The moment that a snapshot of his life unexpectedly went viral, Doyin Richards was thrust into the spotlight for doing something he considers “ordinary” — loving and caring for his daughters. In this episode, Jess and Doyin jump into his journey beyond becoming a social media superstar and discuss confronting racism, living with depression, and the double standards both men and women face in parenting. You may know him as “the ultimate Mr. Mom,” but this dad is challenging traditional parenting roles and is flipping the script on fatherhood.
Soledad O’Brien is an award-winning journalist, philanthropist, and CEO of Starfish media company. From her ground-breaking coverage of race in her “Latino in America” and “Black in America” series to her Emmy-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina, Soledad strives to bring a variety of rich, authentic stories to her audiences. In this exciting episode, Jess and Soledad discuss media representation, immigration, race, and privilege, as well as proactively seeking the source of power in whatever work you do. Soledad is thinking fresh thoughts, moving herself forward while bringing everyone with her, and shaping the way our culture connects with the news and current events. Listen up, because Soledad O’Brien is telling the stories you need to hear.