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Baldwin Was Right is a weekly show that focuses on Black culture and current events in America that impact Black folk. Hosted by award winning, best selling author, Dr. Carey Yazeed, the show has listeners across the United States, Barbados, Nigeria, and Egypt. For advertising opportunities please email drcareyyazeed@gmail.com.
 
The Vital Voices Podcast highlights women leaders and change-makers from around the world. Hosted by Vital Voices President and CEO, Alyse Nelson, the Vital Voices Podcast provides a space for extraordinary women to be heard. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.VitalVoices.org. Follow us on Twitter (@VitalVoices), Instagram (@VitalVoices) and like us on Facebook (facebook.com/VitalVoices)! You can also donate to Vital Voices by texting VITAL to 41444.
 
Free to Think features conversation with interesting, thoughtful, and inspiring individuals whose research, teaching, or expression falls at the always sensitive intersection of power and ideas. We'll be speaking with those who have the courage to seek truth and speak truth, often at great risk, as well as with those who support them and share their stories. Free to Think is a podcast presented by Scholars at Risk, where we celebrate people with the courage to think, question, and share idea ...
 
Earth We Can Do This is a globally focused podcast that explores global, personal and interpersonal issues that affect each person and Planet Earth. Changing Planet Earth and our collective lives for the better is something we can achieve right now! We are not doomed at all - but in fact have the potential to make this a wonderful, beautiful, loving place in the Universe. We CAN make this a better world, with more love, more compassion, and more intelligence. Host Paul W. Slusher, Founder an ...
 
Connecting the Community to the Disabled World Did you know nearly one out of six people have a disability? ​ The Blaisin’ Access show highlights disability issues, programs/services, and showing disabled people can succeed in an able-bodied world. ​ The host, Blaise Bryant, has been completely blind since birth. He has defeated the social stereotype by achieving a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, working full-time, and an active disability rights activist in the community.
 
A weekly show exploring the rich and vibrant facets of the India-Canada relationship. Join Annie Dubé, the Consul General of Canada in Mumbai as she meets and chats with a diverse set of people from both countries - delving into topics like fostering entrepreneurship in India, higher education and cross-cultural exchanges, and even high technology. Her guests include billionaires, policy makers, philanthropists, social changemakers among others, and the free ranging conversation will always ...
 
The End Trafficking project is UNICEF USA's initiative to raise awareness about child trafficking and mobilize communities to take meaningful action to help protect children. In partnership with concerned individuals and groups, the End Trafficking project aims to bring us all closer to a day when there are no exploited children. By the end of each episode you will be informed of various child trafficking issues and have specific tools to take action. For more information, please contact end ...
 
DEFIANCE is a podcast which looks at some of the most critical issues of our time, from corruption and greed to human rights and freedom. Brought to you by Peter McCormack, Defiance is a combination of in-depth interviews and multi-part deep dives into the issues which affect all of us.
 
The Rights Track podcast gets the hard facts about the human rights challenges facing the world today and aims to get our thinking about human rights on the right track. The podcast is hosted by Professor Todd Landman, a human rights scholar and champion for the advancement of human rights understanding. In Series 6 we're discussing human rights and COVID19. We are in conversation with leading advocates and scholars as we look to learn if and how human rights are under threat as a result of ...
 
Democracy and the rule of law are coming under growing strain , while those who stand up to abuses of power and human rights violations face intimidations and physical attacks. Governments shamelessly mobilise institutions, state-controlled media, as well as organised right-wing groups, to silence and suppress their struggle for freedom. Against the odds, Human Rights Defenders continue their fight and this podcast series aims to relay their voices to the wider world. From activists to acade ...
 
This is really just me sitting in a room talking into a microphone from time to time. The subject is Latin America, the region I've worked on for more than 20 years: its challenges—especially security and human rights challenges—and the United States' complicated relationship with it. This podcast accompanies my personal blog, and doesn't reflect the views of my employer, whose much better podcast is at https://www.wola.org/format/podcast/.
 
