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Opposite Ends: Two Pastors in Unlikely Spaces Fighting for Justice

Opposite Ends: Two Pastors in Unlikely Spaces Fighting for Justice

By Rev. Kwame
Join two pastors, as they navigate being involved in social justice movements; Social Justice as the Gospel and living out their call flipping tables towards the beloved community
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Tide is changing, there is work to be done. Welcome to Season Two of Opposite Ends!
On this episode, we speak to Talia Rodriguez who heads up Civil Engagement and addresses Food security issues on Buffalo State's campus as well as throughout the West Side of Buffalo with West Side Promise Neighborhood
October 04, 2021
Opposite Ends: Summer Break is over! Diving Right in!
Your favorite two pastors of all good things trouble are back! Catching up and digging into the issues of residential schools and what we should be doing actively, as people of humanity and faith. 
August 04, 2021
A Pentecost Movement: Does Politics belong in the Pulpit?
We warned ya'll we are troublemakers! On this episode, Pastors Miranda and Kwame catch up, discuss an issue that will make the comfortable uncomfortable, and pray for Sanniya Davis and our siblings in Palestine
May 21, 2021
New Season, Same Troublemakers: Opposite Ends is BACK-The Reveal Show
On this episode, we reunite with Pastors Kwame and Miranda, catch up with their lives and a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!
April 19, 2021
#TreasuresofDarkness A bonus episode, interviewing the awesomeness of Rev. Kelsey Brown!!
On this bonus episode in the midst of the #treasuresofdarkness African Descent devotional series we interview Kelsey Brown, pastor and freedom fighter and author of the most recent poem shared! You'll also hear life as it happens, complete with comedic interruptions and a barking dog!
February 15, 2021
#TreasuresofDarkness, Day Five: Poetry Speaks and Stirs the Soul-with Rev. Kelsey Brown
On this episode, we hear some phenom poetry from Rev. Kelsey Brown!
February 11, 2021
#TreasuresofDarkness, Day 4 and back in the rhythm-Black Women's Magick are grounded in our words
On this episode, I share the phenom words of my dear Sista friend Denise Rector on Jude 1:12-13.
February 11, 2021
#TreasuresofDarkness, Day Two although we are off schedule!
Picking up where we left off, and exploring Daniel 10:6
February 09, 2021
Day 2: Psalm 68:31, the songs of Freedom and #TreasuresofDarkness
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
In this mini-episode, Kwame shares a multiplicity of thoughts from her writings on this Psalm, from and her own blog. 
February 04, 2021
Day 1, Isaiah 45:3 of #treasuresofdarkness
In this mini episode, we focus on the verse and weave in my thoughts from now feat. Kendrick Lamar and sharing the original contribution from my brother, Lenny Duncan.
February 03, 2021
Opposite Ends presents #TreasuresofDarkness, an African Descent History month devotional
It's African Descent history month, and Pastor Kwame shares each day, a mini podcast episode based on her original devotional
February 01, 2021
Opposite Ends: A convo with my Sis Tuhina
On this episode, Pastor Kwame interviews her other Sis, Rev. Tuhina Rasche and chimes in about hot dogs at gas station and all things donuts
November 02, 2020
Opposite Ends and White Folks Work!
This episode, we talk with the Rev. Anne Dunlap who, in her own words: "I've been doing justice work what seems like my whole life (I wrote my first protest letter when I was 10).  Nurtured into faith-rooted organizing in the Central America solidarity movement in the 1980s, I'm particularly grateful to the Central American, Black, immigrant, worker, and indigenous leaders who have challenged and taught me to think and act more deeply about what it means to be human, and what it means to be free."
October 29, 2020
Opposite Ends: The Campus Ministry Episodes!
Welcome to our inaugural Campus Ministry episodes focusing on college students all over WNY! On this first episode, Pastor Kwame shares the importance of the Rite of Libations.
October 20, 2020
What Side are you on? Interview with Whitney Walker and VOICE Buffalo
On this episode, Opposite Ends welcomes their first guest in Whitney Walker, Executive Director of VOICE Buffalo! Listen, like, share and subscribe for the work we do!
September 08, 2020
From Chicago to WNY with Love and burning down all the things! Kwame's turn at stories
For our second episode of Opposite Ends, this time we hear from Pastor Kwame, her journey from Chicago to Western New York and how the Holy Spirit moves her to transformative justice!
August 20, 2020
We do what we want! Troublemakers unite! Episode 1
As I love to say, we are making stuff up as we go! This by far is not perfect but we are diving into and inviting you into this conversation. Miranda shares her story about what led her to want to serve on the East Side of Buffalo.  CW: There may be colorful language with this podcast!
August 04, 2020
Trailer: The Beginning of our Journey
How a conversation between two ELCA Pastors, serving in different contexts formed ongoing dialogue of what it means of fulfilling a call beyond the ordination vows, moving from work into action; what it means to serve in spaces that do not reflect our place of origin.
July 29, 2020