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Episode 48 (White Bodies In Harm’s Way) with Jer Swigart

Episode 48 (White Bodies In Harm’s Way) with Jer Swigart

October 21, 2020

In this episode, Corey talks with Jer Swigart of Global Immersion. Jer follows his faith tradition into harm's way for the oppressed and the marginalized, and in this episode, we hear him share his story and why he has chosen to walk that road. 

 

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Org: Global Immersion

Election Resource: Conflicted Allegiance
 
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Episode 47 (The Party of White Grievance) with William Matthews

Episode 47 (The Party of White Grievance) with William Matthews

October 13, 2020

This is a conversation with William Matthews, the filmmaker, singer, writer, and artist who was formerly on staff with Bethel in Redding, CA. 

Corey and William discuss evangelical's view of politics, God, faith, justice, and William's new short film "We Don't Give Up."

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On Twitter: @WilliamMatt22

Watch the short film here: https://t.co/qyhzyXomXC?amp=1

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On Twitter: @coreyevanmusic

On Instagram: @coreyevanleak and @existentialpodcast 

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We See Each Other (Existential Replay)

We See Each Other (Existential Replay)

October 6, 2020

This is a replay of the episode with Corey's three daughters talking about their experiences with racism as teenagers. A must-listen for parents and students alike! 

Jesus and Black People with Andre Henry ( Existential Replay)

Jesus and Black People with Andre Henry ( Existential Replay)

September 29, 2020

We're running some of our favorite episodes back. This episode with Andre Henry about the challenge of trying to hold Christianity and Black existence together is a must listen! 

Whiteness is Awful with Mike McHargue (Existential Replay)

Whiteness is Awful with Mike McHargue (Existential Replay)

September 22, 2020

This conversation is one of our favorites. Listen as Corey and Mike McHargue discuss spiral dynamics, race and equality, and mental health. 

Episode 43 (The Episode About Joy, Blaxit, Trump, and Liberation) with Tina Strawn and Jen Kinney

Episode 43 (The Episode About Joy, Blaxit, Trump, and Liberation) with Tina Strawn and Jen Kinney

September 16, 2020

This is an episode that is chock-full of goodness. Corey joined Tina and Jen of the Speaking of Racism podcast and movement to discuss how they do anti-racism work together and how to engage in anti-racism responsibly and with joy. 

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On Insta: @speakingofracism  

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Episode 42 (I’m Embarrassed To Say It, But It’s Love) with Tori Williams Douglas

Episode 42 (I’m Embarrassed To Say It, But It’s Love) with Tori Williams Douglas

September 1, 2020

We had Tori back with us to discuss the Portland uprising, social change, Atheism, and what moves her to contend for a better world!

 

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On Insta: @toriglass 

On Twitter: https://twitter.com/ToriGlass

Website/Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/toriglass

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Episode 41 (You’re Not Esther) with Erna Kim Hackett

Episode 41 (You’re Not Esther) with Erna Kim Hackett

August 25, 2020

In this episode, Corey talks to Erna Kim Hackett who is a preacher, writer, and founder of "Liberated Together" - a cohort for women of color doing justice work. 

This conversation is about whether or not the Christian faith is useful in public discourse and social interaction, justice work, and the Asian American community's role in resisting anti-blackness. 

 

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On Insta: @ernakimhackett

Support her work at https://www.liberatedtogether.com

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Episode 40 (Ceremonial Hand Washing and Anti-Black History)

Episode 40 (Ceremonial Hand Washing and Anti-Black History)

August 18, 2020

In this episode, Corey talks about ways in which history should inform our conversations about race and racism as well as the unhelpful ways we try to wash our hands of guilt. 

 

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References: 

Wealthiest countries article: https://www.workandmoney.com/s/wealthiest-countries-world-d4026086e01e4ac9

The book Corey referenced: "Sisters in the Wilderness" by Delores S. Williams

 

Episode 39 (Whiteness is a Hell of a Drug) with Myisha T Hill

Episode 39 (Whiteness is a Hell of a Drug) with Myisha T Hill

August 11, 2020

We were honored to have Myisha T Hill - (author of Check Your Privilege, speaker, activist, and writer) on the podcast to talk about privilege and how to recover from it.

 

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On Instagram: @myishathill and @ckyourprivilege  

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