In this incisive, provocative interview with Professor Brian Lowery of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Color of Change president Rashad Robinson talks power, strategy and justice. Engaging and kinetic, he discusses how the leading online racial justice organization mobilizes millions of members to challenge structural racism. Robinson invests in long-term capacities while capitalizing on flash points of opportunity. He reflects on the promise and pitfalls of online organizing and resonates with optimism about the historic possibilities of this moment of profound cultural flux.
About the Podcast
Rashad Robinson, a civil rights leader, has been president of Color of Change since 2011. Under Robinson, the online nonprofit has become the largest of its kind, mobilizing some 7.2 million members in 2020. Previously, Robinson worked with the LGBTQ advocacy group GLAAD. This podcast is part of Leadership for Society, a series of conversations hosted by Brian Lowery, senior associate dean for academic affairs at Stanford Graduate School of Business.