Dr. Crystal Kwok

Documentary film “Blurring the Color Line: Chinese in the Segregated South”

Dr. Crystal Kwok: Examining the Complexity of African American and Chinese Relations This month “The Empowerment Zone” is celebrating Asian American Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AANHPI) by featuring Dr. Crystal Kwok and her documentary film “Blurring the Color Line: Chinese in the Segregated South.” Join the conversation as Ramona talks to Dr. Kwok about […]

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Gloria Neal

How DEI&A and ESG contribute to the bottom line

Gloria Neal: Empowering Companies to Maximize their ROI through DEI&A and ESG Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEI&A) are buzz words these days, but how many companies really understand what it means to embrace DEI&A? Join Ramona today as she has a very candid conversation with Gloria Neal about why DEI&A is vital for any […]

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Dr. Mara Perez

The Importance of Philanthropy within the Black and Brown Communities

Dr. Mara Perez: Invest in Your Community Dr. Mara Perez, Founder and Principal of Latino Futures, discusses the importance of Latinos and African Americans engaging in philanthropy—both as donors and as professionals. According to Dr. Perez, the Black and Brown communities must become more involved in the philanthropic sector on multiple levels to ensure the […]

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Nedra Deadwyler

Heritage preservation in the midst of gentrification

Nedra Deadwyler: How to maintain culture and community despite change Are you in a community that is being disrupted and/or destroyed by gentrification? If so, are you interested in preserving the history and culture of your community despite these changes? In this episode Ramona talks to Nedra Deadwyler about the need for communities to protect […]

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Richard J. Martinez

How can leaders operate as healers and uniters?

Richard Martinez: Transforming Minds and Actions through Messaging Current leadership in the United States has the dual challenge of unifying the communities they serve and ending systemic racism within their spheres of influence—no small feat. Today Ramona talks with leadership development trainer Richard Martinez, who explains the importance of communication and messaging in leading social […]

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Regina Jackson

How can white women dismantle white supremacy?

Regina Jackson: Host of Race2Dinner, conversations on racism How many of us have participated in conversations that explore how white women uphold white supremacy? Join Ramona in her conversation with Regina Jackson as Regina shares how she has found a creative way to have challenging yet hopeful conversations around racism, systems of oppression, and white […]

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Nick Taliaferro

What is the role, relevance and future of the Black Church?

Nick Taliaferro: Re-evaluating and Re-imagining the purpose of the Black Church The Black Church has always been the center of the African American community, but according to Nick Taliaferro, the role of the Black Church has changed. Listen to Ramona and Nick’s conversation today as Nick explains the societal factors that have influenced this change […]

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Dr. Rebecca Lopez

The importance of diversity within the field of athletic training

Dr. Rebecca Lopez: Advancing DEIA within The National Athletic Trainers’ Association Diversity continues to be an important issue in all professions.  Listen to the conversation today as Ramona talks to Dr. Rebecca Lopez about the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NATA) efforts to improve Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) via their DEIA Task Force.  Through […]

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Dr. Lorena Chambers

Why Chicana Historians Matter

Dr. Lorena Chambers: The Chicanas Changing History Project As we continue our celebration of Women’s History Month, researcher and historian Dr. Lorena Chambers, joins me to talk about the role of history in shaping our future. Listen in as she talks about chance moments, acknowledges those who helped pave the way in her career’s trajectory, […]

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Patricia Castillo

How do you end domestic violence?

Patricia Castillo: Ending abuse through the PEACE Initiative This week on the podcast, social worker and domestic violence advocate Patricia Castillo joins me. With more than 35 years of experience under her belt, working to end violence against women and children, Patricia continues to make an impact on what is a world-wide issue. Listen as […]

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