43 minutes | May 17th 2018

Episode 64: I'm Still Here - An Interview with Austin Channing Brown

Thanks for checking out this episode of Art of the Sermon! Be sure to subscribe through Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, or your favorite podcast app. If you enjoy this episode, leave a review on our podcast’s page in the iTunes store. This will help others discover the show! Guest: Austin Channing Brown - Author, writer, and speaker Introduction to Austin (0:35) How and why Austin started work in racial reconciliation (3:52) Why "I'm Still Here" is a memoir (9:12) The importance and uniqueness of the voice of Black women (12:13) Helpful and unhelpful ways to lead conversations on race (16:12) Why some people of color turn down opportunities to teach or lead discussions (21:39) Natural communication takes hard work (28:58) How Austin curates her stories (31:04) Austin's growing edges (34:54) Most challenging project (37:18) Impactful communicators (38:19) Recommended resources (39:51) How to follow Austin (41:07) Reaching out to our guest @austinchanning (Twitter) @austinchanning (Instagram) @austinchanningbrown (Facebook) AustinChanning.com (Austin's website) Art of the Sermon is going on a short break and will return in Fall 2018 Connect with the Show I would love to hear what you think about the show—especially this episode. You can connect with the show and send me your feedback through the following channels: Facebook - Facebook.com/ArtOfTheSermon Twitter- Twitter.com/ArtOfTheSermon Instagram- Instagram.com/ArtOfTheSermon Comment on the Show Notes post at ArtOfTheSermon.com Art of the Sermon is a project by Dan Wunderlich of Defining Grace. Learn more at DefiningGrace.com Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in these show notes may be “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Defining Grace is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program.Links:I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing BrownDr. Brenda Salter McNeilEfrem SmithThe New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander\Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesFor colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake ShangeBrené BrownDeRay Mckesson (@deray) | TwitterBut Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women's Studies by Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull, Patricia Bell-Scott, Barbara Smith, and Brittney C. CooperDr. Maya AngelouPaul Laurence DunbarLecraeNeichelle GuidryChristena ClevelandLisa Sharon HarperRev. Traci BlackmonRenita J. WeemsJeremiah WrightRev. Dr. Otis Moss IIIBishop T. D. JakesRev. Judy Peterson2 Dope QueensAnother RoundDenzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor Of All Time Period
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