The Intersectionality of Oppression

We’re talking all about the “whites”: white fragility, white supremacy, white privilege. And all the overlays and intersections of that related to oppression. It’s a tough topic so I brought in two doctors! Dr. Marcus Robinson is a Social Innovator.  Cultural Creative. Transformative Leader, Mystic and educator. He’s led community transformation initiatives across North America…

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Igniting Innovation

See how college students and recent grads are building their ideas into something real and developing innovation skills, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a strong community along the way. Furthermore, they are igniting change and getting the money to back it up through campus innovation centers and competitions.   Key Takeaways Universities are housing innovation centers…

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AI meets DEI

Dr. Cheryl Ingram talks about what happens when you use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to benchmark Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI). The founder of Inclusology and also Diverse City LLC, “Dr. CI” is an entrepreneur, blogger, content creator and author who has dedicated her professional career top solving issues of discrimination and oppression in workplaces and educational…

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It Takes a Person

It may take a village to raise a child, but one person can support an entire village. Bruna Augusto is the President and founder of ReCivitas Institute, Institute for the Revitalization of Citizenship. She’s the coordinator of the Basic Income Startup Project at Quatinga Velho, Brazil. This  is a success story case study for how…

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Charity will Never Bust You

Marc Schulman, owner of Eli’s Cheesecake Chicago continues founder and dad Eli’s tradition of NICE as a business strategy. Marc talks about being a community partner in every sense of the word–in Chicago, with his approach to his team, and building business partnerships. Ohh…and that cheesecake! Key Takeaways Marc carries on the tradition of his…

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Appearance vs. Identity

Well before Loving, Judge Marylin Atkins, who is multi-racial and raised by African American parents, married a White Roman Catholic priest. They had two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Atkins and Catherine Marie Atkins Greenspan. Both look white and identify as multi-racial and Black.   Mother and daughters joined Intercultural Spark to talk about what it means…

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