Rev. angel Kyodo williams joins Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas as one of the panelists on an online course on Dr. James Cone’s groundbreaking book Black Theology & Black Power. […]
Please join us for a frank conversation between Rev. angel Kyodo williams and Rev. Kosen Gregory Snyder as a part of this ongoing series on Dharma and Justice at Union Theological Seminary. […]
Rev. angel Kyodo williams will lead a meditation and discussion on “Radical Dharma: Why Your Liberation Is Bound Up With Mine” for the special Weekly Dharma Gathering at the Shambhala Meditation Center […]
The Path of True Love: Healing Ourselves, our recent mindfulness retreat for People of Color. Today, Rev. angel Kyodo Williams offers a presentation and reading based on the newly published book, Radical Dharma.
To make diversity real, says Zen teacher angel Kyodo williams, Buddhists must look deep into their own hearts. Brooklyn Zen Center executive director Greg Snyder has spoken of a mind-meld […]
I’m a New Yorker. I lived in Fort Greene and had a little sitting group, an offshoot of my main practice home of Village Zendo. Not in the sense of tomorrow, but I’m hopeful that the seed has been planted, that the irrelevance of the systems that continue to privilege small groups of people is laid bare now. We’re in this wonderful moment of going, “Oh, this doesn’t work. There are no winners in this.”
When Being Black came out in 2000, I was chagrined by what I had done. Being Black author angel Kyodo Williams speaks about the evolution of diversity in American Buddhism and her work to promote inclusivity in Buddhism across communities
Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo Williams discuss the challenges of being teachers of color in predominantly white communities. Read their conversation in the Winter 2014 issue of Buddhadharma.
An Interview With angel Kyodo williams Zen teacher, activist, and author of Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace angel Kyodo williams says we can […]
Because these stories are fairly random, right? I got born this time to these people in this culture in this society. And I would have been someone different had I taken up the stories of another time, another set of parents, another region, another culture, another side of the country, speaking another language. So how much really of that is you? So why don’t we start choosing the stories that we’re going to take on? Why don’t we choose the stories that most enable and empower us to meet the fullness of our role and responsibilities as the energetic force that supports life and thriving and creativity?