55 episodes

What does it mean to be Brown Enough in America today? That's a question Dominican-Colombian-American actor and storyteller Christopher Rivas has been navigating his whole life. Listen in as Chris discusses identity, careers, and being proud of who you are with other Brown activists, creators and change-makers. Everyone's got a story. Brown Enough is the stories between Black and white.

Scroll all the way down to the bottom of the feed to find Rubirosa, a ten-part documentary series about Porfirio Rubirosa, the Dominican diplomat, playboy, and international polo champion who was the inspiration for James Bond. The show tells the true story of Rubi’s incredible and complicated life and Chris learns what it can teach him about love, success, family, Hollywood, code-switching, white-washing, and the roller coaster of finding himself in a world not made for Brown folks like him.

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What does it mean to be Brown Enough in America today? That's a question Dominican-Colombian-American actor and storyteller Christopher Rivas has been navigating his whole life. Listen in as Chris discusses identity, careers, and being proud of who you are with other Brown activists, creators and change-makers. Everyone's got a story. Brown Enough is the stories between Black and white.

Scroll all the way down to the bottom of the feed to find Rubirosa, a ten-part documentary series about Porfirio Rubirosa, the Dominican diplomat, playboy, and international polo champion who was the inspiration for James Bond. The show tells the true story of Rubi’s incredible and complicated life and Chris learns what it can teach him about love, success, family, Hollywood, code-switching, white-washing, and the roller coaster of finding himself in a world not made for Brown folks like him.

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    • 32 min
    Yoga and Meditation Going Hand in Hand

    Yoga and Meditation Going Hand in Hand

    Chris has been practicing meditation for more than ten years now. It’s his daily morning routine to sit and be present in the moment. The practice of meditation has been life changing for him. Today, Chris gets into the roots of yoga and meditation as he speaks with Rosie Acosta and Susanna Barkataki - both women of color in the world of wellness.

    • 35 min
    Immigrant Stories with Saadia Khan

    Immigrant Stories with Saadia Khan

    Saadia Khan knows first-hand what it is to be an immigrant in the United States. She’s an activist, a social entrepreneur, a mother of two and a podcast host of two shows - Immigrantly and Invisible Hate. Today, Saadia chats with Chris about her dual identity as a Pakistani American, how she’s amplifying stories and narratives of immigrant communities and how she feels about America.

    • 34 min
    Comedic Stories with Erik Rivera

    Comedic Stories with Erik Rivera

    Comedian Erik Rivera has been making audiences laugh for more than a decade. He sits down with Chris to talk about how identity and family life makes it into his jokes, and about creating a supportive and inclusive comedy ecosystem.

    • 37 min
    She’s Bad Cinderella with Linedy Genao

    She’s Bad Cinderella with Linedy Genao

    A star is on the rise and she’s making her big splash in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new Broadway show, Bad Cinderella. Her name is Linedy Genao. The Brooklyn native plays the leading role of Cinderella putting her own twist to the character. And this is not the Disney version we all know of.

    • 33 min
    Taking a Reset

    Taking a Reset

    This episode is an invitation to pause, take stock and recharge as Chris takes a reset in Napa, California - where he talks to leaders, creatives and disruptors in all fields of work.

    • 30 min

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