At the first-ever gathering of Buddhist teachers of black African descent held at New York’s Union Theological Seminary, two panels of leading Buddhist teachers took questions about what it means to be a black Buddhist in America today.
Dr. Kamilah Majied reflects her experiences at The Gathering of Buddhist Teachers of Black African Descent.
Racism festers when we don’t talk about it, says scholar Breeze Harper—even in vegan and Buddhist communities. Andrea Miller reports.
In a tense moment on a full plane, Ruth King gets a glimpse of the inner strength of equanimity.
When Zenju Earthlyn Manuel was assigned to clean the Zen temple, she felt generations of oppression rise in her. Conversing with her ancestors about what this work really meant helped her see how it could be healing.
Fourteen leading Buddhist teachers of black African descent gathered on Sunday for a conversation about dharma and what it means to be a black Buddhist in America today.
15 leading African American Buddhist teachers will hold public dialogue in New York City.
Lama Rod Owens on taking care of your own needs when you don’t see yourself represented in those around you.
Lama Rod Owens says we need to look honestly at who we are, in all our complexity. This is especially vital for those who teach the dharma.
Lilly Greenblatt talks to Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus about how race and Buddhism informed the band’s latest release.