The firing (and later reinstatement) of security guard Marlon Anderson by Madison Metropolitan School District for repeating a racial slur in an educational moment with a student has ignited a national conversation about race, racism, language, history, and context. Today on the podcast, guest host Harry Hawkins facilitates a timely round table about the n-word, […]
In celebration of Black History Month, today’s episode is about creating new Black history. Guest host Harry Hawkins is joined in the studio by local filmmakers and entrepreneurs Johnny and Marie Justice to discuss the challenges and opportunities of being artists and business-owners as people of color.
On today’s episode, guest host Harry Hawkins talks to psychology professor Markus Brauer about what behavioral science can tell us about achieving diversity and inclusion. As the director of the Brauer Group Lab, Professor Brauer researches how people’s thought processes, perceptions of others, and behaviors are affected by being members of a social group. He […]
College, trade school, work, the future. How can we help graduating high school students navigate the transition into the next phase of life? Harry Hawkins explores this issue with guests Janell Thom Schneider, counselor at Oregon High School, and Andrea Jones, multicultural student coordinator at James Madison Memorial High School. They reflect on their experiences […]
So often we read books but never hear the story behind the story. On today’s episode, guest host Harry Hawkins takes us inside the mind of two novelists: Carla DuPont and David Norman. They discuss all things books, reading, and writing, including their favorite genres, what it’s like to write fiction for a living, and […]
As the demographics of the U.S. change, many organizations are working to adjust their approach to workplace culture and equity for their employees. On today’s episode, host Harry Hawkins and guests Lindsey Johnson and Marie Stolzenburg of Nehemiah Community Development Corporation have an honest conversation about multiculturalism in the workplace and what it means to create an inclusive work […]