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Everyday Conversations on Race for Everyday People

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If you've ever wanted to have a conversation about race but were afraid of saying the wrong thing, or not being heard or trivialized, this podcast is for you. Everyday Conversations on Race is a cross-race conversation on race. It brings people together across differences for open comfortable conversations about race in a casual setting. This is crucial for organizations and businesses that want to build cultures of inclusion that support diversity, equity and innovation. It's essential in our global society that we learn how to build relationships and work effectively with people from any group, across any difference. We have guests from different backgrounds, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, etc., senior executives, ex-felons, musicians, educators and just every day people. The show is insightful, enlightening and entertaining. Our mission is to disrupt the way race is talked about, break racial silos and have a global impact on how people interact with each other. Let's break through fear of difference, and build connections together.

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation about race but were afraid of saying the wrong thing, or not being heard or trivialized, this podcast is for you. Everyday Conversations on Race is a cross-race conversation on race. It brings people together across differences for open comfortable conversations about race in a casual setting. This is crucial for organizations and businesses that want to build cultures of inclusion that support diversity, equity and innovation. It's essential in our global society that we learn how to build relationships and work effectively with people from any group, across any difference. We have guests from different backgrounds, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, etc., senior executives, ex-felons, musicians, educators and just every day people. The show is insightful, enlightening and entertaining. Our mission is to disrupt the way race is talked about, break racial silos and have a global impact on how people interact with each other. Let's break through fear of difference, and build connections together.

Location:

United States

Description:

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation about race but were afraid of saying the wrong thing, or not being heard or trivialized, this podcast is for you. Everyday Conversations on Race is a cross-race conversation on race. It brings people together across differences for open comfortable conversations about race in a casual setting. This is crucial for organizations and businesses that want to build cultures of inclusion that support diversity, equity and innovation. It's essential in our global society that we learn how to build relationships and work effectively with people from any group, across any difference. We have guests from different backgrounds, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, etc., senior executives, ex-felons, musicians, educators and just every day people. The show is insightful, enlightening and entertaining. Our mission is to disrupt the way race is talked about, break racial silos and have a global impact on how people interact with each other. Let's break through fear of difference, and build connections together.

Language:

English

Contact:

510.527.0700


Episodes

Episode 73: From Drug Addiction to Revolutionary Fitness, a Black Women’s Journey

2/17/2021
In this Conversation on Race, I’m joined by Pam Grimm, who talks about her experiences as a a Black woman in the fitness world. She’s 62 years old, has been teaching fitness since she was in her 50’s and says it’s never too late to get in shape. In this episode, she shares why getting shape is so important for everyone, and especially women of color. Pam has been in recovery from drug addiction since 1993. In 2013, she decided to focus on fitness. And I'm telling you, this woman is fit....

Duration:00:48:39

Episode 72: Growing Up Bicultural; Deanna Singh

2/2/2021
In this conversation on race Deanna Singh talks with me about growing up Asian-Indian, and African-American in Wisconsin. Key topics include: About Deanna Singh Deanna Singh is a highly respected thought leader who travels the world motivating and educating audiences about living with joy and purpose. A gifted communicator, she is a champion to marginalized communities and an inspiration to all those who want to be agents of change in their work, lives, and society. Singh earned...

Duration:00:44:11

Episode 71: LeRon Barton on white riots at the Capitol building

1/15/2021
LeRon Barton, author, speaker and social media influencer joins me in this conversation on race to talk about his perspective as a Black man in the US on the Capitol riots. Topics include: About LeRon Barton LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, MO currently living in San Francisco, Ca. A graduate of Paseo Academy of Fine Arts, LeRon is the author of two books, “Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American Drug Culture” and “All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of Dating,...

Duration:00:55:49

Episode 70: Race, Racism and Hope in 2021

12/27/2020
In this conversation on race, I’m joined by Joel A. Davis Brown to talk about why he has hope for the future as a Black man, why he's ready for the Covid vaccine, advice for Joe Biden and more. Key topics in this episode:

Duration:00:58:46

Episode 69: Conversation on race with Lee Mun Wah and Howard Ross

12/9/2020
In this conversation on race I’m joined by Diversity pioneers and original thought leaders Lee Mun Wah and Howard Ross to talk about the current state of diversity, racism and white supremacy in the US today Howard is known for his cutting edge work on implicit bias and Mun Wah made the ground breaking film on race, Color of Fear. Key Topics: Trump executive order banning diversity and inclusion trainingThreats against Howard Ross and his familysuspending Mun Wah’s...

Duration:01:05:27

Episode 68: Black Skin/White Fear

11/18/2020
Amy Nickerson joins me for this Conversation on Race to talk about how racism traumatizes Black families. Amy is an educational consultant who focuses on race and race relations. She is the author of the book, “HOW DO YOU SEE US?: Our Lived Realities of Being Viewed As a Threat. This book details and analyzes what she and her family have seen and experienced as it relates to issues of law enforcement. This is not Black vs. Blue. This isn’t about sides – the black side or the blue side....

