This week's episode is all about community: what it means to belong to one, and why it's important for us to find our people. Guests: Regina H. Boone is a photojournalist The Richmond Free Press, the newspaper her family founded and runs. Prior to that she was at The Detroit Free Press for 13 years. She's working on a book about her Japanese grandfather who was wrongfully arrested on December 7, 1941 in Virginia and never returned home to his family. Sultan Sharrief experiments with data and virtual reality. His films include Destined, Moozlum, and Bilal's Stand, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010. Learn more Find Bryce on Twitter Join our Facebook group Share your story with us Contribute to our podcast fund Support the show.
Our guests talk about fat liberation, black abundance, and all the ways they've flipped the script on what society thinks they should be based on how they look, sound and identify. Guests: Kiese Laymon is the author of the novel Long Division; a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America; and Heavy: An American Memoir. Virgie Tovar is an author and activist who speaks often about weight-based discrimination and body image. She also started the hashtag #LoseHateNotWeight Learn more Find Bryce on Twitter Join our Facebook group Share your story with us Contribute to our podcast fund Support the show.
We talk about how, when, and whether to confront people who "other" us, and the calculus that goes into that decision. Bryce Huffman talks to Austin Channing Brown, the author of I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, and Sydney James Harcourt, an actor, singer and dancer. His Broadway credits include "Lion King," "Girl From the North Country," and the original company of "Hamilton." Learn more Find Bryce on Twitter Join our Facebook group Support the show.
Host Bryce Huffman and his guests will explore identity and how to survive "otherness" with our full humanity and sanity intact. Same Same Different offers insights on how to be a better, more empathetic friend, family member, colleague, and human in the