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“Midwives of culture for grace and truth.” Welcome to Truth’s Table with Michelle Higgins, Christina Edmondson, and Ekemini Uwan. We are Black Christian women who love truth and seek it out wherever it leads us. We will share our perspectives on race, politics, gender, current events, and pop culture that are filtered through our Christian faith. So pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us. Learn more at TruthsTable.com

“Midwives of culture for grace and truth.” Welcome to Truth’s Table with Michelle Higgins, Christina Edmondson, and Ekemini Uwan. We are Black Christian women who love truth and seek it out wherever it leads us. We will share our perspectives on race, politics, gender, current events, and pop culture that are filtered through our Christian faith. So pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us. Learn more at TruthsTable.com
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“Midwives of culture for grace and truth.” Welcome to Truth’s Table with Michelle Higgins, Christina Edmondson, and Ekemini Uwan. We are Black Christian women who love truth and seek it out wherever it leads us. We will share our perspectives on race, politics, gender, current events, and pop culture that are filtered through our Christian faith. So pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us. Learn more at TruthsTable.com

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Episodes

Behind The Book: Gay Girl, Good God with Jackie Hill-Perry

8/17/2018
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In this episode, Christina and Ekemini are joined by Jackie Hill-Perry to talk about her new book, Gay Girl, Good God. The hosts attempt to engage Jackie’s book and her life story with an open ear and critically discerning questions. Jackie Hill Perry is a writer, poet, and artist whose work has been featured on the Washington Times, The 700 Club, Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, and other publications. Since becoming a Christian in 2008, she has been compelled to use her speaking and...

Duration:00:59:01

Truth’s Table Classroom: Would Jesus Retweet You?

8/11/2018
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In this episode, Ekemini explains what social media is, the good, the bad, and the ugly. She challenges us to examine the ways that we have gossiped and slandered others online. Additionally, she conducts a mini-Twitter autopsy on her own Twitter profile. Truth’s Table is going LIVE in Grand Rapids, MI on August 16, 2018! They will be joined by musical guests Shuree and Sharon Irving. Tickets are only $15 through August 1st. Buy early and save! Buy your tickets here:...

Duration:00:54:15

Mailbag Episode

8/4/2018
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This episode is sponsored by InterVarsity Press This episode of Truth’s Table is brought to you by InterVarsity Press, whose vision is to catalyze redemption, restoration, and revival in our divided and broken world. Follow IVP on Twitter @ivpress and visit IVP’s website at www.ivpress.com. Purchase Natasha Robinson’s book, A Sojourner’s Truth and use the code TRUTH18 to save 30% plus free shipping. This discount is available until January 1, 2019! Join Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina as...

Duration:01:05:23

BlackGirlMagic Interview: Benjamina Ebuehi

7/28/2018
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Benjamina Ebuehi is a London based baker and food stylist. She featured on the seventh series of the BBC's Great British Bake Off in which she finished as a quarter finalist and impressed the judges with her modern style and flavour combinations. She runs the food blog Carrot & Crumb where she regularly shares recipes and baking tips. She is also an ambassador for Luminary Bakery - a social enterprise working to empower and support disadvantaged women. Benjamina recently co-founded The...

Duration:00:53:29

TT _I Am NOT Your Superwoman_

7/21/2018
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In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina talk about Therese Patricia Okoumou’s courageous act of political resistance on behalf of the thousands of immigrant children who are locked in cages and separated from their children. There has been a lot of talk about Black women as “superheroes” and the women of Truth’s Table debunk that myth and show how harmful and deadly that narrative is for all Black women. Pull up a chair and have a seat at the table! Article: 'Are they going to...

Duration:00:43:22

The Kids are NOT Alright!

7/14/2018
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In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle and Christina talk about Trump’s zero tolerance immigration policy that caused the separation of over 2,000 immigrant children from their parents and locked in cages. Pull up a chair, grab your teacup because the tea they are serving is scalding hot. Truth’s Table is going LIVE in Grand Rapids, MI on August 16, 2018! They will be joined by musical guests Shuree and Sharon Irving. Tickets are only $15 through August 1st. Buy early and save! Buy your...

Duration:00:37:42

#SilenceIsNotSpiritual with Lisa Sharon Harper

7/7/2018
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In light of the #metoo and #churchtoo movement, Lisa Sharon Harper joins Christina and Ekemini at the table to discuss #SilenceIsNotSpiritual. From Ferguson to New York to Germany and South Africa Ms. Harper leads trainings and helps mobilize clergy and community leaders around shared values for the common good. A prolific speaker, writer and activist, Ms. Harper is the founder and president of FreedomRoad.us, a consulting group dedicated to shrinking the narrative gap in our nation by...

Duration:01:06:30

BlackGirlMagic: Leah Smith

6/30/2018
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From Philadelphia, singer/songwriter/musician Leah Smith bends R&B, gospel, and pop to create her smooth, signature sound. Her long awaited debut LP, Tenderheaded, soars with wit, potency, and Smith's lilting soprano that effortlessly imbues each lyric. Smith's start in professional music began in 2007. After attending the prestigious Creative and Performing Arts High School in Philadelphia, Smith toured extensively with GRAMMY award winning gospel group, Israel and New Breed. After a...

Duration:00:47:17

Black Music Month: Ruth Naomi Floyd

6/23/2018
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In this episode, Ruth Naomi Floyd takes a seat at the table with Ekemini. Ruth has been at the forefront of creating vocal jazz settings that express Christian theology for over 20 years. A vocalist and composer on the international music scene, Ruth has dedicated a discography of five compact discs explicitly dedicated to a sacred jazz expression. Blessed with a soaring mezzo-soprano voice, critics have praised Ruth’s discography for its distinctive sound of progressive ensemble jazz that...

