Activists Russ Terry, Lisa Hurley and Renai Ellison host the compelling show "Real Talk on Racism," now in season 2. They interview experts – business and nonprofit Leaders who are also People of Color. The guests and hosts discuss their experiences and insights and also what viewers can do to learn and become more aware of what may be happening to others.
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Real Talk on Racism: Season 2, Episode 6 | Russ Terry with Alfred Ojukwu
We're back on Wed, April 5th, with a new episode. Alfred Ojukwu co-leads the Blacks at Microsoft ERG Globally! Tune in to hear his insights on everything the Employee Resource Group does internally and in the community. "BAM" as it's called has been around for 30+ years, making it one of the 1st ERGs to form here in the US! (Premiered April 5th) Click the pic to watch
Season 1, Episode 13: Lisa with Ashanti Martin,
Activist, Anti-Influencer™️, and writer of the famous New York Times article “Black LinkedIn Is Thriving. Does LinkedIn Have a Problem With That?”
(Premiered May 11th) Click the pic to watch.
Russ Terry has been passionate about diversity since moving to NYC 16 years ago. He has a multi-cultural family too, so this mission for him is also quite personal. He’s a devoted ally to People of Color and educates audiences formally and informally on racism, anti-racism, diversity, inclusion, equity, and a lot more. Russ is proud that Real Talk on Racism was his idea and that this vision is now a reality. Feel free to connect with him on LinkedIn.
Lisa Hurley is an Anthem Award-winning activist, speaker, and writer whose work focuses on racism, neurodiversity, and destigmatizing introversion. Ms. Hurley is also the Co-Founder and Co-Host of The Introvert Sisters podcast. As a result of her activism, she has been featured and quoted in Forbes, Adweek, and Fast Company. Lisa has been honored as one of Taplio's 100 Best LinkedIn Influencers, and selected as one of pocstock’s Future of Black America Top 50 Leaders. She is also a Favikon Top 10 LinkedIn Creator in Inclusion and Diversity worldwide. Feel free to connect with her on LinkedIn.
Founder & CEO of EMBRACE LIFE Enterprises, Dr. Renai Ellison began her journey as a Life & Leadership Development Coach & Consultant nearly 15 years ago. Dr. Renai served as Interim Executive Director for a non-profit organization where she began as a Reconciliation Consultant. With certificates in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Cornell University and the University of Southern Florida (USF), Dr. Renai is passionate about centering Black and Brown voices and strengthening anti-racist work. Her dissertation is focused on A Narrative Inquiry of Black Women’s Ministry Leaders.
Nick has been involved with video for over twenty years. It's only been in the past three years that he has decided to become a Professional Videographer. Nick holds an Associates degree in Telecommunications from Mercer County Community College.
Jim Monteforte is the editor for Real Talk on Racism. He has been a filmmaker and videographer since 2010 and due to the pandemic, has gone on to train and work as a voiceover artist from his own home. He is incredibly happy to help with this show any way he can and looks forward to the vast array of guests we will be welcoming on the show in the future, as well as learning from all involved. "As an editor, I have seen each episode at least three times so I very well may be this show's number one fan."