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The Robert Wesley Branch Show is a round-table of wisdom, where people from all across the planet, from all walks of life, and from all religious and sacred traditions, convene for spiritual conversation. Featuring co-hosts Michele Wilson, Dante Bonner, and Mai Maiesha.  All-new live shows on Saturday mornings, from 10 a.m. to noon (eastern), on BlogTalkRadio. Regular uploads to our YouTube channel.

Dec 13, 2017

James Baldwin-Studs Terkel Interview (1961). James Baldwin: A Letter from the South. Reading an essay from James Baldwin’s 1961 book, Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son.

From “Black History” Month” to “Black Futures Month.” Discussing this question: What is the evolution of “Black...


Nov 1, 2017

Sharing the story of where my parents were when they heard the news of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination in 1968. Using their story as a backdrop to underscore the importance of receiving your family’s oral tradition: asking the questions, memorializing the history, knowing your family’s story,...


Oct 20, 2017

In our season 8 premiere, we explore all sides of the #WomensMarch on Washington, a global event convened on January 21, 2017. From white male patriarchy to white female privilege, we dialogue on the role women of color played in convening the march and finalizing its written platform. Co-host Michele Wilson interviews...


Aug 1, 2017

How is culture created? How do we create culture? Tracing the history of so-called “pagans” back to the ancient Roman festival of Saturnalia, which gives to us today the many modern traditions of the Christian Christmas celebration. Also discussing the ancient pagan origins of Saturday (Saturn Day). Tracing the...


Aug 1, 2017

Tracing the “traditional his-tory” of the 1621 (first) Thanksgiving celebration between the Wampanoag and the Mayflower Compact survivors, from the perspective of the European colonizers of these United States of America. Talking about the European mindset of the Mayflower Compact settlers and the consciousness of a...