Episode 59: "Sippin Tea w/ BhD Vol 5" - A Conversation w/ Reverend Daryl Paul Lobban
For today’s episode, Ty and Daphne welcome a special guest, Reverend Daryl Paul Lobban, Director of Communications with the Episcopal Diocese of Washington and Fellow at the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute. Together they use a critical lens to discuss religion, politics, and current events. They begin the conversation by getting to know more about Daryl Lobban (6:15) and what motivated him to pursue ministry (9:15). Daryl Lobban then provides his perspective on the role of the black church in the civil rights movement (11:00), contemporary social justice efforts (14:50), and politics (17:08). They then turn their attention to important issues for the 2020 election cycle (22:52), the Democratic presidential candidates (24:50), Trump’s chances of winning reelection in 2020 (30:19), the progressive agenda (32:30), and whether or not Black candidates are being held to a higher standard (38:55). They close by discussing current events, including the Kaepernick settlement (49:20), the Jussie Smollett case (57:10), Kardashian drama (1:05:18), and Jay-Z’s positive financial moves (1:06:25).