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Long time friends Judy Stoia (76) asks Patricia Kelly (72) about her experience being a teacher during desegregation efforts in Boston in the 1970s.
A dialogue between white sisters about anti-racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Niya Randall is an unapologetically Black mother who continues to disrupt inequities while working in social justice and education during these uncertain times. She’s one of our valued facilitators at Equitable Dinners. Here she talks about becoming aware of racism...
Michelle Pokopac is an actor and producer based in Atlanta. She is the Co-Founder of East by Southeast and committee member of IDEA ATL.
George Braucht is from Macon, GA, with 40+ years in behavioral health and criminal (un)justice fields, applying community and positive psychology to peer support services. He's a long time facilitator for Equitable Dinners. Here he talks about growing up in...
Shion Otsuka (19) talks with her older sister, Reina Otsuka (22) about how her role in the BLM movement and how her identity as an Asian American has affected this process.
Ariel Fristoe is the Artistic Director of Out of Hand Theater. She's a part of the team that creates Equitable Dinners, a program which connects people through facilitated conversations about race and racism. She talks with Adria Kitchens about pursuing...
My mother, Betsy, and I discuss racism and anti-black sentiments in news media and in 2020.
Adria Kitchens is Program Manager for Out of Hand Theater. She leads Equitable Dinners! Here she talks about her journey to awareness of racism, learning the importance of communication to find equity, the revolution in Black people empowering and taking...
My mom and I have a conversation about our own journeys with recognizing racism in American society and our transitioning to pursuing anti-racist action.
Cicely Garrett is a Black woman born and raised in Huntington, WV. She graduated from Georgetown University and The George Washington University in DC. Cicely moved to Atlanta in 2006, then worked at the Atlanta Community Food Bank, City of...
One Small Step partners Levi Gettleman (22) and Mike Korenblit (71) discuss Jewish identity, God, suffering, the Holocaust, and their perspectives on progress.
Charles Kuner (77) talks about being a white anti-racist educator in a Chicago high school during the civil rights movement.
One Small Step partners Mandakini Brophy (26) and Pearl S. (19) talk about adoption, identity, and mental health. They reflect on the lasting impacts of their childhood and religious experiences.
Everything. Anti-blackness, racism, BLM, compassion, empathy. Being raised a black woman in a wealthy, white, Southern community. A lot more.
One Small Step partners and Oklahoma City residents Janice Martin (66) and Bert Belanger (65) discuss how their lived experiences have informed their perspectives on race, gender, abortion, adoption, and faith.
Terra Gay has over 20 years of professional experience, including an extensive background in National Service leadership, training, consulting, organizational and entrepreneurial knowledge. She has a B.A. degree in African and African-American Studies from Emory University and a Certificate in...
One Small Step conversation partners Bill M. (38) and Barnard Sims (51) talk about their upbringings, their professions, and their perspectives on racial injustice in the United States.
Recorded on July 12, 2020 Joanna Yang (20) interviews Stacey Sharer (40) about growing up in the United States as a White individual, learning about systematic racism through her upbringing, her changing views of her White identity over time, contextualizing...
This interview conducted by Zoe Falk (20) in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin (Year 2020) highlights resident Lisa William's experiences and feelings about racism and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement. Lisa is a mother of three and founder of Persisters, a local...
Jill Savitt is the CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, a partner of Equitable Dinners. She believes that bringing people together, across differences, is the key to understanding and progress. Her background professionally is in contemporary...