Investigating the historical contributions of women, Native Americans, African Americans, immigrants and members of the LGBTQ community.
Episode 47 Title IX
In this episode I talk to Cara Tuttle Bell about the history and importance of Title IX. We learn about the contributions of Bernice Sandler, Rep Edith Green, Rep Patsy Mink, and Sen Birch Bayh in having Title IX passed 50 years ago and the impact that Title IX has had on women today.
Episode 46 Intersectionality and Inclusion
In this episode I talk with Lola Adeyemo about her work as a certified diversity, equity and inclusion professional. Lola will tell us about her immigration experience and the book that she is writing. We will also learn about intersectionality as a term coined by Professor Kimberle Crenshaw and written about by the late trailblazer, author and feminist, bell hooks.
Episode 45 Enslavement at Mount Vernon- A Conversation with Dr. Jim Ambuske
In this episode I talk with Dr. Jim Ambuske about his work on the podcast docuseries Intertwined: The Enslaved Community at George Washington's Mount Vernon.
Episode 44: The Legacy of Dr. King and Reflections on Being Antiracist
On the federal holiday honoring the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, I reflect on tragic events during the Civil Rights Movement, and how white Americans need to do more to reeducate themselves on their racial ignorance.
Episode 43: A More Inclusive Thanksgiving
In this episode we learn the origin story of Thanksgiving and how it became a federal holiday. We discuss hurtful stereotypes and the common mistake of omitting the contributions of indigenous agricultural practices from the menu.
Episode 42: American Women on the New Quarters
In this episode we learn about Nina Otero-Warren, Ann May Wong, Maya Angelou, Wilma Mankiller and Dr. Sally Ride who will all be featured on the new quarters that the US Mint will be putting out in 2022. These incredible women were pioneers that paved the way for others to follow.
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