Fall 2020 Sounding:

What should be the religious response to the Movement for ​Black Lives in light of the US Presidential Election?


On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020, The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs hosted this Sounding focusing on one question: “What should be the religious response to the Movement for Black Lives in light of the US Presidential Election?” 

Moderator: Rev. Dr. Edward Donalson III, Director of the DMin. Program and Faculty Fellow at the Center


  • Marlon Brown, Board Member of Black Lives Matter - Seattle/King County & Racial Equity Consultant
  • Dr. Erica Martin, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs & Instructor of Hebrew Scriptures at Seattle University
  • Rev. Dr. Mark Tyler, Pastor at Mother Bethel AME Church
  • Aaron Scott, Chaplain & Organizer at Chaplains on the Harbor 


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Sounding Q&A with the Panel


A Sounding is a gathering (webinar or in-person) where we emphasize Ignatian discernment to critical issues impacting our lives. Through discernment, we agree upon transformative action and seek specific means of being catalysts for change. 

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