• Derek Black's Journey from White Nationalism to Antiracism

    22 MAG 2024 · R. Derek Black (they/them), a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Chicago whose father was a former Grand Wizard in the Ku Klux Klan and started Stormfront, the Internet's first white supremacist website, discusses how it felt to be the heir apparent to a white nationalist movement, how they interacted with family after renouncing white nationalism, and how we can come together as a country. Derek’s new book is The Klansman’s Son: My Journey from White Nationalism to Antiracism.
    29 min. 18 sec.
  • Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah on Chain Gang All Stars and the Power of Student Voice

    10 MAG 2024 · Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, New York Times bestselling author and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University, discusses whether you can be a fan of consumer sports like the NFL and still criticize them, how we can disrupt America's systemic racism, unchecked capitalism, and mass incarceration, and why it's important to value and respect the leadership of our youth. Nana's latest book is Chain Gang All Stars.
    27 min. 33 sec.
  • How to Speak Your Mind, Unleash Talent, and Live More Fully

    24 APR 2024 · Communication, collaboration, and conflict management expert Elaine Lin Hering discusses how to create a sense of safety in the workplace or at home so that people will feel comfortable speaking up, how much conflict is healthy in an organization or a family, and how to teach our children when to speak up. Elaine's new book is Unlearning Silence: How to Speak Your Mind, Unleash Talent, and Live More Fully.
    27 min. 22 sec.
  • Kayta Apekina on Family, Identity, and Intergenerational Trauma

    11 APR 2024 · Novelist, screenwriter, and Russian translator Katya Apekina discusses what to say to our kids about the Russia-Ukraine war, what it's like trying to raise a bilingual, bicultural child, and what it feels like to leave your family behind and move to a new country. Katya's new novel is Mother Doll.
    23 min. 27 sec.
  • How to Find Balance and Reclaim Your Life

    22 MAR 2024 · Burnout management coach and TikTok star Emily Ballesteros discusses what burnout does to us, what the impacts are of not having a "third place," and how hard we really need to work. Emily's new book is The Cure for Burnout: How to Find Balance and Reclaim Your Life.
    24 min. 13 sec.
  • Washington Wine Legend Dick Boushey

    5 MAR 2024 · Iconic Washington winegrower Dick Boushey discusses how the Washington wine industry has changed over the years, what advice he would give to people who want to get into the winegrowing business, and what he's looking forward to at this year's Taste Washington March 16th and 17th at Seattle's Lumen Field Event Center. Info at https://www.tastewashington.org/
    26 min. 22 sec.
  • Jamie Peha on Washington Wine Now and in the Future

    22 FEB 2024 · Jamie Peha, Executive Director of the Auction of Washington Wines and the Host and Editor-in-Chief of Table Talk Northwest, discusses how she navigated her unique career path, how we can help our kids appreciate fine wine and good food, and how Jamie sees Washington wine evolving. The 8th Private Barrel Auction takes place on March 15th at The Winemakers Reserve in Woodinville. Info at https://auctionofwawines.org/events/private-barrel-auction
    22 min. 11 sec.
  • Prachi Gupta on the Myth of the Model Minority

    16 FEB 2024 · Award-winning journalist Prachi Gupta discusses what to do when family members become estranged, what it's like being labeled as a model minority, and what it would take for everyone in the United States to feel seen and valued for who they really are. Prachi's debut memoir is They Called Us Exceptional and Other Lies That Raised Us. She will speak at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-author-prachi-gupta-at-seattle-university-tickets-793380110267?aff=AKorman.
    24 min. 50 sec.
  • Nell Greenfieldboyce on the Science of Life

    19 GEN 2024 · National Public Radio Science Correspondent Nell Greenfieldboyce discusses what we can say to our kids to soothe their fears, what it's like being a national science correspondent for NPR, and what Nell's primary role is as a parent. Her new book is Transient and Strange: Notes on the Science of Life.
    23 min. 5 sec.
  • A History of Showbiz and the Culture Wars

    20 DIC 2023 · Kliph Nesteroff, who has been called the “premier popular historian of comedy,” by The New York Times, discusses how cultural taboos have changed over time, whether the political right is better organized than the left, and when free speech should be limited. Kliph's new book is Outrageous: A History of Showbiz and the Culture Wars.
    24 min. 40 sec.

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