Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Lama Tsomo and Rev Deborah Johnson in an eye-opening discussion about the intersection of spirituality and the economy from five brilliant women spiritual leaders.
Rev. angel, joined by Aqeela Sherrill and Jasmine Syedullah, Ph.D., discuss the impacts of our racialized experiences and the role of radical dharma in social justice. The Racial Justice Summit, formerly known as the Summit Against Racism, is a flagship event for Pittsburgh organizers. The Summit creates opportunities for attendees to learn, connect, and act on behalf of racial justice.
In a Sunday Sermon offered at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, CA, Rev. angel shares a little-known and surprising piece of history in the 400th year anniversary of African people's being enslaved in what became the United States.
The California Vision 2020 conference offers bold leadership in designing the future we want, with savvy social change agents, wisdom teachers, and political leaders giving voice to hopeful new ideas and bold new strategies.
At the first-ever gathering of Buddhist teachers of black African descent, held at New York’s Union Theological Seminary, two panels of leading Buddhist teachers took questions about what it means to be a black Buddhist in America today.
In this in-depth interview with Emergence Magazine, Reverend angel Kyodo Williams reflects on our widespread crisis of story, the failure of institutional religions to offer a new way forward, and her philosophy of Radical Dharma—a path to individual and collective liberation.
In the face of today’s political and social unrest, is it possible to create a wise, kind, and strong human society? Rev. angel Kyodo Williams speaks about how the collective process of waking up is closely related to the truth of interdependence.
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams doesn’t like stereotypes. That’s not entirely surprising, since she also seems to enjoy shattering them. She’s a black queer woman in an American Buddhist tradition often steered by white men; a Buddhist operating in activist circles of mostly Christians and Jews; a leader of the Religious Left who doesn’t use the word “God.”
When I previously interviewed Rev. angel, for the January 2014 issue of The MOON, I was taken with several of her statements. “The only way the world is going to change the way we want it to is for us to show up in that same way,” she said. “If we want sustainability in the world, we have to live in sustainable ways. If we want peace in the world, we have to live in peaceful ways. If we want justice in the world, we have to be just in all our dealings.”
angel Kyodo williams, activist and Zen Sensei, leads an engaging dialogue on race, Buddhism and social change with the New York City Buddhist community. Part two of a two part podcast. Listen […]