While the Washington Post reports that there is a surge in hate graffiti in my area and video of the confession of Dylann Roof, accused murderer of nine members of Mother Emanuel AME Church in 2015, has been released to the public, I am praying that more stories like the ones emerging from the protest of the North Dakota pipeline […]
The ministry of reconciliation is not one for which our hands go up easily or quickly. There seems always to be a shortage of willing participants. We are not standing in line to talk about the hurts and wounds, to have hard conversations, to pick away at our stony hearts. And finding leaders is just […]
I am in a place that I had not anticipated and certainly could not have prepared for. It is the same feeling that I had after the shooting of nine bowed heads at Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17, 2015. Dylann Roof, the alleged shooter, had hoped to start a race […]
This year’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s Leadership Summit featured author Trillia Newbell. Her book United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity is discussed and she offers practical steps for reconciliation in relationship.
Racial microaggression is not a new term but has recently gained popularity as persons look for ways to discuss experiences of racism that are not overt or perhaps were unintended. While America is not a post- racial country, many of its citizens certainly have come a long way in their thinking. Or, have we? Have we merely […]