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I Am America
I Am America
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I Am America, presented by Tracee Ellis Ross, is a collection of audio portraits that expand our understanding of identity, the idea... more

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Episode 10: Michael Platt is Baking with Purpose

A family works together to support a young boy’s dream of becoming a baker. To learn more about Michael, visit... more

04 Apr 2023 · 34 minutes
Episode 9: Ethics in AI with Timnit Gebru, PhD

A computer scientist advocates for a more expansive and humane approach to AI. To learn more about Timnit Gebru's work,... more

28 Mar 2023 · 36 minutes
Episode 8: Identity and Disability With Conchita Hernández Legorreta

An immigrant woman finds freedom when she embraces her disability and refuses to let others define what she can and... more

21 Mar 2023 · 36 minutes
Episode 7: “Injustice in Health” with Dr. Rachel Hardeman

A new doctor questions the efficacy of race-based medicine. To learn more about Dr. Rachel Hardeman, visit https://www.rachelhardeman.com/  A transcript... more

14 Mar 2023 · 41 minutes
Episode 6: Departing the Quiet with Cole Arthur Riley

After a societal tragedy, an aspiring writer searches for community by sharing her deeply personal poetic liturgies.    To learn... more

07 Mar 2023 · 39 minutes
Episode 5: Nurturing Masculinity with Kier Gaines

Navigating the journey from boyhood to manhood with an unexpected and rewarding outcome.    To learn more about Kier Gaines,... more

28 Feb 2023 · 38 minutes
Episode 4: Black Men and Feminism Pt. 2 with Richie Reseda

A creative, young activist reclaims his identity and freedom through his exploration of Black feminism. To learn more about Richie... more

21 Feb 2023 · 34 minutes
Episode 3: Black Men and Feminism Pt. 1 with Richie Reseda

A creative, young activist finds himself without choices in a society that sees him as expendable.  To learn more about... more

14 Feb 2023 · 28 minutes
Episode 2: Designing for Justice with Deanna Van Buren

After pursuing her own personal healing journey, an architect’s passion for mindful environments leads her to focus on designing spaces... more

07 Feb 2023 · 31 minutes
Episode 1: Growing Children in Harlem with Tony Hillery

A former businessman begins to volunteer at an elementary school in Harlem where he is surprised to discover that not... more

31 Jan 2023 · 31 minutes
I Am America
Episode 10: Michael Platt is Baking with Purpose
I Am America