Category: On the Road to DC

“When you start shaking people’s belief systems, it’s gonna cause fear. ”

On the Road to DC—Bowling Green, KY (2): Trump had been in office one week when I met with several of the teaching staff—and one student—from Southcentral Kentucky Community College. None of them voted for Trump, […]

“We’re slowly starting to wake up and say, ‘wow, this shit really happened’.”

Road to DC: Durham, NC (Part 3) — In part three of our Durham, NC conversation we hear from Atrayus, founder, president and CEO of the non-profit Movement of Youth, which serves the “educational and social […]

“There’s a story about my life that no conversation is going to change.”

Road to DC: Durham, NC (Part 2) — In part two of our Durham, NC conversation with four young men, we hear from Charles: husband, father, mentor, banking executive and Duke University graduate. Among his siblings […]

“What does an American look like?”

Road to DC: Durham, NC (Part 1) — In Durham we met with four men—Atrayus, Charles, Humberto and David—who in a wide-ranging, three-hour conversation gave us insights into worlds we have little exposure to. The […]

“The opportunity is to subdue the ideological concerns we all have.”

On the Road to DC: Philadelphia, PA — In Philadelphia we met with a lively group of middle-to-upper-class folks, many of whom had undergone the training offered by the Landmark Forum. I asked how they see the […]