For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne discuss religion and spirituality in the Black community. After catching up on life (00:30), they begin the conversation by discussing their own experiences in the Black church (9:50) and the history of the church as an institution for Black liberation (25:38). Next, they explore the current role of the Black church in leading progressive conversations (31:25), racial trends related to religious practice in the United States (37:15), spirituality and mental health (42:42), and atheism and agnosticism in the Black community and abroad (45:15). They close the episode by discussing the relationship between politics and religion (52:28) and whether the Black church—as an institution— should be changed or abolished (59:15).
For today’s episode, we examine the internet as a racialized space by interviewing Dr. Apryl Williams—an assistant professor in the Department of Communication & Media and the Digital Studies Institute […]