Very Biggest Questions host Angélique Roché convenes an exciting panel for a live discussion. Guests include medical advisor Dr. Maurice Sholas, Psychology Professor at William Paterson University Dr. Amy Learmonth, and writer, activist, and Zen priest Reverend angel Kyodo Williams.
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.
Who’s Your Daddy is Arisa White's debut poetic memoir for which, with funding from the Center for Cultural Innovation in Los Angeles, she was able to go to Guyana, South America, to meet her father after 30-plus years of estrangement. With this same artist grant, White was able to offer community workshops for people to write letters to their own absent fathers, and some of those letters became centos in the collection.
Rev. angel spoke on Day 8’s topic ‘Push’ in response to the framing question “When is it time to breathe and rest, and when is it time to push for myself and others?” Subscribe to listen to the full talk and the complete ten-day People’s Inauguration programming.
The Embodied Social Justice Summit, a four-day empowerment series, opened space for leaders to share explorations on activism, social justice, and embodied practices. Rev. angel speaks on how Embodied Justice is possible when living into an embodied life through the practices that return us to ourselves.
The Embodied Social Justice Summit is a unique opportunity to hear from some of the most impactful voices at the intersection of embodiment, somatics, and social …
“Love and justice cannot be separated.”
… ever to reach towards one another in connection, and learn tools for resilience. … Sessions will be hosted by Hollyhock Board Vice-Chair, Karen Mahon Carrington. … on the current moment and answer one-on-one questions from participants. … Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, Sensei is an author, maverick spiritual teacher, …
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams plans to enter the New Year by reflecting on the last. In this video, she shares how can set the intention to show up/Should we care for people, should we not care for people? And I think spending some time — and I mean a good amount of time — a day of silence a day of you know, at a minimum, a day in which we just turn off the news, turn off the incoming and take a kind of inventory of where we see ourselves and what have been the things that have caused upheaval for us, and where have we found ourselves out of alignment with our values.
“Unlearning the ways of the system means routing out the domination, aggression, and violence we have internalized into our own lives, which are dulling our minds and stopping our ears.”
Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams is a writer, activist, ordained Zen priest and the author of Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace, published by Viking Press in 2000, and the co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation
Love, Justice, and Responsibility … Called “the most intriguing African-American Buddhist” by Library Journal, angel Kyodo Williams has been bridging the worlds of spirit and justice since her critically acclaimed book, Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living With Fearlessness and Grace. Her book was hailed as “an act of love” by Pulitzer Prize winner Alice Walker and “a classic” by Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield.