Jason Shelton is an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington. His research interests include religious affiliations and politics in the Black church.
Philip Schwadel is a sociology professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He studies religion and politics and recently wrote about the politics of the religious nones.
Robb Ryerse is the political organizer for Vote Common Good, an organization trying to mobilize religious people to vote in order to stop President Donald Trump’s reelection.
Steven Krueger is the president of Catholic Democrats.
This edition of ReligionLink features experts on racial reconciliation, multi-ethnic churches and racism in sacred spaces.
Jemar Tisby is a historian who studies, writes and speaks on racism in the church. He is the author of The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism.
The Rev. Albert Tate is co-founder and lead pastor of Fellowship Church, a multiethnic house of worship in Monrovia, California.
Dante Stewart is a Christian writer and speaker who often addresses racism in religious spaces. He is pursuing a master’s degree in religion at Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta.