Asian-Americans

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 man who is an author, an organizational development consultant and spoken word artist. Together, they delve into the controversial topic of cancel culture, exploring its impact…

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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 surrounding caste discrimination in US-based South Asian communities. Delve into the world of Dalit rights activism to understand the struggle against centuries-old caste subjugation. Grasp why…

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Episode 88: Racism, Conflict, and Asian-American Leadership

  In this conversation on race, I’m joined by Jerry Fu. Jerry is a conflict resolution coach who helps Asian American leaders advance in their career and life journey. He’s also a pharmacist. Jerry started coaching in 2017 to help other Asian American professionals deal with the conflicts they encounter at work with their culture…

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Episode 82: A Conversation on Race With Jeff Le, Victim of anti- Asian hate

  In this conversation on race, I’m joined by Jeff Le, to talk about anti-Asian hate. He has been featured in Political magazine, The New York Times USA Today,  and the Washington Post. Jeff shares his personal experience with  being a victim of anti-Asian hate and no one offering any help. “Last March we were…

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Episode 74: A Real Conversation on Black/Asian Unity with Lee Mun Wah and Dr. Joel Davis Brown

In this conversation on race, Lee Mun Wah, a Chinese-American man, and Dr. Joel Davis Brown, an African-American man, talk about racism against Black and Asian people.   Key topics: Stereotypes, and their root causes between African-Americans and  Asians. Lee Mun Wah recounts issues amongst men from different races and ethnicities when he produced the…

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Episode 72: Growing Up Bicultural; Deanna Singh

  In this conversation on race Deanna Singh talks with me about growing up Asian-Indian, and African-American in Wisconsin.   Key topics include:   Deanna’s experience with parents from two different cultures What it was like to be one of only two kids of color in an all-white school The beauty and joy of talking…

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Episode 54: The Racial Impacts of COVID-19

Teri Yuan and Carole Copeland Thomas join me for this conversation on race to talk about race, racism and the COVID 19 pandemic. Teri talks about her experience as a Chinese-American and her perspective on the escalation of racist attacks against Asians who are being blamed by some for Covid-19. Carole shares her history, information…

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