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  • Ep. 5. The Confess Project: Mental Health & The Barber Chair

    GUEST: Lorenzo Lewis, Founder and CEO of The Confess Project

    For Lorenzo Lewis, a barber chair is more than a place to settle in for a haircut or shave. It’s a place where men and boys of color can feel safe and supported in sharing their pain and worries. Since 2016, Lewis’ Confess Project has confronted ...

    July 25, 2021

    Lorenzo Lewis
    Ep. 5: 07.25.21
  • Ep. 4. Managing Up

    GUEST: Mary Abbajay, Author, “Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss”

    It may sound counterintuitive, but do you know how to manage your boss? Conversely, if you are a boss or manager, are you open to making changes in your style so your employees can thrive? Author, ...

    July 11, 2021

    Author Mary Abbajay
    Ep. 4: 07.11.21
  • Ep. 3. National Museum of African American History and Culture

    GUEST: Lonnie Bunch, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

    As the founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Lonnie Bunch was responsible for creating a museum that started with no objects, no staff, no building – not even a location for the building. Since opening in September 2016, the museum has ...

    June 27, 2021

    Ep. 3: 06.27.21
  • Ep. 2. Strongmen: A Historian on Defeating Propaganda

    GUEST: Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Author, Strongmen: Mussolini To The Present

    Authoritarian leaders, from Benito Mussolini and Muammar Gaddafi to Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, are different in important ways. But they use similar techniques to gain and keep power, such as invoking a sense of nostalgia, assigning blame to a targeted group, demonstrating viritlity, flouting corruption laws, ...

    June 20, 2021

    Ep. 2: 06.20.21
  • Ep. 1. For The Fans: A Congressman Calls Out Political Phonies

    GUEST: Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA)

    Rep. Swalwell recently wrote an interesting article called “My Opponents Smear Me on Fox News, Then Want to Grab Dinner.” He was inspired to write it after a colleague on the other side of the aisle invited him for a meal. Before they went out, Swalwell glanced at his opponent’s Twitter ...

    June 14, 2021

    Ep. 1: 06.14.21