Anand Giridharadas: Do Hateful People Deserve Forgiveness?
Anand Giridharadas spent two years researching a man who committed a string of hate crimes after 9/11. Along the way, he uncovered a striking story of mercy from an unlikely source: the man's victim.
Dylan Marron: Why Should We Speak With People Who Hate Us?
Before starting his podcast, Dylan Marron thought the only way to fight hate was to shut down opposing viewpoints. But after calling several of his trolls, he realized conversation was more effective.
Sally Kohn: What Is The Opposite Of Hate?
Political commentator Sally Kohn wanted to understand why people hate. She traveled the world tracking down stories of hatred - but along the way, discovered an uncomfortable truth about her own past.
Christian Picciolini: How Do You Unlearn Hatred?
As a teenager, Christian Picciolini joined a violent neo-Nazi group. But he began to question his hateful beliefs when strangers offered him something unexpected: compassion.
Pearl Arrendondo: How Can Mentors Push Students To Move Beyond Their Circumstances?
Pearl Arredondo grew up in East Los Angeles, the daughter of gang members. Education was her ticket out. She says young people need mentors to push them not to be victims of their own circumstances.
Victor Rios: How Can Mentors Guide Kids To Live Up To Their Full Potential?
Victor Rios had dropped out of high school. But one teacher helped him turn his life around. Today, he's a sociologist who studies youth and the factors that nurture their potential.
Regina Hartley: Why We Shouldn't Overlook The "Scrapper" With The Atypical Resume
Regina Hartley grew up a self-described scrapper, with far fewer opportunities than her peers. Now the VP of Human Resources at UPS, she says she knows the value of candidates who faced adversity.
Malika Whitley: How Can Homeless Youth Heal From Trauma And Realize Their Potential?
Malika Whitley was a straight-A student who struggled with homelessness. To cope, she turned to the arts and later founded an organization helping teens in similar situations do the same.