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LATASHA MORRISON is a best-selling and award winning author, bridge-builder, reconciler, and a compelling voice in the fight for racial justice. In 2016, she founded Be the Bridge, a non-profit organization equipping more than 1,000 sub-groups across five countries to serve as ambassadors of racial reconciliation. This podcast is another step is cultivating conversations that will hopefully lead to real change.
 
#YouMatter is hosted by Noonday Collection Founder and Co-CEO Jessica Honegger. #YouMatter connects you – the Ambassador – to the Artisan, Home Office, and each other. Saying yes to building a flourishing world through your Noonday business creates real impact, and Noonday wants you to know that YOU matter. Grab your cup of tea and your headphones! Your dose of encouragement and connection is waiting for you.
 
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Description: In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, founder Latasha Morrison is joined by Stephen Satterfield, host of the critically acclaimed Netflix docuseries “High on the Hog.” Since 2007, Stephen Satterfield has spent his career redefining food and beverage as a means of organizing, activating, and educating, and is among the most prom…
 
Welcome to Episode 25 - Today Sam talks with Dr. Allissa V. Richardson. She is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School. She researches how African Americans use mobile and social media to produce innovative forms of journalism — especially in times of crisis. Dr. Richardson is the author of B…
 
Description: After playing nine years in the NFL, Sam Acho is a writer, motivational speaker, and humanitarian. He joins Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison on the podcast to share his story. They discuss his Nigerian roots, his passion for justice work, his journey with counseling, and more. Sam offers encouragement and hope with his authentici…
 
Welcome to Episode 22 -Dr. Sonny Acho is the Senior Pastor of Living Hope Bible Fellowship Church, a multicultural ministry located in North Dallas. He is also the founder and president of Living Hope Christian Ministries. A highly respect mental health professional, Dr. Acho also maintains a private practice in Dallas, where he ministers to a broa…
 
Description: In this special bonus episode that you will not want to miss, Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison talks with Dr. Claudia May. Along with being a professor and the Director of the Reconciliation Studies Program at Bethel University, Dr. May is a poet, scholar, and award-winning children's book author. She joins Latasha in this episod…
 
Description: Take a look inside the lives of two co-leaders of a Be the Bridge group in this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast hosted by founder Latasha Morrison. Latasha is joined by Andrea Middleton and Margo Yoder for an honest, revealing look into their experiences co-leading a Be the Bridge group. Together they bring us insight on the do’s …
 
Welcome to Episode 21 -Latasha Morrison is a New York Times Bestselling author of the book "Be the Bridge." Tasha has spoken across the country at events that include: IF Gathering, Justice Conference, Youth Specialties, Catalyst, Orange Conference, MOPS International and many others. In 2016 she founded Be the Bridge to inspire and equip ambassado…
 
Welcome to Episode 20 -Born in Chicago and raised on the South Side, Jennifer Maddox is the founder of Future Ties, a not-for-profit organization that provides a safe place where youth can come and experience love, support, and protection. A single mother of two African American males, and a new grandmother to a beautiful grandson, Jennifer holds m…
 
Description: In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, our founder, Latasha Morrison, has a conversation with world-renowned and multi-platinum hip-hop artist, Lecrae. His wisdom resonates throughout the interview as he shares his story from navigating predominately white spaces to his thoughts on church culture. They discuss his amazing philan…
 
Description: This is Part 2 of our “Take It to the Bridge” series with founder Latasha Morrison! Latasha is back on the other side of the mic as guest host Tandria Potts guides us through an insightful discussion on current events where the church and culture collide. Latasha brings her own perspective on hope in dark times, what keeps her steady t…
 
Welcome to Episode 16 -Chris Singleton is an author and speaker. On June 17, 2015, nine people were murdered in a race motivated mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Chris' mother Sharonda Coleman Singleton was one of those people who were killed. You can learn more about how Chris is honoring his mother's memory at Ch…
 
Description: Founder Latasha Morrison is finally back on the podcast in the first episode of the “Take It to the Bridge” series, but this time she’s on the other side of the mic! Tandria Potts returns as guest host and talks with Latasha about grief, the impact of COVID on Black and brown communities, the difference between allies and accomplices, …
 
Description If you use terminology like “colorblind” to show your racial and cultural compassion and understanding, this episode is tailored for you. Many people outside of the BIPOC communities are lost as it relates to how to communicate and implement a culture of color and cultural caring and sensitivity in such volatile times. This is the wheel…
 
Description Often, in the racial reconciliation space, progress and healing are brought about through small groups. Another effective tool in the quest for progress in this area is training. Many don’t know that corporations, non-profits, and ministries bring in our expert Be The Bridge Training Team to train their employees, volunteers, and parish…
 
Description: In this continuation of our “She’s the Bridge’' series, guest host Faitth Brooks talks with artist Morgan Harper Nichols about the intersection of Black womanhood, art, community, and passion. Morgan is a renowned digital artist, poet, new mom, and upcoming author! Listen as Morgan and Faitth dissect common stereotypes of Black women, …
 
