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The Well QA Podcast

Jun 28, 2022

Dr. Cornel West joins the Seattle Regional Poor People's Campaign, The Well, and the WA State PPC for a talk on King's Philosophy of Non-Violence.

This talk is in preparation of the Poor People's and Low-Wage Workers' Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls on June 16.


Dr. Cornel West is the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Chair at Union Theological Seminary. Dr. West teaches on the works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, as well as courses in Philosophy of Religion, African American Critical Thought, and a wide range of subjects. He has a passion to communicate to a vast variety of publics in order to keep alive the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. – a legacy of telling the truth and bearing witness to love and justice. Dr. West is one of our few precious public intellectuals, always calling us to our better selves. He is also a prophetic writer. Among the 33 books he has written or edited are Race Matters, Black Prophetic Fire, Democracy Matters, and The Radical King. Welcome, Brother West.

Rev. Katie M Ladd - Pastor and Director of The Well and Pastor, Queen Anne United Methodist Church

Rev. Bianca Davis-Lovelace is the Executive Director of REACH Renton and ordained United Church of Christ minister. Also, she currently serves as the Washington State Tri-Chair for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.

Bianca Davis-Lovelace earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech from Jackson State University and a Master of Arts Management degree with a focus in Nonprofit Management from Columbia College Chicago in 2010. Later, she received her Master of Divinity from Chicago Theological Seminary in May of 2013.

Since 2004, Rev. Dr. Carey Anderson has served as the Senior Minister at First AME, an historic congregation deeply in vested in Civil Rights, an investment that continues to this day. Prior to Seattle, Pastor Anderson served congregations in Kansas and Nevada. Among other certifications, he holds a substance abuse certification through the National Association for Addiction Professionals. He is currently running to represent the 30th District in the WA State Legislature, trying to take his work for justice into the halls where laws are made.

Rabbi Daniel Weiner is the Sr. Rabbi at Temple De Hirsch Sinai. Rabbi Weiner worked with other clergy to establish the WA Alliance for Gun Responsibility, is part of the first color of Rukin Fellows for 18 Doors, and has served on multiple boards of Jewish organizations. He has taught at various colleges and universities.