Heron Michelle is a witch and priestess who leads a training program on modern witchcraft in Greenville, North Carolina. She has written about the millennial generation’s relationship with witchcraft.
The Rev. Sharon Risher is a spokesperson for Everytown Survivor Network and Moms Demand Gun Sense in America. Her mother, Ethel Lee Lance, died in the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston in June 2015. Use the contact form on Risher’s website to arrange an interview.
Melissa Florer-Bixler is pastor of Raleigh Mennonite Church. She writes and speaks on a number of justice issues, including gun violence. Arrange an interview through the contact form on her website.
Warren Kinghorn studies the role faith communities play in responding to mental illness. He is an associate research professor of pastoral and moral theology at Duke Divinity School and an associate professor of psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center.
The Rev. Chip Edens is rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. After his church community experienced six suicides in five years, Edens and other congregational leaders decided in 2019 to hire a wellness director.
Craig Horn is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly. He is one of the primary sponsors of a 2019 bill that would mandate Holocaust education in schools.
Michael Abramson is chairman of the North Carolina Council on the Holocaust, which provides teacher workshops aimed at improving Holocaust education. His mother was a Holocaust survivor.
David L. Odom is the executive director of leadership education at Duke Divinity School.
Pamela Winfield is an associate professor of religious studies at Elon University. She has written about the rise of nonreligious Buddhism in the U.S.