Duration:01:04:39

Black Music Month: Seaux Chill

6/16/2018
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In this episode, Seaux Chill takes a seat at the table with Ekemini and Michelle to discuss his musical background and his approach to music. Nabil Ince, stage name Seaux Chill, is an artist originally from Columbia, MD who has been in the Chattanooga area for the past few years. Piano is his first love, playing since he was 6 years old. However, Seaux Chill also loves writing, composing, and producing music largely influenced by pillars of black music. In 2018, he graduated from Covenant...

Duration:00:44:22

Black Music Month: Xavier Omär

6/9/2018
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It’s June, which means that it’s Black Music Month! The women of Truth’s Table are kicking off their Black Music Month Series and Xavier Omär joined them at the table. How does Xavier Omär want to be remembered? As a risk taker, a classic voice, an artist who blurs musical lines and fearless dreamer. And, with these big goals, the fearless dreamer. And, with these big goals, the singer-songwriter isn't wasting any time. His debut studio album, Bonfire, released on 09/02/14, was followed by...

Duration:00:51:42

Why The Blood Matters

6/2/2018
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In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina talk about the blood of Jesus. Why the blood matters, why it is central to our Christian faith, why it still works, and why this teaching is more commonly preached about in the Black church. Pull up a chair, grab your notebook as you listen to this bloody episode. Hosts: Michelle Higgins (twitter.com/AfroRising) Christina Edmondson (twitter.com/DrCEdmondson) Ekemini Uwan (twitter.com/sista_theology) Producer: Joshua Heath...

Duration:00:39:35

Hidden in Plain Sight: Single Black Women

5/19/2018
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In this episode, Christina and Ekemini are joined by LaTasha Morrison, President and Founder of Be The Bridge and Lisa V. Fields President and Founder of The Jude 3 Project to discuss their experiences as single black women. You do not want to miss this important episode. Pull up a chair and bring your homegirls to the table as Ekemini, Lisa, and Tasha open up about this part of their lives. Follow LaTasha Morrison: Twitter: @LatashaMorrison, @beabridgebuilder Instagram: @LatashaMorrison...

Duration:01:31:29

Truth’s Couch: From Beychella to the Depths of the Sunken Place

5/12/2018
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Issa crossover episode with the Red Couch Podcast! In this episode, Propaganda and Alma invited the women of Truth’s Table to have a seat on their Red Couch. Together, the four of them discuss the current events everyone is talking about at the moment. Pull up a chair or find a comfy spot on the couch! Subscribe to the Red Couch Podcast on iTunes and everywhere else you listen to your podcasts. Follow the Red Couch Podcast on Twitter @theredcouchpod Hosts: Michelle Higgins...

Duration:00:55:37

Humor as Resistance with Anna C. Douglas

5/4/2018
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In this episode, Christina and Ekemini are joined by Anna C Douglas to discuss the power of humor. Anna is well known across the nation for her ability to make people laugh. Her love for making people laugh began at a early age while in fellowship with friends and family. The North Carolina native has made TV appearances, toured the country with some of the top internet sensations and collaborated with numerous gospel artists. She cleverly intertwines her love for God into her comedy. Pull...

Duration:00:46:34

BlackGirlMagic Interview: Dr. Joy Bradford from Therapy for Black Girls

4/28/2018
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Dr. Joy Harden Bradford is a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia and the host of the popular mental health podcast, Therapy for Black Girls. Her clinical focus is helping women recover from breakups and she is passionate about creating experiences and holding space for Black women to become the best possible versions of themselves. Her work has been featured in Bustle, Women’s Health, BuzzFeed, Teen Vogue, Essence, and O, The Oprah Magazine and she was named in Huffington Post as one...

Duration:00:37:51

Irrevocable Blackness

4/20/2018
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In this episode, Christina and Ekemini play the Black Card Revoked by Cards For All People as they discuss times that their blackness has been policed and confess when they have policed the blackness of other people. Pull up a chair and grab your teacup as they discuss the importance of upholding black dignity. Hosts: Michelle Higgins (twitter.com/AfroRising) Christina Edmondson (twitter.com/DrCEdmondson) Ekemini Uwan (twitter.com/sista_theology) Producer: Joshua Heath...

Duration:00:45:17

Pass The Table: To Our Listeners, With Love

4/14/2018
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Pass The Table: To Our Listeners, With Love by Truth's Table

Duration:00:52:29

Truth’s Table Classroom: Paul and a Polarized People

4/6/2018
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In this episode, Christina discusses the Apostle Paul’s strategies when engaging and harnessing cultural differences as well directly addressing bias that is out of step with the Gospel. Get your notebooks out and pick a sturdy desk as Christina teaches us about socio-cultural polarization and the interculturalist, the Apostle Paul. Hosts: Michelle Higgins (twitter.com/AfroRising) Christina Edmondson (twitter.com/DrCEdmondson) Ekemini Uwan (twitter.com/sista_theology) Producer: Joshua...

Duration:00:27:50

BlackGirlMagic Interview: Amena Brown

3/31/2018
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Amena Brown is a poet, speaker, author, and event host. Named one of Rejuvenate Magazine’s Top 40 under 40 Changemakers, Amena is the author of five spoken word CDs and two non-fiction books: Breaking Old Rhythms and her latest release How to Fix a Broken Record. She has performed and spoken at events across the nation such as Creativity World Forum, IF Gathering, and Chick-fil-A Leadercast, as well as touring with Gungor, Ann Voskamp and the Voices Project Historically Black College and...

Duration:00:48:56