12 episodes

Think About It with Charles Kissi, looks into the various ways in which systemic issues of race impact our society. I interview guests with careers or experiences in education, sports, media, the justice system and business, and health care to gain a greater perspective on how systemic racism, bias and microaggressions manifest themselves to impact the lives of marginalized people of colour.

Think about it with Charles Kissi Charles Kissi

    • Education
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Think About It with Charles Kissi, looks into the various ways in which systemic issues of race impact our society. I interview guests with careers or experiences in education, sports, media, the justice system and business, and health care to gain a greater perspective on how systemic racism, bias and microaggressions manifest themselves to impact the lives of marginalized people of colour.

    Episode #12- Dr. Ivan Joseph- Vice-President of Students Affairs at Wilfrid Laurier University ( Education)

    Episode #12- Dr. Ivan Joseph- Vice-President of Students Affairs at Wilfrid Laurier University ( Education)

    Dr. Ivan Joseph is the Vice-President of Students Affairs at Wilfrid Laurier University.The author, speaker and award-winning performance coach shares his path and experiences with racism, from his time as a young student to his journey through the...

    • 46 min
    Episode #11- Layup Foundation- Chris Penrose & Micaella Riche ( Community Organizations)

    Episode #11- Layup Foundation- Chris Penrose & Micaella Riche ( Community Organizations)

    Chris Penrose ( Program Director)  & Micaella Riche ( Basketball Operations Manager) are using the game and culture of basketball to make the city of Toronto a better, more equitable and healthier place for its young marginalized people, most of...

    • 55 min
    Episode #10- Guest Michael Simonetta, Entrepreneur ( Business)

    Episode #10- Guest Michael Simonetta, Entrepreneur ( Business)

    Michael Simonetta is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in the financial sector.  Michael shares his journey toward being an ally in the fight for social justice. He discusses his thoughts on how the banks can play a more significant role...

    • 1 hr
    Episode #9- Guest Alex Digenis, Owner Henley Honda/Subaru Niagara (Business)

    Episode #9- Guest Alex Digenis, Owner Henley Honda/Subaru Niagara (Business)

    Alex Digenis is a community leader who is the owner of Henley Honda, Subaru Niagara & Skyway Fine Cars.  In this episode, we discuss Alex's surprising experiences with racism as a young boy of Greek descent while growing up in the city of Toronto....

    • 51 min
    Episode #8- Guest Ayderus Alawi, Criminal Defence Lawyer (Justice System)

    Episode #8- Guest Ayderus Alawi, Criminal Defence Lawyer (Justice System)

    Ayderus Alawi is a criminal defence lawyer. In this episode, we talk about his experiences and challenges with systemic racism within the criminal justice system. He shares his journey through the education system, into law school and throughout his...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode #7- Guest Anthony Morgan, Lawyer | Manager, Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit at City of Toronto ( Justice System)

    Episode #7- Guest Anthony Morgan, Lawyer | Manager, Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit at City of Toronto ( Justice System)

    Anthony Morgan, Lawyer and Manager of the Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit at the City of Toronto talks about his experiences and challenges with systemic racism. He shares the work that the city of Toronto is doing to advocate for marginalized and...

    • 49 min

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