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Race for Reconciliation and its R4R podcast is designed to provide conversations that educate and elevate. When it comes to inequality, the negative voice unfortunately is often the loudest voice. We sadly live in a world where inequality and disadvantage not only still exist, but also are overlooked and neglected by many. However, our position is that of a positive voice. A voice that patiently listens, seeks to understand, and represents kindness. A voice that compliments instead of criticizes. A voice that is proactive instead of passive.Imagine the possibilities when our differences represent our strengths, not our weaknesses. What’s possible when we are unified and truly liberated? What hangs in the balance of our decision to prove love works?Our position is to leverage all platforms and partners to educate and elevate all people.

R4R: Conversations that Educate and Elevate Karin Conlee

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Race for Reconciliation and its R4R podcast is designed to provide conversations that educate and elevate. When it comes to inequality, the negative voice unfortunately is often the loudest voice. We sadly live in a world where inequality and disadvantage not only still exist, but also are overlooked and neglected by many. However, our position is that of a positive voice. A voice that patiently listens, seeks to understand, and represents kindness. A voice that compliments instead of criticizes. A voice that is proactive instead of passive.Imagine the possibilities when our differences represent our strengths, not our weaknesses. What’s possible when we are unified and truly liberated? What hangs in the balance of our decision to prove love works?Our position is to leverage all platforms and partners to educate and elevate all people.

    An Inside Look at Law Enforcement, Part 2

    An Inside Look at Law Enforcement, Part 2

    In this podcast, hear Colonel James Kirkwood, former Memphis police officer and pastor and the Executive Director of the Memphis Christian Pastors Network, talk about why the white community needs to listen to, and believe, the stories of black people’s experiences – and then how to effect change.


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    • 25 min
    An Inside Look at Law Enforcement, Part 1

    An Inside Look at Law Enforcement, Part 1

    In this interview with Colonel James Kirkwood, former Memphis police officer and pastor and the Executive Director of the Memphis Christian Pastors Network, you’ll hear unique insight on how we can reach true reform in communities by starting with the community (police, clergy, leaders and citizens) taking ownership of whatever problem is going on. 



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    • 33 min
    Finding Unity in Our humanity (Part 2)

    Finding Unity in Our humanity (Part 2)

    2020 was a painful year for race relations. After a year of tragedies, Jen Barnes, founder of White Girl Awakening, offers ideas for what needs to happen to help the country move forward and bring unity, as opposed to more polarization and more division. Listen to the podcast to learn what you can be hopeful about from the past year and how to move forward in health. 


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    • 26 min
    Finding Unity in our Humanity Part 1

    Finding Unity in our Humanity Part 1

    Listen to the journey that Jen Barnes has taken and why she’s passionate about the conversation of racial equality. As the founder of White Girl Awakening and a ministry in Africa, and one who serves on various Boards, Barnes is a social entrepreneur who lives her life making a difference. Hear how growing up in Birmingham, Alabama and her grandfather’s influence helped shape her – and how she picked up his mantle.
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    • 24 min
    How to Help a Child Have a Brighter Future (Part 2)

    How to Help a Child Have a Brighter Future (Part 2)

    In part 2 of our chat with Karen Vogelsang, Executive Director of Arise2Read, we’re exploring how the nonprofit literacy organization is driving racial reconciliation through helping children in Memphis, TN, and beyond. Learn why its volunteers focus on helping second graders develop a foundational literacy skill called sight word fluency – and how you can get involved.


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    • 24 min
    You can Help a Child Have a Brighter Future, part 1

    You can Help a Child Have a Brighter Future, part 1

    Join as we talk to 2015 Tennessee Teacher of the Year and Executive Director of ARISE2Read, Karen Vogelsang about literacy. Learn why basic foundational skills like being able to read is often a challenge for inner city children and how you can be part of the change.


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    • 26 min

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