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Stop giving Black people holidays and instead give us resources that will help to restore our communities. This week Dr. Carey Yazeed is discussing Juneteenth in Louisiana, how a white president is leading an HBCU and the ban of critical race theory in education. Click here to grab your copy of Shut'em Down: Black Women, Racism, and Corporate Ameri…
 
Free to Think talks with Aziz Royesh, a leading advocate for primary and secondary education in Afghanistan and the founder of the Marefat High School in Kabul, which currently serves more than 3100 Afghan students, about half of whom are girls. Royesh is a former fellow at the US National Endowment for Democracy and Yale University, and a 2014 fin…
 
This week, we bring you highlights from AJC Virtual Global Forum 2021. First, in a conversation moderated by Manya Brachear Pashman, we hear from H.E. Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Hedayah, and Rabbi David Rosen, AJC Director of International Interreligious Affairs, in The Siegler Family Annual Muslim-Jewish Symposium on How Interfaith Rela…
 
Sadiqa Basiri , Founder of the Oruj Learning Center, joined host, Alyse Nelson, for a discussion on women’s rights in Afghanistan and how strong educational institutions will be crucial mechanisms to grow the next generation of Afghan leaders. Sadiqa shared how her experience of being denied the opportunity to attend medical school and living under…
 
In this podcast, Paul W. Slusher discusses The Orgasmic Meditation Company (OM) also known as OneTaste. This company claims that Orgasmic Meditation should be used to become a better person and enlightened, but at a price. Paul discusses the many sides of the company’s practice and chimes in about comments made about OM. Is OM Self-Help, or a Sex C…
 
Free to Think talks with Sarah Stroup, Faculty director of the Engaged Listening Project at Middlebury College. Created after protests and disruption of a visit to the campus by controversial scholar Charles Murray, the project aims "to create spaces for close listening and productive disagreements." Stroup is an associate professor of political sc…
 
This week on Baldwin Was Right, Dr. Carey Yazeed is discussing the execution of Ronald Green by Louisiana State Troopers, the on-air sexual harassment of Olivia Dope, Black activists missing in action, and the Elizabeth City District Attorney justifying the killing of Andrew Brown, Jr by police officers. What's really going on and have we lost cont…
 
Have American, European, and Israeli policymakers learned anything since signing the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the Iran nuclear deal? We sat down this week with AJC Jerusalem Director Avital Leibovich, AJC Transatlantic Institute Director Daniel Schwammenthal, and AJC Chief Policy and Political Affairs Officer Jason …
 
TW || Former Mexican congresswomen and life-long advocate against gender-based violence in Mexico, Adriana Hinojosa Céspedes, joined the Vital Voices Podcast with host Alyse Nelson, to discuss Mexico’s ongoing femicide crisis, the strength of women in this time of uncertainty, and the hope that is generated from small steps of progress in the fight…
 
This week, we engage Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) in conversation about the violence in Israel and Gaza and about Jewish American Heritage Month, with a special salute to another trailblazing Jewish congresswoman, Bella Abzug. Then, as Israel comes under attack from Hamas-ruled Gaza, we hear from AJC CEO David Harris on the immense challeng…
 
Visionary Entrepreneur and Co-founder of Women in Business Development Inc in Samoa, Adi Tafuna’i joined host Alyse Nelson to discuss her pioneering work revitalizing the local economy in Samoa by building female entrepreneurship using locally-sources resources and tapping into external markets. Adi and Alyse discuss the impact climate change has h…
 
Israel is under attack, with over 1,500 rockets fired from Gaza, millions of Israelis in bomb shelters, and the threat of further violence continuing in Jerusalem and throughout the country. In this week’s episode, we bring you highlights from AJC’s live Advocacy Anywhere online event with AJC Jerusalem Director Avital Leibovich and i24news Senior …
 
Free to Think talks with Marvi Sirmed, a political commentator, journalist, and human rights activist from Pakistan, about the 2021 Aurat March (Women’s March), violence against women, intersectionality, blasphemy accusations and the responsibility of social media companies. Sirmed advocates for minority rights, women’s rights and secular democracy…
 
Career diplomat and NDI Director for Women, Gender and Democracy Sandra Pepera joined host Alyse Nelson on the podcast to discuss her career building inclusive, resilient democracy. Sandra reflected on the need to focus on creating systems that push for culture change to really secure lasting impact when it comes to greater gender equity and repres…
 
