After the Breonna Taylor verdict: A Parable of American Justice

I have been working in my yard all summer long.  On September 28th, I will celebrate three years as a homeowner.  Each year, I choose a home improvement project or two.  This summer and in light of the pandemic, there have been several to pass along the time.  I have repainted the kitchen and entryway, […]

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Technical Difficulty: Leading during a Pandemic

I don’t know who had a once in a century pandemic on their 2020 vision board but I didn’t.  I didn’t see this coming or imagine that the world would change because of it.  Socially distant, at least six feet apart, the pandemic has changed the way “we live, move and have our being” (Acts […]

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Praying during a Pandemic: Who am I talking to?

We are now six months into a global pandemic due to COVID-19. I won’t venture to mention the death toll. It will be higher by the time you read this. Someone is on their deathbed now, taking their last breath. Inhale. Exhale. I do the same thing to keep calm. Breathe in. Breathe out. But, […]

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Hope doesn’t make racism go away

Moderated by ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday, a townhall with President Donald Trump was billed as “The President and the People.”  But these weren’t the people that Trump was used to, those screaming fans who meet him for his rallies and wear his red MAGA hats.  Instead, undecided voters came with hard questions and his talking […]

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Thinking about Daniel Prude: Police brutality and positional truth

In North America, truth is positional.  It depends on where you sit or stand or live.  It matters if you are up or down, socially mobile, up and coming, all dressed up.  Because if not, then “Get your hands up where I can see them!”  Because if not, then your number is up.  “I don’t […]

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