To continue her series of conversations with humanists about the role of the humanities in our current moment, Federation President Phoebe Stein spoke with Reverend Omari K. Hughes on how theology and religion connect him to the humanities and how the humanities can help us create a more equitable world. Stein met Hughes in 2008 when she joined Maryland Humanities as the executive director and he sat on their board. A recent graduate of Hampton University, at that time Hughes was the director of new media at a local television station. He left his career in broadcast journalism to attend Princeton Theological Seminary and how co-pastors his own congregation at New Life Church in Laurel, MD. Read more about Pastor Hughes here.