In Episode 6 of Series 6, Todd is joined by Professor Aoife Nolan, to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the human rights of children. Aoife is Professor of International Human Rights Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights Law Centre in the School of Law at the University of Nottingham. In addition, she has worked with a range of civil…
 
Blaise features the 2021 American association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) 2021 Awards Gala. Then we briefly hear about the significance of the Netflix film Crip Camp receiving an Oscar nomination for the disability community. What do you think? Subscribe wherever you get podcasts. Notes go here Support Blaisin' Access Podcast by contributing…
 
Blaise chats with Denise DiNoto about the planning of the New York State Independent Living Council Disability Rights Hall of Fame. They also snuck in some Crip Camp conversation.Episode Notes Notes go here Support Blaisin' Access Podcast by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/blaisin-access-podcast…
 
This week on Baldwin Was Right Dr. Carey Yazeed is discussing the selection of William Tate IV to lead LSU as the new president as the university tries to resolve Title IX violations on the mishandling of sexual assault allegations in the athletic. Is he there to lead or is he just a distraction? Will also discuss the case of an Arkansas man cleare…
 
This week, we speak to Emi Palmor, former Director-General of Israel’s Ministry of Justice and a current member of The Oversight Board, which makes binding policy decisions on Facebook and Instagram, to discuss the board’s ruling on Facebook’s indefinite ban of former President Trump and other recent decisions. Then, leading American Jewish histori…
 
Free to Think talks with Alfred Babo about Share the Platform, a new initiative to formed by a group of practitioners and scholars from refugee and non-refugee backgrounds to “center the expertise of refugees to improve policy, programs, and practice” in a wide variety of fields. Babo is an interdisciplinary scholar in anthropology of development, …
 
This week on Baldwin Was Right we are discussing why have bones of Black kids from the Move bombing in 1985 been passed around for research without ever getting the parents permission, how Rachel Hollis reduced her housekeeper to the person who cleans her toilet, Biden's first 100 days in office, and the execution of Andrew Brown, Jr. by police in …
 
Earlier this month, six world powers reopened negotiations with Iran over the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), from which the United States withdrew in 2018. Washington Institute Director of Research Patrick Clawson, a longtime friend of American Jewish Committee, joins us to discuss the implications of th…
 
Democratic activist and economist Obiageli (Oby) Ezekwesili joined host Alyse Nelson to discuss how her leadership style has been shaped by a staunch commitment to her values and deep community engagement. Leading by example, Oby explains how she uses her power to empower community voices around her, coaching a new generation of leaders who are dri…
 
In this very expansive podcast, Paul W. Slusher discusses nearly every aspect of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). From how trauma is defined, to its effects on yourself and others and even treatment, this is a widely misunderstood “condition”. Paul even explores in detail a possible new “cure” for PTSD that will surprise you. This is everythi…
 
On April 27, 2019, in the middle of Passover, a white supremacist burst through the doors of a Chabad synagogue in Poway, California and opened fire, killing congregant Lori Gilbert-Kaye and injuring three others. As we approach the second anniversary of the shooting, we speak to Mayor Steve Vaus, a Grammy-winning country music singer, who was serv…
 
Blaise chats with Melanie Hecker, an Autistic advocate about the need to move the needle from Autism awareness to acceptance. What do you think? Subscribe wherever you get podcasts.Episode Notes Notes go here Support Blaisin' Access Podcast by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/blaisin-access-podcast…
 
This week while Black people were doing the electric slide over the Derek Chauvin verdict, Ma'Khia Bryant was shot 4 times in the chest by the police. Dr. Carey Yazeed is talking about that, plus the possibility of DC becoming a state and how Black people have not overcome having a slave mentality. To get up-to-date information from Dr. Carey Yazee…
 
Future for Us Founder and Leadership Incubator Fellow Sage Ke'alohilani Quiamno sat down with host Alyse Nelson to discuss her passion for equity and her fight to get more women of color in leadership within the modern workplace. Sage shared how dealing with her own experiences of discrimination in the workplace motivated her to put her passion for…
 
Albanians will head to the polls on Sunday (April 25th) following the 8-year, increasingly authoritarian rule of Prime Minister Edi Rama. Our guest, Albi Çela, stresses it will also be a major test for Albania’s fragile democracy, as the government introduces measures intended to pressure voters and suppress a high turnout. Against the odds, though…
 
