Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.
From StoryCorps: Cheraton Love, who identifies as liberal, and her father-in-law, Jim White, who identifies as conservative, sit at odds on the political spectrum. Using the StoryCorps App, they recorded this conversation about how they manage to not let their differences pull their family apart.
Not In Our Town presents a portrait of a community grappling with a suspected hate crime after an African American family’s home was set on fire in Manhattan Beach, CA. Ronald and Malissia Clinton share their story about the night of the attack, their fear that the attack was racially motivated, and their reaction to the overwhelming community response of support.