48 episodes

We will discuss authentic American history in the context of current events, as well as real issues and experiences, in order to help everyday people work toward racial reconciliation in their communities; we hope to challenge the implicit bias in each of us and dismantle racist narratives on which our country was founded and our current society still relies; we want to leave listeners with specific actions they can take to affect real change in their spheres of influence.

A Different Truth Nicki Bland

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 22 Ratings

We will discuss authentic American history in the context of current events, as well as real issues and experiences, in order to help everyday people work toward racial reconciliation in their communities; we hope to challenge the implicit bias in each of us and dismantle racist narratives on which our country was founded and our current society still relies; we want to leave listeners with specific actions they can take to affect real change in their spheres of influence.

    S3:E11 - Prince William County School Board Member Lisa Zargarpur (Coles District) discusses education and issues we’re tackling in PWC

    S3:E11 - Prince William County School Board Member Lisa Zargarpur (Coles District) discusses education and issues we’re tackling in PWC

    In this episode, we talk to Prince William County School Board Member Lisa Zargarpur for the Coles District. She talks about education in general and the issues we’re tackling throughout the county. Her experience as a teacher in Fairfax County and as a lifelong Virginian has equipped her to address the challenges we’re facing locally and regionally.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    S3:E10 - Mayor Michelle Davis-Younger: Two Years Later

    S3:E10 - Mayor Michelle Davis-Younger: Two Years Later

    In this episode, we sit down again with Mayor Michelle Davis-Younger of Manassas, Virginia. Two years after our introduction to her and her amazing story, we hear all about what she’s done for this not-so-sleepy town in the heart of Prince William County. Mayor Davis-Younger’s accomplishments are so inspiring and are putting the City of Manassas on the map and on the radar of some of the most influential offices in our nation. Her leadership demonstrates to all of us what one person with passion and commitment can do to bring positive change to our communities.

    • 51 min
    S3:E9 - Casa BruMar

    S3:E9 - Casa BruMar

    In the second installment of our discussion with the BruMars, we learn about their nonprofit, Casa BruMar, and their commitment to supporting and meeting the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    S3:E8 - Evelyn and Heidi BruMar

    S3:E8 - Evelyn and Heidi BruMar

    In this episode, we introduce Evelyn and Heidi BruMar. They share their story of coming out and finding each other, helping us understand their limitless compassion for others.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    S3:E7: Helen Zurita: Paying it Forward

    S3:E7: Helen Zurita: Paying it Forward

    In this episode, we talk to Helen Zurita, a local advocate for those with housing and food insecurities. Helen knows that of which she speaks; her story is nothing short of a miracle.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    S3:E6: Minister Kym Brown: On Loving Others and Yourself

    S3:E6: Minister Kym Brown: On Loving Others and Yourself

    In this episode, we speak to Minister Kym Brown about why your mental health is as important as your physical health. Her mission is to help people love one another better, starting with loving yourself.

    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

bunnysco123 ,

current racial justice issues in the context of history

Interesting to hear history usually not taught in schools and to hear from real people about their experiences with systemic racism and activism. Passionate hosts and fascinating guests.

ChristieJB703 ,

Great Concept

This sounds like a great podcast. I look forward to the next episode!

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