Topic: Social Issues
Through spoken word and images, Nikkita Oliver urges a reexamination of both history and the stories we tell. From the 1968 Summer Olympics to Colin Kaepernick, from Timothy McVeigh to the Blank Panther movement, she reveals fragments of truth often hidden within the bigger story. Holding a light to these distinctions, Oliver urges us to […]
When we think of power, we think of force. But is force always the best option? Negotiator and trainer Tim Dawes demonstrates the power of compassion to influence, lead, and create better outcomes in business and everyday life. Using three remarkable and true stories, Tim shows how re-imagining compassion as a practical set of skills […]
As a Chief Justice in the juvenile court system, Wesley has come to believe the system is better at sentencing people than reducing crime. He asks that we rely less on the power of the justice system, and more on human connection.
Making the case for thinking more broadly about what a marijuana user is and could possibly be.
Using a new superhero, Ms Marvel, as a parallel for the challenges of a misunderstood generation – the millennials.
Calling for meaningful education and the greatest obstacles to students of the testocracy.
There’s incredible potential of our united global society, if we open our minds, recognize and challenge narrow-minded thinking.
The intimate and therapeutic powers of storytelling for vets with post traumatic stress.
Preconceived notions of success are hurting individuality and growth in teens.
A unique and refreshing view of what it’s like to be a performer with Aspergers syndrome.
Stories encouraging people to think and act on our own convictions while we can.