19 episodes

Greater than is a storytelling platform. We tell stories about people and organizations that overcome, that keep on despite the desolation they've seen or been through. And we ask ourselves, how can we use these stories to tackle systems of injustice, inequality, racism, poverty, and shift narratives?

Hosted by Dhanya Addanki and Jenn Junod, this show curates spaces for uncomfortable but necessary conversations about vulnerable issues. It's designed for an audience who isn't afraid to be frustrated at the state of our world because they understand hope prevails.

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Greater than is a storytelling platform. We tell stories about people and organizations that overcome, that keep on despite the desolation they've seen or been through. And we ask ourselves, how can we use these stories to tackle systems of injustice, inequality, racism, poverty, and shift narratives?

Hosted by Dhanya Addanki and Jenn Junod, this show curates spaces for uncomfortable but necessary conversations about vulnerable issues. It's designed for an audience who isn't afraid to be frustrated at the state of our world because they understand hope prevails.

    Race: The Finale

    Race: The Finale

    Join us for the final episode of the Race series. Jenn and Dhanya discuss how much new knowledge they have, how their perceptions have changed, and even some of the prejudice they've faced. 

    • 32 min
    Race: The Power and Construct of Supremacy

    Race: The Power and Construct of Supremacy

    In this installment of the Race series, we delve into how normalized White Supremacy is in our culture.  We speak with filmmaker Darnley Hodge about his new documentary series called American LOWS ( Legacy of White Supremacy) about power, race, and who exactly invented the constructs that we've grown so accustomed to. 
     
    Donate to the America LOWS project here: 
    https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-american-lows-ep-1-the-invention-history-education#/
     
     

    • 1 hr 14 min
    From Reactions to Solutions

    From Reactions to Solutions

    Today, we're talking to Monica Kang, CEO of InnovatorsBox, about using creative thinking as a way to process the heaviness that some of the topics might bring about.  How do we deal with burnout? How do we initiate difficult conversations in our communities? How do we talk to someone that disagrees with us? Find all the answers to those questions in this episode. 
     
    Monica is a passionate community bridge builder, creative culture educator, and curious researcher. She enjoys finding impactful ways to integrate different worlds, such as entrepreneurship and public policy, to build a more multifaceted community. She founded InnovatorsBox to help professionals tap into their creative potential. Watch her work here: 
     
     
     
    http://www.innovatorsbox.com
     
     

    • 32 min
    India's Anti-Blackness: Parallels Between Caste and Black Lives Matter

    India's Anti-Blackness: Parallels Between Caste and Black Lives Matter

    In this episode, we speak to Ena Ganguly. She's a poet, an activist, and a thought leader  creating spaces specifically for black and brown consumption. We chat with her about the harmful effects of the caste system in India and how it compares to the Black Lives Matter movement in America. 
     
    Find Ena's work here: 
     
    https://www.instagram.com/enaganguly/?hl=en

    • 45 min
    Race: Unity Despite our Implicit Biases

    Race: Unity Despite our Implicit Biases

    Denise Hernández is an activist, a founder, a speaker, and an organizer passionate about education. She recently spoke at TEDx San Antonio about implicit bias. Denise comes to Greater Than to talk about what it means to have an implicit bias in our society and what we can do to transform our bias. She's key in the black + brown movement in San Antonio, Texas and it's our pleasure to speak with her. 
    If you'd like to take the bias test, the link is provided below. 
     
    https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/

    • 56 min
    Race: Designing a Less Racist World

    Race: Designing a Less Racist World

    We honor Michael Brown today with this episode of Greater Than. We're talking to Antionette Carroll, creator and founder of Creative Reaction Lab in St. Louis. Listen as we tackle black on black crime, what it means to be a black woman in America, and creating sustainable ways to fight racism.  
     
    creativereactionlab.com

    • 56 min

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