In this new episode of Earth We Can Do This, host Paul W. Slusher discusses ADHD. What is it, what are the causes and origins, how do you know you have it, what are the symptoms in children and adults, and more. Visit our Youtube channel over at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfLKKOFsm6QQqSYQG9LOztA and make sure to leave a review on apple podcas…
 
In Episode 5 of Series 6, Todd is talking to Mahi Ramakrishnan. Mahi is a refugee rights activist and runs a non-profit organisation, Beyond Borders Malaysia, which works to promote and protect the rights of refugees and stateless persons in Malaysia. 00.00 – 02.55 Todd begins by inviting Mahi to talk about refugee issues in South-East Asia. She ex…
 
Free to Think talks with Xiyue Wang, a PhD candidate in history at Princeton University, whose research focuses on Imperial Russia, the Soviet Union, China and the late Ottoman Empire. In May 2016, Wang visited Iran to do library and archival research in Tehran. Despite prior approval of his research plan by Iranian authorities, in August he was de…
 
Author and journalist Yossi Klein Halevi joins us to talk about the wisdom of the Israeli calendar in how Israel remembers the fallen on Yom HaZikaron, followed by celebrating its independence on Yom HaAtzma’ut the very next day. Then, we’re joined by Erica Mindel, AJC’s Assistant Director of Program Development for Project Interchange, who served …
 
Outspoken Congolese radio journalist and co-founder of the South Kivu Women’s Media Association Chouchou Namegabe sat down with host Alyse Nelson to discuss Chouchou’s efforts enacting cultural change surrounding sexual assault and gender-based violence. Throughout her career, she has focused on bringing the stories of survivors to light by leverag…
 
This week on Baldwin Was Right, Dr. Carey Yazeed is discussing UNC's first Black head coach, Hubert Davis. Did he really say he's proud of his white wife and mixed kids? Can't forget the clout chasers who wanted to be the first to announce DMX's death, days before he actually died and how Karen is out here starting social justice programs so other …
 
Donna Hughes is a Professor at the University of Rhode Island (URI) in the Gender and Women's Studies Department. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence and has long conducted research on human trafficking, particularly the sexual exploitation and trafficking of women and girls. After publis…
 
Elie Wiesel walked out of Buchenwald, one of the largest concentration camps in Germany, on April 11, 1945, the same day as the late father of journalist Howard Reich, the legendary former jazz critic for The Chicago Tribune. Reich never talked to his father or mother, both survivors, about their Holocaust experiences. But in 2001 Reich’s mother be…
 
In celebration of March being Women's History Month, Blaise plays a Ted Talk from Judy Heumann who is widely considered the mother of the Disability Rights Movement. Then he pays tribute to Edith Prentice, an advocate from New York City who died on St. Patrick's Day. What do you think?Episode Notes Notes go here Support Blaisin' Access Podcast by d…
 
We begin our celebration of Autism Acceptance Month. Blaise plays a Ted Talk from Jakob Anseman, who talks about advancing Autism from awareness to acceptance. Then we hear a panel of young adults from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. What do you think?Episode Notes Notes go here Support Blaisin' Access Podcast by donating to their Tip Jar: http…
 
In Episode 4 of Series 6, Todd is in conversation with Alison Brysk, Professor of Global Governance at the University of California. Alison’s recent work has focused on the global impact of Covid-19 on human rights. In this episode, she reflects on the disproportionate impacts of the virus and explains why she believes that human rights are an inte…
 
Owner of the Amar Singh Art Gallery, Human Rights Activist and Solidarity Council Member Amar Singh, sat down with Host Alyse Nelson to discuss men’s critical role in the fight for gender equality and his work in bridging the gender gap and championing women within the art space. As an art gallerist, Amar saw the blatant lack of representation of w…
 
Free to Think talks with Asli Vatansever, a labor sociologist and author of “At the Margins of Academia: Exile, Precariousness, and Subjectivity,” which examines misconceptions and structural inequities in academic labor markets around the world, through the lens of scholars displaced from their home countries. Vatansever was among the thousands of…
 
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