real talk

  • Real Talk: How Did We Get Here?

    Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr., Department Chair for African American Studies at Princeton University, joined us to provide suggestions on how we can better focus our efforts on anti-racism, allyship and education, and explains exactly what systematic racism is and how it impacts American society today. The Real Talk speaker series elicits expert speakers from a wide range of topics and industries including activists, scholars, authors, celebrities, and public figures in an effort to educate and engage the audience on the pressing issues around racism, anti-racism, allyship, mental health, and reform. Participants: Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr., Department Chair for African American Studies, Princeton University

  • Real Talk: Building Communities of Love and Justice

    Political activist, social critic, author and philosopher Dr. Cornel West discusses how the media can help build communities of love and justice. The Real Talk speaker series elicits expert speakers from a wide range of topics and industries including activists, scholars, authors, celebrities, and public figures in an effort to educate and engage the audience on the pressing issues around racism, anti-racism, allyship, mental health, and reform. Participants: Dr. Cornel West, political activist, social critic, author and philosopher

  • Real Talk: Illuminating Racist and Derogatory Imagery

    Learn about why representation matters from Dr. Stephanie Fryberg, Diversity and Social Transformation Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan, and Leah Salgado, Deputy Director, IllumiNative. The Real Talk speaker series elicits expert speakers from a wide range of topics and industries including activists, scholars, authors, celebrities, and public figures in an effort to educate and engage the audience on the pressing issues around racism, anti-racism, allyship, mental health, and reform. Participants: Dr. Stephanie Fryberg, Diversity and Social Transformation Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan, Leah Salgado, Deputy Director, IllumiNative

  • Real Talk: Immigration and Its Impact

    This episode focuses on an overview analysis of economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts on immigration in the United States, and how the topic of immigration has affected the country in the most fundamental of ways with subject matter experts Lorella Praeli, President, Community Change Action and Frank Sharry, Founder and Executive Director, America's Voice. The Real Talk speaker series elicits expert speakers from a wide range of topics and industries including activists, scholars, authors, celebrities, and public figures in an effort to educate and engage the audience on the pressing issues around racism, anti-racism, allyship, mental health, and reform. Participants: Lorella Praeli, President, Community Change Action, Frank Sharry, Founder and Executive Director, America’s Voice

  • Real Talk: Where Are We Now?

    "Where Are We Now?" reflects on the last year, and current state, of social and racial justice in America with John Eligon, national correspondent for the New York Times as he covers the nuances of America's struggle with race issues from the protest movement to the changing face of the nation's cities and suburbs. The Real Talk speaker series elicits expert speakers from a wide range of topics and industries including activists, scholars, authors, celebrities, and public figures in an effort to educate and engage the audience on the pressing issues around racism, anti-racism, allyship, mental health, and reform. Participants: John Eligon, national correspondent, New York Times

  • Real Talk: ADA-mant about Inclusion? Let's talk about disabilities

    Judith Heumann, disability rights activist, explains why representation in the media is important for people with disabilities, and Maysoon Zayid, actress, comedian and disability rights activist, makes a call to action for companies and how they can support their disabled employees. The Real Talk speaker series elicits expert speakers from a wide range of topics and industries including activists, scholars, authors, celebrities, and public figures in an effort to educate and engage the audience on the pressing issues around racism, anti-racism, allyship, mental health, and reform. Participants: Judith Heumann, disability rights activist, Maysoon Zayid, actress, comedian, and disability rights activist