648. How Mentoring Relationships Bring Races Together w/ Kwame Johnson


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He sat in jail. In and out of the hole. It was in jail that he met his father for the first time...because his father was in the cell next to his. He was 17 years old. That was Alvin's life story.

It's a story that caused Kwame Johnson to turn his life around and pushed him toward the work that he currently does as President and CEO at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.

Kwame joined us on the #FlipMyFunnel podcast for the fourth in a series of conversations about race. We talked about how mentoring relationships can bring people of different races together in life-changing ways and about why he's hopeful for the future.


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