Ep. 009 The Sikh Coalition

I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Simran Singh, who is the Senior Religious Fellow of The Sikh Coalition. We discussed what Sikhism is and how Sikhs are stereotyped in the mainstream. We also talked about religious illiteracy and how important it is to understand other faiths. My hope was to educate people and show people that different practitioners of faith can have open and honest conversations about race and religion. #ep009 #TheSikhCoalition #TransparencyReport #tt

Ep. 008 Charlottesville

Josh and I recorded this episode the Monday following the tragic events in Charlottesville, NC. Needless to say, we were frustrated, heartbroken, emotional, and gave our real reactions of what transpired. We also see this a milestone in American history and as a wake up call for activists, specifically white activists and church leaders to rise to the occasion and lead. We will not forget what happened. It's our duty to do better. #ep008 #TransparencyReport #ttrpodcast #Charl

Ep. 007 Castile v. Diamond

In our most recent episode, Professor Erika Wilson joins me to discuss the Philandro Castile verdict and how the law seems to have difference toward law enforcement when it comes to cases dealing with African American males. We also discuss the dichotomy between the Castile case vs the recent case with Justine Diamond. Lastly, we talk about what one can do when they are victim of a hate crime. #ep007 #TransparencyReport #ttrpodcast #CastilevDiamond

Ep. 006 Self-Policing White Folk

There have been a lot of racist videos circulating around social media, the majority of which have been in very public places with multiple witnesses, however I haven't seen one where a white person that is encountering this racist even intervene and stand up against racists. Why does it appear that the white community cannot self police their own? We all can certainly march in masses to show our disgust, but why not on a more intimate level where you aren't just lost in the

Ep. 005 Silence Is Not Golden

Rachel and I speak about how silence from the white majority is a problem. We touch on topics like white fragility and how to combat it. #TransparencyReport #ttrprocast #ep005 #SilenceIsNotGolden

Ep. 004 Bulletproof Black Man

Freddy and I take an depth look at the Netflix series Luke Cage and discuss how it portrayed black america in a super hero world. We also discuss black peoples casting in media, as well as the tragic death of Jordan Edwards and the problem with police brutality. #TransparencyReport #ttrprocast #podcast #ep004 #BulletproofBlackMan

Ep. 003 Reconciliation...Then A Trump Rant

Freddy and I discuss reconciliation and how if we can truly obtain it, then we go on to discuss our 45th President and his recent actions. #TransparencyReport #podcast #ttrprocast #ep003 #Reconciliation

Ep. 002 Wake Up Neo

What does it mean to be "woke"? Well I try to explain this through a story, the story is my own. This is a in depth look of a life of a minority. #TransparencyReport #podcast #ttrprocast #ep002 #WakeUpNeo

Ep. 001 The Climate of Change

I discuss with my friend Freddy on the issues of how things have changed in our nation post election, with inauguration day weeks away. How will we respond to our president-elect? #ttrprocast #podcast #ep001 #TheClimateofChange #TransparencyReport