More than Kumbaya Video Series

Race Relations

More than Kumbaya features conversations with local black leaders who reflect on aspects of race in Baton Rouge.  Each video is 20-30 minutes, allowing time for further reflection and conversation among your small group. Watch the videos in any sequence.

Follow-up questions include:

LISTEN: What did you hear? How did you feel as you listened?

REFLECT: What surprised you? What if?

ACT: What are possible actions? What are you being called to do? 

More than Kumbaya ... a video series to spark conversation

Resource: Looking for a conversation-starter for your small group? Flyer

Kumbaya Prayer: A Dawn of a New Day Flyer

Kumbaya Song: Sung by Antonio Rice video

More than Kumbaya invites us to: LISTEN - REFLECT - ACT.  Each video concludes with questions to guide your conversation.
  • Police Reform:  Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy J. Paul Jr. video (30 min.)
  • The Talk:  Coach Dawson Odums, Southern University video (16 min.)
  • Dear White Church: Rev. Herman Kelly, Bethel AME Church video (19 min.)
  • Investing in the Dis-invested: Chris Tyson, Build Baton Rouge video (24 min.)  
  • History and Racism: Dr. Charles Vincent video (24 min.)
  • Mentoring: Michael Adams, 100 Black Men video (30 min.)
  • Race & the American Dream: Rev. Mark Ellis, United Christian Faith Ministries  video (16 min.)
  • Raising Black Sons: Holy Grill Coordinator Tonia Causey & daughter Ashley Bennett video (21 min.)
  • Social Justice: Eugene Collins, NAACP-Baton Rouge video (20 min.)
  • Health Equity: Alma Stewart, Louisiana Center for Health Equity video (23 min.)

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