interviews three faith leaders from the Faith Trio – Pastor Ben Daniel, Ali Sheikhaslani, and Rabbi David Cooper. Each of these...

Unmasking the Toxicity of Racism: A Raw Conversation with The Contraband Wagon

In this episode of “Everyday Conversations on Race for Everyday People,” Simma Lieberman welcomes her guest Will Upland (also known as Contraband). He is the creator of the show...

Confronting the Lack of Diversity in Nonprofit Leadership

    In this conversation on race, Simma The Inclusionist talks with Kristen Sharpe, CEO of Non-profit Makeover, and Deedee De La Cruz, Director of Demand Generation for GiveSmart....

“From Apartheid to Forgiveness” a Conversation on Race

  If you were a Black man imprisoned and tortured for fighting against the brutality of apartheid in South Africa, could you forgive your oppressors? Siya Twani did just...

Race, Sentencing, and the Criminal Justice System: A Shocking Inside Perspective A Conversation on Race with Sean Wilson, Organizing Director of Dream.Org

  In this episode, Simma The Inclusionist, is joined by Sean Wilson, the organizing director of Dream.org’s Justice Team. With 17 years of lived experience and direct involvement with...

Everyday Conversation on Race with Rosalyn Taylor O’Neale (DEI OG for 47 years)

  In this episode of Everyday Conversations on Race, I interview Rosalyn Taylor O’Neill, a highly regarded diversity and inclusion thought leader. Rosalyn shares her experiences as the former Chief...

Race, Peace and Poverty, A Conversation with Chad Lassiter

In this conversation on Race, Simma Lieberman, The Inclusionist, and Chad Lassiter, the executive director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Council, engage in a deep personal conversation about self-reflection and awareness...

Jewish, Black, and Native American: Dr. Lonny Avi Brooks

  In this episode of Everyday Conversations on Race, host Simma Lieberman, The Inclusionist, invites Dr. Lonny Avi Brooks, a professor of communication and Afrofuturism, to discuss his unique...

Breaking the Chains: Fighting Caste Oppression with Thenmozhi Soundararajan

From grassroots movements to political advocacy, explore the powerful journey of Dalit activists working towards dismantling caste oppression. In this episode, you will be able to: Shatter the silence...

Breaking Barriers: John Blake on Racial Reconciliation

In this conversation on race, Simma talks with John Blake, a well-known author, and journalist with CNN. He reports on race, religion, and politics. His most recent book is,...

Why We Must Bridge Divides: A Conversation on Inclusive Leadership with Sally Helgesen & Mercedes Martin

Join Everyday Conversations on Race for Everyday People, the podcast that brings real talk and real change to the forefront. In a society where race, culture, and identity are...

Rising Above Racism: Dr. Randal Pinkett’s Journey to DEI Expertise

  From being called the N-word as a child to becoming a successful entrepreneur and leader in the pursuit of racial equality and justice, Randal Pinkett’s very personal story...

Cops Against Systemic Racism: Ed Cronin & Mike Alexander’s Journey [Part 2]

  In part 2 of this conversation on race, former police chiefs Ed Cronin and Mike Alexander, continue to address the problem of systemic racism in law enforcement, how...

Cops Against Systemic Racism: Ed Cronin & Mike Alexander’s Journey [Part 1]

You want to listen to this conversation on race with former police chiefs, Ed Cronin and Mike Alexander about the problem of systemic racism in law enforcement and the...

Dr. Joel A Davis Brown: Challenging Norms & Exploring Queer Leadership in an Unpredictable World

  Dr. Joel A. Davis Brown is an author, educator, and LGBTQ activist. He is the author of the book The Souls of Queer Folk, which explores the power...

From Harlem to Harvard: How Dorien Nunez Tackled the Racial Wealth Disparity

Dorien Nuñez is a New York City native, amateur astronomer, and former professional Sax player. He has celebrated 50 years on Wall Street, is a first generation college grad...

Unraveling Racial History: Benjamin Jealous’s Quest for Freedom

  After a DNA test reveals he is a descendant of both Robert E. Lee and a former slave, Benjamin Jealous embarks on a Wild Ride to uncover the...

Navigating Racism and Inclusion with Greg Jenkins, Nirupa Netram, and Elinor Stutz

  When Greg Jenkins, Nirupa Netram, and Elinor Stutz, three colleagues and members of the Inclusion Allies Coalition, come together to discuss the importance of talking about race, they...

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