Published on July 7, 2020 by Patricia Outlaw, Mary Moss, Calvin Bell, Thomas Beavers  
Panel Racism

Co-hosts Doug Sweeney and Kristen Padilla begin a special three-week series discussing racism and racial injustices with a panel of four African American Beeson alumni. The first episode centers on their childhood and how racism affected each of our panelists as children.

The Rev. Dr. Patricia Outlaw is the pastor of Oak Grove AME Church in Florence, Alabama, and the dean of the Nichols-Thomas-Grady Clergy Institute of the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s 9th Episcopal District.

The Rev. Dr. Mary Moss is the senior pastor of St. Alma Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, founder and executive director of Louisiana Area Women in Ministry, and director of The Southeast Regional Biblical Institute.

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Beavers is the senior pastor of New Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in the Eastlake community in Birmingham, Alabama, and oversees the New Rising Star Community Support.

The Rev. Dr. Calvin Bell is the senior pastor of Bethel Baptist Church in Bessemer, Alabama, and the resource strategist for Samford University’s Center for Congregational Resources.

The theme music is written and performed by Advent Birmingham.