Category: america

Ending Period Poverty

activism, america, health, politics, society, women May 13, 2020

In this episode, I’m chatting with Nina Sarhan, Coalition Director at PERIOD, an organization fighting to end period poverty and period stigma through service, education, and advocacy.

PERIOD was founded by Nadya Okamoto and Vincent Forand in 2014.

Here’s my conversation with Nina, and links to connect with PERIOD:

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The True Cost of War

america, gen z, know, Millennials, politics, society, think April 23, 2020

In this episode, Lawrence Wingate, U.S. Army Retired Staff Sergeant breaks down how military conflicts are solved, the dynamics between The Department of Defense and the State Department, and how the US military affects the lives of young people.

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In addition to serving in the military, Lawrence served 3 administrations in The Pentagon before running for Congress.

With his military days behind him, he now serves as Chairman of Wingate Media Group, creatively changing the way we think about business and life.

Here’s our conversation, and how to connect with Lawrence:

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Beauty 4 All

activism, america, beauty, los angeles, politics, purpose April 15, 2020

In this episode, my guest Shirley Raines, founder of Beauty 2 The Streetz, schools me on the mechanisms of creating change, which she does by providing makeovers on Skid Row with her ever-growing non-profit.

Shirley started Beauty 2 The Streetz as a means to heal after losing one of her sons, who passed away at a young age. She now considers herself a mother to the hundreds that she services on Skid Row every Saturday.

Here’s my conversation with Shirley and links to support Beauty 2 The Streetz:

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The Race Card

america, politics, society, thinkpiece April 8, 2020

In this episode, I’m chatting with Saira Rao, an attorney, author, activist, and former candidate for Congress in Colorado’s 1st district.

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Saira Rao and Regina Jackson. Photo: Rebecca Stumpf

Saira is also Co-Founder of Haven Media Organization, a radical digital platform by and for women of color, and Race 2 Dinner, which holds dinners with white, liberal women to help them confront their privilege and racism.

Here’s my conversation with Saira, and how you can connect with her:

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To The Senate, and Beyond

america, fashion, podcast, politics, society March 18, 2020

In this episode, my guest Jaime Harrison and I discuss his historic Senate race, his experiences on the campaign trail, and what’s to come if he defeats the incumbent candidate and notable Trump ally, Lindsey Graham.

Prior to running for Senate, Jaime served as an aide to legendary South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn; and, in 2013, was elected the first African American chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party. 

Here’s my conversation with Jaime Harrison, and how to connect with him:

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