On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020, our Leader in Residence Nneka Jones Tapia interviewed comedian and author Baratunde Thurston for Chief’s Election 2020 series. The topic of the conversation was ‘How to Use Your Voice on Social Justice,’ and Baratundeauthor of How to Be Blackand host of the podcast How to Citizen, shared his perspective on the responsibility that we, as members of society, have to speak out and act against injustice. 

Below are four fast quotes that capture Baratunde’s challenge to the audience:

Baratunde’s Four Pillars of How to Citizen: Participate in society, relate to others, understand the power we have collectively, and apply that power for the good of the many, not just the few.