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Teaching What It Takes ‪®‬ Dr. Christopher Thurber

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psychologist, author, and professional educator--book a keynote today

    Teaching What It Takes

    Teaching What It Takes

    Special guests Ken Mendis, Chair of the Racial Unity Team, and Joshua Conley, Mizzou student leader and 2060 POTUS, discuss what motivates people of all ages to be fight prejudice. You'll be stunned to learn why listening leads to more change than strident rhetoric.



     

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Teaching What It Takes

    Teaching What It Takes

    Co-hosts David M. Conley and Chris Thurber reveal surprising truths about the pinnacles and pitfalls of being an anti-racist. Social justice can save the world but depends on a sustained commitment to the raggedy work taking initiative, listening to feedback, and speaking your truth.



     

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Teaching What It Takes

    Teaching What It Takes

    Guests John Leggette, St. Louis Metro Police Department, and Montague Simmons, human rights activist, debate the merits and practical considerations of #defundthepolice​. How can the US peacefully undo 30+ years of addressing social strife with a forceful police presence and mass incarceration? As Legette and Simmons explain, we need to commit to eliminating the root causes of crime, including unemployment, racism, lack of affordable housing, and low-quality education.



     

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Teaching What It Takes

    Teaching What It Takes

    Phillips Exeter Academy teacher and coach, Brandon Thomas, joins co-hosts David M. Conley and Dr. Chris Thurber to explain how RACE is perceived differently in China vs. the US and how the CLASSROOM is the crucible for anti-black racism.



     

    • 44 min
    Teaching What It Takes

    Teaching What It Takes

    Special guest, Dustin Ward, Racial Equity & Reconciliation Advocate President and Founder of IT IS TIME, LLC, describes the shattering consequences of putting scripture into practice. Jesus met opposition when He advocated for social justice two millennia ago...and nothing has changed. Or has it?



     

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Teaching What It Takes

    Teaching What It Takes

    Co-hosts David M. Conley and Chris Thurber reflect on lessons learned from their first ten guests. From public servants to students, ministers to movement organizers, the discussions have been illuminating, controversial, and raggedy. But what have David and Chris learned?



     

    • 1 hr 11 min

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