Voices that Inspire

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Pictured: Jamil Drake

Listen: Week of September 22, 2022

Jamil Drake - Ideally, the classroom should be a model for society, where we can work through our differences.

Jamil Drake is an assistant professor of African American religious history at Yale Divinity School. He’s also a former Florida State University professor who lent his expertise as a content advisor to WFSU’s original podcast, 'Not So Black And White: A community’s divided history.' He explains to us that early on, he recognized religion’s inherent power. He believes that religion can be used to both oppress and uplift; it serves as a mirror to reflect the changing climate of society.

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