Amanda Joy Washington

Chanequa Walker-Barnes

Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes is a clinical psychologist, womanist theologian, and ecumenical minister whose work focuses on healing the legacies of racial and gender oppression. The author of I Bring the Voices of My People: A Womanist Vision for Racial Reconciliation and Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength, she currently serves as Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Mercer University.

Festival Years: 2020, 2021