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First Name Basis Podcast

Jul 25, 2023

July 26, 2023, is the 33rd anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

If you’re doing the math in your head, let me give you a shortcut: That means the ADA wasn’t passed until 1990. 1990?! It took quite a while for Americans with disabilities to officially be named a protected class as neither the 1964...

Jul 18, 2023

Y’all, I’m gettin’ REAL in this episode.

We always talk about how anti-racism is a journey not a destination, and it’s so important to take time to reflect on that journey.

So in today’s episode, I’m sharing part of my journey with you! 

You may have heard of the Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture...

Jul 11, 2023

Parents of Black children are all too familiar with “The Talk.”

“The Talk” where they teach their kids not to have their hands in their pockets at a store. “The Talk” where they teach their kids how to act around police in an attempt to keep themselves safe. “The Talk” where they teach their kids about...

Jul 3, 2023

You probably learned in school all about the story of Francis Scott Key watching the “rockets red glare” and “bombs bursting in air” as a prisoner on a British warship and turning the experience into “The Star Spangled Banner.” But, in reality, there is a lot more to this story than you learned about in...