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Be the Bridge Podcast with Latasha Morrison

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LATASHA MORRISON is a best-selling and award winning author, bridge-builder, reconciler, and a compelling voice in the fight for racial justice. In 2016, she founded Be the Bridge, a non-profit organization equipping more than 1,000 sub-groups across five countries to serve as ambassadors of racial reconciliation. This podcast is another step is cultivating conversations that will hopefully lead to real change.
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In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, founder Latasha Morrison and public theologian Lisa Sharon Harper discuss the implications of America’s historical narrative gap, Lisa’s journey to discover the stories of her ancestors, and how we can build bridges from our nation’s past to become more present. “Scripture itself, particularly the biblical concept of shalom, is not about domination but rather about servanthood of the other—service, protection, and cultivation of all.” –Lisa Sharon Harper “Race as a construct was created to determine one thing on this land that we call America: Who has the divine call and the capacity to exercise dominion on this land.” –Lisa Sharon Harper “In order to understand where we are today, we have to look at where we were yesterday.” –Latasha Morrison About Lisa Lisa Sharon Harper is the founder and president of Freedom Road, a groundbreaking consulting group that crafts experiences that bring common understanding and common commitments that lead to common action toward a more just world. Lisa is a public theologian whose writing, speaking, activism and training has sparked and fed the fires of re-formation in the church from Ferguson and Charlottesville to South Africa, Brazil, Australia and Ireland. Lisa’s book, The Very Good Gospel was named 2016 “Book of the Year” and the Huffington Post identified Lisa as one of 50 Women Religious Leaders to Celebrate on International Women’s Day. Podcast link: https://podlink.to/BeTheBridge Social handles/links: Instagram: @LatashaMorrison Twitter: @LatashaMorrison Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LatashaMMorrison/ Official Hashtag: #bethebridge
In Part 2 of "How It All Began!", Latasha Morrison and Susan Seay talk about the beginning of their BTB and how Susan played a part in its formation.  To learn more about how the bridge started, purchase the Be the Bridge Book. Be the Bridge Book You can find a full transcript of this episode on our website: Be The Bridge Blog
Latasha Morrison and Jennie Allen talk about the beginning of their friendship journey. To learn more about how the bridge started, purchase the Be the Bridge Book. Be the Bridge Book You can find a full transcript of this episode on our website: Be The Bridge Blog
Interview with Don and Susan McLaughlin, and Stephen Maxwell, on Don's book "Love First: Ending Hate before It's Too Late" and how they implement BTB groups at their church. This was a recorded interview from 2018.
Interview with Matthew Horace, author of "The Black and The Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement". This was a recorded interview from 2019.
Awakening to Whiteness

Awakening to Whiteness

2020-04-2801:02:303

In this episode, Latasha Morrison speaks with pastor and author Daniel Hill about his abrupt awakening to whiteness at the age of 24 and the implications of being a white man in America. Latasha and Daniel explore the journey expressed through his book White Awake: An honest look at what it means to be white, which walks readers through seven stages of cultural awakening.
Latasha Morrison, founder of Be the Bridge, interviews activist and author Kathy Khang about practical ways to raise your voice in real life, the difference between disruption and discernment, and troublemaking for the sake of the Gospel. Kathy also explores making authentic justice-minded friends in white evangelical spaces and especially the intersection of race and gender within a ministry vocation. First published on Facebook Live - August 14, 2018 Resources mentioned: BOOK: Kathy Khang, Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up MOVIE: Warner Brothers,  Crazy Rich Asians
In this episode, Latasha Morrison interviews author Dominique Gilliard about his book Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores.
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