On Friday, January 21 at 1:30 pm EST, join Dean Douglas as she speaks with Danté Stewart, writer and speaker on the topics of race, religion, and politics. His 2021 book Shoutin’ in the Fire: An American Epistle is a meditation on being Black and learning to love in a loveless, anti-Black world. Dean Douglas and Danté Stewart will discuss his book and his New York Times op-ed How I Learned That Jesus Is Black.
EDS at Union’s Facebook Live series Just Conversations with Kelly Brown Douglas explores the racialized inequities intrinsic to our nation and our collective responsibility to create a more just future.
These 30-minute conversations featured on the EDS at Union Facebook page will invite activists and religious, political, and thought leaders to discuss their work being champions for justice. Videos are also available on the Union YouTube Page.
About Danté Stewart
Danté Stewart is a speaker and a writer whose work has been featured in The New York Times, CNN, in The Washington Post, ESPN’s The Undefeated, Sojourners, Religion News Service, and elsewhere. He received his BA in sociology from Clemson University and is currently studying at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of Shoutin’ In The Fire: An American Epistle.