That Made All the Difference
Vincent Beckman, Restaurateur and Worker Advocate

Vincent Beckman, Restaurateur and Worker Advocate

July 26, 2021

What if embracing your roots led you to your passion? Vincent Beckman, worker advocate and founder of the Chicago restaurant Tanta, sat down to discuss rediscovering his Peruvian heritage through food. When the pandemic hit, his work with the Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project became more essential than ever.

Arian Simone, Fearless Fund Cofounder

Arian Simone, Fearless Fund Cofounder

July 19, 2021

What if your fearlessness gave others the courage to succeed? Arian Simone, cofounder of the Fearless Fund, a venture capital fund built by women of color for women of color, spoke about her background as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. When Arian turned to investing, she saw the potential in women who look like her – and she was right.

Connie Chung Joe, CEO of Asian Americans Advancing Justice LA

Connie Chung Joe, CEO of Asian Americans Advancing Justice LA

July 12, 2021

What if you could put an end to harmful stereotypes? Connie Chung Joe discusses her background and career spent fighting for equality. As a global pandemic combined with long-standing prejudices, she worked even harder to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and help bridge other communities of color.

Yvonne Orji, Actor, Comedian and Author

Yvonne Orji, Actor, Comedian and Author

July 6, 2021

What if comedy brought communities together? Yvonne Orji has a background that's as unique as her acting and stand-up performances. Nigerian born, with a childhood spent growing up in America, she discusses finding her gold and breaking through by being herself.

Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian

Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian

June 28, 2021

What if finding your voice helped heal a nation? In this episode, host Alicia Burke sits down with Lonnie Bunch to discuss developing his passion for history and finding his calling at the Smithsonian. It's a conversation that encompasses both his journey and present-day work showcasing objects that tell the stories of African American lives.

Listen to the trailer for Season 3 of That Made All the Difference

Listen to the trailer for Season 3 of That Made All the Difference

June 18, 2021

We live in a changing world, but who's working to change it for the better? Join host & Bank of America executive Alicia Burke for a series of in-depth conversations with scholars, artists and advocates like Yvonne Orji, from HBO's Insecure, and Lonnie Bunch, Secretary of the Smithsonian. It's all about the moments that mattered for people who are working for equality.​

Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy of Patagonia

Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy of Patagonia

September 21, 2020

Vincent Stanley joins “That Made All the Difference” to share why the company, its founders and its employees are guided by one mission: ‘protecting our home planet’. Also, he shares the secret to changing people’s minds and the profound, yet underestimated power of a small group of dedicated people.

Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League

Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League

September 14, 2020

Civil rights leader Marc Morial comes to ‘That Made All the Difference’ to discuss his time as mayor of New Orleans, today’s challenges, and what it will take to build a more just, equitable and inclusive society.

Janet Murguía, President and CEO of UnidosUS

Janet Murguía, President and CEO of UnidosUS

August 3, 2020

Civil rights activist Janet Murguía joins ‘That Made All the Difference’ to discuss her upbringing as the daughter of immigrant parents and how that experience informs her life’s work advocating for Hispanic/Latino civil rights and battling systemic inequality.

Ken Burns, Filmmaker, Returns

Ken Burns, Filmmaker, Returns

July 27, 2020

Filmmaker Ken Burns returns to "That Made All the Difference" to reflect on the past few months, and talk about why he believes that society has an opportunity to turn this 'completely unique moment' in history into meaningful and positive change.