Race to Social Justice

Race to Social Justice

Race to Social Justice

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Join hosts Keva White and John Kepner as they and their guests explore the myriad social and racial challenges facing the modern world. Thank you for being part of the courageous conversation, because when it comes to combatting social injustices in America, it is not about being confrontational, it is about being conversational.
  1. June 06, 2022
    1 hr 7 min
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    Guest: Ray Solomon, "The Wisdom of Solomon" (Part II)
    Ray Solomon (Part II) shares diversity, equity and inclusion challenges he faced as dean of a law school and, from the perspective of a former president of a synagogue, his reactions to the Congregation Beth Is…
  2. May 02, 2022
    1 hr 10 min
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    Guest: Ray Solomon, "The Wisdom of Solomon" (Part I)
    Ray Solomon, a legal history scholar, recounts his early years growing up in the Mississippi delta region of Arkansas, the location of a September 19, 1919 Elaine Massacre of 200 Black people, an event which ge…
  3. April 04, 2022
    1 hr 6 min
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    Guest: Jill Meriweather, ("Kansas City Class")
    Entrepreneur and equity consultant Jill Meriweather describes how her mother’s mentoring and early church education gave her pride in being a Black woman and the inspiration to apply to Harvard and dedicate her…
  4. March 07, 2022
    1 hr 6 min
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    Guest: Eric Doherty, ("How This Cop Copes")
    Eric Doherty, a law enforcement officer from Washington State takes you with him right into the neighborhood, sharing the choices he has to make in policing, and candidly describes what “reform” should look lik…
  5. February 04, 2022
    1 hr 10 min
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    Guest: Ted & Ana McKee, ("Overcomers")
    Ana Pujols McKee, M.D., a nationally-prominent physician executive whose Puerto Rican parents cherished her as a person of color, and The Honorable Theodore (“Ted”) McKee, a Black Chief Judge of the federal Thi…
  6. January 03, 2022
    1 hr 20 min
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    Guest: Clinton Drees, ("Learning a New Alphabet")
    Clinton Drees, an active member of the Philadelphia LGBTQ community and educator, speaks candidly about how as a young man he navigated within anti-gay environments and describes the variety of, and dynamics wi…
  7. December 06, 2021
    1 hr 12 min
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    Guest: Sha "Goldie Pipes" Alheem, ("The Drumbeat of Racism")
    Sha Alheem, a/k/a “Goldie Pipes”, a singer/songwriter from Houston, describes how his rich music repertoire and varied style has: deep roots in his family; the gospel, soul, blues and rock music he heard growin…
  8. November 01, 2021
    58 min
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    Guest: Marion Biglan, ("Growing Up White")
    Marion Biglan, an executive coach, talks candidly about growing up white in the south, her work as founding executive director of Teach for America in Chicago and her transformative work teaching white people a…
  9. October 04, 2021
    57 min
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    Guest: Tim Massaquoi, ("Tackling Racism")
    Tim Massaquoi, a retired NFL player and founding social worker at KIPP High School in Camden, NJ, shares his race experiences growing in a Black environment in Newark, NJ and a White environment in Allentown, P…
  10. September 06, 2021
    58 min
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    John's Story
    In tandem with the first podcast, Mr. White digs into the race-related personal and career experiences of John Kepner, a 75-year-old retired health care executive/consultant/lawyer who, though a progressive “ch…
  11. July 28, 2021
    57 min
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    Keva's Story
    In this kick-off Race to Social Justice podcast, John Kepner, “The White Guy”, interviews Keva White, “The Black Guy”, exploring Keva’s early years in a tough Brooklyn neighborhood, the challenges of an all-whi…

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