Humanize

Humanize

It’s easy to say you believe in social justice, but engaging in honest conversations about race can be deeply uncomfortable, vulnerable, messy, and complex. Join co-hosts Courthney Russell (social entrepreneur, activist and doctor) and Emily Braucher (keynote speaker and mom) as they take on the kind of interracial dialogue needed to disrupt the current social order and create equity.

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Nov. 29, 2022

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S4E13: Being Influential In Conversation (A Deeper Dive)

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S4E4: Reparations And New Beginnings [A Deeper Dive]

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S4E3: Reclaiming Our Humanity w/ Idelette McVicker

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