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Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice

Chris Stedman, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — April 21, 2021
  Simran Jeet Singh Chris Stedman is a friend. He’s an activist, a community organizer, and a writer. He’s the author of IRL – which is short for in real life – Finding Realness, Meaning, and Belonging in Our Digital Lives. He’s also the author of Faitheist, which is the first book of his that […]
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Judith Weisenfeld, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — March 24, 2021
Simran Jeet Singh: Now I want to introduce our guest for the evening, Dr. Judith Weisenfeld. She is the chair for the Department of Religion at Princeton University. Her research and teaching focus is on African American religious history, religion and race, and religion and modern American culture. She’s the author of some fantastic books: […]

Mark Charles, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — March 17, 2021
  Simran Jeet Singh: And now I’m excited to introduce our guests for today, Mark Charles, who will be sharing his stories with us in the spirit of, of lifting us all up and helping open our eyes. He has a powerful new book, which I highly recommend called: Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy […]

Omid Safi, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — March 10, 2021
Simran Jeet Singh: I’m excited to introduce our guest for today, Omid Safi, he’s a dear friend and a mentor. Dr. Safi teaches online courses on spirituality through Illuminated Courses. He makes spiritual tourists every year to Turkey, Morocco and other countries. And these trips are open to everyone from every country. He’s a professor […]

Wil Gafney, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — March 3, 2021
 Simran Jeet Singh: The Reverend Dr. Wil Gafney is a scholar, pastor, preacher, and activist. She’s a professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth Texas, where she teaches master’s and doctoral students in initial and advanced degree programs. She’s the author of Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction To The Women Of […]

Anand Venkatkrishnan, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — February 24, 2021
Simran Jeet Singh: Thank you for watching the Religion News Service series, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice.” I’m your host, Dr. Simran Jeet Singh. And this episode is part of the second season of our series, which we filmed late in 2020. The first season, which was entitled, “Becoming Less Racist,” can be viewed on […]

Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — February 17, 2021
Simran Jeet Singh: Thank you for watching the Religion News Service series, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice.” I’m your host, Dr. Simran Jeet Singh. And this episode is part of the second season of our series, which we filmed late in 2020. The first season, which was entitled, “Becoming Less Racist,” can be viewed on […]

Lisa Sharon Harper, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — February 10, 2021
Simran Jeet Singh: Thank you for watching the Religion News Service series, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice.” I’m your host, Dr. Simran Jeet Singh. And this episode is part of the second season of our series, which we filmed late in 2020. The first season, which was entitled, “Becoming Less Racist,” can be viewed on […]

Kaitlin Curtice, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — February 3, 2021
Simran Jeet Singh: Thank you for watching the Religion News Service series, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice.” I’m your host, Dr. Simran Jeet Singh. And this episode is part of the second season of our series, which we filmed late in 2020. The first season, which was entitled, “Becoming Less Racist,” can be viewed on […]

Lance Allred, “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice”

By — January 28, 2021
Simran Jeet Singh: Hi everyone. Welcome. Thank you for joining us today for our program, Anti-Racism as Spiritual Practice. It’s the first episode of our new season, and I’m so excited for what we have in store for you. It’s a real gift to be with you all. And I’m hopeful as always that our […]

Charged with 2 felonies for protesting, the Rev. Greg Drumwright is marching on

By Yonat Shimron — December 1, 2020
GRAHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Drumwright’s activism may have found his greatest impact close to home, in North Carolina’s Alamance County — a bastion of racialized policing.

Black churchgoers pine for racial progress amid white resistance

By Yonat Shimron — October 30, 2020
(RNS) — For many Black Americans, life in predominantly white and conservative regions can be isolating and lonely.

Episode Fourteen: “Becoming Less Racist: Lighting the Path to Anti-Racism” with April Reign

By Emily Churchill — July 29, 2020
Simran Jeet Singh Hi, everyone. Thanks for joining our program,” Becoming Less Racist: Lighting the Path to Anti-Racism.” I’m your host, Simran Jeet Singh, and I’m so delighted to be joined today by April Reign. She’s the creator of the hashtag #Oscarssowhite, which many of you probably remember, and she’s the founder of a new […]
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