Beloved Community and Beyond
Created by philosopher-theologian Josiah Royce and popularized by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the idea of “Beloved Community” is rooted in creating progress and peace through inclusivity, understanding, goodwill, nonviolent conflict resolution, and reconciliation. This panel will highlight the principle that none of us are free until all of us are free; discuss lessons learned from international movements; and share a vision for engaging the faith community in creating a global Beloved Community.
Moderator: Mark Thompson, Make it Plain
Brea Baker, Gathering for Justice
Kiratiana Freelon, Journalist
Dr. Shirley Weber, CA House of Representatives
Pastor Michael A. Walrond, Jr., Pastor, FCBC
Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener, National African American Reparations Commission