Welcome to Episode 9 -Keith Morse spent the last 27 years of his life in prison, seven of those years in solitary confinement. He was released in December of 2020 and talks with Sam today about justice, reform, faith and second chances. ------------------------------------- Follow us on Instagram: @AthletesforJustice Order Sam Acho's book "Let the …
 
Often discussions on race in America are limited to a black and white binary. Since the rise of the Covid-19 virus, hate crimes have been on the rise against the AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) community. If you truly understand the heart and calling of the Be The Bridge organization then you understand that bridge-building doesn’t stop with…
 
Welcome to Episode 7 -Annie F. Downs is a New York Times Bestselling Author and host of the "That Sounds Fun Podcast." -Ben Higgins is a former contestant on "The Bachelor" and recently released his first book. ------------------------------------- Follow us on Instagram: @AthletesforJustice Order Sam Acho's book "Let the World See You" here. Order…
 
We’re back for a new season! In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, our Director of Programs and Innovation, Faitth Brooks, discusses the impacts of the pandemic with Debbie Stevens, a registered psychiatric nurse practitioner and close friend of our founder, Latasha Morrison, who lost her father to COVID-19 earlier this year. In this much-n…
 
Welcome to Episode 5 -Donnita Travis is Founder and Executive Director of By The Hand Club For Kids -Azariah Baker is a high school sophomore who helped start a food mart on the West Side of Chicago in the summer of 2020. ------------------------------------- Follow us on Instagram: @AthletesforJustice Order Sam Acho's book "Let the World See You" …
 
Welcome to Episode 4 -Dr. Derwin Gray is the founding and lead pastor of Transformation Church near Charlotte, NC. He was a standout football player at BYU and was selected in the 4th round of the 1993 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He has written multiple books including his latest "The Good Life: What Jesus Teaches about Finding True Happin…
 
Nandi, Andre, and Mitchell talk about the insurrection at the capital, what resisting oppression looks like. Download the Make Oppression Backfire PDF. Sign up for Andre's Hope & Hard Pills Newsletter at his website. Catch up with Andre on Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook. Nandi can found online on their Twitter and Instagram. Find Mitchell over on T…
 
Be The Bridge Podcast (Special Message) LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE Podcast link: https://podlink.to/BeTheBridgeSocial handles/links: Instagram: @LatashaMorrisonTwitter: @LatashaMorrisonFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/LatashaMMorrison/Official Hashtag: #bethebridge --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anch…
 
Welcome to the debut episode of our podcast. -Andy Mineo is a New York City-based rap and hip-hop artist. -Emmanuel Acho is a former NFL linebacker, FOX Sports Analyst and New York Times Bestselling Author ------------------------------ Resources mentioned in the podcast: Sam Acho's book "Let the World See You." Emmanuel's book "Uncomfortable Conve…
 
Description: Our Be The Bridge Podcast team curated highlights from some of our most popular Be The Bridge Podcasts of 2020. These highlights will come from our founder and podcast host Latasha Morrison, as well as from various guests. Enjoy! Host & Executive Producer - Latasha Morrison Senior Producer - Lauren C. Brown Producer, Editor & Music By …
 
Description: Our Be The Bridge Podcast team curated highlights from some of our most popular Be The Bridge Podcasts of 2020. These highlights will come from our founder and podcast host Latasha Morrison, as well as from guests Beth Moore, Jemar Tisby, and Christina Edmonson. Enjoy! Host & Executive Producer - Latasha Morrison Senior Producer - Laur…
 
Description: When it comes to Christmas Classics Jimmy Stewart’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” and “Home Alone” starring Macaulay Culkin may come to mind. With that said, movies like “The Preacher’s Wife” starring Whitney Houston and Denzel Washington or “The Last Holiday” starring Queen Latifah are often not mentioned by some. Well our founder, podcast …
 
Aric McBay is an organizer, a farmer, and author of four books. He writes and speaks about effective social movements, and has organized campaigns around prisoner justice, Indigenous solidarity, pipelines, unionization, and other causes. His newest book, Full Spectrum Resistance, is a two-volume exploration of how to build effective movements and k…
 
Description: If you’ve heard the party anthem “This Is How We Do It” then you know something about the popular artist, singer, songwriter, and producer Montell Jordan. But what you may not know is that after leaving the music industry, he became the Praise and Worship Pastor at one of the most diverse churches not just in the state of Georgia but i…
 
Note: This interview with Latasha was recorded in the fall of 2019. Latasha Morrison is a bridge-builder, reconciler, and a compelling voice in the fight for racial justice. In 2016, she founded Be the Bridge, a non-profit organization equipping more than 1,600 sub-groups across five countries to serve as ambassadors of racial reconciliation. Numer…
 
Description: In the volatile year of 2020 we’ve seen uprisings that have spurred tense feelings and emotions causing Christians to be split on issues related to social justice. But, this is also a year where athletes have used their platform in ways that are reminiscent of the civil rights era. Fists in the air are coupled with kneeling during the …
 
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