In another segment of Reclaiming History Lovonia Mallory interviews Dr. Robert Chao Romero (PhD, University of California at Los Angeles; JD, University of California at Berkeley), associate professor in the Departments of Chicana/o Studies and Asian American Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the author of more than 15 academic books and articles, including, Brown Church: Five Centuries of Latina/o Social Justice, Theology, and Identity (May 2020; Amazon #1 best-seller in Christian Liberation Theology), the award-winning The Chinese in Mexico, 1882-1940, Jesus for Revolutionaries: An Introduction to Race, Social Justice, and Christianity, and Mixed Race Student Politics. Romero is also a former Ford Foundation Postdoctoral and Predoctoral Fellow. Robert is also an attorney and ordained pastor. Together with his wife Erica, he is the co-founder of Jesus 4 Revolutionaries, a Christian ministry to activists, as well as a board member of the Matthew 25 Movement in Southern California.
You can find his new book here: www.ivpress.com/brown-church-ebook