In the News

September 2014: “A Healing Journey” – Sharon and Tom were interviewed by Dan Holly for this feature in Diversity MBA Magazine in advance of their appearance at the Diversity MBA Annual Leadership Conference.

August 9, 2014: Macon to welcome community historian appeared in Mississippi’s The Dispatch in advance of Sharon’s visit with the Noxubee County Historical Society Tuesday on August 19, and her presentation at the Main Street Macon Welcome Center on August 20.

April 5, 2014: Tom was interviewed about his and Sharon’s Gather at the Table journey for C-Span’s “Cities Tour” focus on Bend, Oregon (Tom’s home town), which aired on Book TV.

February 6, 2014: In advance of a three-day residency at Jamestown Community College in New York, Sharon and Tom were interviewed by Dusten Rader of The Post-Journal for History & Healing: JCC To Host Residency On Slavery.

September 30, 2013: Sharon and Tom interviewed by Sharon E. Davis on the Voice America radio program “A Safe Place to Talk About Race” – How They Pushed Through Racial Pain and Trauma.

August 20, 2013Gather at the Table called “brave and compelling” in the Fall 2013 issue of YES! Magazine. Read L

July 19, 2013, Gather at the Table wins Phillis Wheatley Book Award for Best Nonfiction/Memoir & Biography!

April 15, 2013, Sharon and Tom interviewed on NPR’s Prime Time Radio by host Mike Cuthbert.

February 14, 2013, “Coming to the Table to Address America’s Racial Divide“, an excerpt from Gather at the Table in Utne Reader.

January 23, 2013, “Coming to Grips with Racial Divides“, article by Lou Fancher in the San Jose Mercury News

January 23, 2013, Part 2 of Tom & Sharon’s interview on “Uprising” on KPFK/Pacifica Radio in Los Angeles. You can listen to our interview with Sonali Kolhatkar here, or watch it on YouTube here.

January 22, 2013, “Uprising” on KPFK/Pacifica Radio in Los Angeles, California. Listen here to Sharon’s and Tom’s interview with Sonali Kolhatkar. You can also watch this interview on YouTube here.

January 18, 2013, “Up Front” on KPFA/Pacifica Radio in Berkeley, California. Listen here to Sharon’s & Tom’s interview with Brian Edwards-Tiekert. The Gather at the Table segment comprises the last half of this hour-long program.

January 10, 2013, “Legacy of slavery, racism focus of presentation“, article by Richard Miller and Bev Makhani in Washington State University News.

January 7, 2013, “Weekday” on KUOW, Seattle’s NPR station. Listen here to Sharon’s and Tom’s interview with Steve Scher. From our perspective, one of the best interview experiences we’ve had.

December 25, 2012, “Tell Me More” on NPR. Listen here as guest host Celeste Headlee interviews Sharon and Tom about their journey and Gather at the Table.

November 9, 2012, WMUK 102.1 FM. Listen here to Sharon and Tom being interviewed in advance of three days of workshops, school visits, and presentations in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

November 8, 2012, Radio in Black and White, WPPR-AM. Listen here to Sharon and Tom being interviewed by Rick Wilson and Skot Welch in advance of two days of working with churches and at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

October 21, 2012, the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC. Tom and Sharon were interviewed over the course of two full segments. Watch Part One here, and Part Two here.

October 16, 2012, Alabama.com: Read Sharon’s story about slaveholder John Marrast (who owned Sharon’s great grandparents) here.

October 14, 2012, The Dyana Williams Show on WRNB in Philadelphia. Sharon and Tom will be in Philadelphia at Cliveden House on Thursday, October 18. Listen here.

October 14, 2012, Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church. Sharon and Tom delivered today’s sermon. Listen to the podcast here.

October 8, 2012, The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC, New York’s flagship public radio station. Sharon and Tom were interviewed for a segment titled “Slavery’s Legacy.” Listen here.

September 10, 2012, first joint interview by Sharon and Tom on “Research at the National Archives & Beyond.” Blog Talk Radio program hosted by Bernice Bennett. This interview attracted the most listeners (live and archived) to date for this program; in excess of 10,000 the first week. Listen here.

Fall 2012, Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2012, (Front Matter), Chapter 1 excerpt from “Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade

August 2, 2012, Kirkus Reviews magazine, “An instructive journey of reconciliation

Summer 2012, Oklahoma Humanities magazine, “Making Peace with the Past

 

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