Kami Fletcher is an associate professor of American & African American History at Albright College and the president of the Collective for Radical Death Studies.
Andi Egbert is a senior research associate at APM Research Lab. Through its ongoing Color of Coronavirus project, the research lab is analyzing the inequalities among COVID-19 deaths. Send interview requests to Kelly Reller.
Dominique DuBois Gilliard is the director of Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation for the Evangelical Covenant Church. Gilliard also wrote Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores.
Kevin Cokley is an educational psychology professor at the University of Texas at Austin who studies African American psychology. He wrote a 2019 piece titled “Why support for the death penalty is much higher among white Americans” for The Conversation.
Patricia A. Turner is a professor of world arts, culture and African American studies at UCLA. She wrote the book I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Rumor in African-American Culture.
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.
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.