57: “For me it was like a calling…I learned to live in truth in myself.” (ft. Randy Quarterman & Sarah Eisner)

57: “For me it was like a calling…I learned to live in truth in myself.” (ft. Randy Quarterman & Sarah Eisner)


Join guests Randy Quarterman & Sarah Eisner for a discussion about making love and justice through truth-telling and reparations. Randy and Sarah are the founders of The Reparations Project, an organization that is working to close the wealth gap between Black and white Americans by centering descendants of those who were enslaved and supporting descendant families of enslavers to pursue ancestral healing through repairing generational harm.

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Sergeant First Class Randy L. Quarterman, Retired Army, served as the Senior Supply Sergeant from August 2000 – September 2020. During his Army career, SFC(R) Quarterman has held a variety of leadership positions throughout, ranging from Unit Supply Specialist to Aide De Camp for the Deputy Commanding General-Manuever for 3rd Infantry Division during Operation New Dawn in Iraq. As an Senior Supply Sergeant, SFC(R) Quarterman served as the Non-Commissioned Officer who deployed to over ten campaigns during our nations time of war. 
SFC(R) is a native of Okinawa, Japan and raised in his teenage years in Savannah, Ga. Entered the Army on 14 August 2000 , attended Basic Training at Fort Leonardwood, MO., and attended the Unit Supply Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, VA. SFC(R) Caldwell retired 1 September 2020 at Fort Stewart, GA. Throughout his 22-year career in the Army, he has served in several enlisted leadership position: Squad Leader; Section Sergeant; Platoon Sergeant; Supply Specialist Supervisor; Support Operation and final position as G3 School Sergeant. Assignments were 3 Corps Fort Hood, TX.; 3d COSCOM, Wiesbaden, GM; 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA.; 25th Infantry Division, Hawaii; U.S Army Materiel Support Command-Korea, Daegu, Korea. Four deployments to Iraq during the timeframe of 2003; 2005-2006; 2007-2008; 2009-2010. 
His military education includes: Primary Leadership Course; Airborne Course; Basic Non-commissioned Officer’s Course; Survival, Evasion, Resist and Escape Course (SERE); Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer’s Course; Master Fitness Trainer Course; Master Resilience Trainer Course; Equal Opportunity Course.
SFC(R)Quarterman currently holds an Associate Degree in Supply Management.
Awards and decorations include, Bronze Star, two Army Meritorious Service Medals; six Army Commendation Medals; eight Army Achievement Medals; seven Good Conduct Medals; National Defense ribbons; Iraqi Campaign Medal w/ two silver stars; the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; three NCOES Ribbons; the Army Service Ribbon; seven Overseas Ribbons; the NATO Medal; awarded the Order of Saint Martin by the Quartermaster General. His section has even won the Headquarter Department of the Army Supply Excellence Award for four consecutive years from 2014-2018 with 2018 being the year which his section was awarded “Best of the Best”.


Sarah Eisner is the 3x great-granddaughter of George Adam Keller, a man who enslaved and then gave reparations land to Zeke Quarterman in Coastal Georgia. Sarah was born, raised, and still lives in Northern California, where she is a mother, recovering tech entrepreneur, writer, and co-founder, along with Randy Quarterman, of The Reparations Project.


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Randy Quarterman & Sarah Eisner


Visit The Reparations Project Website

Take The Pledge to support personal and national reparations

Offer redress that supports racial equity by donating to the Reparations Project

Consider joining The Reparations Project’s Descendant Circle or Partners in Healing groups for deeper engagement and ancestral healing opportunities


From Randy: “I chose this song because either we keep watching the world go by while the time go by or we adapt to the change and learn more about ourselves to heal this world one person at a time.”







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