Malcolm Foley is special adviser to the president for equity and campus engagement at Baylor University, where he is also a Ph.D. student studying religious responses to lynching in the 19th and 20th centuries. Foley also serves as director of discipleship at Mosaic Waco.
The Most Rev. Michael Curry is presiding bishop and chief executive officer of the Episcopal Church. He is the first African American pastor to serve in the role. Arrange an interview through the Episcopal Church’s communication office.
The Rev. Don Coleman is the lead pastor of East End Fellowship, a multiracial congregation in Richmond, Virginia.
Josh Clemons is co-executive director of the One Race Movement, an Atlanta-based effort to heal racial divides in churches and in society. He is also an adjunct professor at Oral Roberts University. Arrange an interview with Clemons using the contact form on One Race’s website.
Glenn Bracey is an assistant professor of sociology and criminology at Villanova University. He is the author or co-author of several research studies on race and religion.
The Rev. Rick Armstrong is pastor of Great Redeemer Church in Arlington, Texas. In June 2020, he published an open letter to fellow Southern Baptist leaders calling on them to acknowledge and work to address systemic racism.
The Rev. Layton E. Williams is a Presbyterian pastor, writer and poet. She is the author of Holy Disunity: How What Separates Us Can Save Us. The Rev. Williams is also a communications specialist for Next Church, the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s effort to update and transform ministry work to better suit the 21st century.
Susan Leon directs Parenting Por Vida, a program offered by Neighborhood Ministries in Phoenix, Arizona. Parenting Por Vida helps pregnant women prepare for motherhood and then provides educational and spiritual support for both parents during babies’ first six months of life.
Aparna Mathur is a senior economist on the White House Council of Economic Advisers. She previously researched economic policy for the American Enterprise Institute and served as co-director of the AEI-Brookings Working Group on Paid Family Leave.