Mar 16, 2022
Welcome to Season 6. In this
inaugural episode we welcome back Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, Dean
at Christian Theological
Seminary in Indianapolis. A scholar-activist, Dr. Gunning Francis
has been featured in the PBS Documentary The Talk: Race in America
and the 2021 Sundance film,
Ferguson Rises: A Racial
In this episode, we dig into her new book, Faith After Ferguson: Resilient Leadership in Pursuit of Racial Justice. A follow up to her first book, Faith And Ferguson, Dr. Leah revisits the clergy and activists from the front lines of the Ferguson Uprising, to hear what they’ve learned in the struggle for justice and healing five years later.
We talk about what true change looks like when it comes to racial justice, and her unique perspective and experience as both a theological educator and mother of two young boys coming of age in a climate that is in a constant cycle of healing from trauma rooted in racism.