Changing Minds #4: Kenny Walker
On today's episode of Changing Minds With @Daryldavis, Daryl is joined by saxophonist to the legendary co-founder of Rock'n'Roll, the late, great Little Richard, who passed away just 2 weeks after this interview was recorded. Kenny talks about his start in the music business, his musical influences, the incredible musicians with whom he has shared the stage, and what it was like to work with a living legend.
Changing Minds #5: Jesse Morton
Today on Changing Minds, @daryldavis is sharing a story every parent with a teenager should hear. His guest, Jesse Morton, was a college valedictorian turned leading recruiter in the United States for the Islamic extremist group Al Qaeda. After serving his time in prison, Jesse now works with law enforcement and counterintelligence to deradicalize extremists and prevent young people from joining these groups. When it’s internet time, do you know what your children are doing?
On this week's episode of Changing Minds, @daryldavis is joined by award-winning journalist Brian Karem. The two talk about Brian's journalistic code of ethics, his stints in jail after refusing to reveal the identity of a source, his experiences interviewing high profile figures, and why journalism matters.
Reformed skinhead and former member of the white power movement Arno Michaelis is @daryldavis' second guest on Changing Minds. In this episode, Arno and Daryl discuss the nature of fear and hatred, how Arno began to think differently, and his unlikely friendship and work with Pardeep Kaleka, son of one of the victims of a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek Wisconsin. Stay tuned for more episodes. Changing Minds will be uploaded to your favorite music/podcasting apps soon, we'll make sure to share those links when available. Thank you for listening!
Introducing Changing Minds, a new weekly podcast hosted by @daryldavis. @ottman, CEO and founder of Minds.com, is Daryl Davis' very first guest on Changing Minds. The two discuss how technology drives social media, trends, and society at large, as well as the importance of deradicalization of the Internet, and combating hate, racism, anti-semitism and extremism with free discourse. Stay tuned for more episodes. Changing Minds will be uploaded to your favorite music/podcasting apps soon, we'll make sure to share those links when available. Thank you for listening!