539: Daryl Davis | A Black Man's Odyssey in the KKK Part One

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Daryl Davis (@realdaryldavis) is a musician, author, lecturer, host of the Changing Minds podcast, and anti-racism activist featured in the documentary Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America.

What We Discuss with Daryl Davis:

  • How Daryl Davis, a black musician who was once told by a Ku Klux Klansman that he played piano "just like Jerry Lee Lewis," leveraged the encounter into a teachable moment that has led to more than 200 KKK members hanging up their robes for good.
  • Why racism was such an unfathomable concept when Daryl first experienced it as a 10-year-old Cub Scout.
  • How traveling around the world as a child with his diplomat father gave Daryl the tools he needed to sit down and relate to people vastly different from him.
  • Why Daryl considers a missed opportunity for dialogue to be a missed opportunity for conflict resolution.
  • The five values all humans have in common that Daryl uses to positively navigate (almost) any conversation.
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/539

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