One Church was founded by slave owners, the other by former slaves. On a recent cold, wet winter night their spiritual descendants crossed the divide that separated their ancestors and came together to share a meal, to talk, and to listen to a national journalist tell the story on conversations about race in her own family. The sharing of untold stories can open doors to healing. Story by Patricia Templeton. Photos by Cindy Brown.
Michele Norris is the host of NPR’s All Things Considered and the author of The Grace of Silence.