Durham is a city in which many polarized perspectives meet. Here, a Friday evening public talk on Radical Dharma is followed by a weekend workshop on Embodied Race & Power Awareness, Rev. angel’s signature training in which race&power meets the dharma and lands in the body. “Through practices of centering, contextualization, conversation and community, we […]
Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo williams discuss the challenges of being teachers of color in predominantly white communities. Read their conversation in the Winter 2014 issue of Buddhadharma.
By the time this article reaches you, I will have been empowered as an independent teacher in the Zen tradition through a ceremony and process called dharma transmission. While Zen has flourished in the West long enough to bear witness to the passing of pioneering teachers who have, in turn, seeded a substantial network of […]
Just three days after the New York Post’s brazenly racist cartoon managed to slip past all editorial checkpoints to subtly (or grossly) depict the nation’s first Black president as a rabid chimp gunned down by NY’s finest, the online Opinion section of NYTimes ran an article on race.