Tag Archive for Ferguson

TWIH Episode 49: Queering the Conversation and Planting Seeds with Monica Joy Cross #blacklivesmatter #transvisibility

Monica Joy Cross joins us in this episode to talk about her experiences as a transgender Person of Color in a primarily white denomination. What do we need to do to have the conversation about race in our society? Do we need a more radical solution? How do we, both black and white, see beyond […]

The Heretic Writes: Hey White People: Denial Ain’t Just a River in Egypt

The thing about racism in America is that the vast majority of white people don’t want to admit that they’ve breathed, lived, and ate racism from the moment they came out of the womb. We have been indoctrinated by our culture, no matter how hard PBS has tried otherwise, to recognize that white-ness is superior. […]

TWIH Episode 36: Breaking Our Lenses with Xochiqetzal Duti Odinsdottir (#blacklivesmatter #pantheacon)

This week we are joined by Xochiquetzal Duti Odinsdottir. We not only talk more about the events of Pantheacon 2015, but we also talk about how the progressive movement deals with issues of race. How do we open our eyes to how racism works in our society? What is the future of racism and social […]

TWIH Episode 35: Why #BlackLivesMatter in the Pagan Community with Crystal Blanton (#pantheacon)

In this episode, we are joined by Crystal Blanton, priestess, social worker, and author, to talk about not only the events that happened at Pantheacon 2015, but also about why the discussion about racism in the Pagan community is important. We also talk about the wider issues of racism in America, and the realities of […]

TWIH Ep 25: The Spirit of Justice (#blacklivesmatter) with Rev. Malcolm Byrd

This week on the show we are joined by Reverend Malcolm Byrd to talk about the impact of the systemic issues that leads to the events in Ferguson and New York City. We discuss how the internet has changed the face of social justice and has allowed more awareness of the broken-ness of the systems…

TWIH Episode 24: Why #BlackLivesMatter with Guy S. Johnson

Guy S. Johnson joins us this week to talk about the intersections of ministry, race, gender, and why it’s important to specifically discuss why #blacklivesmatter. What do we do with a system that is broken on so many levels? How do we talk about saving the lives of people of color without addressing poverty, food…