Freedom Road Podcast
Summary: This podcast is a forum for experiences that build common understanding, common commitment and common action. It is produced each month by FreedomRoad.us, and hosted by Lisa Sharon Harper.
Host Lisa Sharon Harper welcomes guests Waltrina Middleton, Amena Brown, and Catherine Sherman to discuss how art and justice can work together
What responsibility does the church (particularly the Evangelical church) bare for the state of US public life? In this episode Lisa Sharon Harper sits down for a timely reunion with her coauthors of the book, Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith. Join Lisa as she explores the possibility of national healing through the lament and repentance of the church with guests Soong-Chan Rah, Mae Cannon, Troy Jackson.
Join us as Lisa Sharon Harper digs deep into the Pain of Patriarchy with Susan Sharkey (visual artist, #metoo /church abuse survivor) and Emily Joy (poet and co-creator of #Churchtoo).
Guests Rev. Dr. William Barber and Anisha Singh join host Lisa Sharon Harper to discuss the troubled history of Supreme Court nominations and their effects on the last half century of American struggles for justice.
Lisa Sharon Harper talks #BlackMensMagic with prolific theologian and ethicist, Dr. Reggie Williams (author of Bonhoeffer's Black Jesus). Listen in as Harper and Williams talk Black Panther, Black men fathering Black boys--and girls, decolonizing theological education and who we really are! Grab your pen and paper. You will definitely want to take notes. And this one is one to share and talk about with your friends and communities.
This month on Freedom Road, in the long shadow of heinous immigration policy, we are taking a breath and hitting pause on the cray-cray to celebrate the magic, the wisdom and the strength of Latina dragon-slayers! Come listen in as fierce theologian Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, organizer Alexia Salvatierra, community developer Lisa Trevino Cumins and advocate Jessica Cobian share with host, Lisa Sharon Harper, and all of us what they have learned about the world and how to thrive in it by #BeingLatina!
This month listen in and "Listen up!" as Lisa Sharon Harper offers this extended convo on #BlackGirlMagic! Rev. Traci Blackmon, United Church of Church Executive Minister of Justice and Local Ministries; Rev. Leslie Copeland-Tune, Director of Ecumenical Advocacy Days; and Rev. Sekinah Hamlin, Director of Faith Affairs at the Center for Responsible Lending join the panel.
This month host Lisa Sharon Harper is joined by guests, Ciara Taylor (Dream Defenders and The Poor People's Campaign), Sister Simone Campbell (Network Lobby), and Rev. Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith (Bread for the World). Four diverse women shine light on this thing we call poverty. Listen as they share their own connections to poverty and wrestle with critical questions: What is poverty? What are its roots in the U.S.? Who is impacted? And how do we end it?
In Episode 3, host Lisa Sharon Harper mines stories and lessons from and for The Movement from very special guests, Rev. C.T. Vivian (Lieutenant of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, JR who coordinated The Civil Rights Movement nationwide) and Sam Fulwood III (Columnist at ThinkProgress at Center for American Progress). #FreedomRoadPodcast
Our host Lisa Sharon Harper welcomes Philip Wolgin of Center for American Progress, Jenny Yang of World Relief, and Gabriel Salguero of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition, to discuss the current crisis in US immigration policy
Lisa Sharon Harper welcomes LaShawn Warren of Center for American Progress, Nikki Toyama-Szeto of Evangelicals for Social Action, and Belinda Bauman of Together International and One million Thumbprints, to speak about #MeToo and #SilenceIsNotSpiritual