What is the future of Black America?
This song tells the story of Daryl Davis, the Black man whose friendship led many to leave the Ku Klux Klan.
Systemic Racism – what does the data say?
Secularism is rising. But is America more religions than ever before?
What is the role of the church in addressing the racial divide?
Glenn Loury and John Wood, Jr. square off over depolarization and the wisdom of the work of Braver Angels.
“What does it mean to be whole – to see ourselves in one another, to learn how the notes of each soul create harmony from dust?”
What is White Supremacy? Maleena Lawrence and Joy Donnell Give perspective in this episode of The Braver Angels Podcast.
Braver Angles’ writers talk the cultural unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Stats and experience can lead to different views of reality. How do they impact views of race and policing?
Where does spiritual fulfillment come from in a secular age? Tara Burton looks out across the social landscape.
American social fabric is tearing apart at catastrophic speed. How did we get here and where does hope come from for the future?
Pursuing justice while speaking from empathy? Sally Kohn weighs in.
John Wood, Jr. joins Urban Specialists to talk race and healing in Dallas.
“Politically homeless,” Bridget Phetasy recounts her journey through life and the culture wars.
Art is about our experiences.
Braver Angels’ writers reconvened to talk about the handling of the allegations against Biden, reasons for the country’s continued polarization in the midst of COVID-19, and how Braver Angels should emphasize different aspects of its messaging.
Peter Yarrow of Peter Paul and Mary sings the group’s Grammy-winning hit “If I Had a Hammer” and encourages you to try your hand at singing a song that captures the spirit of Braver Angels for our songwriting contest.
Like the rest of America, Braver Angels has been touched by the COVID-19 epidemic and the national response. Some of us have been touched in very personal ways. So listen as the Braver Angels crew, including Ciaran, April, Monica and John, share their own experiences related to COVID-19, while exploring the warring attitudes of the …
How do we overcome the bitterness of American politics and change the way things are done? “Left of Bernie,” yet a consistent defender of President Trump; author, commentator and creator of the comic strip “Dilbert” Scott Adams is a fascinating or infuriating voice in the political conversation, depending on who you ask. But Scott is …
An intellectually and politically diverse band of contributors to Braver Angels Media gathered for a digital roundtable discussion and talked polarization in the age of COVID-19, whether Federalism is still relevant, and Braver Angels changing its name from Better Angels.
Independent minded cultural voices Chloe Valdary and Ken Bone weigh in on a better American future coming out of COVID-19.
Everybody seems to hate the media. But is it the problem or the solution? And is it possible that during the COVID-19 pandemic Americans are coming together after all? Ciaran O’Connor and John Wood, Jr. are joined by media figures Annafi Wahed (founder of The Flipside), Denise Nanke (talk radio show host on KYKN in …
Braver Angels Chief Marketing Officer Ciaran O’Connor delivers a Tedx Talk on the art of depolarizing communication.
Participants and observers in a Braver Angels workshop, focused on abortion, in Grants Pass, Oregon reflect on their experience and the influence of Braver Angels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWK3v_SNie8&
Employing some strategies used in couples therapy, one group’s mission since 2016 has been to try and heal the bitter divide between liberals and conservatives in the country, urging them to find common ground and avoid labels. NBC New York’s Melissa Russo reports.
Braver Angels national leader John Wood, Jr. delivers a passionate address to The Visionaries Summit in Sacramento, California on the power of personal transformation to effect social change through Martin Luther King, Jr.’s principles of non-violence.
Braver Angels president and co-founder David Blankenhorn appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal for a lengthy discussion about the organization and how to restore civility to politics.
Bret Weinstein, a key figure in the ‘Intellectual Dark Web,’ speaks with John Wood, Jr. of Braver Angels about the rising cross-partisan movement in America…
Braver Angels director of media development and national ambassador John Wood, Jr. speaks to noted economist, social commentator and host of The Glenn Show, Glenn Loury about the power of love as a social value to transform our political culture in the face of our vicious polarization.