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Let 'Em Speak

Let ‘Em Speak is a podcast about the risks and rewards of real talk by real people in the real world.

Your hosts are David, Christineand Bjørn.

Jul 28, 2020

Let ‘Em Speak is co-created by David Henderson, Christine Clapp, and Bjørn Stillion Southard. This episode explores their backgrounds and the perspectives they bring to the podcast project.

David Henderson is an attorney fighting to end systemic injustice. He is a former prosecutor turned civil rights lawyer at Ellwanger Law PLLC. David, who identifies as an African American male, is also a Toastmasters World Champion of public speaking.

Christine Clapp is the president of Spoken with Authority, a Washington, D.C.-based consultancy founded in 2008 that elevates the presence and expands the influence of professionals, and promotes inclusion in their organizations. Christine, who identifies as a white female, has co-authored two books on public speaking with Bjørn Stillion Southard.

Bjørn Stillion Southard is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of Debate at the University of Georgia. Bjørn, who identifies as a white male, is also a presentation coach and workshop facilitator at Spoken with Authority.