Duration:01:01:02

Episode 67: How Racism is a Health Hazard

11/6/2020
In this conversation on race, I’m joined by Dr. Elwood Watson, a Professor of History and African American Studies at East Tennessee State University. His areas of specialty are in 20th Century Post World War II U.S. History, African American History, African American Studies, Gender Studies, Popular Culture, and ethnographic studies. Elwood is an author. His most recent book is “Keeping it Real,” essays on race and racism, white supremacy, and contemporary issue in the Black community.

Duration:01:10:13

Episode 66: White Privilege Conference/Black Leadership

10/29/2020
Dr. Eddie Moore and Dr. Joe-Joe McManus join me on "Everyday Conversations on Race" to talk about white privilege, Black and other people of color working with white people, and racial justice. Dr. Moore founded the White Privilege Conference in 1999. Dr. McManus is a well-known award-winning educator and leader in the anti-racist, social justice movement in higher education for over twenty years.

Duration:01:07:30

Episode 65 : The War In Portland Oregon

10/19/2020
In this conversation on race, I’m joined by Kathleen Saadat veteran civil rights activist in Portland, Oregon. Kathleen shares her observations on the demonstrations in Portland, the federal troop presence, tear gassing of demonstrators and controversies surrounding the Moms and the Dad with Leaf blowers. Key Topics: • The fact that there have been large numbers of Black people in Portland, Black clubs, and soul food restaurants in North and Northeast neighborhoods • Sundown laws in...

Duration:01:06:12

AJ Cartas on Race and Social Media

10/5/2020
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 change.

Duration:00:56:08

Episode 63: Janet Hamada/Japanese/Jewish Trauma

9/14/2020
Janet Hamada Japanese and Jewish Executive Director- The Next Door Inc. Mid-Columbia Region Father and family in internment camp although 4th generation Japanese-American Mother’s family is Jewish Didn’t realize about issues of being bi-racial When she went to UK- everyone stared at her People would assume it was safe to say anti-semitic things because they didn’t realize she was also Jewish Being from internment and hearing stories Also husband lost family in the...

Duration:00:59:36

Reflections on Race and Racism with a Black Ex-Police Officer

9/3/2020
Anthony Sturkey, a Black ex-officer from the Long Beach Police Department joins me on this Conversation on race to offer a realistic perspective on what’s happening today in the US regarding race, racism and law enforcement.

Duration:00:51:52

Pink Floyd-Race-Rock Music

8/12/2020
Black Floyd is the new album with Lorelei Social commentary, different influences, and the whole music evolution of Pink Floyd!

Duration:00:59:34

White people activists

8/4/2020
In this episode, LeRon shares his experience and talks about reasons why white folks want to come out and about their activism.

Duration:00:55:42

Race, Reconciliation and Transformation

7/20/2020
My guests on RaceConvo are Wanda Whitaker, Peter Rubin and Gaylon Logan from Village Connect. In episode called Race, Reconciliation and Transformation.

Duration:01:02:57

Black Trans Lives - Race Convo

7/6/2020
Kairo Jamal Evans joins me for Conversation on Race to talk about his experience as a 25-year-old Black Trans Man. Listen in to hear about his transition.

Duration:00:55:07

Living While Black

6/25/2020
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 as the cultivator. Key Topics: Contact info for Joel Brown: Joel@Pneumos.com www.souletry.com www.Pneumos.com Twitter: JoelBrown7 IG:...

Duration:00:54:22

Police Bias and Black Panthers

6/10/2020
In this Everyday Conversation on Race, I'm joined by white ex-police officer Charles Hayes, author of the book "Blue Bias," and Elmer Dixon founder and former leader of the Seattle Black Panthers. They share their personal histories, their work around race and their perspectives on fighting against racism in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and ensuing world-wide protests. In 1968, Elmer Dixon and his brother Aaron came to Oakland to hear Bobby Seale the chairman of the Black Panther...

Duration:00:58:50

Karen Controversy

6/1/2020
The term "Karen" to describe certain white women who exhibit extreme privileged entitled behavior began on social media and is quickly becoming part of today's lexicon. As my guests in this episode of "Everyday Conversations on Race" explain, the archetype of a "Karen" would be a white woman who goes to Starbucks, usually dressed a certain way and expects to be treated like the only customer. When the barista spells her name wrong, she demands to see the manager and must have a new...

Duration:01:03:41

The Racial Impacts of COVID-19

5/20/2020
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 and her perspective on the high death rate of African Americans Key Topics in this Episode Guest Bios: Teri Yuan is a survivor, a feminist business...

Duration:00:57:25