If All the World’s a Stage, Own Your Show

What does it mean to make your own show?   Derek Lumpkins talked about the long history of African Americans in Boston—a deeply rooted, fascinating and parallel alternative to the mainstream “Paul Revere” narrative we usually hear, when he was on my show, Intercultural Spark, last Thanksgiving. A week later he was on Chris Brogan’s…

Journeys, Culture, Thanksgiving

Lynn’s parents are from Egypt, she grew up in Canada, settled in Chicago. Derek was born in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, lived 5 years in Japan, another year in London, before coming back home. What gives us roots? How does the thread of journeys through culture make us who we are right now, at…