Welcome to The Truth Is… by Lisa Sharon Harper

This is The Truth Is… a monthly column from Lisa Sharon Harper about race, faith, politics, and culture. The things that matter—and some things that don’t.

From Ferguson to New York and from Germany to South Africa to Australia, Lisa leads trainings that increase clergy and community leaders’ capacity to organize people of faith toward a just world. A prolific speaker, writer, and activist, Ms. Harper is the founder and president of FreedomRoad, a consulting group dedicated to shrinking the narrative gap in our nation by designing forums and experiences that bring common understanding, common commitment and common action.

Lisa is host of the Freedom Road Podcast, cohost of The FOUR Podcast and author of her monthly column on Substack, “The Truth Is…”. Her much anticipated book, Fortune: How Race Broke My Family And The World–And How To Repair It All, is now available! For more on Lisa’s writing and work, visit her website.

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The truth about race, faith, politics and culture. The things that matter—and some things that don’t.


President and founder of FreedomRoad.us, Lisa is a writer, podcaster and public theologian. Her most recent book is the critically acclaimed Fortune: How Race Broke My Family And The World—And How To Repair It All.